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Forum: Z/28 Discussions 08-27-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,625
Posted By doc7000
There are formulas then there is just trying to...

There are formulas then there is just trying to make something with all of the same numbers that it had in the past.

The former I agree with however the latter I disagree with....

Al stated...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-07-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,284
Posted By doc7000
It is a car that by function was beat up on...

It is a car that by function was beat up on really really hard (at least potentially) and may have some major cost related to that. For that reason alone $34,000 is just way too much money for that...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-25-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,061
Posted By doc7000
I believe the 2018 Mustang GT has a recall on...

I believe the 2018 Mustang GT has a recall on both the 6 speed manual and 10 speed auto with the manual having issues breaking shift forks.
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers 07-22-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,623
Posted By doc7000
Shouldn't you be able to get the 3LT Camaro with...

Shouldn't you be able to get the 3LT Camaro with either the 2.0T and 3.6 engines? or have they made 3LT content a V-6 only option?.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-05-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 279,425
Posted By doc7000
That is what Challengers do when you put them on...

That is what Challengers do when you put them on a race track, they got off of it..... then the driver gets a red eye.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-02-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 279,425
Posted By doc7000
There is a performance reason, they don't expect...

There is a performance reason, they don't expect someone driving a BMW 7 series with a V-12 to push that engine as hard as someone with a 1LE Camaro. They expect people to drive them around in a...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-28-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 279,425
Posted By doc7000
Looking at the pictures of the LT 1LE Camaro and...

Looking at the pictures of the LT 1LE Camaro and I see something that I really like, though if I were to go that route it would be the V-6 and not the 2.0T. The 2.0T would be the lighter car with...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-27-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 279,425
Posted By doc7000
The platform was an overhaul, the styling (which...

The platform was an overhaul, the styling (which I loved) wasn't that different from the 5th generation. The platform was a huge step up from the Zeta platform and the 7th generation Camaro will sit...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-16-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 71,551
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: 2,757
Views: 279,425
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: 2,757
Views: 279,425
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: 2,757
Views: 279,425
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: 2,757
Views: 279,425
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: 7,733
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: 61
Views: 8,598
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: 61
Views: 8,598
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: 7,733
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: 7,733
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: 7,733
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: 7,733
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: 7,733
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: 7,733
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: 7,733
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: 69
Views: 6,987
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: 69
Views: 6,987
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: 69
Views: 6,987
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: 2,757
Views: 279,425
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: 69
Views: 6,987
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: 2,705
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: 69
Views: 6,987
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).
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