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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-29-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,337
Posted By wjones14
First off, I have the benefit of coming to this...

First off, I have the benefit of coming to this thread late. From that perspective it's easy to see the inconsistencies, unanswered questions, and all the things about this thread that range from...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-30-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By wjones14
I personally think that looks awesome. The Hurst...

I personally think that looks awesome. The Hurst look is classic and I wouldn't change a thing. That thing looks almost identical to the Hurst unit that came stock from the factory in the 1971 Olds...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-07-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11,878
Views: 829,423
Posted By wjones14
I don't get all the whining comments about biased...

I don't get all the whining comments about biased reviews, it's only a few tenths difference, etc...

How is this not a good thing that Mustang has finally raised the stakes? Is there really any...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-13-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,523
Posted By wjones14
There is a definite Camaro loyalty with the...

There is a definite Camaro loyalty with the members of this forum. An extreme loyalty. The few exceptions the original poster is referring to are a small minority. You're never going to get 100%...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-12-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,644
Posted By wjones14
I can tell you this -- I've never raced a cop on...

I can tell you this -- I've never raced a cop on the street! Where I live, street racing is automatic loss of license. No ifs, ands, or buts.

Second, you have no idea what I'm guilty of.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-12-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,644
Posted By wjones14
Oh, you weren't racing a cop in your Camaro? My...

Oh, you weren't racing a cop in your Camaro? My bad. I don't know how to comprehend what I read apparently, because when you posted this, to me it says that you raced the cop in your Camaro after...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-12-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,644
Posted By wjones14
I never called him out. Go back and re-read my...

I never called him out. Go back and re-read my post.

Diabel1969 has a knack for unbelievable things happening to him. In fact, I will likely relay this thread to a couple of my buddies at work...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-12-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,644
Posted By wjones14
Exactly my thoughts. Listen, like I said...

Exactly my thoughts.

Listen, like I said first thing, no offense or disrespect at all. I'm not doubting the car is smashed -- that's obvious. You know, just all the stuff you read on the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-11-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,644
Posted By wjones14
This practically killed me! :sm0: Like there...

This practically killed me! :sm0: Like there hasn't been any humor already in this thread.

I mean ABSOLUTELY no offense here, and I realize I'm coming to the party late. If it's all true as you...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-13-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,770
Posted By wjones14
Camaro owners are in such an exclusive club right...

Camaro owners are in such an exclusive club right now, I'd be surprised if you DIDN'T wave to other Camaro drivers as you drove by. I still wave to plenty of other S197 Mustang GT drivers, and there...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-13-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By wjones14
No offense, but there are so many problems with...

No offense, but there are so many problems with these solutions I don't know where to start. ;)

1) what if you have no passenger? Probably 80% of my daily driving is the work commute and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-13-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By wjones14
Just making sure I understand this: for you, the...

Just making sure I understand this: for you, the blind spots are a positive aspect of the car? :)
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-04-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,291
Posted By wjones14
It didn't come as a surprise to me that of the 3...

It didn't come as a surprise to me that of the 3 editors involved in the comparison, the youngest one favored the Camaro, by a lot, saying "The Camaro SS is easily my pick...," while the older...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-29-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By wjones14
A set of brake pads and tires in one track day?! ...

A set of brake pads and tires in one track day?! C'mon! :)

Not that I'm an expert, but I have been to three HPDE track days: Lime Rock, Loudon, and Watkins Glen. I had 23K on the original...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-24-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,397
Posted By wjones14
I gotta admit, this post made me smile. :) ...

I gotta admit, this post made me smile. :)

congrats and continued good luck with it!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-24-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,118
Posted By wjones14
No problem, Rogue. With only three HPDE track...

No problem, Rogue. With only three HPDE track days under my belt, I'm still a noob. So I'm definitely all ears when guys with more experience are trying to help me out. Especially since my most...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-22-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,118
Posted By wjones14
Two things: 1. I wasn't freaking out 2. ...

Two things:

1. I wasn't freaking out
2. He wasn't racing

Here's what Brian said: The car was a week old, and he was getting ready to strip it down to make a real race car out of it. But...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-21-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,118
Posted By wjones14
I'm completely with you! I understand that folks...

I'm completely with you! I understand that folks will upgrade cars that are already awesome from the factory just because they can or they want to, and I have absolutely no problem with that. But...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-21-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,118
Posted By wjones14
Rogue, I agree that this brake setup is a bit...

Rogue, I agree that this brake setup is a bit over the top for anyone less than all-out racers, but check out this thread over in the Road Course/Driving Techniques forum:
...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-21-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,304
Posted By wjones14
I'm guessing it was the fluid boiling, but we'll...

I'm guessing it was the fluid boiling, but we'll see if Brian has any other theories. If the fix is simply to use ATE Super Blue or similar high-temp brake fluid, then that's not too bad.
...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-20-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,304
Posted By wjones14
Brian, did you try the car on a road course track...

Brian, did you try the car on a road course track when it was stock? Just wondering what your impressions were off the showroom floor, and if the car needed any adjustments or mods before hitting...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-16-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,653
Posted By wjones14
I think most people consider "riding the clutch"...

I think most people consider "riding the clutch" being when you have the clutch partially engaged for more than a second or so. A normal start should be done quickly with a minimum of partial clutch...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-16-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By wjones14
I doubt there is any way you can just take your...

I doubt there is any way you can just take your car to a race track without going through a high performance driving class. For one thing, the clubs that run these events carry insurance that...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-16-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,420
Posted By wjones14
This Monday July 13, I just went to my third HPDE...

This Monday July 13, I just went to my third HPDE track day in the past three years. Monday was at the Watkins Glen track in NY. Last year was at Loudon New Hampshire, and in 2007 I went to Lime...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-11-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,048
Posted By wjones14
The fact is that to the majority of car owners,...

The fact is that to the majority of car owners, it's just a car. Obviously it's different with guys like us, who take pride in their cars, but you have to realize we are in the minority. By a lot....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-09-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,504
Posted By wjones14
The steering wheel is leather too, as it is on...

The steering wheel is leather too, as it is on almost all sporty cars. What material do you suggest?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-02-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,238
Posted By wjones14
You never know. A lot of magazine testers have...

You never know. A lot of magazine testers have driven the car and found plenty of things they didn't like.

In 2004 I had my heart set on a BMW 330Ci for about a year. I researched the car like...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-26-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,659
Posted By wjones14
I say it can't be him. How hard is it to floor...

I say it can't be him. How hard is it to floor the accelerator?! I'm sure Scott is doing that. Like others have posted, even if it was in 2nd gear for some reason (which it should not be unless...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-24-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,796
Posted By wjones14
That's very well put, 2010 SS! Couldn't have...

That's very well put, 2010 SS! Couldn't have said it better myself.

I've had nothing but muscle cars over the past 30+ years, but somehow have managed to resist the temptation to road race since...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-12-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By wjones14
I have seen two V6 Camaros at dealerships, but am...

I have seen two V6 Camaros at dealerships, but am still looking for the first one actually on the road moving. :) I have not seen an SS yet, period. And I've been looking hard, believe me!
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