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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-08-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,093
Posted By alaskacamaro
I have been shifting at 6400 in every gear when I...

I have been shifting at 6400 in every gear when I drag and that really seems to be the best way to maximize the power in that gear (at least until fourth).

Cruising around town I shift...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,482
Posted By alaskacamaro
Still looks like its not a track car.. Also,...

Still looks like its not a track car..

Also, hope the "red" key is not meant for track use only and will void some stupid warranty of you use it on any normal street.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By alaskacamaro
3.91 should have been the standard gears in all...

3.91 should have been the standard gears in all SS manuals.

So should a ported TB.

OP, let the modding begin..:drool:
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-08-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 915
Posted By alaskacamaro
If you have a 275 rear, a 245 front would work...

If you have a 275 rear, a 245 front would work but as other have said, your front and rear tires must be 1/2" or shorter in height of each other or it will throw your ABS into a fit.
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 07-08-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,616
Posted By alaskacamaro
So far most gen 5 cam around have been very...

So far most gen 5 cam around have been very reliable as long as they are not abused.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,576
Posted By alaskacamaro
You would think so but every car had bad times. ...

You would think so but every car had bad times. Supercharged/turbocharged vettes we're doing 14's. 700hp ZL1 did 12.5... In fact most FI cars averaged 14-12.

That was my first time at a drag...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 07-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,616
Posted By alaskacamaro
I can understand trying to reduce your debt if...

I can understand trying to reduce your debt if your between jobs but I'm in agreement with looking for a better option for a DD. Don't wanna sound like "father knows best" but you could be playing...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-08-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By alaskacamaro
They are much better for track work than stock...

They are much better for track work than stock but are a terrible choice for a drag strip. Invos are my current DD tire but I'll be switching to pilot super sports next season.

Practice with your...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By alaskacamaro
Nice interior work BTW. I really like those...

Nice interior work BTW. I really like those paddle shifters.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,961
Posted By alaskacamaro
So true. No one would ever compare our cheap...

So true.

No one would ever compare our cheap interiors to an M series or any quality euro car ( hell my 10 year old A6 has better interior materials). However, modding our cars for power and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,576
Posted By alaskacamaro
Track prep (or lack thereof) can really affect...

Track prep (or lack thereof) can really affect your ET's as we'll. The one and only drag strip in the state had terrible prep when they started the season in late May. Guys who knew how to drive...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-07-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By alaskacamaro
This^^^ Fuse pull is still recommended on...

This^^^

Fuse pull is still recommended on the 14's.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-07-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By alaskacamaro
Most M6 guys (or any manual) that dump or rev...

Most M6 guys (or any manual) that dump or rev higher than 3k rpm at the line have more difficulty without a lot of spinning.

Before I had any actual drag experience I noticed a lot of manual cars...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,761
Posted By alaskacamaro
What kind of mods did you plan on adding before...

What kind of mods did you plan on adding before you decided to think about the switch?

Plenty of companies on this site can sell you a better suspension package than what comes on a stock...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-07-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,731
Posted By alaskacamaro
I supposed in a pinch, you would fit but the OP...

I supposed in a pinch, you would fit but the OP was thinking about the practical aspects. The Camaro's back seat is not. I have tried to get 6" into the back and its not easy or comfy. Then again,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,731
Posted By alaskacamaro
Oh yeah, those "back seats" will really only work...

Oh yeah, those "back seats" will really only work for someone under 5"2 or if you need to rush your friend to the hospital after he/she was cut in half.

For all intents, you have a 2 seat car. ...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,731
Posted By alaskacamaro
OP My advice is to do some research from...

OP

My advice is to do some research from true neutral sources on the pros and cons of owning a Camaro, for you specifically. I spent a good 6 months doing research before I even set foot in a...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-06-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,035
Posted By alaskacamaro
Nope.. Seem a few wide bodies but usually...

Nope..

Seem a few wide bodies but usually the kit is welded and then the entire car repainted.

Not my thing but as others of said, not my car..
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,482
Posted By alaskacamaro
I don't think the Challenger is ugly myself. I...

I don't think the Challenger is ugly myself. I think they are a tad heavy, difficult in cornering and cost way too much (in the 392 series). They have the best retro look of all the newer muscle...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By alaskacamaro
Common on new cars. Seals, gaskets and the...

Common on new cars. Seals, gaskets and the engine have a break in period that will result in a burning smell for the first 1000 or so miles. Nothing to worry about unless you start seeing smoke and...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-03-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,172
Posted By alaskacamaro
Awesome! Did you also get the "upgraded" key...

Awesome!

Did you also get the "upgraded" key from mid 20th century technology?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,482
Posted By alaskacamaro
I thought there was a member that had almost...

I thought there was a member that had almost 800whp from his V6 (nothing stock in that motor or driveline).
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,961
Posted By alaskacamaro
Are they coming with simulated engine sounds that...

Are they coming with simulated engine sounds that are piped through the in car speakers? I understand a lot of euro cars are starting to do that.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-02-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By alaskacamaro
Sometimes, its better to pay a little more than...

Sometimes, its better to pay a little more than have regret. Plenty of exhaust systems will give you the sound without the drone.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-02-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By alaskacamaro
LEO's are just a slice of the community's they...

LEO's are just a slice of the community's they serve. Occasionally you will get a prick.

As long as you (generally) follow the road rules and not do anything stupid (burn-outs, road racing, etc)...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-02-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,095
Posted By alaskacamaro
From what I know about the Hurst (I'm not...

From what I know about the Hurst (I'm not claiming this as fact), the shaft is replacing the stock shaft so all the other stock components are still there. I replaced my stock (non-Hurst) shifter...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-02-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,754
Posted By alaskacamaro
there will never be a mustang that can compare...

there will never be a mustang that can compare favorably to the afforementioned cars. 302r is a class controlled car. you take the limitations of class off of it, and the bmw/porsche its lights out...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-02-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,482
Posted By alaskacamaro
A FI Challenger was bound to happen soon or...

A FI Challenger was bound to happen soon or later.

If the price of Dodges newest creation is around 75K+, that may drawn a black eye for SRT if all they did was add power. I would love to see the...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 07-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 968
Posted By alaskacamaro
Sucks Anyone at the gym know the guy that...

Sucks

Anyone at the gym know the guy that did it?

This is why I always park as far away or at least in a spot that will absolutely minimize the chances of a door dig from idiots who don't care.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-02-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By alaskacamaro
Not sure if is even possible to swap the mag ride...

Not sure if is even possible to swap the mag ride to an SS unless you wanna pay an insane amount of cash. Front and rear sway bars and springs you can do with a few minor mods. Your best bet is to...
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