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Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-03-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By tmalaquin
I have a similar setup, I don't think I want to...

I have a similar setup, I don't think I want to ride my DD setup with more than 3 deg of camber though, steering will feel horrible on uneven surfaces , not to mention premature wear on those 20''...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-02-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By tmalaquin
That's exactly what I have in mind but I just...

That's exactly what I have in mind but I just want to make sure it's feasible before I buy those camber plates. I want to avoid the toe plates, makes the list of track preps even longer, but yeah...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-02-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By tmalaquin
I actually get too much wear on the outside with...

I actually get too much wear on the outside with -2.7 deg at the track so I end up with 4 Tdays per set of tire which is not viable. I would be ok to sacrifice a few tenth for more track time with...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-01-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By tmalaquin
I wonder how much total toe out would be...

I wonder how much total toe out would be acceptable for track days.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-29-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By tmalaquin
DD with camber plates ?

Hey folks

I am highly considering installing camber plates on my SS1LE. (Vorschalg or equivalent)
I need more camber than stock setup can offer for track days,(wearing outer edge at -2.7deg),...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 01-16-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,602
Posted By tmalaquin
Any feedback on the Falken rt660s? I have read...

Any feedback on the Falken rt660s? I have read steering feel is exceptional, do you confirm ?
I had SC3R on 19'' 305 square last season but they did only 4 TD and I did not like the steering...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 01-08-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By tmalaquin
My guess is the 20inch wheels from the SS 1Le and...

My guess is the 20inch wheels from the SS 1Le and ZL1 are heavier than other variants and generate shake / vibrations when they are exited at their modal frequencies (12 to 20Hz), hence the hydros to...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-20-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By tmalaquin
I m pretty happy about the OEM performance, no...

I m pretty happy about the OEM performance, no need to upgrade rotors...
I have more confidence in GM and Brembo validation testing than aftermarket.
GM went though a very thorough validation plan...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-19-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By tmalaquin
file:///C:/Users/tanguymalaquin/Downloads/IMG-6860...

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My attempt to upload the pics was not successful...

They have 30k miles and around...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-19-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By tmalaquin
yeah, that's where I got this quote from lol

yeah, that's where I got this quote from lol
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-19-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By tmalaquin
OEM front rotors price

Gents,

My car is due for new rotors, where do you guys buy yours ? best price I could get was $980 for the pair without taxes... do you know any better deal ?

Not looking at rings or whatever,...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-16-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,581
Posted By tmalaquin
Same here, interested in the root cause and...

Same here, interested in the root cause and potential fix. Happened to me several time during trackdays on straight line when going from 2nd to 3rd. Cheers
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 09-23-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By tmalaquin
Just 3 track days, 2 Laguna Seca and 1 Thill ...

Just 3 track days, 2 Laguna Seca and 1 Thill
Maybe 3h of track total
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 09-23-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By tmalaquin
@trackClub regarding your brake fade vs fluid...

@trackClub regarding your brake fade vs fluid boil comment, you are saying that there is some progression when the fluid starts boiling ? first the pedal get soft and travel increase and then pedal...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 09-21-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By tmalaquin
Looks like SRF and possibly Ti shims seems to...

Looks like SRF and possibly Ti shims seems to help for the pedal feel.
I would think that the Ti shims would make the temperature worse for the pads, but better for the fluid.
I did not consider...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 09-21-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By tmalaquin
Appreciate your input, unfortunately I dont have...

Appreciate your input, unfortunately I dont have the heat info, I would need to install some thermocouples. The whole brake system is OE (SS 1LE) except fluid and Pads. Looks like the RTF 600 is not...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 09-21-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By tmalaquin
brake fade with race pads

Hello all,

I have experienced brake fade during my last track day, pedal got spongy in mid session.

Weather was quite hot (around 90F) but track was moderately heavy on brakes (Thill west - 2...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-22-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By tmalaquin
I run 19x11 ET11 Apex wheel up front and I could...

I run 19x11 ET11 Apex wheel up front and I could get -2.7 deg camber with no grinding, I used a 3mm spacer.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-22-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By tmalaquin
I have a similar leak on mine at 25k miles, let...

I have a similar leak on mine at 25k miles, let me know if you managed to get them replaced under warranty !
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-26-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By tmalaquin
Thanks, the wear looks very good especially after...

Thanks, the wear looks very good especially after that much track time !
I will try to get closer to - 2.7 / 2.9 deg F for trackdays and go back to -2 F for DD. This is where a good camber plate can...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-25-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By tmalaquin
yeah I saw that, looks like he is running -2.7deg...

yeah I saw that, looks like he is running -2.7deg but definitely has wear issues, Either due to the toe being off or the tire itself beeing defective.

Curious to know if anyone else is going...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 06-25-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By tmalaquin
Aligmnent for 305/35/R19 square

Gents,

I was a Laguna last weekend, trying out my new set of Apex wheels with goodyear S3R tire. I am very pleased with the new setup, however, I noticed a bit of under-steer in corner entry and...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-29-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By tmalaquin
I am going to Laguna on JUN20 with PCA !

I am going to Laguna on JUN20 with PCA !
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-20-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,012
Posted By tmalaquin
Can someone please send me the GM PNs for ZLE OE...

Can someone please send me the GM PNs for ZLE OE wheels ?
Are they made by Dicastal China like the SS 1lE wheels ?
thanks !
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-19-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,619
Posted By tmalaquin
Agreed...I will definitely consider adding some...

Agreed...I will definitely consider adding some 101 octane for the next track days, hopefully in June at Laguna !
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-18-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,619
Posted By tmalaquin
So I went to that Sunol gas station to put some...

So I went to that Sunol gas station to put some race fuel(1/3 tank) Definitely improves power, like in the Michigan days with 93. However no Special notes on the exhaust, I was hoping it would bring...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-18-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,193
Posted By tmalaquin
@TIM M nice shot ! Did you race with some M and...

@TIM M nice shot !
Did you race with some M and Porsche aficionados on the Ring ? what lap time did you achieve ?
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-13-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,685
Posted By tmalaquin
Vredestein tires are a good alternative to...

Vredestein tires are a good alternative to premium brands in Europe, especially for German cars
Never bought them but I heard good stuff.
Not sure if I would use them for track only, they don't...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-12-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By tmalaquin
I was thinking the same but Apex 18” wheel are...

I was thinking the same but Apex 18” wheel are actually slightly heavier than their 19”, and there is not much tire options compare to 19”.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-10-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 92,954
Posted By tmalaquin
Just bought a full set of DTC-70s, still...

Just bought a full set of DTC-70s, still wondering if I need to add shims or no, any thoughts ? using MOTUL RBF 600.
Also, is there any risks triggering ABS under heavy braking with the OEM tires...
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