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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-22-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Scalded Dog
I had no idea that tap shift was disabled on any...

I had no idea that tap shift was disabled on any 5th gen, ever. If the mechanicals are IN there, why would it ever be disabled, or not accessible?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-22-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By Scalded Dog
What the...? Is that a tie rack on the Jeep back...

What the...? Is that a tie rack on the Jeep back there?!? I s'pose all the ties blew off while driving. They shoulda seen THAT coming.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-22-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By Scalded Dog
Predecessor to the fidget spinner? Pogo stick for...

Predecessor to the fidget spinner? Pogo stick for hamsters? Unfinished zip gun?

Just trying to help... no, that's a lie. I'm completely stumped.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-22-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Scalded Dog
Geez... 10 years is pretty amazing! I guess I...

Geez... 10 years is pretty amazing! I guess I can't call mine a unicorn unless it's still cranking that starter for another few years!
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-22-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Scalded Dog
It's got to be a unicorn...

Last week, the battery in my Blazer was dead... turns out, my wife had left the dome lights on for a full day. I jumped it, got it going again. But, I got to thinking about the battery, and whether...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-19-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By Scalded Dog
Welcome... and yes, indeed, you ARE supposed to...

Welcome... and yes, indeed, you ARE supposed to start with a joke... that's a tradition recently started by a guy in California, who drives a bitchin' Camaro!

Let me prime the pump:

So, these...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-19-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Scalded Dog
Now THAT'S my way of thinking... dollars...

Now THAT'S my way of thinking... dollars converted into used cars!

I need a new battery for my Blazer. I'm bugged about having to spend $200 (equivalent: 1989 Honda Civic) for an acceptable-...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-19-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Scalded Dog
That's messed up. What if a blind person reads...

That's messed up. What if a blind person reads your post?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-19-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By Scalded Dog
I'm going to call, "they expect you to sort of...

I'm going to call, "they expect you to sort of white knuckle it in this car," the biggest load of crap that I have heard yet today. Any service tech who says this is simply incapable of doing his job...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-17-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,505
Posted By Scalded Dog
I used a unit in my Camaro, one that attached to...

I used a unit in my Camaro, one that attached to the rear view mirror, and recorded both front and rear simultaneously. Unfortunately, the rear window of the Camaro is such a distant and tiny target...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-17-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Scalded Dog
Whaa... WHAT?!? A Mustang crash...?!?

The article doesn't mention this, but I wonder if there was some sort of a crowd these guys were aiming for? Or was there a cars and coffee event nearby?!?


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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-16-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,505
Posted By Scalded Dog
A couple of years ago, a kid made a random,...

A couple of years ago, a kid made a random, unexpected, no- signal U-Turn on a state highway, without looking, and directly into the flow of traffic... my wife t- boned him (low- speed, no injuries,...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-15-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Scalded Dog
Hot Camaro...

Found this one- time beauty out in the desert. If it isn't hot, then I'm the next Pope.

Yes, CHP has been notified.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-09-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,547
Posted By Scalded Dog
Oh, man... that is HARSH! Three weeks of XBox,...

Oh, man... that is HARSH! Three weeks of XBox, smoking dope, and pizza delivery... not even allowed to go to school! Bet he'll never do THAT again!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-09-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Scalded Dog
Sorry, I should have clarified: This was on a...

Sorry, I should have clarified: This was on a Suburban. The principle applies, but not the experience with the car. Pushing 50 myself, too, but comparing a Suburban repair (fairly easy) to a Camaro...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-09-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,547
Posted By Scalded Dog
Originally Posted by 90503...

Originally Posted by 90503 http://www.camaro5.com/forums/v6/buttons/viewpost.gif (http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9715120#post9715120)
I'll go with the "this needs to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-09-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Scalded Dog
It could be any component in the belt route. You...

It could be any component in the belt route. You seem to be doing it the right way, starting with the idler pulley and belt, but any other component that has any hesitation or inconsistency is the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-09-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By Scalded Dog
I would start with a good ol' fashioned bleed......

I would start with a good ol' fashioned bleed... really pretty easy, not a messy task. In short, you'll jack up the front end of the car, and place in it jack stands. Then, slowly turn the wheel lock...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-07-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,547
Posted By Scalded Dog
Wow... that's really weird that this isn't...

Wow... that's really weird that this isn't getting any media coverage. Hmm. I wonder why?
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-29-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Scalded Dog
THAT... was great! Laughed my ass off... really...

THAT... was great! Laughed my ass off... really hilarious!

Thank- you, Steve!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-27-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scalded Dog
I used to boast about my 'Vette all the time, but...

I used to boast about my 'Vette all the time, but for some reason, when the ladies saw that it was a four- door, inline- 4 hatchback, they seemed disappointed. Weird.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-26-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scalded Dog
First rule of C5 Club: Never say 'Maro.

First rule of C5 Club: Never say 'Maro.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-25-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By Scalded Dog
I drove my '82 Berlinetta (104 hp, no lie!) to...

I drove my '82 Berlinetta (104 hp, no lie!) to the top of Pikes Peak many years ago. That car was beautiful, but gutless, and with the oxygen starvation that altitude provides, the car would not...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-23-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,922
Posted By Scalded Dog
A few years ago, I knew a guy with a 3rd gen...

A few years ago, I knew a guy with a 3rd gen Camaro that he lifted, added a transfer case, and turned into an off- road beast. It turned out to be one of those, "seemed like a great idea at the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-23-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,922
Posted By Scalded Dog
In, "Fate of the Furious," Dom teaches us how to...

In, "Fate of the Furious," Dom teaches us how to make a "poor man's turbo." Basically, it's a piece string tied to the fuel line... then, while racing and going really fast, but wanting to go faster,...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-21-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Scalded Dog
I once moved into a place that was less than 100...

I once moved into a place that was less than 100 feet from high- traffic tracks. The first couple of weeks I lived there was pretty rough... but I actually got very used to it, and was able to tune...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-19-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By Scalded Dog
My experience: I left CA a few years ago, looking...

My experience: I left CA a few years ago, looking for the grass to be greener in Texas. No state income tax, and, Texas!

I gave it the ol' college try, too... spent 3 & 1/2 years giving TX a...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-18-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By Scalded Dog
Now, see, in some ways, maybe... I have enjoyed...

Now, see, in some ways, maybe... I have enjoyed most installments of the franchise thus far. However, I went to see "Fate of the Furious" the other day, and spent much of the movie thinking about the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-18-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By Scalded Dog
I hyper- miled once. It was the most embarrassing...

I hyper- miled once. It was the most embarrassing five seconds of my life, and I won't do it again, but man... the mileage I got during that whole five seconds was pretty amazing.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-14-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Scalded Dog
I've always been cautious with rear windows, ever...

I've always been cautious with rear windows, ever since an experience I had a few years ago. I was still enjoying my young 'n' reckless teenage years, when I got to to street racing on an open...
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