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Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-25-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
:thumbup: This answered the questions and...

:thumbup:
This answered the questions and cleared up some confusion in my noggin.
Thankyou.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-25-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I texted my guy and shared with him the concerns...

I texted my guy and shared with him the concerns I have. I inquired about the unusual setup regarding camber and toe. This is his response:

Well I've seen many forum experts over the years and...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-25-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Help me understand your view. 1) what's wrong...

Help me understand your view.
1) what's wrong with the toe?
2) how much more camber can I get out of the front end?

I was under the car yesterday looking at the rear camber bolts noticing his...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-25-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I went to a performance shop that's been around...

I went to a performance shop that's been around for 40 years. The man who adjusted my car has been a long standing member in the SCCCA community. Instructor and president for a few years. Seemed to...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-24-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Agreed on more negative in the front would be...

Agreed on more negative in the front would be desirable.
My understanding was he could not achieve more in the front then rear. I took him the same sheet you have pictured here out of the HP...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-24-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Derp.... 285s are in the front 305s in the...

Derp....

285s are in the front
305s in the rear....

I mislabeled.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-24-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
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Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-23-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Opinion on over/under inflation supercar3

2ss NOT A 1le but you guys know supercar3's better...

300 miles on these 285/305 Supercar3's.

I'm no expert but it appears the fronts are properly inflated based on wear lines and rears are...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 06-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
FS 20" SS wheels+MPS4S with 2k miles-like new

20" OEM Camaro SS (20x8.5 and 20x9.5) wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S that have 2,243 miles on them. New these tires are $1,200-$1,400 and are a 30k mile tire. Size 275/35/20 rears and 245/40/20...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-21-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I brought them the wheels in the unopened boxes...

I brought them the wheels in the unopened boxes and tires still wrapped in plastic. I was tempted to do exactly what you said but I also needed them to take out the sensors from the OEM tires. Those...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-21-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Sadly. With a 4.8 rating, 300+ reviews on Google...

Sadly. With a 4.8 rating, 300+ reviews on Google in a higher end neighborhood I expected more. Especially since there was a Maserati, Acura NSX and Nissan GTR being serviced. I'm guessing I got the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-21-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Agreed. I'm glad I live 7.1 miles from that shop....

Agreed. I'm glad I live 7.1 miles from that shop. I'm also glad I planned on putting on black lug nuts to match the wheels instead of using the OEM bright silver ones.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-21-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Safe torque question

GM recommends wheel nut torque to be be 140 lb ft.
Had new wheels and tires put on with a touchless machine at a tire place yesterday. I vocalized said torque and it was on my work order at the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-17-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,514
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Honest question: Why do people with an...

Honest question:
Why do people with an automatic trans use an epb?


Seems unnecessary once the vehicle is in park. I'm 40. In all my auto trans vehicles I've never used the parking break. Going...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-17-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I found good Tire totes

Stoked about these $39 tire totes off Amazon. Plenty of room with the 285/30/20 and 305/30/20 tires.
Durable. Velcro is strong. Picked them up without rims by the handle and it was secure.
...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-16-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I noticed angularity quite a bit in the ROFs....

I noticed angularity quite a bit in the ROFs. It'll be interesting to see the change.

Wet grip? What wet grip?
RFs had zero wet grip. I always watched the weather and if there was a chance of...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-16-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
OEM GY ROF, MPS4S, SC3

Camaro 2ss came with GY Assymetric ROF. When they were toast I bought MPS4S. 2K in and I'm very dissatisfied so they're for sale. I'm waiting patiently for my new wheels to arrive Wednesday while...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-14-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I was going to go to auto body specialist on 5th...

I was going to go to auto body specialist on 5th in Columbus for $139. Do u recommend your place instead?
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 06-14-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,787
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I would not suggest tape only. It will not hold....

I would not suggest tape only. It will not hold. Just getting in and out with your lower calf will be a problem.
I wasn't keen on the drilling either but your only drilling into the plastic rocker...
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 06-14-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,787
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I had a poor experience with them. The side...

I had a poor experience with them.
The side skirts were a terrible fitment. So bad I wonder if I just got a set that were molded wrong. The splitter seemed...cheap. put way too much work into...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-11-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Allen? Would Firestone be recommended for...

Allen?

Would Firestone be recommended for our cars? I'm a bit leery of that..
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-11-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Lol. The dealership told me it'd be $200 every...

Lol. The dealership told me it'd be $200 every time.
Lord.

I wasn't planning on going there. I just thought I'd inquire and get a feel.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-11-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I called a performance shop near me in Columbus....

I called a performance shop near me in Columbus. They quoted me $139. Still high but better apparently.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-11-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 516
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Ave alignment price?

I have a 2ss with stock wheels and tires (245/275) Am upgrading to 1le wheels and tires (285/305) and looking to have 1le track specs dialed in. I'm at the dealership and they quoted me $200. A...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-09-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,477
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Update?

Update?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-04-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 752
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
1) I understand the hesitation with replica rims....

1) I understand the hesitation with replica rims. it's my understanding the OEM SS rims are painted aluminum that are cast. These replica rims are forged, hence the steeper price tag. 285/30 and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-04-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I feel you. She was a virgin prior to discount...

I feel you.
She was a virgin prior to discount tire replacing my OEMs last fall. I WILL NEVER GO TO ANOTHER MAJOR CHAIN like them. I learned from another member to remove the weights yourself and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-04-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
I am going back to GYs. My new MPS4S have...

I am going back to GYs.
My new
MPS4S have 1400 miles and i can't wait to ditch them. They consistently under perform for me.

Pros
Wet traction
Longevity
Quieter than GYs

Cons
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-04-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 752
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
Look at the tire again. That worn area is the...

Look at the tire again. That worn area is the outside edge, no? Wouldn't that mean positive camber?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-04-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 752
Posted By Val Walkinshaw
To answer your latter question.... The OEM GYs...

To answer your latter question....
The OEM GYs had even wear across them. 2 autocross events. No track days but 20 trips up and down the dragon beat the hell out of those tires. The Michelins I...
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