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Old 08-13-2013, 01:05 PM   #15
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I do run pedders parts on my car. Just not all of them. I have a unique driving style, more balls than brains, and have been adjusting the car accordingly.

Yea, Saturday was a real bummer. I had a preplanned family get together with family that came in from Cali. There is always next year.

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lol, it's a good place to start, lol

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Appreciate the offer Rob, but I am already working with my local install shop who's a Pedders dealer.
Great!
If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact me either way, I'm always here to help. Even if you didn't put the parts from me, i will do what i can to help.


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Jordan took second and is on Pfadt ZL spec sway bars.

The Pedders bars are excellent though, don't get me wrong.

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In the finals he did, but for the fastest laps of the event he was 3rd.

Top 10 Fastest Cars at Camaro5Fest 4
  1. 99 ....Danny Popp........34.868 -LPE/Pedders
  2. 29....Todd Rumpkey.....35.344 - Raymonds Performance
  3. 725..Jordan Priestly.....35.429 - JDP Motorsports
  4. 8......Ryan Matthews....35.516 - Detroit Speed
  5. 3......Rob Anderson......35.570 - Wretched Motorsports GTO
  6. 40....Tim Martin............35.997
  7. 17....Scott McAdams....36.761
  8. 13....Mike Rupp............36.797
  9. 54....Bryan Johnson.....37.326
  10. 5......Benjamin Parker..37.576
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Old 08-13-2013, 03:07 PM   #16
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In the finals he did, but for the fastest laps of the event he was 3rd.

Top 10 Fastest Cars at Camaro5Fest 4
  1. 99 ....Danny Popp........34.868 -LPE/Pedders
  2. 29....Todd Rumpkey.....35.344 - Raymonds Performance
  3. 725..Jordan Priestly.....35.429 - JDP Motorsports
  4. 8......Ryan Matthews....35.516 - Detroit Speed
  5. 3......Rob Anderson......35.570 - Wretched Motorsports GTO
  6. 40....Tim Martin............35.997
  7. 17....Scott McAdams....36.761
  8. 13....Mike Rupp............36.797
  9. 54....Bryan Johnson.....37.326
  10. 5......Benjamin Parker..37.576
Ah good call I didn't see this list. Danny was on fire!
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:01 AM   #17
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I am running the XA Supercars also. I love them. I am still playing with the adjustments for different events and course layouts. The best thing about them is that I can set them for the course and run all day long and then back them off at the end of the day and drive home in comfort. The ability to go back and forth between street and track is my favorite thing about them. If I could only get the driver on the same page as the suspension my car would be fast....
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:13 PM   #18
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In the finals he did, but for the fastest laps of the event he was 3rd.

Top 10 Fastest Cars at Camaro5Fest 4
  1. 99 ....Danny Popp........34.868 -LPE/Pedders
  2. 29....Danny Popp.....35.344 - Raymonds Performance
  3. 725..Jordan Priestley.....35.429 - JDP Motorsports
  4. 8......Ryan Matthews....35.516 - Detroit Speed
  5. 3......Rob Anderson......35.570 - Wretched Motorsports GTO
  6. 40....Tim Martin............35.997
  7. 17....Scott McAdams....36.761
  8. 13....Mike Rupp............36.797
  9. 54....Bryan Johnson.....37.326
  10. 5......Benjamin Parker..37.576
That time was actually run by Danny in Bruce's car... Todd was running 36's when he was driving... Danny is an awesome driver and that accounts for a lot; he'd probably have run a 34.XX in my car. When it came down to it we finished 2nd to Danny in a 100% street car with a stock long block and half the money invested vs. an LS7 making 100 HP more. I was happy with that result and in all honesty my car is easier to drive.

I just noticed T.Bone made the list also! With Danny driving!

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Old 08-20-2013, 10:45 PM   #19
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YUP, my CAR is fast!

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Old 08-21-2013, 07:43 PM   #20
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YUP, my CAR is fast!

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It sure is! I witnessed the run with Danny driving! Says a lot for what you've done to your Camaro Tim! Good job! That's why I'm always bugging you for advice about setup!
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:46 AM   #21
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YUP, my CAR is fast!

T.
I was 2 tenths behind Danny in T.Bones Camaro and it really does work well!! Next year your wrist will be in better shape and you'll show us how it's done!!!

T.Bone is good people!

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Old 08-22-2013, 12:07 PM   #22
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The Supercars are the single best improvement I've made to my car.

If I could only make one modification to a Camaro, it would be a set of Pedders Supercars.
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Old 08-22-2013, 01:45 PM   #23
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T.Bone is good people!
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Old 09-23-2013, 02:06 PM   #24
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I do run pedders parts on my car. Just not all of them. I have a unique driving style, more balls than brains, and have been adjusting the car accordingly.

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Old 09-23-2013, 10:38 PM   #25
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Too true but shhh.

Testing is right around the corner. OCT 12,13 at RA and I am thinking of doing Autobahn CC on the 14th to round out the season.

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Old 09-23-2013, 10:51 PM   #26
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Too true but shhh.

Testing is right around the corner. OCT 12,13 at RA and I am thinking of doing Autobahn CC on the 14th to round out the season.

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Have fun, that sounds like a perfect trifecta and will do some damage to those brakes and tires....LOL That Carousel is hard on the driver's front tire...
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Well guys, I took the plunge and got the Supercar coilovers, rear bar and bushings. Right out of the gate, this Camaro was on rails. What a freakin' blast!

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=319606
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:55 AM   #28
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Well guys, I took the plunge and got the Supercar coilovers, rear bar and bushings. Right out of the gate, this Camaro was on rails. What a freakin' blast!

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=319606
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I was stricken by a serious case of Track Fever ever since my maiden voyage to Thunderhill Raceway. The cure was to upgrade my machine with some new Pedders go-fast goodies...

Pedders Supercar Coilovers
32mm 1LE Rear Sway Bar
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Pete worked closely with my local shop throughout the install and to ensure that they made the proper settings for the dampers. I gave it an aggressive track/street alignment with -2.2 degrees front camber, and -1.1 degrees rear. We dropped the front 1/2" and the rear 1", per Pete's recommendation. Although the set up was optimized for handling and not looks, the stance is fantastic- aggressive looking but not so low that it's impractical. No issues so far with speed bumps or driveways.

Other than the suspension upgrades and the Motul 600 high temp brake fluid, my 1LE is stock down to the Goodyear F1 G2's. Alright, enough of the boring details, do you want to hear about how it did on the track?

One word - Nirvana. Wow, did this car perform with such grace and balance. I drove both Saturday and Sunday at Buttonwillow Raceway, configuration 13 counter-clockwise. I ran in the high-intermediate group against a number of very fast cars, including a Z06, some M3's and a Porsche GT3 RS.

I have to say that the stock 1LE handles amazingly well, but if you'd like to get rid of that last bit of understeer at the limit, reduce dive and body roll, this set up is a bulls-eye. The spring rate is surprisingly soft and the dampers are very smooth. The car is easy to drive near the limit and comfortable to catch when you overdrive it.

By the second day, I was posting some of the fastest laps in my group, with a best of 2:05.79. Not bad for a 3,850 pound car on this technical track! I ended up playing tag with the GT3 RS, as we were pretty evenly matched most laps. However, the trophy went to the bowtie as my Camaro's fastest lap was a full second faster than the Porsche's best effort.

Here was one of my favorite laps, not my fastest but I had a lot of fun chasing down the Porsche and others...



The weekend was not without drama and some comedy, as I did have a couple of off-track excursions as you will see in final the picture below. That's my instructor behind me studying my line, I guess I couldn't take the pressure I had an absolute blast! I'm hoping to return to Buttonwillow again October 19 -20, hope some of you guys can join me.
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