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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross Today, 08:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,282
Posted By Norm Peterson
Unless the rain continues to move off more...

Unless the rain continues to move off more quickly, I may be in for a wet 3rd session today (TNiA event @ NJMP).

But I've driven in absolute downpours. One thing you may want to be careful about...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
There's a difference between running cambers to...

There's a difference between running cambers to maximize cornering capability - and this should be with respect to how hard you're actually going to be driving, and cambers that are extreme for the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 06:51 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
Let's just say that the numbers are there, but...

Let's just say that the numbers are there, but the character isn't (not quite), and not go any further down that rabbit hole again.


Norm
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
I'm going to push back a little here. "Stance"...

I'm going to push back a little here. "Stance" seems to have become code for "conforming to a appearance conventions selected by others for appearance sake alone". No matter if it's completely...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
Six-cylinder engines have a distinctive sound all...

Six-cylinder engines have a distinctive sound all their own, or they can with only a little work. Granted, the 'smoother' sound of a 6 might take a little getting used to if you're coming from V8's...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,164
Posted By Norm Peterson
Or maybe he was only thinking "Go Eagles!". ...

Or maybe he was only thinking "Go Eagles!".


Norm
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-23-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
I didn't say there's no need with a V6. Just less...

I didn't say there's no need with a V6. Just less reason to, unless something else is going on in some particular engine that probably shouldn't be.


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-23-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 724
Posted By Norm Peterson
Newbie drivers are more apt to use the brakes...

Newbie drivers are more apt to use the brakes less hard but for longer periods of time, and use them to brush off speed in places where with more experience they wouldn't use them at all.

Keep in...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-23-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
A V6 ought to have less need than a V8 for a...

A V6 ought to have less need than a V8 for a catch can specifically because a 60° V angle will drain oil out of the outboard-side valve covers/cam covers better in the corners than a 90° V angle. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-22-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,365
Posted By Norm Peterson
I read his comments as describing the 6's and...

I read his comments as describing the 6's and sixxers driving with a "lighter touch", and the heavier (and slightly more front-heavy) 8's being more deliberate in their moves. At least theoretically,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-19-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Norm Peterson
Can you add a couple of oval-head sheetmetal...

Can you add a couple of oval-head sheetmetal screws?


When I first read the title I thought you got a warning from the track or the organizers.


Norm
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 965
Posted By Norm Peterson
Home is different because that's a closed system...

Home is different because that's a closed system (save for a little make-up air to cover for the house being less than perfectly tight).

Your car with the fan off is much more like what your...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,104
Posted By Norm Peterson
Spending less time in the 'vs' sections will...

Spending less time in the 'vs' sections will probably go a long way toward that goal. Almost by definition, 'vs' invites argument.


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-18-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Norm Peterson
Nice, thanks. Guys, you should be able to...

Nice, thanks.

Guys, you should be able to estimate how much to grind from the center to center distance between the upper and lower holes and using a little trig. They're pretty close together, so...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-18-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 965
Posted By Norm Peterson
I strongly doubt it's as all or nothing as that. ...

I strongly doubt it's as all or nothing as that. More likely it's something that for some other reason is more noticeable in some cars than others. It's much worse in my wife's Subie than it is in...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,104
Posted By Norm Peterson
Go to quote the post that claims to have a video...

Go to quote the post that claims to have a video link. Then copy the text after the"v=" in the video link but before any"&" character. Go to Youtube in a new tab and paste what you copied into...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-17-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 965
Posted By Norm Peterson
My guess is that the vents are not shut in order...

My guess is that the vents are not shut in order provide at least a little cabin fresh air ventilation when the car is moving. Otherwise humidity levels inside could rise and the windows become more...
Forum: Ask AL 04-17-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,955
Posted By Norm Peterson
sometimes, not even in today's instant-access...

sometimes, not even in today's instant-access world.


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-16-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
Hacking doesn't concern me anywhere near as much...

Hacking doesn't concern me anywhere near as much as things like cloud server loss of power, in-car computer problems, and sensors going inop. Never mind how well (or not) these systems will tolerate...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-16-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
Aren't there some privacy concerns involved here?...

Aren't there some privacy concerns involved here? How would the use of V2V for speed enforcement fit within established legal opinions regarding due process and unreasonable search/seizure?
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-16-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,787
Posted By Norm Peterson
Congrats. By being a member of Camaro6, you...

Congrats.

By being a member of Camaro6, you also got membership in Corvette7 (and Camaro5). The Forum Jump feature at the bottom right can bring you directly back and forth among all three.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-15-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
Understand that in-car navigation (via any...

Understand that in-car navigation (via any device) is completely outside my experience. Didn't start out driving with it available, don't have much use for it now.


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-15-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
Red was suggesting "People that are endorsing...

Red was suggesting "People that are endorsing these vehicles are just asking you to look at this objectively", and your earlier post was convenient evidence to the contrary. That's it, nothing else....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-15-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,787
Posted By Norm Peterson
Even 580 vs the 1LE's 455 might not carry...

Even 580 vs the 1LE's 455 might not carry "priority status".


Norm
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-14-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,601
Posted By Norm Peterson
I may not be the only person here who does not do...

I may not be the only person here who does not do the book-face thing . . .


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-14-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
The following ↓↓↓ is objectively stated? I sure...

The following ↓↓↓ is objectively stated? I sure can't read it that way - "no matter what . . ." is a pretty absolute and uncompromising attitude, and it certainly does imply that there are those who...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-14-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,601
Posted By Norm Peterson
Try uploading those pictures directly from your...

Try uploading those pictures directly from your computer as attachments. Pee-bucket is doing its usual thing again.


Norm
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
Let me turn that around . . . there isn't...

Let me turn that around . . . there isn't anything so technically or physically difficult about driving that would prevent most people from being better than whatever we're assuming is 'average'.

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
It's not without basis. I'm also quite certain...

It's not without basis. I'm also quite certain that my wife can make the same claims about not getting into either ABS or stability control that I do.


As soon as I read that I was immediately...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-12-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,138
Posted By Norm Peterson
That is, in fact, true. Whether you care to...

That is, in fact, true. Whether you care to believe it or not.

When there is nothing to report where any of these technologies have done me any good when I had any of them available, that is the...
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