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Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 04-22-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 71,142
Posted By bluebox
Not quite DuPont any more, we sold the...

Not quite DuPont any more, we sold the performance coatings business as of this year. Wonder what name they'll come up with... Still the best refinish and color match in the business, though.

Sad...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-10-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By bluebox
If it's a single crack under heavy load (on or...

If it's a single crack under heavy load (on or off the gas hard) have them nut-n-bolt the diff and cradle points. Might have been something loosened up or not torqued enough from the factory. If it's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-10-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,918
Posted By bluebox
Guess I don't get the idea of trading over to a...

Guess I don't get the idea of trading over to a similar model so close in model year. If money were no object, it would take one of the Z models for me to switch (but rationalizing it to myself - and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-09-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,976
Posted By bluebox
Didn't take long for 'em to jump threads, eh?...

Didn't take long for 'em to jump threads, eh? Enhanced with a show of guns for your reading pleasure! :P

Another how-to-deal-with-it-non-violently story: 20 years ago, next door neighbor in my...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-09-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,699
Posted By bluebox
Hardly confused, except by your response... Tried...

Hardly confused, except by your response... Tried to show what I thought was a good way to deal with something that DID happen, without confronting in a way that would "get your ass kicked" in your...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-09-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,699
Posted By bluebox
Perfect response, except... well, I guess you did...

Perfect response, except... well, I guess you did have to mention you were being sarcastic... :D

Honestly, a lot of people have no common sense or respect for others' property, regardless of their...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 12-31-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 71,142
Posted By bluebox
Happy new year, everyone (and belated happy...

Happy new year, everyone (and belated happy holidays/Merry Christmas...). We can all hope somewhat less important things get better in the next year (not just in ChevyLand), but keep the most...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-30-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,773
Posted By bluebox
I suppose any upgrades through this catalog,...

I suppose any upgrades through this catalog, including the upcoming 1LE upgrades for stock Camaros (next year), would void the respective warranty on your "old" car - message from GM is "you shoulda...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-29-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By bluebox
The eye will cross over our heads in a couple...

The eye will cross over our heads in a couple hours. Haven't lost power yet, but quite a few nearby have. Wind has gusted up more. Weird thing, we've only had 2.6" of rain so far. Sister in VA beach...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-24-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,781
Posted By bluebox
If it is, it would be a state law. I know in DE...

If it is, it would be a state law. I know in DE that it is not illegal.
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 10-22-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 71,142
Posted By bluebox
Hmm, sounds good! Didn't see those sizes on the...

Hmm, sounds good! Didn't see those sizes on the Firestone site (http://www.firestonetire.com/productdetails/TireSubBrand/Firehawk_Wide_Oval_AS), but sure enough they're listed at TireRack. I figured...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 10-22-2012, 04:37 PM
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Views: 71,142
Posted By bluebox
The Invo's I have are W compound tires, 260...

The Invo's I have are W compound tires, 260 treadwear - better than the factory Zeros at 220 (the Y series Invos are 220 if you want stickier stuff). I think the difference is that the Zeros are an...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 71,142
Posted By bluebox
Yeah, I got GMAX A06 all seasons for winter....

Yeah, I got GMAX A06 all seasons for winter. They're v-treads (directional) not asymmetric, so they might get noisy at some point and there's no rotating them at all with a staggered setup. Might...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 839
Views: 39,701
Posted By bluebox
$4.19/93, except 20 cents off Tuesdays at Exxon....

$4.19/93, except 20 cents off Tuesdays at Exxon. I fill up then, every two weeks.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-19-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,659
Posted By bluebox
Great decision, fine choice - welcome to the C5...

Great decision, fine choice - welcome to the C5 family!

(thank goodness you got the dealer sticker off :) )
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-17-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,637
Posted By bluebox
:facepalm: [wonders where anyone mentioned V8's...

:facepalm: [wonders where anyone mentioned V8's "catching up"]

And good thing I'm not like "most V8 owners", then. No one is disputing LS/LT models outnumber the SS/ZL1. OP and others want...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-17-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,637
Posted By bluebox
Ok, I'm not trying to pick nits with you, I...

Ok, I'm not trying to pick nits with you, I simply read the OP's posts and some of the responses.



I understand the motivation. That's all.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-17-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,637
Posted By bluebox
Calm down, not implying anything. There's 68K+...

Calm down, not implying anything. There's 68K+ members on this site, only a few hundred voted so far. Like Belle said, there may be bias in the membership towards "enthusiasts" who may be more likely...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-17-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,637
Posted By bluebox
V8 M6 Wonder what the bias/I don't care...

V8 M6

Wonder what the bias/I don't care factor in this poll will be - 6 owners more likely to vote than 8's? :iono:
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-17-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By bluebox
Just remember that a manual connects the motor...

Just remember that a manual connects the motor directly to the drivetrain when in gear. There is no "glide" when letting off the gas like on an auto because there's no torque converter allowing the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-16-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,598
Posted By bluebox
:laughabove: if I were single/no kids I'd...

:laughabove: if I were single/no kids I'd probably be the same way.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-16-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,598
Posted By bluebox
Same here, just think all the common mods have...

Same here, just think all the common mods have been done/seen already, what's the point unless I'd do something that really stands out -- just not happening on my budget... :(

The flip side is I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-15-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 18,993
Posted By bluebox
Daily driver, summer rubber on custom wheels and...

Daily driver, summer rubber on custom wheels and all seasons on the factories. I draw the line at 2-3 inches of snow, and can log into work from home. Probably would be staying home with the kids...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-12-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,442
Posted By bluebox
My wife did this to the left front on her...

My wife did this to the left front on her Equinox. The latex paint came off with pre-cleaner from "the treatment", but straight kerosene would do the same. Scratch remover took care of the rest. The...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-11-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 48,033
Posted By bluebox
The rest of this Stiegerism was so good it earned...

The rest of this Stiegerism was so good it earned a place in my sig... for a little while at least. :D
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-06-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 18,309
Posted By bluebox
Guess I'm pretty dumb, then. Guess you weren't...

Guess I'm pretty dumb, then. Guess you weren't around quite as long as you say, either. Public knowledge that manufacturers resisted and actively campaigned against emissions and safety features...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-06-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,058
Posted By bluebox
I have a '12 LS3 M6, and it takes more than a few...

I have a '12 LS3 M6, and it takes more than a few minutes to fully warm up. Until then, you're running "open loop" in terms of air/fuel mixture and emissions control. Makes it feel like a bucking...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-04-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 18,309
Posted By bluebox
I put this thread away thinking it would die a...

I put this thread away thinking it would die a withering death by lethal insanity.

Pete, you've tried much, much harder than you should, and though I commend you for it, I only have one thing to...
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 10-03-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,201
Posted By bluebox
68 coupes did have shoulder belts, clipped up on...

68 coupes did have shoulder belts, clipped up on the roof above the door windows. At least both of mine did... Not sure how/if the convertibles had them. I never used it though; dangled down in the...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 10-03-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,232
Posted By bluebox
Completely agree on both points - looks even...

Completely agree on both points - looks even better with the ground effects. :thumbsup:
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