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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-23-2019, 03:04 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Seeing as there is no North American Ranger...

Seeing as there is no North American Ranger Raptor, I figured they were talking about the F-150.



What makes the suspension on the F150 Raptor so unbelievably superior to the DSSV shocks on...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-23-2019, 09:16 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
Aside from the newest V's for Cadillac, I can't...

Aside from the newest V's for Cadillac, I can't remember the last time GM halfassed an actual performance model. They've even started to up the handling when you get the RS appearance package in...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-21-2019, 03:22 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
If so, I'd expect it to be a special track...

If so, I'd expect it to be a special track focused version of the ZR1. Sorta like the Z06X SEMA concept 10ish years ago.


Beyond that, I can't think of a logical explanation for that combination...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-20-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By DGthe3
Yes, because their brand is their business model....

Yes, because their brand is their business model. As a car, they're no better than a Corvette. They cost several times more because you are buying brand image. If you're a douche and associate...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-20-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,841
Posted By DGthe3
Source was MotorTrend, said so within the...

Source was MotorTrend, said so within the Autoblog article. But really you probably don't need any sources to figure out that sub-60k price is likely only going to be a 1 year thing. Each model year,...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-18-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By DGthe3
Well, to be fair, pretty much everything makes...

Well, to be fair, pretty much everything makes peak power near redline.

But I'm with you and mlee on the ZL1LE having an edge on a road course.


Never heard about the carbon thing. But...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-18-2019, 11:39 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
I was surprised that nobody had made a thread, so...

I was surprised that nobody had made a thread, so I made one last night in Gen Auto. Called it a clydesdale.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2019, 09:58 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
2020 'Clydesdale' GT500, 4225 lbs

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/08/15/2020-ford-mustang-shelby-gt500-4225-pounds-order-guide/


That makes it about 100 lbs heavier than the 5th gen ZL1 and somehow puts it closer to the Hellcat's...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-17-2019, 09:45 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Probably. And a big percentage of the buyers who...

Probably. And a big percentage of the buyers who get one will try to convince everyone else that this rarity makes their car worth more than the ones that are actually more desirable.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-16-2019, 10:55 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
They could do a 'dumb' version that you have to...

They could do a 'dumb' version that you have to activate manually every single time.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-14-2019, 04:53 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I didn't really become a Tool fan until a bit...

I didn't really become a Tool fan until a bit after 10,000 Days. So at least my wait for a new album has less than a decade. But now 2 weeks is going to feel like forever.



Anyway, in the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2019, 04:42 PM
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Views: 8,841
Posted By DGthe3
Definitely, since we still have months until...

Definitely, since we still have months until regular production begins.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-08-2019, 01:17 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I laughed. Its still funny ... you just...

I laughed.

Its still funny ... you just have to frame it the right way. [An American] saying it as a self-deprecating joke regarding America's insularity, its hilarious.


For example, it...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-08-2019, 10:31 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
I had no idea that Liberia and Myanmar have ever...

I had no idea that Liberia and Myanmar have ever gone to the Moon.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-08-2019, 09:09 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
This would be so much easier if America used the...

This would be so much easier if America used the metric system.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-02-2019, 09:39 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
No clue on the 'why', but the 'what' is as...

No clue on the 'why', but the 'what' is as follows:




Cars are CT#, crossovers are XT#, & bigger number = bigger vehicle.
Escalade is Escalade though.
Numbers on the trunk aren't for...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-01-2019, 08:28 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
I'm still trying to figure out what was wrong...

I'm still trying to figure out what was wrong with V and Vsport.
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 07-31-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By DGthe3
Members Classifieds: ...

Members Classifieds:
https://www.camaro6.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=278


Just post your thread in the appropriate sub-section (engine/exhaust, suspension, exterior, etc)
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-28-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,841
Posted By DGthe3
My guess is that translates to around 15 thousand...

My guess is that translates to around 15 thousand pre-orders. Nominally, production at Bowling Green maxes out at around 35k units a year (though they haven't hit that in a while). Call it 3000 per...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-27-2019, 12:01 PM
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Views: 367,269
Posted By DGthe3
Not Quite Sonic - by I Mother Earth ...

Not Quite Sonic - by I Mother Earth


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUSzLFIRBls
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-25-2019, 06:36 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Dude, really? Isn't it obvious that its the...

Dude, really? Isn't it obvious that its the rounded up torque output in newton meters?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-24-2019, 06:46 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
What was it, a million pounds total? From what I...

What was it, a million pounds total? From what I could look up this evening, the resistance seems to be around 5 lbs per ton (I've seen it listed as 4 or sometimes even less, but I don't like to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-24-2019, 10:37 AM
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Posted By DGthe3
No trickery required. Just physics. All that...

No trickery required. Just physics. All that needs to happen is the truck has to be able to pull with enough force to get the thing moving. For railcars, that isn't much. You might be able get a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-23-2019, 01:38 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
A part of the issue with Voltec is that it filled...

A part of the issue with Voltec is that it filled too specific of a niche. Turns out, there just isn't much overlap between people who are worried about an EV stranding them and those who want to...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-22-2019, 05:30 PM
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Posted By DGthe3
Oh, I agree completely. Reminds me of a couple of...

Oh, I agree completely. Reminds me of a couple of years ago, I was doing some back of the envelope calculations regarding an all electric semi. The conclusion I came to was that with current battery...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-22-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,129
Posted By DGthe3
The pressure thing was probably pretty easy to...

The pressure thing was probably pretty easy to sort out. Accounting for people? Well, its pretty easy to come up with something that covers most of the things people do most of the time ... its those...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-22-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,684
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Posted By DGthe3
Yes, but on the other hand ... the Escalade and...

Yes, but on the other hand ... the Escalade and physics have never really got along to begin with.
Forum: Gaming Lounge 07-22-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By DGthe3
I look for exclusion sets. What I mean is, there...

I look for exclusion sets. What I mean is, there are a number of boxes that MUST contain numbers from the same subset. Simplest is a pair, but 3s can be very handy as well.

This example isn't...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-22-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,129
Posted By DGthe3
They way that DCTs work makes them essentially...

They way that DCTs work makes them essentially automated manuals (instead of manualized automatics). If it helps, picture a robot working a stick shift. Thats not accurate, but its a better...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-21-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By DGthe3
Thing is, we don't really have a section for...

Thing is, we don't really have a section for non-Camaro parts. I guess I could move it to suspension/chassis/brakes. Not sure how many people would be looking for GTO parts on a Camaro site though.
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