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Forum: Member Car Journals 08-28-2012, 08:37 PM
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Views: 19,993
Posted By Camaro427
Awesome build.

Awesome build.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-03-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Camaro427
tons of Camaro Convertibles in Hawaii

Just got back from Maui, I must have seen 200 convertibles there. there again, it is a perfect place to have one
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-17-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,711
Posted By Camaro427
If you are going to paint it, then a wire brush...

If you are going to paint it, then a wire brush or sanding disc will work very well
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-16-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Camaro427
A thought on a second version might be to modify...

A thought on a second version might be to modify the control arm like you did with the trailing arm. This will give you a serious amount of flexibility. Just a thought. You sir are seriously talented...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-16-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Camaro427
Great fabrication job on the control arms. How...

Great fabrication job on the control arms. How much longer did you make them and what are you rear camber settings?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-16-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,711
Posted By Camaro427
The mounting surface I think is the area you are...

The mounting surface I think is the area you are describing. this area is not plated or painted by Chevrolet. The surface finish is critical for rotor and wheel runout. Clean the area immaculately...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-16-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Camaro427
It is critical. The bushings will act as springs...

It is critical. The bushings will act as springs if they are deflected, as they would be if you install drop coils.

Mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 02-12-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Camaro427
You must have a goal in mind. Doing the gear...

You must have a goal in mind. Doing the gear change is a serious step. What did you hope to accomplish with the change?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-31-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By Camaro427
One thing you can do is regularly bed the brakes....

One thing you can do is regularly bed the brakes. This changes the surface of the rotors and pads, at least temporarily and should help short term. Also you can just be a little more aggressive with...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-28-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,711
Posted By Camaro427
Pete, Why the change in front to rear camber...

Pete,
Why the change in front to rear camber relationships?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-07-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By Camaro427
315s on 11 inch wide wheels may have rubbing...

315s on 11 inch wide wheels may have rubbing issues if the offsets are not correct.

I absolutely insist on anyone I do drop suspension systems to get an alignment. Camber and toe change a lot when...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-02-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,616
Posted By Camaro427
Great looking!

Great looking!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-29-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By Camaro427
There are far better alignment specs than "stock"...

There are far better alignment specs than "stock" for drag racing. There is quite a bit of data on the forums on this
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-27-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,494
Posted By Camaro427
I seriously enjoy looking at the fruits of...

I seriously enjoy looking at the fruits of enginuity. This is awesome stuff for the non street users.

mike
dms
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-20-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By Camaro427
There are a lot of great kits out there. But to...

There are a lot of great kits out there. But to fine tune the choices, you need to describe your driving expectations, habits, goals, and of coarse budget
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-17-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Camaro427
I have used the Energy Lubrication grease on a...

I have used the Energy Lubrication grease on a large number of sway bars. I have not been happy with it. This grease dries out pretty fast and has been a major issue with squeeks.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-17-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Camaro427
Great job

Great job
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-17-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Camaro427
The challenge with dealing with all the sway bars...

The challenge with dealing with all the sway bars out there is the ability to actually compare data. Size is not necessarily an indication of strength. Solid bars are much stronger than hollow bars,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-07-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,900
Posted By Camaro427
Pretty cool guys!

Pretty cool guys!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-07-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,815
Posted By Camaro427
The video was outstanding. The driver appeared to...

The video was outstanding. The driver appeared to have a problem with the shifter. I am sure they will get that straightened out.

Would be great if we can get posted all the Gen 5 Camaros and...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-07-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,505
Posted By Camaro427
Great video. Looks like the driver was having an...

Great video. Looks like the driver was having an issue with the shifter.

Fun to watch however.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-24-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Camaro427
Custom Alignment Balance and Brakes 2599...

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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-18-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Camaro427
Pretty Awesome!!

Pretty Awesome!!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-10-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Camaro427
Great Right up!

Great Right up!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-10-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Camaro427
Great Job Bruce!

Great Job Bruce!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-12-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Camaro427
No problem. When the vehicle is on the alignment...

No problem. When the vehicle is on the alignment rack with the tires on the ground, they should loosen the front and rear control arm bushings, jounce the car as much as they can, then retighten, It...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-12-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Camaro427
Unless you have installed new drop coils or...

Unless you have installed new drop coils or coilovers, you do not ever have to time the bushings doing an alignment
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-10-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,980
Posted By Camaro427
I totally disagree with you! My comments are...

I totally disagree with you! My comments are specifically targeted to the Camaro. And you are correct. There are limitations in dimensions, yet most vehicles have limitations as well. With respect to...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-07-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,980
Posted By Camaro427
I totally agree that you can go too far on a bar....

I totally agree that you can go too far on a bar. A bar needs to be the last thing you do after you do an overall upgrade, which ranges from dampers, coils to tires and wheels.

But in all cases,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-06-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,980
Posted By Camaro427
There is a difference between hollow and solid...

There is a difference between hollow and solid bars. No matter how thick the hollow bar is, if they are both the same diameter and dimensions, the solid bar will outperform the hollow bar every...
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