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Old 01-25-2011, 06:05 PM   #43
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:09 PM   #44
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That is going to look AWESOME.
I'm getting them installed Thursday evening. Then I'm off to Daytona to see the Continental Tire 200 on Friday! Camaros, Mustards, RX8s... etc on the roadcourse! Then Saturday the 24 hours of Daytona begins!

I'll post up video of the CT race sometime over the weekend.
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:50 PM   #45
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Just curious... does the air going thru that hose go at enough velocity to be more effective than the air blocked from underneath by the supply hose?
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:54 PM   #46
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+1 i hate the fact that some people think that just because our cars are V6's that somehow we are inferior and aren't worthy of any time and attention. If that were really true than how would you explain some four bangers beating V8's on the 1/4 mile and making enough power to make any V8 guy jealous. just because our cars are V6's doesn't mean that our cars don't deserve any attention.
I think you are being oversensitive... the Camaro 6 cyl is what YOU wanted. It's a great car that represents great value! Just don't over do the bolt on, tape on stuff. And DO NOT tint winddows yourself!
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:59 PM   #47
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Just curious... does the air going thru that hose go at enough velocity to be more effective than the air blocked from underneath by the supply hose?
I hope so. This install isn't finished yet. I intend to add "dams" to the space between the splitter (removed ATM) and facia to help with the ram effect in the tube. Same deal for the intake duct (as yet not installed) which will basically box in the area. You'll see when I get time to remove the front facia for the mods.

We're in our "season" now at work so I gotta make the $$$ while it lasts! LOL! I intent to do a track day in Feburary to test some of these mods so I should be done before then.
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Old 01-26-2011, 07:42 PM   #48
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OK... here's the beef! LOL! Sorry for the quality. Best I could do in the waning light.



The tires are about 1.7" shorter at 26.7" on the ground. Front is 0.1" taller though it looks like more. The difference in size does change the speedo.

VS my GPS, stock was :
ind 70=68
after the tire change:
ind 70=65

Roughly translated, that equals a gearing change to a 3.42...

I need to finish scrubbing the tires in but, initial impressions are positive! They are quieter than the PZeros and they seem to track better with my alignment specs. They are also quite a bit lighter.

Unsprung Weight savings are very good!
Wheels:
Front OE = 30.3 TSW = 24.0
Rear OE = 32.0 TSW = 24.5
Tires:
Front PZero = 32.0 V12s = 27.0
Rear PZero = 36.0 V12s = 31.0
Savings :
Front = 22.6 LBS
Rear = 25.0 LBS

Total savings = 47.6 LBS!

And a couple more pics:



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Old 01-26-2011, 07:53 PM   #49
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OK... here's the beef! LOL! Sorry for the quality. Best I could do in the waning light.



The tires are about 1.7" shorter at 26.7" on the ground. Front is 0.1" taller though it looks like more. The difference in size does change the speedo.

VS my GPS, stock was :
ind 70=68
after the tire change:
ind 70=65

Roughly translated, that equals a gearing change to a 3.42...

I need to finish scrubbing the tires in but, initial impressions are positive! They are quieter than the PZeros and they seem to track better with my alignment specs. They are also quite a bit lighter.

Unsprung Weight savings are very good!
Wheels:
Front OE = 30.3 TSW = 24.0
Rear OE = 32.0 TSW = 24.5
Tires:
Front PZero = 32.0 V12s = 27.0
Rear PZero = 36.0 V12s = 31.0
Savings :
Front = 22.6 LBS
Rear = 25.0 LBS

Total savings = 47.6 LBS!

And a couple more pics:


THAT LOOKS GREAT...........and that weight savings is unbelievable. That is a ton of unsprung weight. Like dropping over 470 lbs of stationary weight.

Keep us informed of how you do.
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:00 PM   #50
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Your car looks AWESOME! Do you have any more pics of the car with the spoiler?
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:48 PM   #51
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THAT LOOKS GREAT...........and that weight savings is unbelievable. That is a ton of unsprung weight. Like dropping over 470 lbs of stationary weight.

Keep us informed of how you do.
Thanks M8! My goal was to reduce the unsprung weight but this ended up better than I thought!

I gotta give an "Atta Boy" to Alex at "Speed Depot"! He and his crew did a great job to have everything ready to go when I got there and even helped load my OE tires in the car! Yes, you can carry 4 tires inside (but you can't see outta the passenger mirror! LOL!
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:52 PM   #52
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Your car looks AWESOME! Do you have any more pics of the car with the spoiler?
Thanks... I appreciate it!

Yea, I might have one or two photos around here somewhere...

My favorite...

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Old 01-27-2011, 03:57 AM   #53
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Thanks... I appreciate it!

Yea, I might have one or two photos around here somewhere...

My favorite...

one of mine too.
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Old 01-27-2011, 02:48 PM   #54
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Old 01-27-2011, 03:17 PM   #55
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rims look great. also love the spoiler.
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GREAT JOB TERRY!
I am almost done with a complete front splitter and belly pan. A 67" wing is on the way... if I ever get the downforce numbers I am looking for. For those that questioned the need for brake ducts, I melted a set of HP Plus in 3 hours of track time. My front rotors were about 1200 degrees. I am consistantly in the 800-900 degree range now.

My ducts are located behind the lower grill and are 4" x 8" with a 3" primary tube necked to a 2" to feed the rotors.
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