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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-18-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 15,623
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
"All show and no go." Funny...people don't...

"All show and no go."

Funny...people don't say that about my 1LS.

John B.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 03-11-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,132
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Sigh. You haven't been reading for comprehension....

Sigh. You haven't been reading for comprehension.

Think it doesn't monitor anything, huh? How about this: Let's say you're on a road trip and the drive belt powering both your water pump and the...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 03-11-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,172
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
No garage. As soon as I have oil pressure, I...

No garage. As soon as I have oil pressure, I drive, and by saying that, I mean, as soon as it starts. You have oil pressure faster than the gauge can show it. The water temp comes up quickly. It's...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 03-11-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,496
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
This is true. I've done it. John B.

This is true. I've done it.

John B.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-14-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,385
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I was not aware they made a clutch for the V6 car...

I was not aware they made a clutch for the V6 car you have in your description. How sure are you?

John B.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 11-14-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,109
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Mention the term "Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act" and...

Mention the term "Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act" and see if they change their 'tune.'

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnussen-Moss_Act

John B.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-14-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,765
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Good call Sycraft. Speaking more to...

Good call Sycraft.

Speaking more to differential heating and cooling of friction-fit parts, I installed new bearing races in the front hubs of my '95 Montero the other day. These are pretty big,...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-12-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I'm glad you don't live in my neighborhood. Not...

I'm glad you don't live in my neighborhood. Not that there's anything wrong with that...

Haha.

John B.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-12-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
1. Not difficult at all. Installation is all done...

1. Not difficult at all. Installation is all done at the top of the engine with nothing hidden or hard to reach.

2. No special tools are required. Just basic hand tools.

3. Braided hoses are...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-11-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Manuals do, automatics do not. John B.

Manuals do, automatics do not.

John B.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-09-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
It's being triggered by the after-cat oh-2...

It's being triggered by the after-cat oh-2 sensor(s). They have to be installed in extensions because of the hi-flows. Not to worry, there's no real problem here, they're just being "fooled."

John...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-09-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,750
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Lysol injection. John B.

Lysol injection.

John B.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-09-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,349
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
That was me. I had Blackstone Labs test my oil....

That was me. I had Blackstone Labs test my oil. I've done it for several of my vehicles.

Yes, you have to check your oil level.

Peel those stupid stickers off the inside of your windshield and...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-09-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,765
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Good to hear you got things resolved. John B.

Good to hear you got things resolved.

John B.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-09-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 97,359
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Here again, I'm glad I'm far, far away in AZ. I...

Here again, I'm glad I'm far, far away in AZ. I fear the Growl...and I'm not worthy!

Excellent, excellent results. Very happy for you.

John B.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-08-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I use this site at home (enter ZIP code or city...

I use this site at home (enter ZIP code or city and state):

http://autos.msn.com/everyday/GasStations.aspx?m=1&l=1&zip=85014&x=18&y=11

John B.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-05-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,564
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Not a seal; there are likely none, unless it's...

Not a seal; there are likely none, unless it's got welded on tanks on the ends of the core. The heater core is just another radiator, but smaller and inside your dash. The material used to make these...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-05-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,564
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
If you wanted to be immune from it, disconnect...

If you wanted to be immune from it, disconnect both heater hoses under the hood and loop them together. That would keep coolant from flowing through the heater core. Of course you'll completely...
Forum: Sponsors Camaro Builds / Project Cars 11-05-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Funny, MY xB never sounded like that. Of course...

Funny, MY xB never sounded like that. Of course that was a Scion, not an "xb110" or like Rhino's video, ha ha.

John B.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 11-05-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I'm going to give it a 6 or 7. Based on flywheel...

I'm going to give it a 6 or 7. Based on flywheel HP at 323, that's nearing the naturally aspirated goal of 100 HP/liter, which at least used to be magical territory. Using DI tech, along with a 4 cam...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-04-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,207
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Agree, yet I'll add that it's not true that...

Agree, yet I'll add that it's not true that synthetic oil is "too slippery" to allow rings to seat. Please, people, please, read up at bobistheoilguy.com

John B.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-04-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Order from Chase at Apex. He spends his time here...

Order from Chase at Apex. He spends his time here helping people. It's worth your investment.

Just my humble opinion.

John B.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-04-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,243
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Welcome, Mike.Ss. John B.

Welcome, Mike.Ss.

John B.
Forum: Sponsors Camaro Builds / Project Cars 11-04-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Mother of God... John B.

Mother of God...

John B.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-04-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,765
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I, uh, got my replacement bearings via UPS today....

I, uh, got my replacement bearings via UPS today. I was sent an email last week asking for my address because they wanted to send me a new set. What am I gonna say, "No?"

They'll go in the glove...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-04-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,106
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I'm glad you live in FL. I wouldn't want to come...

I'm glad you live in FL. I wouldn't want to come up against your car.

Go fer it!

John B.
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 11-03-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,289
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
The max air pressure on the sidewall of your...

The max air pressure on the sidewall of your tires also says "cold." It doesn't imply that the tire pressure cannot exceed that pressure when hot.

When was the last time you knew of a tire blowing...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-03-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,207
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
I agree. John B.

I agree.

John B.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-03-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
Vader, why do you think you need this upgrade? ...

Vader, why do you think you need this upgrade?

John B.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-02-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,400
Posted By JohnnyBfromPeoria
You'll be pleasantly surprised, then. As long as...

You'll be pleasantly surprised, then. As long as the snow isn't deep enough to start building up in the front grill, you'll make it just fine. Great balance in these cars means good traction and...
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