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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-05-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,313
Posted By garfin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJSAgb3oOoM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJSAgb3oOoM

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,313
Posted By garfin
As previously stated, this has been an issue with...

As previously stated, this has been an issue with the LSA (and LS9) since 2009. In November, 2009, Ed Piatek, the CTS-V's Program Engineering Manager at the time posted an explanation with regard to...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-05-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,101
Posted By garfin
I replaced the stock PS2s on my CTS-V last year...

I replaced the stock PS2s on my CTS-V last year with the PSSs. Best all-round performing tire I've ever experienced. Aside from being very sticky (after the first 1500 km are under your belt.) and...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,341
Posted By garfin
I have no doubt that Fitz is a VERY busy guy...

I have no doubt that Fitz is a VERY busy guy these days, and Cheryl, as Product Manger is also on top of this as part of the team. The beautiful thing is that this is indeed "a team" who listens to...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,051
Posted By garfin
Everyone has their own priorities and limits with...

Everyone has their own priorities and limits with respect to the "inconveniences" one might have to "put up with" driving a Z/28 as a DD. Whatever floats your boat...
One thing that has not been...
Forum: Canada 01-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,500
Posted By garfin
Maybe the powers that be at GM Canada (since they...

Maybe the powers that be at GM Canada (since they dictate MSRP) have finally seen the light and realized that (with constant complaining about this from dealers) that sales numbers of high end/high...
Forum: Canada 11-29-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By garfin
This is the actual $10.00 off coupon... Best...

This is the actual $10.00 off coupon...

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 10-24-2013, 06:26 PM
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Views: 406
Posted By garfin
My buddy is selling his 2012 CTS-V wagon (rare manual)

A good friend of mine is selling his 2012 CTS-V station wagon.
He's a maniac in terms of maintenance & upkeep.
Let me know if you'd like to contact him personally.

Here are the details;

I'm...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-19-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By garfin
According to Autoblog: Pankl titanium...

According to Autoblog:
Pankl titanium connecting rods were added, as well as Mahle pistons, and a revised air intake with K&N cold-air induction and exhaust headers....
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 09-03-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,282
Posted By garfin
Great analysis! ...and I agree wholeheartedly...

Great analysis!
...and I agree wholeheartedly with your comments about the ATS - it is space and room challenged - without a doubt! Transforming it into a coupe would certainly put it into the 2+2...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 09-02-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,282
Posted By garfin
Definitely make a point of doing this in order to...

Definitely make a point of doing this in order to put things in perspective and get a handle on how a 6th Gen might feel. I think anyone who takes the time to do this will be very impressed!
I...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By garfin
Just spoke to 3whiterag and he's cool for the...

Just spoke to 3whiterag and he's cool for the BBQ~ Please count us in!

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: Canada 08-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By garfin
Thanks! I'll take a crack at convincing him to...

Thanks! I'll take a crack at convincing him to sleep in on Sunday, even if he says he does have to work!
Are directions to your place here anywhere or we'll get them from you at the event?

Best...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By garfin
So... if I don't drive a Camaro, am I still...

So... if I don't drive a Camaro, am I still invited? :sorry:
Actually not 100% sure about the BBQ as my passenger is 3whiterag from St. Kitts and it will depend on how he feels about getting back...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By garfin
What hotel is everybody booked at? I've got a...

What hotel is everybody booked at? I've got a reservation for Fri. night at the Best Inn Motel in Smiths Falls.

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,621
Posted By garfin
Hopefully this will clear up any confusion there...

Hopefully this will clear up any confusion there may be about shift points...
http://www.gmhightechperformance.com/features/ghtp_1205_high_performance_2012_inside_the_580hp_camaro_zl1/viewall.html
...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,621
Posted By garfin
Straight line, I'd have to say it's a driver's...

Straight line, I'd have to say it's a driver's race. Manual V tops out at 191 mph. Autos are limited to 175 mph.
Take a look at the 'Ring times for both... 7:59 for the V and 7:41 for the ZL1.
I've...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-10-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By garfin
Maybe Americans will start saying "zed" when the...

Maybe Americans will start saying "zed" when the country goes metric - or when hell freezes over!
...but back to the original question, I've already put that query out there and I'm still waiting...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-30-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,760
Posted By garfin
Well stated, Matt. With this 2014 Z/28,...

Well stated, Matt.

With this 2014 Z/28, Chevrolet has remained true to the concept of the original '67 Z/28. Having been fortunate enough to have driven one of those original 602 '67 Z/28s - when...
Forum: Canada 03-23-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By garfin
Can't say if they have experience doing a 5th Gen...

Can't say if they have experience doing a 5th Gen rear end, but give Don Fournier a call and discuss what you want. They're good and he'll be straight with you.
1768 Queensdale Gloucester, ON K1T...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By garfin
Yup! It'll be interesting to see if I'll be able...

Yup! It'll be interesting to see if I'll be able to hit a higher speed on the runway than I can at the top of the Andretti straight! At least the runway isn't uphill and I won't have to be thinking...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By garfin
I'm in. Best regards, Elie

I'm in.

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 01-11-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,323
Posted By garfin
Key word = "affordable". Yes... no doubt the...

Key word = "affordable".

Yes... no doubt the V8 Camaro will carry on thru the the 6th Gen car.

However, given impending CAFE standards Chevrolet will simply need to find a way to curtail sales...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-05-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,100
Posted By garfin
More accurate might be "commuting between...

More accurate might be "commuting between Pennsylvania and Michigan"! ;)

Best regards,

Elie
Forum: Canada 10-28-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,853
Posted By garfin
I've driven that course many times and that last...

I've driven that course many times and that last turn into the home straight needs to be treated with a lot of respect. You can carry a fair amount of speed into that turn, but too much will see your...
Forum: Canada 10-28-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,189
Posted By garfin
I'm certainly happy to add my name to the list of...

I'm certainly happy to add my name to the list of very satisfied Highland customers.
Both Jennifer and Andrew in the parts dep't. have bent over backwards to help me out in the past with a few of...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By garfin
I bought my '98 SS new and did not drive it in...

I bought my '98 SS new and did not drive it in the winter - except on dry days when the roads were "clean" (albeit with dry salt dust). Never rustproofed or sprayed it and whenever the car was put on...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-23-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By garfin
:needpics: Nope... you're not the only...

:needpics:

Nope... you're not the only one... so am I the only one who has posted a pic?
...and it's not even from a Camaro! ;)
C'mon you guys... you gotta make this ol' fart look slow!! :D
You...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-19-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By garfin
The meter in the CTS-V remembers the highest...

The meter in the CTS-V remembers the highest level achieved and it can be called up until it is manually reset.
I know the ZL1 will have no trouble topping these readings! :thumbsup:
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-10-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,925
Posted By garfin
I use the gas gauge. Growing up in the late 50's...

I use the gas gauge. Growing up in the late 50's - early 60's, we were never able to benefit from readouts telling us when to fill 'er up... but that's neither her nor there.
Bottom line for me is...
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