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Forum: Off-topic Discussions Today, 12:49 PM
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Well, you MAY have a legitimate case, if you were...

Well, you MAY have a legitimate case, if you were to accuse me of using a slightly deceptive "hook" to garner views...!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions Today, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Scalded Dog
DANG! That's actually a GREAT idea! It actually...

DANG! That's actually a GREAT idea! It actually jives perfectly with our personalities, as my wife catches good- natured hell from all of us over her "blonde moments." Aaron would CERTAINLY buy that...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Today, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Scalded Dog
The car was purchased used, at 13,000 miles....

The car was purchased used, at 13,000 miles. However, I did not have my first lug stud problem until around 40,000 miles or so.

I am fairly confident that these are the correct, original, OEM...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Today, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Scalded Dog
Ha! Believe me, it is quite unsettling to drive...

Ha! Believe me, it is quite unsettling to drive these roads, now with the constant concern of a wheel falling off! I'm still utterly amazed at the time when four of the five on one wheel snapped......
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Today, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Scalded Dog
I appreciate the input: Replacement studs...

I appreciate the input:

Replacement studs have been both OEM and aftermarket... both types have broken since.

Manual calls for 140 ft./ lbs... however, I've been going lower and lower...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 288
Posted By Scalded Dog
Let's hope that the 72 virgins the gunmen were...

Let's hope that the 72 virgins the gunmen were probably seeking are a bunch of dudes!
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Today, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Scalded Dog
As a matter of fact, I have tried... and the...

As a matter of fact, I have tried... and the dealer snapped two studs. They tried then to set me up with an appointment (only to repair the two studs), and were going to charge me $300 to fix the two...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions Today, 10:35 AM
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Views: 130
Posted By Scalded Dog
Planning a prank, booze is involved...

I have a friend, a really good guy, who lives (with his wife) in a fairly remote part of Montana. In a few weeks, my wife and I will be taking a road trip up there, just to spend a few days hanging...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Scalded Dog
Stock steelies... I have rattle- can painted...

Stock steelies... I have rattle- can painted them, as I'm not a fan of the plain black steelies, but they are as stock as it gets.

In fact, I'm all stock... preservation of my warranty has...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Scalded Dog
Stud issues: Not a Viagra thread

My 2011 has 97,000 miles. I have broken/ snapped 24 (not a typo: Twenty- four!) lug studs since having the car. One time, FOUR on one wheel broke as I was driving on a mountain road, on a curve, at...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Scalded Dog
And now us six- cylinder guys have a kid on the...

And now us six- cylinder guys have a kid on the playground that WE can push around and tease!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-01-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,829
Posted By Scalded Dog
From 10 feet away, my 2011 with 97,000 hard miles...

From 10 feet away, my 2011 with 97,000 hard miles looks pretty good. Yes, there is a little touch- up paint dabbed here and there (much easier to blend a light color like my yellow than dark colors)....
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-01-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By Scalded Dog
John Schnatter (founder of Papa John's Pizza)...

John Schnatter (founder of Papa John's Pizza) paid a quarter of a million to get his ol' 2nd gen Camaro back... and I can understand that love. I've dreamed for years about my first GOOD car (had a...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-30-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Scalded Dog
Mine does not... no shock/ bump sensor technology...

Mine does not... no shock/ bump sensor technology in this one...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-30-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Scalded Dog
Oh, and mounting location is also something to...

Oh, and mounting location is also something to consider: I'm not a fan of suction cup mounting (to dash or glass), so I went with the Falcon because it does neither: This one is like a replacement...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-30-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Scalded Dog
Just about everything is possible with...

Just about everything is possible with dashcams... plenty of them display/ record speed and GPS location. Shock- sensor technology will "lock" any footage if it senses and accident while driving (or...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,991
Posted By Scalded Dog
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-30-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Scalded Dog
I am very surprised that it does not seem to be a...

I am very surprised that it does not seem to be a manufacturer's option in any vehicle. But I am even MORE surprised to find that there are apparently NO retail stores from which to purchase...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-30-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Scalded Dog
I've got the Falcon 360... I liked it so much,...

I've got the Falcon 360... I liked it so much, that I bought a second one for my wife's car, and hardwired the cameras into both vehicles. When I asked the manufacturer about getting an additional...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,748
Posted By Scalded Dog
I hardwired my Falcon 360 by tapping into the...

I hardwired my Falcon 360 by tapping into the cigarette lighter plug... getting under the console was the hardest part. That does a great job for running only while the ignition is on.

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 10,991
Posted By Scalded Dog
Holy smokes... looks like they used a rock as...

Holy smokes... looks like they used a rock as both a writing instrument, and a hammer? Looks like the "written" lines/ words actually pressed the metal, so it's not just a paint job, but a lot of...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-30-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Scalded Dog
It looks like a fun thing to drive. Most people...

It looks like a fun thing to drive. Most people wouldn't know the difference between genuine Italian and special project.

The pics are not real close- up or detailed, so it's hard to tell how...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-29-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Scalded Dog
Dashcam? Worth every penny already...

Yesterday, as I was heading home from work, there was a bicyclist, about age 30, on the road, riding (mostly) on the right shoulder. I was going about 25 MPH, he was at about 15 MPH. Just before I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-29-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Scalded Dog
Sure, but does she wear jewlery? Or are you a...

Sure, but does she wear jewlery? Or are you a nukealar family?!?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-28-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Scalded Dog
I drive past this car every day...

I drive past this car every day...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-28-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By Scalded Dog
I let a big ass pile of shit sit on the hood of...

I let a big ass pile of shit sit on the hood of my shiny black '82 Camaro... for about a day. Just didn't have the time to clean it off.

The lesson learned there was that 24 hours is PLENTY of...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-28-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,546
Posted By Scalded Dog
There is ALWAYS a hierarchy with those who have...

There is ALWAYS a hierarchy with those who have the "judgmental gene..." Automotive pecking order is a fine example.

People in shitty (oops, I judged right there...) cars think EVERYBODY with...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-28-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By Scalded Dog
Just as a point of reference, don't let the...

Just as a point of reference, don't let the dealership tell you that this is "normal." My 2011 1LT has had no work done to it (other than scheduled maintenance) and at 97,000 miles, the idle is still...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By Scalded Dog
Del Taco

Had a remarkable experience the other day...

Del Taco is a fast food chain (one of the largest for Mexican- American fast food, second only to Taco Bell). They've got 500+ stores in many states,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-26-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By Scalded Dog
My car is, "Cite Me Yellow."

My car is, "Cite Me Yellow."
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