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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-19-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,939
Posted By protovack
I think the black suede ones are a good buy. They...

I think the black suede ones are a good buy. They are padded and a lot better than the stock plastic pieces.

Are they worth $350? No not really. But you can find them on ebay for $220 sometimes.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-13-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By protovack
I also second the "don't buy anything" crowd. You...

I also second the "don't buy anything" crowd. You are more likely to get rock chips on the interstate than on the track. Most of the time, the worst that happens on the track is rubber scuffing which...
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By protovack
the recommended fluid is ...

the recommended fluid is
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008BZS6J8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Dexron "LS" for limited slip, additive is already in it.
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By protovack
it doesn't matter, even in the stock exhaust...

it doesn't matter, even in the stock exhaust there is virtually no restriction. All the restriction is in the down pipe.
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-08-2020, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By protovack
Why in the world would you do that? The 6th gen...

Why in the world would you do that? The 6th gen camaro is amazing with the LTG engine. Don't sell yourself short. Let's not have any more of this "i know its not the nicest camaro out there" junk....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-08-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By protovack
Well, they come stock on the 2.0T car and clear...

Well, they come stock on the 2.0T car and clear the brakes.

Now, if the set came crooked, that's going to be a problem.

I hope you are getting your money back.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-07-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,850
Posted By protovack
what kind of tires were you running

what kind of tires were you running
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-05-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 26,261
Posted By protovack
ok i found the article ...

ok i found the article

https://www.carthrottle.com/post/rev-hang-explained-and-why-petrolheads-hate-it/
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-04-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,077
Posted By protovack
Looks awesome. The LT1 could handle some light...

Looks awesome. The LT1 could handle some light track days for sure, with a couple mods.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-31-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,070
Posted By protovack
2025 camaro is going to have a 2.5 turbo, a 5.5...

2025 camaro is going to have a 2.5 turbo, a 5.5 v8, a hybrid 4cyl, and a full EV model.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-31-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,604
Posted By protovack
Out on the track, sure that logic would hold. ...

Out on the track, sure that logic would hold.

If you wanted to mod a 6th gen Camaro to be competitive with the SS, you would have wanted to get a 2.0 LTG and do full upgrades on it, none of which...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-30-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,604
Posted By protovack
Okay, so if you really are not happy with the...

Okay, so if you really are not happy with the power of the V6, which, to me it sounds like you aren't, then realize that it will cost you more to make it into an SS than just buying an SS in the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-30-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By protovack
Those ones you found are the 6th gen 18" wheels....

Those ones you found are the 6th gen 18" wheels. There are actually two 18" OEM wheels, that being the more common type. The other version has split spokes. I run them year round on my 2.0T. Not...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-30-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,604
Posted By protovack
I've owned a 1978 with a built 350 V8, also owned...

I've owned a 1978 with a built 350 V8, also owned a 6th gen SS 1LE and put multiple track days on it, and I've driven the 6 and now own a turbo 4. The smaller engine cars do not drive like generic...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-30-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By protovack
Scat pack stock tires are 245 all seasons so off...

Scat pack stock tires are 245 all seasons so off the line, your SS should hook up first and be gone before their tires are done spinning. If you are already rolling, its a different story. Scat pack...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-30-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,604
Posted By protovack
Suddenly a sports car with 330hp on the alpha...

Suddenly a sports car with 330hp on the alpha platform is a "generic sedan" and you "can't even call it a camaro"? That is probably the most outlandish thing I've read in a while. I know you're being...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-30-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,604
Posted By protovack
All I can say is, just wait and don't do anything...

All I can say is, just wait and don't do anything stupid that will take you years to recover from financially. And evaluate your car based on how you feel when driving it, not on a fantasy about how...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-29-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By protovack
this is a built in safety, it sounds like normal...

this is a built in safety, it sounds like normal operation.
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-29-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 26,261
Posted By protovack
https://www.carthrottle.com/post/rev-hang-explaine...

https://www.carthrottle.com/post/rev-hang-explained-and-why-petrolheads-hate-it/

this explains it, I think :)
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-28-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,287
Posted By protovack
Experience tells me--buy the car that you are...

Experience tells me--buy the car that you are going to get the most use out of. There is nothing worse than a car that has tons more capability than you ever use. OP never told us how he plans to use...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-25-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,287
Posted By protovack
I'd say go for the new SS 1LE all the way. You'll...

I'd say go for the new SS 1LE all the way. You'll get a warranty. And it's so much car, way more than you could ever use on the street.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-14-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By protovack
^^^ I would second that, I'm not so sure about...

^^^ I would second that, I'm not so sure about recommending motul 5.1 for the track. There are some people in this corvette thread that have boiled their motul 5.1 pretty easily.
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-14-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By protovack
ah yea, in an apartment parking lot it wouldn't...

ah yea, in an apartment parking lot it wouldn't be as easy :)
But yea, rear diff is a 5-10 min job. it's easier than changing engine oil, no filter, no oil all over your hands. Just drain and fill. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-14-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,823
Posted By protovack
would love to see the data broken out year by...

would love to see the data broken out year by year, the trade-in rate, etc. Also compared to mustang.

The thought has definitely occurred to me before. It seems anecdotally like people really...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-13-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By protovack
You could have unhooked your own battery, takes...

You could have unhooked your own battery, takes all of 2 minutes.
You could have done the rear diff fluid in 5 minutes in your garage.
Track alignment for doing one track day is not the best...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-11-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By protovack
just remember, more than anything else, you need...

just remember, more than anything else, you need to be able to stop your car. Therefore, always be aware of what brake fluid is in your system, its age, whether its been boiled before, etc. You never...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-10-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,217
Posted By protovack
The appeal is the simplicity. You get to focus...

The appeal is the simplicity. You get to focus completely on the drive. I'm fairly powertrain agnostic. As long as there is a reliable mechanism for getting the car up to speed, I'm good. Sometimes...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-10-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By protovack
Welcome! Yes the LTG can be amazing on the road...

Welcome! Yes the LTG can be amazing on the road course as well as autocross. It also does not need much to be track capable.

If you are new to track driving, I recommend doing a high performance...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-06-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,687
Posted By protovack
it's exactly what was predicted the alpha2...

it's exactly what was predicted
the alpha2 cars (cadillac sedans) are placeholders. Doesn't mean they aren't incredible cars.
GM is going to VSS-R and it will have a variant for electric, and also...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 01-05-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By protovack
second that

second that
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