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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-22-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,968
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
OK, so I typed oil pump instead of oil pump...

OK, so I typed oil pump instead of oil pump pick-up. To the OP it would be all the same and still answered his question.

Sheesh.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-21-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,968
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The location of the filter is irrelevant. The...

The location of the filter is irrelevant. The location of the oil pump... which is probably pretty much at the bottom of the pan (but I don't know for sure)... is what is important.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-17-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,554
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
There are alternatives

NC 209 into Hot Springs is a really good road*... and is virtually empty. And Hot Springs is a cool little town to visit.

*Unless you are driving a Subaru Outback and just want to get to Hot...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The F12 is not that heavy... <3600lbs as per...

The F12 is not that heavy... <3600lbs as per Ferrari's web site.

I would never bet against one.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-14-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Define "many".

Define "many".
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,587
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
You must work at a dealership :rolleyes: ...

You must work at a dealership :rolleyes:

OK, so how does some accounting gymnastics designed to benefit the dealer become a cost to the customer? The holdback is only there so the dealer can...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,387
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The Z/28 also bested the Corvette Z51 around Road...

The Z/28 also bested the Corvette Z51 around Road & Track's "Motown Mile" test track.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-16-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Next they'll want to display the speed in knots. ...

Next they'll want to display the speed in knots. :rolleyes:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-16-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,587
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I agree 100%. I mean, after a house, a car is...

I agree 100%. I mean, after a house, a car is the biggest purchase most people will make... and the system is rigged solidly against you. Totally unfair.

But my fidelity to the principles of...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,587
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
If you put your house up for sale at a price 65%...

If you put your house up for sale at a price 65% higher than market value, are you "gouging"?

If Best Buy tries to sell a TV for 65% more than the same TV can be purchased at Sears, are they...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-05-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,342
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Did you forget the satiricon?

Did you forget the satiricon?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-29-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
What your car sounds like with headers is just a...

What your car sounds like with headers is just a by product of the headers primary function... freeing up the exhaust to make more power. Worrying about the sound is like ordering a steak based upon...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 05-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Is the stuff sitting on top of your paint or has...

Is the stuff sitting on top of your paint or has it etched it?

If it is just sitting on top, I'd try a clay bar and see if that works. That is the safest route going forward.

If that fails I'd...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,644
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Dude... you can't just go lobbing softballs like...

Dude... you can't just go lobbing softballs like this... it is taking all of my self control to keep from swatting it out of the park... :D
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-22-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,644
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I agree with you on the customer perspective...

I agree with you on the customer perspective thing. That is something the dealer has to factor in. In this case the dealer clearly isn't worried about it. And really, if he gets the $15K over,...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-20-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,644
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Why is a dealer who is trying to get more than...

Why is a dealer who is trying to get more than the manufacturer's SUGGESTED retail price a bad guy and a chiseler?

At $75K that car will sell in ten seconds. That right there indicates GM...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,452
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
That's where I would park if I were going to...

That's where I would park if I were going to Chili's. :)
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 14,762
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
This. I can tell you from personal...

This.

I can tell you from personal experience that 10-20 years down the road Z/28 owners will rue day GM decided to restrict parts.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-01-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,120
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Go to court and ask the judge to explain why...

Go to court and ask the judge to explain why Harley Davidson motorcycles are allowed to roam about completely unmuffled, yet your car is in violation of the law.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-23-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,507
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Hemi's weren't all that. In the real world a...

Hemi's weren't all that. In the real world a Stage 2 Buick was a faster car. And easier to live with. And much better built.

The reason hemi's are so collectable now is "back in the day"...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 14,762
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Having owned several cars... including the...

Having owned several cars... including the aforementioned GNX... which were either parts restricted or which the manufacturer eventually stopped supporting, I would highly recommend anyone who plans...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-02-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Does 91 put it in the low octane fuel map?

Does 91 put it in the low octane fuel map?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I used to sometimes run a xylene mix in my Grand...

I used to sometimes run a xylene mix in my Grand National. It works very well and I never had a problem, but I didn't do it all the time.

It's probably less corrosive than the ethanol that is...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,260
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
OP is correct about the Z/28 being a good way to...

OP is correct about the Z/28 being a good way to start repositioning the Camaro in the marketplace. OP is also clearly smart enough to know that posting an "open letter" in a forum, or anywhere else...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,861
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Its tail lights are ugly and it costs too much. ...

Its tail lights are ugly and it costs too much.


:sm0:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
At least in that regard he is absolutely, 100%...

At least in that regard he is absolutely, 100% correct.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 02-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,614
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
What could a person learn about the Z/28 here...

What could a person learn about the Z/28 here that they couldn't learn anywhere else?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-29-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,614
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Any dealer who sells the Z/28 at MSRP is kind of...

Any dealer who sells the Z/28 at MSRP is kind of stupid really. Seriously.

Most dealers will get, what, one to maybe three? Demand will almost certainly far outstrip that supply. So why would...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-29-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 52,576
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
So I'm sure over on the Porsche forum there are...

So I'm sure over on the Porsche forum there are pages and pages of whining about that.

GT3 owners are probably bitter and are complaining that the 918 isn't THAT much faster... and may not be at...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 52,576
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I don't get the "pissed off" part. I...

I don't get the "pissed off" part.

I wanted one, too. And $75K is too much for me as well. But I'm not pissed off. It just is what it is... nothing more, nothing less.

As a Camaro owner...
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