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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,459
Posted By RUQWIKR
Congrats! Very close to buying one. Been toying...

Congrats! Very close to buying one. Been toying with some other cars and still haven't finalized...but close.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,536
Posted By RUQWIKR
Not beating on your tuner, but, tuning to survive...

Not beating on your tuner, but, tuning to survive road racing is much more difficult due to the transients and the differences in coolant and oil temps, etc., etc. Even tuning on load bearing...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-10-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,536
Posted By RUQWIKR
On the new LS7 block my buddy won, I did not...

On the new LS7 block my buddy won, I did not realize it went to the guy that just bought his Ron Fellows edition Z06. So, can't help that way.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-09-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By RUQWIKR
Have one of each. For a street car, the GT19 has...

Have one of each. For a street car, the GT19 has much better driveability especially if you ever do a lighter clutch / flywheel set up. GT21 will make more power and sound better at idle. Both...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-09-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,536
Posted By RUQWIKR
You probably know all this... On the knock...

You probably know all this...

On the knock sensors, they aren't much help at times with spike detonation if root cause was that. The actual cylinder pressure can be as great or MUCH greater than...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-09-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,536
Posted By RUQWIKR
Sorry to hear of your issue. In my 30+years of...

Sorry to hear of your issue. In my 30+years of drag racing, I've had a couple of bad days with scattered parts. I am glad to hear you are taking a positive attitude and not doing the "I put a...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-08-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,754
Posted By RUQWIKR
With the 305/30/19 Super Sports on forever back...

With the 305/30/19 Super Sports on forever back order, for a street tire with rain in the mix, on 19", what are you guys using?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-02-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,632
Posted By RUQWIKR
Appreciate the thoughts. Luckily, he and his...

Appreciate the thoughts. Luckily, he and his wife are very well situated financially, have one grown son who is very successful, etc. So, while it sucks, it's not the loss of a young child, young...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-02-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,632
Posted By RUQWIKR
The lost money on any of these cars does include...

The lost money on any of these cars does include the time value of money, insurance, interest (if not $ deal of course). I have made and lost money on cars over the years, too much either way to...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-26-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,191
Posted By RUQWIKR
Carbon wheels and CCB front brakes is a big chunk...

Carbon wheels and CCB front brakes is a big chunk of the price difference between the GT350 and the -R.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-04-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,448
Posted By RUQWIKR
Appreciate all the time and thoughts. I had...

Appreciate all the time and thoughts. I had already priced the rotors and pads via a Delco dealer of mine. All of your change intervals seem reasonable.

BRT3, being in DFW, yes, I am worried...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-02-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,448
Posted By RUQWIKR
Would appreciate the update when you get it. ...

Would appreciate the update when you get it. Looking at a C6 Z06 w/Z07, a Z28, or C7 Z06 w/Z07. Leaning towards the Z28 simply because I would use the backseat on rare occasion. I have seen plenty...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-30-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,448
Posted By RUQWIKR
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-27-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,448
Posted By RUQWIKR
BRT3, etc. I know this is digging up an old...

BRT3, etc. I know this is digging up an old post, but, can you guys comment on what your life expectancy has been on tires, rotors, pads, etc.? Looking to get back into another track car (has been...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 12-28-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By RUQWIKR
Michigan dealer has new red ZL1 M6 for $49995

Just trolling through eBay just now and saw this:
...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-13-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,014
Views: 236,404
Posted By RUQWIKR
STIG, sorry to just see this and to say I hope it...

STIG, sorry to just see this and to say I hope it all works out.

It might have been covered in here already, but, if you plan on modding your cars with a lot of money sunk in, might look at Agreed...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-03-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By RUQWIKR
Dealer east of Dallas with 1LE's and ZL1's discounted

Dealer not far from me (Britain Chevy / Cadillac) in Greenville, TX (east of Dallas), has a ZL1 (VR, M6, black wheels, NAV) and one inbound (Black, M6, black wheels, NAV). He also has a black 1LE in...
Forum: USA - Texas 06-03-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By RUQWIKR
Dealer east of Dallas with 1LE's and ZL1's discounted

Dealer not far from me (Britain Chevy / Cadillac) in Greenville, TX (east of Dallas), has a ZL1 (VR, M6, black wheels, NAV) and one inbound (Black, M6, black wheels, NAV). He also has a black 1LE in...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-21-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By RUQWIKR
Non-Saleable VIN's will have the 'EX' in them at...

Non-Saleable VIN's will have the 'EX' in them at the end. Saleable vehicles will have a FMVSS-compliant VIN. The ZL1's built before, I think it was 1/23/12 (whatever the date the sequential VIN's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-05-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,783
Posted By RUQWIKR
The COPO's will be very well engineered, very...

The COPO's will be very well engineered, very light (before weight-break required ballasting), and great vehicles.

Not trying to argue but educate.

For example, the 1998 Firebird and Camaro's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-05-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,783
Posted By RUQWIKR
ACTIREMAN and I know each other as friends and...

ACTIREMAN and I know each other as friends and racers. What NHRA allows the OEM's to do, both on regular cars and homologated race cars (2012 Camaro COPOs, Ford's Cobra Jets 2008 and up, and Dodge...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-22-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 102,006
Posted By RUQWIKR
Mike, hello from your old buddy Dave (RUQWIKR). ...

Mike, hello from your old buddy Dave (RUQWIKR). Since you sold your Firebird, you doing any racing? Me, a little bit, between all the stuff with work and kids...you know the routine.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-01-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By RUQWIKR
If you / someone is using GMVIS, it has lag time,...

If you / someone is using GMVIS, it has lag time, so, the numbers would be higher...look at the threads with folks with confirmed VIN's...they are past 75 in the sequential VIN run.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-28-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,762
Posted By RUQWIKR
Believe they started the sequential VINs with...

Believe they started the sequential VINs with this week's SORP (Start of Regular Production). Some of the earlier build cars for testing, etc., may end up being sold, but, they did not seem to have...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-18-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 20,935
Posted By RUQWIKR
Every time I buy a video camera or laptop, the...

Every time I buy a video camera or laptop, the next model is cheaper and maybe even better shortly after I open the box.

Same for cars and trucks these days. Whether you are paying cash or making...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-18-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By RUQWIKR
If you change your mind, it's a service part...

If you change your mind, it's a service part away...they are changeable. Some nuts on the bottom side and double-sided tape between the hood and insert. The aftermarket will probably have some...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-16-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By RUQWIKR
Cool new promo video on the COPO race Camaro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=8Ict8Az-yJY
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 11-28-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 17,541
Posted By RUQWIKR
Lots of the parts are available already...some...

Lots of the parts are available already...some are not. If you go into your dealer and they pull them up on the EPC (Electronic Parts Catalog), if they say NOT AVAILABLE YET (or something to that...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-07-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,269
Posted By RUQWIKR
It's in WORKBENCH as of this morning...got...

It's in WORKBENCH as of this morning...got confirmation from the dealer.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-01-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,843
Posted By RUQWIKR
Still need one at MSRP, see my other thread. ...

Still need one at MSRP, see my other thread. Think they can order (not sure) CA, etc. emissions, too...if not from Texas or the standard Federal emissions states, make sure they can order it...
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