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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 12-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,128
Posted By sho928
http://www.streetlegaltv.com/news/hellcat-carnage-...

http://www.streetlegaltv.com/news/hellcat-carnage-this-one-left-the-lot-an-hour-later-it-is-totaled/


This Hellcat buyer should have gotten a Ford.

1-hr later could not make it through a...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-30-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,475
Posted By sho928
Here are some examples from past years: ...

Here are some examples from past years:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=258358

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145066
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-30-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,475
Posted By sho928
Why was it taken out? What year? Is it...

Why was it taken out?

What year?

Is it from a Z06?

Does it run?

Does it come with a warranty?
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-17-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,977
Posted By sho928
the top 1/3 is plastic but the lower is all...

the top 1/3 is plastic but the lower is all aluminum on the newer Z06 C7 tanks and I thought the Z51 C7 as well, my thinking is these went into the Z/28 as well.
...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-17-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,977
Posted By sho928
I would concentrate on oil cooling, with piston...

I would concentrate on oil cooling, with piston squirter 50% of engine heat is carried away by the oil.

I do not recommend a larger rad unless you need AC for each 30-min session.

Formula One...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,610
Posted By sho928
You are not being ignorant good thinking on your...

You are not being ignorant good thinking on your part.

In a convertible if designed correctly one could have a one piece welded roll-cage unbolt from floor in one piece.

You may want to talk to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-16-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,610
Posted By sho928
There is a picture of a late model Mustang upside...

There is a picture of a late model Mustang upside down after a track crash, the roof is completely flattened down to the door window sills, it had a bolt in cage.

What happened (it shows in the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-16-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 29,179
Posted By sho928
I paid all my own tuition working summer jobs and...

I paid all my own tuition working summer jobs and nights year around fixing automated teller machines till 1:00 AM for 5-years of University, did not reside on campus drove to class in a 66-Chevelle...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-16-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,002
Posted By sho928
Not so, I have lots of hydro planing experience,...

Not so, I have lots of hydro planing experience, my 1987 Mustang 5.0 had brand new BFG 255x40-17 on it back in 1992, the back end wanted to come around at 50-mph in the rain, while my Taurus could go...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,764
Posted By sho928
Here is a suggestion on tires and rims The...

Here is a suggestion on tires and rims

The Corsa's work well on the Viper TA, 60-tread wear but a much better pattern and width to avoid aquaplaning. Still plenty of stick and a better ride being...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-12-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,688
Posted By sho928
Sorry that I mis-read what you wrote. Here...

Sorry that I mis-read what you wrote.

Here is a link that goes into more detail (taken from OP's post):

https://theblock.com/news/shave-seconds-proven-z28-performance-kits.

The SS Camaro had...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,688
Posted By sho928
1LE kit does not include the Multimatic DSSV...

1LE kit does not include the Multimatic DSSV shocks (worth 2-sec)
nor control arms capable of taking the loads the DSSV exert in order to maintain tight body control

$ 4K is well worth it, what...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,646
Posted By sho928
I like the looks of ones that come on the Z06 but...

I like the looks of ones that come on the Z06 but not wide enough to be effective

The after market has come up great looking one and effective ones for the LT1

They work better than mud flaps...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-10-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,644
Posted By sho928
I use the 0-40 European M1 oil as well. All...

I use the 0-40 European M1 oil as well.

All 5 of my cars are overhead cam thus wear is no issue (much lower contact pressures).

I am toying with the idea of getting this 427 crate motor to put...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,965
Posted By sho928
I can not speak for the OP but would put up due...

I can not speak for the OP but would put up due the following benefits.

Better weight distribution since most of the 50-lbs is in front of front wheels.

Better cooling, no Condenser to limit...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,330
Posted By sho928
Service Manuals are always late on a new model;...

Service Manuals are always late on a new model; 6-months allows enough in field experience to provide an accurate final version with out the expense or use limited resources for rewrites along the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,425
Posted By sho928
In the Charger reveal, the claim made was for...

In the Charger reveal, the claim made was for 20-minutes of hard running a road course without a power de-rating (heat soak).

That is impressive if true for a 4500-lb 707 HP package.

I guess...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,003
Posted By sho928
[QUOTE Holy AzzWhoopin! first the V6 gets...

[QUOTE
Holy AzzWhoopin! first the V6 gets jumped by the Camry and now a Tundra with a load of lime in the bed. If I have a Tundra pull up next to me, I'm arming the nitrous.[/QUOTE]


Before I...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,130
Posted By sho928
The reason the cop was tailgating was to read...

The reason the cop was tailgating was to read your license #, run it to check for warrants or stolen car reports.

I am sure he only pulled you over when certain that the risk to him and his son...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-27-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,003
Posted By sho928
Real world gas mileage is substantial better than...

Real world gas mileage is substantial better than the EPA rating for my 2007 5.7 Tundra DC 4x4 Ltd.

I drag raced (2-runs) a 2014 Camaro V-6 and slowly walked it still pulling away at 70-mph.
The...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-25-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 19,888
Posted By sho928
You save close to 2.0-lbs in rotating weight. ...

You save close to 2.0-lbs in rotating weight.
Which due to rotating inertia is like accelerating 8.00-lbs of weight.

Why do people put up with no air conditioning and one speaker: to save 50-lbs...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-23-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,904
Posted By sho928
Once the Z/28 warranty is up you can go to town...

Once the Z/28 warranty is up you can go to town on the motor, 1,000 hp has easily been done on the LS7
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,904
Posted By sho928
I know German, they called the Z/28 the GT3 for...

I know German, they called the Z/28 the GT3 for the Marlborough Man.

Sadly my former German countrymen have gone soft and instead of elevating the uncompromising raw track car rendition the Z/28...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,460
Posted By sho928
The M4 and GTI vids are up as well, the STI vid...

The M4 and GTI vids are up as well, the STI vid to be released tomorrow, so it looks like it will be an all week affair till 2014 Best Drivers Car is concluded.

Looking at Randy's previous lap...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 09-18-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,726
Posted By sho928
Excellent explanation of sway bar adjuster, it is...

Excellent explanation of sway bar adjuster, it is also a simple and reliable method.

One can only hope for a series in the future that rewards innovation and the building of well sorted cars by...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,177
Posted By sho928
Only the top of the strut is being moved to...

Only the top of the strut is being moved to change static camber and redefine the camber arc during dynamic conditions.

The lower control stays fixed relative to car centerline resulting in no toe...
Forum: LT1 (6.2L V8) Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions 05-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,247
Posted By sho928
My 1976 Chevy Nova 6-cyl Company Car required...

My 1976 Chevy Nova 6-cyl Company Car required removal of head every 50K miles to de-carbon as part of the recommended maintenance.

It appears what is old is new again
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-09-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17,661
Views: 1,272,466
Posted By sho928
Regarding emissions certification. If the...

Regarding emissions certification.

If the Z28 is having difficulties passing current standards, would the in place technology for the C7 not be readily be available (it would require a...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 05-03-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 27,869
Posted By sho928
at Well said! I recall close to a 100...

at


Well said!
I recall close to a 100 lbs were saved using the 1LE diff and half shafts over the ZL1 unit.
Additional factors that may hurt the launch is the reduced weight transfer due to...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-30-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By sho928
Doc, I agree with your assessment. However...

Doc, I agree with your assessment.

However based on how rough the N Ring is compared to the typical tracks here in the US, I strongly believe it is not the venue to showcase the Z28's true talent....
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