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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By EarlyApex
Here's how I routed mine. I did cut the drivers...

Here's how I routed mine. I did cut the drivers side hose a little short resulting in 2 rub spots. I reinforced those with duct tape and did a better job of tying the hose up. I figure that the hose...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 311
Posted By EarlyApex
I have 2 track days on my pads and I can get one...

I have 2 track days on my pads and I can get one more easily. Tires are not showing that much wear yet but one day had mix of rain and dry and I don't seem to be too hard on the tires so far. I ran...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By EarlyApex
I like it :headbang:

I like it :headbang:
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-29-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,134
Posted By EarlyApex
Do you know if this mic can be used with an...

Do you know if this mic can be used with an iPhone? I would love to add this before my next track day.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 927
Posted By EarlyApex
I think the steering feel is better when the...

I think the steering feel is better when the nannies are turned off. I will leave them on if I get caught out in the rain (god forbid!)
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-24-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By EarlyApex
I liked the comment near the end about the "six...

I liked the comment near the end about the "six rundowns" during the usable life. Based on that, the caliper bolts could easily be reused safely at least three times. I saved my original bolts from...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By EarlyApex
I found a great article explaining the...

I found a great article explaining the differences between TTY bolts and regular bolted joints and also why "turn of the nut method" torqueing is used. Well worth reading.

Threaded Fasteners...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By EarlyApex
I used a torque wrench for the 30 ft-lb part,...

I used a torque wrench for the 30 ft-lb part, then used the longer length of the breaker bar to get the 90 deg part.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-23-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By EarlyApex
Any chance you could post a snap shot of that...

Any chance you could post a snap shot of that page? Thanks
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By EarlyApex
That's how I did it. It was very hard to get the...

That's how I did it. It was very hard to get the full 90 deg, I had to use a long breaker bar. Should have ate my Wheaties that day.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By EarlyApex
I have that same helmet and it works good for me....

I have that same helmet and it works good for me. The only addition I would have liked is a removable liner for easy cleaning.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-22-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By EarlyApex
Am I missing something but where does it say they...

Am I missing something but where does it say they are TTY? I would like to see a GM document, such as the service manual maybe, stating they are one time use only. Not disputing your statement but...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,737
Posted By EarlyApex
How about a 1LE with Automatic? Nope

How about a 1LE with Automatic?

Nope
Forum: USA - Northwest / Pacific Northwest 07-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By EarlyApex
I am going to try and be there as a spectator....

I am going to try and be there as a spectator. For sure I will be there Friday. Looking forward to seeing all the cool cars.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,858
Posted By EarlyApex
I installed BMR 1" springs and thought the looks...

I installed BMR 1" springs and thought the looks are great but the ride was a bit sharp over bigger bumps such as road patches. After using the install instructions from the old Phadt web site, I...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-08-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By EarlyApex
For me it wasn't fixing something I didn't like...

For me it wasn't fixing something I didn't like as much as trying to make the factory offering better.

Replacing the front radius arm bushings with poly ones from Whiteline will tighten up the...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-06-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By EarlyApex
That looked fairly painless.:headbang:

That looked fairly painless.:headbang:
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By EarlyApex
Thanks for all of the advice. Well, the day...

Thanks for all of the advice.

Well, the day started out very wet with my first session a full on monsoon. I tippy toed around getting the feel of the track and working on the line and marks. I...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-28-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By EarlyApex
Whiteline suspension products made the bushings...

Whiteline suspension products made the bushings for Pedders so you can still get the front radius arm bushings.

http://www.whitelinesuspensionparts.com/proddetail.asp?prod=W83181

I went with...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-26-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By EarlyApex
Thanks for the advice. I wasn't scheduled for an...

Thanks for the advice. I wasn't scheduled for an instructor but I will ask for one in the first session. At PIR, most of the off track areas are grass so they are very slick. My goal is to stay on...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-26-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By EarlyApex
Wet weather track day help please

Tomorrow is my second track day with my Camaro and I am looking for some advise. The weather forecast is for showers (60% chance) so a good chance I will be on a wet track. I mounted my second set of...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-24-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By EarlyApex
Jordan, looking forward to seeing you guys up...

Jordan, looking forward to seeing you guys up here in the PNW.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By EarlyApex
I know I had read on the net that they are...

I know I had read on the net that they are "torque to yield" bolts but looking at them they do not look like any TTY bolts I have seen. Typically they are designed with a specific cross section that...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-23-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,312
Posted By EarlyApex
First the disclaimer: I have only done one track...

First the disclaimer: I have only done one track day so far with the Camaro but I have done them before with my MINI (big brakes, track pads and "R" rated tires).

So far I have installed the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By EarlyApex
Used to alternate between Motul 600 and ATE 200...

Used to alternate between Motul 600 and ATE 200 when it was still blue in color. The color difference made it easy to tell when the current fluid has been completely replaced, blue to gold or gold to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-17-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By EarlyApex
Last fall I bought a set of wheels with caps but...

Last fall I bought a set of wheels with caps but less TPMS sensors for $1700. The car they came off of had less than 1000 miles and was local to me so no shipping.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By EarlyApex
At my recent track day I set the air pressures at...

At my recent track day I set the air pressures at 28 cold and then checked them hot off the track and got 35 psi. That's a 7 psi jump.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By EarlyApex
I used a Kent Moore tool #J-38892. See this...

I used a Kent Moore tool #J-38892. See this thread...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=344036&highlight=kent+moore

I had to use a longer bolt on mine and also heat on the spindle...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,441
Posted By EarlyApex
Wow, a car with 505hp referred to as a "momentum...

Wow, a car with 505hp referred to as a "momentum car".

My previous track car was a highly modified MINI Cooper S on Toyo R1 shaved tires and I considered it a "momentum car" due to 200hp...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By EarlyApex
I set mine at 28 cold and ended up at 36 hot. The...

I set mine at 28 cold and ended up at 36 hot. The last session I did get close to the arrow as I was working harder in the corners. I tried to stay up to but not over the slip point as sliding isn't...
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