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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 12-30-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By Inspector 17
As others have said, the stock set is really...

As others have said, the stock set is really surpringly good. I've run my car on about 10 track days now (i have 2 sets of the same stock wheels and tires) and I'm very pleased with them. Start with...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-03-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Inspector 17
I was planning on taking my car to the track so I...

I was planning on taking my car to the track so I did it pretty much per the instructions exactly. Brakes have been amazing through all my track events so far. Still on the original set and just...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-03-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,373
Posted By Inspector 17
I have about 6,000 miles on mine now and still no...

I have about 6,000 miles on mine now and still no regrets. I bought it because I wanted to take it to a couple road courses. In fully automatic it shift so fast on the track. If I want to mess around...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-01-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,701
Posted By Inspector 17
Same here...at least the part about doing it. ...

Same here...at least the part about doing it.

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad30/pforno/Camaro/NFGZL1%20Track1.jpg
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-31-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Inspector 17
I'm really impressed with the stock GYs for track...

I'm really impressed with the stock GYs for track use. I'm on my second set. I'm considering something different set for street only use because the stockers are definitely sticky and throw up a lot...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-31-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Inspector 17
Yep that sidewall was definitely pinched somehow....

Yep that sidewall was definitely pinched somehow. Maybe it got caught against a curb? I did the same thing to my brand new tire. Ended up having to trash it and buy a new one.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-30-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,122
Posted By Inspector 17
+1000 :word:

+1000 :word:
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics 10-23-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Inspector 17
Granted; no tire options for this car are cheap...

Granted; no tire options for this car are cheap by any means. But they are more affordable than say the Z06. Plus, running the same size tires means not having to reflash the ECU and worrying about...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics 10-22-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Inspector 17
Why not just run the Pirelli Winter SottoZero 3? ...

Why not just run the Pirelli Winter SottoZero 3? They come in the OEM sizes.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-18-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,122
Posted By Inspector 17
:sm0: And the fender... OMG they crack me up...

:sm0: And the fender... OMG they crack me up every time.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-18-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,588
Posted By Inspector 17
I have to agree here. I really like the look of...

I have to agree here. I really like the look of the stock wheels much better in person than I thought I would when I first saw pictures.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-17-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,295
Posted By Inspector 17
I've been going back and forth on a possible next...

I've been going back and forth on a possible next mod for my car. I want to keep it relatively stock so I'd like to stick with a bolt on that I could easily take off if needed/wanted. I have the...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-16-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,891
Posted By Inspector 17
The tire shop put a couple scratches on the...

The tire shop put a couple scratches on the inside of one of my wheels when changing a tire. Nothing you could see but I wanted to get some paint on it. I ordered a can of ACDelco G7Q WA139X touch up...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-16-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Inspector 17
Did you try some of the online GM parts...

Did you try some of the online GM parts suppliers? Generally they have parts are significant discounts compared to your local dealer.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-16-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By Inspector 17
This entire response is really well put and I...

This entire response is really well put and I completely agree. But this last statement is super important. This is a $60K plus car that you're throwing around a race course. Unless you're prepared...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-12-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,122
Posted By Inspector 17
Completely agree. There are some things that you...

Completely agree. There are some things that you don't want to be toying around with. The ZL1 didn't need any airbags but those are a really good example of something you don't want to mess with if...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-12-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By Inspector 17
Depending on the track, it can burn through some...

Depending on the track, it can burn through some fuel. For a roughly 2 mile track, I count on burning 1/3 per 20 minute session. I ran a smaller track last week and I managed about 1/4 per session....
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-12-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Inspector 17
I start a session around 28 and keep an eye on...

I start a session around 28 and keep an eye on them. This is for a road course.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-12-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,122
Posted By Inspector 17
I really enjoy watching these videos for a couple...

I really enjoy watching these videos for a couple reason. It's a great chance to see under the covers of the ZL1 without operating on my own. It's cool to see these guys just go after it without...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-12-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Inspector 17
Cosworth is awesome and so is this car. ...

Cosworth is awesome and so is this car. Definitely get it out on the track. That's really the only place where you can push it and see how great it really is. Enjoy!
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-11-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,018
Posted By Inspector 17
Has anyone tried the Power Stop PST1001 and...

Has anyone tried the Power Stop PST1001 and PST1053 Track Day pads? I run HPDE and I would like something a little more aggressive, but still not a full track only pad. I'm inclined to stick with...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-10-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By Inspector 17
I ran a road course on Friday and experienced...

I ran a road course on Friday and experienced some shifting issues as well. However, it wasn't what was documented here. I'm combing through the videos to see if it was caught. Mine was more of a...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-10-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Inspector 17
Read this... It's full of great info on...

Read this... It's full of great info on maintenance.

https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=531978
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-05-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,733
Posted By Inspector 17
I bought my helmet, gloves, shoes, socks and HANS...

I bought my helmet, gloves, shoes, socks and HANS from here: https://www.wdlracing.com. These guys were very knowledgeable. Contact them and ask a few questions.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-05-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By Inspector 17
:word: Also, as others have said the...

:word:

Also, as others have said the instructions recommend disconnecting the battery. I'm not sure why people don't want to take this quick and simple step. If it said open hood, would you skip...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-16-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,182
Posted By Inspector 17
Completely agree. Hard to argue with their...

Completely agree. Hard to argue with their consistency on the track, which is why I bought this car.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-15-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,182
Posted By Inspector 17
There are a lot of good comments in here and I'm...

There are a lot of good comments in here and I'm basically going to echo many of them. I've run these GYs on a road course and on autocross. For the abuse I put them through in both of those...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-14-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Inspector 17
If you got it mid March 2017 the there's a good...

If you got it mid March 2017 the there's a good chance it's in that window. That's a pretty early car. The process to check it is somewhat extensive. You have to get the trans temp up and then check....
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-13-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By Inspector 17
Manual says don't drove below 40F. Having driven...

Manual says don't drove below 40F. Having driven a few times in the 50s I frankly wouldn't do anything less than 50 on these tires. Not only do to risk damage to the tires you compromise traction. If...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 04-13-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Inspector 17
There was a TSB for trans overfill and one saying...

There was a TSB for trans overfill and one saying that the track level mention in the manual was an error. Check you car's build date and you may not need to do anything.
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