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Old 11-13-2011, 10:44 PM   #3231
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I like your painter. And your packer.
Maybe I have a new career at ups??? Can't take credit for the paint.

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Wish I had something to install...:(


.... I just put in a new faucet.. does that count..
Brother... You have to get you one of these when you get the ZL1..

Holy $#!t.. I can't believe I waited this long to get this installed....

the difference is unreal...

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...at least the drip is fixed and the wife is off my back...


Wonder how that MGW install is going...


It is not difficult at all. there are a couple sticky points but really it's pretty straight forward. even the last step of leveling the shifter isn't difficult. Just check for clearance and you are good to go.

I had the old shifter out in less than a hour taking my time... About that time a friend came over and we had the MGW on in about the same time.

with us watching and rewatching MGW's video's I'd saw we took 2.5 hours to get it done.

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You think he got his hand stuck up in there?

Poor Chris....all alone in the garage...attached to his car....
My right hand is definitly more connedted to the car now... It really is sweet. My buddy has the factory hust and he says the MGW is smoother, and more positive feeling. He said the springs in the MGW are stronger also.

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Hmmmm hope the MGW isn't causing problems... May need to call in IRPQ to help...
Took it for a test drive, got some dinner and put the kiddos to bed. All is well.

You really need one of these.

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Are those Cobra maneuvers though? It looks more like they're full-throttling it straight upwards... mimicking a rocket...
keep watching the back flip is cool because it rotates around the pitch axis.. not a "roll" maneuver The only aircraft that can do that.
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:45 PM   #3232
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yeah, the 22 in that vid looks like he's just doing a vertical climb as opposed to what looks to be a dogfight maneuver to get in behind a tailing opponent.
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:47 PM   #3233
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:50 PM   #3234
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Congrats, Chris!! MGW is also adjustable, isn't it?


Gotta love thrust-vectoring!! Gives a whole new level of control to just about anything that used to rely on separate systems to adjust course.

I tried to explain this to my middle school kids with regards to rockets...but they just couldn't wrap their minds around it.
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:51 PM   #3235
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here's a good cobra video


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keep watching the back flip is cool because it rotates around the pitch axis.. not a "roll" maneuver The only aircraft that can do that.
not anymore
have you seen the MiG-29?
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:53 PM   #3236
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that's a backflip. see my last first video

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Congrats, Chris!! MGW is also adjustable, isn't it?


Gotta love thrust-vectoring!! Gives a whole new level of control to just about anything that used to rely on separate systems to adjust course.

I tried to explain this to my middle school kids with regards to rockets...but they just couldn't wrap their minds around it.
don't seem that hard... for added directional control, you just point the engines in a new direction along with moving the aerodynamic control surfaces
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:55 PM   #3237
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Congrats, Chris!! MGW is also adjustable, isn't it?


Gotta love thrust-vectoring!! Gives a whole new level of control to just about anything that used to rely on separate systems to adjust course.

I tried to explain this to my middle school kids with regards to rockets...but they just couldn't wrap their minds around it.
No, the MGW has a 30% throw reduction, but not adjustable. However it is a complete shifter replacement. No rattle no noise, no heat. perfect.



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not anymore
have you seen the MiG-29?
Silly russians....
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Old 11-13-2011, 10:56 PM   #3238
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No, the MGW has a 30% throw reduction, but not adjustable. However it is a complete shifter replacement. No rattle no noise, no heat. perfect.
Awesome!!
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don't seem that hard... for added directional control, you just point the engines in a new direction along with moving the aerodynamic control surfaces
Yup. I know that. Now try to explain it to a bunch of 13 years olds who just a week before learned that thrust doesn't really push a rocket UP...it fires out down...causing an opposite reaction per Newton's third law of motion. THAT blew their minds.
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Old 11-13-2011, 11:00 PM   #3239
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Yup. I know that. Now try to explain it to a bunch of 13 years olds who just a week before learned that thrust doesn't really push a rocket UP...it fires out down...causing an opposite reaction per Newton's third law of motion. THAT blew their minds.
i just had a great practical hands-on application that should help them grasp the concept, but there are probably 1000 fire & safety codes it would violate

and let's face it, not everybody (especially American kids today) is cut out to be a physicist
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Old 11-14-2011, 12:56 AM   #3240
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you see my latest fail yet?
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=182225
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Old 11-14-2011, 08:36 PM   #3241
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Brother... You have to get you one of these when you get the ZL1..

Holy $#!t.. I can't believe I waited this long to get this installed....

the difference is unreal...
My next weekend Camaro loaner will be a stick... I want to drive a stock one around for a few days so I can compare to the ZL1 which is supposed to have a sorter throw... Then we'll see what the aftermarket has...

Boy I've been missing out w/ the L99...
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:46 PM   #3242
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i guarantee it won't be 30% shorter. after i put my RSD shifter in last year, it was night & day difference. the stock one literally looks & feels like an oar to me now
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:57 PM   #3243
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There is a rumor about a new Tremec with a direct mount shifter... but not for the ZL1.
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Old 11-14-2011, 10:08 PM   #3245
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Vette owners... always setting trends...
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You think it has anything to do with their over-inflated egos?
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