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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Scalded Dog
Brakes are a funny thing... I live in the...

Brakes are a funny thing... I live in the mountains, and I drive hard. Every vehicle I have owned, prior to this here yella Camaro, uses up a set of front pads every 5000 miles, and rears every...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-18-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,807
Posted By Scalded Dog
Before passengers are allowed into my car, I make...

Before passengers are allowed into my car, I make them remove their footwear, and place it in the trunk (inside sealed plastic bags). Then they must put on surgical booties. Next, I use a quick...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-16-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By Scalded Dog
One thing: Don't "wait it out another spring..."...

One thing: Don't "wait it out another spring..." You only live once, and while a certain amount of responsible patience may be in order, putting off something that would bring you happiness (trust me...
Forum: USA - California 08-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Scalded Dog
Take a drive to Julian... have some pie, check...

Take a drive to Julian... have some pie, check out the cemetery, recognize the place from the many movies shot there, and make a day of it.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Scalded Dog
Okay, storytime: A few years ago, I witnessed a...

Okay, storytime: A few years ago, I witnessed a pretty solid rear- end collision... totaled the car that got hit, a newer Acura driven by a couple of 20- somethings. Injuries, to them, too. However,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-15-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,539
Posted By Scalded Dog
The wheels on my wheels have rims on the rims...

The wheels on my wheels have rims on the rims that make my ride's ride a little sick. Not like ill, but the wheel's wheels ride real nice, very sick, badder than bad, not like a bad rash, but bad...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,539
Posted By Scalded Dog
I have to confess that I love the look of this...

I have to confess that I love the look of this one, too... it has inspired my imagination, and I toy with the idea of doing something similar to mine. Would love to have graphics similar to this...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,748
Posted By Scalded Dog
My commute takes me along about 15 miles of...

My commute takes me along about 15 miles of winding mountain roads, each direction, every day. I cannot believe the abuse this car takes, as for the past nearly- three- years, I have thrown it into...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,539
Posted By Scalded Dog
Back in the day... my friend received a $100,000...

Back in the day... my friend received a $100,000 lawsuit settlement. The first thing he did was purchase a brand- new IROC, which he fitted with ground effects and mods galore. Looked great, for a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By Scalded Dog
Lived in Spring (a little north of Houston) for a...

Lived in Spring (a little north of Houston) for a few years. The rain used to drive me freakin' bananas. No lie, I once washed my Silverado (yep, dark green) FOUR times in one day. The rain would...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-14-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By Scalded Dog
Look out! There's a freakin' Chrysler trying to...

Look out! There's a freakin' Chrysler trying to sneak up behind your car!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-14-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Scalded Dog
What he said... both brakes and steering will...

What he said... both brakes and steering will take more EFFORT, and some people will simply "give up" at that point, thinking that brakes and steering are gone. However, both will still function, and...
Forum: USA - California 08-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By Scalded Dog
I stroll through at 80MPH or so on the 210, twice...

I stroll through at 80MPH or so on the 210, twice every day, to and from work in Rancho...

Yellow Camaro, yellow wheels:
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,865
Posted By Scalded Dog
I almost did... I was just five numbers away from...

I almost did... I was just five numbers away from it... so close, missed it by THAT much!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,131
Posted By Scalded Dog
There's a guy in my 'hood who drives a black...

There's a guy in my 'hood who drives a black Crown Vic... his license plate frame reads:

"this is not a
POLICE CAR"
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-12-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Scalded Dog
I have been known to wash the car with bottled...

I have been known to wash the car with bottled water, while on a road trip, when no other water was available. My automotive vanity runs very deep.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-12-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Scalded Dog
Audio is rough.... but I'll suggest that the fan...

Audio is rough.... but I'll suggest that the fan might be hitting the shroud. Try pushing the shroud into different positions while the car is running, see if it changes the sound.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,530
Posted By Scalded Dog
Some vehicles are easy, some are brain surgery on...

Some vehicles are easy, some are brain surgery on steroids when it comes to heater cores. My '02 Silverado was not quite brain surgery, but was on that end of the spectrum. Took three of us shadetree...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By Scalded Dog
That hurts... a lot. Oh, wait, whew... I'm...

That hurts... a lot.

Oh, wait, whew... I'm over it.

That was a close one, though!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By Scalded Dog
For the record, I am one of those people who is...

For the record, I am one of those people who is fine with stuff being given to me. Free is my favorite price.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-09-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,205
Posted By Scalded Dog
Saturday morning, first project: Changed out all...

Saturday morning, first project: Changed out all of the studs on the OTHER front wheel. So, all new studs on both of the front wheels (did the really bad one last night). One rear is already fully...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-09-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,205
Posted By Scalded Dog
I think it is an isolated case... I've posted on...

I think it is an isolated case... I've posted on here a couple of times, and haven't gotten any hits... and have never seen any other posts by people claiming a similar situation.

I've talked to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-09-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,205
Posted By Scalded Dog
It just got real...

SO, Friday afternoon, I'm heading home. Part of my commute takes me along a winding mountain highway, which I haul ass on. It's MY time. Domestic dad, cubicle jockey, mortgage/ debt/ taxes occupy my...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 894
Posted By Scalded Dog
I haven't seen a street view of mine, but can say...

I haven't seen a street view of mine, but can say that mine has been spotted by satellites orbiting in space: I suppose knowing my assigned parking space makes it a little easier to identify, but,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-05-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,055
Posted By Scalded Dog
... and telling them the old mantra of, "every...

... and telling them the old mantra of, "every 3000 miles or three months, whichever comes first..."

That's what the Jerky Lube- type joints preach...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-05-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Scalded Dog
Not certain about the Camaro... however in case...

Not certain about the Camaro... however in case similar, on a Mercedes, this image from the service manual may help:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By Scalded Dog
Perfect question, at the next red light: "Did you...

Perfect question, at the next red light: "Did you lose a bet or something?!?"
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Scalded Dog
AAA kicks butt for the above mentioned reasons,...

AAA kicks butt for the above mentioned reasons, in addition to the fact that, at least in CA, they can perform annual registration paperwork for you. Instead of spending time at the DMV (sometimes a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-03-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,619
Posted By Scalded Dog
See, the whole diversion over to the "criminal"...

See, the whole diversion over to the "criminal" angle of this was because this happened in Folsom, CA, and so the joke was made about what shame it is that there's no detention facility in that...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-03-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,243
Posted By Scalded Dog
In my Suburban, I once paid $175.00. That was at...

In my Suburban, I once paid $175.00. That was at one of those brilliant stations that shuts the pump off at $50, so I had to keep redoing the transaction... over... and over... and over... and over...
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