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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-30-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,221
Posted By Smkymts
I have a 2SS SLP ZL585 with the Eibach 1"...

I have a 2SS SLP ZL585 with the Eibach 1" lowering springs and 29mm front and 32mm rear sway bars. Which turns out to be much better at AutoX than the stock SS. And very able to compete with the...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-30-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,221
Posted By Smkymts
I'm new to all this, so a little patience please,...

I'm new to all this, so a little patience please, but can some explain whats the difference between the stock 2SS hub and the ZL1 hubs?
What is the gain in upgrading to the ZL1 hub?

Thanks
...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-29-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,594
Posted By Smkymts
Most of the general members have no clue as to...

Most of the general members have no clue as to what it takes to put on a event the size of CamaroFest, its cost or organization. Or how complicated and expensive the proposed extra say is. I actually...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-28-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Smkymts
You have asked a very dangerous question. It...

You have asked a very dangerous question. It totally depends on the track you're running and the officials of the event. Everyone wants to bring out the NHRA rulebook when you asked that question....
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-28-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Smkymts
What do you think of a overall Fest Winner?

Here is my proposal:

With a car show, AutoX and multiple drag classes, why are we still trying to cram all this in to just two days? Thursday, this year, people showed up for the...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-28-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,594
Posted By Smkymts
Look, I understand your life is extremely...

Look, I understand your life is extremely complicated before and especially during fest. You have a lot to balance and a lot more varibles thrown at you last minute. But I have proposed a question...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers 08-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 35,899
Posted By Smkymts
+1

+1
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers 08-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 35,899
Posted By Smkymts
From the moment I saw the new 2016 Convertible at...

From the moment I saw the new 2016 Convertible at Camaro5 Fest, I said the New Camaro looked like what you would get if a new Mustang and a new Corvette had a baby. The site lines are very similar in...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-12-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,594
Posted By Smkymts
Very disappointed in how the drags where...

Very disappointed in how the drags where organized. Never heard M6 street tire class called. Was running in AutoX and asked how we could do both drag and auto. Pete at AutoX said they got together...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-12-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,131
Posted By Smkymts
Its funny that no one complains when they win,...

Its funny that no one complains when they win, especially when they beat a stronger car. Only when they dont make the cut. Same held true for the drag racers. I didn't hear the V6 drivers complain...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-09-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,131
Posted By Smkymts
I came by myself, so if anyone has pics or video...

I came by myself, so if anyone has pics or video of the white Indy Pace Car please email them to me at smkymts@comcast.net

Thanks
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-09-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,594
Posted By Smkymts
Mlee, What happened to you calling Peter at...

Mlee,

What happened to you calling Peter at the autocross track to tell him to send over the two guys in the autocross finals so they could drag in their class. Seemed to forget about them cause...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,131
Posted By Smkymts
There is a valid point about the more sessions...

There is a valid point about the more sessions you run the lower your time can be from understanding the course and what works best. But so does, the time of day, moisture and heat. All of which...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-09-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,131
Posted By Smkymts
This was my first autocross event ever. I...

This was my first autocross event ever. I completely enjoyed myself. Pete and his crew as well as the volunteers put on a great event. I did run a session on both days. And heard an announcement that...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-20-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Smkymts
I have run the LMII since new on my ZL585. I love...

I have run the LMII since new on my ZL585. I love it, others love it, the wife hated it. But it's a convertible, so with the top down at redlights, it bugs her. It also has the SLP headers and no...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-28-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
That's easy for you to decide. But then again...

That's easy for you to decide. But then again there had never been a shortage of
blunt minded comments on here. Performance mods you chose and that can be easily removed is one thing but being...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-28-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
Here's another fix, remove my member status, your...

Here's another fix, remove my member status, your a moderator.
C5 has nothing to offer me any more!
Some members try to discuss things openly and they catch $h!+ for it. The weak always resort to...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
Contact official NHRA track "Thunder Valley",...

Contact official NHRA track "Thunder Valley", Bristol, Tn. Home if Chevy Spring Nationals. They allow any vehicle that passes tech inspection run on a weekly bases in full agreement with local law...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
I really odd thing is that I keep getting told...

I really odd thing is that I keep getting told that this is for safety reasons. "What happens if you flip?"

But in the same breath, the same people say that it only applies to drag racing. But I...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
Then why hasn't it and still isn't in some cases...

Then why hasn't it and still isn't in some cases enforced equally. Why wasn't it enforced last year?

And I never said Camaro5 could change NHRA. But it gas a lot if clout and could find a nice...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
I'm being told that this is only an issue for me....

I'm being told that this is only an issue for me. That 99.8 % of C5 members have coupes.
Those that believe this really mean Convertible owners don't have a need for a safe track to race. That our...
Forum: 2013 Camaro5 Fest (IV) 07-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,614
Posted By Smkymts
Where was the equal application and enforcement...

Where was the equal application and enforcement of the rules at last years event?
Was this made know to the decision makers before the contract to return was signed?
There are plenty of NHRA...
Forum: 2013 Camaro5 Fest (IV) 07-27-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,614
Posted By Smkymts
Four issues with what you wrote. 1) this same...

Four issues with what you wrote.
1) this same track allowed Cfest last year without incident.
2) this same track is not the only NHRA track that is large enough and open enough to let convertibles...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,885
Posted By Smkymts
Bad news for Convertible drag racers at C5F4

In the current NHRA rules revisions for the 2013 NHRA Rule book!!
Forum: 2013 Camaro5 Fest (IV) 07-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,614
Posted By Smkymts
I didn't make it a discrimination issue. But when...

I didn't make it a discrimination issue. But when I'm told to put on Pom Poms to cheer for coupes, I needs to defend ones believes.

I would agree that if I flip, I'm hurt or dead. My point is...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By Smkymts
Good choice, I have Pfadt trailing arms and toe...

Good choice, I have Pfadt trailing arms and toe rods and they made the wheel hop disappear.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By Smkymts
Thanks for saying that. You made my shitty day...

Thanks for saying that. You made my shitty day have a smile. But a lot of the credit goes to the Supercharger, race cam and Tune as well. But all is for not because it looks like Lucas Raceway isn't...
Forum: 2013 Camaro5 Fest (IV) 07-27-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,614
Posted By Smkymts
I do not want to see this blown out of proportion...

I do not want to see this blown out of proportion but racing at this event to important to convertible owners too. I only asked the question because there are posting all over the forum with...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,522
Posted By Smkymts
Cost

I have over $85k in mine and have done nothing close to the mods you have done the man hours and parts must have been tremendous. Can you post a ball park cost you have invested? Never mind, I...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,483
Posted By Smkymts
I race mine ten or more times a year. I won the...

I race mine ten or more times a year. I won the M6 Street tire class (16 cars)at Cfest against mostly Zl1s coupes with only SS. Of coarse it's not stock. I posted a best 12.29 at Lucas Cfest last...
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