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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics Yesterday, 11:35 AM
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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 08-26-2014, 11:30 PM
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Views: 33,400
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, 10:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,781
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, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,354
Posted By Col. Brain
this is promising

this is promising
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-23-2014, 01:40 PM
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Views: 33,400
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 08-22-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 33,400
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, 04:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,918
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...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,918
Posted By Col. Brain
but thats what it seems they are doing. ...

but thats what it seems they are doing.

ZR1s are expected to be 110-120k

People were getting emotional that rumors of 100k starting price of the Z06. Much like people here getting pissed the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,918
Posted By Col. Brain
my accounting pov in 2014 there was not...

my accounting pov

in 2014 there was not king corvette. GM loves the profit margins on the Corvette Zs but alas none where to be had.

Current camaro is pretty much wrapping up. Give the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 01:04 PM
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Views: 5,918
Posted By Col. Brain
i think the ZR1 will be the hardcore track car...

i think the ZR1 will be the hardcore track car now. Hardtop/coupe only. And probably pushing 700+

1M hypercars are into the 6 minute range - i think the ZR1 is focused on that.

Looking back...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-22-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,918
Posted By Col. Brain
No limits on the Z06. There will be a markup but...

No limits on the Z06. There will be a markup but it will be short lived. I see plenty of marked up Z/28s still sitting.

The auto trans in the Z06 is brand spanking new 8 speed. The auto in the...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-21-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,012
Posted By Col. Brain
Vipers/ZL1s/Boss etc - will all suffer similar...

Vipers/ZL1s/Boss etc - will all suffer similar fates - junkyard material.

These hot rods will get cheap enough for a young person to buy and then they will drive them until they need to sell to...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-16-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,257
Posted By Col. Brain
dick move yes but its only a double bulb if...

dick move yes

but its only a double bulb if the other car is prestaged

and even then - on test and tune night - the starter probably wont flip the switch until both cars are staged and ready to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-16-2014, 12:17 AM
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Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2014, 09:57 PM
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Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
None of this info has been made available. I am...

None of this info has been made available. I am basing judgement on what Chrysler/Dodge/SRT has been doing lately.

And to think when the first SRT4 came out - they sold upgradable turbo kits that...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Col. Brain
Because 1) its bench racing. No wins sitting on...

Because 1) its bench racing. No wins sitting on the bench.
2) anyone who actually gets out and runs their car will eventually do at least a few things to make it perform better

3)and if they do...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
no offense - but who the hell leaves their car...

no offense - but who the hell leaves their car stock if they take to the drag strip/auto-x/road course/hell even the car shows????

Really arguing about bone stock times is just stupid.

People...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15,017
Views: 570,842
Posted By Col. Brain
I am just outside of Chicago's testing circle ...

I am just outside of Chicago's testing circle :happyanim:

Although there was some chatter about making it statewide - i doubt it happens. It is a bunch of farmland outside of Chicago and then...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-15-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15,017
Views: 570,842
Posted By Col. Brain
i guess. Most of the crying i saw was...

i guess. Most of the crying i saw was "overpriced" "its too much for the average joe" etc
IDK:iono:

I love what the Z/28 is. In fact it may even have too much "stuff" for me.

It is a factory...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-14-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,166
Posted By Col. Brain
Dont care much for the guy but that Z/28 is just...

Dont care much for the guy but that Z/28 is just plain wicked
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 04:25 PM
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Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
If you have been to GLD at night once. You have...

If you have been to GLD at night once. You have been there 100 times.

It never changes. I have going there for almost 25 years now.

Are you basing a 1 time hunch that the track owners...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-14-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15,017
Views: 570,842
Posted By Col. Brain
the Z/28 was hated because it was 75k. ...

the Z/28 was hated because it was 75k.

The ZL1 imo is still very capable car. Buy a cam and a pulley set and 700hp is right under your foot. Not to mention will easily pull 1G in cornering...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
GLD did a lot of safety updates in the 2000s to...

GLD did a lot of safety updates in the 2000s to get back to NHRA

problem with NHRA is - it now stands for Not Helping Racers Anymore

IHRA is a better game for the sportsman community (bigger...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
i have raced at GLD and at night - the track...

i have raced at GLD and at night - the track sucks no matter how much traction compound they throw at it

They had a night bracket race 2 summers ago and we had out big block nova there (big fat...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 02:52 PM
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Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
Um okay???? :noidea:

Um okay???? :noidea:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 09:43 AM
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Views: 112,567
Posted By Col. Brain
many stock NHRA racers are embracing for this car...

many stock NHRA racers are embracing for this car to be what they call an "ET bomber"

Get it in the hands of people who do this for a living and the car will fly.

Also the Drag Pak Hellcat...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,517
Posted By Col. Brain
I will give it up to Dodge if the ECU keys are...

I will give it up to Dodge if the ECU keys are given to tuners to play with.

If I can buy a Hellcat on Monday and have a pulley, cam, revised intake, and tune etc done by Friday - the Hellcat...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By Col. Brain
i'd hit it

i'd hit it
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 10,517
Posted By Col. Brain
Viper vs Corvette SRT Challenger vs ZL1 SRT...

Viper vs Corvette
SRT Challenger vs ZL1
SRT Charger vs SS

The Viper is dead. The TA is fast for a bone stock car and slightly quicker than the outgoing ZR1 so for now it is king.

The...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-08-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 33,400
Posted By Col. Brain
I agree with a lot of this! I almost pulled the...

I agree with a lot of this!
I almost pulled the trigger on a 2008 Viper when i realized just how expensive it was to put a ****ing supercharger on one.

Standalone required and with that cam in...
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