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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Today, 01:16 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I just don't get it. An ugly dress up package for...

I just don't get it. An ugly dress up package for pickups ... why? I understand that tons of people customize their trucks, but isn't the purpose usually to make it look cool and/or unique? This...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,041
Views: 126,222
Posted By DGthe3
1stp Klosr - Linkin Park ft Jonathan Davis

1stp Klosr - Linkin Park ft Jonathan Davis
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By DGthe3
I see it a different way: they tend to go with...

I see it a different way: they tend to go with the best solution for a given problem. But people often assume that the lastest high-tech gadget is going to be the best solution. Which leads to ... ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 91,470
Posted By DGthe3
The way I see it, its pretty hard to bias...

The way I see it, its pretty hard to bias performance numbers & still be credible. The subjective parts, sure they might change based on who is paying more that month but that doesn't matter to me...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 08-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,231
Posted By DGthe3
As always, its probably impossible to tell what...

As always, its probably impossible to tell what it really looks like from a couple of renderings but it looks good so far. I think it might be a touch lighter than IBM or BRM but maybe not.


As...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By DGthe3
Ya know ... we do have an entire C7 website. If...

Ya know ... we do have an entire C7 website. If you wouldn't mind, you can continue this discussion over at Corvette7.com: C7 Z06 Weight Released...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By DGthe3
I was somehow under the impression that 650 was...

I was somehow under the impression that 650 was the 'initial estimate' from the Detroit autoshow in January, but I just checked and I guess those are the final SAE certified numbers. 625 was the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,368
Posted By DGthe3
Not the Z06, its 'only' about 900 lbs lighter....

Not the Z06, its 'only' about 900 lbs lighter. The weight was released via ordering guide just the other day.


Doesn't change the point you were making though
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By DGthe3
Yeah, it would have been hit with the GG anyways,...

Yeah, it would have been hit with the GG anyways, so there wouldn't have been much point in using the L99
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 91,470
Posted By DGthe3
I don't think there are any changes planned for...

I don't think there are any changes planned for the 2015 Ram HD anyway, are there?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2014, 12:21 AM
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Views: 33,410
Posted By DGthe3
In general, the heavier a vehicle is, the less...

In general, the heavier a vehicle is, the less likely it is to hit its EPA mileage claims. Likewise, smaller and lighter vehicles have an easier time surpassing the EPA numbers. Of course, this can...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-18-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By DGthe3
Unless GM has been very conservative with the...

Unless GM has been very conservative with the LT4's power estimate (which is entirely possible), the Z06 will have a slightly worse power to weight ratio than the C6 ZR1. That probably shouldn't be...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By DGthe3
Plus, the previous Z06 was naturally aspirated...

Plus, the previous Z06 was naturally aspirated while the new one is supercharged. That probably accounts for about half the extra weight all by itself.

I'm sure they did what they could to save...
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By DGthe3
I think it was something like 40 lbs lighter than...

I think it was something like 40 lbs lighter than the C6 Coupe. The ZR1 was around 160 lbs heavier than the Z06.
Forum: Corvette Stingray C7 General Discussions 08-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By DGthe3
And some people were complaining that the C6 ZR1...

And some people were complaining that the C6 ZR1 was too heavy at ~3350.


I knew it was going to be heavy as soon as I heard that it was getting a supercharged engine, but 3500+ lbs? Wow. I was...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,399
Posted By DGthe3
... I just realized that all three of us...

...

I just realized that all three of us could all save a lot of time & mental energy in these threads if we simply didn't post.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,399
Posted By DGthe3
The 5th Generation Camaro is a terrible example...

The 5th Generation Camaro is a terrible example of 'classic' or 'retro' styling. Is it inspired by the 1st gen? Absolutely. But its a thoroughly modern design. If you want 'classic' look at the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 08-17-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,527
Posted By DGthe3
What sort of a price are you willing to pay for a...

What sort of a price are you willing to pay for a hard top?

An extra 150 lbs and $2000 over and above what a conventional ragtop already costs? If so, you would be part of a small minority. If...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 08-17-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By DGthe3
With the Mustang going up about 50lbs, and the...

With the Mustang going up about 50lbs, and the Camaro likely to drop about 100 (if not 200) ... they should at least be evenly matched on the weigh scales, with the advantage probably going to the...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By DGthe3
Check your inbox The only other thing...

Check your inbox



The only other thing that I can think of is you might have an option ticked regarding who can/can't send you PM's. UserCP->Options...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-15-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,041
Views: 126,222
Posted By DGthe3
More Human than Human - Rob Zombie

More Human than Human - Rob Zombie
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,399
Posted By DGthe3
First question is: why? What would you get with a...

First question is: why? What would you get with a Chevelle that wouldn't be accomplished better with a Camaro? Don't just say it would look different, because every car looks different. And you can't...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By DGthe3
Not sure what you mean by 'set up' private...

Not sure what you mean by 'set up' private messages. It just comes with your account. Nothing to setup. All you have to do is go into your user profile (User CP) or click on the red 'private message'...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,480
Posted By DGthe3
For half a century, people have been saying that...

For half a century, people have been saying that the next Corvette will be going to a rear-mid engine layout. It hasn't happened yet ... why should the C8 be an exception?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 91,470
Posted By DGthe3
The production version won't look just like that,...

The production version won't look just like that, it can't. Among other things, it lacks a b-pillar which means it would be a royal pain in the ass to pass side impact & roof crush safety...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 91,470
Posted By DGthe3
It'll be a large, RWD Cadillac with styling most...

It'll be a large, RWD Cadillac with styling most likely derived from from this:

http://motoroids.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/2013-Cadillac-Elmiraj-Concept-Pics-1.jpg

so ... yes, it will be...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,793
Posted By DGthe3
90k will seem cheap once this thing goes on sale:...

90k will seem cheap once this thing goes on sale:

http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/154b7cf46258b95b4b0e75005e1f0603/200261140/BentleySUV-spy.jpg

Yes ... that is a Bentley SUV
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,338
Posted By DGthe3
A 2010 Solstice GXP Coupe should be worth quite a...

A 2010 Solstice GXP Coupe should be worth quite a bit. I think only 12 of them built before Pontiac was axed.
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By DGthe3
Including (but not limited to) one of the 2...

Including (but not limited to) one of the 2 previous threads he made to test his signature.

merged
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,793
Posted By DGthe3
The more important question is who at Nissan...

The more important question is who at Nissan thought that there would be thousands of people willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars for those things
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