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Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 04-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 422
Posted By Padre
I know it's hard to change the format, but my...

I know it's hard to change the format, but my vote would be for adding a Density altitude column. Not everyone knows or checks, and it wouldn't always be exact or verifiable, but regular racers...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 33,244
Posted By Padre
You're an artist. Padre

You're an artist.

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,759
Posted By Padre
Nice work. :) Now let's see how they do at the...

Nice work. :) Now let's see how they do at the track! :D

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By Padre
That's what you're supposed to do. The .500 is...

That's what you're supposed to do. The .500 is subtracted. So, by the way you're calculating it, his RT was 0.5001.

As close to perfect as you can get without actually hitting a .0000.
...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-14-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,129
Posted By Padre
Lots of tracks are lax on T&T. But you won't...

Lots of tracks are lax on T&T.

But you won't be able to run a sanctioned event like LSX.

I'm assuming Pony Wars will be lax, since it's more of an enthusiast's event.

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-08-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,747
Posted By Padre
:headbang::thumbup::bow: Padre

:headbang::thumbup::bow:

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-04-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,786
Posted By Padre
I'd love to make it to the Fest, alas...:frown: ...

I'd love to make it to the Fest, alas...:frown:

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-03-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,786
Posted By Padre
2014 Bump! :happy0180: Who's ready to race...

2014 Bump! :happy0180:

Who's ready to race again? All those guys getting winter runs and new PB's (with great DA) are making me anxious. :mad0259: :D

So time to get back to the track. ...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By Padre
Great driving! :clap2: Padre

Great driving! :clap2:

Padre
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Padre
It works fine for my application (low 10's). ...

It works fine for my application (low 10's).

But.

It's loud. I can handle that.

You do have to drop the tank to install it (as far as I know).

I have had a cavitation problem when the...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Padre
I did ported heads with a lower compression on my...

I did ported heads with a lower compression on my D1, bumped up the boost, and gained 100rwhp. :)

Padre
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 02-24-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,334
Posted By Padre
Salesman at my dealer got a first year COPO. ...

Salesman at my dealer got a first year COPO.

He turned around and sold it for $300,000. Funded his kid's college.

But nowaday's, that kind of return won't happen. I see lots of COPO's at LSX...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-24-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,369
Posted By Padre
Beautiful! Padre

Beautiful!

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-23-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Padre
9-second run all day long! Incredible 60-foot! ...

9-second run all day long! Incredible 60-foot!

And a great vid too! Excellence all around. :thumbup:

Padre
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-23-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,459
Posted By Padre
Now you know why they were for sale. :dizzy: ...

Now you know why they were for sale. :dizzy:

My tire guy said he maxed out the weight - right at the limit - and would have recommended returning them if more. Some tire guys aren't as honest,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-23-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,459
Posted By Padre
Oh BTW, I wouldn't run it with the shaking. I've...

Oh BTW, I wouldn't run it with the shaking. I've shaken my sway bar loose before. That and worse could happen with your suspension parts.

Padre
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-23-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,459
Posted By Padre
Could be the tire itself is out of round...

Could be the tire itself is out of round (indicated by the need for so much weight). Had that happen with my latest MT's, then I had the e-brake line rubbing the weights. I wouldn't run them...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,847
Posted By Padre
Ah, found it here: "Cam, heads, ported intake and...

Ah, found it here: "Cam, heads, ported intake and throttle body, underdrive pulley, 1 7/8 long tubes, factory piping run through GMPP mufflers, Circle D 4000 1E converter, GM 3.91s, LSR toe rods, BMR...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-22-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,847
Posted By Padre
-851DA. Nice. :thumbup: What are you gears?...

-851DA. Nice. :thumbup:

What are you gears? Other suspension mods? 60 to die for!

I have to say: :bow:

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,563
Views: 311,551
Posted By Padre
They probably don't update leap years on their...

They probably don't update leap years on their computer systems. :bonk:

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-21-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Padre
UNALTERED Padre

UNALTERED

Padre
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By Padre
Nice. :thumbup: Padre

Nice. :thumbup:

Padre
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,563
Views: 311,551
Posted By Padre
I see you coming!!!! Wait till I get to the track...

I see you coming!!!! Wait till I get to the track this season!!! :paddle::lol:

Congrats! :thumbup: Padre
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Padre
The 6L90 is not a direct swap because it needs a...

The 6L90 is not a direct swap because it needs a different length driveshaft, but other than that it should be easy.

My 6L80 is holding up to 700hp and mid-10's, so far. Part of the reason is...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 02-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,270
Posted By Padre
My original goal was a 10.5 summer car. ...

My original goal was a 10.5 summer car.

Done.

Now, just for giggles, I'm shooting for that 9.99x time slip.

Padre
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,179
Posted By Padre
Consensus is that 3.73 is best for an L99 bolt-on...

Consensus is that 3.73 is best for an L99 bolt-on car. First gear in an auto is pretty short, which would make it mostly useless with 3.91's (spin).

If you ever plan to used forced induction,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-12-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,282
Posted By Padre
Each brand of race seat has their own bracket. ...

Each brand of race seat has their own bracket. Once you attach them, there's no reason to remove them. Plus, you couldn't remove the seat with the bracket still on the floor anyway, not possible.
...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 02-11-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,644
Posted By Padre
I probably won't know until the week before. ...

I probably won't know until the week before. It's hard for me to get weekends off.



Save a few thousand. Don't need leather, don't need the RS rims and trim, don't even need the gauge pack.
...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 02-11-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,644
Posted By Padre
Yes, but I fit now. :) If I had to do it all...

Yes, but I fit now. :)

If I had to do it all over agin, I'd get a 1SS without one.

Padre
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 02-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,644
Posted By Padre
That's an old pic, with the old (non-reclining)...

That's an old pic, with the old (non-reclining) Corbeau A4.

I have an RPM roll bar with the new reclining A4. This is the only pic I have handy that (kind of) shows it:

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So, with...
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