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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-23-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,462
Posted By maddoggyusa
his car has hi flow cats and custom intake......

his car has hi flow cats and custom intake... louder than a stock npp
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-23-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,637
Posted By maddoggyusa
if you drive it in reverse, I don't think it adds...

if you drive it in reverse, I don't think it adds mileage

on this thread he's getting a new SS... this kid is all over the map with pipedreams
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,770
Posted By maddoggyusa
burglars just made a copy of your house key using...

burglars just made a copy of your house key using the photo... what's your address? :)
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By maddoggyusa
if you can't figure it out, just take it to a...

if you can't figure it out, just take it to a good repair shop. maybe a custom engine place nearby... they'll figure it out even if it's modded.

takes 3 things to run: air, fuel, spark
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-17-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By maddoggyusa
what this guy said

what this guy said
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,769
Posted By maddoggyusa
wow, looks like the PO took great care of it.

wow, looks like the PO took great care of it.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-17-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,810
Posted By maddoggyusa
it's odd that it's multiple cylinders since your...

it's odd that it's multiple cylinders since your engine has a coil for each cylinder. knowing that, I'd push them to replace the spark plugs. same time they can clean the coil connections. also...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-16-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,810
Posted By maddoggyusa
I doubt it's timing chains. I've had lots of...

I doubt it's timing chains. I've had lots of electrical issues on my SRX V6 which I believe is basically the same engine. Just swapped out my throttle pedal to cure the last problem. Before that it...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,233
Posted By maddoggyusa
WOW! at most I'd just charge up the battery...

WOW!

at most I'd just charge up the battery once a month to keep it charged. or just start it once a month and let it idle to get to normal temps (which will also charge the battery). come...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,848
Posted By maddoggyusa
One thing I don't like is most special editions...

One thing I don't like is most special editions do not have any badges saying what they are. Would have liked to have at least a badge on the dash on my Dusk edition.

I was even thinking be nice...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-19-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By maddoggyusa
how many miles were on it when you picked it up? ...

how many miles were on it when you picked it up? sounds like everything but the door issue was after it left the factory... in transit or at the dealer.

I think we all feel your pain... but...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-12-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,581
Posted By maddoggyusa
if getting manual, highly recommend the dual mode...

if getting manual, highly recommend the dual mode (NPP) exhaust.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-11-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By maddoggyusa
No, you will be fine. They probably had to change...

No, you will be fine. They probably had to change them cause the new engine was slightly different.

Basicly the engine is built all new (heads and all) and has a 3 year 100k mile warranty... you...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By maddoggyusa
yea, looks like they installed a new long block...

yea, looks like they installed a new long block engine... and reused the oil pan and valve covers from your old engine.

take it easy... break it in. thank your dealer.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-05-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,155
Posted By maddoggyusa
often there is a big difference between KBB and...

often there is a big difference between KBB and NADA. dealers like to use the high number to sell it, low number for trade-ins

trading in is just for convenience... and of course they often...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 10-29-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 35,950
Posted By maddoggyusa
yes, amazing work. I think the front...

yes, amazing work.

I think the front looks a little too much sports car and not enough muscle car. but I bet they will add front splitters later as upgrades to help with this.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 09-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,013
Posted By maddoggyusa
I personally think all car comparisons should use...

I personally think all car comparisons should use a spec tire for a true comparison of vehicle design.

Some of these tire compounds are so soft you have to replace them every oil change. You...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,905
Posted By maddoggyusa
if you're as anal about wheels as me... then I'd...

if you're as anal about wheels as me... then I'd know it's not curb rash also.

I'd check with your insurance first... it might fall under comprehensive and be cheaper if they fix it
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-07-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,033
Posted By maddoggyusa
yea european (think autobahn) cars been taking 8+...

yea european (think autobahn) cars been taking 8+ quarts for awhile.

I remember when GM switched the Corvette to Mobil 1 long time ago. At that time the GM engineers stated it's major benefit...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-06-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,786
Posted By maddoggyusa
water based paints just don't seem to be as...

water based paints just don't seem to be as durable... thank all your local tree huggers!!!!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-06-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By maddoggyusa
at a minimum, I think you want 10% off MSRP + all...

at a minimum, I think you want 10% off MSRP + all rebates. this should be around the GM employee price. there were still some of these around last month on cars.com and discounted fairly well.

I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,211
Posted By maddoggyusa
are you sure? I used to think that years ago but...

are you sure? I used to think that years ago but read GM uses an algorithim that takes into account idling time, highway mileage time, etc. Unless something changed, I don't think there are any...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-01-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By maddoggyusa
cool... thanks for responding. makes sense

cool... thanks for responding. makes sense
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By maddoggyusa
yea that's it... what does it do??? it's not...

yea that's it... what does it do??? it's not even in the airflow stream.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,646
Posted By maddoggyusa
the way everybody is talking and wanting that...

the way everybody is talking and wanting that Z06, it will be at least $10-20k over sticker that first year. if you're not on a list NOW, you probably won't get one.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By maddoggyusa
OK, I do this all the time on my cars in the rust...

OK, I do this all the time on my cars in the rust belt. First of all, after every winter you need to really spray it down and remove as much salt residue as possible. Your owner manual even says to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By maddoggyusa
you could just drive it in reverse and save the...

you could just drive it in reverse and save the miles!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By maddoggyusa
What is the filter under the intake lid?

I was installing a K&N filter and noticed this odd filter under the intake lid. It says something like "non servicable, do not replace" etc.

sorry I didn't take a photo... I googled and searched...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-25-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,955
Posted By maddoggyusa
the GM dual clutch will be an expensive option...

the GM dual clutch will be an expensive option over a normal automatic. I bet it won't be available except for high-end models... think ZL1, Z28, maybe 1LE.

plus it was designed and built all...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,578
Posted By maddoggyusa
I just read a bunch of forums on this and what a...

I just read a bunch of forums on this and what a bunch of B.S. It's all about using Group 3, 4, or 5 base oils. Yea maybe it's not 100% synthetic like some european oils... but all I care about is...
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