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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
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For the love of G*d put on a short-throw shifter...

For the love of G*d put on a short-throw shifter - unless something has changed, get the MGW shifter - with its heavy centering springs. Nothing else you add can add to the sheer joy of driving as...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
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Wiring an exhaust cutout

I'm looking at the options, interested in the racereadyperformance.com with the wireless controller.

I'd like to know if anyone has wired up something like this without having to drill through the...
Forum: USA - Texas 06-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
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I know why you're asking . . . . in many...

I know why you're asking . . . . in many countries, car registration costs more than the price of a crummy car, and has very hardcore enforcement.

Here the cost of registration is $50-70 depending...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
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I suggest wiring all that up to an analog dial,...

I suggest wiring all that up to an analog dial, that goes up to "11" :P
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
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Thanks I'll research that. I did like the...

Thanks I'll research that. I did like the configurability of the Borla on my LS1 car (closed it was quieter than stock, open would wake the dead). May be the key, especially when you can flick a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-20-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
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I hear you - I have the car in for other stuff at...

I hear you - I have the car in for other stuff at a mechanic and they say it's nothing external. It's a matter of burning time waiting around to spend money for the same thing I don't like anyway...
Forum: USA - Texas 06-20-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
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Trusted exhaust installer in Austin, TX?

There's probably a 2010 SS M6 catback in my future. Interested in someone you have experience with of doing it right, lining everything up with the tips, etc., I don't want any post-install hassles....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
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M6 2010 SS Exhaust ideas for the slightly-older guy

Watched a video where the installer mentioned the age of the driver as a cue to how much exhaust loudness is tolerated. Good point, I used to want "loudest possible" many years back, now. . . less...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-26-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,548
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Get a shifter. Now!

The core advantage of a good aftermarket shifter (although it may help prevent mistakes and make your shifts faster as a side-effect) is the joy of driving in all circumstances.

When I first...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-26-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
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I know I'm not really answering your question;...

I know I'm not really answering your question; but unless there was some major disparity in performance (I mean MASSIVE) between the manual and the auto this is a major decision, the biggest one,...
Forum: Interior Parts & Accessories 03-01-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
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Any good IPhone mounting tips?

All options appreciated, with cig adapter, without, with usb, without. I currently turn on some internet radio in my pocket and use bluetooth to listen but that's unwieldly to adjust/advance while...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-15-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
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That sounds like an auto - what could cause this...

That sounds like an auto - what could cause this to happen in a manual?
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-15-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,477
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Thanks - expressed in terms of the studs, I am...

Thanks - expressed in terms of the studs, I am now confident in the 140 ftlbs torque.

And to restate, yes, I will only put them on with a torque wrench.

I was so anal about that with my prior...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-14-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
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Do nail/screw punctures tend to destroy the 20" Pirellis?

Here's why I ask:

I know nail through or near the sidewall means the tire is destroyed.

But in my old LS1 car, I must have picked up 100 nails, screws and bolts (large ones too) - and NEVER...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-14-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,477
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You bet your *** I use a torque wrench! - so...

You bet your *** I use a torque wrench! - so what's the torque to use, 100 or 140 foot pounds? :)
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-14-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,477
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Lug nut torque - any consensus?

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33139&highlight=nut+torque

The manual says 140 foot pounds; but people mention other GM docs that claim 100 foot pounds, and references to the...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-10-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,891
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What can really cause a manual transmission to...

What can really cause a manual transmission to heat up (other than some catastrophic rearrangement of the interior contents of the box)?
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 12-08-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
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Multiple Zaino layers? What's the best "suit of armor"

I have the "Zaino Ulitmate Protection" kit, the soft towels, and Z-CS

My car is 2 weeks old barely driven (but it moved by rail).

The car is in a garage in Texas, the weather is varying...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-01-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
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Thanks for the info - you've discouraged me from...

Thanks for the info - you've discouraged me from wanting to mess with this :)
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-30-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
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Lowering engine temps - without a Tune? Ideas or a product sought.

Bear with me.

My experience in this matter comes from the LS1/LT1 days - there was a (185?) thermostat; but the computer, for emissions reasons, would let the coolant get up to 210+ anyway by...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 11-30-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
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Is a drive-thru (touchfree) carwash sufficient -...

Is a drive-thru (touchfree) carwash sufficient - get that and then put the car back in? Or should I go to one of those self-car-wash/coinop places? (Been a while).
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 11-30-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
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Need a solid plan for protecting paint on a new Camaro5

Okay, bought the car less than a week ago.

How long before I try washing/waxing?

It's still pretty shiny. I've used Wax in the past; but have heard of Zaino here.

Should I wait before...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 11-28-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
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Where should jack stands be positioned to get all...

Where should jack stands be positioned to get all 4 corners up?
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-28-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,807
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I wonder - could the dealer get in any trouble...

I wonder - could the dealer get in any trouble slipping one of these onto every new car before giving it to the customer? Or maybe a "skip-shift" fairy walking around under the cars in the delivery...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-27-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,782
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This sorta thing is borderline silly due to the...

This sorta thing is borderline silly due to the small number of people who have tried both (THEIR votes would be good).

From how I see it, there are really 2 broad shifter choices - Upgraded...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-26-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,924
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I think I have the 09-01-37-001 noises. IMHO,...

I think I have the 09-01-37-001 noises. IMHO, engine warmed up and 2000+ RPM (but not enough to drown it out with engine noise). Is that where your noise comes on? Try going to neutral while...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 11-25-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
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Any good tips for getting a Jack under a Camaro?

Pics are better.

Basically, a "what to do" and "what not to do" would be good.

I'd like to avoid putting jack or jackstands anywhere they might bend or unduly scar the car.


Yeah, it's...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-25-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Standard
Tremec shifter->Transmission interface

I had an LS1 camaro and just acquired a 5thgen.

The shifter on the LS1 car was simply bolted to the top - direct connection.

It seems that the 5thgen's shifter is suspended between the car...
Forum: Transmission / Driveline 11-21-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,078
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Nice! The instructions mention a pair of...

Nice!

The instructions mention a pair of "sound plates" - are they included with the shifter?
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-20-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
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Interested in the cover. You mean a cover that...

Interested in the cover. You mean a cover that you remove before you drive or something to wrap it in?
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