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Forum: Member Car Journals Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,826
Posted By dcarlos55
I got the new heat exchanger for the ZL1 today. ...

I got the new heat exchanger for the ZL1 today. I'll be taking the front end off as soon as I get the tank to go with it.
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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-26-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,862
Posted By dcarlos55
Here's my current tag. It doesn't work for the...

Here's my current tag. It doesn't work for the ZL1 so I've ordered a different one for it. The new tag will be ZL1 963http://i668.photobucket.com/albums/vv44/dcarlos55/Camaro/IMG_0355.jpg

This...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 06-24-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By dcarlos55
I used Royal Purple in my '11 SS. It already has...

I used Royal Purple in my '11 SS. It already has the friction modifier in it.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-24-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,442
Posted By dcarlos55
My only complaint with the BA system was the...

My only complaint with the BA system was the serious lack of bass. I added a 10" sub and a small amp just for the sub and now it sounds fine to me.

On the other hand, I'm not a big audio guy...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-23-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,474
Posted By dcarlos55
I had mine done the day after I picked it up. ...

I had mine done the day after I picked it up. Ceramic is the way to go.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 06-15-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,956
Views: 411,416
Posted By dcarlos55
Tires used on the pass: Stock Performance Mods...

Tires used on the pass: Stock
Performance Mods (if any): CAI
Category submitted for:
ZL1 Camaro, Bolt-Ons without Internal Engine Modification
Weather conditions: 93* 100%+ humidity 140*...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,826
Posted By dcarlos55
I took the ZL1 to the track for the first time...

I took the ZL1 to the track for the first time last night to get a few baseline numbers. Street tires at normal pressure, 93*, 100+% humidity. 140* track. I only made 3 passes. This was the second. I...
Forum: USA - Florida 06-05-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8,039
Views: 279,405
Posted By dcarlos55
Daytime test-n-tune at SGMP (Valdosta) on 6/13....

Daytime test-n-tune at SGMP (Valdosta) on 6/13. Gates open at 11, racing from noon till 6. $12 to spectate, $13 for a tech card.

I'm going to head up there to see what my new ZL1 can do. Anybody...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-04-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By dcarlos55
I have the CAI and I can hear the supercharger...

I have the CAI and I can hear the supercharger just fine. Definitely an improvement over the stock airbox.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-28-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,514
Posted By dcarlos55
It's been a lot of years since my daughter was...

It's been a lot of years since my daughter was dating. I can't say I really liked any of the guys she dated including the one she married. As dads we want to protect our daughters from everything,...
Forum: USA - Southeast 05-20-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,999
Posted By dcarlos55
Car polished and waxed - check Valve Cover...

Car polished and waxed - check
Valve Cover racer ready to run - check
Massive quantities of alcohol - check
Shade and chairs - check
More alcohol - check

I think I'm ready to head to Atlanta...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By dcarlos55
These arrived today for my new ZL1. I ran the...

These arrived today for my new ZL1. I ran the same springs on my SS with 315's and never had any clearance issues. You do have to be careful of driveways and speed bumps.

I'll be installing...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,831
Posted By dcarlos55
I did mine this morning. I bought the roll pin...

I did mine this morning. I bought the roll pin assortment at Harbor Freight ($3.99). It has 4 of the correct size pins (1/16 X 5/16).

I did learn a little trick that makes the swap over go...
Forum: USA - Southeast 05-15-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,999
Posted By dcarlos55
Got my Valve cover racer mocked up and running...

Got my Valve cover racer mocked up and running straight. Now it just needs paint and polish and it's ready to go.

...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-14-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,964
Posted By dcarlos55
Mine has 2 spots that look like something swiped...

Mine has 2 spots that look like something swiped the paint before the clearcoat went on. One on the top of the right quarter panel that's hard to see unless you're looking right at it. The other...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-14-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By dcarlos55
I had a Street Slayer in my SS and I was quite...

I had a Street Slayer in my SS and I was quite happy with it. It's solid as a rock when banging gears just off the rev limiter. My stock clutch lasted less than 30K miles but I abused it a bunch at...
Forum: USA - Florida 05-07-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8,039
Views: 279,405
Posted By dcarlos55
Cars N Coffee is Saturday morning at the Times...

Cars N Coffee is Saturday morning at the Times Union building on Riverside Ave from 9:00 to Noon.

Bring those Camaro's out and show them off.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-04-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By dcarlos55
I used a buddy's Aluma tilt trailer recently to...

I used a buddy's Aluma tilt trailer recently to take my car to the track. The tilt bed is so much easier than a dove tail trailer. I'm probably going to be buying one soon.
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-03-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34,656
Views: 938,486
Posted By dcarlos55
Hi all, I haven't posted anything here in...

Hi all,

I haven't posted anything here in a while so I thought I'd drop by and leave a pic of my new ZL1. I picked it up Wednesday evening. I have to admit, I miss that third pedal already...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-03-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,826
Posted By dcarlos55
My new ZL1 arrived on Wednesday. Had the windows...

My new ZL1 arrived on Wednesday. Had the windows tinted Thursday and put on the new CAI on Saturday. I already ordered a Rotofab big gulp scoop, a ported throttle body and drop springs for it as...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 05-02-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 54,172
Views: 2,522,501
Posted By dcarlos55
Hi Becky, My car finally arrived on...

Hi Becky,

My car finally arrived on Wednesday.

Thank you so much for helping keep track of it during the wait.

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-26-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,404
Posted By dcarlos55
Get a switchlink box and use the cruise control...

Get a switchlink box and use the cruise control cancel button for a momentary switch. I put the power switch and light in the AC vent.

It makes for a nice clean stealth install.

...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-25-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By dcarlos55
I'm running a 3.91 in a cammed car and I love it....

I'm running a 3.91 in a cammed car and I love it. Several people who have ridden in my car now have 3.91s in their cars.

It probably is a bit much for a supercharged car but if you're staying...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-24-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By dcarlos55
Not complaining. Just excited. I've been...

Not complaining. Just excited. I've been paranoid to drive the SS while waiting and driving a truck everyday just doesn't compare.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By dcarlos55
gmconnect no longer works. Becky is really good...

gmconnect no longer works. Becky is really good about doing status checks and the gm chat folks are there all the time so you can bug them all you want.

My new ZL1 is supposed to be at the...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 04-22-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,040
Posted By dcarlos55
According to my dealer, mine was in Kentucky on...

According to my dealer, mine was in Kentucky on Monday headed south. They expect it to arrive there tomorrow or Friday.

True to form, I already ordered parts for it. A CAI intake, roto-fab...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 23,238
Posted By dcarlos55
I just ordered one for my new ZL1 (coming to a...

I just ordered one for my new ZL1 (coming to a dealer near me this week). I had one on my SS and I wouldn't buy any other brand for the new car.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By dcarlos55
I ordered my BVM with the polished wheels. I...

I ordered my BVM with the polished wheels. I like the contrast against the blue. The car should be here next week.
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 04-16-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54,172
Views: 2,522,501
Posted By dcarlos55
Thank you for that bit of news. Now I'm back in...

Thank you for that bit of news. Now I'm back in excited mode.

You're the greatest. :hail:
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 04-15-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 54,172
Views: 2,522,501
Posted By dcarlos55
Hi Becky. It's the pest again. Please...

Hi Becky.

It's the pest again. Please check SKVWNR in FL again.

:thanks:
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