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Forum: Canada 10-27-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,986
Posted By LBV
Saw 1 at Dean Myers in Toronto over the summer...

Saw 1 at Dean Myers in Toronto over the summer ... think it's gone now.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-27-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By LBV
I'm sure it'll be the same with yours, but my car...

I'm sure it'll be the same with yours, but my car has enough grunt that you don't even need to give it gas to engage the clutch. As soon as it catches, ease into the gas.

When I was teaching my...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-17-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,952
Posted By LBV
Everything I've read says the Z28 will be more...

Everything I've read says the Z28 will be more expensive and THAT I can't understand when you compare content and HP.

Generally, the higher HP car is always more expensive. Throw in the fact that...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 09-29-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,957
Posted By LBV
Whatever you do DON'T plug the hole with a rag...

Whatever you do DON'T plug the hole with a rag ... someone in a BMW did that a few years ago and it got sucked into the upper intake manifold and wrapped itself around the camshafts IIRC. Was 1 of...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,969
Posted By LBV
True for sure. I'll be dead by the time my GXP is...

True for sure. I'll be dead by the time my GXP is worth anything or any ZL1 for that matter.

I too drove a ZL1 and loved it and have thought about selling the GXP and buying a beater for the...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 09-10-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By LBV
I'm guessing there's about 20 or so in the whole...

I'm guessing there's about 20 or so in the whole country ... drove mine up from Nebraska.

Free bump. :D
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-09-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,671
Posted By LBV
Funny thing ... I test drove a ZL1 today 6-spd...

Funny thing ... I test drove a ZL1 today 6-spd manual and now I wanna trade in my GXP!
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 09-08-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By LBV
Trade it plus cash for a ZL1 Bo ... thinking of...

Trade it plus cash for a ZL1 Bo ... thinking of that myself.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-08-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,604
Posted By LBV
Often times airflow-increase mods will move your...

Often times airflow-increase mods will move your power band higher, meaning it'll feel a bit slower at low rpms but faster at higher rpms.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-02-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,710
Posted By LBV
How do you get into it in the Camaro? ...

How do you get into it in the Camaro?

Here's the procedure on a G8.

1 - have engine off with key in ignition but in off position
2 - with your left thumb, press down on the toggle button on...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-02-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,710
Posted By LBV
Like several have said, you're using more fuel by...

Like several have said, you're using more fuel by lugging it in too high of a gear.

Can you guys with Camaros put your display into "engineering mode" at all like I can with my G8?

Beyond a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By LBV
You know that never worked for me and in fact I...

You know that never worked for me and in fact I returned it after RX graciously took it back. I have heard of others saying it worked for them though.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 08-11-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By LBV
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By LBV
It's $300 guys and isn't a cheap piece of crap....

It's $300 guys and isn't a cheap piece of crap. Most anyone that's tried it loves it, including me. The ones that think it's got a gimmicky name love bashing it ... without knowing how it works OR...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-15-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,461
Posted By LBV
Looks beautiful ... my choice of wheels too (hate...

Looks beautiful ... my choice of wheels too (hate the black wheel craze).
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 07-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,349
Posted By LBV
I've had no issues with RX with my catch-can but...

I've had no issues with RX with my catch-can but I also removed the check-valve as I was getting back-firing on shifts. Figured as you and the other poster said that the stock piece allows free flow...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-07-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,302
Posted By LBV
It's rare indeed to find someone who recognizes...

It's rare indeed to find someone who recognizes and appreciates the things you've done for them in the past and that's why all the doubters.

If this story is true then you 2 are great buddies and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-13-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By LBV
Considering this is the "other cars" section,...

Considering this is the "other cars" section, what's the engine like in terms of stoutness and the ability to handle extra boost?

I used to have an MS6 and that engine had weak rods and they were...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-11-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By LBV
Set the warning for sure on knock retard - that's...

Set the warning for sure on knock retard - that's what'll kill your engine.

Yes, all it takes is 1 bad knock but atleast you'll know if the tune is off before you get there.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-18-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By LBV
Don't overlook the antenna. When I had Onstar...

Don't overlook the antenna. When I had Onstar just wiggling the antenna would reset the connection so the little light would go back to green from red. On mine the antenna is kinda squarish shaped...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By LBV
^^ ditto to that.

^^ ditto to that.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 02-18-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,005
Posted By LBV
Already thinking the same thing. Wonder how long...

Already thinking the same thing. Wonder how long it last though? That's key to know.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-13-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 33,876
Posted By LBV
Not liking the lower blacked out bumper on any...

Not liking the lower blacked out bumper on any colour except grey or black. And what's with the tear-drop tail-light treatment?

Overall, I think it'll grow on me as I love the rest of it.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 01-05-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By LBV
The drums were drowning out the guitar a minute...

The drums were drowning out the guitar a minute or so into the first song and I almost stopped it ... glad I didn't - that guy can play!
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 01-01-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By LBV
Use the rear holes for a wideband to measure your...

Use the rear holes for a wideband to measure your AFR when tuning or checking on a canned tune.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 12-22-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By LBV
If it consistently lets you shift to 2nd with the...

If it consistently lets you shift to 2nd with the message on the display then you must have a skip-shift eliminator under the car.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-23-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By LBV
Just connect the phone as a disk drive to the...

Just connect the phone as a disk drive to the computer, find the music files on the computer, copy them over.

I didn't think it'd work (Apple file on Android phone) but it does.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-28-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By LBV
The end of the j-pipes are welded at a 90 degree...

The end of the j-pipes are welded at a 90 degree angle to the stock exhaust pipe (after a hole of appropriate size is drilled in the stock pipe). As such, the exhaust flow never enters the j-pipe...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-26-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By LBV
I don't think you'll get much of an effect with...

I don't think you'll get much of an effect with the Dynamat type of tiles that are peel & stick and thin.

The best stuff if you decide to go that route is something like Luxury Liner Pro from...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-24-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,535
Posted By LBV
Wonder why no mention was made in that article...

Wonder why no mention was made in that article about the fact that DI engines always have carbon & build-up on the back of the valves due to no fuel now passing over them?

In a perfect world, a...
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