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Forum: Z/28 Discussions Yesterday, 03:11 PM
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Posted By shaffe
I thought we established the / was dropped from...

I thought we established the / was dropped from the Z/28 after 1969 but the 70 and 71 cars were still true to the original essence of the RPO but the emblem had changed to Z28



I agree but...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By shaffe
I thought it was that it wouldn't pass cold start...

I thought it was that it wouldn't pass cold start emissions but either way they tried to go big power NA and it didn't work for whatever reason
Forum: Z/28 Discussions Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,810
Posted By shaffe
That's what I thought which is why I don't buy...

That's what I thought which is why I don't buy the real Z/28s have slashes and GM knowingly removed the / because a Z28 isnt the same as a Z/28.

People conveniently leave the 70 and 71 out of it,...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
OK I see where you are coming from. I guess for...

OK I see where you are coming from. I guess for me since they haven't really ever done it in the past it's not that big of a deal for me.




Well I believe at the time we saw that head to head...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-21-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
While I would normally agree it sounds like...

While I would normally agree it sounds like something somebody would say if they knew they were going to lose but it's something they have never done.

Ford to my knowledge has never posted lap...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 01-21-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By shaffe
The days of big power NA engines is done. They...

The days of big power NA engines is done. They tried to go 600+ NA in the Z06 and couldn't pass emissions with it.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-21-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,683
Posted By shaffe
yes the Z/28 has always been NA. The 5th Gen ZL1...

yes the Z/28 has always been NA. The 5th Gen ZL1 was originally going to be called Z/28, but it was eventually decided against because of the supercharged engine.
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 01-21-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,810
Posted By shaffe
Didn't the badging on the 70 and 71 Z cars drop...

Didn't the badging on the 70 and 71 Z cars drop the slash IIRC? I know that GM people have said there is a difference between a slash and non slash but I am pretty sure the 70 and 71 cars had no...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-21-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Right, but I also believe there is no video of...

Right, but I also believe there is no video of said GT350R lap time
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-21-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 559
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Posted By shaffe
Not that I am aware of, but in their videos of...

Not that I am aware of, but in their videos of the Hellcat and Mustang where they have acheived the fastest times, have been at Great Lakes Dragway, in Union Grove WI. that track can produce fast...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-21-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,225
Posted By shaffe
I think in order to really capture the essence of...

I think in order to really capture the essence of the original pony car you would need to get back to basics like you mentioned Doc. you would probably need something along the lines of the BRZ to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-21-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By shaffe
I gave a lot of thought to a Focus ST as my daily...

I gave a lot of thought to a Focus ST as my daily choice and absolutely loved it when I test drove it. It was so much fun in a car that was really liveable. Sometimes wish I just bit the bullet and...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-21-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,664
Posted By shaffe
This ^ people will gobble this thing up but IMO...

This ^ people will gobble this thing up but IMO it's a bit of stretch at it's price range. Lot of different vehicles in that price range
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-21-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Well this is the first time I can recall Ford...

Well this is the first time I can recall Ford ever touting a 1/4 mile time for a Mustang. Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but this is the first time I remember it. In the last 10 years I...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-18-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,125
Views: 746,355
Posted By shaffe
Long live chrome!!!! When I was younger, my pops...

Long live chrome!!!! When I was younger, my pops was restoring a 56 Chevy 210. I have had a soft spot for chrome ever since!
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-18-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Fraxum can always be counted on for real world...

Fraxum can always be counted on for real world experience, because I think he lives at Atco haha
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-18-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Some see it as a viable marketing tool, others...

Some see it as a viable marketing tool, others don't.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-18-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Did you guys not read the article or did you just...

Did you guys not read the article or did you just look at the headline? Nothing in the article comes off as its a straight line car only.

Many automakers—including Chevrolet and Fiat Chrysler...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-18-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
You may be right Blaq, but Ford has NEVER(at...

You may be right Blaq, but Ford has NEVER(at least to my knowledge and in the recent generations) published lap times. They have never used that as a markting tool like GM has. Never did it with...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-18-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
If I am taking it out of context then I see your...

If I am taking it out of context then I see your point.



Very interesting! love when you are able to chime in as a former insider on stuff like this.



also true haha. I think what really...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-17-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Haha why do you keep ignoring this statement you...

Haha why do you keep ignoring this statement you made though lol




It's because they haven't lol I told you I would give you the point about Cehvy doing more with the Camaro in that time...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-17-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Your original comment. "Point is that Chevy...

Your original comment.

"Point is that Chevy Performance wasn’t idle and accomplished far more than Ford in the intervening time (below). "

Those are your words. If you wanted to keep it just a...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-17-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,804
Posted By shaffe
Yeah and I believe I read this morning the...

Yeah and I believe I read this morning the problem with the survey was something like only 40K out of 800K responded something along those lines
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
Just relaying the message of the people my man...

Just relaying the message of the people my man lol. Go look in the ZL1 subsection and you will see plenty of people wanting a LT5 ZL1 to "respond" to the GT500



See below



Ill touch more...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-16-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,683
Posted By shaffe
I agree I think it would be awesome. I would...

I agree I think it would be awesome. I would love to see them do it.

I am sure I come off as a debbie downer. I just go by past history as my guidline and they have never stuffed the ZR-1...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-16-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By shaffe
Out of those choices, I voted Colorado but not...

Out of those choices, I voted Colorado but not diesel. Just me personally I don't get the hooplah over having a diesel engine in anything other than a heavy duty truck that your using to tow heavy...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-16-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
It could be, I might say it will be close or the...

It could be, I might say it will be close or the same.

The R only has the Carbon Fiber wheels, tires, Aerodynamics and rear seat delete over the regular 350 and its roughly 8K more than the base...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-16-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,683
Posted By shaffe
They sat out last gen, what makes you think they...

They sat out last gen, what makes you think they will do anything different this time around?
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 19,708
Posted By shaffe
But Ford/Dodge dont see any of that mark up. ...

But Ford/Dodge dont see any of that mark up. That goes all to the dealer.

I am going to hold out hope that the quote from the press release is accurate.

"As a Mustang it has to be attainable"...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-16-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,958
Posted By shaffe
This ^ Lot of tracks(Mostly IHRA) are pretty...

This ^ Lot of tracks(Mostly IHRA) are pretty slack on the rules.
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