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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-14-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By N Camarolina
Well, it could be that you are shifting so fast...

Well, it could be that you are shifting so fast that the RPM doesn't have time to fall to appropriate amount for 2nd gear. Do you use auto rev match?

I was just at the track, shifting at...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-14-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By N Camarolina
So if I changed my diff fluid at 1500 miles and...

So if I changed my diff fluid at 1500 miles and then just did my first road course track day, should I now change the diff fluid again?
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-12-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,756
Posted By N Camarolina
Weemus, I rented a garage so facilitate changing...

Weemus, I rented a garage so facilitate changing wheels (I use the OEM wheels/tires for the track and a separate set for DD). I think I saw your black 1LE parked under a tree near the form-up line...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-11-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By N Camarolina
Brake piston compressor tool?

For those of you who change their own brake pads on an SS 1LE or ZL1, I need to hear your experience and advice on what to use to compress the pistons to make room for replacement pads, particularly...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-11-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By N Camarolina
I found the same dark gray fluid when I changed...

I found the same dark gray fluid when I changed at 1500 miles. There is another thread where someone pointed out that the black color is coming from the carbon black coating on the diff gears when...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-10-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,936
Posted By N Camarolina
To the OP, there are a few simple things I'd...

To the OP, there are a few simple things I'd suggest to make your learning easier.

1) Warm up the trans. The trans won't shift smoothly when you first start driving and the OEM fluid is cold. ...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-09-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,756
Posted By N Camarolina
Just had my first track day at CMP with 2000...

Just had my first track day at CMP with 2000 miles on the odo. Didn't consume any oil prior to this. Three, 20 min sessions with 5 WOT sections to 100+mph. Used 1/3 quart of oil. Is that...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-03-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By N Camarolina
OP, you need to be more clear about the problem...

OP, you need to be more clear about the problem you are having. Is it that you aren't able to shift the trans into 4th from 5th? Or is it that the shifter moves through the gate well enough, but...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-30-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,520
Posted By N Camarolina
OK. Thanks both for the clarification. Steel...

OK. Thanks both for the clarification. Steel lines running from the master cylinder and ABS module to the 4 fender wells, and then the OEM (or kit in this case) lines from the wells to the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-30-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,520
Posted By N Camarolina
I'll ask a naive question (recently acquired a...

I'll ask a naive question (recently acquired a 1LE and doing most of the maintenance myself for first time in my life) in hopes of understanding better, so please indulge me:

I get the idea that...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-30-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By N Camarolina
I hear you all on the side skirt fitment issues,...

I hear you all on the side skirt fitment issues, but not sure I totally agree with the gap issues (assuming you mean gap at meeting the car's rocker panel and not a gap where meets the front rock...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-23-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,005
Posted By N Camarolina
I'll be tracking my new 1LE starting in April. ...

I'll be tracking my new 1LE starting in April. I'm planning to start by running PTM set to "Dry" and after getting a feel for to level of stability control intervention and PTM-alllowed yaw on...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-21-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,832
Posted By N Camarolina
Yep. My first week of owning my 1LE, was out...

Yep. My first week of owning my 1LE, was out driving my daughter to the Dr. office. Just cruising along. Turned from a one lane road onto a 2 lane behind an 18 wheeler that had just turned onto...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-19-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,005
Posted By N Camarolina
Thanks to the OP and follow up info regarding the...

Thanks to the OP and follow up info regarding the nanny settings at the time.

I was reviewing the footage as well (I have some limited track time at VIR and tons of VIR laps on Forza) and...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-16-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,718
Posted By N Camarolina
Recently purchased an SS 1LE, my first high HP...

Recently purchased an SS 1LE, my first high HP car. First car way back was a beaten up 82' Mustang GT - down on power and a money pit to boot. First decent car was a 98 Integra GSR purchased...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-11-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,604
Posted By N Camarolina
New owner. Wondering how to check the torque. ...

New owner. Wondering how to check the torque.

Given the noted anti-rotation feature built into the bolt head, does that mean that you have to check the torque/tighten from the nut end of the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-06-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By N Camarolina
Cheapest mod to increase exhaust volume!

Thought I'd pass on a tip I discovered by chance for those who want a louder sounding exhaust without spending any money.......

I'll be tracking my 1LE this year and was trying to fit my track...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-19-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,268
Posted By N Camarolina
Good pattern spotting vtirocz. Anyone have a...

Good pattern spotting vtirocz. Anyone have a theory as to why the 1SS should get the sound tube, but not the 2SS or LT1?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-19-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,294
Posted By N Camarolina
Thanks cdb95z28. You've obviously been tracking...

Thanks cdb95z28. You've obviously been tracking quite a bit for the last several years, and the pics of your 2nd and 3rd trans teeth look decently worn/chipped (I'm no expert for sure, but assuming...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-19-2021, 12:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,294
Posted By N Camarolina
Thanks the info MatthewAMEL regarding your...

Thanks the info MatthewAMEL regarding your experience with improved 2-3 upshifts at high RPM as well as the info about the Tremec Magnum trans being same as the TR6060.

I called Tremec today...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-17-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,597
Posted By N Camarolina
Is the ELSD fluid shared with the transmission...

Is the ELSD fluid shared with the transmission (part of the cooling circuit)?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-16-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,294
Posted By N Camarolina
Agree, the Tremec fluid is definitely a higher...

Agree, the Tremec fluid is definitely a higher viscosity than the OEM and other numerous ATF fluids that forum members like to run. So why then is the Tremec fluid an acceptable choice if Tremec's...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-15-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,268
Posted By N Camarolina
Another data point for you. 2021 2SS 1LE. ...

Another data point for you. 2021 2SS 1LE. Built Oct 15 2021. NO sound tube.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-15-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,597
Posted By N Camarolina
Thanks for the info on the black oxide. That...

Thanks for the info on the black oxide. That helps explain the gray/black fluid color.

When you change it yourself, it's basically just $40 in fluid (or less - 2 containers, but only 1.6...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-15-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,325
Posted By N Camarolina
Guys, I realize that we're on site that is self...

Guys, I realize that we're on site that is self selected for people who like V8 engines, and thus don't have fuel economy and protecting the earth at the top of their priority list. Given the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-13-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,597
Posted By N Camarolina
Changed mine at 1500 miles and the fluid was...

Changed mine at 1500 miles and the fluid was already a grayish color. Way darker than the new fluid that I replaced it with. Not sure how it gets dirty so fast. Maybe break-in.

Haven't...
Forum: Transmissions 02-13-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By N Camarolina
We should probably clarify. My car has an M6,...

We should probably clarify. My car has an M6, not an auto. Not sure if the OP was asking about M6 or auto, but I'd not be surprised if the auto has different operating temp characteristics, even...
Forum: Transmissions 02-11-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By N Camarolina
Mine is new and haven't been able to track it yet...

Mine is new and haven't been able to track it yet (April, wahoo!), but driving spiritedly on back roads, the trans temp hasn't gone above 100 yet (left edge of the scale). I'm assuming that on...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 02-08-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,359
Posted By N Camarolina
Over the weekend. Just finished my break-in...

Over the weekend. Just finished my break-in phase. So of course the next step was WOT!!!!

Managed to bounce off the rev-limiter because I wasn't used to how fast the revs climb in 2nd...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-03-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,060
Posted By N Camarolina
For a contrarian point of view to the 4S, I'm...

For a contrarian point of view to the 4S, I'm running Conti ECS. A decent bit cheaper than the 4S. I haven't owned the 4S, but the track of the Contis are great and the cold weather traction is...
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