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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 02-11-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By SteveV
I don't miss a CD player at all. In fact, my...

I don't miss a CD player at all.

In fact, my new 2014 Silverado has one that I have never used.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-27-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,037
Posted By SteveV
I found this post extremely useful since I am not...

I found this post extremely useful since I am not planning to upgrade my calipers as I only track 2 to 3 times a season. For my 2 track days last year, I used EBC yellow pads.

My only other brake...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-27-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,968
Posted By SteveV
Indeed that IS good news. Thank you for the...

Indeed that IS good news. Thank you for the update.

I have had 0 problems in 13,576 miles and 2 track days. (knocking on wood)

My only mods are stainless steel brake lines, a K&N air filter,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-26-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,037
Posted By SteveV
He said he bought the CTS-V brakes, but has not...

He said he bought the CTS-V brakes, but has not yet installed them. So he was using these Carbotech pads with the stock calipers and rotors.

I am guessing he will be picking up a ducting kit to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-26-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,968
Posted By SteveV
So, OP, have you got her back yet?

So, OP, have you got her back yet?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 01-24-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,925
Posted By SteveV
Are you guys sure it isn't a ZL1? I know...

Are you guys sure it isn't a ZL1?

I know that they have gloss hoods and rear spoiler. The black wheels like our 1LE is an option on the ZL1... And, the ZL1 can be had with an automatic...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,968
Posted By SteveV
With you 100% on this. :amen: I have done all...

With you 100% on this. :amen: I have done all of my oil changes, transmission fluid change and diff fluid changes myself. And all with Royal Purple.

I know I have said this before, but the RP...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By SteveV
The posted article did state that it is a very...

The posted article did state that it is a very bumpy track. I know that mine does not like bumps. I would guess that the reason the 1LE is faster at VIR than the new Stang is because VIR isn't a...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-26-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,271
Posted By SteveV
The Recaros were not available in 2013. They...

The Recaros were not available in 2013. They first appeared on the 2014.

The OP stated this is a 2013.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-21-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By SteveV
An interesting caveat here is the production...

An interesting caveat here is the production numbers...

In another thread, someone lists the number of 2013 and 2014 ZL1 camaros produced. In both cases, the number exceeds 2300. In 2014,...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By SteveV
Let me correct myself by stating that it is the...

Let me correct myself by stating that it is the rear shocks that are different. Apparently the fronts are valved different than the SS, but share a common mounting setup.

But, the rears on an SS...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-19-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By SteveV
1LE Suspension bushings

I was changing the oil in my 2013 1LE this past weekend and noticed that the front sway bar bushings are rubber.

So, I am thinking about switching to poly urethane over the winter.

But I wonder...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By SteveV
Oh and I too went with braided steel lines before...

Oh and I too went with braided steel lines before my first HPDE event. Way worth the money.

They should come like this from the factory. I seriously doubt most of us would have balked at an...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-19-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By SteveV
I am confused... I thought that the majority of...

I am confused... I thought that the majority of guys on the forum have said there is no advantage to cross drilled or slotted rotors.

I have tried 3 different pad compounds on the street at on...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-19-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By SteveV
The previous poster is exactly correct about...

The previous poster is exactly correct about Victory Red only being offered on the 2013 1LE.

I loved the color so much, I got my 2014 Silverado in the same color.

Be patient and you will indeed...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By SteveV
In case the OP wants to consider a hitch: ...

In case the OP wants to consider a hitch: http://www.etrailer.com/hitch-2010_Chevrolet_Camaro.htm.

If not, buy a truck... Whatever...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By SteveV
To each their own. I think all the 1LE emblems...

To each their own. I think all the 1LE emblems look terrible...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,138
Posted By SteveV
They say "to each, their own..." I...

They say "to each, their own..."

I personally think mine looks good with No emblems save my bowtie...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By SteveV
See, the hitch itself doesn't look that bad... ...

See, the hitch itself doesn't look that bad... But the bike rack bounced a lot and hit the pavement.

But, in all honesty, it didn't hurt the car at all. It was just embarrassing to scrape that...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-16-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By SteveV
I have a hitch on my 1LE. Did it so I could pull...

I have a hitch on my 1LE. Did it so I could pull a small trailer with tools to the track. Though, I have never pulled said trailer to the track, but that was the intent.

Anyway, I put my bike...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-11-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By SteveV
I have been trying to find a poster for my office...

I have been trying to find a poster for my office wall. I cannot find a 1LE poster either. Just the SS, the Z/28 and the ZL1. Bummer.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-05-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By SteveV
Nope, no cracks... Just a bit of a lip. Still...

Nope, no cracks... Just a bit of a lip. Still have pad material left as well.

Maybe I'll just save up for those 6 pot front calipers and rotors for a $G $300 for new rotors would have been an...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-05-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,465
Posted By SteveV
My 13 had 330 miles on her when I picked her...

My 13 had 330 miles on her when I picked her up... I am in Cary, NC (near Raleigh) and they had to get the car from some dealer in West Virginia. Bought her the last week of July 2013.

She now...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-05-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By SteveV
Oh, I know that the slight lip isn't beyond the...

Oh, I know that the slight lip isn't beyond the turn measurement. But She doesn't know that.

Honestly, you saw no braking improvements with the Cryo rotors? Some of the guys I know who autocross...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-04-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By SteveV
Front Rotors

So, I now have 13,000 miles on my 13 1LE. I noticed there is a slight lip on the front rotors now.

So, I am thinking of using this as an excuse to get some new rotors (I can tell the wife that...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-03-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By SteveV
Yo Crush... How is that new motor doing? Sorry...

Yo Crush... How is that new motor doing? Sorry to hear you had an issue.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 11-25-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By SteveV
I remember getting 20+ mpg... That was before...

I remember getting 20+ mpg... That was before 5000 miles during my breakin.

I just cannot drive it that slow anymore. Usually see ~17MPG in mixed driving...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By SteveV
Yeah, 47 years young. I just hate it when...

Yeah, 47 years young.

I just hate it when people merge on the highway slower than me. So, I choose not to be a hypocrite. I try to ensure I am up to traffic speed before I merge.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-22-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By SteveV
Full on. I didn't touch the button that day.

Full on. I didn't touch the button that day.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-22-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By SteveV
Even the Michelins struggle in the cold...

So, I decided to drive my 1LE to work on Tuesday instead of driving my truck, even though it was 26 degrees F out.

After taking 10 min to get to Interstate 40 from my house, I was accelerating...
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