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Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-05-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By m3bs
It’s fine on the street. It just takes a little...

It’s fine on the street. It just takes a little longer to warm up before it shifts smoothly. I made the switch because I was having some issues with quick downshifts at the end of a track session...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-04-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,364
Posted By m3bs
I put the Tremec fluid in my ZLE. Better...

I put the Tremec fluid in my ZLE. Better shifting at track temps, but worse cold on the street.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-03-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By m3bs
I doubt you will be able to mark it well enough...

I doubt you will be able to mark it well enough to do that. Front toe measurement and adjustment is pretty easy so just check and adjust as needed. Unless you do a lot of street driving vs track...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-25-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By m3bs
Sorry, no wheels. Everything is gone except a...

Sorry, no wheels. Everything is gone except a few quarts of ESP oil.
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 01-23-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By m3bs
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-23-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By m3bs
Great day at the track. 17 cars scheduled, only...

Great day at the track. 17 cars scheduled, only 12 showed up. A bit chilly and breezy, but the sun was shining all day. No better way to escape the COVID madness than a day at the track with...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 01-21-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,132
Posted By m3bs
Car has been sold

Car has been sold
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-21-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,447
Posted By m3bs
My experience with the Tremec fluid was that...

My experience with the Tremec fluid was that shifting was rather balky when cold, but smoother at track temps than stock fluid.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 01-20-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,132
Posted By m3bs
Price reduction to $57.5K. Selling to Carmax...

Price reduction to $57.5K. Selling to Carmax next week if not sold.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-17-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By m3bs
Payload on my ZLE is 723, so vehicle weight would...

Payload on my ZLE is 723, so vehicle weight would be 3884, so it would be very close with a full tank. And a few pounds for new tires and brake pads....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-17-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By m3bs
M6 ZLE, with and without driver. Sticker says ...

M6 ZLE, with and without driver. Sticker says GVWR of 4607. Never mind the date.....

Payload ratings for trucks get tricky when you are towing. Tongue load and cargo doesn’t leave much...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-11-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,765
Posted By m3bs
I’m sure the algorithm has improved. I know...

I’m sure the algorithm has improved. I know some manufacturers are also using some type of sensor to monitor condition that factors into the calculation. Don’t know about GM.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-11-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,765
Posted By m3bs
Since I’m probably one of the two (?) people who...

Since I’m probably one of the two (?) people who actually read that document referenced in post #27, here’s the big takeaway from it. Short trips are clearly the worst thing for your oil. Much...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-08-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By m3bs
Roebling Road Private Test Day

I'm helping to organize a private test day at Roebling Road on January 18th. Open track all day with a limit of 20 cars, experienced drivers only. Passing with signal only. $250.

Unfortunately,...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-08-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,765
Posted By m3bs
The OLM seems to be pretty smart. Mine went from...

The OLM seems to be pretty smart. Mine went from 100% to zero in just four track days, or about 500 miles. I'd trust what it says.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-05-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,769
Posted By m3bs
We put both cars on the scales while we were at...

We put both cars on the scales while we were at the track. My ZLE was 3830 and the GT500 was about 4200. Both with just over half tank of fuel, no drivers.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-04-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,769
Posted By m3bs
I attended an event in September at Roebling Road...

I attended an event in September at Roebling Road Raceway with a ZLE, a ZL1 (on SC3 non R), and a base GT500. Three stock cars on track at the same time, 3 different drivers. ZL1 was 1.5 seconds...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 01-03-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,769
Posted By m3bs
That one generated a 300+ post thread of...

That one generated a 300+ post thread of discontent on the Mustang forum. Most of his comments about consumables apply to the ZLE as well, though.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-30-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,769
Posted By m3bs
I’d like to see a test of average lap time over...

I’d like to see a test of average lap time over 10 laps, simulating a typical run session at a HPDE type event. That would be a test of real world performance, not just a one-lap wonder. Can...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 12-28-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By m3bs
https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=58...

https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=582575
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-26-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,798
Posted By m3bs
I haven’t tried it in the Camaro yet, but in my...

I haven’t tried it in the Camaro yet, but in my VW, pulling the e-brake button while moving results in a full ABS stop, not just rear brakes.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-26-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,662
Posted By m3bs
Congrats. If mine doesn’t sell, I may be back to...

Congrats. If mine doesn’t sell, I may be back to VIR to come play along with you. We can do a side-by-side Garnet vs. Cherry comparison.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-26-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,986
Posted By m3bs
I looked at the Futura but was concerned about...

I looked at the Futura but was concerned about durability of the lifting mechanism. I went with the 18’ Aluma tilt with the ramps and rear stands. ZLE drives right on. BMW race car still needs...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 12-24-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,132
Posted By m3bs
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 12-17-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,132
Posted By m3bs
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 12-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,132
Posted By m3bs
Yes it is. I'll send you contact info in a PM.

Yes it is. I'll send you contact info in a PM.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 12-06-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By m3bs
I suppose those F16s taking off across the street...

I suppose those F16s taking off across the street meet 96 dB......... I ran there shortly after the track was built.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 11-20-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,519
Posted By m3bs
Doesn’t the 1LE also add cooling for oil, trans...

Doesn’t the 1LE also add cooling for oil, trans and diff?
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-13-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By m3bs
This is the only thing I miss about dropping my...

This is the only thing I miss about dropping my newspaper subscription.....
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 11-11-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,570
Posted By m3bs
I was able to check off a bucket list item by...

I was able to check off a bucket list item by driving the Nurburgring several years ago. Although I had more track experience than most of the drivers in my group, I was clearly at a disadvantage to...
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