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Russ Gilbert

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Russ Gilbert
Superfest Friday (June 29) returns to the COPO Build Center and Gm Heritage Center. If anyone wants to see how they build the 6th gen COPOs in Oxford. Then there will be some special Camaros on disp...
Timothy Drouillard
Registration will start in February 2018 – watch our website www.camarosuperfest.com and here on FB or announcements! Our HQ hotel is the same… Marriott at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti, MI and they are ready to take your reservations. We hope to see YOU and your Camaro in 2018!!
  • January 30, 2018
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Russ Gilbert
30 years from now when we have flying cars on auto pilot, it will be fun to look back at the awesome years you could buy a new Camaro with wheelie bars and a parachute. Such a cool time in auto history to have 1LEs, COPOs, ZR1s...
  • January 31, 2018
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Timothy Drouillard
The only thing missing is a VIN (grin).
  • January 31, 2018
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Russ Gilbert
Just start with a cheap donor car w/ VIN and build your own: http://www.copopartsdirect.com/
  • January 31, 2018
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Timothy Drouillard
To old/lazy.
  • January 31, 2018
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CJ Hall
Waiting to see the Friday evening event, before I announce a club dinner at the Hall's house in Ann Arbor.
  • January 31, 2018
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Timothy Drouillard
CAMARO SUPERFEST 2018 announces online registration will open on Friday, Feb 23th at 10pm!! Our event plans include track time at a local road course, open house at Livernois Motorsports and their dyno AT CSF on Sat/Sunday, tour of the GM Heritage Center, dinner at the Lingenfelter Collection and mo...
  • January 31, 2018
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
New school meets old school
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Russ Gilbert
Lot of symbolism there. Where the old and new generations meet to race!
  • December 10, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
  • December 10, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
You tricked me into watching it.
  • December 10, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
Is Vanna gonna be there?
  • December 10, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Soon.
  • December 10, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Looks like it will be announced on that YouTube link. On Facebook they said - in a few days.
  • December 10, 2017
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David Poynter
Finally had to create a YouTube account.
  • December 11, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Looks like the Camarofest news is imminent! If I had to guess, a Saturday news drop, since it is a off work day to put together the announcement. Any guesses where it will be? Vegas, Gateway, Roa...
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Russ Gilbert
...really hoping for Road America! Mr Wyndham did just get a new ZL1 - 1LE, so an epic road course could be what has been "brewing"
  • December 7, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
The Chicago are would be close enough for me to go to my 3rd Camarofest.
  • December 7, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
That close I would go too..
  • December 7, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
If it does go to the West Coast... there is always the LS Fest in Bowling Green KY. Which is even bigger.
  • December 7, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Detroit Autorama 2018 is the first weekend in March. Always a great show with tons of hot rods, vendors, Hot Wheels... Anyone interested in a club lunch, then head to the show on Sat March 3rd 2018? ...
Kyle Fillo
Id be down
  • December 4, 2017
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Samantha Moore
Im game
  • December 4, 2017
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Vaughn & Rose Reid
Sounds great!
  • December 4, 2017
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Frank Nicklyn
Yes.
  • December 5, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Thanks for the feedback, event is now up.
  • December 5, 2017
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Susie Goodrich Weeks
Sounds fun!
  • December 6, 2017
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David Poynter
Count me in.
  • December 7, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
2018 Camarofest, Mr Wyndham just dropped a hint that the location plan is "brewing." Gateway Motorsport Park is my guess. Who's in for a road trip to the Arch!
David Poynter
Sounds like a plan. Track time is always good. Bad enough I had to miss last two outings to GINGERMAN. But the powers to be say we should able to drive on a fresh (and correctly) rebuilt new street for the sub-division. The last three weeks it looked like I-75 in front of the house.
  • October 31, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
It’s amazing that a simple comment like ‘is brewing’ , automatically people assume it’s associated with ‘Budwiser’ Thus implies St Louis’ ???
  • November 1, 2017
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Jim Sandt  1Cor.1:18
Yeah it could be Milwaukee.
  • November 1, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Wherever it is I will go. Based on the hints let out so far, and the first class motorsports park at Gateway... my guess is St. Louis.
  • November 1, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
They are now saying they plan on releasing the destination shortly after Thanksgiving.
  • November 9, 2017
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Kevin jahna
When is it
  • November 9, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Thanksgiving is the 23rd.
  • November 9, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Twin Z28s today at Gingerman.
Dennis Lathon
I would love to Russ but to far with out a trailer for me. In fact I just had to plug the LR from M1, had a small finishing nail right in the middle. Have that happen across the state and I am screwed, unlike when I am streeting with a square setup like you guys have with the 1Le's.
  • October 24, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Could put some spare tires in my trailer. And I always carry tire plugs. At worse if something really broke down, could always leave it out there and come back later with a trailer. They have storage rentals. But, the weather is looking kinda cool. Right now showing mid 40s/cloudy.. If the weath...
  • October 24, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
Which spare do you bring when you have 4 total different tires. I am gonna hope the 5th holds up and finish the season at M1.
  • October 24, 2017
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Dennis and Dawn Ledbetter
4 tires and none match....yeeesh,sounds like my sister's car!
  • October 24, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
Unfortunately they don't match, u get 4 different tires that aren't swapable.
  • October 24, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Front and rear are different sizes, plus they are unidirectional, so they are different side to side.
  • October 24, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
When I drive my street car out there, I have tire plugs with me and a small tool kit. Anything major goes wrong I would just leave it there and come back and get it with a trailer. But knock on wood, have never had to touch a thing. There are a million things that could go wrong on any trip. I ju...
  • October 25, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Going to throw an idea out there; Detroit Camaro Strong Club. Since we need new shirts...and banners...and event participation dwindling quickly to a few diehards...could it be time to change the cl...
Russ Gilbert
Maybe... put it as a vote item in November...but for club input only. Then, the new Board when in place can use that input to decide if they want to act on it. That way the Nov election will focus on the Board, then later the new Board can deal with the club name if it is shown there is interest ...
  • October 11, 2017
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Sean Tolmasoff
As an outsider if I may chime in as a former President, and VP for our local club CCCF (Classic Camaro of Central Florida) I have been a member since 1994. The club when originally formed was for 1st Gen’s only and finally opened up in 1990 to the 1st-3rd gen cars. We are open to all generations our...
  • October 11, 2017
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David Poynter
Russ I hate to say it but you are probably right.
  • October 11, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
And I'm guessing Sean, that now that the membership is back down to previous levels, the old timers are quite happy.
It was small back then when they joined, and their friends that joined then are still there, so they are all happy.

Many people just don't like change.

We have some of those same concer...
  • October 11, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
I agree Russ. Put the club names on the ballot, then wait and let the new board decide what to do.
  • October 11, 2017
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Sean Tolmasoff
Tim yes for a few founding members they are happy, but in turn they pay the membership dues and have yet to show up the past 2 years to any events or meetings unless it has to do with any proposed changes to the club then they will chime in.

I would love to see more participation in our club to the ...
  • October 12, 2017
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Kyle Fillo
FINE Then!
  • October 12, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Anyone have an LS3/L99 intake manifold sitting around? Looking for one for my road course car. Has the truck intake on it now for short tracks, want to have a shorter runner intake manifold for the ...
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Jody Young
Hang on, Might have one next to my muffin pans.
  • October 8, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Just put a blower on Unrulie and I'll give you a hundy for the intake. You'll be fast, and have a hundred dollar bill in your pocket. Win-Win.
  • October 8, 2017
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Frank Nicklyn
I have one Russ. No injectors or fuel rail, just the intake.
  • October 9, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
right left left straight hairpin straight right left right ... repeat
David Poynter
Russ did HAGGERTY take the photographs? would you mind sharing where to access the photos?
  • September 21, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
  • September 21, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
And yes, the Hagerty rep announced that they were going to provide photo's.
  • September 21, 2017
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David Poynter
Tim I received three different e-mails today from HAGGERTY about photos. Some really good ones. Reminded me about the variety of the cars that were there.
  • September 22, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Russ Gilbert
Anyone want to do a day or two at Gingerman? Oct 21 & 22 (Sat and Sun) is their annual end of year open track weekend. Trackside camping. Great time of the year for an evening campfire trackside. ...
Russ Gilbert
...if Batman drove a Camaro
Timothy Drouillard
Look up in the sky.
  • July 19, 2017
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CJ Hall
Looking up in the sky. Was it a bird? Was it a plane?
  • July 19, 2017
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Dennis Lathon
I meant for a ride..
  • July 19, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
You missed it Dennis, I had one a week or two ago and put 350 miles on it.
  • July 19, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Even took it to Gingerman's
  • July 19, 2017
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Kelly Richardson
You mean you aren't Batman?! Dammit. There goes that theory.
  • July 20, 2017
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Timothy Drouillard
Not even Robin.
  • July 20, 2017
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Russ Gilbert
Awesome Superfest day in the park. I think it's the most Camaros I've seen turn out in the park. Many states and Canada represented. Tim represented with a dominating winning performance in the d...
Timothy Drouillard
I believe I counted a total of 17 club Camaros in attendance today!
  • July 1, 2017
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