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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... Yesterday, 05:53 PM
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Posted By SGOS252382
His mods probably didn't do much of anything. ...

His mods probably didn't do much of anything.

He needs some long tubes and a good tune.

An SS with long tubes and a good tune will beat a stock 1LE (drivers being equal).
Most SS's run at...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-19-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,026
Posted By SGOS252382
I would get a custom tune. Why - my tuner...

I would get a custom tune.

Why - my tuner spends as long as it takes on the dyno and then on the street to get my car running just right.
We've spent a lot of time on the street getting...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By SGOS252382
Good to see your car running so good. I've been...

Good to see your car running so good. I've been out of the game for a couple years do to some injuries.
I miss going to the track.
I've still never run my car with anything other than 20" wheels...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-15-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By SGOS252382
Very easy to clean compared to my Forgestar F14s...

Very easy to clean compared to my Forgestar F14s and TSW Nurburgrings. Those wheels I mentioned are a PIA to clean compared to the ZL1 style wheels.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By SGOS252382
The Hellcat is great if all you do is drive in a...

The Hellcat is great if all you do is drive in a straight line (and if you can get the car to hook up with the same sized rear tires as a stock Camaro SS). And the Hellcat had to have its fenders...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,424
Posted By SGOS252382
I personally think the rear end of the new...

I personally think the rear end of the new Mustang looks terrible.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-11-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By SGOS252382
Drag radials and good driving and you should...

Drag radials and good driving and you should easily get down in the high 11s. With excellent driving (Joe Pro behind the wheel), your car could get down in the mid 11s.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,424
Posted By SGOS252382
"track pack" and 1LE are designed with a track...

"track pack" and 1LE are designed with a track (road course) in mind. Yet, C&D didn't even test them on a track. They drove around on bumpy roads and decided the Mustang was a better car because it...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,848
Posted By SGOS252382
At least the new Motor Trend puts the them 1....

At least the new Motor Trend puts the them
1. Camaro SS 1LE (426 hp)
2. Mustang GT, PP (435 hp)
3. Challenger R/T (6.4, SP,485 hp)

Willow Springs Track Times
1. Camaro SS 1LE (1:22.81 sec)
2....
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,035
Posted By SGOS252382
Car looks great. It's funny when I went to...

Car looks great.

It's funny when I went to Total Tire Care in my area to get mine put on the installer said "these are going to fit on your car?" When he saw the 315/35/20 tires and the 11" wide...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,040
Posted By SGOS252382
Without baseline numbers on that dyno, you could...

Without baseline numbers on that dyno, you could ask them what stock LS3s usually dyno on their dyno. Stock LS3s can dyno anywhere from 345-390 rwhp depending on the dyno.

Beyond that, your track...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 07-09-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,913
Posted By SGOS252382
I didn't see any information about the track...

I didn't see any information about the track conditions (DA). I know that running a car down the strip in Texas at this time of year can be a heart breaker. :cry:
Especially at some of the tracks...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-09-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 29,397
Posted By SGOS252382
You might even have issues with bolt ons L99 A6...

You might even have issues with bolt ons L99 A6 seeing we have two members that have run 11.4s. That seems to be your thinking with the 5.0s (intake and tune only).

As far as Internal Mods + Bolt...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By SGOS252382
If you have a 2010 Camaro SS you might want to...

If you have a 2010 Camaro SS you might want to look into Vararam's intake. You can stick your hand through the front grill right into the mouth of the intake. It gets the most direct and shortest...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-07-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,681
Posted By SGOS252382
It can be yours for $$$$$$. Now lets shop for...

It can be yours for $$$$$$. Now lets shop for something we can afford. Its just a showroom car to hopefully bring in more buyers for the V6.
It probably weighs 4500 lbs and goes flying off the track...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,624
Posted By SGOS252382
I recently switched back to 20" wheels from 18"...

I recently switched back to 20" wheels from 18" wheels. Does my car still feel fast? Yes it does, but I know I've lost performance (straight line) even if I can't feel it.
I would guess at a minimum...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 07-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By SGOS252382
GM needs to be very careful with the 6th gen. I...

GM needs to be very careful with the 6th gen. I sure hope they learned from past mistakes.
So far I've been a little disappointed with the direction GM has been taking the current Camaro (Z28 is...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-05-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By SGOS252382
Yeah, and having 305 series front tires doesn't...

Yeah, and having 305 series front tires doesn't hurt (305s are ridiculously wide for front tires).
I'm suprised the Camaro SS doesn't come with wider front tires (275s should come on the SS). 245...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-04-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,461
Posted By SGOS252382
Those wheels look like they would be damaged the...

Those wheels look like they would be damaged the first time you rubbed a curb (maybe it's just an illusion).

And these thread are always the same thing because everyone thinks their wheels look...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By SGOS252382
I'm not sure if the front wheels/tires would fit...

I'm not sure if the front wheels/tires would fit on the Vette?
And isn't that what the guys driving the Mustang GTs always say when they lose to a 1LE?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-04-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By SGOS252382
Z51 was $57,995 Z28 was $75,000 So there's...

Z51 was $57,995
Z28 was $75,000

So there's a pretty decent price difference.

BTW (in their testing -pretty slow, but we don't know the conditions DA)
Z51 ran 12.5 @ 116 mph
Z28 ran 12.7 @...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-04-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,286
Posted By SGOS252382
You own a ZL1 and a Z28?

You own a ZL1 and a Z28?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By SGOS252382
Z28 faster than Z51 Corvette Stingray at VIR

My new Car and Driver Mag says that the "The Camaro Z28 proved to be quicker around VIR ( http://virnow.com/track/) than the Corvette Z51 at 2014's Lightning Lap."

Unfortunately, they story won't...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-29-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By SGOS252382
. Lots of guys have been buying 20x9 (front)...

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Lots of guys have been buying 20x9 (front) and 20x10 (rear) wheels while keeping the stock tires to save money. Then when their stock tires need changing (or they have the money), they move up...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By SGOS252382
That picture you linked just proves my point...

That picture you linked just proves my point about the mufflers behind a Camaro SS. Those ugly mufflers are one of the only design flaws the car has from the back. GM should do something to hide or...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-28-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,286
Posted By SGOS252382
Source GM The Z/28’s 19-inch aluminum wheels...

Source GM

The Z/28’s 19-inch aluminum wheels save 8.7 kilograms compared to Camaro SS wheels. Their thin split-spoke design features a back-cut at the rim, reducing mass at the outermost area of...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-24-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By SGOS252382
And they are $450.00 each. I can't bring myself...

And they are $450.00 each. I can't bring myself to spend $900.00 for two P-Zeros. P-Zeros are pretty good tires, but nothing all that special. To me they are very over priced.
The only affordable...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-24-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By SGOS252382
That 1LE had a lot of aftermarket modifications...

That 1LE had a lot of aftermarket modifications to it.
They could have left out the parts of the video showing us how they put their stickers on the cars.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By SGOS252382
Padre put 3:45 gears in his L99 and they showed...

Padre put 3:45 gears in his L99 and they showed very little performance gain. A much better mod is a higher stall converter (if drag racing is what you're into), but you would need drag radials to...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,632
Posted By SGOS252382
They trap 120 - 125 mph (which is impressive, but...

They trap 120 - 125 mph (which is impressive, but not crazy fast).
It's the GTRs, AWD launch that allows it to run extremely fast E.T.s in stock form.

A guy in my neighborhood sold his GT500 and...
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