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Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 09-17-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Hops
so i have an update on this. The last couple...

so i have an update on this. The last couple weeks, i noticed the car wasn't tramlining anymore as it did initially from the slightly negative toe i set in the above DIY. I measured the toe this...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 09-06-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 909
Posted By Hops
How i understand it for the front suspension, the...

How i understand it for the front suspension, the only loosening and tightening up to adjust toe would be the jam nut on the outer tie rod to allow it's movement. Are technicians simply not...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-22-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,174
Posted By Hops
First off, i think all 6th gen camaros look...

First off, i think all 6th gen camaros look great, it's a matter of preference. If you're serious about buying one, see them in person ASAP, and weigh, very lightly, the internet opinions of people...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 08-21-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Hops
DIY front track alignment, max OEM camber

intro: I'm just a casual DIY'er, and ran into frustration finding someone to get a track alightment of the front end. This post tracks how i aligned the front of my ss 1le with toe plates and a...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-20-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,953
Posted By Hops
Really? You have me concerned about pavement...

Really? You have me concerned about pavement inconsistencies, didn't think toe plates would be that sensitive to that. I made two sets of initial measurements, even drove the car around the block...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-20-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,953
Posted By Hops
decided to DIY on the alignment, with toe plates...

decided to DIY on the alignment, with toe plates and a digital level, i was able to get -2.5, -2.55 in the front, and i'm front toe'd out 1/32". Thinking of putting up a DIY for this (if no one else...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers 08-16-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 20,812
Posted By Hops
that's good to know. If i had to replace my front...

that's good to know. If i had to replace my front clip in the future, i could easily repaint the detachable center black!
Forum: Wheels / Tires 08-12-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,628
Posted By Hops
Do you have a pic with these wheels on the car?

Do you have a pic with these wheels on the car?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-05-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,156
Posted By Hops
Thanks for the update! The single use bolts...

Thanks for the update! The single use bolts really do seem like a fail!
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-05-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,007
Posted By Hops
Although i haven't been in the original camaro,...

Although i haven't been in the original camaro, it looks in pictures to have a more usable back seat and more outward visibility. I'd be more happy if they made it retro in that way....LOL

My...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-05-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,195
Posted By Hops
My autoX number flew off at the first straight...

My autoX number flew off at the first straight because there were so many places for the wind to grab, but i do cut the vent covers to size for stickers like the SCCA one (1x7in), and these stay on...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-04-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,195
Posted By Hops
This is just a thinking out loud post, but could...

This is just a thinking out loud post, but could these magnetic vent covers be used as temporary track day rock guard solution? I've made autoX numbers out of these covers in the past, and they flew...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-01-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,700
Posted By Hops
Off course this is just my uninformed idle...

Off course this is just my uninformed idle speculation.... :smiling1:, but I think the problem is people want to know with certainly about the future of the Camaro, and that might be something even...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-31-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By Hops
Is this really true? Iím a little concerned if my...

Is this really true? Iím a little concerned if my 2019 front clip gets damaged for whatever reason, Iíd be forced with a 2020 replacement because of availability. I guess putting putting the black...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-30-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,571
Posted By Hops
That's great! I will be taking two kids to school...

That's great! I will be taking two kids to school with my SS in the fall!
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-30-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,666
Posted By Hops
I don't know, maybe they had the fish?

I don't know, maybe they had the fish?
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-29-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Hops
Appreciate the tip! Google maps lists a ďPure...

Appreciate the tip! Google maps lists a ďPure AutomotiveĒ in Millersville, that must be the same shop?
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-29-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Hops
Iím in Silver Spring. Iím thinking of going back...

Iím in Silver Spring. Iím thinking of going back to Induktion Motorsports, in Linthicum Heights, they did a good job with aligning my 128i, they said on the phone they hadnít done any Camaro's, but...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-28-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Hops
Finally took my ss 1le to the track

Finally got the SS 1le on the track after the 1500 mi breakin. Did a track night at NJMP Lightning track. I've done around 9 track nights at NJMP in the past with my sold bmw 128i. The 128i is the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-26-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,911
Posted By Hops
OP is an obvious troll right? That's what i...

OP is an obvious troll right? That's what i thought, then the bizarre passion for the various front clips continues... Now i don't know if it's funny or disturbing :bonk:
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-23-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Hops
I donít get the camber bolt, it looks like if you...

I donít get the camber bolt, it looks like if you tighten it, you push the knuckle away from the strut for positive camber.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 48,672
Posted By Hops
I agree with what you've wrote! I've seen a lot...

I agree with what you've wrote! I've seen a lot of people on the bimmer forums going over to the Camaro. i owned a bmw 128i for 9 years, and was close to getting a 2 series, but couldn't get the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-19-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 12,086
Posted By Hops
I'm excited about the C8, it looks great! I do...

I'm excited about the C8, it looks great! I do wonder how/if it will affect the Camaro.


I had a C6 briefly for almost 2 years. It had a chevy Cobalt steering wheel... and i loved it! I don't...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,571
Posted By Hops
i daily mine, it's really not the bad as a DD,...

i daily mine, it's really not the bad as a DD, although parking is always a careful process. The kids love the sound. Last weekend we encountered a good tunnel maybe 100 yards long. I slowed to about...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-17-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,953
Posted By Hops
If a shop can align my old bmw 128i with camber...

If a shop can align my old bmw 128i with camber plates.... would they be able to track align a SS 1le? I called this shop, and they said they specialize with euro cars, but haven't done a SS.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,953
Posted By Hops
yeah, i perhaps naively, reasoned that since gm...

yeah, i perhaps naively, reasoned that since gm designed the camaro for a track alignment, that a chevrolet dealer would be the best place to have it aligned.... LOL. Thankfully, i stopped them in...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 07-16-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,953
Posted By Hops
HELP! HELP! Today my dealer it telling me I might...

HELP! HELP! Today my dealer it telling me I might need mechanical modifications to get the factory track alignment spec! And I have a track night next week! Heís now waiting to hear back from the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-16-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By Hops
For a couple years i did Track Night In America...

For a couple years i did Track Night In America in just the novice group with my bmw 128i and had a blast even with the slower drivers, and my slowish driving at first. I don't think there would be...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-15-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,130
Posted By Hops
Maybe, but giving all v8's + 1le's the on track...

Maybe, but giving all v8's + 1le's the on track endurance really built a great reputation for the 6th gen. People complain of lack of advertising, but all the reviews where they beat on this car...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-15-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,068
Posted By Hops
The refresh was good, i bought one, and i know...

The refresh was good, i bought one, and i know others who did. Fire everyone for the placement of an emblem, glad you don't run the place.
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