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Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-08-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 20,428
Posted By m1tankr
Doesn't look like this was noticed, but the front...

Doesn't look like this was noticed, but the front end is not close to the final look. If you look at the front close up, you can really see that there is still a good chunk of padding where the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-24-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 23,236
Posted By m1tankr
GM has a history of using previous generation...

GM has a history of using previous generation cars to test various things. I've brought this up before, during development of the C5 Vette, they had full C5 chassis' under C4 bodies. They developed...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-15-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 42,806
Posted By m1tankr
Apparently you're forgetting the rest of the...

Apparently you're forgetting the rest of the video. The GT wasn't as enjoyable to drive (on the street) & lost in braking, road grip, figure 8 & other driveability factors. The track test was to...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-30-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 81,060
Posted By m1tankr
BTW If you wanna have some fun, do some google...

BTW If you wanna have some fun, do some google image searching on the ATS Coupe camo. Then look at the actuall images from the production model. When they had the camo photos from the ring (like...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-29-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 81,060
Posted By m1tankr
I'm not too concerned yet. This is first crack...

I'm not too concerned yet. This is first crack at the ring for the 6th gen. So should be mostly drivetrain & chassis testing for now. Next round at the ring will be more for body & aero testing. ...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 45,652
Posted By m1tankr
Sort of funny reading all of the speculation...

Sort of funny reading all of the speculation after just finishing reading a book about GM on the design & testing of new cars.
From reading the book, I would be very surprised if those are true...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-08-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 47,368
Posted By m1tankr
Actually, just an FYI, news groups never...

Actually, just an FYI, news groups never broadcast individual suicide stories as an agreement w/law enforcement. They found it encourages them if people get attention from a suicide & it can also...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-13-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 32,126
Posted By m1tankr
Some of you guys need to get a grip. This car is...

Some of you guys need to get a grip. This car is basically in the 9's w/a head, cam, convertor combo at full weight. All of the other parts are normal drag racing parts for running hard at the...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 12-31-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By m1tankr
Sorry man, looks like I saw this too late. I...

Sorry man, looks like I saw this too late. I couldn't find any decent photos of the car or any additional info.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-31-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By m1tankr
Convertor/Tune will get you there if you're just...

Convertor/Tune will get you there if you're just talking about racing side by side & not hp bragging rights.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 12-23-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By m1tankr
Where can I see some photos of this? I tried to...

Where can I see some photos of this? I tried to find the camaro magazine ones, but couldn't locate those.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 08-19-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,487
Posted By m1tankr
That's the spot I was talking about. Looks like...

That's the spot I was talking about. Looks like it's pulling away from the seam. They need to fix that or it'll get worse in the sun & heat cycles.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 08-17-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,487
Posted By m1tankr
Nice car, I like the new interior. Is the...

Nice car, I like the new interior. Is the leather coming apart from the dash at the seam by the ignition key (to it's right)?
Forum: Transmission / Driveline 12-16-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,115
Posted By m1tankr
I think it's more the newness tax rather then...

I think it's more the newness tax rather then Camaro. It takes completely new tooling as nothing is available for this rear end. They'll drop over the years as the tooling costs are recouped &...
Forum: Member Car Journals 12-15-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,395
Posted By m1tankr
That sucks, at least it's the other guys fault.

That sucks, at least it's the other guys fault.
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 12-14-2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 560
Posted By m1tankr
Founds some decent deals at Freindly Chevy in Fridley, MN

Just FYI for any people in the Twin Cities area shopping for a Camaro. I stopped by Friendly Chevrolet in Fridley this week and they had about 10 Camaro's in stock with some decent deals. Going off...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-13-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,406
Posted By m1tankr
There's a bunch of mis-information in these...

There's a bunch of mis-information in these responses, so I'll give you the law enforcement answer. The muffler delete is usually illegal (it does not matter for emissions purposes). I say usually...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-12-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,119
Posted By m1tankr
Can you do us a favor. Weigh the new pieces and...

Can you do us a favor. Weigh the new pieces and the old pieces so we can see the weight savings between the factory & aftermarket exhausts. Please do this with the headers too. Thanks
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-01-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 429,720
Posted By m1tankr
You should be good. Car to car, yours is faster....

You should be good. Car to car, yours is faster. But, they're within .5 sec, so loss goes to whomever blows the tires away.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-24-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,750
Posted By m1tankr
Popular opinion seems to be that most of the LS...

Popular opinion seems to be that most of the LS based cars will make more power as they age, up to around 5000 miles. I had the same results w/my GTO & Trailblazer SS. At 5k they were both...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 11-17-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,398
Posted By m1tankr
Hopefully the Hydro Blue or the Berlin Blue from...

Hopefully the Hydro Blue or the Berlin Blue from the Dusk Camaro comes thru for next year. If they do I'll be ordering one. I usually get blue cars & was hoping the IBM was more like the GTO IBM. ...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,913
Posted By m1tankr
Nice, job on the 12.9. Nice seeing a Challenger...

Nice, job on the 12.9. Nice seeing a Challenger guy say something nice.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,756
Posted By m1tankr
Nice job! And the Challenger guy is most likely...

Nice job! And the Challenger guy is most likely referring to the K&N cold air intake. That's what K&N claims their CAI will give. Or he's being the standard Challenger guy that doesn't believe...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,491
Posted By m1tankr
But it's the fastest Camaro list, not the best...

But it's the fastest Camaro list, not the best driver list. It's Camaro5.com, not better bestcamarodriver.com. Most of us use the list to see about what these cars may be capable of w/what mods. I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 49,909
Posted By m1tankr
If they build the Dusk, I will order one instead...

If they build the Dusk, I will order one instead of waiting to see what 2011 holds. That color is beautiful & the interior color looks great.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-25-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,284
Posted By m1tankr
The new ECM is flashed w/the VIN & I think the...

The new ECM is flashed w/the VIN & I think the mileage is stored elsewhere (BCM if I remember correctly from other threads). Vector & others sell a tuned ECM as an option so you can just plug & play...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-25-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By m1tankr
Those went out of fashion as the technology...

Those went out of fashion as the technology changed. Tunes work better & the software is fairly easy to use. No more burning chips, just reflashing. I think the other issue would be that this...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 10-12-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,468
Posted By m1tankr
Actually it gets better mileage than the Crown...

Actually it gets better mileage than the Crown Vic, so it would be saving you money.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-19-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By m1tankr
I'm wondering about that also after reading some...

I'm wondering about that also after reading some of the posts. I was thinking about 18" Z06 knock offs on all 4. I remember when C&D did a test like that a few years back, 17"s had the best...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 09-09-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 220,896
Posted By m1tankr
The G8 would make a sweet cop car.

The G8 would make a sweet cop car.
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