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Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-30-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,871
Posted By racer01
Lots of really good advice here, but I fear it is...

Lots of really good advice here, but I fear it is probably more for the collective community than the OP.
I'll summarize in my own words as someone who started tracking in 1998 in a 94' Rx-7. I...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-23-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,871
Posted By racer01
3R is probably good for close to 1 sec...

3R is probably good for close to 1 sec improvement for every mile of track I'd say (of course depending on the track). Quite a bit stickier and last maybe 25%-35% as long as the 3's. Problem is...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-23-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,871
Posted By racer01
100% Rear toe rods (SPL or BMR) and 1LE solid...

100% Rear toe rods (SPL or BMR) and 1LE solid cradle bushing or lockout. Thats it.

Stock rear toe gets knocked out every dang track day for me. PITA
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 01-20-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,180
Posted By racer01
Just got $56k trade in on a non 1LE with many...

Just got $56k trade in on a non 1LE with many more miles (not padded...I had negotiated price of new car before discussing trade).
This is a great price on a beautiful car. I have seen it in...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-08-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,871
Posted By racer01
To start out for reference and relativity I have...

To start out for reference and relativity I have a similar list of recent cars
Jeep Rubicon (13' and 17'), 15' APR Stage II Golf R, 16' Cayman, 18'GT 350, 18' TRD Pro Tacoma manual, 14' GT3, 18'...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-17-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By racer01
The biggest side benefit of the ZL1 to me is...

The biggest side benefit of the ZL1 to me is having all the performance but flying "under the radar". I live in a pretty small rural South Carolina town, and previous cars over the last few years...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-17-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By racer01
I also cross shopped C7 Z and GS and ended up...

I also cross shopped C7 Z and GS and ended up going ZL1, mainly for the amazing chassis/cooling/brakes for road course use. Continues to surprise me (and most "mild" car folks just don't understand)...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-08-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,866
Posted By racer01
Unfortunately the rear toe gets knocked out...

Unfortunately the rear toe gets knocked out really (really) easy on these cars with the eccentric bolt design in the rear. I can hold rear toe settings on the street, but one track day knocks it way...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-01-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By racer01
I am a betting a powdered doughnut that it is pad...

I am a betting a powdered doughnut that it is pad taper. I have tracked cars for 20 years probably 15 different cars and nearly every stock caliper eventually caused some pad taper, some were...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-18-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By racer01
Might be from a chunk of rubber....would explain...

Might be from a chunk of rubber....would explain why it was only on one rotor for me. I had enough clag in that wheel to make a pretty decent sized pile on the driveway when removing wheels. My...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-18-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By racer01
Interesting. Got a similar wear pattern on just...

Interesting. Got a similar wear pattern on just one of my front rotors (driver side) after the last track day. Previous 3 track days showed nothing but perfect pad transfer and no heat checking. ...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-16-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By racer01
I had to read it a few times (and check my video)...

I had to read it a few times (and check my video) and the 5200 rpm is the revs the engine drops to when you have the clutch in and throttle pinned. NLS is not enabled until 5k, and optimum shift...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-14-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By racer01
It took a bit to train myself to not lift, but...

It took a bit to train myself to not lift, but turns out to be one of my favorite hidden little tricks of the car. I don't use it much on the street, but damn if it isn't fun as hell on the track. ...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-12-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By racer01
If they aren't tapered too bad and feel good I'd...

If they aren't tapered too bad and feel good I'd sure as heck run them on the street. Unless you are being chased by cops and driving like a maniac you can't get anywhere near track temps into them...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-12-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By racer01
I'd be interested in brand and compound of the...

I'd be interested in brand and compound of the "track day pads" you were using. This is very important information for evaluation of your situation, as well as very valuable info for others looking...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-05-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By racer01
Not likely. They are torque plus an angle...

Not likely. They are torque plus an angle reading. Total PIA. More likely they will just give them their normal alignment bolt torque spec (a few ugga dugga's) and call it a day, as the angle...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-05-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By racer01
From this post: ...

From this post: https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=502324

Part Numbers:
Front Shock Bolts: 11547494
Rear Camber Bolt: 11547215
Rear Toe Bolt: 11611276
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-01-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 110,830
Posted By racer01
Track = Roebling Road Elapsed Time = 1:20.58 ...

Track = Roebling Road
Elapsed Time = 1:20.58
Camaro Year / Model / Trim = 2019 ZL1 manual
Date = 9/30/20
Tires = Goodyear SC3
Mods = Wilwood Brake fluid

...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 110,830
Posted By racer01
Track (which config if applicable) = Roebling...

Track (which config if applicable) = Roebling Road Raceway
Elapsed Time = 1:21.83
Camaro Model = 19' ZL1 6 speed
Date =9/11/2020
Tires = stock GY SC3 (2018 date codes)
Mods = track alignment and...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-04-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By racer01
In 4 cylinder Tacoma they axed the manual a few...

In 4 cylinder Tacoma they axed the manual a few years back for any driveline configuration.
Can still get a TRD sport or TRD Pro 4x4 with manual for a measly $45k....I had a 2018 for a while. ...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-28-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,657
Posted By racer01
Couldn't agree more. Had a C5Z and C6 that I...

Couldn't agree more. Had a C5Z and C6 that I tracked, and never really got interested in the C7 as it seemed to have that same chassis twitchiness (transverse leaf spring issue?) that the earlier...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-28-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By racer01
to play along first....VIR, 90+F and humid, 30...

to play along first....VIR, 90+F and humid, 30 min session, Instructor group DE speeds.
Max water 216F
Max Oil. 262F
Max Trans 225F (manual)

In your original post you seem to be interested...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-28-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,634
Posted By racer01
Is yours a 2019? I pulled the fuse on my...

Is yours a 2019?
I pulled the fuse on my 2019 and instant CEL as well. Immediately sent me a text to my phone! Had to disconnect neg terminal, so while I was at it I just disconnected the...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-15-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,526
Posted By racer01
Ok....well 4 quarts of Tremec HP-MTF coming my...

Ok....well 4 quarts of Tremec HP-MTF coming my way. Just did 2 days at VIR in the summer heat and getting to about 225F trans temps at the end of 30 min sessions and occasionally got some balky...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-30-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,925
Posted By racer01
I get the focus is on air ducts, but holy crap...

I get the focus is on air ducts, but holy crap those rotors look worn from just plain track mileage. Am I seeing right that the "j" hook indention is almost gone in some places and nearly 1/8" lip? ...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-25-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,193
Posted By racer01
Thankful for this tread. I didn't want to buy an...

Thankful for this tread. I didn't want to buy an axle back and cut up the car, so playing around with getting more sound of the stock system. Unplugged the valves, have the rear seats down, and...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-22-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,749
Posted By racer01
Wow...yeah that was a bad weekend. Had a few...

Wow...yeah that was a bad weekend. Had a few cars since then, and had a 2020 Supra at VIR last, but finally getting the ZL1 there in a few weeks with Trackdaze on Aug 10th-11th. Super excited to...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-22-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,749
Posted By racer01
I owned a 2018 GT350 and now have a 19' ZL1. ...

I owned a 2018 GT350 and now have a 19' ZL1. Just a few quick points, but both are really fun cars but obviously I like the ZL1 quite a bit better.

1. I'll try to be objective on other non...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 06-03-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 33,194
Posted By racer01
I agree. Its sad but true. I have owned 50+...

I agree. Its sad but true. I have owned 50+ cars and I am a hack mechanic and dealerships have royally screwed up way more of my cars than I have...and with my mechanical ability that is really...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-22-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By racer01
Understood. The difference is the review mirror...

Understood. The difference is the review mirror (up on the windshield) turns into a camera for better visibility in some situations on the newer non-1LE. That is an addition to the backup camera,...
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