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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-15-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By The Maverick
I wasn't sure at first either, but it looks like...

I wasn't sure at first either, but it looks like the white object is the cabin air filter. So the first photo would be the side facing the passenger compartment, and the second photo would be the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-14-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12,245
Views: 4,047,902
Posted By The Maverick
It was finally time to wax the newly painted hood...

It was finally time to wax the newly painted hood and front and rear fascias! I was glad to make it through the paint curing window without any significant encounters with bugs, birds, trees, etc. ...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-13-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,063
Posted By The Maverick
Just one of the many pains of living in...

Just one of the many pains of living in California!
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-13-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,063
Posted By The Maverick
Yikes - so being that I am in CA and got a Brembo...

Yikes - so being that I am in CA and got a Brembo upgraded copper-brake 3LT RS built in Dec 2020, there's a $2000+ brake job ahead if I go with OEM components, per the NHTSA flyer, or I can just...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers 08-13-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By The Maverick
A GM "Authority" article posted in another recent...

A GM "Authority" article posted in another recent thread about LPO options being dropped also states: "the limited availability for the 2023 Chevy Camaro’s Rear Park Assist feature has been resolved....
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 08-11-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,008
Posted By The Maverick
Any install tips to pass along regarding the...

Any install tips to pass along regarding the Amazon cover?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-11-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By The Maverick
I'll leave the tire/wheel response to SS owners,...

I'll leave the tire/wheel response to SS owners, but I was curious about that cool raised design on the hood! What is that material and who makes these?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-10-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,539
Posted By The Maverick
I went with this similar silicone cover for my...

I went with this similar silicone cover for my 2016 and stuck with the same style for my 2021:

https://a.co/eb2monU
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-10-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By The Maverick
Another ZL1 front fascia conversion you might...

Another ZL1 front fascia conversion you might want to look at, although I don't have personal experience with it:

https://www.i-5autohaus.com/camaro
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-10-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By The Maverick
Another option: I like my metal chrome...

Another option:

I like my metal chrome "outline" plate frame, but appreciated the protective intent behind the silicone - so I trimmed off the raised portion of a silicone plate frame and mounted...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-06-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,764
Posted By The Maverick
Cosmetics are obviously a "to each his own" area....

Cosmetics are obviously a "to each his own" area. Having owned a 2016, there were some things about the refresh rear end that I couldn't unsee or resist reverting to the "better" (in my eyes) even if...
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 08-04-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By The Maverick
I made a '16-18 front fascia swap on my 2021 3LT...

I made a '16-18 front fascia swap on my 2021 3LT RS, so this indicates your proposal is possible. See my summary DIY forum post (https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11208310#post11208310)...
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 08-04-2022, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By The Maverick
I ordered one of these as well. Initial...

I ordered one of these as well. Initial impression, right out of the package, was that it didn't look so hot.

Then I put it in the car, on the driver's side - sticks great to the transmission...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-02-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,330
Posted By The Maverick
Thanks! As I note in my DIY post, I think I could...

Thanks! As I note in my DIY post, I think I could have lived with the bug-eyed refresh lights (and I had someone here advocating to keep them and just de-fresh the front). What ultimately convinced...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-02-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,764
Posted By The Maverick
I did de-badge the trunk lid consistent with what...

I did de-badge the trunk lid consistent with what I did to my '16, and haven't gotten around to restoring (and possibly moving) the RS emblem on the '16-18 bumper, but this is the real deal!
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-01-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,330
Posted By The Maverick
I was able to make the taillight swap on my 2021...

I was able to make the taillight swap on my 2021 3LT RS. See my summary DIY forum post (https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11208310#post11208310) for more information.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-01-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,764
Posted By The Maverick
I was able to make this swap with a 2021 3LT RS....

I was able to make this swap with a 2021 3LT RS. See my summary DIY forum post (https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11208310#post11208310) for more information.
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 08-01-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,763
Posted By The Maverick
I finally completed a similar front and rear swap...

I finally completed a similar front and rear swap with my 2021 3LT RS. See my summary DIY forum post (https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11208310#post11208310) for information about how...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-01-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,024
Posted By The Maverick
I finally completed a similar swap with my 2021...

I finally completed a similar swap with my 2021 3LT RS (although I changed both the front fascia and the hood). See my summary DIY forum post...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 08-01-2022, 02:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By The Maverick
"De-fresh" your '19+ to '16-18 front/rear fascias (DIY summary)

You can de-fresh a sixth gen!

Here is my 2021/18 RS, Liquid Steel

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Intro

Apologies for this post being a bit lighter than a full-on DIY. It will not walk you through every step and...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-31-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By The Maverick
2016 RS next to a 74 Ranchero (Torino front end...

2016 RS next to a 74 Ranchero (Torino front end identical).

Here's an interesting article comparing dimensions across the generations of the Camaro:
...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-28-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,779
Posted By The Maverick
This reminds me of my first time I drove a sixth...

This reminds me of my first time I drove a sixth gen - what I would later call my "eight hour test drive" - when I was lucky enough to get one as a rental for a work trip over the Sierra Nevada...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-25-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By The Maverick
Thanks! I will give gmpartsdirect (my usual...

Thanks! I will give gmpartsdirect (my usual go-to) a try!
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-25-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By The Maverick
Another thumbs up for the camera mirror. I...

Another thumbs up for the camera mirror.

I like being able to change the magnification as well for city vs highway or two-lane country road driving. The main adjustment factor for me was in...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-24-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By The Maverick
Replacing the under-hood emissions sticker after a hood swap?

If you swap a different model-year hood onto your sixth gen, is there a source for getting a replacement "VECI" (vehicle emissions control information) sticker that matches the year of the vehicle?
...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-24-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By The Maverick
Here is a link to a photo of the factory-option...

Here is a link to a photo of the factory-option oil cooler for the V6. The oil cooler is mounted to the front driver's side of the engine.
...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-24-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By The Maverick
They could have at least used an actual Mustang...

They could have at least used an actual Mustang in the background instead of what appears to be a large European breed of horse (better suited to the "Mustang" EV?)
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-23-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,289
Posted By The Maverick
Wanted to share an issue I ran into (and...

Wanted to share an issue I ran into (and resolved) where the trunk lid would not latch under its own momentum after I applied the "zip tie fix." See this other post for more info:
...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 07-23-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By The Maverick
Funny timing for this topic to come up - I was...

Funny timing for this topic to come up - I was just going to post some advice on that other zip-tie thread.

Be careful how you orient the heads of the zip ties. The first set of zip ties I...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-23-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12,245
Views: 4,047,902
Posted By The Maverick
Finished up the last step of my de-fresh! ...

Finished up the last step of my de-fresh!

Unfortunately I had hyperflashing with the turn signals after about four regular flashes. Gen5DIY took a look at things again and revised the adapters...
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