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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Fraxum
Yes Agreed about the sound system, My three M6...

Yes Agreed about the sound system, My three M6 options would be NPP, Bose, and a sunroof. Still well under $40K. Thinking about the Recaros if you get the nicer interior. They are very comforable...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 10-19-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By Fraxum
Wow you have done some homework. It will be...

Wow you have done some homework. It will be interesting to see if owners can leverage that advantage. But to me that advantage is no enough to warrant another fast list. The A10 SS may be the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,995
Posted By Fraxum
Hotlap you are looking at the LT1 the wrong way! ...

Hotlap you are looking at the LT1 the wrong way! Imagine fitting a 15" rim on the back of a V8 Camaro without swapping out the back brakes. The SS is a better track car on tracks with curves.
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,995
Posted By Fraxum
Now that was funny. :smiling1:

Now that was funny. :smiling1:
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,995
Posted By Fraxum
I have had Mag ride on my 2015 ZL1, 2016 SS, and...

I have had Mag ride on my 2015 ZL1, 2016 SS, and my 2018 ZL1. I am looking at the LT1 as well for me I need the Bose. It's there! NPP is bigger.

Magride is hi-tech but then if you keep the car...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Fraxum
Now that is funny! You get me. Also if I...

Now that is funny! You get me.

Also if I bought an M6 ZL1 I would still have it. I was seduced by the A10 and it was high tech fun. But in the end I was bored especially drag racing. Once you...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 10-18-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Fraxum
On this topic has the M6 Bog been solved yet? OP...

On this topic has the M6 Bog been solved yet? OP you are probably experiencing some of that

OP I had a M6 SS with a MSD manifold, E85 and LTs on DRs and I was running times like yours. My best...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 10-18-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By Fraxum
I don't think A10s have proven to be any faster...

I don't think A10s have proven to be any faster so far, have they? The may gain some staying a little better in the powerband but unless trhe shifts are fast and firm the shifting may hurt more than...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Fraxum
And both cars with the same tire will have the...

And both cars with the same tire will have the same stopping distance. The rear Brembos may give a little more braking feel. And being larger the rear Brembos will fade slower on a racetrack. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,218
Posted By Fraxum
I think I read it would not fit. Get a manual...

I think I read it would not fit. Get a manual while they are still around.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Fraxum
What makes you think that? I have had one....

What makes you think that?

I have had one. They are great cars. This next one may be my keeper.
Complexity is a negative and is part of the reason I gave up my ZL1. I was afraid to keep...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-18-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Fraxum
LT1/LT1: making the next Camaro Choice Harder

I for one am really excited about the LT1/LT1. I speced one out one with my must have options and the price was almost exactly the same MSRP as my 2011 2SS LS3. LT1 is a way better performance car...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-17-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,046
Posted By Fraxum
I just rented an almost new Challenger R/T. It...

I just rented an almost new Challenger R/T. It was very nice to drive and I appreciated the room. But man does it feel big and heavy, but a nice tight turning circle for such a big car. The Dodge...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-17-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,046
Posted By Fraxum
You can add the Recaros which are very...

You can add the Recaros which are very comfortable. I have sat in one for 10 hours a day in the ZL1 driving to FL. And they were very comfortable. $1,500. I wonder if you get the same fabric as the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-17-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,046
Posted By Fraxum
For further comparison here are the LT1/LT1...

For further comparison here are the LT1/LT1 standard features:

Feature Highlights:

455-horsepower 6.2L V8 engine
6-speed manual transmission
LT1 fender badging
Black bowtie emblems
...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-16-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,046
Posted By Fraxum
So the 2020 Camaro build is out on the Chevy...

So the 2020 Camaro build is out on the Chevy site. I built an LT1/LT1 Below.

$38,730!! with all the major options including Bose.

This is close to what the sticker was on my loaded 2011 LS3 SS...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-15-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,993
Posted By Fraxum
This dual personality is perfect for me. Fun at...

This dual personality is perfect for me. Fun at speed and also a great long distance driver. We used to call a car like this a Gran Turismo or a GT car for sure. I have driven a number of...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 10-10-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,770
Posted By Fraxum
I got $51K bit.NJ for my 2018 ZL1 A10 loaded...

I got $51K bit.NJ for my 2018 ZL1 A10 loaded almost $70K car from Carmax. Good to see prices have stabilized a bit.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-04-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,552
Posted By Fraxum
My experince is you will get the same deal...

My experince is you will get the same deal percentage as your buyback car. (If not insist on it!!) But it will take months, so try to get a rental SS in the mean time and you will pay no tax on the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-04-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By Fraxum
I would go with the upcoming LT5 ZL1/28! Much...

I would go with the upcoming LT5 ZL1/28! Much more practical than any Corvette.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-01-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 159,661
Posted By Fraxum
Good point. Here is what is wierd about my A10...

Good point. Here is what is wierd about my A10 ZL1 even with just a Rotofab on DRs it ran 122-129 the same day with 11.5-11.1 ETs at Cecil. Almost all of the launches were in the mid to low 1.7s. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-30-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,923
Posted By Fraxum
I have owned 2 Camaro 6th gens and driven at...

I have owned 2 Camaro 6th gens and driven at least 4 different Challangers.

OP it is simple, unless tracking is a big concern for you the choice is flipping a coin.

The Camaro is a better...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-23-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,342
Posted By Fraxum
Smart buy! With used 6th gen ZL1s changing hands...

Smart buy! With used 6th gen ZL1s changing hands now for under $50K. Does a $50K SS even make sense at all?

And as a performance car the LT1 is every bit the performance car the SS is. It is...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-20-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 159,661
Posted By Fraxum
I see Dodges with the chiller leave thier engine...

I see Dodges with the chiller leave thier engine running in the staging lanes even on a sweltering hot day. Does a Chiller really work in keeping the IAT temps low?

Very cool either way, it even...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-16-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,264
Posted By Fraxum
I have owned a '16 M6 SS and a 2018 A10 ZL1 which...

I have owned a '16 M6 SS and a 2018 A10 ZL1 which is really just mostly a SS 1LE with a supercharger.

Food for thought:

If tracking is your thing just stop here and go buy a SS 1LE, if not...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-14-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 159,661
Posted By Fraxum
This ^. I did have a suspension worked over LS3...

This ^. I did have a suspension worked over LS3 5th gen I tracked for a day at Millville. That was a blast. Especially running down a Corvette or 2 among the beginners once I started to get the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-12-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 159,661
Posted By Fraxum
Pray is the man. But that tune subtracts...

Pray is the man. But that tune subtracts thousands of resale value dollars. And used ZL1 values are tanking as it is. I could never sell a tuned car in warranty as untuned. I would not be able to...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-12-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 159,661
Posted By Fraxum
100% for sure the slowest in the 1/4. The ZL1...

100% for sure the slowest in the 1/4. The ZL1 will not let you fully launch the car so pencil in 11.3-4 for a vast majority of stock A10 ZL1 runs with a little practice. Given it's power to weight...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-11-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 159,661
Posted By Fraxum
I am so with you on that preference. And while I...

I am so with you on that preference. And while I have not even Driven a Hellcat, I think it would be fun. Make mine a Charger Hellcat for my daily. Since I work from home think of all the $$ I...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-11-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,408
Posted By Fraxum
Why not add a CAI, a ported (or larger) TB, a...

Why not add a CAI, a ported (or larger) TB, a ported manifold, E85, and a tune and add 25+ HP. a nuber you will feel and save yourself a TON of cash. Your SS will sound better and be not far off ZL1...
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