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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-22-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By VR Baron
I keep the rear at 26 minimum on a 1/4 tank gas...

I keep the rear at 26 minimum on a 1/4 tank gas as I autocross. Don’t want rear axelboot/ axel failures.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-21-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By VR Baron
After having Pedders supercars for four years the...

After having Pedders supercars for four years the ridetechs are way better in ride and for my autocross lots surface we use way better handling. I have a bit stiffer springs but ride is great. FYI I...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-21-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By VR Baron
From lower wheel lip to fender lip, 25.75” front,...

From lower wheel lip to fender lip, 25.75” front, 26” rear. Or for my car that’s 1” drop front, 1.125” rear
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-19-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By VR Baron
Yeah, oh boy 10 hp different..lol

Yeah, oh boy 10 hp different..lol
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-19-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By VR Baron
Yeah, heavy Chevy..lol the new turbo four banger...

Yeah, heavy Chevy..lol the new turbo four banger only weighs 3350 lbs vs our 3850-3950. Love to have that for a autocross car!
I saw a jdp dyno with a Rotofab Cai on the 6th gen forum and that was...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-19-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By VR Baron
It’s hard to say what will help you with all the...

It’s hard to say what will help you with all the different factors involved. From what I see you need at least 75 rwhp to overcome the power and 200+ weight advantage they have. On a conservative...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-19-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. And With what I have clears with new mpss...

Cool. And With what I have clears with new mpss s4 tires that run wide with that rim protector. Tire only comes close to only spot on the coil itself. I have 1/8” at that point. At very slow speed...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-18-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By VR Baron
Looking at your wheel size and if you have a 285...

Looking at your wheel size and if you have a 285 tire, your clearance and offset is same as mine with my 3mm spacer. If you can fix that bolt, set camber plate in the race aggressive position for max...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-17-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By VR Baron
I don’t know.They were designed with stock tires...

I don’t know.They were designed with stock tires in mind. That said you just have to call them . I had my wheels and tires already so had to make them work . It isn’t really bad though if you don’t...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 26,696
Posted By VR Baron
More new parts added since February . First pic...

More new parts added since February . First pic is my Fith gen autocross buds at an NMCA autocross event we all do four times a year. I installed DSE adjustable swaybars but no pics though. As they...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-17-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By VR Baron
Ridetechs. Best ride for your cruising. I have...

Ridetechs. Best ride for your cruising. I have had Hotchkis springs and Pedders supercars and these are the best ride hands down. Does great for autocross and roadcourse. They have built in camber...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-12-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By VR Baron
More dirt on the filter, but still nothing to be...

More dirt on the filter, but still nothing to be worried about.a few little leaves and bugs. No water really but I am in SoCal. Rotofab been on for 16 months and doesn’t need cleaning yet. I just...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-09-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 51,924
Posted By VR Baron
Maxima ls530 or driven ls30 if you autocross or...

Maxima ls530 or driven ls30 if you autocross or race like I do. Just street I like Mobil one 5-30 extended for the better wear protection vs regular Mobil one.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-09-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By VR Baron
Stock rotors and some hawk pads are more then...

Stock rotors and some hawk pads are more then enough for the street. Drilled no good but for looks, slotted fine but not needed unless racing. I autocross a lot and run Morris 2 pc front, stock rear,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-09-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By VR Baron
Those items will help stabilize the rear. The...

Those items will help stabilize the rear. The cradle bushings help the IRS feel as part of the car in turns, not follow the cars in turns. Both really helps in autocross that I do a lot of. As to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By VR Baron
Yep. Makes for expensive fast food..lol

Yep. Makes for expensive fast food..lol
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,146
Posted By VR Baron
A lot of money for maybe small gains? Even on...

A lot of money for maybe small gains? Even on fast site they don’t claim a lot. Probably half just from the bigger throttle body. But as they say your gains may vary
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-26-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By VR Baron
I have had it on for years. First with a Halltech...

I have had it on for years. First with a Halltech Cai, now with rotofab. It seems to make for a bit smoother acceleration, and is noticeable around town when on a hot day. Not much, maybe a bit more...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-25-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By VR Baron
When they tighten the lock rings make sure they...

When they tighten the lock rings make sure they use a blunt drift or something similar. A sharpe tool can crack them, possibly.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-23-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By VR Baron
I did Pedders coilovers Year’s ago. If they...

I did Pedders coilovers Year’s ago. If they follow the instructions they shouldn’t have a problem. They do have to set the preload correctly, usually 5-10mm rear and 2-3 mm front, or whatever the bc...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-22-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,819
Posted By VR Baron
Hawk 5.0 pads, Morris two pc front and oem rear...

Hawk 5.0 pads, Morris two pc front and oem rear rotors are a great combo for street, auto x and light riadciurse duty. Pads have Low dust and no noise
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-14-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. Always wondered how that combo actually...

Cool. Always wondered how that combo actually worked.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-14-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 50,883
Posted By VR Baron
Those are the biggest you can use. I would read...

Those are the biggest you can use. I would read all on here to get input. The 5mm difference in bar size is right for reducing understeer on the street and handling. To save money you could try stock...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-11-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By VR Baron
That helps with setups and heights. Make height...

That helps with setups and heights. Make height no more then a 1-1/4” drop, or 660 mm rear max. That’s from lower wheel lip to top fender lip. Those numbers for shock settings are to stiff for the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By VR Baron
Things to be careful of that aren’t in...

Things to be careful of that aren’t in instructions to that I learned from Pete Basica back in the day.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-10-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By VR Baron
Call Angel at Pedders USA in Rancho Cucamonga,...

Call Angel at Pedders USA in Rancho Cucamonga, ca. He maybe able to get some.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-04-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By VR Baron
I do notice a bit of rub now, very low speed when...

I do notice a bit of rub now, very low speed when the wheel is turned in driveway or parking lot. Car sitting I have 1/8”.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-03-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By VR Baron
A friend I autocross with uses Hotchkis on his...

A friend I autocross with uses Hotchkis on his zl1 vert and likes them. Call Rob Byrd at Hotchkis to get his input
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-26-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. Mine ride great with all I have done.

Cool. Mine ride great with all I have done.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. I do t drive the car much anymore but -2...

Cool. I do t drive the car much anymore but -2 degrees front and -1 rear wore evenly. I have 2.4 now but for autocross and wear still good. So far.

What springs did you get? Per Jdp For autocross...
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