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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 04-06-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Billy10mm
I used to do track days on motorcycles with plugs...

I used to do track days on motorcycles with plugs in the tires, not patches, plugs. Did a full weekend at Loudon in New Hampshire with 3 plugs in my front tire and 2 in the rear.

When they try...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 04-01-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Billy10mm
Aluminum/Metal Value Stem Caps: Beware

So I'm a stickler for having caps on valve stems. Every time I've inspected someone's failed valve, it's been due to corrosion caused by water/brine getting into a valve with no cap on it or...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-27-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Billy10mm
That was a Nikon D3 with a Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 and...

That was a Nikon D3 with a Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 and a polarizer. I did most of the shooting that day with my 70-200 2.8 though.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-26-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Billy10mm
Here's the actual picture, though link goes to...

Here's the actual picture, though link goes to full-size version.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-26-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Billy10mm
Ah, my bad. Try again.

Ah, my bad. Try again.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-26-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Billy10mm
Great ZL1/1LE Shot

When I wasn't driving this Sunday, I was shooting. Not my car (I have a 2014 SS 1LE). This belongs to one of the MSNE instructors.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/qLMrbLv3UQ3EnFBBA
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-25-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Billy10mm
The OE 1LE "wing" creates downforce at speed. ...

The OE 1LE "wing" creates downforce at speed. Not as much as the Z/28 wickerbill, but actual downforce.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-12-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By Billy10mm
Optional sun roof, yes. Seats you had 3...

Optional sun roof, yes. Seats you had 3 possibilities, factory cloth seats with a 1SS. Factory leather seats with a 2SS (what I have), and the Recaros you could get with any SS 1LE.

This one is...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-11-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By Billy10mm
Some notes: Tires are not the original...

Some notes: Tires are not the original Goodyears. The shifter and steering wheel (especially the shifter) need a good cleaning. Car was not tracked, at least not by someone fast (brakes still...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Billy10mm
Snow: Happy or Sad

I live in the greater NYC area. We heard all weekend about the winter storm going to be hitting us Sunday night into Monday morning.

As I went to bed last night and looked out the window at the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 02-15-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Billy10mm
Wonderful audio!!!

Wonderful audio!!!
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 02-07-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By Billy10mm
There couldn't possible be two more different...

There couldn't possible be two more different tires. One (the G2) is a street-legal R-comp that is crap when cold, but holds up really well to the weight of our vehicles on a track during extended...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 02-05-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By Billy10mm
I DD my 1LE. Wouldn't have it any other way. ...

I DD my 1LE. Wouldn't have it any other way. Yes, you can make it work. Life is too short to not drive something fun.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-12-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,774
Posted By Billy10mm
The OEM summer tires on a ZL1 are Goodyear Eagle...

The OEM summer tires on a ZL1 are Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar G2s. The closest competitor to this tire is the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. If you aren't breaking them loose during a test drive where...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-12-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,774
Posted By Billy10mm
I worked for ShytiGroup for 7 years at 390...

I worked for ShytiGroup for 7 years at 390 Greenwich (downtown, right off the West Side highway). Would drop the wife off at Ernst & Young in Times Square along the way. It was about an hour slower...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-11-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,774
Posted By Billy10mm
Disagree just about as much and as vigorously as...

Disagree just about as much and as vigorously as a person can possible disagree. An automatic is superior in exactly 0 ways. None. 2 hours in traffic, give me three pedals. I work in NYC and for...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-10-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Billy10mm
I don't want to record from the trunk as the...

I don't want to record from the trunk as the trunk muffles the noise (you lose a lot of the highs). I'm going to create a bracket and try to mount this securely to the same screws that mount the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-10-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,774
Posted By Billy10mm
At no point, in any situation, have I ever found...

At no point, in any situation, have I ever found myself saying, "Damn, I wish this car had an automatic transmission". This coming from someone that often spends 3+ hours commuting 25 miles (I work...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 01-10-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,732
Posted By Billy10mm
Does that mean that the oil has only been changed...

Does that mean that the oil has only been changed 3 times in 16.5 years?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-06-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Billy10mm
Will do. I'm definitely excited for this project.

Will do. I'm definitely excited for this project.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-06-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Billy10mm
Wind noise is pretty easy to defeat with a...

Wind noise is pretty easy to defeat with a Chewbaca cover:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=mic+wind+muff&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Amic+wind+muff

My cheapo...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-04-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By Billy10mm
Not warrantied by Ford. The factory will not...

Not warrantied by Ford. The factory will not cover anything that goes wrong with that setup - never. And where do I send the videos of me on the track?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 01-04-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By Billy10mm
A pump, by itself, is not a fuel system. You can...

A pump, by itself, is not a fuel system. You can have all the pressure in the fuel lines that you want, but when you tap out the injectors, that pressure means nothing.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-03-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By Billy10mm
Microphone

I want to seriously improve my autocross game next season. No, not my times, not my skill .. but my videos (I can already feel the jealousy).

I know how bad all on-camera audio is, so I had it in...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-26-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Billy10mm
My MRR228s OEM painted gloss black finish was...

My MRR228s OEM painted gloss black finish was significantly better than GM OEM painted satin black finish on my 1LE's stock wheels.

That isn't saying very much though, as the rattle-can spray...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-24-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,310
Posted By Billy10mm
That sucks dude. Sorry to hear it.

That sucks dude. Sorry to hear it.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-18-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By Billy10mm
G2s for me.

G2s for me.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-10-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By Billy10mm
Calculating it out: First gear is a 10.38 on...

Calculating it out:

First gear is a 10.38 on the SS and a 10.40 on the 1LE. Tie
Second gear is a 7.14 on the SS and a 6.96 on the 1LE. Advantage SS
Third gear is a 4.93 on the SS and a 5.1 on...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-10-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By Billy10mm
Actually, you're wrong about the 3.91s being a...

Actually, you're wrong about the 3.91s being a plus. Because of the different gearing in the 1LE transmission, the 3.91 isn't any faster than rear gear in a standard manual SS.

Scroll down to the...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-04-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By Billy10mm
Same here. The Vette was out (and after driving...

Same here. The Vette was out (and after driving one, I'm glad I made that call as I prefer my 1LE) because I couldn't take both kids. My oldest happened to have bought a Camaro as his first...
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