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Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions Today, 07:53 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
Yeah, the past few years it was setup such that...

Yeah, the past few years it was setup such that pretty much the first thing you came to from the gate was the parking area. With the way that Beech Bend is laid out, its a little more complicated...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By DGthe3
I just got clarification about the helmets. ...

I just got clarification about the helmets.

14.0 and slower do NOT require a helmet. However, the 1st pass faster than 14 gets you pulled off the track until you get one.


Nothing in the...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By DGthe3
Long pants for racing, no shorts. You should be...

Long pants for racing, no shorts. You should be able to change from your shorts to your jeans in a bathroom if want.

Helmets. Re-reading the Drag rules carefully, I see where the conflict is. At...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By DGthe3
Unfortunately we do not. We would like to, but...

Unfortunately we do not. We would like to, but there are a few things that we need to change behind the scenes before it even becomes an option.
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By DGthe3
No need to register for anything if you're just...

No need to register for anything if you're just going to be a spectator. Pay the $20 spectator admission at the gate (as opposed to the $100 racer admission) and you get to wander around the Fest for...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By DGthe3
Whatever we have on the forum that can help you...

Whatever we have on the forum that can help you is going to be in these two sections:

Drag Strip & Launch Techniques subforum (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=46)

Road...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-01-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By DGthe3
This link has a good explanation of how VINs work...

This link has a good explanation of how VINs work (http://www.vinguard.org/vin.htm)

And its kinda crazy how flexible assembly plants can be. Not only it isn't a single model per plant, or even a...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-01-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By DGthe3
Not sure what you're talking about with the...

Not sure what you're talking about with the VIN's. Only Camaros get Camaro VINs.

As for the plant, it's pretty rare for a plant to be for a single model these days. Especially rare for a GM...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By DGthe3
I'm going, but I've got to be there early...

I'm going, but I've got to be there early Thursday morning for setup.

You might want to try & hook up with folks from western New York on your way to Ohio.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-01-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,625
Posted By DGthe3
A pony car

A pony car
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-01-2015, 04:55 PM
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Views: 14,426
Posted By DGthe3
Merged & Moved Some Shelby's are...

Merged & Moved



Some Shelby's are modified Mustangs, others are factory cars that have the Shelby name on them. This car is one of the latter.

It can get difficult keeping track of whats...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-01-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By DGthe3
It downloaded & opened up just fine for me. Do...

It downloaded & opened up just fine for me. Do you have a PDF viewer (Adobe, Foxit, etc) installed on your computer?

I guess I could see if I can print it out as an image file (jpeg or bitmap)...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-01-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,612
Posted By DGthe3
The implication is that the ZL1 will have the...

The implication is that the ZL1 will have the CTS-V powertrain & other performance goodies but will weigh quite a bit less since the Camaro is expected to weigh roughly as much as an ATS, thus making...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-01-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By DGthe3
2015 CamaroFest Reference Sheet

Hi folks, its less than a week from the 6th CamaroFest and like last year, I have complied a handy printable 1 page (front & back) reference sheet for you. It covers most of the important information...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-01-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By DGthe3
Bring water for the day at the track, beer for...

Bring water for the day at the track, beer for the night at the hotel. And however much water you think you'll want, bring a bit more. Now that I think about it, thats probably a good rule of thumb...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 08-01-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By DGthe3
Sorry about the delay. Didn't see this thread...

Sorry about the delay. Didn't see this thread until this afternoon.

FastFreddie is correct about parking at the hotel, we intend on having trailers parked in the area he marked out.

At Beech...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-31-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 176,718
Posted By DGthe3
For some reason, I thought that those were...

For some reason, I thought that those were embargoed until next week. But it wouldn't be the first time some one broke an embargo & everyone else followed suit.
Forum: Wheels | Tires 07-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,354
Posted By DGthe3
GM knows what everybody else should know:...

GM knows what everybody else should know: regardless of what the car comes with from the factory, if its going to be driven in a cold/snowy area you should use winter tires. That applies to...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-30-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By DGthe3
Even if (and its a massive if) non-GM people are...

Even if (and its a massive if) non-GM people are allowed to drive the 6th gens at the Fest, no way would the worlds first public 1/4 mile time be performed by some amateurs from car forum on a hot,...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-29-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By DGthe3
Thats a big part of the rational for setting up...

Thats a big part of the rational for setting up Camaro6 the way we did. We didn't want there to be a divide spring up between the old & new crowds. This way, the 5th gen folks have their area while...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-29-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 176,718
Posted By DGthe3
Somehow, thats dumber than I could have imagined.

Somehow, thats dumber than I could have imagined.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-29-2015, 09:29 PM
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Views: 176,718
Posted By DGthe3
Not that it really matters, but did they specify...

Not that it really matters, but did they specify whether it is too easy or too hard to push them?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-29-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By DGthe3
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 642
Posted By DGthe3
Surprised the tow rating isn't even higher....

Surprised the tow rating isn't even higher. Though I'm sure that the diesel will be a lot happier towing a heavy load than the V6 will, even if its only rated for a couple hundred pounds.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-27-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,433
Posted By DGthe3
:facepalm: And in that time, inflation...

:facepalm:


And in that time, inflation has caused the price of almost everything to nearly double. Couple that with pickups transitioning from pure work vehicles to near luxury vehicles and the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-27-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,653
Posted By DGthe3
My guess is more of the same from the 5th gen....

My guess is more of the same from the 5th gen. Wider wheels/grippier tires, extra/stiffer stabilizer bars, more aggressive gearing, stiffer springs, minor exterior tweaks.

The 1LE package wasn't...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By DGthe3
I can think of many ways that I would rather...

I can think of many ways that I would rather spend a few million than buying dozens of Vipers. Maybe they're stockpiling them for some reason?

And for those that don't bother to read linked...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-27-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By DGthe3
In my research, I can't find anything about the...

In my research, I can't find anything about the ZF 8HP transmission being used in Hyundais. Its used by BMW, Iveco, Fiat-Chrysler, Tata (Jaguar-Land Rover), and VW group. But I haven't seen anything...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-27-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By DGthe3
September issues are going to be hitting news...

September issues are going to be hitting news stands soon (if not already). No way will there be instrumented tests published by then. I wouldn't count on it being in October either, but it could...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-27-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By DGthe3
Typically that info gets released right around...

Typically that info gets released right around the start of production, often the same day.
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