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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-12-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By Btrbimmer
I find the 6 piston Z06 calipers modulate better...

I find the 6 piston Z06 calipers modulate better than the stock 4 piston Brembos. I've used both with the same pad compound.

And yes, they do resist fade better and the pads last longer, mostly...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-12-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Btrbimmer
Cold pressure is really difficult to get exactly...

Cold pressure is really difficult to get exactly correct. You need to adjust through the day, and anticipate a significant fluctuation. In the morning, starting at 24 degrees, the tire may not get...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-08-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Btrbimmer
OK, I'll put a wrench on every nut and bolt! ...

OK, I'll put a wrench on every nut and bolt!

What should the rear toe be set to? Does the current setting seem reasonable?

Thanks
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-07-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Btrbimmer
Pete, I know you have said the rear needs...

Pete,

I know you have said the rear needs some toe IN for straight line stability. I assume I have enough.

I'm trying to narrow down the possible cause. Here is my list:

-Play somewhere in a...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-07-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Btrbimmer
Yes, OE Toe Links. This problem has...

Yes, OE Toe Links.

This problem has persisted after multiple alignments, so I don't believe its a result of something slipping out of adjustment.

I have a set of JPSS Caster locks up front, and...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-07-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Btrbimmer
Help! Rear suspension feels loose and unstable

Setup: '14 1LE with Eibach springs, JPSS rear Sway bar, Pegasus solid cradle mounts, Z28 bushings, Pegasus fr. camber plates and stock wheels and tires. Vehicle only has about 5000 miles, and engine...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-21-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Btrbimmer
It depends on your use case. What do you do with...

It depends on your use case. What do you do with the car? Track? Autocross?

LT Headers, High Flow cats and a good tune would be logical next steps to take advantage of the cam.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-17-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Btrbimmer
Here is a picture of mine, with the 19" wheels...

Here is a picture of mine, with the 19" wheels and 295 width tires.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 11-16-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By Btrbimmer
I'm running a 10.5" x 19", 22mm offset with...

I'm running a 10.5" x 19", 22mm offset with maximum negative camber and a 305 width Pirelli DH, which is not as wide as a street tire, because it has no rim protection. It is about a pencil thickness...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-15-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Btrbimmer
Would you mind posting some pictures of the ride...

Would you mind posting some pictures of the ride height?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-15-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By Btrbimmer
Are you installing the Z28 springs as well? ...

Are you installing the Z28 springs as well?

Any recommendations an on a source for the parts?

Thanks,

Brett
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-13-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By Btrbimmer
I'd like to have someone follow me around the...

I'd like to have someone follow me around the track and get video footage from that perspective. It would be very helpful to analyze my line.

I agree about the Grand course. It was clear that...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-10-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By Btrbimmer
ZL1 Track Video

Sorry, Stephen12ZL1 told me I had the wrong car in the video.

I went through some of my raw GoPro footage, and found the correct 888 ZL1.

https://youtu.be/4Swpo66GrHE

-B
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-08-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By Btrbimmer
I was in the same run group. Here is a video I...

I was in the same run group. Here is a video I with the ZL1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BVjl4cuolA

Great day at the track!

It was my first time at VIR, and one of only a hand full of...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-06-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Btrbimmer
"Sound System Weight"? WTF?

"Sound System Weight"? WTF?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-23-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,670
Posted By Btrbimmer
I'm interested to see the alignment numbers. ...

I'm interested to see the alignment numbers.

Also, is the radius arm bushing comparable to the gen5 bushing regarding rigidity and stiffness?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 10-09-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,377
Posted By Btrbimmer
I'd like to see the "test candidate" as a single...

I'd like to see the "test candidate" as a single piece, with minimal holes, slots and hardware. I like the way it wraps around at the ends and it makes sense to have it made out of a somewhat clear...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-02-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,670
Posted By Btrbimmer
Is it feasible to make a strong weld on the cast...

Is it feasible to make a strong weld on the cast arm?

I found using aluminum stock to reinforce and adjust the plastic components worked well, then us stainless hose clamps to attach to the arms,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-29-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By Btrbimmer
Nitto NT-01 are known to be a good track tire...

Nitto NT-01 are known to be a good track tire with respectable longevity.

You will be sacrificing longevity if you do not make adjustments to the alignment to reduce wear to the edge of the tire. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-29-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Btrbimmer
Go to coil overs or bags if you drop more than...

Go to coil overs or bags if you drop more than 2". Still need to retain travel, and it will alter the geometry, so other changes are necessary.
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-28-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 35,997
Posted By Btrbimmer
I'm curious about the "NACA Duct install at Belly...

I'm curious about the "NACA Duct install at Belly Pan to direct air at OEM Oil Cooler/Heat Exchanger".

Were you able to measure an actual temperature reduction? Can you provide some pictures?
...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 09-28-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,678
Posted By Btrbimmer
If the replacement parts are the problem, the GM...

If the replacement parts are the problem, the GM replacement part warranty would cover the part.

It would not be the vehicle warranty.

http://www.genuinegmparts.com/resources/warranty-info
...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-15-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,485
Posted By Btrbimmer
This may be a good alternative: ...

This may be a good alternative: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=507737
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-14-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,485
Posted By Btrbimmer
Yes, its a 2017 Z06 Caliper. I purchased one...

Yes, its a 2017 Z06 Caliper.

I purchased one caliper at Summit and the other on Amazon, specifically looking for parts in stock, in an effort to get everything quickly.

On my 1LE, I believe the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-14-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By Btrbimmer
What did they do for $1000+ ? Who worked on the...

What did they do for $1000+ ? Who worked on the car?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-13-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,485
Posted By Btrbimmer
Here is one of the black calipers

Here is one of the black calipers
Forum: Local Marketplace 09-12-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Btrbimmer
Is the offset 22mm?

Is the offset 22mm?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-09-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Btrbimmer
Would you be able to provide any pictures of the...

Would you be able to provide any pictures of the 6th gen brake shield?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-09-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Btrbimmer
I don't see it as being much different than...

I don't see it as being much different than removing the shields on the front brakes, which is common practice for track cars. The chances of debris working its way into the parking brake drum...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-09-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Btrbimmer
An improved rotor is certainly a great...

An improved rotor is certainly a great suggestion, and would complement any additional cooling mods. (StopTech AeroRotors - 81.193.9912 about $1200)
I see your point about debris. My car is used...
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