Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Roto-Fab
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Search Forums


Showing results 1 to 30 of 500
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DrkPhx
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By DrkPhx
^^^ True. I get better mpg now compared to stock...

^^^ True. I get better mpg now compared to stock when hwy cruising.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By DrkPhx
Even stock these cars don't get good gas mileage,...

Even stock these cars don't get good gas mileage, so with mods (especially a cam) it can get worse depending on the tune. If you're even slightly worried about driveability and mpg and you've never...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-15-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By DrkPhx
The stock ZL1 suspension is too soft imo. I've...

The stock ZL1 suspension is too soft imo. I've used a combo of Z/28 and aftermarket parts to dial it in to my taste, but the most effective suspension mod was installing solid cradle bushings....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-10-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By DrkPhx
Get the PS4's since they're replacing the older...

Get the PS4's since they're replacing the older PSS tire. I have them and love them. Quiet, smooth and still have great traction straight line and in the twisties.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-09-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,860
Posted By DrkPhx
I had the K&N CF intake and the quality was...

I had the K&N CF intake and the quality was excellent and the hp gains were good. It does have a slightly bigger intake tract compared to others like Rotofab out there.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-05-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,175
Posted By DrkPhx
A motor just won't let go cruising around; the...

A motor just won't let go cruising around; the damage was done long before that. The issues you mention aren't LSA specific, but rather LS specific. The LSA has proven to be a stout motor that can...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-04-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,860
Posted By DrkPhx
I agree. I would pass on it as well. There are...

I agree. I would pass on it as well. There are nicer ones out there.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-01-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,954
Posted By DrkPhx
Nice copy and paste job. :) I constantly data log...

Nice copy and paste job. :) I constantly data log this car (and the same with my previous set up) and I've never seen a 160 t-stat drop ECT 20 degrees. The most I see is 6-8 degrees drop on average....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-31-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,954
Posted By DrkPhx
No issues with a 160 t-stat either.

No issues with a 160 t-stat either.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-28-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By DrkPhx
They're out there in the various FB groups and...

They're out there in the various FB groups and CTSV forums. Most of the ones are on highly modified cars.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-28-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By DrkPhx
Best to always measure push rods (even stock...

Best to always measure push rods (even stock ones) with a push rod checker when a new cam or heads are installed. Every aftermarket cam I've installed has a smaller base circle than stock. Incorrect...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-21-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,762
Posted By DrkPhx
Now that will be a nice package. The A10 is a...

Now that will be a nice package. The A10 is a great transmission.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-14-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By DrkPhx
Love the car, but hate the way the tips stick out...

Love the car, but hate the way the tips stick out so much. That would drive me nuts.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-14-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By DrkPhx
Driving open headers will be loud as f%^& even at...

Driving open headers will be loud as f%^& even at part throttle. I would be worried about getting pulled over. If it would were me I would wait. Or you can go to the local auto parts store and pick...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-08-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By DrkPhx
The rear end kick out is common on these cars and...

The rear end kick out is common on these cars and worse when you add more power. The best way to get rid of it is to replace the rear cradle bushings with solid ones. Probably the best suspension mod...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-06-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,801
Posted By DrkPhx
I started running Mobil 1 0W-40 5 years ago when...

I started running Mobil 1 0W-40 5 years ago when I swapped cams. The additive package is definitely better compared to their standard 5W-30. I think it's especially helpful when you run E85 on a...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-26-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By DrkPhx
Exactly. I run 2" headers, resonated cat deletes...

Exactly. I run 2" headers, resonated cat deletes and a BBK x-pipe into the stock mufflers with a ADM exhaust controller which gives a closed all times option or factory settings. I like the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-18-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,377
Posted By DrkPhx
For those testing with a good data logger, I...

For those testing with a good data logger, I would log the parameters below under the same ambient temperatures and operating conditions (same day back, before and after, back to back preferably) to...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-17-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,377
Posted By DrkPhx
I also came from the LS1 world. I had a 98 TA...

I also came from the LS1 world. I had a 98 TA with a LS2 402 hi compression stroker that ran 10's n/a with full interior and a roll bar. My friend owns the company that makes the SSRA and Mega Mouth...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-16-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,617
Posted By DrkPhx
Another old guy here.. when I retire I'm moving...

Another old guy here.. when I retire I'm moving to AZ and then I can drive it year round anytime I want. The roads there are great and there is a scenic highway between Flagstaff and Sedona the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-11-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,639
Posted By DrkPhx
You have to give to Dodge credit; they've slowly...

You have to give to Dodge credit; they've slowly increased their market share over the years using an old platform. In that regard they've made both GM and Ford rethink their strategy by extending...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-11-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,617
Posted By DrkPhx
i bought mine new on a whim after a test drive in...

i bought mine new on a whim after a test drive in August 2012. It has 37K miles on it right now. I live in MN so it's stored during Winter. Here are a few pics at the dealer.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 01-01-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By DrkPhx
Correct. I swapped to the later version years ago...

Correct. I swapped to the later version years ago when I added 2" headers. No issues.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-26-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,208
Posted By DrkPhx
I rented a 19 ss with the A10 when I was in AZ....

I rented a 19 ss with the A10 when I was in AZ. We drove from Chandler to the Grand Canyon and back. It was a pleasure. Loved the recaros. We took the scenic route back through the switch backs...
Forum: Photos | Videos | Renderings 11-08-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 50,173
Posted By DrkPhx
I don't own one, but I rented a 19 SS with the...

I don't own one, but I rented a 19 SS with the A10 over the Summer and really liked the car. Got lots of compliments.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,578
Posted By DrkPhx
Exactly right. The A10 is alone worth the price...

Exactly right. The A10 is alone worth the price of admission.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-02-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,648
Posted By DrkPhx
I have the Uniden R3 and once set up it's a great...

I have the Uniden R3 and once set up it's a great detector.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-01-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,134
Posted By DrkPhx
Lol. So true. I swapped to SS lines and Castro...

Lol. So true. I swapped to SS lines and Castro Syn DOT 4 (flushed it twice-drove it hard) on my 5th gen and the brake pedal feel is much better. I honestly feel it's more from the flushing than the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-01-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,916
Posted By DrkPhx
Stick to the LPE version and you will be fine....

Stick to the LPE version and you will be fine. Hit or miss with some of the other ones out there.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lpe-l960202012/
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-31-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,916
Posted By DrkPhx
Initially GM replaced the SC which had a solid...

Initially GM replaced the SC which had a solid isolator; not long after they switched to a grease packed spring loaded isolator. As far as I know they still use this version. Honestly I wouldn't...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.