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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 07-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,371
Posted By L99BEN
Obviously the heavily modded c6z was severely...

Obviously the heavily modded c6z was severely traction limited and or driver fail (no offense)...
Bolt on, weight reduced N/A 5.0's have run high 10's-low 11's@ 125 but certainly not the norm.
More...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-15-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,667
Posted By L99BEN
Can't speak for the LS3 guys but my L99 SS gets...

Can't speak for the LS3 guys but my L99 SS gets horrendous gas milage.
With the same driving habits as my L99, my 5.0 averages 1 point lower than my brother's V6 stang.

If the OP is a...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-15-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,205
Posted By L99BEN
I'm assumin H/C stands for Heads/Cam. ...

I'm assumin H/C stands for Heads/Cam.

:clap:Nice kill:clap:; however, with a good tune, converter(if auto), full exhaust, slicks on the 5.0,(costing a lot less than H/C) the outcome would've been...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-14-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,220
Posted By L99BEN
^^^^ Slicks, good tune, Boss Mani, 4C...

^^^^
Slicks, good tune, Boss Mani, 4C converter, headers/catless is absolutely capable of mid 11's at 117-120.
Hell Ive seen 11.9 with tune and slicks only, auto and manual.


If the 5.0 were...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-15-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By L99BEN
Prior fully bolted MS3 owner here. Speed 3...

Prior fully bolted MS3 owner here.

Speed 3 shines from a roll. My money is on the 3.
The 3 isn't geared well for drag racing. They also have wheel hop and traction issues.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-10-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,975
Posted By L99BEN
2013 5.0's are no faster than 2011-12 5.0's.

2013 5.0's are no faster than 2011-12 5.0's.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 06-04-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,694
Posted By L99BEN
Uhh not really. True there would be an extra...

Uhh not really.
True there would be an extra shift with the 3.73's if untuned but wouldn't be dropping his trap speed to 107. I've run 111 when bone stock with my 3.73's.
I've been 11.8 @117 with...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-01-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,041
Posted By L99BEN
Are you kidding? I'd expect a comment like this...

Are you kidding? I'd expect a comment like this from a Prius owner...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-30-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,465
Posted By L99BEN
True, no argument about the comfort. Just thought...

True, no argument about the comfort. Just thought I'd bring other fun options.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-30-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,962
Posted By L99BEN
This is great news! Bummer for the people who...

This is great news!
Bummer for the people who tuned their car already putting their warranty at risk just to eliminate the AFM though ...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-30-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,465
Posted By L99BEN
[QUOTE] I know you love the Camaro but I'd...

[QUOTE]

I know you love the Camaro but I'd give the 2014 mustang V6, and BRZ/FRS a look as well. Other fun cars with decent mpg's...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-29-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,041
Posted By L99BEN
Bummer and not surprised! SoCal is nice but...

Bummer and not surprised!
SoCal is nice but doesn't sound like a good place for auto enthusiasts with regard to the law...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-29-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,041
Posted By L99BEN
It all boils down to which state you live in,...

It all boils down to which state you live in, mood of the judge, your prior record if any, if cop shows up.
A good friend of mine got a ticket for 125 in a 55(was probably going faster) in MD many...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-29-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,041
Posted By L99BEN
Give me a break :clap2:

Give me a break :clap2:
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-28-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,759
Posted By L99BEN
Awesome looks great congrats!

Awesome looks great congrats!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-28-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,041
Posted By L99BEN
Maybe the cop won't show. Sometimes when that...

Maybe the cop won't show. Sometimes when that happens and you have a nice judge, the case gets thrown out.
If the cop does show, being your first offense they may reduce the speed and fine...
Maybe...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,041
Posted By L99BEN
Yeah right...

Yeah right...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-28-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,971
Posted By L99BEN
Z28

Z28
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-27-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
Very nice set up! Car looks great!:happy0180: I...

Very nice set up! Car looks great!:happy0180:
I may give JPC a visit since they are only 30 miles away from me. I have considered Lund as well.
I am on SVT.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-27-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
Sorry, American Muscle and looks like a Bama...

Sorry, American Muscle and looks like a Bama sales ploy to me...
http://www.allfordmustangs.com/forums/2011-mustang-gt-tech/273623-stock-vs-procal-vs-bama-2011-mustang-gt-dyno-results.html
Even in...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
[QUOTE] Like I said your experience left...

[QUOTE]


Like I said your experience left a bad taste, so you're left hating on the manual and are left very biased which shows in your defensive response.
2 trans in less then 3000 miles IS...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
As I suspected , you've had a bad experience with...

As I suspected , you've had a bad experience with a manual GT...

Not REALLY fast but there are plenty of bolt-on manual 5.0's out there running 11's @ 120 on the stock trans.
If you don't have a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
Recaros weren't an option until 2013.

Recaros weren't an option until 2013.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
I wouldn't say the manual is weak but there have...

I wouldn't say the manual is weak but there have been some sporadic issues for sure. Mine works fine and feels great, many people don't know how to shift these things.
The manual works just fine...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
To clarify, I was comparing the base stereos and...

To clarify, I was comparing the base stereos and seats.
To me the the 1SS Camaro's stereo sounds a lot better.
Comparing base cloth seats, the Camaro wins there as well IMO.
About the interior,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-26-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,967
Posted By L99BEN
This is true and a stock auto GT is quite a bit...

This is true and a stock auto GT is quite a bit faster than an auto stock SS.

Lets break it down:
5.0 stock auto 1/4 avg 12.8-13.0 @ 108-110
200 lbs lighter and much more power to the wheels...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-25-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,063
Posted By L99BEN
OP must have lost...

OP must have lost...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,835
Posted By L99BEN
Never got stopped in the 5.0 and haven't been...

Never got stopped in the 5.0 and haven't been stopped since 2001. I buy a Camaro SS and get stopped two times in the first 30 days of ownership for speeding (both times about 10mph over) LAME!!...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-16-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,058
Posted By L99BEN
Give me a break. I'm not like some people around...

Give me a break. I'm not like some people around here that will put down a mustang just because it's a Ford or challenger just because it's a Dodge. I appreciate all performance cars but I'll tell it...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-16-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,058
Posted By L99BEN
Dont know how to drive? Ive pulled 1.92 60ft...

Dont know how to drive?
Ive pulled 1.92 60ft with my 5.0 on street tires. No easy feat with 3.73's...
Doesn't take any skill drive an auto from a roll...
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