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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Yesterday, 01:34 PM
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If you go to...

If you go to http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/how_tested.shtml it explains it.

Long story short, there are a series of very specific test that all cars go through in a laboratory setting. They take...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-18-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 977
Posted By VTXrider
So you can do the same and it still evens out. ...

So you can do the same and it still evens out.

To the OP, I have no clue if it is an estimate or what, I always figured that the computer could measure what comes out of the injectors (or fuel...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-07-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By VTXrider
Mine have about 22k miles on them and I keep...

Mine have about 22k miles on them and I keep thinking to myself that my next tires will have to me quieter. I don't remember if they got louder as they got older but I thought they were great when I...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-27-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By VTXrider
Oil starts to turn acidic after use due to...

Oil starts to turn acidic after use due to residuals from combustion. Generally, many will tell you that you should change the oil after a year regardless of miles. I agree but use some common sense...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 04-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,551
Posted By VTXrider
Paid $125 but there are a lot of places around...

Paid $125 but there are a lot of places around that try to get you for up to $300 around here. They try to tell me how much it is worth to have the tints laser cut and that's what you pay for, what...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-17-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By VTXrider
I get mine aligned every 10k miles or so, always...

I get mine aligned every 10k miles or so, always before you can tell it is out of alignment.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By VTXrider
Sounds like great resale value to me. your car...

Sounds like great resale value to me. your car is 5 years old and you should have paid 22-23 when new. Most cars lose 50% or more of their value after 4 years, sounds like you still have 61% of the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-10-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By VTXrider
Easiest is to go in through the back seat and...

Easiest is to go in through the back seat and open it manaully
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-06-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,171
Posted By VTXrider
All the pics are of a 4 door but the article...

All the pics are of a 4 door but the article states the car will be 2 door, so what should it look like?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-06-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,852
Posted By VTXrider
Lol, every time I wash it, every bug for miles...

Lol, every time I wash it, every bug for miles comes running!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-06-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,171
Posted By VTXrider
Still prototype so, no the production won't be...

Still prototype so, no the production won't be quite like that.... just like the Camaro had to evolve a bit to meet production requirements.

Grand Nationals should be turbo 6s to match the history.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-06-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,852
Posted By VTXrider
I don't understand why you are so angry with...

I don't understand why you are so angry with someone because they chose something different that you? Did someone try to force you to buy a 1SS? Maybe a 1SS insulted your mother? WTF?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-06-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,852
Posted By VTXrider
Yup, read your first post wrong, thought you were...

Yup, read your first post wrong, thought you were saying '10 2SS did not have USB.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-06-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,852
Posted By VTXrider
It's in the center console.

It's in the center console.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-06-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,852
Posted By VTXrider
Biggest difference is Leather. If you want...

Biggest difference is Leather. If you want leather its 2SS of not then 1SS. 2SS has most of the things that are options on the 1SS.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-27-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,140
Posted By VTXrider
I just tell them a Chevy with kind of a downward...

I just tell them a Chevy with kind of a downward voice so they think some average car. Just to get the reaction when they see the Camaro. Started doing this saying I drove a Pontiac when it was the...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By VTXrider
Yes, that's exactly it. The part cost me about...

Yes, that's exactly it. The part cost me about $16 but I just can't figure out how to install without taking out the seat which I would like to avoid.
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-24-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By VTXrider
Bump

Bump
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-16-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By VTXrider
You'd notice the difference pretty quick but...

You'd notice the difference pretty quick but first you hear it pop if it breaks.
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-16-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By VTXrider
How to replace lumbar spring?

What is the best way to replace the lumbar springs in the from seats? My driver side broke, I got the new spring but am having trouble with changing it. I tried to go in through the back of the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-26-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,700
Posted By VTXrider
Just oil changes and mods!

Just oil changes and mods!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-26-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,700
Posted By VTXrider
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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By VTXrider
Yes, but people do a lot of mods that give you...

Yes, but people do a lot of mods that give you about that much.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-08-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,476
Posted By VTXrider
Why? You probably get less than 10% better fuel...

Why? You probably get less than 10% better fuel economy until you do something the tires can't handle and kill yourself. Then funeral expenses eat up all your savings....unless you have good life...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By VTXrider
It could easily be a 4-5% difference because a...

It could easily be a 4-5% difference because a manual transmits power more efficiently than an automatic.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By VTXrider
My numbers are more general for all autos and...

My numbers are more general for all autos and manuals, numbers you can use for any car if you know nothing about it.

I don't know what the v6 does but I've read most L99s in the Camaro setup...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-08-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,499
Posted By VTXrider
No sensor. It is a formula using many factors...

No sensor. It is a formula using many factors including Revolutions, Load, RPMs, engine temp, and others. Most people say it is fairly accurate. I just change it close to 30% life remaining just...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By VTXrider
So to be clear, no new fob? Just my same fob wit...

So to be clear, no new fob? Just my same fob wit the key taken off? If that's it I'll just keep it as it is with some tape.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By VTXrider
It won't matter if you overfill as far as the DIC...

It won't matter if you overfill as far as the DIC reading. It does not read above full. It just depends on you average MPGs over the last XXX miles. I don't remember but I think it calculates 100...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By VTXrider
I think the point you are missing is that auto...

I think the point you are missing is that auto transmissions have much higher parasitic loss than manuals. From everything I have seen autos lose 15-20% from the crank to rear wheels (modern autos...
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