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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-01-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 33,034
Posted By Truck Norris
I bet whp will be nearly the same as the 662hp...

I bet whp will be nearly the same as the 662hp GT500 that put's down 60Xwhp quite regularly. It also weighs a lot less but weight isn't always as big of a factor as people want to make it out to be,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-17-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By Truck Norris
If only we lived in a world like...

If only we lived in a world like that...Information is worth big bucks now days and no way is OnStar going to stop collecting and selling your information.


OnStar Tracks Your Car Even When You...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By Truck Norris
Probably is if you use "Hennessy Math" with 30%...

Probably is if you use "Hennessy Math" with 30% drivetrain loss factored in. :bonk:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-05-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Truck Norris
Beautiful truck! and great score as i'm guessing...

Beautiful truck! and great score as i'm guessing you paid a lot less then its restoration cost the previous owner(s)

I also feel the same way you do about the tail lights, and a factory style...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-29-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By Truck Norris
If its a S8 with a V10 badge then its an older...

If its a S8 with a V10 badge then its an older previous generation model as all new S8's come with a fully forged 4.0L twin turbo V8 that will destroy the V10.

I was never a fan of Audi's NA V8...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,930
Posted By Truck Norris
I was comparing the member in questions 3,751lb...

I was comparing the member in questions 3,751lb 2012 GT500 vs 4,120lb ZL1.

I thought we were talking about the 2011-12 based on what you wrote and can post a bunch of mag links listing the ZL1...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,930
Posted By Truck Norris
I'm coming up with 1,694lbs over the front axle...

I'm coming up with 1,694lbs over the front axle for 13-14 GT500 using its advertised 3,852lb curb weight with 56/44 bias and 2,033lbs over the front axle for the 4,150lb ZL1 using its 51/49 bias.
...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,930
Posted By Truck Norris
Those numbers seem low for a pullied and tuned...

Those numbers seem low for a pullied and tuned 2011-12 GT500. I have seen bone stock GT500's make that much whp the same day/ dyno a new 5.0L put down 365whp. I saw a 2011 GT500 make 585whp with a...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By Truck Norris
Where do you come up with these weights? The...

Where do you come up with these weights? The Glass roof option adds 20 pounds, the Recaros save less then 10 pounds and the floor mats weigh more then the NAV unit.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,453
Posted By Truck Norris
365whp from a 2011 5.0L doesn't seem like a...

365whp from a 2011 5.0L doesn't seem like a "Happy Dyno" to me.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By Truck Norris
No, just Motor Trend and every other major...

No, just Motor Trend and every other major publication invited to Subaru's press launch at Laguna Seca. :rolleyes:

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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,453
Posted By Truck Norris
^^^^^ They were the 550hp 2011-12 models which...

^^^^^
They were the 550hp 2011-12 models which had a lot of upgrades over the previous 540hp engine.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By Truck Norris
The GT500 doesn't "chew up brakes" when put on a...

The GT500 doesn't "chew up brakes" when put on a track, they overheat during these tests not due to 30 extra pounds over the front end but from them not switching to DOT 4 brake fluid like the owners...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-13-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By Truck Norris
Wow that's $20,700 over the 2013 GT500's base...

Wow that's $20,700 over the 2013 GT500's base MSRP of $54,200. I just attempted to build a fully loaded GT500 on Fords site and I could only get the MSRP up to $69k after selecting every factory...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-13-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,453
Posted By Truck Norris
I have seen first hand a few GT500's have only 5%...

I have seen first hand a few GT500's have only 5% difference from SAE during a dyno day where all the other cars had the standard 15-20% loss. Most were SRA, with Tremec 6 speeds.

They were the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-13-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,453
Posted By Truck Norris
Ford has a long history of under rating their...

Ford has a long history of under rating their horsepower ratings. It may be rated at 20 hp difference at the crank but it is more if you compare how much of it makes it to the ground.

After...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,127
Posted By Truck Norris
That as tested price of the GT500 includes a...

That as tested price of the GT500 includes a $2,300 Navigation package, $1,600 Recaro seat package, and a $2,000 Glass Roof option all of which were not offered by GM at the time and have no effect...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-02-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,212
Posted By Truck Norris
Most dealers should price match. . Back in...

Most dealers should price match.
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Back in 2006 I flew to Texas to buy a 3 year old 3500, 4x4, diesel, manual in the color I wanted, with the mileage I wanted all at a price I wanted. I paid...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-30-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,212
Posted By Truck Norris
What engine and how many drive wheels?

What engine and how many drive wheels?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-29-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By Truck Norris
What other cars in this platform shared the DOHC...

What other cars in this platform shared the DOHC 4.6L?

Its almost the equivalent to GM using the DOHC LT5 to power the Impala SS instead of putting the LT1 in it which is shared across the rest of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-27-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,117
Posted By Truck Norris
Skip the 03's as they have paint issues.

Skip the 03's as they have paint issues.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,212
Posted By Truck Norris
^^^^^^ Since your F-150 was supercharged and...

^^^^^^ Since your F-150 was supercharged and probably about the same price have you thought about getting a diesel?

That 4wd Ram 2500 with the Cummins for $35,108 could deliver you that great...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,212
Posted By Truck Norris
I like them at below invoice prices but not for...

I like them at below invoice prices but not for what some dealers are asking.

I've gotten a few of my friends and family to buy newer Ram's. My one buddy bought a new 2013 Ram Hemi Express...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 922
Posted By Truck Norris
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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,225
Posted By Truck Norris
I was referencing the P1 Makes you...

I was referencing the P1




Makes you wonder where this dealership would make you go if you rolled up for service in one of those Harley Davidson F150's with the factory supercharger.... Harley...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-18-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,225
Posted By Truck Norris
Koenigsegg uses engines based on the Ford Modular...

Koenigsegg uses engines based on the Ford Modular V8 architecture which dates back to 1991. Koenigsegg valve covers will bolt right on to a GT500 engine.



Stiiting at the top of the fastest...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,273
Posted By Truck Norris
Hopefully they stuff it with forged pistons and...

Hopefully they stuff it with forged pistons and rods. If they did that then they'd have a winner on their hands.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-11-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,555
Posted By Truck Norris
I was a fan of those body style Tacoma's when it...

I was a fan of those body style Tacoma's when it debuted back in 2004 as a MY05 but 10 years later the style has gone stale and is in need of a new generation.



Really? You must be unaware...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 845
Posted By Truck Norris
As with all Chrysler products the msrp is heavily...

As with all Chrysler products the msrp is heavily inflated. I got $14,000 off msrp on my Ram pick ups. Just call Costco and get a no haggle price which is usually $10k off msrp on a vehicle in that...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-10-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 845
Posted By Truck Norris
Its been getting bad reviews from the media...

Its been getting bad reviews from the media outlets I visit.
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