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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Martinjlm
If that’s BG as in the other Bowling Green, my...

If that’s BG as in the other Bowling Green, my Fifty makes its way over there from time to time. My youngest son is a junior at BGSU.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,023
Posted By Martinjlm
The GM / UAW contract clearly stated that the...

The GM / UAW contract clearly stated that the Hamtramck plant will stay online and will start build of EV trucks in 2021.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-04-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,812
Posted By Martinjlm
Really glad to see you actually acknowledge that....

Really glad to see you actually acknowledge that.





This. For the most part, GM recognizes that Ford has the Shelby line because they don't have a Corvette. Shelby was brought in by Ford...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-04-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13,548
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Posted By Martinjlm
Maybe I'm missing something. The way AUTO works...

Maybe I'm missing something. The way AUTO works is you set a temperature you want in the cabin and the system either heats up to or cools down to that temperature then pretty much goes dormant. So...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-04-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,023
Posted By Martinjlm
The difference between now and then is that back...

The difference between now and then is that back then, what became the Probe was going to be THE Mustang. Meaning, there would be no Fox body available to people who wanted a rwd sporty coupe. With...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-04-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,023
Posted By Martinjlm
Not sure if I would say "aimed at", only because...

Not sure if I would say "aimed at", only because the enthusiast crowd is such a small portion of the market. I think that Tesla has shown the rest of the industry that what has always been true for...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-04-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,200
Posted By Martinjlm
It's available both ways. I have front & rear. ...

It's available both ways. I have front & rear. Costs $99 more.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-04-2019, 08:59 AM
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Views: 4,200
Posted By Martinjlm
Hey pabex, welcome to the wonderful wacky world...

Hey pabex, welcome to the wonderful wacky world of Camaro SS ownership. I'm obviously a bit late to this thread, so a lot of what I would've / could've helped you with has already been covered. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-03-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13,548
Views: 1,087,924
Posted By Martinjlm
H50 option....requires 2LT (L4 or V6) or 2SS (V8)...

H50 option....requires 2LT (L4 or V6) or 2SS (V8) trim level. Only available in Nightfall Grey Metallic with model specific wheels and orange accents. The single biggest telltale that is hardest to...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-03-2019, 12:24 PM
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Views: 11,812
Posted By Martinjlm
I was thinking the exact same thing.

I was thinking the exact same thing.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-03-2019, 12:21 PM
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Views: 11,812
Posted By Martinjlm
Not sure about his suspension geometry. Assuming...

Not sure about his suspension geometry. Assuming that was as it came off the shop floor, but you can hear the track staff advising him to drop his tire pressures after his first couple of runs. The...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,812
Posted By Martinjlm
It’s Twilight Zone-ish to see that Speed Phenom...

It’s Twilight Zone-ish to see that Speed Phenom is getting more props for his run on a Camaro newsgroup than on a Mustang newsgroup.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-03-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 11,812
Posted By Martinjlm
Time to give Ford credit for delivering on the...

Time to give Ford credit for delivering on the GT500. Time to give Speed Phenom credit for doing this, despite all the $#!t being shoveled at him on M6G.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 12-02-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
I hit something over 130 on the longest straight...

I hit something over 130 on the longest straight at M1 Concourse than just about pooped my pants coming in too hot on the curve coming out of that straight. My car is electronically limited to 150...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-02-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,023
Posted By Martinjlm
The key word in your statement is “yet”. FCA is...

The key word in your statement is “yet”. FCA is more into EV than most people realize. More so since Sergio’s untimely passing. FCA’s new head of powertrain is Michael (Mickey) Bly. He is one of...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,023
Posted By Martinjlm
Fixed it for you. :)

Fixed it for you. :)
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-30-2019, 09:44 PM
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Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
Had to go over and take a look. Turns out that...

Had to go over and take a look. Turns out that the worst ones are guys who’s posts i typically skim past anyway. And a couple of them are even a bit more negative than normal because of the Mustang...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-29-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
Here’s what I think in general regarding the six...

Here’s what I think in general regarding the six cars. Separating them like this: ZL1 vs GT500 vs C8 Z51 / ZLE vs CFTP vs C8 Z06

0 - 60:
GT500 vs ZL1: GT500 by 0.2 - 0.4s
GT500 vs C8 Z51: Z51...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-29-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
i think most people here have been saying that...

i think most people here have been saying that the Z06 version of the C8 would be the GT500’s worst nightmare. The C8 Stingray is track capable, but not intended to be the “track” Corvette. That’s...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-26-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 938,339
Posted By Martinjlm
:iono: The way I read this is IFFFF CT6 gets a...

:iono: The way I read this is IFFFF CT6 gets a home, then it will soldier on with Blackwing as part of its engine lineup. Before I read the “no Blackwing for Escalade / CT5” article I was thinking...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,304
Posted By Martinjlm
They said they have no interest in building...

They said they have no interest in building anything that isn’t a truck, a utility, or a Mustang.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-26-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,304
Posted By Martinjlm
Mach E being called a Mustang actually makes...

Mach E being called a Mustang actually makes sense if you look at it from a portfolio management perspective.

Ford wants to expand the Mustang portfolio:
Evidence? They said it. So, if they...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-26-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,168
Posted By Martinjlm
Pounding the dealership over this will have as...

Pounding the dealership over this will have as much of an impact as caning the mail carrier because your Social Security check didn’t come today. Unless the mail carrier can print checks or the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-26-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 938,339
Posted By Martinjlm
I can tell you for a fact that there were many...

I can tell you for a fact that there were many spirited discussions on whether XT6 should be Omega or Chi. I consistently fell on the Omega side. The Competitor Intel team that I was on...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-25-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
I love MotorWeek! Been watching it for years!

I love MotorWeek! Been watching it for years!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-25-2019, 10:26 PM
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Views: 938,339
Posted By Martinjlm
I am now officially totally baffled wrt to what...

I am now officially totally baffled wrt to what the hell Cadillac is doing these days.

https://www.motortrend.com/news/new-cadillac-escalade-ct5-v-no-blackwing-v8
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-25-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
I think this is pretty much spot on.

I think this is pretty much spot on.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-22-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,304
Posted By Martinjlm
I’m like Candyman...say my name three times and...

I’m like Candyman...say my name three times and the horrors begin. :scared0012: :eyebulge:

This particular theory of mine is just in its infancy stages. Still researching some parts of it, so...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-22-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
If I recall correctly, 2004 was 5.7L, 2006 was...

If I recall correctly, 2004 was 5.7L, 2006 was 6.0L. Huge difference. H - U - G - E!
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-20-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 214,850
Posted By Martinjlm
I got to drive a 2017 ZL1 and a 2016 or 17 GT350...

I got to drive a 2017 ZL1 and a 2016 or 17 GT350 back to back at a closed event at GM Proving Grounds before I retired. I didn’t own a Camaro at the time. Both cars were a blast to drive. The ZL1...
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