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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum Today, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By raptor5244
Update. 50 miles so far and no issues as a...

Update. 50 miles so far and no issues as a result of replacing the factory bladder with the Doorman aftermarket bladder. Clutch feels the same as normal and there is now there is no brake fluid...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum Today, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By raptor5244
Sounds about right. I leased a 2013 2SS 1le with...

Sounds about right. I leased a 2013 2SS 1le with all the options and the residual after 39 months is set at $27.5k. I still have 15 months left on the term. It looks like they figured the residual...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By raptor5244
Most of the time the splitter won't clear a...

Most of the time the splitter won't clear a parking spot concrete block so I normally back in or leave a nice gap between me and the parking block. It would be cool to have a front facing camera...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-28-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 643
Posted By raptor5244
I noticed some excess fluid around the reservoir...

I noticed some excess fluid around the reservoir as well on my 2013. The cap with the factory bladder does seem quite loose and has some excess play in it. I ordered the the doorman replacement....
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 06-23-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,364
Posted By raptor5244
Agreed. Everyone I know who has owned a BMW says...

Agreed. Everyone I know who has owned a BMW says if you want to get one then only lease it during the 4 year warranty because they are terribly expensive to own due to constant repairs and high...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,271
Posted By raptor5244
I agree. I just hope they keep these cars...

I agree. I just hope they keep these cars affordable. Once you get over that $35k range you it becomes a stretch for a lot of folks who love a V8 Camaro.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-06-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,271
Posted By raptor5244
That is what I am afraid of. $50k for a Camaro...

That is what I am afraid of. $50k for a Camaro is kinda nuts when you think about it. I wish they had a stripped down model that basically just gives you the LT1 engine and dual mode exhaust. ...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-04-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By raptor5244
I never have luck with oem batteries. They...

I never have luck with oem batteries. They typically fail in less than 3 years for me. To avoid the aggravation with the dealer I usually just suck it up and bring the battery to my local autozone...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-30-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,271
Posted By raptor5244
Yeah most dealers will order their cars loaded up...

Yeah most dealers will order their cars loaded up like this. If you are more interested in the performance instead of the creature comforts then you Probably have to custom order. I am curious what...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-30-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,271
Posted By raptor5244
I have a 2013 2SS 1LE without the RS package. In...

I have a 2013 2SS 1LE without the RS package. In that year and with that model the $1350 RS package only provided halo headlights. I have a sunroof so you don't get the reverse mohawk roof and the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-30-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By raptor5244
Makes sense. Too bad they only put the LS7 in...

Makes sense. Too bad they only put the LS7 in the Z28, they could have released a special edition 427 based SS without the fancy brakes and other track related stuff that drive the Z28 price so...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-17-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,470
Posted By raptor5244
Strange location for the coolant reservoir, eh?

Strange location for the coolant reservoir, eh?
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 05-17-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By raptor5244
Agreed. I have almost worn out my first set at...

Agreed. I have almost worn out my first set at 12k miles. Well, the rears are about done, could probably get another 1000 out of the front. I don't track the car. I looked the Michelins and even...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 05-17-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,517
Posted By raptor5244
I think it is about expectations. I could feel a...

I think it is about expectations. I could feel a 200lbs difference but it is not like stepping out of a 3900lb camaro and into a 2300lb Mazda Miata. However, take 200lbs lighter, 30 more hp and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires 05-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,439
Posted By raptor5244
Just read the SS gets Goodyear Eagle F1...

Just read the SS gets Goodyear Eagle F1 Assymetrics 2 run flats. Not sure of the size though.
Forum: Wheels | Tires 05-16-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,439
Posted By raptor5244
Anyone note the tire size and brand on the SS?

Anyone note the tire size and brand on the SS?
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 80,607
Posted By raptor5244
I wonder who sat in the design meetings for the...

I wonder who sat in the design meetings for the rear bumper and said "man, we need to put some strange creases in the bumper under the tail lights". They look like wrinkles or something, really an...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-15-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 80,607
Posted By raptor5244
Front looks ok, the rear is going to take a while...

Front looks ok, the rear is going to take a while to grow on me. I hope the excitement and evolution will come when they reveal the interior, performance and driving impressions. The refreshed...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-09-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 13,229
Posted By raptor5244
Congrats on the rides. It looks like you have a...

Congrats on the rides. It looks like you have a knack for getting lots of views, on YouTube and even just by posting this thread.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-25-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,208
Posted By raptor5244
It was probably a v8, you would know if it was...

It was probably a v8, you would know if it was the v10. The power delivery is very pesky in those cars. You would probably take it off the line with the gobs of torque we have down low but then...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 04-25-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By raptor5244
The price is decent with those options and...

The price is decent with those options and incentives but I would wait. The standard 6th gen SS is supposed to meet or exceed the performance of the current 1LE. Lighter, smaller, more power from...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 04-25-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,312
Posted By raptor5244
Replacing the clutch seems extreme. These cars...

Replacing the clutch seems extreme. These cars make all kinds of rattles, clunks, etc. due to their heavy duty transmission.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-13-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,997
Posted By raptor5244
I agree from what we can see so far it seems to...

I agree from what we can see so far it seems to carry a similar look. More like a refresh vs. a new generation. I really hope it is not like the WRX, where the previous model just looks better than...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 11-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,487
Posted By raptor5244
It isn't leather in the back anyway. Basically...

It isn't leather in the back anyway. Basically vinyl on the back seats, leather up front. The back seats are for show anyway.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-10-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,172
Posted By raptor5244
Just for reference I can tell you what the bank...

Just for reference I can tell you what the bank figured the residual would be for my 2013 2SS 1LE with, nav, NPP and sunroof. Bought it in August 2013, MSRP was 43k, bank residual after 3 years was...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 10-17-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By raptor5244
Yeah, this behavior seems to be a standard side...

Yeah, this behavior seems to be a standard side affect of a high performance Tremec manual transmissions. They cluck, clank, rattle and buzz but they seem to work well when you drive them hard. It...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By raptor5244
Post pics. Somebody here will know.

Post pics. Somebody here will know.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-12-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By raptor5244
Don't forget to buzz the tower Maverick. :-)

Don't forget to buzz the tower Maverick. :-)
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 10-12-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,883
Posted By raptor5244
Does it have sunroof or Nav? If you are happy...

Does it have sunroof or Nav? If you are happy then it was a good deal. As for the price, current wholesale value on your car is around 24-25k depending on condition and location. So, at 27.2k it...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By raptor5244
Are you slipping the clutch all the time or...

Are you slipping the clutch all the time or something? It shouldn't smell. Do,you notice if the clutch engagement point is different? Does it catch even higher on release of the clutch pedal now?...
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