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Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-28-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
That's easy for you to decide. But then again...

That's easy for you to decide. But then again there had never been a shortage of
blunt minded comments on here. Performance mods you chose and that can be easily removed is one thing but being...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-28-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
Here's another fix, remove my member status, your...

Here's another fix, remove my member status, your a moderator.
C5 has nothing to offer me any more!
Some members try to discuss things openly and they catch $h!+ for it. The weak always resort to...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
Contact official NHRA track "Thunder Valley",...

Contact official NHRA track "Thunder Valley", Bristol, Tn. Home if Chevy Spring Nationals. They allow any vehicle that passes tech inspection run on a weekly bases in full agreement with local law...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
I really odd thing is that I keep getting told...

I really odd thing is that I keep getting told that this is for safety reasons. "What happens if you flip?"

But in the same breath, the same people say that it only applies to drag racing. But I...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
Then why hasn't it and still isn't in some cases...

Then why hasn't it and still isn't in some cases enforced equally. Why wasn't it enforced last year?

And I never said Camaro5 could change NHRA. But it gas a lot if clout and could find a nice...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
I'm being told that this is only an issue for me....

I'm being told that this is only an issue for me. That 99.8 % of C5 members have coupes.
Those that believe this really mean Convertible owners don't have a need for a safe track to race. That our...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
Where was the equal application and enforcement...

Where was the equal application and enforcement of the rules at last years event?
Was this made know to the decision makers before the contract to return was signed?
There are plenty of NHRA...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-27-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
Four issues with what you wrote. 1) this same...

Four issues with what you wrote.
1) this same track allowed Cfest last year without incident.
2) this same track is not the only NHRA track that is large enough and open enough to let convertibles...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-27-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,920
Posted By Smkymts
Bad news for Convertible drag racers at C5F4

In the current NHRA rules revisions for the 2013 NHRA Rule book!!
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
I didn't make it a discrimination issue. But when...

I didn't make it a discrimination issue. But when I'm told to put on Pom Poms to cheer for coupes, I needs to defend ones believes.

I would agree that if I flip, I'm hurt or dead. My point is...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By Smkymts
Good choice, I have Pfadt trailing arms and toe...

Good choice, I have Pfadt trailing arms and toe rods and they made the wheel hop disappear.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By Smkymts
Thanks for saying that. You made my shitty day...

Thanks for saying that. You made my shitty day have a smile. But a lot of the credit goes to the Supercharger, race cam and Tune as well. But all is for not because it looks like Lucas Raceway isn't...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-27-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
I do not want to see this blown out of proportion...

I do not want to see this blown out of proportion but racing at this event to important to convertible owners too. I only asked the question because there are posting all over the forum with...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,010
Posted By Smkymts
Cost

I have over $85k in mine and have done nothing close to the mods you have done the man hours and parts must have been tremendous. Can you post a ball park cost you have invested? Never mind, I...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,662
Posted By Smkymts
I race mine ten or more times a year. I won the...

I race mine ten or more times a year. I won the M6 Street tire class (16 cars)at Cfest against mostly Zl1s coupes with only SS. Of coarse it's not stock. I posted a best 12.29 at Lucas Cfest last...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-27-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By Smkymts
I use SLPs which accurally are Eibach. The front...

I use SLPs which accurally are Eibach. The front and rear are 29mm instead of the stock 23mm. The front has two adjustment holes and the rear had three. The car really stiffens up. Along with Eibachs...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-25-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
Post Jeff's contact info and we will. But in the...

Post Jeff's contact info and we will. But in the mean time it's great that we have someone looking out for the safety of all us dangerous convertible drivers. I always thought Camaro 5 was about the...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-25-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
I think everyone that ran M6 street class was...

I think everyone that ran M6 street class was looking forward to it again and are not happy about its dismissal without talking to members. All races where close and the fastest cars were not...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-25-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
I never said they don't care. I'm not stupid I...

I never said they don't care. I'm not stupid I understand why there are rules. I just want clarification that since the cut off is 13.99, that basically means no convertibles can drag race. Which you...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-25-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,389
Posted By Smkymts
Does that mean no convertible slower than 10.0...

Does that mean no convertible slower than 10.0 but faster than 13.99 without a roll cage can drag race at Cfest this year? That would mean no 5th Gen Camaro Convertible can drag race this year...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-25-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,973
Posted By Smkymts
I attended last year and drove in the M6 street...

I attended last year and drove in the M6 street tire class drag race in a 2011 convertible with my fastest time of 12.29.

So that means I need not come this year if I don't want to destroy my car...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 07-25-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,300
Posted By Smkymts
[QUOTE=Sales @ CAI Inc;6792297]We would like to...

[QUOTE=Sales @ CAI Inc;6792297]We would like to have some CAI Inc. customers park their cars around our booth at the fest this year. We will already have one of our cars there with a black V8 system,...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 03-26-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 1,188,994
Posted By Smkymts
Strut tower dscolorization caused by heat

My White Indy Pace Car had 23 miles on it when I purchased it at the dealer and when I did my walk through on the car, I made the dealership note the discolorization of both strut towers. The...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-12-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 50,295
Posted By Smkymts
Install price in Tn.

Greeneville, Tn. Chevrolet dealer install price $420
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-12-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 50,295
Posted By Smkymts
JRE Posi Mod

What exactly is a JRE Posi Mod? Details please.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 02-09-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,827
Posted By Smkymts
Gary, are u able to attend 2013 C5fest in Indy....

Gary, are u able to attend 2013 C5fest in Indy. We missed u last year! How Many IPC owners have u been able to collect? Did joe ever get back with you?
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-30-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 32,535
Posted By Smkymts
'69 style hideaway headlights and factory...

'69 style hideaway headlights and factory houndstooth seats. Navigation display and back up camera option for all models.
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 01-01-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,594
Posted By Smkymts
Suggestion: Can the event be longer? It is nearly...

Suggestion: Can the event be longer? It is nearly impossible to participate in both Autocross and Drag Racing. As a participate that attempted to do it last year as told I could, it would be much...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 01-01-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,604
Posted By Smkymts
[QUOTE=Mr. Wyndham;5854391]Sounds Awesome, can't...

[QUOTE=Mr. Wyndham;5854391]Sounds Awesome, can't wait to see you there! :headbang:

If you liked the Autocross last year....you're going to LOVE the CamaroCross this year. ;) I seem to remember you...
Forum: 2013 Fest Discussions (IV) 01-01-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 48,911
Posted By Smkymts
[QUOTE=Gigachip;5854037]I'd be down for a Western...

[QUOTE=Gigachip;5854037]I'd be down for a Western meet :laugh:
be much closer for me for sure.

I live inTennessee, but would love to drive out to West Coast again for a meet. Why can't there be...
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