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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-23-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Dimitrim
I am not a fan of high milage oils. All it does...

I am not a fan of high milage oils. All it does it has an additive that reacts with the seals, gaskets makes them swell up to prevent leakes. Unless you have records, reciepts, for the fluid...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-17-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Dimitrim
For testing the health of a battery. I like to...

For testing the health of a battery. I like to use a load tester on a fully charged battery.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Dimitrim
I like to put some dielectric grease on the metal...

I like to put some dielectric grease on the metal part of the bulb. The oils from your finger tips will cause them to burn out quickly.

good luck
Dimitri
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-09-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Dimitrim
Is there a TSB on this?

Is there a TSB on this?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Dimitrim
Check for a grounding issues, loose grounds. ...

Check for a grounding issues, loose grounds. Check battery terminals for tightness, cleanliness. Your battery state is not the cause of this radio interference.

Good luck
Dimitri
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-07-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Dimitrim
Check your air pressure, then take it back to the...

Check your air pressure, then take it back to the dealer for him to align the car again free. He messed up somewhere and should redo the alignment free.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-06-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,157
Posted By Dimitrim
I too came from a Cobalt to a Camaro. My only...

I too came from a Cobalt to a Camaro. My only complaint was handling. I swapped out the small front and rear sways for a larger set from BMR.

Now it's the perfect car. Daily driver 100 miles a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-02-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Dimitrim
When you start the engine and the exhaust...

When you start the engine and the exhaust manifolds get to temperature, the oil would have burnt off.

Anywhere on the cross hatch is fine. Remember, oil expands when it gets hot. It sounds...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-25-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Dimitrim
Are your belts too loose or too tight? Are they...

Are your belts too loose or too tight? Are they glazed?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-25-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dimitrim
I like to place the new bottles of 75w90 in a pan...

I like to place the new bottles of 75w90 in a pan of boiling water for about 15 minutes. It makes it so much easier pumping the high viscosity lubricant in.

I am real happy everything turned...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dimitrim
Doing an automatic transmission oil change on the...

Doing an automatic transmission oil change on the new camaro very challenging for anyone with out a rack. It has to be at level position to properly fill the trans from underneath.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dimitrim
The transmission has to be filled on a rack. DO...

The transmission has to be filled on a rack. DO NOT START THE ENGINE. You will destroy the trans. Have it towed to the dealer and have the trans serviced.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dimitrim
Is it auto or manual trans? If its an auto,...

Is it auto or manual trans? If its an auto, you'll need to tow it to the dealer for a service.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dimitrim
I would fill the drain pan about 2 quarts. Check...

I would fill the drain pan about 2 quarts. Check then.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dimitrim
No big deal every one here has done that once or...

No big deal every one here has done that once or twice. Just go back under and drain a couple of quarts off till dip reads somewhere in the middle.

What I like to do is next time you do an oil...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Dimitrim
Just another option, go with an axle back instead...

Just another option, go with an axle back instead of a cat back. My car is a daily driver, 120 miles every day. Most cat back systems put the x pipe for a cross over. The x pipe is what gives that...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Dimitrim
I have used Lucas lubricants in the past on old...

I have used Lucas lubricants in the past on old iron, great stuff. The way these new engines are built the only issues are injector spray pattern. Every oil change I like to use a injector...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-22-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Dimitrim
What are the problems the E-Core filters are...

What are the problems the E-Core filters are causing?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-08-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By Dimitrim
Pictures if possible would help.

Pictures if possible would help.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 12-31-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Dimitrim
I would go with the factory OEM brake pads.

I would go with the factory OEM brake pads.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-27-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Dimitrim
When I put on my BMR sway bars, front and rear, I...

When I put on my BMR sway bars, front and rear, I used there end links. I drive my car a lot on the backroads. I am real happy with there kit.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Dimitrim
Gas caps are cheap. I would replace gas cap with...

Gas caps are cheap. I would replace gas cap with OEM cap, clear code and go from there.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Dimitrim
For me it is more critacal having A/C in the...

For me it is more critacal having A/C in the winter time than the summer time. You can always roll down the windows in the summer time when it gets hot. In the winter time windows get fogged up,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-20-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,808
Posted By Dimitrim
I also lose about 2 mpg over all. I live in...

I also lose about 2 mpg over all. I live in Northern Cali where my commute to work is mountainous. I don't mind. Nice to have that instanteous power.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,249
Posted By Dimitrim
You are 100% correct, you do not notice 5 h.p. in...

You are 100% correct, you do not notice 5 h.p. in your butt dyno. It is the driveability you notice on the back roads. I was not able to do a burn out with the grannies removed. Got a t. b. from Bo,...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-07-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Dimitrim
In the owners manual it shows how to replace all...

In the owners manual it shows how to replace all bulbs and other stuff. I like to use dielectric grease on my bulbs pins before plugging them in.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-06-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Dimitrim
It sounds like you have a short some where. The...

It sounds like you have a short some where. The newer cars make it pretty easy to find. Every system has a fuse to check for shorts/drains. Put your electronic voltmeter to DC 10 or 20 AMPS setting....
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-29-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By Dimitrim
In the manual it says to change the oil once a...

In the manual it says to change the oil once a year.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-29-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,584
Posted By Dimitrim
Every oil change I like to put in a bottle of...

Every oil change I like to put in a bottle of Chevron with techron fuel system cleaner.

http://www.techron.com/techron-concentrate-plus/Default.aspx
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dimitrim
After you put on the headers and delete your...

After you put on the headers and delete your cats, a tune probably be next.
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