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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 152,253
Posted By DGthe3
Indeed. I keep trying to find a reason to justify...

Indeed. I keep trying to find a reason to justify why a 6th gen SS might be more like 4.2 or 4.3 seconds (which would still be a decent improvement over the 5th gen) ... and I'm having a hard time...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-26-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 152,253
Posted By DGthe3
I think they'll be almost on top of each other....

I think they'll be almost on top of each other. We haven't seen GM's official dynochart for the LF4, but we can speculate based on the LF3. The LF4 makes 14 ft-lbs more at peak torque, while at peak...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-24-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,265
Posted By DGthe3
Not that I've seen. My guess would be mid to high...

Not that I've seen. My guess would be mid to high teens city, mid 20s highway
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,575
Posted By DGthe3
And what if its that very perception, that...

And what if its that very perception, that they're 'only' a luxury brand with a couple performance models tossed in, that they want to change?



A billion is more or less the standard cost for...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By DGthe3
The funniest part is this line: Who (besides...

The funniest part is this line:

Who (besides Toyota's Thailand division) thinks that 7th place is worth celebrating?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-22-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,575
Posted By DGthe3
There is a massive difference between can't and...

There is a massive difference between can't and won't.

Ford has their own reasons for building a new GT, and odds are making money isn't one of them. Its a marketing exerciese more than anything...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-21-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,575
Posted By DGthe3
From what I have heard, the chances of a mid...

From what I have heard, the chances of a mid engined Corvette being built are approxmately 0.

On the other hand, Cadillac is supposed to be entering something like 5 brand new product segments in...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By DGthe3
Uh ... this isn't the first 400+ hp TTV6 in the...

Uh ... this isn't the first 400+ hp TTV6 in the world. Its not even the first such engine from GM. Getting power comparable to the next 'engine class' (I3 to I4, I4 to V6, V6 to V8, V8 to V10/V12) is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-20-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By DGthe3
That new 3.6 seems like it would eliminate any...

That new 3.6 seems like it would eliminate any reason to have a turbo4 in the 6th gen. Compared to the 2.0L turbo in the ATS & CTS it has nearly 25% more power, small difference in mid-range torque,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-19-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By DGthe3
Nope, he's right ... sorta. The Camaro5 sub-forum...

Nope, he's right ... sorta. The Camaro5 sub-forum '5th Generation General Discussion' is for "General 5th generation Camaro topics not covered by other subforums". It says so right under the the link...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-13-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 72,124
Posted By DGthe3
Even 4 grand would seem like a pretty big...

Even 4 grand would seem like a pretty big up-charge. On the Cruze its about $2,500 extra (vs a 2LT, which seems to be the closest equivalent that I can see). And in the Cruze, the 2.0L diesel is a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-11-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,855
Posted By DGthe3
Automotive wind tunnels often have some sort of...

Automotive wind tunnels often have some sort of mechanism for driving the wheels, either a pair of rollers or a giant treadmill. Makes it that much closer to the real world. You can tell it was a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-10-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By DGthe3
The L99 exists ONLY because an automatic SS with...

The L99 exists ONLY because an automatic SS with the LS3 would be slapped with a gas guzzler tax.

For the ZL1, there was no avoiding the GG. Plus there wouldn't have been nearly the same volume...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 03-10-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By DGthe3
You're not missing anything, well not really. ...

You're not missing anything, well not really.

Sometimes (but not all the time) when there are deleted posts, they are still included when the software that runs the forum determines how many...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-08-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,338
Posted By DGthe3
moved to General Automotive & Other Cars

moved to General Automotive & Other Cars
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-06-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By DGthe3
If it is hand made by an outside contractor out...

If it is hand made by an outside contractor out of mostly carbon fibre ... I can see it costing a huge amount, regardless of what customers would be willing to pay for it. That also severely...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-06-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 152,253
Posted By DGthe3
GM still sells the full size Chevy Express/GMC...

GM still sells the full size Chevy Express/GMC Savanna 3/4 and 1 ton vans.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-05-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 152,253
Posted By DGthe3
Not surprised that its being cancelled. I don't...

Not surprised that its being cancelled. I don't see all that many up here. Kinda surprised at the number of snowbirds taking them down to Florida though.
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 03-04-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By DGthe3
To further confuse things, C5 has also been used...

To further confuse things, C5 has also been used as shorthand for Camaro5.com. So if someone is talking about C5, I assume they mean this website. If they are talking about the C5, I assume they are...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,475
Posted By DGthe3
No, they couldn't. I'm not 100% sure what you...

No, they couldn't. I'm not 100% sure what you mean, but they couldn't just be absorbed by Chevrolet.


If you mean removing everything that is unique about a GMC and then assuming people will...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 03-04-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By DGthe3
Camaro5 won't be going away. Once the 5th gen is...

Camaro5 won't be going away. Once the 5th gen is out of production it will continue on relatively unchanged from how it is now. Camaro6 will expand to cover all relevant 6th gen topics, just as...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 03-02-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By DGthe3
Or the pictures are linked from another site &...

Or the pictures are linked from another site & that link has been broken somehow. Image hosting sites often have a brandwidth cap for a free account, so after X number of views the images can no...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,475
Posted By DGthe3
I see a Camaro that's trying to be a Chevelle,...

I see a Camaro that's trying to be a Chevelle, and not succeeding.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-02-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,640
Views: 152,253
Posted By DGthe3
Thats the gen V truck 6.2, right?

Thats the gen V truck 6.2, right?
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 03-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By DGthe3
Yes, report the post...

Yes, report the post (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/v6/buttons/report.gif) & the moderators will look into it.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-27-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,475
Posted By DGthe3
Thats likely why it was cancelled when it was,...

Thats likely why it was cancelled when it was, but very few people bought them before it was cancelled & therefore its deemed a failure.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-27-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,475
Posted By DGthe3
Not even that, it has to draw people in that...

Not even that, it has to draw people in that otherwise wouldn't be buying a Camaro (or Corvette or Impala or CTS or other GM vehicle).

Just to make my point clearer, I'll pull some numbers out of...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-26-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By DGthe3
There is already a thread for this: GT350R...

There is already a thread for this: GT350R Nurburgring time (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=393150)

When posting news thats a month old, please check to see if someone already made...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 02-25-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By DGthe3
As a general policy, Camaro5 staff do not discuss...

As a general policy, Camaro5 staff do not discuss why specific members are issued infractions & for what. We consider it to be a private matter and have no desire to air dirty laundry in public. If...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 02-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By DGthe3
Yes, they are worthless. Also, they are usually...

Yes, they are worthless. Also, they are usually posted in the wrong area. A topic about the website belongs in Site Related.

So, since they have nothing to add I will be deleting most of these...
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