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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-27-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Samson2029
keep us posted on this mystery. my new...

keep us posted on this mystery. my new replacement supercharger has a waxing and waning squeal at cold start. sounds like a food plates rubbing against each other.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-25-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Samson2029
This rattle is probably coming from the garage...

This rattle is probably coming from the garage door mecanism. had a similar problem with mine. Finally discovered that parts of my car lift was vibrating due to the exhaust rumble.
are we talking...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-13-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,187
Posted By Samson2029
has anyone been successful in getting rid the new...

has anyone been successful in getting rid the new SC flutter with a lower pulley change, 5 or 10 percent ????
need feedback before modding.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Samson2029
1- how is driveability affected with ati and 5...

1- how is driveability affected with ati and 5 percent pulley. stalling, flutters and rattles and smoothness of idle and drive.$
2- do parts wear down faster, eg spark plugs, injectors. etc.?
3-...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Samson2029
how hard is it to swap pulleys on zl1. Is there...

how hard is it to swap pulleys on zl1. Is there any major disassembly to get access to the pulleys eg harmonic balancer and overdrive pulley.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-24-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,651
Posted By Samson2029
Will a lpe harmonic balancer and 5 percent...

Will a lpe harmonic balancer and 5 percent overdrive make the flutter disappear ??
Will a roto fab cai make the flutter more audible ??
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,874
Posted By Samson2029
These pictures give meaning to the legendary zl1...

These pictures give meaning to the legendary zl1 !!! Happy to own one of these beasts.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-11-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By Samson2029
2013 with 6000 miles - noisy transmission and...

2013 with 6000 miles
- noisy transmission and occ gear grinding, dealer found nothing.
- suspension noise front right, clicking sound, dealer found nothing
- back right suspension noise, dealer...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,831
Posted By Samson2029
70000 km is not bad.

70000 km is not bad.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,241
Posted By Samson2029
pretty much unbreakable except for those who have...

pretty much unbreakable except for those who have been totaled. It has some annoying imperfections but this car is rock solid.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,339
Posted By Samson2029
Some may not be that happy. I have become fixated...

Some may not be that happy. I have become fixated on this flutter. During routine maintenance, as the tech was driving away, I was able to hear that brief flutter from outside the car.
Makes my ZL1...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,396
Posted By Samson2029
Any updates on the SC flutter and possible...

Any updates on the SC flutter and possible solution by GM. Are the new SC replacements on hold for a possible fix for this problem as reported on another thread ?
Do the new 2015 manuals also have...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-12-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,339
Posted By Samson2029
I hope GM finds a solution about this flutter. I...

I hope GM finds a solution about this flutter. I prefered keeping the marble like noise of the old SC than what I have now.
This flutter on my car is very obvious, escpecially on an incline....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-08-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,602
Posted By Samson2029
Get the car on a lift. Examine the cooling pipes...

Get the car on a lift. Examine the cooling pipes of the rear differential. I found one segment millimetres away from the aluminum heat shield. I assumed that on my car, certain types of road bumps...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,214
Posted By Samson2029
for me the tire pressure made a huge difference....

for me the tire pressure made a huge difference. Ride became smooth with just a small .5 to 1 psi change. I am running 31 psi cold and it was night and day from 32 to 33 psi.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-06-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Samson2029
for those who are close to mont-tremblant track,...

for those who are close to mont-tremblant track, I highly recommend it. Very demanding and beautiful scenary. Instructors are amazing.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-06-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Samson2029
GY F1 tires and track use

Did some track time at Mont-Tremblant circuit. At the end of the day the surface of my tires looked shredded. Other track members commented I was kicking my tire rubber on their cars. Especially at...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,651
Posted By Samson2029
The clunking noise in the rear suspension remain...

The clunking noise in the rear suspension remain sun resolved. Nothing loose or broken. The suspension works perfectly. Was told to return if noise worsened. The clunking is an infrequent noise...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,651
Posted By Samson2029
Already got the new upgraded SC. Under light...

Already got the new upgraded SC. Under light acceleration in first gear there is a brief but obvious rattle. I consider this a real turn off. Now I have to be more aggressive on the throttle for...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-11-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,651
Posted By Samson2029
annoyed by this flutter or rattle, passengers new...

annoyed by this flutter or rattle, passengers new to my car ask me what is that noise. Have to tell them there is nothing wrong with the car and that it is normal. One friend told me you should have...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-08-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 36,742
Posted By Samson2029
I agree about a likely performance gain. Seems...

I agree about a likely performance gain. Seems to pull stronger and more easily. The old charger may have contributed to some drivetrain hp loss. My pulley had a lot of slack and the two spindles...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-04-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By Samson2029
mine took 200 km to loosen up

mine took 200 km to loosen up
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By Samson2029
supercharger replaced

after replacing supercharger, car performs very smoothly, engine more responsive to throttle and for the first time i can hear the whine of the sc. but bothered by a rattling when starting to accel...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-26-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Samson2029
My 60k investment went in for the SC replacement....

My 60k investment went in for the SC replacement. Work on it extended a second day. They needed to drop the motor to get access to the back of the SC. Became nauseated when I saw my car...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-26-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 36,742
Posted By Samson2029
After 8 hours of fun highway driving this...

After 8 hours of fun highway driving this weekend, the SC worsened, the rattling is accompagnied by a squeal. The SC getting replaced today and just on time. This problem may be worse then what GM...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-25-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,602
Posted By Samson2029
take a look at the cooling pipe of the...

take a look at the cooling pipe of the differential on the right side. the segment near the joint of the rubber tubing to the metallic pipe may be vibrating against the heat shield when hitting road...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-25-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Samson2029
completed my inspection and found nothing except...

completed my inspection and found nothing except one of the cooling pipes of the differential hitting the heat shield which can explain the noise heard when driving on the small road cracks. Bent...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Samson2029
hand brake still works, nothing modified. the...

hand brake still works, nothing modified. the bang was loud enough to be heard many houses away. From the way it sounded it must be some metal component that broke. The vibration was felt in the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-25-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Samson2029
not the hill assist since i waited for it to...

not the hill assist since i waited for it to disengage and no sticky brakes, drove the car all day with no rain or humidity. noise was too loud for hill assist or sticky brakes. And this is a new...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-24-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Samson2029
cause of loud bang from the rear ??

Need input of possible cause ??
Was parked in driveway at about 5 degree incline. Turned car on, released hand brake, put it in first gear. I very gently accelerated to park into the garage. ...
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