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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-19-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,157
Posted By ViperTomcat
I'm excited for GM to be stepping back into the...

I'm excited for GM to be stepping back into the V8, RWD ring! I had a serious car-crush (...in a good way) on the G8, and nearly bought one in the spring of '08 when they first started appearing...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-19-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,359
Views: 245,106
Posted By ViperTomcat
There has been some of that, but alot of it is...

There has been some of that, but alot of it is just raw numbers and mostly civil discussion about the GT500.

I would understand your point if the the thread was called the ZL1SUCKSGT500FTW mega...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-19-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,359
Views: 245,106
Posted By ViperTomcat
Because the GT500 is the ZL1's lone competitor....

Because the GT500 is the ZL1's lone competitor. People enjoy talking about the "other" car, be they ZL1 owners or GT500 owners.

This thread is in the proper area andthere doesnt need any more...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-19-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,359
Views: 245,106
Posted By ViperTomcat
And its the OTHER CARS area. Stop trolling and go...

And its the OTHER CARS area. Stop trolling and go drive your car.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-19-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,359
Views: 245,106
Posted By ViperTomcat
Apparently you didnt notice what section of the...

Apparently you didnt notice what section of the forums you are in?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-19-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 29,531
Posted By ViperTomcat
There is a simple fact of mechanics involved in...

There is a simple fact of mechanics involved in the COPO decision to run a solid rear end vs. an IRS. A solid rear is cheaper, stronger and is more easily repaired on a shorter notice when there is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-20-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,038
Posted By ViperTomcat
Its going to be lighter than the last Viper...

Its going to be lighter than the last Viper (stated by the SRT team) and the last Viper was around 3460lbs.

I'm going to hazard a guess that the weight will be in the realm of 3350lbs, roughly...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-22-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,738
Posted By ViperTomcat
The 5.0 is still lighter compared to the SS...

The 5.0 is still lighter compared to the SS manual.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-12-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By ViperTomcat
I doubt that Ford is particularly worried about...

I doubt that Ford is particularly worried about the COPO cars, no offense. Frankly I dont think GM doing much of anything really worries Ford.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 11-27-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,964
Posted By ViperTomcat
I firmly suspect that if a "Z/28" of any kind...

I firmly suspect that if a "Z/28" of any kind emerges with a LS7 you could see a BOSS 429 emerge. Ford has already built a new 427 test engine (a 6.2L truck base stroked out) that produced 700 HP....
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 11-27-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,459
Posted By ViperTomcat
There is more than just "headers and an intake"...

There is more than just "headers and an intake" to the new BOSS 302. The heads are CNC'd and highly refined to handle the increased revs behind the engine, as well as a number of changes.

Saying...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-27-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By ViperTomcat
The last Ford prior to the new generation of...

The last Ford prior to the new generation of GT500's that bore the Shelby name was in 1970 with the 1970 Shelby GT500. Those were really just 69's that had not sold.

Ford retained the rights to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-10-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,525
Posted By ViperTomcat
Alot of people are talking about the Fifth...

Alot of people are talking about the Fifth generation V8's out of GM. Yes, they are very impressive on paper and in speculation, but thats all they are to the general public.

Everyone has "heard"...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-10-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,759
Posted By ViperTomcat
What it does prove is that you dont need "great...

What it does prove is that you dont need "great air" or "perfect conditions" to get a low 13 second run out of a R/T. Most R/T owners dont know how to set the car up, launch it or run it.

Its...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-10-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,759
Posted By ViperTomcat
I know? I was saying the 13.266 was unadjusted,...

I know? I was saying the 13.266 was unadjusted, meaning the raw numbers from the run.

I wasnt trying to pull the "converted to sea level" stuff.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-10-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 22,820
Posted By ViperTomcat
If the Camaro hooks and doesnt screw up its...

If the Camaro hooks and doesnt screw up its shifts..yes, absolutely.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-10-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 13,525
Posted By ViperTomcat
Get into the real world and watch drag racing,...

Get into the real world and watch drag racing, get into the pits and staging lanes. I have, and let me tell you this honest truth I have seen both Camaros and Mustangs win and never ONCE in the REAL...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-10-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,759
Posted By ViperTomcat
In May of 2010 I ran my 2010 Challenger R/T on...

In May of 2010 I ran my 2010 Challenger R/T on the stock street tires and just a K&N Air Intake, no tune, no exhaust mods, no nothing and around a half tank of fuel, roughly 4000 lbs curb weight.
...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-26-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 22,820
Posted By ViperTomcat
Saw one run a LS3 SS last night, edged it out by...

Saw one run a LS3 SS last night, edged it out by 2 tenths in the 1/4. I honestly think its because the SS owner couldnt shift well. The 392 ran a 12.85 and the SS ran a 13.05, MPH was roughly the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-01-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,629
Posted By ViperTomcat
Be aware..there is a possibility that because...

Be aware..there is a possibility that because this incident took place on private property "hit and run" laws may not apply.

YMMV.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,138
Posted By ViperTomcat
I guess any payments made to the "old GM" are...

I guess any payments made to the "old GM" are null and void now too.

This is stupid, but not surprising.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By ViperTomcat
Wow..for a second i swear I was looking at a C6...

Wow..for a second i swear I was looking at a C6 Corvette.

Will be interesting to see what comes of this.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-14-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,743
Posted By ViperTomcat
no clue, I didnt get into that argument.

no clue, I didnt get into that argument.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By ViperTomcat
:word::word::word::word: AND require that...

:word::word::word::word:

AND require that those race cars be sold to the general public. Thats how the BOSS 429 was created, to legalize the use of the 429 engine in NASCAR circles. Its the same...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-14-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,038
Posted By ViperTomcat
Ironically here in Southern Oregon the Camaro...

Ironically here in Southern Oregon the Camaro outnumbers the new 5.0 by about a 5-1 margin.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-14-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,743
Posted By ViperTomcat
The auto 5.0's become utterly and completely...

The auto 5.0's become utterly and completely different animals when given a proper tune that takes advantages of bolt ons. A month ago a guy brought a fairly new, stock 2011 5.0 auto to our local...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-14-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By ViperTomcat
I support this idea!

I support this idea!
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-14-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,743
Posted By ViperTomcat
Pop in members? I wasnt aware that people with...

Pop in members? I wasnt aware that people with thousands of posts were "pop in" members.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By ViperTomcat
Maybe they should do something radical and ya...

Maybe they should do something radical and ya know..race with stock cars?

Then again that would place the car companies in an uncomfortable position of actually having to build cars that people...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-14-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,743
Posted By ViperTomcat
Why is that always the default answer when...

Why is that always the default answer when someone doesnt want to admit or confront the real point?
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