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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-24-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 387
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Hmm like the steel used to build the bay bridge....

Hmm like the steel used to build the bay bridge. Expensive absolute crap.


http://www.sacbee.com/news/investigations/bay-bridge/article2589402.html
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-23-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,724
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
46 Industrial HVAC field foreman

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Industrial HVAC field foreman
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-23-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 949
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
The way people drive annoys, me way more, than...

The way people drive annoys, me way more, than how they park. You know the people who wait until the last 50 feet to change freeways in traffic, when they had the last two miles to get in the correct...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-18-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Thanks for the specs Brian. Based on the...

Thanks for the specs Brian. Based on the information you have provided, I believe you should go to -2.0 to 2.5 in the front only. Then run it again and log all the temperatures again. I would also be...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-18-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Based off the given temps, the camber which I do...

Based off the given temps, the camber which I do not know the, setting is close. Also noted that the tires do have a temp rising from inner to outer which indicates the contact patch is well...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-18-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,812
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Knuckle drop replaces the stock spindles. They...

Knuckle drop replaces the stock spindles. They allow a 1 inch drop while keeping the control arm in the stock position. The benefit is, it retains the camber curve geometry and roll center, while...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-18-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
I would leave the rear camber alone for now it is...

I would leave the rear camber alone for now it is very close, i would gather more tire data before changing that. I don't know what you current front settings are, but you are not far off there...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-17-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,864
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
The ZL1 powertrain will sustain far more power...

The ZL1 powertrain will sustain far more power than the 1LE. Stock power train has been good to 1000 rwhp. The magnetic ride is excellent in many different areas from bumpy roads to the track. Both...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-17-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,812
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Drop spindles. Lower the car while keeping all of...

Drop spindles. Lower the car while keeping all of the stock atributes, camber curves, roll center....etc
Here is the link



http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=394993


This is...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-17-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Yes this set up info applies to any car or track....

Yes this set up info applies to any car or track. The goal for a street driven track car is to get it close, and then just use tire pressure to adjust the mid temps for the most part. A dedicated...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-16-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
I shoot for a 10 degree spread inner to outer....

I shoot for a 10 degree spread inner to outer. This tells me about alingment/camber. Then I look at the middle temps which tells me about the pressure. I shoot to be between the inner and outer as...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-15-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 913
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Brian your temps look better. Front left...

Brian your temps look better.
Front left pressure is a touch high. Could use a bit more negative camber.
Front right is a touch low. Could use more negative camber.
Rears are real good.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-13-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 808
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Ah I see. Its going to be tough to dial in until...

Ah I see. Its going to be tough to dial in until the tires get some heat built up. You may need to go to tires dedicated to auto x. How does the car do otherwise? Good to see your keeping track of...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-13-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 808
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Is this fresh off course? If so they are way too...

Is this fresh off course? If so they are way too cold. What tires are you running? I would start with dropping the rear pressure and read them again.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-12-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 808
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Tire temp spread, and temps front vs rear?

Tire temp spread, and temps front vs rear?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,252
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
The device in the end is better than nothing. I...

The device in the end is better than nothing. I will.still perform the old method, second nature after so many years, and fully adaptable as well.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,252
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
In that context yes it will decrease...

In that context yes it will decrease contamination due to less slipping of the disk.

The device proposed here has a set rpm.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-05-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 11,852
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
You need these damn things. Drop springs, ...

You need these damn things. Drop springs, coilovers etc do not address the issues that these things keep in check. This should be the first mod and everything else built from there.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,252
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
If the clutch is used there will be no...

If the clutch is used there will be no difference in pedal failures or fluid contamination.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-04-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,252
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Heal and toe downshifting helps keep the car...

Heal and toe downshifting helps keep the car balanced at or approaching the limit on the track. It also helps the cars stability by using the engine braking coupled with the regular brakes and...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Wow Todd that is bittersweet. I know you will not...

Wow Todd that is bittersweet. I know you will not regret starting door to door racing, but selling the 1LE that is a track beast, that has to be tough. Best of luck.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-04-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,688
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Not offering the V8 will finish the Camaro for...

Not offering the V8 will finish the Camaro for many many many people. It is pretty easy to see the generation differences between posts. For the most part old school no V8=no Camaro. New school as...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-01-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
It has not been released yet, but yes it has all...

It has not been released yet, but yes it has all of the benefits of lower center of gravity, without roll center changes, and geometry/ camber curve changes/reduction that just lowering springs will...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
For the track rats, this is the best solution to...

For the track rats, this is the best solution to dropping the car. It is the only way I would consider doing it. Perfect solution of retaining geometry, roll center, and camber curves, while lowering...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-01-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,704
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
They have my headers to use for set up. They are...

They have my headers to use for set up. They are working on it.
Forum: ZL1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-27-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
They have my set to check thier welding jigs....

They have my set to check thier welding jigs. They are comming soon.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 02-27-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
I would also choose that option out of the...

I would also choose that option out of the choices I linked. I would however probably add this to the list because I don't have lots of time to spend detailing so this would help with the longevity....
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 02-27-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
Use a water less wash to remove any overnight...

Use a water less wash to remove any overnight dusting.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 02-27-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
I would try one of these. ...

I would try one of these.

http://www.autogeek.net/wolfgang-porter-cable-swirl-remover.html

http://www.autogeek.net/blackfire-porter-cable-kit.html
...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-27-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By Nor Cal ZL1
I would have asked for the keys back and left. At...

I would have asked for the keys back and left. At a minimum he should not have been dirty, and able to drive the car. And alway ask fot the ZL1 certified mechanics, even for oil changes.
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