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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,849
Posted By skibik
So why are you pissing on my parade. First...

So why are you pissing on my parade.

First off the exhaust is not considered performance in my book, neither would I consider the CAI. Granted I would consider the HFC's a performance part...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,849
Posted By skibik
That is what I said. What did you not understand...

That is what I said. What did you not understand you just worded it differently. We need to run 87 octane minimum is the same meaning as needing to run a minimum of 87 octane. I didn't realize I had...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-18-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,869
Posted By skibik
If you want to be more accurate on your MPG first...

If you want to be more accurate on your MPG first off manually calculate out miles/gallons used. Second, a quarter tank fill is not a proper calculation for figuring a good average MPG. Run it to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-18-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,849
Posted By skibik
Burn what you feel like spending your money on....

Burn what you feel like spending your money on. According to the manual we are required to run 87 octane minimum. I run 87 as that is what is readily available here and runs without any problems in...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By skibik
Is there a reason that a check valve be put on...

Is there a reason that a check valve be put on the line of the clean side that only allows air to flow into the motor and not the other direction into the intake tube? Or would that create to much...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,805
Posted By skibik
Mine only does the lunge when slowing down when...

Mine only does the lunge when slowing down when in second going to first and it does it between about 5 to 10 MPH when coming to a stop. If I tap it down when slowing the car will automatically burp...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-16-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By skibik
The hose you are referring to is the clean side....

The hose you are referring to is the clean side. This to me is GM's idea of getting all pollutants. This is where your oil is coming from. I have the same problem. The easiest explanation is the air...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By skibik
Your Injen CAI will or should have come with...

Your Injen CAI will or should have come with instructions. Even though I bought the Injen short ram CAI it came with step by step instructions. If not visit their website you should be able to find...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-16-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By skibik
I put mine on the winter before and probably had...

I put mine on the winter before and probably had about 8000 miles on mine. The one that arrived I would have to guess it was out of another used car but you would not know it. It looks like brand...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,267
Posted By skibik
60's through 90's pop rock, some pop rock from...

60's through 90's pop rock, some pop rock from this era. But mostly Classic rock from the 70's and pop rock from the 80's, also the older Country music.

Dean.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-15-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Posted By skibik
I stuck mine on with about 2500 on it or less. It...

I stuck mine on with about 2500 on it or less. It don't matter if you wait for break in or not. Service department told me to have the oil changed at 3000 miles and I would assume that is about the...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-15-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,488
Posted By skibik
Unless GM installed my motor in the car backwards...

Unless GM installed my motor in the car backwards it is hooked up to the passenger side! Oh, and the motor looks to be installed the correct way. I followed the installation instructions to the...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-14-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,488
Posted By skibik
Yes, I contacted Elite about the bad vacuum leak...

Yes, I contacted Elite about the bad vacuum leak sound and I had confirmed with them it was and is installed correctly. I am going to have to pull for the winter months since it is so difficult to...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-14-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,534
Posted By skibik
I put mine on early in ownership and still being...

I put mine on early in ownership and still being broke in so it was hard to tell but I got about 1 to 2 MPG increase in a couple tanks following install. I would say part of that was the motor was...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-14-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,488
Posted By skibik
I hate to thread jack here but still being...

I hate to thread jack here but still being skeptical that I wasted my money I have one question.

How hard are some of you driving to get one to two cups of oil separated in 3000 to 3500 miles?
...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,488
Posted By skibik
I am still skeptical and I have one. I can say I...

I am still skeptical and I have one. I can say I wouldn't buy another one since I drive mine year round and had bought it last summer and all I have dumped out of mine all winter is ice. Have to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-12-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,666
Posted By skibik
The mileage all depends on driving conditions and...

The mileage all depends on driving conditions and driving style. I live in a rural part of the state with small towns so my highway driving makes up over 90% of my driving. Summer I can get 28+ and...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 04-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By skibik
I have a 2012 1LT and use the USB port and are...

I have a 2012 1LT and use the USB port and are MP3 files and it works fine. I have the old iPod touch wheel and a new iPod touch and both work fine. I have used the Bluetooth with the new iPod but...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,304
Posted By skibik
This, it usually amazes most that ask what is...

This, it usually amazes most that ask what is under my hood.

Reminds me of a car show I entered when I got mine 2 years ago. I overhead a young teenager telling his brother and dad that I wouldn't...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,482
Posted By skibik
:sm0:Yeah, I know that page very well, 10-35! Oh...

:sm0:Yeah, I know that page very well, 10-35! Oh wait it says see page 10-6, and of course 10-7 says see page 10-35! :sm0::sm0::sm0:

I kind of figured the guy that wrote that up is now laughing...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-09-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,565
Posted By skibik
MRT V2 and I love them, definitely worth it for...

MRT V2 and I love them, definitely worth it for the sound.

I have also added the Solo high flow catalytic converters and even though it made it sound a little more aggressive I can't say they are...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,183
Posted By skibik
I don't think the washer bottle restricts airflow...

I don't think the washer bottle restricts airflow at all to where it would even be noticeable on a dyno. Even though I drive mine daily I don't use it much but need it this time of the year when the...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-21-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By skibik
I thought mine had a problem also. It sounds like...

I thought mine had a problem also. It sounds like a very bad vacuum leak. Contacted Elite and they replied back asking if my hoses were routed according to the picture or link they sent. I did...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By skibik
I guess I am not a big motor head when it comes...

I guess I am not a big motor head when it comes to building engines. I have have only stripped a couple of them down and reassembled them in my lifetime but that is about it. Now, when you are...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By skibik
I think it is cool that you are working on ideas...

I think it is cool that you are working on ideas to modify the V6. But I am one of those, like a few others, that before I would spend money on the V6 modding it for what is going to be small HP...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By skibik
I installed an Injen short ram. Main reason I...

I installed an Injen short ram. Main reason I added it was to help it breath better and a little bit of it was the added HP and last reason was it does improve looks under the hood. If you don't want...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By skibik
Ditto on the passenger side slipping. It got to...

Ditto on the passenger side slipping. It got to the point that I forgot about it once and it started melting the valence hole where it exits. I like the sound and ended spending $25 and had a muffler...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-12-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By skibik
On the LFX engine the peak HP is at 6800...

On the LFX engine the peak HP is at 6800 according to GM and redline is at about 7000. I would say once is a while would not hurt it much but on a regular basis I would guess it would add premature...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,263
Posted By skibik
The SS isn't too bad of a price but the V6 is a...

The SS isn't too bad of a price but the V6 is a little high though I think even with the RS package. If you have your heart set on a V8 go that route if you can afford it. Even though I love my V6...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By skibik
As everyone mentioned the passenger is a tight...

As everyone mentioned the passenger is a tight one. I am a big person and it was a little too tight for me and I ended up paying a mechanic that had a hoist to install them for me. I can only suggest...
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