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Old 06-22-2010, 05:51 PM   #15
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I don't care what this thread says. I'll be getting my 22" rear foose with 305's, and front 21" with 265's. Considering, all of us aren't racing on tracks all day long, a good balance of performance and good looks never killed anyone.
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Old 06-22-2010, 06:20 PM   #16
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I don't care what this thread says. I'll be getting my 22" rear foose with 305's, and front 21" with 265's. Considering, all of us aren't racing on tracks all day long, a good balance of performance and good looks never killed anyone.
You shoule be able to get a 275 on the front without issue. This will be a better balance for a 305 rear

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Old 06-22-2010, 07:23 PM   #17
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You are 100% correct. If you need to discuss or have questions about either kit, I would be glad to assist you

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Actually, I am going with the Pedder's Camaro Street Xa package (coil overs, differential mounts, rear sub frame inserts, front radius rod bush inserts and alignment) and the Pedder's CAMAROSOLUTIONB package (27mm F & R sway bars & 4 adjustable end-links).
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Old 06-23-2010, 03:53 PM   #18
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Actually, I am going with the Pedder's Camaro Street Xa package (coil overs, differential mounts, rear sub frame inserts, front radius rod bush inserts and alignment) and the Pedder's CAMAROSOLUTIONB package (27mm F & R sway bars & 4 adjustable end-links).
You will seriously love this kit. Enjoy. And if yo7u need technical assistance or a question about the Pedders parts, just ask

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Old 07-01-2010, 01:03 PM   #19
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Ok so I just want to inprove daily driving experiance. It seems like my 98Z28 is easier to hold going straight, neither car has any susppension mods.
I was thinking I needed to upgrade sways, but after this it looks like the first step would be Installing Pedders EP6578 and EP1200 inserts.
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Old 07-01-2010, 07:05 PM   #20
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Ok so I just want to inprove daily driving experiance. It seems like my 98Z28 is easier to hold going straight, neither car has any susppension mods.
I was thinking I needed to upgrade sways, but after this it looks like the first step would be Installing Pedders EP6578 and EP1200 inserts.
Correct?
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Spot on. After those go in get the Camaro aligned, not because the installation of parts requires an alignment, but because the OE alignment is a bit numb.

add a bit of toe out to your alignment on the front wheel. Not much, jut a touch .10 Toe out each wheel. Take the camber in front to -1 per wheel. set the rear to zero toe and half the front camber. These three changes will give your Camaro a dramatically improved feel.
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:01 PM   #21
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The original post has been updated with new information as we prepare the Pedders USA Camaro for another track session.
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Old 07-28-2010, 11:30 PM   #22
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Old 07-31-2010, 07:40 AM   #23
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Old 07-31-2010, 08:30 AM   #24
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Great read, thanks for all the time you put into it. A question I have is about the procharger. It seems like most of the aftermarket tuner companies are using the magnacharger. I haven't driven a car with either one, but from what I've heard and read the procharger makes its power up higher in the revs. Did you choose that for all the road racing you guys do and the engine being spun higher while tracking? Just curious. I 'm hoping to boost mine next year and looking for info.
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Old 07-31-2010, 08:41 AM   #25
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Another Pro Charger question....why is the air filter located in a hot spot right over the headers? Shouldn't the air come from the coolest area like the grill or does the intercooler do a good enough job to compensate?
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Another Pro Charger question....why is the air filter located in a hot spot right over the headers? Shouldn't the air come from the coolest area like the grill or does the intercooler do a good enough job to compensate?
The geometry of the blower and location of the OE drive belts. While the intake if far from ideal, we have boosted air that is virtually the same as ambient air. Bottom line, it works.
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Old 07-31-2010, 09:15 AM   #27
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Great read, thanks for all the time you put into it. A question I have is about the procharger. It seems like most of the aftermarket tuner companies are using the magnacharger. I haven't driven a car with either one, but from what I've heard and read the procharger makes its power up higher in the revs. Did you choose that for all the road racing you guys do and the engine being spun higher while tracking? Just curious. I 'm hoping to boost mine next year and looking for info.
Pedders and ProCharger feel into a relationship with the 2004 GTO. Since 2004 every car I have owned has been ProCharged. I felt like I was cheating on my wife when Saleen installed a Saleen blower on my Saleen Mustang. In the years of working together I have found the ProCharger units to be highly reliable. They make great power. The parts are high quality. The most important part of the relationship is the people. They treat me GREAT. I am sure that other companies have good people and good products. Unfortunately I don't know them as well as I know the people at ProCharger.

If you are thinking about a blower I strongly suggest that a large part of your buying decision be the local dealer that you will need to support it. A great product sold by a poor dealer will result in a poor experience. A great dealer can make a poor product deliver a great experience. For me that is a imple choice. I choose ProCharger.
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Well said Pete,the best products are only as good as the service before and after the sale of any product.
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