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Forum: USA - NY / NJ / PA Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,968
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Posted By joelster
You guys did real good at that show! Come...

You guys did real good at that show!

Come on out to New Era on September 9th and run in the Novice Stock or Novice Modified classes. You'll have a blast! I raced on Sunday at the Seneca Army...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By joelster
Won my second Autocross yesterday. Vids inside

I didn't run as good as I had hoped I would but still managed to win by a safe margin. For whatever reason there wasn't a deep field in my Novice Stock class. Usually there's 15-20 cars, but today...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-16-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,169
Posted By joelster
If you figure out how to take 300lbs out of a Z...

If you figure out how to take 300lbs out of a Z without using a sawsall let us know.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-13-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By joelster
UMI Autocross 8/10/18-8/11/18

A few of my friends entered it and on a whim my girlfriend and I headed down to spectate. Absolutely a first class experience! They limited the number of cars that could register and it sold out in 2...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-07-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,184
Posted By joelster
It would seem so unless the plant had a lot of...

It would seem so unless the plant had a lot of LS7 heads laying around as extra inventory that were built prior to 2012.

Also there have been a few Z/28 engine failures and a few guys that have...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-07-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By joelster
I should also mention I've had 2 different tires...

I should also mention I've had 2 different tires on my car. I've never run it with the Trofeo's. I bought it with Potenza RE050's and now it has RE71's. The sidewall was substantially stiffer with...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-06-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By joelster
Adjustability would be great to have. I have no...

Adjustability would be great to have. I have no experience with the Ohlins stuff, but I used to race MX and their stuff was known as high-end. They are way bigger in Europe than in the States. The...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-04-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,456
Posted By joelster
Exactly how much lighter are the calipers versus...

Exactly how much lighter are the calipers versus stock ones?
Forum: USA - NY / NJ / PA 08-02-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By joelster
Cambria's SC Copo held the record for quite some...

Cambria's SC Copo held the record for quite some time with Mike's tune.
Forum: Z/28 Discussions 08-02-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,312
Posted By joelster
It attracted the masses by its bad-ass looks not...

It attracted the masses by its bad-ass looks not just from its performance. It's just that the $75k sticker price scared everyone away. Chevy over estimated the market for the amount of people...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-28-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By joelster
I'm in NY but away from all the democrats. About...

I'm in NY but away from all the democrats. About 500 miles west.
Forum: 3rd Generation Camaros 07-28-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By joelster
Dude, IROC's are selling for huge money if they...

Dude, IROC's are selling for huge money if they are original. Do yourself a favor and rebuild the 305. Put a tiny cam in it, a nice valve job on the heads, and free up the exhaust a bit. It will make...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-26-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,184
Posted By joelster
Agreed. Look at all of the guys posting with...

Agreed.

Look at all of the guys posting with 35,000+ miles on their cars. No issues. If the valve guides were bad and out of spec, or soft or whatever, then those engines would have some serious...
Forum: Garage / Tools Discussions 07-26-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By joelster
Rust-O-Leum kits here. Bought them at Lowe's and...

Rust-O-Leum kits here. Bought them at Lowe's and they tinted them turquoise.

https://i.imgur.com/eZ8MXzI.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/2qP7fn2.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/opgo8Lo.jpg
...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-23-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By joelster
It's hard to say if a CTF car is a better car to...

It's hard to say if a CTF car is a better car to own versus a regular production car. That price is a tad steep imo. If you really want a CTF car then buy it, because I doubt you'll find one with...
Forum: USA - NY / NJ / PA 07-20-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 239,868
Posted By joelster
I ended up winning the class on July 15th! ...

I ended up winning the class on July 15th!

Here's my best run:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AukBS42df9M

A pic of the class results:

https://i.imgur.com/bOTM2rl.png
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-20-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelster
That was my 2nd event. I came in 2nd at my first...

That was my 2nd event. I came in 2nd at my first event about 6 weeks ago.



Not at all anymore. Not because of the LS3 or LS7, but because of the independent rear suspension. That was a game...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-18-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelster
My overall raw time was 75.649 for 2 best runs...

My overall raw time was 75.649 for 2 best runs (morning and afternoon). My PAX time would have been 61.578 (car is AS class .814).

http://wny-scca.com/live/

^^take a look and see where I would...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-18-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelster
Couldn't have said it any better! I've just...

Couldn't have said it any better! I've just started doing some local autocrossing, and our cars are setup BEAUTIFUL! I ran the Novice Stock class and smoked the field. Had I entered the Novice...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-16-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By joelster
x2 I'm almost hoping they don't build a 6th...

x2

I'm almost hoping they don't build a 6th gen version.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-15-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By joelster
Did my 2nd Autocross today, and won!

Woot! The course was at the same location but it was a much faster layout this time. I raced in the Novice Stock class which they run with no handicap, just your raw time. I won by over 5 seconds,...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-09-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,220
Posted By joelster
I've taken mine to a few cars and coffee events...

I've taken mine to a few cars and coffee events here, and it always gets a lot of attention. It's a very well known car among the exotic crowd. I've only seen 1 other local one and that was a year...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 07-05-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,730
Posted By joelster
Or a '14-'15 Z/28. 505hp, carbon brakes.

Or a '14-'15 Z/28. 505hp, carbon brakes.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-01-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By joelster
Similar problem here. But there's a way to find...

Similar problem here. But there's a way to find out who can do them. Get a hold of someone from your local SCCA group. Ask them where they get their tires done. Most guys that run autocross and road...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-30-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By joelster
He should probably do a few autocrosses first...

He should probably do a few autocrosses first before attempting a road course.
Forum: USA - NY / NJ / PA 06-29-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By joelster
New Era Performance near Rochester. Mike has...

New Era Performance near Rochester. Mike has tuned TONS of high end Chevrolet products including a few COPO's.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-28-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By joelster
Are you seriously comparing gasoline to oil? ...

Are you seriously comparing gasoline to oil?

Put a gallon of gas in a can and let it sit for 5 years. Do the same with a quart of motor oil. In 5 years the gasoline will be good enough for your...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-28-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,220
Posted By joelster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dp-3SCJbp0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dp-3SCJbp0

From a few weeks ago at my first autocross. This run got me into 1st place briefly. I ended up 2nd out of 17. The winner was in a Porsche Cayman.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-27-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,747
Posted By joelster
How much are they???

How much are they???
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-27-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By joelster
Anxiety for who? Are you one of those guys that...

Anxiety for who? Are you one of those guys that thinks refined oil turns into sulfuric acid after it sits for a few years?
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