Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Cam Motion
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Chevy Camaro vs...


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-24-2013, 04:00 PM   #35
GTAHVIT
Blessed
 
GTAHVIT's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Sonic RS MT
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Saint Augustine FL
Posts: 28,499
Fwiw.

First time i ever ran my car down the 1/4 I ran a 12.7 on street tires in the AZ heat in a manual.

And I needed a driver mod bad. Bounced the tires in first and spun em a little too much in second. Hit the rev limiter going to 4th...

Im questioning the Camaros power numbers also.
GTAHVIT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 04:19 PM   #36
VanquisherSS
Hasbin of Stock Bottom HP
 
Drives: CTS-V Coupe, 04 TT Viper
Join Date: May 2011
Location: NJ
Posts: 2,563
Agreed . I've spent far less than a 100k and I'd whoop on a GTR and I have done it. Now when the road gets twisty the game changes lol.
VanquisherSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 04:23 PM   #37
PQ
Booooosted.
 
PQ's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Supercharged SS
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Mobile, AL
Posts: 36,704
Send a message via Yahoo to PQ
Guys this is tires tires tires ...............

Hell that might be the tires you hear and not the blower. LMAO

Was Kelly Fromm driving that thing wide open. lol

__________________
PQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 05:55 PM   #38
BLACK10
 
BLACK10's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 CAMARO. 10.04@133mph, 1.4 60'
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
Posts: 4,583
Quote:
Originally Posted by VanquisherSS View Post
Agreed . I've spent far less than a 100k and I'd whoop on a GTR and I have done it. Now when the road gets twisty the game changes lol.
that wasnt a stock GTR in the vid though
BLACK10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 06:06 PM   #39
VanquisherSS
Hasbin of Stock Bottom HP
 
Drives: CTS-V Coupe, 04 TT Viper
Join Date: May 2011
Location: NJ
Posts: 2,563
Quote:
Originally Posted by BLACK10 View Post
that wasnt a stock GTR in the vid though
I know that lol, I wouldn't even bother with a stock gtr that's a waste of time for me. They are quick cars though but once they get rolling its anybody's game. I have put cars on a few 600 plus wheel gtrs. I can see their face as I'm pulling away looks something like this
VanquisherSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 06:10 PM   #40
Brettzel
 
Brettzel's Avatar
 
Drives: #null
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: #null
Posts: 335
Quote:
Originally Posted by SSE 4 2SS View Post

Yup... He finished the mile at 300 kph, or about 180 mph...

The last time I was at the Texas mile, I was doing just over 180 mph between the 1/3 mile and the 1/2 mile... Should have gone around 220 that pass, and that was on boost alone, no spray... My last licensing level was a clean pass between 205 and 220. I blew up a turbo at 180+.

Any other comments... I can post video if you like...
As long as we are going full retard and comparing a highly modified camaro like yours to a bolt on GTR.. A GTR just went 214 mph in the standing 1/2 mile, and has more left on the table.. The acceleration numbers from that run were insane.
Brettzel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 06:28 PM   #41
dekan513
chevy pride
 
dekan513's Avatar
 
Drives: 2ss/rs
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: pikeville ky
Posts: 2,139
Quote:
Originally Posted by cvp33 View Post
13.68 1/4 mile? That SS doesn't have anywhere near 640hp, not even 400.
2.5 60' is like getting out an pushing the car.
__________________

check out ky speeds fb page https://www.facebook.com/kyspeed
dekan513 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2013, 11:01 PM   #42
cvp33
America FVCK Yeah!
 
cvp33's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 CTS-V coupe
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Oak Ridge, NC
Posts: 1,047
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cornflakes'Camaro View Post
I loved every second of your run. I've ran at MIR a few times recently, but I haven't seen your 300C.

I also call BS on the qtr mile time of a 600+ car. But who knows why that happened....


Heres something that you guys might turn your head at....watch this video and pay attention....at 30-33 seconds in, theres a burnout mark that appears out of nowhere...kinda weird. There's also a Lamborghini that gets his rear diffuser/bumper ripped off at 2 mins in. (didn't mean to jack the thread)

I was at MIR for a track rental only. It was my one time there and i love that track. MIR and VMP are by far the best mid-Atlantic tracks for cars making big power that don't want to worry about track prep. I ran VMP until they started kicking me out for no cage. I didn't want to cut up my car, so a cage was never in the mix for me. Then I went to the Rock for most of my test and tune fun.
cvp33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 02:02 AM   #43
dangnplus
 
dangnplus's Avatar
 
Drives: 1LT camaro RS package
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Dallas Tx
Posts: 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cornflakes'Camaro View Post
I loved every second of your run. I've ran at MIR a few times recently, but I haven't seen your 300C.

I also call BS on the qtr mile time of a 600+ car. But who knows why that happened....


Heres something that you guys might turn your head at....watch this video and pay attention....at 30-33 seconds in, theres a burnout mark that appears out of nowhere...kinda weird. There's also a Lamborghini that gets his rear diffuser/bumper ripped off at 2 mins in. (didn't mean to jack the thread)

I was just watching that & was like WTF?!
__________________
dangnplus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 10:39 AM   #44
SSE 4 2SS
Boosted Moderator
 
SSE 4 2SS's Avatar
 
Drives: Bone Stock LS3
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kyle Tx
Posts: 14,140
Send a message via AIM to SSE 4 2SS Send a message via Yahoo to SSE 4 2SS
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brettzel View Post
As long as we are going full retard and comparing a highly modified camaro like yours to a bolt on GTR.. A GTR just went 214 mph in the standing 1/2 mile, and has more left on the table.. The acceleration numbers from that run were insane.
Yup, and John Force went over 300 in the Quarter... That acceleration was insane...

This is all semantics. I made the comparison since the GTR is a 100k car... Vs a mildly modified Camaro...

If we compare apples to apples, it's fair... If not... It's keyboard commando bench racing... Often by those with no clue... And no, that's not in any form or fashion directed at you...

You are correct that some comparisons do reach full retard... I don't hold a candle to the Hennessey GT... But in comparing to other 5th Gen Camaros, I do pretty well...

Funny thing about land speed racing... There is very little bickering... Most people help others out... I supplied an idler pulley to a guy that now holds the 5th Gen standing mile record... A set of axles to another, and got a few parts from some put my car back on the track for a pass...

We have fun and support each other... Believe me, it's hard to go that fast... If it was easy....
__________________
If the car feels like it is on rails, you are probably driving too slow. -Ross Bentley

Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

If you can turn, you ain't going fast enough...
SSE 4 2SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 02:00 PM   #45
PQ
Booooosted.
 
PQ's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Supercharged SS
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Mobile, AL
Posts: 36,704
Send a message via Yahoo to PQ
Dejavu'
__________________
PQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 02:20 PM   #46
motorhead


 
motorhead's Avatar
 
Drives: Stormtrooper
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Bartertown
Posts: 9,053
I could have sworn that I just read the same post four times in a row. Talk about trying to get your point across. Lol
motorhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 04:12 PM   #47
cvp33
America FVCK Yeah!
 
cvp33's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 CTS-V coupe
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Oak Ridge, NC
Posts: 1,047
Who's John Force?
Who's John Force?
Who's John Force?
Who's John Force?
cvp33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 07:45 PM   #48
SSE 4 2SS
Boosted Moderator
 
SSE 4 2SS's Avatar
 
Drives: Bone Stock LS3
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kyle Tx
Posts: 14,140
Send a message via AIM to SSE 4 2SS Send a message via Yahoo to SSE 4 2SS
ooops. my internet was wacked this am..
__________________
If the car feels like it is on rails, you are probably driving too slow. -Ross Bentley

Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

If you can turn, you ain't going fast enough...
SSE 4 2SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 11:13 PM   #49
PQ
Booooosted.
 
PQ's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Supercharged SS
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Mobile, AL
Posts: 36,704
Send a message via Yahoo to PQ
Quote:
Originally Posted by SSE 4 2SS View Post
ooops. my internet was wacked this am..
You took away my Dejavu' lol
__________________
PQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2013, 11:15 PM   #50
SSE 4 2SS
Boosted Moderator
 
SSE 4 2SS's Avatar
 
Drives: Bone Stock LS3
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kyle Tx
Posts: 14,140
Send a message via AIM to SSE 4 2SS Send a message via Yahoo to SSE 4 2SS
Quote:
Originally Posted by PQ View Post
You took away my Dejavu' lol
shhhh, I ban you....
__________________
If the car feels like it is on rails, you are probably driving too slow. -Ross Bentley

Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.

“If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.” Mario Andretti

If you can turn, you ain't going fast enough...
SSE 4 2SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2013, 12:04 AM   #51
PQ
Booooosted.
 
PQ's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Supercharged SS
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Mobile, AL
Posts: 36,704
Send a message via Yahoo to PQ
__________________
PQ is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.