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Forum: Photos | Videos | Renderings Yesterday, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Lafourche1
The NUmbers are a bit Fuzzy ~<400 in US

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David is my friend. We have tracked his 911GT3 RS against my...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18,195
Views: 710,439
Posted By Lafourche1
False. I don't have access to it and don't eat...

False. I don't have access to it and don't eat it as a general rule.

TPBM is going to the track for the long weekend, coming up. My home track, this is the final event of the year.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-05-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Lafourche1
Value for comfort / performance is un-matched. ...

Value for comfort / performance is un-matched. ~$45K in the SS gets you a world class sports car. Comfortable all day long and V8 power anywhere, any time. The ZL1 has to be driven to be...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-05-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Lafourche1
I owned a 2016 Camaro 2SS 6M with MRC and now own...

I owned a 2016 Camaro 2SS 6M with MRC and now own a 2018 ZL1 10A. The ride suppleness seems to be very nearly the same with the advantage going to the seats in the ZL1. I did a 4,000+ mile trip to...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-02-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,624
Posted By Lafourche1
I had (still have) Weathertech floor mats and...

I had (still have) Weathertech floor mats and trunk mat in my 2016 Camaro SS. There are some that think the mat is too short and doesn't come up close enough to the seat. For me, they were very...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-01-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Lafourche1
+1000 I got them and had my friend install...

+1000

I got them and had my friend install them at his independent shop. Stan is a fellow track rat and daily drives (iron butt) a 2015 Z28. I hate to say it, but there are some things that you...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-30-2018, 04:05 PM
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Views: 710,439
Posted By Lafourche1
True and looking forward to cooler temps and car...

True and looking forward to cooler temps and car shows.

TPBM is washing his car this weekend.
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 10-30-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,950
Posted By Lafourche1
If you are giving out rides .....

If you are giving out rides .....
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 10-30-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,950
Posted By Lafourche1
Booked Wed - Sunday. Actually not sure if I...

Booked Wed - Sunday.

Actually not sure if I am running at NCM this year. If I do, it will be in Novice with an instructor in car. Simple reason is that I'll not be tracking my car any between...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-30-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By Lafourche1
Yeah and then smoked your tires to the cords...

Yeah and then smoked your tires to the cords doing burn-outs. Hard core.

Hope you are keeping Ronnie in-line.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-29-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,699
Posted By Lafourche1
As another 64 year old, I am glad that you picked...

As another 64 year old, I am glad that you picked the faster white color.


It is hard to explain to people how good this car is.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-26-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,034
Posted By Lafourche1
I have the tow hook installed and I have decals...

I have the tow hook installed and I have decals of the tracks that I've run at, running down the left fender. I also have a NASA log book and numbers that stay in the car (I know where they are at...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-22-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,045
Posted By Lafourche1
RTO 9513 Rear Drive Twin Screw Over...

RTO 9513

Rear Drive
Twin Screw
Over driven
950 pound feet of torque
13 forward gear ratios.

Best to shift not using the clutch.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18,195
Views: 710,439
Posted By Lafourche1
True - Can't stand the stuff. TPBM will wax...

True - Can't stand the stuff.

TPBM will wax one of his vehicles this weekend.
Forum: USA - Florida 10-18-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Lafourche1
We had a week or so of light bugs in...

We had a week or so of light bugs in mid-September. In my travels north, through Louisiana into Arkansas, last week we didn't hit many at all. We've had a very warm September and October with more...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,772
Posted By Lafourche1
My '16 Camaro SS was a 6 speed and my '18 ZL1 is...

My '16 Camaro SS was a 6 speed and my '18 ZL1 is the 10A. First automatic, performance car that I've ever owned (~50 years). The A10 makes the stop, stop and some go drive to work much easier. At...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-16-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,688
Posted By Lafourche1
I found the clutch on my 2016 2SS to be very...

I found the clutch on my 2016 2SS to be very good. Much better than the 1952 Chevy 3100 that I learned to drive on. In fact I found the SS clutch to be among the top 3 or so that I've ever owned. ...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-16-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,098
Posted By Lafourche1
I average in the 4-6MPG while I am on the track. ...

I average in the 4-6MPG while I am on the track. The 2016 Camaro SS that I had before was a real economy car and returned 6-8MPG (miles per gallon) when I was tracking it.

Roughly one or two...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-02-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,336
Posted By Lafourche1
According to Al O, any bolt-on will void your...

According to Al O, any bolt-on will void your warranty. He specifically mentioned a CAI. I am fairly sure that doing a CAI and headers would cook your warranty to a crisp.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-01-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,872
Posted By Lafourche1
I will try to answer. I apologize, in advance,...

I will try to answer. I apologize, in advance, for some the vague answers.

To be straight about the answer, it is no, you do not need to do a pre-track inspection before each track session. Now...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-01-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By Lafourche1
As noted earlier, a quick double clutch will...

As noted earlier, a quick double clutch will work, too. I found that easiest on my 2016 M6 SS.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-01-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,591
Posted By Lafourche1
I will just point out that there was a fatality...

I will just point out that there was a fatality at NOLA Motorsports in the Wanna Go Fast 1/2 mile event there. A ~2,000HP GTR, without a full cage, went out of control at 200+ MPH. I have never...
Forum: USA - Southcentral 10-01-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Lafourche1
I am familiar with the area. I have kayaked the...

I am familiar with the area. I have kayaked the Buffalo from the Ponca "Low Water Bridge" to Kirby and on down to Pruitt. We stayed at the Arkansas Hotel in Jasper. Hot Springs will be another check...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-28-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,872
Posted By Lafourche1
Mine is both a daily and not a daily. I confess...

Mine is both a daily and not a daily. I confess that if it is raining when the garage door goes up, I will put it down and pull the Ridgeline out of the other bay. The way the weather has been...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-26-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By Lafourche1
My political platform calls for horsepower...

My political platform calls for horsepower increases for everyone. Two ZL1s in every garage.

In fairness for their hard work, all LEOs should get Wednesday night off. No exceptions. No...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-25-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,958
Posted By Lafourche1
I will add that normal track day insurance may...

I will add that normal track day insurance may not help in this event, either. There is the 10% deductible from the top. On this car that would be ~$6,000. The other part is that track day...
Forum: USA - Southcentral 09-24-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Lafourche1
While CamaroFest was cool, I need a real...

While CamaroFest was cool, I need a real vacation. Cool places with history and chances for photography.

I'll post some photos when I get back.
Forum: USA - Southcentral 09-18-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Lafourche1
Early Stages - Road Trip Planning

I am looking at taking a week long trip through Arkansas and Missouri from 10/6-10/14.

The Basics:

I-49 north to Texarkana
US 71 north to Fort Smith (may want to spend a little time here -...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-17-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,336
Posted By Lafourche1
Is your daughter going to App State? My better...

Is your daughter going to App State? My better half is a graduate of App State. Boone is a cool town.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-13-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,336
Posted By Lafourche1
Becky, I know that living north of the...

Becky,

I know that living north of the North Pole does cut into the driving season. I too, support track sessions. We are now in peak track season down here (too hot for June-August).
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