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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-26-2014, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Col. Brain
maybe in 30+ years

maybe in 30+ years
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-05-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By Col. Brain
Fine - but those workers didnt do it for free.

Fine - but those workers didnt do it for free.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-04-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,010
Posted By Col. Brain
how old is your son? A rear facing seat...

how old is your son?

A rear facing seat will not work but a forward facing or booster will fit.

I know I tried :thumbsup:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-04-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By Col. Brain
Well he bought 2 Camaros - 1 vert and 1 Z/28. ...

Well he bought 2 Camaros - 1 vert and 1 Z/28. And then he paid a shop to swap everything over and will probably pay the same shop to restore or build a track car out of the original Z/28

Id say...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By Col. Brain
It was Ralph Gilles former CEO of SRT driving the...

It was Ralph Gilles former CEO of SRT driving the Hellcat
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-22-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,545
Posted By Col. Brain
CSB my great uncle helped open the dragstrip...

CSB

my great uncle helped open the dragstrip here way back in the 60s. For a long time it closed. Then one of the owners invested back into it and opened it again in the early 90s.

Housing...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-17-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By Col. Brain
Make sure your lug nuts are torqued properly and...

Make sure your lug nuts are torqued properly and any caps are on.

Go to the track and make some passes.

On a Test and Tune night you will get a variety of everything.
Stock cars such as...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,452
Posted By Col. Brain
farther away but also possible

farther away but also possible
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-16-2014, 03:37 PM
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Views: 2,452
Posted By Col. Brain
Byron in November hit me up when you go - i...

Byron in November

hit me up when you go - i can be a witness :smoking:
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 09-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,733
Posted By Col. Brain
if you are going to drag race either - get some...

if you are going to drag race either - get some weld RTS (or whatever drag wheel set you like) and drag radials.

Then add a small nitrous shot

Should easily run in the 11s (which not too long...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,033
Posted By Col. Brain
Some people just love to bitch, moan, cry, and...

Some people just love to bitch, moan, cry, and complain
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-09-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,976
Posted By Col. Brain
that was nice congrats!

that was nice

congrats!
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-09-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Col. Brain
Very good but are you recording this data in a...

Very good but are you recording this data in a journal? Do you know your Density Altitude etc?


The 205 to 189 temps can make a HUGE difference. And yes when the car is warmer it can run away...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-09-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,293
Posted By Col. Brain
drag week?

drag week?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,546
Posted By Col. Brain
I called on that 66k Z/28 and was told 0% offer...

I called on that 66k Z/28 and was told 0% offer did not apply to the Z/28.

Does anyone in here know if you can get the 0% offer on the Z/28s or was this more dealer bullshit?

(and im starting...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-05-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,479
Posted By Col. Brain
its not really opinion though the new Z06...

its not really opinion though

the new Z06 incorporates - 427, Grand Sport, Z06, and ZR1 all into one nice model that can be optioned like a ZL1

And we dont know if a ZR1 is coming
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,914
Posted By Col. Brain
Well recent history is a good indicator. ...

Well recent history is a good indicator.

Take the C7 Corvette.

All of 2013 and early 2014 was C7 Stingray this and that etc. Asking about the Z06 or ZR1 was met with "nothing yet"

We all...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-05-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 26,479
Posted By Col. Brain
True But I will take 2 Z/28s, an Eliminator...

True

But I will take 2 Z/28s, an Eliminator Daytona, and a truck to pull it with and settle for 2nd place over the Nismo or F12 :biggrin:
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 08-28-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By Col. Brain
This may be better answered at ls1tech

This may be better answered at ls1tech
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,886
Posted By Col. Brain
Gotta start somewhere. And at least you are...

Gotta start somewhere.

And at least you are out trying it. I hear enough talk from people bench/magazine racing who have never even been to the track.

Id say for your car - get the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 48,289
Posted By Col. Brain
His 11.7 is a bit off the pace of even the slower...

His 11.7 is a bit off the pace of even the slower Hellcats.

Doesn't matter to me - i still prefer the ZL1.

But a challenger hellcat on drag radials should easily run 11.70s. If it doesnt...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 48,289
Posted By Col. Brain
An old saying - "speed costs money" The...

An old saying - "speed costs money"

The hellcat is more expensive than the zl1?
So shouldn't the hellcat be faster?


People on here are worried about beating the Hellcat. GM will get...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-28-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,469
Posted By Col. Brain
Go look and you can find an early to mid 90s VW...

Go look and you can find an early to mid 90s VW or Honda 4 cylinder with manual transmission.

30-40mpg for under 4k. Probably under 3k.

I know i used to bomb around in a 91 4 door golf. All...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-27-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 48,289
Posted By Col. Brain
Just looking at a video with the 9 second...

Just looking at a video with the 9 second livernois package. That is 10k.

So a new ZL1 can be had at mid 50s. Plus 10k. the only price i know about the hellcat is starting price with manual...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-27-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 48,289
Posted By Col. Brain
The drag pak, copo, and cobra jets are available...

The drag pak, copo, and cobra jets are available to purchase with a manual transmission as well.

But only dumb drag racers would probably buy those :facepalm:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-26-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,082
Posted By Col. Brain
the last investment car was the Ford GT. ...

the last investment car was the Ford GT. (possibly some odd ball exotic that most people never heard of)

As for tanking values - yeah id love to see it. But that is so I can buy one. Right now...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-26-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,546
Posted By Col. Brain
this is promising

this is promising
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-23-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 48,289
Posted By Col. Brain
Before my dad got his silverado he had a 97...

Before my dad got his silverado he had a 97 suburban. Just under 200k and that thing was abused.

Im not bashing Chevy but i really believe Fiat has turned around Chrysler.
Still too early to...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-23-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 48,289
Posted By Col. Brain
My '13 Ram has been hands down better than my...

My '13 Ram has been hands down better than my dad's '13 Silverado. He has had a few issues from leaking oil, radio not working etc. (nickel and dime shit mainly)

Only reason my truck has gone...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,897
Posted By Col. Brain
Unfortunately even the Viper is rumored to go...

Unfortunately even the Viper is rumored to go with a supercharger.

To make the stupid power that buyers want - forced induction is required.

The LS7 imo was the best of the LS family. But...
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