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Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-12-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Lafourche1
I am part of the still doing dumb stuff at 43...

I am part of the still doing dumb stuff at 43 years past 22. The prognosis is unlikely to change till I am not on the green side of the grass.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 188,900
Posted By Lafourche1
I am somewhat late to the discussion and no I...

I am somewhat late to the discussion and no I didn't read all 320 pages. That being stated, didn't the ZL1 (not the 1LE) beat the 350R in every single performance metric in the Head to Head...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-04-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,976
Posted By Lafourche1
Very nice. I like the color and the stripes. I...

Very nice. I like the color and the stripes. I am sure you will love the LT1 an all of that goodness.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Lafourche1
At least it is real. It isn't a scam. Extended...

At least it is real. It isn't a scam. Extended warranties are a bit of a gamble. You may never use it. However, it could save you big bucks, too.

Is your ride stock? Do you adhere to...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-31-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Lafourche1
Your car must be loud. I've seen full on race...

Your car must be loud. I've seen full on race cars, with straight pipes, howling down the front straight and never seen anyone get flagged.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-31-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Lafourche1
I might add, that if you are running the Motul (I...

I might add, that if you are running the Motul (I do), you need to bleed the brakes a bit after each track event.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-31-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,037
Posted By Lafourche1
Just remember with the Powerstop pads, you will...

Just remember with the Powerstop pads, you will give up some stopping distance. If you plan to track the car, I would caution against these pads.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-23-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 188,900
Posted By Lafourche1
Dialing in understeer is a wise decision, IMHO. ...

Dialing in understeer is a wise decision, IMHO. Even Randy Pobst has stated that he prefers a little understeer dialed in on the track. I think GM is saving a few trees and maybe a few lives by...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-23-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Lafourche1
I think CarFax has a $2,000 minimum repair bill...

I think CarFax has a $2,000 minimum repair bill for reporting. It has been a few years, but that is my memory in dealing with an accident.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-21-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,548
Posted By Lafourche1
FWIW, I've posted on here and said that the 10L90...

FWIW, I've posted on here and said that the 10L90 is better than the 7 speed DCT in our CLA45 AMG. It is subjective, but both cars are in my garage and both get driven. I will have some further...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-07-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By Lafourche1
I cannot speak to the tires. However, I've...

I cannot speak to the tires. However, I've tracked my ZL1 A10 about 6 events. I have not had any heating issues and this is in South Louisiana. It was pretty hot in 2018 at NCM (well over 90...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-19-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,026
Posted By Lafourche1
I am not dodging anything. I am simply looking at...

I am not dodging anything. I am simply looking at the larger picture. The growth of CEO pay is obscene. The growth of income for the middle class is abysmal.

You seem to be advocating that the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-19-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,026
Posted By Lafourche1
$23,000,000 Is the CEO worth ~552 times the...

$23,000,000

Is the CEO worth ~552 times the worth of the average GM employee?

Does she do 552 times the work on any given day?

I recommend Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-19-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,026
Posted By Lafourche1
Actually, as posted above, the average for GM is...

Actually, as posted above, the average for GM is $20 per hour.

I don't get the anger at people wanting to have a better life. These are working folks. They go to work every day. They are NOT...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-19-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,026
Posted By Lafourche1
https://www1.salary.com/GENERAL-MOTORS-CO-Executiv...

https://www1.salary.com/GENERAL-MOTORS-CO-Executive-Salaries.html

I'll simply state again that GM made $11 Billion in pre-tax profit.
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-18-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,026
Posted By Lafourche1
Just curious. Are you stipulating that the folks...

Just curious. Are you stipulating that the folks who had worked their 25-40 years for General Motors, paid their dues and now have retired, should have had their pensions either cut or taken entirely...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-17-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 15,026
Posted By Lafourche1
To put another light on this. The workers took...

To put another light on this. The workers took several cuts during the 2008-2010 time frame. This was a cut in wages and benefits. GM made > $11,000,000,000 in pre-tax profit last fiscal year. That...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-17-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,548
Posted By Lafourche1
Congratulations. I really like that color. You...

Congratulations. I really like that color. You are now going to be driving for smiles per mile.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-16-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,382
Posted By Lafourche1
Al O recommends Area 27. They have a 2 1/2 day...

Al O recommends Area 27. They have a 2 1/2 day Camaro event. Classroom theory and technique.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-12-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,208
Posted By Lafourche1
March of 2018 with <20 miles on clock. I have...

March of 2018 with <20 miles on clock. I have 11,000 on her and she is ready for a Texas trip next month. I am looking at the parts of the Texas Hill Country that are in Mexico. Those look like...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-11-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19,198
Views: 959,840
Posted By Lafourche1
True, but I'm lucky, other wise I'd spend time...

True, but I'm lucky, other wise I'd spend time each Saturday watching them.

TPBM is going to wax their car this weekend.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-11-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By Lafourche1
Likely these tires have the same OD (outside...

Likely these tires have the same OD (outside diameter). The aspect ratio is sidewall height vs width. Narrower tires will have a higher (bigger number) aspect ratio than wider tires. They...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-11-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,683
Posted By Lafourche1
In what you are describing, you were not pushing...

In what you are describing, you were not pushing the car enough for it to think that you were on a track. That has much more to do with your driving style than the transmission. Actually what you...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19,198
Views: 959,840
Posted By Lafourche1
False, I don't hunt. TPBM is watching it...

False, I don't hunt.

TPBM is watching it rain.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-05-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,384
Posted By Lafourche1
I want a white, 2018 A10 with sun roof and PDR...

I want a white, 2018 A10 with sun roof and PDR sub-forum EDIT: with exposed carbon fiber hood insert.
Forum: USA - Southcentral 08-30-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,786
Posted By Lafourche1
I may try to make it over. I have been getting a...

I may try to make it over. I have been getting a bit busy with work and will firm up a bit closer to the date.
Forum: USA - Southcentral 08-30-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 23,786
Posted By Lafourche1
My back surgery has me banned from the track. ...

My back surgery has me banned from the track. That ban is being lifted on December 7th at COTA for the AMG Driving Experience. I paid for my seat. The Bettter-Half got hers free with the purchase...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-30-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,133
Posted By Lafourche1
I grew up with the '60s muscle cars. They were a...

I grew up with the '60s muscle cars. They were a one trick pony. Drum brakes ... try stopping (period). Try stopping in the wet ..... besta luck fella. Live rear axles. Try a little bump steer...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-29-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lafourche1
Another way is to use the GPS function in your...

Another way is to use the GPS function in your radar detector. Mine shows the speed limit and what speed I am going.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-23-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By Lafourche1
I've wrote this before (apology offered): The...

I've wrote this before (apology offered): The A10 has a performance shifting algorithm that engages when it senses performance driving. 2 WOT pushes in quick succession will engage this performance...
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