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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-18-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,959
Posted By Mr Monte
When my son was 16 we had a 74 Camaro Father/Son...

When my son was 16 we had a 74 Camaro Father/Son project. Original plan was a mild 400hp 454 BBC until he wanted to go with a big cam so reminded him you are only as good as your weakest link and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-13-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 131,797
Posted By Mr Monte
For those who think a Challenger SRT8 is a...

For those who think a Challenger SRT8 is a straight line car only, have you driven one? They handle way better than people given the credit. I could take my Challenger SRT8 thru the twisties faster &...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-08-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,282
Posted By Mr Monte
Are you getting the 50th Anv? My local FORD...

Are you getting the 50th Anv? My local FORD dealer is only getting 1 & is planning on a $20,000 markup. You picked the best color. Should be a fun car.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
I don't like red interiors but I do like the red...

I don't like red interiors but I do like the red stitching. It's done tastefully.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
We put 1,000 miles on our new SS Sedan in the 1st...

We put 1,000 miles on our new SS Sedan in the 1st week. Our 2014 SS Sedan pulls harder from idle to 130mph & handles better than our 2012 Camaro SS auto. I haven't taken the SS Sedan past 130mph...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-01-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 131,797
Posted By Mr Monte
I paid less for my new Challenger SRT8 than I did...

I paid less for my new Challenger SRT8 than I did for my new Camaro SS/RS and the Mustang GT 5.0 I was going to buy was more than both.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-01-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
The SS Sedan is my wife's car. I was looking at...

The SS Sedan is my wife's car. I was looking at getting a CTS-V but after sitting in the new Vett I'm thinking that will be my next car now that we have a performance sedan. The Vett is easier for...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
I tell people it's like driving a Camaro but with...

I tell people it's like driving a Camaro but with 4 doors & better visibility.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
Have you heard the SS Sedan start up? It's a...

Have you heard the SS Sedan start up? It's a sound sent from the Car Gods. That's how our Camaro should of came from the factory.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
Our new 2014 SS came with a full size spare which...

Our new 2014 SS came with a full size spare which is same rim/tire as what is on the front.

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/14%20SS/IMAG2837_zps69ac0ea1.jpg...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-29-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,941
Posted By Mr Monte
I just bought a 2014 Chevy SS Sedan & it has the...

I just bought a 2014 Chevy SS Sedan & it has the answer for those who feel the need to hang a lot of stuff on their key ring/fob or sit all the way forward & bounce their legs while driving.

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrant...

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/14%20SS/2014ChevySSstockdyno_zps7064ffb1.jpg (http://s365.photobucket.com/user/heslekrants/media/14%20SS/2014ChevySSstockdyno_zps7064ffb1.jpg.html)...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-28-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mr Monte
Traded our 2012 Camaro SS/RS for a 2014 Chevy SS

As much as we enjoyed our Camaro the new Chevy SS is better suited for our needs. If you haven't driven the new Chevy SS you should. The sweet tone of the exhaust sounds awesome & is how the Camaro...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-25-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,899
Posted By Mr Monte
The Boss intake really helps in the upper rpms...

The Boss intake really helps in the upper rpms but kills what little low end power the 5.0 has turning it into a part throttle dud.
Forum: Sponsor Announcements / Giveaways / Contests 06-25-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 7,036
Posted By Mr Monte
http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/10172/m...

http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/10172/mrsbeasley.gif (http://www.smileyvault.com/)
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mr Monte
My detail routine has been wax/seal every 6...

My detail routine has been wax/seal every 6 months, buff/polish every 18 months. Here's my 1999 Suburban that I bought new that has always been parked outside in Texas, Arizona, Colorado & Oregon...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mr Monte
After buffing with Meguiars paint cleaner I use...

After buffing with Meguiars paint cleaner I use Menzerna Power Lock Polymer Paint Sealant.

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/MenzernaPowerLockPolymerPaintSealant_zpsa41f51b3.jpg...
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 06-17-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Mr Monte
My whole family are ZL1 grille fans. ...

My whole family are ZL1 grille fans.
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo91/heslekrants/2012%20Camaro/IMAG2427_zps70a3e1a0.jpg...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 131,797
Posted By Mr Monte
This is from the reuter's link, The...

This is from the reuter's link,

The problem with the Camaro switch "is an external bumping issue," Adler said. He said it involves "an atypical seating situation. If you sit somewhat normally...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,441
Posted By Mr Monte
I did the rear bumper swap on my wife's 2006...

I did the rear bumper swap on my wife's 2006 Mustang when it was only a few months old then went with a true dual exhaust with an X pipe and manual GT Mustang mufflers (new takeoffs). For some reason...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-11-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Mr Monte
I pour the Hot Shine onto a micro-fiber towel...

I pour the Hot Shine onto a micro-fiber towel then apply it to the black plastic trim & tire sidewalls. A little goes a long way. No overspray that way.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,568
Posted By Mr Monte
I've owned 38 cars/trucks which includes 8...

I've owned 38 cars/trucks which includes 8 Camaros, 5 Monte Carlos & 3 Mustangs. My favorite car was my 1971 Monte Carlo SS454 (guess where my screen name came from?) that came from the factory with...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-10-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,568
Posted By Mr Monte
After looking for a 1957 Chevy Belair 2dr HT for...

After looking for a 1957 Chevy Belair 2dr HT for 6 months we found a 1965 Mustang Conv with 4 speed & 4.10 gears for $400. ...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-07-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,899
Posted By Mr Monte
I'm one of those waiting... I had high...

I'm one of those waiting... I had high expectations when the 2011 Mustang 5.0 1st came out but ended up buying a 2010 instead. Overall drivability of the 2010 4.6L Mustang was way better. Get...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Mr Monte
I use Simple Green to clean the tires then...

I use Simple Green to clean the tires then Meguiar's Hot Shine Tire Spray.

The Meguiar's Hot Shine works great on tires & plastics. Gives that deep black look without looking greasy.

...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,774
Posted By Mr Monte
My 1st run down the 1/4 miles in my 6.1...

My 1st run down the 1/4 miles in my 6.1 Challenger SRT8 was a 13.1 & my best was a 12.8 totally stock. Our 2000 Camaro SS manual & 2012 Camaro SS auto are both consistent 13.1 & both are stock.
...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-07-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,774
Posted By Mr Monte
Just from personal experience from my cars the...

Just from personal experience from my cars the SRT8 is the best road trip car & handles way better than what you read. The Camaro handles better but the SRT8 interior is much nicer.

As for the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mr Monte
I can't make it but my Dad & brother will be...

I can't make it but my Dad & brother will be starting from Haysville NC in what was my 1st car back in the 70's. It's a 1965 Mustang Conv with a 4.6L DOHC Cobra motor & a Jag IRS.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 06-03-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mr Monte
My son got a ticket for racing in his 2000 Camaro...

My son got a ticket for racing in his 2000 Camaro SS because he took off too fast from a light. There were no cars around him, he didn't smoke the tires & he didn't go over the speed limit. Tried...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-03-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,072
Posted By Mr Monte
The Dodge Dart SRT is coming.... ...

The Dodge Dart SRT is coming....

http://jalopnik.com/the-dodge-dart-srt-will-be-a-turbo-awd-wrx-fighter-1572339997
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