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Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By garfin
Found this: ...

Found this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujTeX-LYmuo

Good instruction/explanation of this - how to shift from 3rd to 4th at 2:20.
Also good tips for the 2-3 upshift...

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By garfin
Exactly!! I hate to admit it, but I managed to...

Exactly!!
I hate to admit it, but I managed to shift 3-2, at redline while in 3rd - on the dragstrip in my 4th Gen SS. Horrible experience! The force would have put me through the front windshield...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-11-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By garfin
I like to refer to the 6th Gen Camaro as the...

I like to refer to the 6th Gen Camaro as the "Thinking Man's Corvette" :nod:

Running fast and ducking low,

Elie
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-10-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,601
Posted By garfin
True, but Autogude is going out on a limb and...

True, but Autogude is going out on a limb and predicting an Alpha-based platform for it... 2nd parargaraph....
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-09-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By garfin
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=83951...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8395118&postcount=61

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: Wheels | Tires 12-13-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By garfin
My 2010 CTS-V's owner's manual stipulates 140. At...

My 2010 CTS-V's owner's manual stipulates 140. At one point, the was a GM TSB recommending 158 for the fronts to combat a wheel-clicking problem that some cars had....
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-27-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,918
Posted By garfin
Thank you Becky! Best regards, Elie

Thank you Becky!

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-11-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By garfin
I've had some seat time in my friend's C7 playing...

I've had some seat time in my friend's C7 playing around with this and it's fantastic! As good as it is, there's nothing like heel & toeing/blipping the throttle and nailing the rev matching just...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-02-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By garfin
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=63938...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6393828&postcount=2

Discussion about no-lift shift on the ZL1 in the above video around the 1:36 mark.
Keep in mind that the no-lift shift feature...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-27-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,691
Posted By garfin
I had a line lock installed on my '98 SS with the...

I had a line lock installed on my '98 SS with the only intent being to save my rear brakes whiel doing burnouts at the strip during my drag racing days. I never had occasion to use it for any other...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-24-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,223
Posted By garfin
I love the Recaros not so much for spirited or...

I love the Recaros not so much for spirited or track driving (although I do get out on a track once or twice a year), but for the support and comfort. A few years ago, I had a bad bout of sciatica...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-23-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,223
Posted By garfin
Haven't seen much mention of seats in this...

Haven't seen much mention of seats in this thread... a good friend of mine drove his new 2016 3LT Z51 over for me to check out a couple of weeks ago - certainly an amazing car! He had the base seats...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-14-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,832
Posted By garfin
I can't begin to tell you just how serious GM is...

I can't begin to tell you just how serious GM is about performance.

Knowing the Camaro team as I do, and those here who have met some of the team members, I know, will back me up on this and will...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-12-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,404
Posted By garfin
Yup... I'm not suggesting anything with respect...

Yup... I'm not suggesting anything with respect to the validity of the result. I only threw it out there since I thought the thread on that forum might make an interesting read, with people here...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-11-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,404
Posted By garfin
Speculation already that the ATS-V is somewhat...

Speculation already that the ATS-V is somewhat underrated with a baseline dyno of 436 RWHP on the 8 speed auto......
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-27-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,453
Posted By garfin
There is a difference between ventilated seats...

There is a difference between ventilated seats (used by GM) and seats that incorporate the car's A/C for cooling the seats.
The ventilated seats in my car do a super job without the complication of...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-20-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,798
Posted By garfin
Absolutely a must!! http://keywraps.com/ ...

Absolutely a must!!
http://keywraps.com/

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-27-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,584
Posted By garfin
I would say that whatever you do, make sure you...

I would say that whatever you do, make sure you get the MRC - especially if the car will be your DD. It really does make that much of a difference in terms of a comfortable ride over rough or uneven...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By garfin
You'll probably get a little better fuel mileage...

You'll probably get a little better fuel mileage without the 10% ethanol that's in the PetroCan 94. Doubt you'd see a performance difference between the 2...

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-14-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By garfin
Another vote for the above advice. I have not...

Another vote for the above advice.
I have not driven the turbo 4, but I did have the opportunity to air out the V6 manual on the Belle Isle track at the unveil and from launch, I was able to get...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-05-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,742
Posted By garfin
Looks are certainly a subjective thing, but keep...

Looks are certainly a subjective thing, but keep this in mind - the SS spoiler has a definite purpose...
http://www.camaro6.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8462631&postcount=34

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,059
Posted By garfin
Call it what you will, but if you are driving the...

Call it what you will, but if you are driving the auto in manual mode and hit the paddle to downshift, the computer raises the revs to match the car's speed in the lower gear for a seamless...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-05-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By garfin
:idiot: Best regards, Elie

:idiot:

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,930
Posted By garfin
Great points and ideas in this thread... but...

Great points and ideas in this thread... but unless I missed it, I didn't read any discussion about a track or 1LE package for the V6 car. After driving the V6 on the track at Belle Isle, I honestly...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,495
Posted By garfin
Noyce! Very noyce!! Many safe kilometres and...

Noyce! Very noyce!!

Many safe kilometres and drive it only in the best of health!

Congrats and ENJOY!!

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,778
Posted By garfin
Yup. I spent 3 weeks last year driving around...

Yup.
I spent 3 weeks last year driving around Scotland and Ireland in manual transmission vehicles that had this feature...
#1 - with both the cars that I'd rented, the start/stop feature could be...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,488
Posted By garfin
Very true... I was blessed with the opportunity...

Very true...
I was blessed with the opportunity to watch my CTS-V go through final assembly at LGR in 2010 and I can verify, without a doubt, that if things haven't changed, there is no way in the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,849
Posted By garfin
The SS spoiler is definitely functional! I've...

The SS spoiler is definitely functional! I've posted in other threads about this, but during the unveil weekend, I listened to Tom Peters take about 15 min. to explain to those around him about all...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-26-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,647
Posted By garfin
Laser welded or "laser brazed". (you can google...

Laser welded or "laser brazed". (you can google that term and lots shows up)

The good folks at Lansing Grand River are experts in using this technique, which they brought on board with the 2009...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-25-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By garfin
Huge difference... when I look at the the pics,...

Huge difference... when I look at the the pics, my reaction is, "Gee, that's nice!"
When I saw the car in person, my jaw simply dropped.

Best regards,

Elie
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