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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion Yesterday, 12:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,125
Posted By crysalis_01
Here's a fun little graphic for the different...

Here's a fun little graphic for the different "versions" of the 350.

I'd imagine the second "R" on the last one is merely a typo.


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Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,318
Posted By crysalis_01
Ok, honest question. Shouldn't the '16 be...

Ok, honest question.

Shouldn't the '16 be the 2nd gen?

Now, before you jump all over me, just looking at this from a factual point of view and not through sentiment coloured lenses.

Here's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-03-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By crysalis_01
305 should be fine, especially as Nitto tyres...

305 should be fine, especially as Nitto tyres seem to run a little on the narrow side of their stated width.

Also, remember that the 555's and 555R's are really "old tech" tyres. I get just as...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-02-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,709
Posted By crysalis_01
The 38th person that wants one and is financially...

The 38th person that wants one and is financially capable of making said purchase. Oh, and the 39th, 40th, 41st, etc.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,017
Posted By crysalis_01
I'd have figured most would be happy that the...

I'd have figured most would be happy that the Getrag didn't get used in this application.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,017
Posted By crysalis_01
That's the "off the shelf" rating. I think it was...

That's the "off the shelf" rating. I think it was Hameedi that stated that the 3160 was significantly modified to withstand the demands of the 5.2L.

Here's an article, (it's validity unknown), ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,216
Posted By crysalis_01
It most likely will be. The only reason it was...

It most likely will be. The only reason it was kept was to maintain the low cost of entry and to placate the rental companies. I'm sure Ford is paying extra close attention to how many EB's the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-22-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,017
Posted By crysalis_01
Both GT350's, base and R, use the Tremec 3160....

Both GT350's, base and R, use the Tremec 3160. But I don't believe what ratios being utilized have been released.

http://i.imgur.com/4MXnwaX.jpg
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-19-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,017
Posted By crysalis_01
Do you have a link? Its not that I don't believe...

Do you have a link? Its not that I don't believe that that isn't a possibility, but you know the rules of the internet...pics or it didn't happen.

As of Jan the leaked order guide is pretty clear...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-17-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By crysalis_01
You might have a good point there, but with the...

You might have a good point there, but with the R&D going into transmissions in the last 7 years since that article have seen the efficiency of conventional automatics rise greatly.




Remember...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-17-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By crysalis_01
I believe the other issue besides the frailty of...

I believe the other issue besides the frailty of CVT's is that their parasitic losses are much higher than that of a conventional automatic. So beefing up the belts to withstand more power would only...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-16-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By crysalis_01
Ford possibly eyeing an 11-speed automatic transmission

Turning it up to 11?


A new patent document published on April 9 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suggests that Ford is eyeing an 11-speed automatic transmission.


The document...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-14-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,613
Posted By crysalis_01
So, the 200lb loss comment was to curb weight....

So, the 200lb loss comment was to curb weight. That's awesome. The next question has to be, "Will that be model wide or, like the new F-150's 732lb loss, only on a certain trim level?" while losses...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-14-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,613
Posted By crysalis_01
My question is, was it stated that the 200lb loss...

My question is, was it stated that the 200lb loss was in "curb weight" or was it structural loss?

You're now thinking..."what's the differance, weight loss is weight loss?"

The difference is,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-08-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By crysalis_01
I don't mean to be that guy but... ...

I don't mean to be that guy but...

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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-06-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,216
Posted By crysalis_01
Believe me, I understand the mentality....

Believe me, I understand the mentality. Especially amongst the enthusiast group. But this thinking is in the minority any where but in our circles.

But to say a car like a ttv6 Mach won't sell...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-06-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,216
Posted By crysalis_01
Many here are all about "Muh vee-8 motuur" ......

Many here are all about "Muh vee-8 motuur" ... but honestly I'd have no issue with what I mentioned earlier, a gen2 3.5eb making about 500-525hp.

Call it Mach1 and price it around $40k base and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-06-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,216
Posted By crysalis_01
There's The gen2 3.5EB. In Raptor trim it's 450+...

There's The gen2 3.5EB. In Raptor trim it's 450+ and the FGT is 600+, so something like a Mach 1 with a 500-550 tune would fit the bill I'd guess.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-01-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,336
Posted By crysalis_01
I think it matters if you want to be understood;...

I think it matters if you want to be understood; regardless of the venue.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-29-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,017
Posted By crysalis_01
New details on GT350 revealed

Some new details on GT350 revealed in interview with Ford's Shelby brand manager, Jim Owens.


>The flat-plane 5.2-liter V8 will make more than 100 hp/liter, meaning that at minimum, the GT350 is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-22-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By crysalis_01
I don't know where the thought of Mustang "taking...

I don't know where the thought of Mustang "taking on" European/global cues is not a part of its heritage.

The first Mustangs were advertised as "styling and features of expensive European road...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-21-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,770
Posted By crysalis_01
38?! Why stop there? Maybe...it'll get 40mpg...

38?! Why stop there? Maybe...it'll get 40mpg cruising the hwy with cylinders deactivated.

Oh, and maybe there can be a XFE model that gets 42 mpg. Narrow low resistance rubber, active grill...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-18-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 32,181
Posted By crysalis_01
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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-17-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,353
Posted By crysalis_01
I can't speak to the ZL1 guys, but I've seen...

I can't speak to the ZL1 guys, but I've seen threads on SVTP discussing this topic. Most GT500 and Terminators go to catless midpipes, seeing as its only a matter of time before they melt in high...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-26-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,967
Posted By crysalis_01
Well...they owe their consumers a great product....

Well...they owe their consumers a great product. So, there's that. :iono:
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-23-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,137
Posted By crysalis_01
I've owned Fords, Chevys, a Subaru, and an Olds....

I've owned Fords, Chevys, a Subaru, and an Olds. My family has never been loyal to any particular brand of vehicle. My siblings all drive foreign, one sister a Tacoma, the other a Elantra, my brother...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,335
Posted By crysalis_01
Or a 6.1 HEMI...or a 2jz...or a VQ35DE...or a...

Or a 6.1 HEMI...or a 2jz...or a VQ35DE...or a 13B-REW.

That'd show...everyone.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-22-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,335
Posted By crysalis_01
The DOHC 4.6 will fit in the Ranger's engine bay...

The DOHC 4.6 will fit in the Ranger's engine bay as well.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-22-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,335
Posted By crysalis_01
You could get away with a 50 or 75 shot with a...

You could get away with a 50 or 75 shot with a tune on the stock engine no problem. I wouldn't go any higher though.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-22-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,335
Posted By crysalis_01
If it's a sohc 4.0 then explorer express makes a...

If it's a sohc 4.0 then explorer express makes a PD blower kit for them. Its based off the Eaton m90.
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