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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-16-2018, 11:44 PM
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Posted By doc7000
Not a pretty car that is for sure.

Not a pretty car that is for sure.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-16-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 212,615
Posted By doc7000
No good rumors as in we don't know anything about...

No good rumors as in we don't know anything about it except that it exist, the 4.2L Cadillac motor is a Cadillac exclusive. Even if that ends up changing that particular block won't scale up to 5.5L...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-16-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 212,615
Posted By doc7000
There are no good rumors of the upcoming mid...

There are no good rumors of the upcoming mid engine performance car from GM, there certainly are no good engine rumors around.

That third party list created and leaked some time ago wasn't...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-31-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,428
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Posted By doc7000
They also like to include discounts that not...

They also like to include discounts that not everyone qualify for which I really don't like it when they do that. When you can't get a $2,000 discount because you drive the same vehicle of the one...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-30-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 212,615
Posted By doc7000
The Mustang is out selling the Challenger and...

The Mustang is out selling the Challenger and Camaro with the Camaro coming in second place.

However on the talk of why do an MCE that is simple as you do one even if you are winning the sales...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 05-05-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
Zora has been dead for a long time and Tadge is...

Zora has been dead for a long time and Tadge is in charge of the program today, so they choices being made are based on what Tadge wants and not what Zora wants.

The Corvette isn't the limiting...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 05-02-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,682
Posted By doc7000
.94 gs on the skid pad is really good for 1985...

.94 gs on the skid pad is really good for 1985 tire technology, I can see why the Iroc Z is the 3rd generation Camaro to have.
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-30-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,682
Posted By doc7000
This is my opinion on the subject as well, why...

This is my opinion on the subject as well, why run the name potentially into the ground just to make a buck when in the long term there is more value in a brand as long as it is maintained.
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-28-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
The Corvette is going mid engine because this is...

The Corvette is going mid engine because this is where tadge wanted to take the car and not because of the Camaro.
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-28-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
A 5.4L DOHC engine won't necessarily be lighter...

A 5.4L DOHC engine won't necessarily be lighter then the LT4 which is about 530 pounds not to mention won't necessarily produce 540BHP. The old LT5 engine was about 600 pounds so if you want them to...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-24-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
You may be shocked as to how much weight or a...

You may be shocked as to how much weight or a lack there of can overcome power on a race track. After all the 900BHP Porsche 918 was recently bested at the ring by the 520BHP Porsche 911 GT3 RS. That...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-24-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
COPO cars were not normal production cars,...

COPO cars were not normal production cars, someone could have ordered a Z/28 Camaro with the ZL1 aluminum 427 engine in it for example. This is why I don't count those cars, from my understanding and...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-23-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
For the first generation Camaro the Z/28 was the...

For the first generation Camaro the Z/28 was the most expensive Camaro out there (sans some COPO cars). In later generations of Camaro the Z/28 was either the top V-8, the only V-8, or under the SS...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-23-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
My proposed Z/28 will perform near and on some...

My proposed Z/28 will perform near and on some tracks faster then the ZL1 1LE car. My proposed Z/28 would likely come in at under 3,600 pounds which at 535BHP would smoke the SS 1LE on every track,...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-23-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,519
Posted By doc7000
There is certainly a slot between the $45,000 SS...

There is certainly a slot between the $45,000 SS 1LE and the $65,000 ZL1 Camaro.... take the standard SS Camaro at $37,000 and give it the ZL1's 1LE package and. Add $9,000 to the price tag to get...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-22-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
On a roll race AWD is a liability and not an...

On a roll race AWD is a liability and not an asset, the DCT transmission along with gearing is why the ZR1 Corvette lost in that race. The car that holds the ring lap time record is a RWD and rear...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-16-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
There is a much more complicated answer to the...

There is a much more complicated answer to the question of why not just stop at 300BHP and take away weight. Things that sell are things like bigger numbers and more space, after all in the US the...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-15-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
After the first half second? more like after the...

After the first half second? more like after the first .00000001 second it pulls away from everything.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-10-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 212,615
Posted By doc7000
People really give no credit to how fast both the...

People really give no credit to how fast both the 2.0T and V-6 Camaro really is, hell people probably don't give the 2.0T Camaro enough credit against the EB Mustang.

Motor Trends test of the...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-09-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
On the official press release the weight was...

On the official press release the weight was stated as being 3,560 to 3,618 pounds (I would guess base car with either 7 speed manual or 8 speed auto).
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-06-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,087
Posted By doc7000
He is saying that the BRZ is RWD and not AWD......

He is saying that the BRZ is RWD and not AWD... not that the BRZ shouldn't be AWD.
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 04-06-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
They really are not setting power levels based on...

They really are not setting power levels based on any competitor as the Viper is gone, now they are chasing records at this point so why not 800BHP in a Vette (the after market already does it).
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 03-29-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
The ACR Viper hit a 7:01, it probably would have...

The ACR Viper hit a 7:01, it probably would have broken 7 minutes on two occasions however on the first run that was running good they got a flat tire and on the second try they were short on time...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 03-29-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
There won't be a 5.5L version of this engine, the...

There won't be a 5.5L version of this engine, the bore spacing is even smaller then that of the Coyote engine so realistically speaking 4.5L is the largest displacement this engine will see.

The...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-27-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 196,035
Posted By doc7000
If they do another Z/28 I would really like to...

If they do another Z/28 I would really like to see that tremec DCT offered in it as an option.

http://www.tremec.com/index.php

It can handle 664ft-lbs of torque up to 9,000rpms and 7 speeds, I...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-27-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 196,035
Posted By doc7000
Here is the thing, there was a prototype car...

Here is the thing, there was a prototype car which had ZL1 body work along with ceramic brakes and narrower tires then the ZL1 Camaro.

If there is a Z/28 in the works then that mule was the Z/28...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 03-22-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,941
Posted By doc7000
Here is the issue with that, that 4.2TT engine is...

Here is the issue with that, that 4.2TT engine is the same weight as the LT4 (I know they say that its lighter but they say it is 529 pounds and the LT4 was stated as being around 529 pounds so what...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 03-20-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 83,113
Posted By doc7000
I remember posting in another thread about the...

I remember posting in another thread about the gearing differences between the Camaro 1LE and the Mustang GT which really made this 1 mile drag race pointless as the winner was pretty obvious (but...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-19-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 196,035
Posted By doc7000
Dont confuse 0-60 with total performance as some...

Dont confuse 0-60 with total performance as some of these cars have AWD systems and launch well which makes 0-60 a terrible metric to compare the two.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-14-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 196,035
Posted By doc7000
If we look at the current Camaro lineup the only...

If we look at the current Camaro lineup the only models with a wing like that are convertibles and the SS model. If this is carried through then it would suggest that the SS Camaro will retain the 6...
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