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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 417
Posted By Lafourche1
My record was 4,026 miles from South Louisiana to...

My record was 4,026 miles from South Louisiana to furthest end point of Little Big Horn. This was broken up. We had two, true iron butt stages. Going up we went from Tulsa, OK to Wall, SD. The...
Forum: USA - Southcentral 10-21-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 68
Posted By Lafourche1
End of an Era

I posted on the ZL1 thread, but have a few folks that hang out here from time to time. I have made a change. I have traded the ZL1 and my truck for a one owner, 9,100 mile Mercedes CLS 450. I...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-17-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20,130
Views: 1,328,485
Posted By Lafourche1
False We priced the whole house generator...

False

We priced the whole house generator and decided to go with a higher end portable. That will be a cash flow project.

TPBM is thinking about putting an electric lift in their garage.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-15-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20,130
Views: 1,328,485
Posted By Lafourche1
True TPBM is looking forward to the weekend.

True

TPBM is looking forward to the weekend.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-14-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
Thanks Ruby. I know about the love you can have...

Thanks Ruby. I know about the love you can have for a Camaro. However, the Benz had an allure that was hard to describe. I looked at a new 2020 CLS 450 but didn't want to put that strain on the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-10-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Lafourche1
This Was a Near Miss? Very Lucky!

The power just came back on. A/C !!

The other side is that we had ~70+ MPH winds for 3 hours or so last night. Power went down about 7:00PM. No damage, but we were very lucky. 40,000 plus...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-09-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 62,256
Posted By Lafourche1
66 and retired. Formally in IT / IT project...

66 and retired. Formally in IT / IT project management and banking. First retirement road trip behind me. Another is being planned. I feel that by traveling by car, I can control enough of my...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-08-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
I posted up in ZL1 but thought I might drop a...

I posted up in ZL1 but thought I might drop a quick line in here. I have made an Old F@rt move. I have traded my ZL1 and my Honda truck in on a 2019 MB CLS 450, one owner, ~9,100 miles. I had, had...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-06-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Lafourche1
I really like those, too. I drove a couple at...

I really like those, too. I drove a couple at the AMG Driving Academy at COTA. They are great vehicles. However, my retirement budget didn't stretch to that territory. I would have had to get a...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-04-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Lafourche1
There will be times that I'll miss the ZL1. I am...

There will be times that I'll miss the ZL1. I am not that naïve. The ZL1 was a fun house just waiting for you to jump in and ride. However, on those long road trips where you are sitting at speed...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-03-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Lafourche1
Thank you. Just noticed what you drive and the...

Thank you. Just noticed what you drive and the comments. Take mercy on me and my new hybrid.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-03-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Lafourche1
Bye Bye to My ZL1

I just returned from a ~2,500 mile road trip to Maryland and up to Gettysburg PA for a day visit on Monday, 9/30. The ZL1 was flawless. It performed as well as anyone could ask. I am glad for the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-01-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
Back in the house. Gettysburg was great! My...

Back in the house. Gettysburg was great! My friends were great! My car just finished getting detailed. It looks fine. ~2,650 miles and 23 MPG. Here are some thoughts that I had on my two radar...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-19-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
Cabin fever has finally got the best of me. I...

Cabin fever has finally got the best of me. I have done my best to plan a little trip out. I am kicking off a trip to Frederick, MD tomorrow. I am not doing any iron butt driving. I am planning...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-17-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 90,900
Posted By Lafourche1
That longer powertrain warranty is a very strong...

That longer powertrain warranty is a very strong driver of keeping the car stock. I am of the same mind set.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-17-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,230
Posted By Lafourche1
The 5/30W Dexos I oil is fine for daily use. The...

The 5/30W Dexos I oil is fine for daily use. The '19 and up shipped with the 0/40W ESP Dexos II oil because it is street and track certified. One less fluid change to deal with on track days. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-10-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,081
Posted By Lafourche1
I haven't read all of the thread, but I'll offer...

I haven't read all of the thread, but I'll offer up a couple of points. The TR6060 manual transmission is butter smooth. The rev match feature makes everyone Jackie Stewart. The 2SS package is...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-10-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20,130
Views: 1,328,485
Posted By Lafourche1
False TPBM is going to Cars&Coffee on...

False

TPBM is going to Cars&Coffee on Saturday.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-10-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
Just a note: The news is non-existent but Lake...

Just a note: The news is non-existent but Lake Charles and surrounding areas are still in a very bad way. Some places may not get power for months. I have sent supplies and Cars&Coffee is doing a...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-09-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,136
Posted By Lafourche1
FWIW, I did grow up in colder climes. The...

FWIW, I did grow up in colder climes. The mountains were not the Rockies, but still called mountains just the same. My concern would be more along the lines of salt and being able to fully clean...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-09-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By Lafourche1
I drove my 2016 Camaro SS from South Louisiana to...

I drove my 2016 Camaro SS from South Louisiana to as far north as Little Big Horn. A 4,000+ mile excursion. My ZL1 has been on trips to Fredericksburg, TX (Fleet Admiral Nimitz / Museum of the...
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 09-09-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,279
Posted By Lafourche1
It was reliably reported that the Z/28 had been...

It was reliably reported that the Z/28 had been killed. The fact that Al O is now on to electric vehicles would lead me to believe that GM will not spend the $$$$$$$ to engineer any of these...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-19-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20,130
Views: 1,328,485
Posted By Lafourche1
False, I don't eat out during the pandemic. I...

False, I don't eat out during the pandemic. I may pickup but mostly cook.

TPBM is taking his car out for a long drive tomorrow.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-19-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20,130
Views: 1,328,485
Posted By Lafourche1
False and I am OK with that statement. TPBM...

False and I am OK with that statement.

TPBM is dreading having to water his grass today or tomorrow.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-17-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,788
Posted By Lafourche1
My 2018 ZL1 is my last. It was a pre-retirement...

My 2018 ZL1 is my last. It was a pre-retirement gift from me to me. Now that I'm retired, I am glad it is in my garage.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-14-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Lafourche1
Check the OD (outside diameter) of the tires. ...

Check the OD (outside diameter) of the tires. The second value is an aspect ratio. A 35 aspect ratio on a 315 width tire is higher than a 35 aspect ratio on a 305 width tire. Check the OD of the...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-14-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By Lafourche1
A couple of things: If you have an hex theft lug...

A couple of things: If you have an hex theft lug on each wheel, replace those. Torque each lug to 140 pound feet. Do this while cold.

Take your torque wrench with you and check your lugs when...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-10-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
Thanks Ruby, I miss not being with you (and...

Thanks Ruby, I miss not being with you (and everyone else) in the paddock at NCM. You held up fine that day.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-06-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38,777
Views: 3,082,283
Posted By Lafourche1
Well retirement is official. 7/31 was my last...

Well retirement is official. 7/31 was my last day. I use the ZL1 as an escape pod but, other than that, I am pretty careful and stay confined to the home. Unfortunately, Becky still has to go into...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-05-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By Lafourche1
No. There are no adjustments, other than the...

No. There are no adjustments, other than the manual ones, for the DSSV setup on the ZLE. I am not sure that I followed or caught if there are any changes to the setup of the eLSD. I think the...
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