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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By jgalewsk
Haha! I guess so. Couldn't make it to the car...

Haha! I guess so. Couldn't make it to the car show at the dealership in Baton Rouge because I'm too busy with wedding planning. Getting married in 2 weeks!
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By jgalewsk
I am definitely going. Looking forward to my...

I am definitely going. Looking forward to my first C5Fest!
Forum: Garage / Tools Discussions 03-27-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By jgalewsk
This is the one I use ......

This is the one I use ... http://atdtools.com/7325

Here is the link for the Amazon listing ......
Forum: Member Car Journals 03-10-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 37,849
Posted By jgalewsk
Congrats! I know how hard you had to study for...

Congrats! I know how hard you had to study for the CPA Exam. Never took it but I have a degree in accounting and had friends take it. Enjoy the new found free time and congrats again. You deserve it.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-06-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,437
Posted By jgalewsk
130 seems really low for the front. Never ridden...

130 seems really low for the front. Never ridden on them but it just seems low compared to other manufacturers...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By jgalewsk
You must have not got my PM. You do not need...

You must have not got my PM. You do not need them. I know because I personally took them off the car. The diameter of the spring increases towards the top of the spring so it will fit on the stock...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 02-22-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,659
Posted By jgalewsk
Gen5DIY has them I think. You would have to...

Gen5DIY has them I think. You would have to transfer the airbag too but not totally positive on that. You can message him on here to get more details.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 02-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,478
Posted By jgalewsk
Also looking forward to a good comparison between...

Also looking forward to a good comparison between Pfadt and Ridetech!
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 02-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,478
Posted By jgalewsk
Definitely looking forward to a review by Apex of...

Definitely looking forward to a review by Apex of the Ridetech coilovers and how they are for daily driving!
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,481
Posted By jgalewsk
If you are not going to lower the car at all......

If you are not going to lower the car at all... 315's will obviously fill the wheel well more:

315-295 = 20 mm difference in tire width.
20mm x 35% = 7mm

So 315s will give you an extra 7mm of...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-20-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,481
Posted By jgalewsk
I have 275/35 and 295/35 with stock 1LE wheels....

I have 275/35 and 295/35 with stock 1LE wheels. In the pics below, the car is lowered around 2.25".

Ride heights were front = 635mm and rear = 640mm (measured from bottom lip of wheel to fender...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-03-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By jgalewsk
295's worked well with zero rubbing issues on...

295's worked well with zero rubbing issues on 20x11 +43 wheels (stock 1LE and ZL1 rear wheels), dropped around 2"-2.25", and -1.0 to -1.2 degrees camber at static ride height. If the the car comes...
Forum: Camaro5 Fest Discussions 02-03-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,000
Posted By jgalewsk
We can have a designated stop somewhere along...

We can have a designated stop somewhere along I-10 around the Lafayette area for anyone coming HWY 90 from New Orleans and anyone who lives in and around Lafayette. And we will definitely need to...
Forum: Camaro5 Fest Discussions 02-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,000
Posted By jgalewsk
That's what I'm doing. Staying in the Baymont...

That's what I'm doing. Staying in the Baymont Suites if I remember correctly.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-31-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By jgalewsk
Thank you very much. Refer to the first...

Thank you very much.

Refer to the first paragraph in Post #8 as to why I chose 275's for the front. I might try 285's later but I didn't want to have rubbing issues on the first try.

Also...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-31-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By jgalewsk
So Cal's wheels are 20". Earlier post about his...

So Cal's wheels are 20". Earlier post about his setup:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6541728&postcount=5
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-31-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By jgalewsk
The 275 works well with that setup because the...

The 275 works well with that setup because the car is lowered so much in those pics. It's lowered on BC coilovers and the drop is around 2-2.25". Ride heights measured from the bottom wheel lip to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-30-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,117
Posted By jgalewsk
I have stock 1LE wheels (20x10 front, 20x11 rear)...

I have stock 1LE wheels (20x10 front, 20x11 rear) and Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires (275/35 front, 295/35 105Y rear). I would suggest going with 285 front and 295 rear if you are lowered. If you...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-14-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By jgalewsk
Stock setup for 2013 SS: 245/45/20 = 28.7"...

Stock setup for 2013 SS:
245/45/20 = 28.7" diameter
275/40/20 = 28.7" diameter

Setup with ZL1 replicas:
275/40/20 = 28.7" diameter
295/35/20 = 28.1" diameter

The difference in...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 01-03-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By jgalewsk
Pfadt springs are normally $275-300 new depending...

Pfadt springs are normally $275-300 new depending on sales and possible discounts. Used Pfadt springs can range between $180-230 depending on mileage and buyer/seller negotiations.

I've researched...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 01-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By jgalewsk
I'm taking off my BC coilovers this weekend. They...

I'm taking off my BC coilovers this weekend. They have around 8-9k miles. 90-95% highway miles... PM me!
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-31-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By jgalewsk
Sounds great!!! I have a similar setup. JBA...

Sounds great!!! I have a similar setup. JBA shorty headers, JBA high flow cats, and muffler delete. Have fun scaring people on startups...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-12-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,439
Posted By jgalewsk
Good. The PSSs are an all around better tire. ...

Good. The PSSs are an all around better tire. Insanely better traction in the rain, better cold grip, better treadwear. I think the only time the Goodyears would be better is on a really hot day...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-12-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,439
Posted By jgalewsk
Agreed. Changing the rear tire width by 10mm is...

Agreed. Changing the rear tire width by 10mm is hard to notice unless you are an experienced driver. And I seriously doubt anyone would be able to feel a difference on the street. Now changing from...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-12-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,439
Posted By jgalewsk
Just a clarification... The Michelin Pilot Super...

Just a clarification... The Michelin Pilot Super Sport (PSS) is a summer tire. The Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 is an all season tire. This is to make sure people don't think there is an all season...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 12-11-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By jgalewsk
When did you buy them and from where? And...

When did you buy them and from where?

And were they used or new?

Reason I ask is the spring rates changed for these in last half of 2012. Just curious which set you have...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-02-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By jgalewsk
Those numbers above in red are definitely...

Those numbers above in red are definitely wrong...

Here are the corrected numbers:

275/35/20 = 27.6"
245/35/20 = 26.8"

And with the difference being less than 1", you shouldn't have...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,680
Posted By jgalewsk
2005 Mustang GT. Bought new. Put on 120k miles....

2005 Mustang GT. Bought new. Put on 120k miles. Some fun tail happy miles lol. But I'm so much happier I have the 1LE. Better in every way!

Here is a pic from the day I picked up my 1LE and traded...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-27-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By jgalewsk
Lowering springs mostly help in the looks...

Lowering springs mostly help in the looks department, but you do get a little better performance and more responsive steering. From what I've read, it is ok to lower the car around 1-1.25" without...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-27-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,134
Posted By jgalewsk
Figured I would bring back this thread to see how...

Figured I would bring back this thread to see how many miles these 1LE's are seeing...

I'm at 21,230 miles now... took delivery 12/15/12.
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