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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By Rock
I read somewhere that the camaro plant is...

I read somewhere that the camaro plant is actually closing for a short stint as well.Might've been a typo, but it was on NY Times in the autosection on my mobile phone.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,119
Posted By Rock
Something sounds a little off. 1) why would...

Something sounds a little off.
1) why would you have to re-order, when the screw up is GM side. Only thing they "Might" have to do is re-issue a new VIN. You should not have to do any more...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,643
Posted By Rock
You guys are a little over the top in this thread...

You guys are a little over the top in this thread IMO. I understand you pre-ordered, but so can they. Throwing a bitch fit b/c someone got thier camaro first is so childish. Now if you were say,...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-27-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By Rock
I saw a qoute for 50hp from I/E on here, someone...

I saw a qoute for 50hp from I/E on here, someone linked to a company that makes parts for the cadillac cts.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-27-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,763
Posted By Rock
This is true, it's lighter and handles better...

This is true, it's lighter and handles better than a camaro, I'd do that swap too. However, not everyone likes the rotary, nor understands it, hence the swaps. I've seen 2jz swaps as well(supra...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-27-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,463
Posted By Rock
+1 I'm going with this one too, Alternator dying...

+1 I'm going with this one too, Alternator dying is gradual, not sudden.
IMO bad ground.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-27-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,754
Posted By Rock
Look elsewhere, anything more than $200 is a rip....

Look elsewhere, anything more than $200 is a rip. there's tons of insurance companies out there.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-25-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By Rock
+1 Those engines were designed for boost, and...

+1
Those engines were designed for boost, and power is far easier to acquire out of a boosted application than it is out of a N/A application not counting giggle gas, and is cheaper as well. I also...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 04-25-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,930
Posted By Rock
don't the autos have a open diff? I'd probably...

don't the autos have a open diff? I'd probably invest in a differential and maybe a valvekit for the auto, How much hp can the auto handle? he might need to upgrade that as well. Honestly it's too...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-25-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,763
Posted By Rock
Actually, the achilles heal is the apex seals,...

Actually, the achilles heal is the apex seals, when those go the whole thing goes. These engines require more maintenance than your standard piston driven engine, but they can do last 200-300k miles....
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-25-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,192
Posted By Rock
I'm a bit wary of hyundai, thier cars used to be...

I'm a bit wary of hyundai, thier cars used to be shit. The only thing worth considering the Genesis coupe for is the 2.0T and the rwd. From what I understand, the block is the only thing that's...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-25-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,977
Posted By Rock
Thing about the awd drifting cars is they have...

Thing about the awd drifting cars is they have sequential gear boxes which lets you set the F R power ratio, most of them go 20/80 or like the mitsubishi evo's you can delete the front diff and have...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-25-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Rock
Wrong, people get rid of stuff for various...

Wrong, people get rid of stuff for various reasons
1) financial
2) Military(going out of country)
3) moving
4) Family

Financial is always the major kicker though. You will find some lightly...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-24-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By Rock
+1 I work for an aero technology company, in...

+1
I work for an aero technology company, in particular, new product developement, a lot of your initial issues with a new release is:
a)new product = little knowledge of how to put it together, no...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 04-22-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,667
Posted By Rock
+1 They will markup if people are willing to pay...

+1 They will markup if people are willing to pay for them. Once the demand for them wanes, they will start selling them at realistic levels. AFAIK only the SS's are being marked up and those are the...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 04-21-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,930
Posted By Rock
Usually a 50% increase in power across the board,...

Usually a 50% increase in power across the board, so somewhere around 400-450 at the crank. It could be potentially more or less depending on how agressive a setup is built. You got to pay to play....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 9,637
Posted By Rock
nope, all of them are spread out over 14 years....

nope, all of them are spread out over 14 years. and I took the defensive driving options on all but the last one.
My court date was july 3 so the judge didn't come in, so they wrote off the charge...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,917
Posted By Rock
What is really important is the Quality Control...

What is really important is the Quality Control and amount of time investing during the experimental stages to work out as many kinks as they can. Based on what I've read about the lengths that Gm...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rock
+1 'cept I'm 6'3"

+1 'cept I'm 6'3"
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 9,637
Posted By Rock
95 mustang GT with 391stroker : burried the...

95 mustang GT with 391stroker : burried the needle plenty of times 150+
95 saturn sc2 w/ t3/04 turbo 150 was the highest I've gone on that one
Got a few tickets for 120+ when I get pulled over
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,878
Posted By Rock
+1 this is really cool, never seen/heard of this...

+1 this is really cool, never seen/heard of this being done by anyone with the exception of high dollar dealers/cars like ferrarri and lambo.

I bet this guy is telling ALL his buddies about this....
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-20-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 96,565
Posted By Rock
Never seen this before, I wouldn't worry too much...

Never seen this before, I wouldn't worry too much though, they just peel right off.
Only thing I can guess is that maybe they do a 4 corner balance? Weird regardless.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-19-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,677
Posted By Rock
the thing is, spares are not generally needed...

the thing is, spares are not generally needed nowadays b/c of the tire pressure monitoring system that thing is pretty sensitive as it goes off in cold weather on my current car if the pressure is...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 04-18-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,930
Posted By Rock
Your biggest issue is going to be fuel management...

Your biggest issue is going to be fuel management and ecu tuning,depending on how hard the ecu is to crack. DI is also a relatively new technology, what we do know is you can run higher C/R due to...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 04-13-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,148
Posted By Rock
this is what happened ^ the driver got away,...

this is what happened ^ the driver got away, after the camaro got disabled.
Dumbass Cop was over his head. There was speculation that the kid was actually a experienced driver in this vehicle as it...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Rock
My dealer told me that GM wasn't making them...

My dealer told me that GM wasn't making them anymore as they are going "green". but the salesman printed me out his details book like the fellow before me posted. He said that the green idea was...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-13-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,438
Posted By Rock
Thing is, these cars weigh a lot and are also...

Thing is, these cars weigh a lot and are also rather large, Depending on stock spring rates and shock rebound they might also have quite a bit of body roll.
The Japanese manufacturers hold handling...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-13-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,438
Posted By Rock
Overall Performance would be even I'd say. ...

Overall Performance would be even I'd say.
Handling in Favor of the Z car
Drag Racing in Favor of the SS
Looks = Subjective. I think both cars look good in thier own way.
Price in Favor of the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-09-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,011
Posted By Rock
I'll be giving up an '07 Mazdaspeed3 If I can an...

I'll be giving up an '07 Mazdaspeed3 If I can an ss. The v6 is a no go as the speed3 is faster all around and has better options. The local dealer is trying to add 1500 markup on the SS 8-(
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-07-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,905
Posted By Rock
I guess turbo is not a very popular modification....

I guess turbo is not a very popular modification. That's what I'd like to do eventually. First mod is probably a debadge + tints.
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