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Old 01-30-2012, 09:12 PM   #15
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Now I'm confused.. So even though I would have ptm set at 5 I have to still do something else to engage track mode?
PTM 5 is track mode...
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:15 PM   #16
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PTM 5 is track mode...
Sweet sauce! Thanks and this is good news for me. Im gonna have some lite reading to do when the car arrives
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:27 PM   #17
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I am hoping that it has a mode similar to my Z06 "Competitive Mode".
That allowed me to steer with the throttle and spin the tires but still save me from losing it.

I called the two different things traction control and Active Handling. Traction control was to keep the rear tires from spinning and would shut down the power to the rear wheels when on (weird when you got air and it got quiet instead of revving).

Active handling would apply the correct braking to straighten you out when you started to rotate.

I went from all on when I started, to competitive mode as my skill level improved to all off.

I will skip all on at track days as long at there is a mode like the competitive mode. When I get comfortable with the car, I'll shut that off at track days too.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:30 PM   #18
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Excellent! I live in South Carolina now, but lived in Charlotte 20+ yrs. I get up there often to see daughter in Concord! She lives real near ZMAX.. I'm still not too far from Chlt either!
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:40 PM   #19
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Set it to 'WARP 9' and hang on.
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Old 01-31-2012, 02:13 AM   #20
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I know launch control is used in that setting only...

I guess, I want the most aggressive suspension setting but still have some sort of help if I can't regain control. I really hope that something is still on with the race suspension setting
That is incorrect. PTM modes 2-5 all have launch control same as PTM on ZR1. However, mode 5 has a special launch control for Prepped drag strips.
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:44 AM   #21
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That is incorrect. PTM modes 2-5 all have launch control same as PTM on ZR1. However, mode 5 has a special launch control for Prepped drag strips.
Oh, so you can launch the car in modes 2 thru 4 also?
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:04 PM   #22
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Oh, so you can launch the car in modes 2 thru 4 also?
Yes, LC is available in modes 2-5. But apparently, mode 5 is specifically tuned for prepped drag strips.
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Old 02-01-2012, 02:28 AM   #23
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Yes, LC is available in modes 2-5. But apparently, mode 5 is specifically tuned for prepped drag strips.
Where did you read that? I wish a GM employee (Scott or Mike) could chime in here and clarify...
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Old 02-01-2012, 03:52 AM   #24
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Where did you read that? I wish a GM employee (Scott or Mike) could chime in here and clarify...
http://www.chevrolet.com/assets/pdf/...2k12camaro.pdf

ZL1 owner's manual. pages 9-47 and 9-48 talk about launch control

Dragoneye...you should put this link in your substicky section.

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http://www.chevrolet.com/assets/pdf/...2k12camaro.pdf

ZL1 owner's manual. pages 9-47 and 9-48 talk about launch control

Dragoneye...you should put this link in your substicky section.
Thank you post posting that Link!! Excellent. It replaces the manual that was just out a month ago! The previous one did not have ZL1 info in it. It's a wealth of info!
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Set it to 'WARP 9' and hang on.
...what's the fun in it if there is no risk of going sideways unexpectedly...flying by the seat of one's pants...priceless..
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:13 AM   #28
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Least we don't have to check the power steering fluid anymore!!!


It seems like they're slowly taking away all of those fluid checks...no more transmission fluid dipsticks...no more steering fluid...
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