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Forum: ZL1 Discussions Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By hawk02
I'm not a big fan of the iron/metallic removing...

I'm not a big fan of the iron/metallic removing sprays. Even though they're advertised as ph neutral, I firmly believe with repeated use they will eventually dull the finish of the wheel.

My...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
Thanks for sharing. This is how my friend...

Thanks for sharing. This is how my friend removed the radiator cover on his '16 SS for painting.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-14-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
Did you try unbolting the hood latch and feeding...

Did you try unbolting the hood latch and feeding it out of the opening?
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-14-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
The product is described as XCF carbon fiber that...

The product is described as XCF carbon fiber that is "real" vacuum infused carbon fiber.

Maybe someone can elaborate exactly what these XCF compounds do to the CF. I think I have an idea,...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By hawk02
Absolutely agree. After going back and forth...

Absolutely agree. After going back and forth about spending the money, I bought a Master Blaster three years a ago. It has turned out to be the single most important product in my detail arsenal.
...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By hawk02
Great post! Really enhanced my knowledge of these...

Great post! Really enhanced my knowledge of these direct injection engines.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By hawk02
I've got to agree that's quite the stable. I like...

I've got to agree that's quite the stable. I like seeing Camaros dominant the heard. :w00t:
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 936
Posted By hawk02
My dealer knew to remove the spacers, but then...

My dealer knew to remove the spacers, but then threw them away instead of putting them in the car.

Took almost 5 months to get replacements because the dealer couldn't find a part number. I...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By hawk02
I would buy Camaro LT4 specific carbon fiber coil...

I would buy Camaro LT4 specific carbon fiber coil covers in a heart beat.

I looked at the Katech CF coil covers but they are Corvette specific. Didn't feel like hacking up $600 worth of carbon...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
Boy, I sure hope the front bumper doesn't need to...

Boy, I sure hope the front bumper doesn't need to be removed to install.

I have a friend who painted the factory radiator cover on his 2016 SS. He was able to remove the cover without taking off...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
I wouldn’t think cracking or splitting would be...

I wouldn’t think cracking or splitting would be an issue given that pound for pound carbon fiber is stronger than steel.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
Not a cover. It replaces the stock steel shroud.

Not a cover. It replaces the stock steel shroud.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
I bought one for my 5th gen ZL1 from eBay.

I bought one for my 5th gen ZL1 from eBay.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-12-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
Good point. I'll be sure to have a roll of...

Good point. I'll be sure to have a roll of painters tape around when I do the install.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-12-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
As an FYI, Stock radiator covers weighs 3.68 lbs....

As an FYI, Stock radiator covers weighs 3.68 lbs. CF cover weighs 0.765 lbs. Should knock at least a second off my 0-60 time.;)
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-12-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
$400. You can get it in either a matte or gloss...

$400. You can get it in either a matte or gloss finish. I chose the gloss.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-12-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,320
Posted By hawk02
Carbon Fiber Radiator Cover

The carbon fiber radiator cover I ordered from Octane Motorsports arrived today.

Damn this thing light!

Will have to wait until the weather breaks before I can install. Now if I could find...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-12-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By hawk02
I powered coated the OEM 10 spoke rims on my 2013...

I powered coated the OEM 10 spoke rims on my 2013 ZL1 gloss black. I loved the look, but one thing I discovered is that a gloss powder coated finish can easily scratch. Power coating is chip...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-12-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By hawk02
Just from the limited seat time I've had on the...

Just from the limited seat time I've had on the set of PS4S I put on my ZL1 in November, I second your comments 100%.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-11-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By hawk02
I’d go with HRE Flowform FF04s in liquid metal. I...

I’d go with HRE Flowform FF04s in liquid metal. I think They look dope with nightfall gray.
...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-10-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By hawk02
Given the box NASCAR requires everyone to work...

Given the box NASCAR requires everyone to work in, I think Chevy did a good job replicating the look of the ZL1.

When the car enters pit row in the video, there’s no question the front looks like...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-10-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By hawk02
Should be a fun year for ZL1 owning NASCAR fans

http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2018/01/10/chevrolet-camaro-zl1-nascar-cup-car-hits-track-in-texas.html

914925...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-08-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By hawk02
Just put a set of 4S on my car in November. I...

Just put a set of 4S on my car in November. I don’t have much seat time with them, but one thing I can say is they provide a much better ride on the street than the stock Goodyears.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-08-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By hawk02
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

https://lsa-conversion-store.myshopify.com/collections/2016-camaro-ss-performance-parts/products/2016-2018-camaro-lt4-sc-resivoir-upgrade
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-06-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By hawk02
I’ve tried both the AFE dry and green filters, so...

I’ve tried both the AFE dry and green filters, so yes, the SS and ZL1 use the same filter.

My only bug-a-boo with the AFE filter is the large rubberized area on the one side removes a fair amount...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-05-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By hawk02
For washing a black car, the Esoteric sponge is a...

For washing a black car, the Esoteric sponge is a must.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJXg9UDclJI
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-05-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By hawk02
Film over the entire front, side rockers and...

Film over the entire front, side rockers and rear. SIO2 coating over entire car.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-05-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By hawk02
+1

+1
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-05-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By hawk02
There seems to be a misconception that the stock...

There seems to be a misconception that the stock intake doesn’t provide any cold air. My P3 gauge shows the stock intake keeps IAT temps within 1-3 degrees of ambient when moving. I think you’ll be...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-05-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By hawk02
You’ll be very disappointed if you think the...

You’ll be very disappointed if you think the Opticoat will prevent scratches and swirls. I have had SIO2 coatings on my last two Camaros and from my experience, the coatings scratch and swirl just...
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