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Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 06:39 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
The TR6060 is a much stronger transmission. Thats...

The TR6060 is a much stronger transmission. Thats why its used in cars with 600+ hp while the TR3160 generally isn't used in cars with more than low 300s. The 3160 is a bit lighter, and thats...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By DGthe3
They'll probably want to get the ZL1 & 1LE...

They'll probably want to get the ZL1 & 1LE launched before getting into the Z/28. So its unlikely to be this summer. The car seems pretty far along already and could probably get launched before the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-21-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By DGthe3
Also, GM has intentionally scaled way back on...

Also, GM has intentionally scaled way back on fleet. So now when Avis or Budget or whoever wants a pony car as a 'fun' offering its going to be a Mustang. That makes for a fairly big swing in monthly...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-21-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
In my experience, the people that are unwilling...

In my experience, the people that are unwilling to provide a source do so because one does not exist.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-21-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
:facepalm: Then give us the source. Like I...

:facepalm:

Then give us the source. Like I asked the first time.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-21-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
Because you can't make a definitive statement...

Because you can't make a definitive statement like "The r was 2 seconds faster around the track from the 1le" based on a different car, on a different track. If it hasn't happened, don't talk as...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-21-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
And your source for the 2017 Camaro SS/1LE at...

And your source for the 2017 Camaro SS/1LE at Chuckwalla? Or even just its lap time. Because without knowing how it did there, its kinda hard to use that time as a proxy for another track.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-21-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By DGthe3
And I was right. Very knobish. In fact, I think...

And I was right. Very knobish. In fact, I think those two are getting worse not better. How many times did they complain about the colour of the Lexus? I don't like bright orange either, but almost...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-21-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By DGthe3
I don't understand the 'too similar styling'...

I don't understand the 'too similar styling' argument.

If you liked how it looked before (enough to buy one), why would similar styling prevent you from buying a new one? Not being radically...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-21-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
Source? BDC shouldn't be on newstands for a...

Source? BDC shouldn't be on newstands for a couple months, I think its typically the November issue.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-21-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By DGthe3
One slightly worrying thing is that approximately...

One slightly worrying thing is that approximately all the profit is coming from North America -which accounts for only about 35 to 40% of their total sales. There are billions in profit up for grabs...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-20-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By DGthe3
Were you expecting them to somehow add enough to...

Were you expecting them to somehow add enough to the LT4 to beat the Hellcat's output & maybe match the Z06 in a straight line, without changing anything important enough to require a new engine...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-20-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
The Camaro is lined up with all those 'upper...

The Camaro is lined up with all those 'upper tier' sports cars because thats how Best Drivers Car works. Motor Trend puts out a call to every manufacturer to get their latest performance cars. Some...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-20-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16,773
Views: 879,049
Posted By DGthe3
I checked at FastestLaps.com and they don't have...

I checked at FastestLaps.com and they don't have any times for the GT350.

There haven't been that many on-track reviews of the car, for some reason.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-20-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By DGthe3
Well, Tran & MarkLS2 have been around for over a...

Well, Tran & MarkLS2 have been around for over a decade ... but good luck getting them to post in here :smiling1:


Myself, I'm only about to hit 9 years. I'll bump this thread in 53 weeks when I...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-20-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 275,662
Posted By DGthe3
:twitch: Is GM clearing out their R&D centre...

:twitch:

Is GM clearing out their R&D centre via ebay?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-20-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By DGthe3
I'll have to watch it tonight. Kinda wish...

I'll have to watch it tonight.

Kinda wish MotorTrend would replace the hosts for H2H. I know they're trying to strike a balance between being factual journalists and knobs having fun ... but I've...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-20-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 275,662
Posted By DGthe3
Cadillac needs crossovers an awful lot more than...

Cadillac needs crossovers an awful lot more than a sub ATS sized sedan.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-20-2016, 10:57 AM
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Views: 275,662
Posted By DGthe3
Not surprised. It was overly ambitious to start...

Not surprised. It was overly ambitious to start with and the public hasn't gotten on board with hybrids and EVs in sufficient quantities to make it feasible.

Know what its being scaled back to?...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-20-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By DGthe3
I'd say its extremely unlikely that there will be...

I'd say its extremely unlikely that there will be a 'super hybrid' Camaro. That type of technology is little more than a gimmick to comply with regulations. For an equal investment put into a...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-20-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By DGthe3
All I've ever seen from GM is 'at least 640',...

All I've ever seen from GM is 'at least 640', which means that it can be 640 or more but not 639 or less.

But as I've said before ... the specific number really doesn't matter. Odds are low that...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 07-19-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 68,865
Posted By DGthe3
Trademarks are used for naming/branding. They can...

Trademarks are used for naming/branding. They can be renewed at the end of the term by the original owner. If the original owner does not renew it is open to be trademarked by someone else or used...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-19-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 656
Posted By DGthe3
People put far too much value on anecdotes and...

People put far too much value on anecdotes and not nearly enough on statistics
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-18-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By DGthe3
2009 - 2015 Camaro owners should probably be...

2009 - 2015 Camaro owners should probably be looking on Camaro5, not Camaro6.

Here is the Camaro5 A/V subforum:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=29
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-18-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 275,662
Posted By DGthe3
The goal is sales & profit ... not making...

The goal is sales & profit ... not making enthusiasts happy. The vast majority of people want the size & space of an SUV but don't care for truck-like ride, handling, or fuel economy. Hence,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-18-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 275,662
Posted By DGthe3
According to them, it will be a crossover not an...

According to them, it will be a crossover not an SUV
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-16-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By DGthe3
Releasing information is pretty much the only...

Releasing information is pretty much the only thing that happens during an 'official launch'. We already know what the car looks like. No point in issuing a press release spilling the beans 2 weeks...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-16-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,759
Posted By DGthe3
Fun fact: debtors get to decide how much of a...

Fun fact: debtors get to decide how much of a loan needs to be repaid and in what form. In the case of GM, after the bankruptcy it was agreed that they would have to pay back billions in cash as...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-14-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 35,341
Posted By DGthe3
Its been a while since I've seen a breakdown, but...

Its been a while since I've seen a breakdown, but I think the LS percentage was generally in the single digits. The SS was close to about 50%, with most of the remainder being LT's.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-14-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By DGthe3
The dealer is paying to upgrade the dealer...

The dealer is paying to upgrade the dealer service centre at the dealership ... not the customer.
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