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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By ctrlz
Only if you trust wind tunnel testing over...

Only if you trust wind tunnel testing over Facebook.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By ctrlz
let's hear it for the rants! And how about...

let's hear it for the rants!
And how about those people who report major problems then never give follow-up as to how they were resolved:mad0259:
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By ctrlz
These will not last long in a trunk that gets...

These will not last long in a trunk that gets hot. They will snap apart when you need them!
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By ctrlz
Vibration coming through the steering wheel...

Vibration coming through the steering wheel sounds like tires. You could always go to a repair shop or tire shop and see if they are willing to test drive your car so you can show them. That may...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By ctrlz
Me either. They engineer that out. But an...

Me either. They engineer that out.
But an abnormal situation can introduce a resonant frequency.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By ctrlz
A lot of variations on this. This is what I did:...

A lot of variations on this. This is what I did:
https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10037303&postcount=5
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By ctrlz
Nope. That's not how resonance works. It is...

Nope. That's not how resonance works. It is frequency dependent. When you hit the right frequency (i.e. vehicle speed) the vibrations get amplified enough to be felt through your steering wheel. ...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By ctrlz
I suspect there are a lot of V8 drivers doing the...

I suspect there are a lot of V8 drivers doing the 93 vs lower grade experiment given current fuel prices. probably not the type to be members here though!

as others have said, the ecu will just...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 05-18-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By ctrlz
probably the trend as these high performance ICE...

probably the trend as these high performance ICE cars become a smaller niche market.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-18-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By ctrlz
Only ECU and cat converters are covered for 8...

Only ECU and cat converters are covered for 8 years. Everything else is 2 years, i.e. less than the manufacturer's warranty period....
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-17-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By ctrlz
I am not sure what the minimum recommended octane...

I am not sure what the minimum recommended octane is for the V6. But anything above the minimum will only hurt performance (and your wallet), unless the car is modified to take advantage of the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-17-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By ctrlz
This is not normal, and does sound like a vacuum...

This is not normal, and does sound like a vacuum leak.
What codes are coming with the MILs?

I just hit 40k miles with my 2SS and have never had a MIL or rough idle like you describe.

Any mods...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-17-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By ctrlz
guides for euro plates make sense. I noticed...

guides for euro plates make sense. I noticed them too. probably better to have the dimples than let dealer line it up "by eye":smiling1:
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-17-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ctrlz
You could unplug it and check the resistance...

You could unplug it and check the resistance against the expected value. It is probably a 10k NTC thermistor and just check it with the engine cold (so about 70 deg) and then once warmed (so about...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-16-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By ctrlz
This sounds like a failing thermistor, which is...

This sounds like a failing thermistor, which is the functional part of the coolant temp sensor.

Typically they fail open, but they can also drift.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-16-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By ctrlz
any chance you have a vacuum leak? I would not...

any chance you have a vacuum leak? I would not be in a hurry to replace a manifold gasket.

Since this is one random misfire, I would clear the code and see what happens. If it does not come back...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-13-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,595
Posted By ctrlz
Ehh... worse things can happen. Not too bad if...

Ehh... worse things can happen. Not too bad if that's the low point of your week!
Glad you found the original fob. So now you have two that work, or was there a problem deleting the wrong fob?
Forum: Transmissions 05-13-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By ctrlz
Both brake and clutch? That seems weird. Maybe...

Both brake and clutch?
That seems weird. Maybe that's how it works when parking brake is not set. I always have mine set.
Agree, if this persists, sounds like a pedal position sensor problem on...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-12-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By ctrlz
Uhh... is this based on something like her being...

Uhh... is this based on something like her being uninsured???

You have a documented physical injury which (I assume) is temporally related to the accident. I am a doctor, and while I don't care...
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-11-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By ctrlz
probably need some pictures to figure this one...

probably need some pictures to figure this one out. I looked through the repair manual. There are so many harnesses and connectors in this area that you kinda need to know what it is connecting to...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-11-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By ctrlz
While you wait for the police report (and the...

While you wait for the police report (and the insurance companies wait too), the other party's insurance company may call you, particularly once they find out you went to the ER. They may want a...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-10-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By ctrlz
Well, yeah, probably. Pretty sure he's entitled...

Well, yeah, probably.
Pretty sure he's entitled to another estimate. I would want full confidence in any shop replacing a rear quarter. it's a complex piece on a camaro.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-10-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By ctrlz
Looks good. I would add a flashlight and pliers...

Looks good. I would add a flashlight and pliers to remove what's is in the tire. Maybe some paper towels. I found a telescoping lug wrench on amazon which fits 4 sizes of lug nuts. Don't want to...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-10-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By ctrlz
The lower damage is to the plastic bumper cover. ...

The lower damage is to the plastic bumper cover. That can be filled, sanded, and repainted.
The upper damage seems to have spared the semicircle crease over the wheel well. But there is a new...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-10-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By ctrlz
This doesn't sound normal to me. This is a...

This doesn't sound normal to me. This is a pretty smooth transmission in my experience without any clunking and only mild stiffness when cold (meaning Northeast 20 degree cold). I really doubt any...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-06-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By ctrlz
Got email today from discount tire direct. $110...

Got email today from discount tire direct.
$110 rebate on BFG and Michelin.
$70 from manufacturer, $40 from them.
Just fyi.
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-06-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By ctrlz
Check discount tire too. Once you know the size,...

Check discount tire too. Once you know the size, shop by size. Sometimes the matching index by vehicle is not complete.

There is generally the best information right here at Camaro6.

Also...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-04-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By ctrlz
I agree the oil leak is most likely due to...

I agree the oil leak is most likely due to increased crankcase pressure. Since you are not running forced induction, the most likely cause is inadequate venting on the oil separator side (right) of...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-04-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By ctrlz
If the catchcan side gets clogged you will have...

If the catchcan side gets clogged you will have poor scavenging of crankcase gases at idle. This can give you rough idle and misfires at idle. Same symptoms as a clogged pcv valve.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-04-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By ctrlz
Your PCV system looks OK from the photos. The...

Your PCV system looks OK from the photos. The left side is the part that operates when vacuum is present. Gases get sucked up through the pcv valve, through the catch can, and then are drawn into...
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