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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-21-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By kalamajama
Purchaced these adapters from Skylane. Used my...

Purchaced these adapters from Skylane. Used my antique floor jack and removed the pad off of it so it would clear the rockers. Worked like a champ.....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-19-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,909
Posted By kalamajama
It's the baddest street legal Camaro ever...

It's the baddest street legal Camaro ever produced. Wife says no to picking up babes or I would. So it ain't for the show. By the way this gal sold me the car and I thought I would never get in the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-15-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,685
Posted By kalamajama
Do you have a sister Normagene?? Just kidding. I...

Do you have a sister Normagene?? Just kidding. I think it's a great idea if loud is what he wants. I'll be waiting to hear the runmble on youtube.: thumbup:
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-15-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,174
Posted By kalamajama
Original Z28 was a road racer? Really? If I...

Original Z28 was a road racer? Really? If I remember correctly, we were not into road racing at all in any kind of muscle car back then unless you wanted to kill yourself. I had a 67 vett with 427...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-10-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,210
Posted By kalamajama
Maybe GM decided to leave the diffuser off in the...

Maybe GM decided to leave the diffuser off in the rear to avoid this. I know many of you will argue that it's okay because "Use as is Joe the engineer signed off n it. I think they should of just...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-03-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By kalamajama
Definitely not minor. :facepalm:

Definitely not minor. :facepalm:
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-03-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By kalamajama
What bothers me the most other than that it'll...

What bothers me the most other than that it'll flap like hell at high speeds the screws are eating a hole into the diffuser....Shorter screws would of helped but it still will plap around at high...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-03-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By kalamajama
It's called ARDOROX AV30 (penetrating water...

It's called ARDOROX AV30 (penetrating water displacing corrosion inhibiter for aircraft) Manufactured by Chemetall. Make sure you tape off bearing surfaces, switches, wiring etc. and remove...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-03-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By kalamajama
Can someone in this forum take pictures of theirs...

Can someone in this forum take pictures of theirs and post it? I will take car to dealer for sure but I like to see what it's supposed to look like. That would help when I take it to the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-02-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By kalamajama
What are they for then? The screws are riding...

What are they for then? The screws are riding hard against the diffuser. Maybe a GM guy can answer this ??
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-02-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By kalamajama
Did not want to cause any alarm. But I just...

Did not want to cause any alarm. But I just finished taking most of the rust out, repainted, and sprayed it with aircraft corrosion preventative compound. (Not finished taking tape off) my daily...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-02-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By kalamajama
No I'm saying that if they wanted to re-create a...

No I'm saying that if they wanted to re-create a Z28 it would have more sense with a small block motor. 69 ZL1 had a big block all aluminum 427.

And I'm saying engineering research and...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-01-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By kalamajama
I hear you man. My point was I've got only 3000...

I hear you man. My point was I've got only 3000 miles on it and she's garaged every night. Lot of these corrosion I'm seeing is from under the paint which tells me that the surface prep prior to...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-01-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By kalamajama
Some of the corrosion I belive are from rock hits...

Some of the corrosion I belive are from rock hits and some from weld joint area. I am in process of scotch brighting, and applying anti corrosion spray to all accessable area after repainting. Heres...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-01-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By kalamajama
Exclamation Rear plastic bumper (is something missing, wrong?)?)

Anybody have any idea on this one? The four empty clips just doesn't look right. And also very loose without some sort of stiffeners or mounting bracket going to the plastic. Man WTF ??? is it...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-01-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By kalamajama
Corrosion control

Well, this all started when I took my rear tires off to put decals on them. I keep my car covered and garaged everyday. Took delivery in May of 2012 (#842). I am in the process of doing some...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-01-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By kalamajama
Zl1 indent on the underside of the hood, along...

Zl1 indent on the underside of the hood, along with the CF insert opening for the hood which I believe took much longer to research and develop than the inner front fender well (which just added the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-31-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,575
Posted By kalamajama
Ahh...you're thinking of Columbia river that My...

Ahh...you're thinking of Columbia river that My river feeds into. I live on the Kalama river and a part time guide on the river. But since I've retired from Boeing last year. It's a toss up everyday...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-30-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,575
Posted By kalamajama
Been told to keep the foot down to prevent carbon...

Been told to keep the foot down to prevent carbon build up in the exhaust. Was at about 13 but I have now improved to 12.1 MPG. I will try to get it below 10. 3000 miles so far for my 2012 black...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
No I've got a river raft that I put on top of my...

No I've got a river raft that I put on top of my car.......I had a buddy in California back in the seventies that actually did put a raft on top of his 1967 Camaro SS when we went rafting. And...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-28-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By kalamajama
Yea I hear ya but had to use what I had that...

Yea I hear ya but had to use what I had that worked. Kind of embarrassing to post a pic with that floor jack. I think it's over thirty years old....But it worked for what I had to do.....:smoking:
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-28-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
Ok thanks for all the imput. I'm thinking I've...

Ok thanks for all the imput. I'm thinking I've got a heavy foot too according to the 12.1 MPG all around driving in 3000 miles shown on my display.. I will try to get it down below 10 :sm0:....MPG...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
Thanks all for quick imput......:happy0180:

Thanks all for quick imput......:happy0180:
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
No but it's my next mod. trying to get all the...

No but it's my next mod. trying to get all the bolt on mods that I can get that will actually benefit the car. Will it eliminate the carbon build up?
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
Thanks Scott, now I feel a little more at ease.

Thanks Scott, now I feel a little more at ease.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
Probably carbon since it wipes off fairly easy....

Probably carbon since it wipes off fairly easy. I've got 3000 miles on it and it's been doing it since day one. But that's a lot of crap coming out of the exhaust, but then this is my first ride with...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-27-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,460
Posted By kalamajama
My wife won't ride in it. But then I rarely let...

My wife won't ride in it. But then I rarely let her drive it either But it's ok. Tired of her saying let me out now! She's now threatening me with getting a Z06 for her self......It's working....hehe...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,383
Posted By kalamajama
Hole on back of muffler

I'v been saying to myself all along that what I'm seeing coming out of the exhaust is condensation heat and cold air but can anyone tell me what the hole is for? Looks like a drain hole. And it's...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,132
Posted By kalamajama
:happyanim::happyanim::happyanim: Ilike it....

:happyanim::happyanim::happyanim: Ilike it. Especially the black with aluminum spokes....

I'm not partial though....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-26-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,823
Posted By kalamajama
Did you also install the big gulp? Just got mine...

Did you also install the big gulp? Just got mine done. All three roto fab mods. Havn't left my garage yet though......Rain :mad0259:
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