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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-18-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By larietrope
have you noticed ?

That the front end of the 2014 is the same as 2013. Looked at a 2014 1LE parked by a 2014 ZL1 and the headlights of the ZL1 are still round where the 1LE and other 14's are rectangular with a smaller...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-17-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,922
Posted By larietrope
help with a Mustang friend

Have a friend who is leaning towards a Mustang GT. After driving my 1LE he is still up in the air about what to do.
He is convinced the Mustang is the better straight line performer as he's not...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-15-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By larietrope
2014 arrived

When I got there the tech was installing the front valance. He has also installed the oil extractor kit and I told him I wanted it off so he put the regular cap on.
Note the size of the rear spoiler...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-14-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By larietrope
2014 1LE almost here

Was told today the 1LE I ordered is at the hub and due to be delivered to the dealer tomorrow.
Ashen Gray 1SS with NPP. Will post pictures when I can.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-14-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By larietrope
2014 1SS L99 standard equipment piece

For anyone interested, the iSS L99 comes standard with remote start. In the past remote start was only available on a 2SS.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-13-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By larietrope
L99 questions

Are the stock mufflers efficient ? I'm not after sound but efficiency. Do any catback systems really add any hp or torque ?
Does a cold air intake add any hp or is it mostly for effects ?
I'm...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-13-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By larietrope
tire considerations

Reading over the 2013 brochure on 1LE, it states: Summer only tires tend to wear faster and are more susceptible to damage from road hazzards or curb impact than standard profile tires.This type of...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-13-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By larietrope
theoritical comparison of the 3 packages

Reading the 2013 brochure performance section it states the regular SS and 1LE do the quarter in 12.9 although the 1Le weighs 26 pounds more. The L99 is shown at 13.3
Both again show 0-60 at 4.7...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By larietrope
What external mods for L99 ?

What are some external modifications that help an L99 ?
Thanks.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-11-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By larietrope
which car for dragging ?

If you could fill out an order sheet for an SS Camaro for 1/4 mile, which combination would you choose to combat 5.0 Mustangs.
Regular LS3, L99, or iLE ?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-04-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By larietrope
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-03-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By larietrope
update on my 14 1LE plus.....

Stopped at the dealer today, Saturday, August 3, and shown paper work that the car left Oshawa by rail yesterday.
I expect it mid week or so next week. So I'm anxious.
While at the dealer I saw on...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-02-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By larietrope
not yet

As of today, Friday, 8-2 nothing.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-01-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By larietrope
Thanks

Will post pictures when I get it.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-01-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By larietrope
2014 1LE due

Dealer tells me my Ashen Gray/1SS should be at the dealership now. That means I'm checking every day.
I've seen the pictures of the 14's and to me they look very good. New front end and rear spoiler...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-27-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By larietrope
1LE or not

I have first refusal on the first 1LE coming to the local dealership anyday now.
Wondering how many of you owners would buy the 1LE again if you had it to do over. If so, why ?
Are you satisfied...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-25-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By larietrope
1LE tire question....plus

Anyone had their 1LE long enough to tell how tire wear is ? What is the projected street life of the tires providing you don't abuse them ? Can a road hazzard insurance be taken out on these...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-06-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,811
Posted By larietrope
2013 SS LS3 1/4 mile times stock

What would the 1/4 mile time be on an LS3 stock ? Would a CAI give any improvement ? Any other external mods useful ?
How does it stack up to a stock 2013 Mustang GT 5.0 automatic or 6 speed ?
Have...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-05-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By larietrope
Need immediate 1LE advise

June 6, I ordered a 2014 1LE 1SS with the only option being NPP exhaust.
Aspin Gray.
Talking with my dealer today, we found a 2013 1LE, just in to the dealer, white, with rear vision package,...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-03-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By larietrope
wheel size of 1LE vs ZL1

Are the wheels interchangeable between the two cars ? Can you put the silver wheels from a ZL1 on a 1LE ?
Thanks.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-03-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By larietrope
ZL1 at nearby dealer ????

Summit White with silver wheels. 2013. Priced at 56,659 6 speed.
My color and wheels, any thoughts ?
Thanks.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-01-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,565
Posted By larietrope
follow up

I turned down the Mustang GT 500 after driving it. For one, too flashy, looked more like a hot wheels car than I liked. Too nose heavy. It drove okay but I could tell it just didn't feel as if I'd...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-30-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,565
Posted By larietrope
cost of GT 500 vs ZL1

The local Ford Dealer has a base 2014 GT 500 Shelby for sticker of 55,595
USAA says I can get the car for 1,888 off that.
I ran the ZL1 and it came up more and G.M. hits you with the gas guzzler...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-27-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,031
Posted By larietrope
Why can't GM offer closer to Mustang

I'm puzzled why a Mustang gets one engine and one automatic transmission and Camaro fans have to drop down to a 400 HP engine to get an automatic.
If the ZL1 can handle an automatic why not the LS3...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-27-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,823
Posted By larietrope
1LE performance vs regular SS

I was reading that due to the gearing in the 1LE transmission despite the 3:91rear gearing, the 1LE does not produce any better 1/4 mile results than a regular SS.
If that's the case and you aren't...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-20-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By larietrope
How fast is 1LE in 1/4 MILE ?

I saw the magazine time of 12.99. How fast is a stock 1LE in the real world 1/4 mile ? How does it measure up to the the Mustang GT on the street ?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-04-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By larietrope
2014 1SS 1LE ordered some changes for 14

I am posting this in case it may help someone else interested in a 2014 1LE as
apparently some things have changed. I was fortunate as they had an allocation for one 2014 Camaro.
I sat down with...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 06-02-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By larietrope
catch can ????

Why is it so necessary to install a catch can ? I suspect most people don't.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 06-02-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By larietrope
tuners in South Carolina ?

Any tuners in the S.C. area ?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-02-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By larietrope
L99 vs LS3 eternal question

Considering a look at the 2013 SS now that the year is up. No factory upgrade exhaust for L99 it's for manual transmission cars only ?
How do you you "tune" out the variable valve timing on...
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