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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-27-2015, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
So does this one, in modified LS7 trim no less....

So does this one, in modified LS7 trim no less. An amazing owner-built car.


Norm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-27-2015, 10:40 AM
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Views: 278
Posted By Norm Peterson
Lots of 'if's' involved, and since it's highly...

Lots of 'if's' involved, and since it's highly situation-specific there aren't any absolute answers. Unless you had all of the exact as-installed dimensions of both the OE and the new configuration,...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-27-2015, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Norm Peterson
Sure, 426 > 420. But it's not enough better...

Sure, 426 > 420.

But it's not enough better to be worth bragging about.


There are aspects about both of these engine series that I like, and there are a few things about both - not...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-27-2015, 07:30 AM
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Views: 278
Posted By Norm Peterson
Pretty much self-taught, like other things I've...

Pretty much self-taught, like other things I've learned how to do. I must have inherited a DIY gene or two from my Dad (who could do just about anything he put his mind to), and I guess if I couldn't...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-26-2015, 04:39 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By Norm Peterson
<sigh> . . . if you know what the hell you're...

<sigh> . . . if you know what the hell you're doing, you don't need the $$$$$ machine . . .


Norm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-26-2015, 12:31 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By Norm Peterson
This sounds like you're going to at least try to...

This sounds like you're going to at least try to measure the cambers yourself.

Wheel flanges typically add 1.5" to the wheel's nominal diameter, so the outer diameter of a 19" wheel is going to...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-25-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,474
Posted By Norm Peterson
This ↑↑↑ And even after you've driven the...

This ↑↑↑

And even after you've driven the same individual car long enough to be familiar with it, you STILL owe it to yourself to ease into any new limits following any significant performance...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-25-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,843
Posted By Norm Peterson
I finally got around to doing a little work. ...

I finally got around to doing a little work.

Before:

http://www.njstangers.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=10984&d=1407587920


After below. There's still dust or whatever from the wax, and...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-25-2015, 01:20 PM
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Views: 55,945
Posted By Norm Peterson
The link I found has the L83 at 11:1 compression...

The link I found has the L83 at 11:1 compression ratio. I don't know either way about the rest. But it still puts up pretty decent numbers for an engine not designed with performance as a high...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-24-2015, 07:46 PM
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Views: 55,945
Posted By Norm Peterson
My take - it'd be a wash, given comparable...

My take - it'd be a wash, given comparable development.


For one thing, a larger displacement engine is better suited to displacement-on-demand. This appears to be the path that Chevy/GM is...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 05-24-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,856
Posted By Norm Peterson
And you know that this device merges two circuits...

And you know that this device merges two circuits down to becoming a single one . . . how??? My understanding of throttle position sensors is that the traces work in opposite directions, either one...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By Norm Peterson
Guys, he did say 'HPDE' . . . What pads are...

Guys, he did say 'HPDE' . . .

What pads are they, and what does NASA have to say about minimum pad thickness on their tech sheet? The HPDE entities that I've run with want to see 50% thickness,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-23-2015, 07:05 AM
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Views: 57,514
Posted By Norm Peterson
Geometrically, yes. However, I think that...

Geometrically, yes.

However, I think that what you feel back at the steering wheel has more to do with where some sort of "force centroid" down at the contact patch is, than with the midpoint of...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-22-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,770
Posted By Norm Peterson
If I'm running open source software, what makes...

If I'm running open source software, what makes you think I wouldn't write a few lines of code so it wouldn't talk to other vehicles at all instead of thousands or millions so it could?


Norm
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-22-2015, 01:56 PM
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Views: 57,514
Posted By Norm Peterson
SAI for these cars with two angled struts that...

SAI for these cars with two angled struts that effectively make up a "lower control arm" is measured from the vertical to a line passing between the upper pivot of the strut (somewhere inside the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-20-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,474
Posted By Norm Peterson
I read this only a couple of minutes ago. ...

I read this only a couple of minutes ago.

http://www.mustang6g.com/forums/showpost.php?p=595283&postcount=31 (http://www.mustang6g.com/forums/showpost.php?p=595283&postcount=31)




When you...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-20-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By Norm Peterson
As much fun as that road might be, you simply...

As much fun as that road might be, you simply aren't going to drive it at the same intensity that (with a little practice) you'd drive a track with comparably tight corners. 5/10ths driving on the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-19-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,494
Posted By Norm Peterson
Disregarding the obvious snob appeal of offering...

Disregarding the obvious snob appeal of offering "real race car stuff for our street-driving-only customers (aka "wanna-be's")", they really are better suited to the track. Actually, I'm not at all...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-19-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,494
Posted By Norm Peterson
Heat generation and weight, to start with. ...

Heat generation and weight, to start with.

For the drag racer (where shift speed is crucial), the first is not a problem and the second can be overcome by means not necessarily available to the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-19-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,494
Posted By Norm Peterson
No, it doesn't always come through. But for those...

No, it doesn't always come through. But for those who might actually base their choices on such thoughts . . . do we actually agree that they're pretty weak reasons?



If you stopped right...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-19-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,474
Posted By Norm Peterson
No surprises there. A flat-plane V8, a...

No surprises there. A flat-plane V8, a crossplane V8 with an X-pipe (or maybe even with a big single pipe), and any sixxer with halfways intelligent primary pipe merging will sound more like each...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-19-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 34,465
Views: 919,347
Posted By Norm Peterson
I put the first one together back when I was...

I put the first one together back when I was autocrossing and used it as a chest strap just around me and the seat back. The last car I autocrossed with any seriousness had good grippy cloth seats,...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,494
Posted By Norm Peterson
If you opt to buy either a manual or an automatic...

If you opt to buy either a manual or an automatic (or any other tranny type, for that matter) to impress others or to "feel more manly", you've based your choice on the wrong reason(s).


Norm
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,474
Posted By Norm Peterson
His incident is making the rounds, and I posted...

His incident is making the rounds, and I posted this (http://www.mustang6g.com/forums/showpost.php?p=592125&postcount=10) only a few minutes ago.

It's mainly a case of driver error. And give him...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,494
Posted By Norm Peterson
Hear, here! Have one on me. :happy0180: Just...

Hear, here! Have one on me. :happy0180:
Just because the choice one way doesn't "fit" a given individual does not make the same choice a poor one for anybody else.

That the automatic was going...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Norm Peterson
As long as you never use it, probably. Too many...

As long as you never use it, probably. Too many downsides otherwise.


Norm
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Norm Peterson
I will assume that they will. Subaru's system...

I will assume that they will. Subaru's system does. But don't count on it being much fun if you ever have to resort to it (Subaru's has you turning some little crank 200 times or so, through an...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Norm Peterson
With that list, plus the e-Pbrake's reduced...

With that list, plus the e-Pbrake's reduced functionality . . . other than for reasons of vanity/snob appeal I just don't understand how anyone not handicapped could ever prefer to use it.


Norm
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,494
Posted By Norm Peterson
No flame intended, but why would you base your...

No flame intended, but why would you base your transmission choice for all of that car's use on an activity so rarely participated in?



This point always seems to come up, and I still don't see...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-18-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34,465
Views: 919,347
Posted By Norm Peterson
All is not lost. There are a few things you can...

All is not lost. There are a few things you can do to minimize how much you slide around in the seat when you're either out on a road course, autocrossing (hint, Jan), or just plain hooning around....
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