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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-01-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,758
Posted By archtaan
Love the design and the price is definitely in...

Love the design and the price is definitely in line with the competition. Only thing I am not 100% on is the grill. Looks like they took styling cues from the Acura line, but at least they...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,271
Posted By archtaan
Wait, 500nm is only 370 lb ft of torque. That...

Wait, 500nm is only 370 lb ft of torque. That has to be a misprint.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-06-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,240
Posted By archtaan
On the car. Is the car actually painted the way...

On the car. Is the car actually painted the way the color code is labeled?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-06-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,240
Posted By archtaan
What is the actual paint code?

What is the actual paint code?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-05-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,240
Posted By archtaan
There used to be a time when factory mistakes...

There used to be a time when factory mistakes became collectibles.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-25-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By archtaan
Awesome time, 5 seconds faster than the Z28, but...

Awesome time, 5 seconds faster than the Z28, but I dont think the Z got a fair shake with its track conditions. Kudos to Ford, still a long way to go to catch up with the Zr1 and Viper, but still...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-28-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 246,910
Posted By archtaan
So C&D ran an 11.4@128 on a cold track with the...

So C&D ran an 11.4@128 on a cold track with the A8. Pulled a .94g LA as well, not bad for a 4600# car on skinnies!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-31-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By archtaan
I think I would wait until the 1st year run is...

I think I would wait until the 1st year run is completed. The Z06 has had some teething problems. Overheating on the track, blown engine - it dropped a valve or something(Its $30K btw), 2 reports...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-17-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,318
Posted By archtaan
The Hellcat is hard to launch correctly. In a...

The Hellcat is hard to launch correctly. In a perfect world with perfect drivers, the Hellcat is quicker to 60 and every other straight line speed metric.

Hellcat is 3.6 to 60 and the Z51 is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-12-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 246,910
Posted By archtaan
What does a JDP ZL 850 run in the quarter. Mid-...

What does a JDP ZL 850 run in the quarter. Mid- low 10's?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-10-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,867
Posted By archtaan
This particular Z06 that was beat is a stage 1...

This particular Z06 that was beat is a stage 1 aero. In this particular case, the Viper TA actually has more aero and drag than this Z06.

The base Viper is actually faster than the TA because of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,614
Posted By archtaan
Very nice, I would love to add one to the garage....

Very nice, I would love to add one to the garage. The grey/red one is super nice. It would look awesome with the level 2 aero package in CF as well.

The yellow one is a Z07 with level 3 aero...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-08-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,469
Posted By archtaan
It allegedly was. Dealer said they put that...

It allegedly was. Dealer said they put that crazy number on there to dissuade people from buying the car before the GM could put his estimate on "fair markup" for the car before it went on the lot....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 12-08-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,867
Posted By archtaan
I really would like to see a comparison between a...

I really would like to see a comparison between a stock no option Z06 and a fully kitted aero/Z07 to see how much difference in performance there is for the extra $25K.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,094
Posted By archtaan
Very, very impressive performance for a V6 and it...

Very, very impressive performance for a V6 and it looks awesome, but 3700#'s was a bit of a letdown.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-17-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,711
Posted By archtaan
From Ford press Q&A No dry sump No...

From Ford press Q&A



No dry sump
No direct injection
Extra engine displacement is all bore
Everything from the A pillar forward is different from the GT. In the rear, the rear lower...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-28-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By archtaan
The h2 is kind of a hodgepodge of parts. Front...

The h2 is kind of a hodgepodge of parts. Front suspension is based off a modified 2500, the rear is based off a 1500 and the center is specific to the H2. With a tow capacity of only 6700#'s you...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-12-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By archtaan
Hard to tell. A V6 Accord puts @250hp to the...

Hard to tell. A V6 Accord puts @250hp to the front wheels and runs to 60 in 5.5 with a manual-stock.

Probably just a fart can 4 banger though.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By archtaan
Edmunds had an overheating problem with their...

Edmunds had an overheating problem with their long term test car. They had to shut off the ac and idle it in the shade. I'm going with some preproduction teething problems that will get ironed out....
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By archtaan
It would be a fun day at the tracks. The 05...

It would be a fun day at the tracks.

The 05 Viper runs the 1/4 in 11.7, pulls 1.05g's and weighs 3380#'s. Being a 3rd gen it has 510hp.

Id put my money on the ZL1 in this case, not enough...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-31-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,467
Posted By archtaan
An SRT Viper TA in one of the 3 colors (only 33...

An SRT Viper TA in one of the 3 colors (only 33 of each color where produced) or another limited edition model like the Anodized Carbon (only 50 being produced) might have some value down the road.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,247
Posted By archtaan
LOl, just caught that!

LOl, just caught that!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,247
Posted By archtaan
No, but I can Google. 2014 Vibration Issues...

No, but I can Google.

2014 Vibration Issues (http://www.gm-trucks.com/forums/topic/153186-shake-or-vibration-issues/)
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,247
Posted By archtaan
You probably made a mistake, but I hope not....

You probably made a mistake, but I hope not. There is a 179page thread on GM-trucks.com specific to vibration issues in these trucks.

Been everything from out of round rims, unbalanced tires, u...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,923
Posted By archtaan
Do want! Very impressed the the price point.

Do want! Very impressed the the price point.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-21-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 246,910
Posted By archtaan
Drivetrain loss is everything behind the crank. ...

Drivetrain loss is everything behind the crank.

Transmission, drive shaft, rear end, axles, tires. The bigger and beefier they are, the more power they take to turn.

The ZL1 is SAE certified...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,420
Posted By archtaan
True, but per the C&D article it out accelerates...

True, but per the C&D article it out accelerates everything ever tested that was front engine/rear drive. Past 150mph it plain embarrasses everything in its class.

From a cornering standpoint I...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,771
Posted By archtaan
That they did, with the 4 cam 32 valve motor in...

That they did, with the 4 cam 32 valve motor in those cars. State of the art for its time for sure. Expensive too!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 33,279
Posted By archtaan
I agree. I think the Shaker on the shaker is...

I agree. I think the Shaker on the shaker is stupid looking, especially since they added anothe shaker sticker to the rear inner edge of the hood. They should have done engine callouts like in...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,771
Posted By archtaan
Rendering is kinda meh, too Lotusish - but the...

Rendering is kinda meh, too Lotusish - but the though of a mid engine ZR1 makes my pants tight!
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