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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By VR Baron
Looking at your wheel size and if you have a 285...

Looking at your wheel size and if you have a 285 tire, your clearance and offset is same as mine with my 3mm spacer. If you can fix that bolt, set camber plate in the race aggressive position for max...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By VR Baron
I don’t know.They were designed with stock tires...

I don’t know.They were designed with stock tires in mind. That said you just have to call them . I had my wheels and tires already so had to make them work . It isn’t really bad though if you don’t...
Forum: Member Car Journals Yesterday, 11:49 AM
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Views: 26,624
Posted By VR Baron
More new parts added since February . First pic...

More new parts added since February . First pic is my Fith gen autocross buds at an NMCA autocross event we all do four times a year. I installed DSE adjustable swaybars but no pics though. As they...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By VR Baron
Ridetechs. Best ride for your cruising. I have...

Ridetechs. Best ride for your cruising. I have had Hotchkis springs and Pedders supercars and these are the best ride hands down. Does great for autocross and roadcourse. They have built in camber...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-12-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By VR Baron
More dirt on the filter, but still nothing to be...

More dirt on the filter, but still nothing to be worried about.a few little leaves and bugs. No water really but I am in SoCal. Rotofab been on for 16 months and doesnít need cleaning yet. I just...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-09-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 51,563
Posted By VR Baron
Maxima ls530 or driven ls30 if you autocross or...

Maxima ls530 or driven ls30 if you autocross or race like I do. Just street I like Mobil one 5-30 extended for the better wear protection vs regular Mobil one.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-09-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By VR Baron
Stock rotors and some hawk pads are more then...

Stock rotors and some hawk pads are more then enough for the street. Drilled no good but for looks, slotted fine but not needed unless racing. I autocross a lot and run Morris 2 pc front, stock rear,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-09-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By VR Baron
Those items will help stabilize the rear. The...

Those items will help stabilize the rear. The cradle bushings help the IRS feel as part of the car in turns, not follow the cars in turns. Both really helps in autocross that I do a lot of. As to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By VR Baron
Yep. Makes for expensive fast food..lol

Yep. Makes for expensive fast food..lol
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By VR Baron
A lot of money for maybe small gains? Even on...

A lot of money for maybe small gains? Even on fast site they don’t claim a lot. Probably half just from the bigger throttle body. But as they say your gains may vary
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-26-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By VR Baron
I have had it on for years. First with a Halltech...

I have had it on for years. First with a Halltech Cai, now with rotofab. It seems to make for a bit smoother acceleration, and is noticeable around town when on a hot day. Not much, maybe a bit more...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-25-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By VR Baron
When they tighten the lock rings make sure they...

When they tighten the lock rings make sure they use a blunt drift or something similar. A sharpe tool can crack them, possibly.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-23-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By VR Baron
I did Pedders coilovers Year’s ago. If they...

I did Pedders coilovers Year’s ago. If they follow the instructions they shouldn’t have a problem. They do have to set the preload correctly, usually 5-10mm rear and 2-3 mm front, or whatever the bc...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-22-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,683
Posted By VR Baron
Hawk 5.0 pads, Morris two pc front and oem rear...

Hawk 5.0 pads, Morris two pc front and oem rear rotors are a great combo for street, auto x and light riadciurse duty. Pads have Low dust and no noise
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-14-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. Always wondered how that combo actually...

Cool. Always wondered how that combo actually worked.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-14-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 50,745
Posted By VR Baron
Those are the biggest you can use. I would read...

Those are the biggest you can use. I would read all on here to get input. The 5mm difference in bar size is right for reducing understeer on the street and handling. To save money you could try stock...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-11-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By VR Baron
That helps with setups and heights. Make height...

That helps with setups and heights. Make height no more then a 1-1/4Ē drop, or 660 mm rear max. Thatís from lower wheel lip to top fender lip. Those numbers for shock settings are to stiff for the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By VR Baron
Things to be careful of that aren’t in...

Things to be careful of that aren’t in instructions to that I learned from Pete Basica back in the day.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-10-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By VR Baron
Call Angel at Pedders USA in Rancho Cucamonga,...

Call Angel at Pedders USA in Rancho Cucamonga, ca. He maybe able to get some.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-04-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
I do notice a bit of rub now, very low speed when...

I do notice a bit of rub now, very low speed when the wheel is turned in driveway or parking lot. Car sitting I have 1/8Ē.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-03-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By VR Baron
A friend I autocross with uses Hotchkis on his...

A friend I autocross with uses Hotchkis on his zl1 vert and likes them. Call Rob Byrd at Hotchkis to get his input
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-26-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. Mine ride great with all I have done.

Cool. Mine ride great with all I have done.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
Cool. I do t drive the car much anymore but -2...

Cool. I do t drive the car much anymore but -2 degrees front and -1 rear wore evenly. I have 2.4 now but for autocross and wear still good. So far.

What springs did you get? Per Jdp For autocross...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-26-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
Here is s pic of the thicker lower perch

Here is s pic of the thicker lower perch
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-26-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
Maybe the taller rear spring perch will help....

Maybe the taller rear spring perch will help. Itís a option JDP ordered to get more travel when you lower a inch or less. Itís ainch thick vs the little one you normally get. But yeah talk to...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-25-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
On only the front? Shouldnít have issues on the...

On only the front? Shouldnít have issues on the rear. You actually sit higher then my car does in front. If you have room to the coilover, get more negative camber , 2-2.2 and that tilts the tire...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-25-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
Sure that measurement isnít from the ground to...

Sure that measurement isnít from the ground to fender lip? Best to measure from lower rim lip to fender lip. The front should be good so not sure whatís going on there. On rear mine are 20x10.5 with...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-25-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By VR Baron
Rubbing will be an issue if your wheel offsets...

Rubbing will be an issue if your wheel offsets aren’t correct and camber is off. And tire size obviously. Numerous things that go into what you want to do. My drop is 1” front and 1.063” rear....
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-25-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By VR Baron
Ridetech coilovers have the best ride. Not hard...

Ridetech coilovers have the best ride. Not hard to install, installed mine and I had never done it before. Rebound adjustable only on the version I have. Ride is like stock or you can set it to suit...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-24-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,564
Posted By VR Baron
A drop in k&n May get 1hp. My old Halltech got...

A drop in k&n May get 1hp. My old Halltech got about 13 on the dyno, my rotofab 15. But car has what is in my dig so take it for what it’s worth. Car is tuned also. the 5-15 hp gains seem to be from...
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