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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-21-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,359
Views: 249,996
Posted By chevy454
Evan Smith was there flogging them, I wonder if...

Evan Smith was there flogging them, I wonder if they used the et/mph from his runs? The video I saw from someone at SGMP Friday during the testing showed the magazine people running 11.8s, and iirc...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 02-13-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By chevy454
Got the wheels/tires out yesterday and wiped them...

Got the wheels/tires out yesterday and wiped them down...tires are great, and while 2 wheels are almost perfect, 2 have a couple issues:


1 front has like 3 rock chip looking places, and a...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 02-10-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,189
Posted By chevy454
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=201...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=201751
Forum: Wheels / Tires 02-10-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By chevy454
Midnight silver wheels/tires/tpm: take offs

(4) midnight silver 20" wheels of our 2010 ss/rs
(2) 245/-20 tires
(2) 275/-20 tires
(4) tire pressure monitors

(and I'm 99% sure I have the lugnuts for them as well)

Less than 500 miles on...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-29-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 15,200
Posted By chevy454
My father-in-law has one of these he's owned...

My father-in-law has one of these he's owned since new...just under 100k miles, 3/4 ton 4x4, sweet truck.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-29-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 15,200
Posted By chevy454
Those pictures are like crack cocaine to me, lol!...

Those pictures are like crack cocaine to me, lol! This looks like Ed behind the wheel of the Nova...

http://www.colesy-juniorstockforum.com/forum/download/file.php?id=7267


I believe you're...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-29-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 15,200
Posted By chevy454
Ed Hedrick drove Grumpy's L78 Nova probably more...

Ed Hedrick drove Grumpy's L78 Nova probably more often than Bill did...a lot of new combos came down the pipe in '69 so Bill moved on to developing them, and had Ed help him drive the Grumpy team...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 12-28-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By chevy454
Yes and yes...one of only *5* Daytona Yellow '69...

Yes and yes...one of only *5* Daytona Yellow '69 Yenko Camaros built with the automatic. I have probably between 500 and 750 passes in the car, all on the skinnies.

I saw the COPO vid you...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 12-27-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By chevy454
Maybe this will help: a video of our '69 Yenko...

Maybe this will help: a video of our '69 Yenko Camaro running an 11.73 on Polyglass tires...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbGiHIsdnNE&list=UUjo-PVf5jC6pvTekOIyrSJg&index=9&feature=plcp
Forum: USA - California 11-04-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By chevy454
If it's like the new CobraJet & DragPak cars from...

If it's like the new CobraJet & DragPak cars from FoMoCo and ChryCo then the problem will be the lack of VIN or MSO from Chevrolet...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-26-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By chevy454
Car was picked up at Ray Chevrolet and driven...

Car was picked up at Ray Chevrolet and driven straight to Nickey-Chicago (<50 miles), Nickey worked their magic then drove it to St. Louis where we trailered it home...so easily less than 500 miles...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-26-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By chevy454
2010 SS/RS 20" take off wheels/tires value

We have the original 20" wheels/tires off of our 2010 SS/RS Camaro...less than 500 interstate miles on them, so they naturally look brand new.

Any idea what value they have? What would a new...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-26-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,307
Posted By chevy454
Actually, the rule of thumb is new tires on the...

Actually, the rule of thumb is new tires on the front (steer) wheels. I always assumed the opposite, since the rears wear faster, until talking with a tire guy...his explanation was as simple as...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-21-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
The '68 Z/28 convertible Estes had built was...

The '68 Z/28 convertible Estes had built was British Racing Green...it went through the Central Office (COPO) and started on the production line and finished in engineering, iirc. There was some...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-21-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By chevy454
The NICB is missing the boat on that one...they...

The NICB is missing the boat on that one...they could make money hand over fist (same with Chevrolet & their records) if they wanted to. We've been begging them for years, and had talked to them a...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-29-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
That'd be him! I had read the MCR articles about...

That'd be him! I had read the MCR articles about his COPO cars and how he actually drove & raced them, and finally met him when I started racing at the Pure Stock Drags (1999)...I was a bit...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-29-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
Oh man, Canada was *definitely* tuned in to the...

Oh man, Canada was *definitely* tuned in to the HP stuff, or at least some of it! I'm good friends with a guy that has several Canadian COPOs, mainly from Central down in London, Ont...

I bet...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-29-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
Oh snap! What city/region of the country were...

Oh snap! What city/region of the country were you in? The odd thing is, there were several small town dealers that somehow figured it out and got clued in, even here in northern Arkansas/southern...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-29-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
Don't you wish your dealer had seen this, then?...

Don't you wish your dealer had seen this, then? :D

http://www.yenko.net/photos/data/500/DragWorldZL-1Ad2.jpg

Other than maybe the 'Vettes, Chevrolet's ad department SUCKED...and pretty much...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-28-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
You do realize that the 396 Camaro in the other...

You do realize that the 396 Camaro in the other lane was over a tenth quicker and had 3+ mph on Jerry's Z, right (while carrying almost 200 more pounds)? Notice how Jerry gets tree'd then run down...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-28-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,630
Posted By chevy454
Tell me, exactly *which* 396 Camaros are D/S...

Tell me, exactly *which* 396 Camaros are D/S legal? ;)

My old man was a '69 Z owner back in the day, and there's a reason he switched to solid lifter BBC's...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-14-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By chevy454
New 20" M/T ET Streets vs. Nitto DRs

Saw M/T is making a 20" drag radial now (ET Street Radial II)...anyone know how these stack up to the Nitto 20" drag radials?
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-09-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 45,885
Posted By chevy454
The replacement tires on my wife's '09 Traverse...

The replacement tires on my wife's '09 Traverse are ~ $300/ea...which makes the price of a performance Cup tire seem in line.

Someone mentioned the weight of the ZL-1 earlier...our automatic car...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-15-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By chevy454
Does removing the battery cables for 15 mins or...

Does removing the battery cables for 15 mins or so accomplish the same thing? And exactly what is happening with a fuse pull??
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-13-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,820
Posted By chevy454
What's everyone doing for air pressure on the 20"...

What's everyone doing for air pressure on the 20" Nitto DR's? I had no idea so I stuck them @ 18psi, and which netted some 1.7 60' times...we're trying to dial in some other stuff or else we...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-12-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,052
Posted By chevy454
Doing some reading before making the jump...I'm...

Doing some reading before making the jump...I'm somewhat computer savvy, but have never messed with anything tuning-wise...would like some tuning software for our 2010 LS7/A6 based Camaro. The...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-12-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By chevy454
Ty Mason up in Michigan was the last to tune it,...

Ty Mason up in Michigan was the last to tune it, I believe he uses Hp Tuners...I'm trying to get in touch with him. Car made 500rwhp @ 6500 and 450rwtq @ 5500...should I simply leave the shift point...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-12-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By chevy454
6 speedauto: easiest way to change shift points

Ls7 with auto in sig...whats the easiest way to adjust shift points? We sent the tcm with the trans when rpm built it, but they built it for the milder engine/cam we started with...but its the stock...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,356
Posted By chevy454
Nickey-Chicago built the 427 powered car below......

Nickey-Chicago built the 427 powered car below...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=178120&stc=1&d=1288632041
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-06-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,343
Posted By chevy454
LOL, no problem...I'm by no means an expert, and...

LOL, no problem...I'm by no means an expert, and I'm wrong as much as I'm right (my wife will gladly verify both of those statements!) but I have been fortunate enough to have gotten lots and lots of...
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