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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-29-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Very nice! I've always thought the AMX never...

Very nice!

I've always thought the AMX never got the respect it deserved.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-29-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 401
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Nice pants. :sm0:

Nice pants. :sm0:
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-29-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The problem is that when people (like me) buy the...

The problem is that when people (like me) buy the manual they do so with the knowledge that they are sacrificing performance. Fewer and fewer are willing to do that anymore so unfortunately I see...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
No doubt he was intoxicated by the power. :lol: ...

No doubt he was intoxicated by the power. :lol:

You make a good point... let's see how the Hellcat ages.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
What is so confusing? In that guy's opinion...

What is so confusing?

In that guy's opinion driving the car with 707HP and whatever handling it does have was more fun than driving the car with only 580HP and better handling. How is that not...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
My point was that all Marshawn Lynch CAN do is...

My point was that all Marshawn Lynch CAN do is run with a football. But at that one thing he is completely awesome. And that one thing is plenty enough.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
But then quickly move on to how awesome it...

But then quickly move on to how awesome it handles.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
So clearly in his opinion 707HP>suspension and...

So clearly in his opinion 707HP>suspension and handling when it comes to fun factor. That's legitimate. Others may disagree. That's why there are other choices.

People dimiss the Hellcat by...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I think the comparison was for which car is most...

I think the comparison was for which car is most fun to drive in normal life on real roads. Flat out track capability has little to do with that.

He did do that road race comparison bit which,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-29-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The Hellcat is not a track car... nor does it...

The Hellcat is not a track car... nor does it pretend to be.

Why is that so hard for people to understand?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-27-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,077
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I hope the country goes into martian law. That...

I hope the country goes into martian law. That would be awesome.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-26-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
What taxes do bicyclists not pay that you do? ...

What taxes do bicyclists not pay that you do?

Keep in mind that every bicyclist in one of those groups has a vehicle (it's how they got to the meet-up point of the ride) and burned gasoline they...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-26-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I have been on both sides of that situation many...

I have been on both sides of that situation many times.

No, they cannot be ticketed for impeding traffic. Or maybe I should say they will not be ticketed because even if there is some obscure...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-22-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,002
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I can see how it might trigger road rage.

I can see how it might trigger road rage.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-22-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,906
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The first factory "mild to wild" switch! That's...

The first factory "mild to wild" switch! That's awesome.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-19-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,880
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
The correct analysis of this situation was given...

The correct analysis of this situation was given way back in post #16.

Proven by the fact the passenger was not injured.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,541
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
You're leaving probably a tenth on the table by...

You're leaving probably a tenth on the table by not having a Vitesse throttle controller.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-19-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Here's the trick... You walk up to the...

Here's the trick...

You walk up to the first salesman you see and say "I'm interested in buying a <whatever>"

It works every time.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-19-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I would drive the Lambo first because it doesn't...

I would drive the Lambo first because it doesn't interest me that much. I would never buy one.

I would drive the McLaren second because although I would buy one I don't lust after it.

I would...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-16-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,662
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
That seems like a good idea.

That seems like a good idea.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,662
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I always thought I got tailgated a lot more in...

I always thought I got tailgated a lot more in the Camaro than in the Outback. Which made no sense. Then I started to wonder if it just seemed that way because of the, shall we say, limited...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
All it does is make your car not want to hook. ...

All it does is make your car not want to hook. You could get the exact same result by rigging water spray nozzles above your back tires, but nobody would do that because it would be stupid.

That...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,718
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
One of the things I have read over and over about...

One of the things I have read over and over about these controllers is how, due to the increased throttle response, it gives you more control of your car. Yet what you describe suggests just the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-12-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,120
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I've got no problem with a turbo V6. One of...

I've got no problem with a turbo V6.

One of the most badass muscle cars ever was a turbo V6
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-09-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I'd take either.

I'd take either.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
I don't need a hat... I just go to my room.

I don't need a hat... I just go to my room.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-09-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
By inserting one of these things into the...

By inserting one of these things into the throttle circuit you are effectively ceding control of your car to it. The highly engineered and, presumably, extensively tested factory electronics are now...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 01-08-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
It's been tried before... lol.

It's been tried before... lol.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-05-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,994
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
LOL at all the hate towards the truck driver guy....

LOL at all the hate towards the truck driver guy.

If this had been a video of a Prius not paying attention and pulling out in front of a Camaro, this thread would probably be full of people...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-22-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Iron Lung Jimmy
Just Saw This...

When I took the old battery in they did try to test it, but couldn't because it was low on charge... which was odd since I had just driven for 30 minutes.

Once they charged it, it tested good. So...
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