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Old 08-01-2013, 08:12 AM   #295
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The ducts were awesome, it was really hot and I was braking deep into corners without issues. Was really surprised how well they worked. The last session I did about 6-7 laps all out, no traffic, with pads that were already touching the wear indicator spring. I got them to smell pretty bad towards the end but never lost output. Laptimes were awesome too so I gave it all I had that day.

I wish I could make camaro fest but my two kids are too young for that long a drive, daughter got sick too. Really bummed out but I am optimistic bout next year. You guys will have a blast with the camaro engineers there and the Z/28 will set the forums on fire. Pictures dont do it justice, same goes for the 14 1LEs, very sharp.
Is there a DIY for those ducts?
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Old 08-04-2013, 12:28 AM   #296
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I don't think so and I was thinking of doing one but honestly, its not that hard to do once you get the parts. Here are quick steps.

1) Take wheel liners out, 10 minutes.
2) Take front fascia off, 10 minutes
3) Cut radiator baffle at the edges where there are square portions by using a cardboard template, which matches the bumper ducts you purchase ($14 per part). Move the template as high up as possible on those.
4) River bumper ducts.
5) Attach about 3-4ft of duct hose and install wheel liners and fascia back on.
6) Zip tie duct to edge of wheel liner as in the picture I showed.
7) Put door trim on inner front link hard point (where the bushing is attached). This will protect duct from getting cut.
8) route hose up the front link using zipties/hose clamps and sneak it around so that the wheel doesn't touch it at full lock. use hose clamps with heater hose underneath on the link to prevent zip ties from sliding up and down the link as the suspension moves.
9) Fab up a small Aluminum bracket (square tube) to point the outlet into rotor hat as good as possible.








FULL LOCK, I don't drive with full lock anymore though
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Old 08-06-2013, 05:34 PM   #297
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The ducts were awesome, it was really hot and I was braking deep into corners without issues. Was really surprised how well they worked. The last session I did about 6-7 laps all out, no traffic, with pads that were already touching the wear indicator spring. I got them to smell pretty bad towards the end but never lost output. Laptimes were awesome too so I gave it all I had that day.

I wish I could make camaro fest but my two kids are too young for that long a drive, daughter got sick too. Really bummed out but I am optimistic bout next year. You guys will have a blast with the camaro engineers there and the Z/28 will set the forums on fire. Pictures dont do it justice, same goes for the 14 1LEs, very sharp.
I agree. The Z/28 is HOT!



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Is there a DIY for those ducts?
It was good to see you at the FEST. T-Bone and Becky too. Who did I miss?

Who is headed to C5FEST V in Houston Texas?
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Old 08-06-2013, 06:39 PM   #298
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I agree. The Z/28 is HOT!





It was good to see you at the FEST. T-Bone and Becky too. Who did I miss?

Who is headed to C5FEST V in Houston Texas?
It was good to see you too Pete! Oh, and the hug from the Pedders girl was a real highlight too! Too early to tell for sure but I AM planning on attending Fest V! Can't wait to improve my Camarocross skills!
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It was good to see you too Pete! Oh, and the hug from the Pedders girl was a real highlight too! Too early to tell for sure but I AM planning on attending Fest V! Can't wait to improve my Camarocross skills!
You mean this one?

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Lol, looks like pete was collectin' some dirt at the fest.
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Lol, looks like pete was collectin' some dirt at the fest.


Mostly on SS Mike and T-Bone
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Old 08-13-2013, 09:27 PM   #302
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You mean this one?

Yup! Notice I was the only one in all the pics on Pedders Facebook that made her raise her leg!
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Old 08-14-2013, 10:07 AM   #305
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When is the next one?? please do it at Mid-Ohio...... soon.....
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Old 10-04-2013, 06:00 PM   #308
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I wouldn't mind another Gingerman track day although Mid Ohio is on my short list too! I just ordered the Pedder's FE4 sway bar upgrade and thinking about some other goodies so I'll be ready by next Spring to have some fun! Hopefully keep up with the intermediate group like tlstwin and TBone!
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