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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-27-2012, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
What a profound statement (and rather humorous,...

What a profound statement (and rather humorous, too).
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-27-2012, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Interesting statement...if this is the case, how...

Interesting statement...if this is the case, how do you know that the 'greatness' is in the details that you don't know?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2012, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Thank you very much! And I agree with you.... ...

Thank you very much! And I agree with you....




Oh I agree with you completely.

My definition of bone stock is exactly how it came from the factory - nothing added (except fuel),...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-15-2012, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Of course. Case in point...my 98...

Of course.



Case in point...my 98 Cobra went 13.6 @ 104 bone stock. BUT, I was at a great track (Atco) with great air (January) and I have been down the strip a time or two. I agree that the...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-14-2012, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
That is indeed a 98 Cobra. As for 99's...

That is indeed a 98 Cobra.

As for 99's being mid-13 second cars...in the right hands, at the right track with the right conditions....sure. However, the overwhelming vast majority of bone stock...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-13-2012, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Congratulations on your bracket success! With...

Congratulations on your bracket success! With the original Goodyear Gatorbacks and an M5 tranny, that's quite an accomplishment!

However, am not sure how that trophy proves you went 13.9x in a...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-12-2012, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
You got a trophy for running 13.9x in a LX 5.0?

You got a trophy for running 13.9x in a LX 5.0?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-11-2012, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Stock 99/01 Cobra's did not run mid-low 13's...

Stock 99/01 Cobra's did not run mid-low 13's consistently. They ran high 13's to low 14's consistently, with a few people getting mid 13's out of them.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-09-2012, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Coast up to the staging lanes if at all possible,...

Coast up to the staging lanes if at all possible, then push through the staging lanes as much as you can. I agree 100% with turning off ALL the nannies....believe that is holding the cars back...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-08-2012, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
11.77 is excellent, and a bit faster than most...

11.77 is excellent, and a bit faster than most figured they would go stock....including me. Congratulations!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-05-2012, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Somebody is telling you to shift at or very near...

Somebody is telling you to shift at or very near peak HP rpm. Not the best idea for optimum ET.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-05-2012, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Has potential. And I certainly wouldn't...

Has potential.

And I certainly wouldn't expect this forum to go goo-goo over ANYTHING that has Mustang on it.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-05-2012, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Yes....as close to redline as...

Yes....as close to redline as possible....assuming you have an M6.

The idea is to maximize *average* HP in each gear. To do that, you have to shift well beyond your HP peak rpm - typically...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-02-2012, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Eh, the timeslip on the video showed a 1.6901. ...

Eh, the timeslip on the video showed a 1.6901. You (and now I) am certainly splitting hairs, but lets try to at least split them correctly.



Who is "Evans"?



I hate to be the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-01-2012, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Eh, that's good for a .001 or two... ;)

Eh, that's good for a .001 or two... ;)
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-01-2012, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Not as big as temp and pres, but yes, it has an...

Not as big as temp and pres, but yes, it has an effect. For example...

75F, 29.92", 40% humidity = +1204 DA
75F, 29.92", 70% humidity = +1317 DA
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-01-2012, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Ok, 75 is much more representative of actual...

Ok, 75 is much more representative of actual conditions....definately humid though!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-01-2012, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
May I ask where you got your weather info from? ...

May I ask where you got your weather info from? The high Saturday at the Fayetteville Airport (official reporting station for your area) was 75 at 4 pm. Certainly track temps can and often are...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-30-2012, 11:32 AM
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Views: 4,305
Posted By Bob Cosby
Good job! Quite possibly see an 11.8 before too...

Good job! Quite possibly see an 11.8 before too long...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,231
Posted By Bob Cosby
How did it run?

How did it run?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-28-2012, 07:17 AM
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Views: 1,118
Posted By Bob Cosby
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-27-2012, 08:14 PM
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Views: 1,118
Posted By Bob Cosby
3400 lb V8 Camaro would certainly get my...

3400 lb V8 Camaro would certainly get my attention....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-27-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 48,517
Posted By Bob Cosby
Not a chance in hell. But a good part of that is...

Not a chance in hell. But a good part of that is simply because my driving style (on the drag strip) is much too aggressive for street tires period!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-26-2012, 09:12 PM
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Views: 48,517
Posted By Bob Cosby
No, it didn't explicitly say it, though the ETs &...

No, it didn't explicitly say it, though the ETs & MPHs just happen to be exactly what GM is claiming the car did on the stock tires.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-26-2012, 09:00 PM
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Views: 48,517
Posted By Bob Cosby
EDIT: I went back and looked at the video - first...

EDIT: I went back and looked at the video - first post. The 11.96 timeslip for the Manual car has 1.69x. The A6 has 1.72 or 3 or something...can't see that one clear.

So ya, I think you can claim...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-26-2012, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
Ya, I think that's pretty obvious. Plus, the...

Ya, I think that's pretty obvious. Plus, the much improved times starting to come in now as the weather cools down.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-26-2012, 07:31 PM
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Views: 48,517
Posted By Bob Cosby
John....you and I are on the same page. ...

John....you and I are on the same page. BTW...was down at Vengeance Racing today....saw an old article with your LS1Tech car - neat stuff!

Goldenbear....with all due respect...most people (at...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-26-2012, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Bob Cosby
I don't think a bone stock GT500 on stock tires...

I don't think a bone stock GT500 on stock tires at stock weight will every run 10.99....or 11.09....or 11.19. IMHO, an 11.4 is possible, but traction becomes such a big issue as you are able to lay...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-26-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 987
Posted By Bob Cosby
At the risk of a virtual tar and...

At the risk of a virtual tar and feathering....more like this?

http://stwot.motortrend.com/files/2012/06/2013-Shelby-GT500-engine-view-1024x640.jpg

I took the plastic covers off my LS3. I...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-26-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,438
Posted By Bob Cosby
Uh....what?

Uh....what?
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