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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,625
Posted By DGthe3
274 ft-lbs for the V6, 295 ft-lbs for the turbo4....

274 ft-lbs for the V6, 295 ft-lbs for the turbo4. The ATS-V will use the TR6060
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-24-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,805
Posted By DGthe3
Well, bigger on the inside. But smaller on the...

Well, bigger on the inside. But smaller on the outside. Like it needs to have the room of an Impala but it can't take up anymore space than a Miata.

And it needs to look completely different from...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,625
Posted By DGthe3
I tend to abide by the backronym for rice: ...

I tend to abide by the backronym for rice:

Race
Inspired
Cosmetic
Enhancement

If it makes a car look like a racer when it really isn't, and is just done to make a car look cool then its...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,856
Posted By DGthe3
Because if it was the base engine, Ford would...

Because if it was the base engine, Ford would have a hard time convincing people that turbochargers are better than having couple more cylinders
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-24-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By DGthe3
Due to mild insomnia, I decided to look this up...

Due to mild insomnia, I decided to look this up myself.

First Camaro5 delivery occurred essentially 1 month after production started: April 17, 2009
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 725
Posted By DGthe3
I don't have a ton of experience with a variety...

I don't have a ton of experience with a variety of laptops but here is the basic summation of my experience:

Every other version of Windows is very annoying/infuriating, but you can get around...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-23-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,627
Posted By DGthe3
When you think about it, its not too different...

When you think about it, its not too different from how the Z28 or ZL1 got their name. GM had some internal nonsense name, and it ended up being 'the' name for those cars. But ultimately, the name...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-23-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,627
Posted By DGthe3
Its part of Chrysler's code-naming system for...

Its part of Chrysler's code-naming system for engines. The general rule is that they pick an old warplane name (in this case, the F6F Hellcat fighter...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-23-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By DGthe3
Relax, this is about altering 1s and 0s, not...

Relax, this is about altering 1s and 0s, not preventing you from replacing your brake pads. Even though that article is clearly meant to drum up the ire of gearheads, they still said this:
That...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 869
Posted By DGthe3
Its a myth that hands free calling/texting is...

Its a myth that hands free calling/texting is safer than 'hands on'. The problem isn't whats in your hands so much as what you're thinking about. When you're talking to someone on a phone, or...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-22-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By DGthe3
If its not competing with the S class, 7 series,...

If its not competing with the S class, 7 series, and A8 then what is the CT6 going up against?
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-22-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By DGthe3
There is minimal difference in climate between...

There is minimal difference in climate between Oshawa and Detroit. Detroit is about 250 miles south-west of Oshawa and is still within the great lakes region. Over the winter, the temperature is...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-22-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,968
Posted By DGthe3
If you can't name the car in the commercial, its...

If you can't name the car in the commercial, its hard to say how much power it makes. But whatver it is, its not a ultra high powered engine like the LSA V8 was from the CTS-V, there simply isn't a...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-22-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,625
Posted By DGthe3
If you really want, you could probably go back to...

If you really want, you could probably go back to the Camaro5 archives and see just when the first member got their 5th gen after production started on March 16, 2009. It'll probably be a front-page...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-21-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,627
Posted By DGthe3
I'm not really sure what you're getting at. You...

I'm not really sure what you're getting at. You seem to believe that GM will either a) not build anything better than an SS or b) if they do, it won't be competitive to the Ford or Dodge equivalents....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-21-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By DGthe3
But the mechanism by which a CVT opperates is...

But the mechanism by which a CVT opperates is inefficient compared to a step-gear (ie, normal) transmissions. The overall system efficiency comes from being able to keep the engine in its optimal rpm...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-21-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 883
Posted By DGthe3
Huh? The BRZ is rear wheel drive

Huh? The BRZ is rear wheel drive
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-19-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By DGthe3
BMW 7 Series Hybrid, Porsche Panamera Hyrbid,...

BMW 7 Series Hybrid, Porsche Panamera Hyrbid, Lexus LS 600h, possibly even the Tesla Model S
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-19-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By DGthe3
Sounds like going to use the battery from the new...

Sounds like going to use the battery from the new Volt. If that is good for 50 miles in the Volt, that should give the CT6 something like 35 to 40?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-17-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By DGthe3
Unless a defunct airline is now making powersport...

Unless a defunct airline is now making powersport products, I'm pretty sure you mean Can Am.


Anyway, most places consider 3 wheelers to be motorcycles but with the recent influx of these...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 04-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By DGthe3
They're spammers. Report them, then we can ban...

They're spammers. Report them, then we can ban them. Also, when you see this:



that second post is spam. They copy a previous post (or just a segment of it), are usually brand new to the site,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-15-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By DGthe3
I had essentially written a small book to reply...

I had essentially written a small book to reply to your post ... but I'll leave it at this:

I fail to see how expounding on how interesting the hybrid technology is reinforces your point that...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-15-2015, 04:18 PM
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Views: 157,813
Posted By DGthe3
That would be very cool to see.

That would be very cool to see.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-15-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By DGthe3
That'll depend on how far you drive it. With a 50...

That'll depend on how far you drive it. With a 50 mile head start, its going to take a while for the Malibu to use less gas than the Volt.

50 mile electric range, plus 41 mpg afterward vs 47 mpg...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-15-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,360
Posted By DGthe3
The new V6 is going to have 284 ft-lbs, at least...

The new V6 is going to have 284 ft-lbs, at least in the CT6. And the current one makes 278 ft-lbs in the Camaro.


But anyways ... peak torque is vastly over rated. Slightly taller gearing and...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,360
Posted By DGthe3
And to think ... just 20 years ago 350 hp would...

And to think ... just 20 years ago 350 hp would have been pretty good for a V8.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By DGthe3
Odd, I find electric cars boring. Take battery,...

Odd, I find electric cars boring. Take battery, add motor, drive wheels. Its not that complicated. On the other hand, integrating substantial electric range and a gasoline engine so that you can use...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-15-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By DGthe3
Nobody said it was going to be cancelled right...

Nobody said it was going to be cancelled right away. They could plan on letting it run out its current production run, probably ending around 2018 or so, and then not replacing it. But until then,...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-15-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,360
Posted By DGthe3
I'm quoting MSRP from the Chevrolet Performance...

I'm quoting MSRP from the Chevrolet Performance website. I was surprised too, but thats what GM wants for them. But as expensive as the SS brakes are, its no where near as bad as the ZL1 brakes....
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-15-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,360
Posted By DGthe3
1500 for the 1LE kit, 5600 for SS brakes, and...

1500 for the 1LE kit, 5600 for SS brakes, and just shy of 200 for the strut tower brace. http://www.chevrolet.com/performance/camaro-parts/1le-zl1.html
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