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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-18-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By FASTFATBOY
This is a common issue on Corvettes, I hear my...

This is a common issue on Corvettes, I hear my ZL1 do it also. When you first let out on the clutch in reverse or forward it will "click"


It's rust on the splines of the axle where it goes into...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 06-13-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By FASTFATBOY
As far as I know the 5th gen ZL1 didn't have a...

As far as I know the 5th gen ZL1 didn't have a "track package" they had option wheels(polished 5 spoke over the black wheels).
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-11-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Stay with plain blank rotors, you don't need the...

Stay with plain blank rotors, you don't need the hard parking rotors, they crack and fail. With the correct pads you don't need cooling, they want to be hot and stay hot....but not too hot. It will...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-09-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Brake pads are the most important thing along...

Brake pads are the most important thing along with fluid, you'd be amazed at how capable the stock stuff is with Raybestos ST43 or ST47 pads and ATE fluid
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-30-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Drag racing will fade away, when I discovered...

Drag racing will fade away, when I discovered road racing I had just finished a 1994 Z28 with an all motor 383 that ran mid 10's @125 that was a streetcar with overdrive.


I had a drag racing...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-30-2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By FASTFATBOY
I disagree, get the car where it handles in a...

I disagree, get the car where it handles in a neutral fashion then get the most out of the car you can. Drive the car on crap tires so you know how the car moves around and you develop muscle memory...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-29-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Can't edit my post. As a novice don't...

Can't edit my post.


As a novice don't modify the car other than brake pads, alignment, brake fluid, and a rear swaybar to improve balance .


Leave the car alone and learn how to drive it in...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-29-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By FASTFATBOY
These cars are made to push, my ZL1 was a snow...

These cars are made to push, my ZL1 was a snow plow on track. I put a Detroit Speed adjustable rear swaybar on the car and it is much better balanced now. Leave the tires alone, more camber in the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-20-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,408
Posted By FASTFATBOY
For $40-45K you can buy a used 6th Gen SS 1LE and...

For $40-45K you can buy a used 6th Gen SS 1LE and it's faster around a track than the Z28.


The Z28 was a limited production car but it was quickly made obsolete by the 6th gen SS 1LE
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-19-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By FASTFATBOY
I do not own one and won't own one(an LS7), when...

I do not own one and won't own one(an LS7), when I was doing track days in a 99 Z28 I did a lot of reading and research on a C5 vs a C6 Z06 for track days as that was my next step in a track car. The...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By FASTFATBOY
No, they didn't correct it. All LS7's have this...

No, they didn't correct it. All LS7's have this issue. From what I have read the valve seat is not concentric with the valve guide and the guide is too short for the longer valve in the LS7.

...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By FASTFATBOY
My point is, saying that without knowing how real...

My point is, saying that without knowing how real this issue is is giving out bad info. On the Facebook Z06 pages these heads are constantly being done and redone to avoid the well known valve...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 04-17-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Bad info, the LS7 has a very well known...

Bad info, the LS7 has a very well known valve/valve guide issue that destroys the engine completely when a valve drops, it is not your typical "small block Chevy"
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-17-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Have a sign shop make whatever you want. ...

Have a sign shop make whatever you want.


I have made them myself with a straight edge and a box cutter and installed them.


These are 3M Dinoc carbon fiber

...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 04-07-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By FASTFATBOY
If you replaced tires the tire store "should"...

If you replaced tires the tire store "should" have let you know you had bent wheels as it is very easy to see on the balance machine.


I would take it back to the tire store and tell them it has...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-05-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,038
Posted By FASTFATBOY
I didn't read the thread but if the ZL1's heat...

I didn't read the thread but if the ZL1's heat exchanger fluid is low or has a bubble in it the ZL1 is a turrrd.


IAT2 temps skyrocket and it pulls a ton of timing
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-03-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By FASTFATBOY
I bought the Dorman factory ones off Amazon for...

I bought the Dorman factory ones off Amazon for my Zl1, they have been good
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-02-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 154,090
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Thanks everyone, the old girl looks great for...

Thanks everyone, the old girl looks great for 110,000 miles.



I taught myself how to do paint correction many years ago watching YouTube vids(Junkman2000) and have gotten better and better at...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-02-2022, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 154,090
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Stock fuel system with only bigger injectors. ...

Stock fuel system with only bigger injectors.


In cool air it will touch 14lbs of boost right before I shift it.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-01-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Justin White(The tuner) did a blower test of all...

Justin White(The tuner) did a blower test of all the ported blowers back to back to back on a CTSV an MAD (Modern Airflow Dynamics) made the most power. This was 2 years or so ago I think.


...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-01-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 154,090
Posted By FASTFATBOY
New wheels ...

New wheels

...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-24-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By FASTFATBOY
With the factory size tires, huge improvement. ...

With the factory size tires, huge improvement.

...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-24-2022, 02:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By FASTFATBOY
I'm thinking you haven't seen what a dropped...

I'm thinking you haven't seen what a dropped valve does to an engine. More often than not it's a total loss.


You won't go to a junkyard and find an LS7 like you will and LS1, 2, 3.


When it...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-23-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By FASTFATBOY
The reason you can't find anything on this forum...

The reason you can't find anything on this forum is the Z28 carries a very small fraction of the 427's.


Want to learn about the valve issues? Go read on Corvetteforum.com
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-19-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By FASTFATBOY
You will need a small spacer on the rear as they...

You will need a small spacer on the rear as they just barely rub the inner fender. The wheel itself rubs, not the tire.
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-18-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By FASTFATBOY
2017 SS 1LE wheels on a 2013 ZL1

Stock 6th gen tire sizes, I kinda dig it.



I think it might look better with the stock 5th Gen Zl1 tire sizes, I am going to swap them over.


...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-18-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,158
Posted By FASTFATBOY
How about some 6th Gen SS 1LE wheels on a 5th Gen...

How about some 6th Gen SS 1LE wheels on a 5th Gen ZL1

...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-18-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By FASTFATBOY
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-14-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By FASTFATBOY
TPMS light and top speed question

I will borrow a set of 6th Gen SS 1 lE wheels and put on my 5th gen ZL1 to do to the track and run.


If the TPMS light is on will it effect performance in any way?


Reason I ask is track guys...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-08-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 1,032,857
Posted By FASTFATBOY
M6 anything goes list 2013 Zl1 M6 2.4...

M6 anything goes list


2013 Zl1 M6
2.4 pulley
Vmax ported throttle body
K&N CAI
Cat delete
400 tread wear street tire
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