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Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By shibbs
Yes, the 245/45/20 will fit on the front 9"...

Yes, the 245/45/20 will fit on the front 9" wheel, and yes, the 275/40/20 will fit on the 10" wide wheel.


You're all set! Good deal on these!
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-20-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,321
Posted By shibbs
Then you open a claim against him. It...

Then you open a claim against him.

It sucks. The dealership I work for has stopped selling on ebay via paypal for similar reasons.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By shibbs
What oil are you running? I've heard of people...

What oil are you running? I've heard of people describing exactly this when driving in high temp conditions with Mobil 1.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By shibbs
Your size choices are okay (your front wheel is...

Your size choices are okay (your front wheel is actually slightly larger outer diameter than your rear), but Nittos are notoriously soft in the sidewall. I'll bet that's your looseness you speak of.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By shibbs
I have an old Campbell's Soup can I'll sell you...

I have an old Campbell's Soup can I'll sell you for $9 shipped.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,420
Posted By shibbs
I know insuring an STI will be 2-3 times more...

I know insuring an STI will be 2-3 times more money than the Camaro.

I sure do miss my WRX, though. If I could have both I'd be damn happy!

For what I do, however, the Camaro is a better fit...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-15-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By shibbs
Yup. I picked up a Scoshe or whatever brand cable...

Yup. I picked up a Scoshe or whatever brand cable at Target. It's flat. Coils easily for storage. Had it for 2+ years now, use it all the time.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By shibbs
The good news is if they do manage to get...

The good news is if they do manage to get cracked, insurance covers them under my "$0 deductible glass coverage" which covers all "exterior glass" with absolutely no deductible.
And having had cars...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-13-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By shibbs
You're downright crazy if you think that...

You're downright crazy if you think that windshields are plastic.
They're laminated tempered glass. Government mandated to be.

Educational material: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2IyN6Mjxi0...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-12-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By shibbs
It's a clarity thing. Glass is SO much clearer...

It's a clarity thing. Glass is SO much clearer than these UV-resistant treated plastics. Our US HID lamps are already stunted by the rest of the world's standards. (yes USA has a MAXIMUM lumens,...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By shibbs
Actual GLASS headlights for RS/SS??

I know in other cars I've owned that most dealers have the ability to order ACTUAL GLASS headlamp assemblies--usually because European exports are/were required to have glass housings. (My old 96...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By shibbs
(Q9K) 20" x 8" front and 20" x 9" rearflangeless,...

(Q9K) 20" x 8" front and 20" x 9" rearflangeless, painted aluminum wheels with Midnight Silver finish

So just says Midnight Silver. I highly doubt you'd be able to touch them up properly, since...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By shibbs
WAV is going to be absolutely huge file sizes....

WAV is going to be absolutely huge file sizes. Hope you've got a lot of HDD space if you're doing hundreds!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,309
Posted By shibbs
The good news is these cars are ridiculously...

The good news is these cars are ridiculously cheap to insure for what they are.
And, don't worry, the insurance company will only pay for a totaled V6 if the car happens (God forbid!) to get...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 08-11-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 340,306
Posted By shibbs
Wow, you're still going? That's just amazing. ...

Wow, you're still going? That's just amazing.

This is one of the original threads I stumbled across when I was researching buying a gen5 Camaro.

You definitely do some awesome work.
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-11-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,254
Posted By shibbs
Whoa. The hole in the silicone coupler looks like...

Whoa. The hole in the silicone coupler looks like either meth or a dry cheater shot of NOS.

Check that engine over well.

BTW - much respect to OP for actually going through with a V6 -> V8...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By shibbs
Pilot Super Sports ARE available in a 285/35/20...

Pilot Super Sports ARE available in a 285/35/20 and they're damn good, too! Do it! 20x10 wheel all the way around. What you're talking about doing is quite common on this forum, although I'm not sure...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 08-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,909
Posted By shibbs
Except the song was a reference to his Charger. ...

Except the song was a reference to his Charger. :barf:
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-11-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By shibbs
Even better! I've been meaning to pick up a...

Even better! I've been meaning to pick up a filter wrap/drysock/whatever they're called for mine, too. I keep getting twigs and cottonwood tree fuzzies in mine and it's driving me nuts.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-05-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,739
Posted By shibbs
The problem is we may have a hard time with that...

The problem is we may have a hard time with that argument, as the Mustangs are going to be sold world-wide, and Ford will probably release those numbers happily and brag about how many more they're...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 08-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By shibbs
9.1 in the 1/8th? That's a pretty slow driver. ...

9.1 in the 1/8th? That's a pretty slow driver.

I had an 07 WRX and with just a canned tune it put down a 8.92 with all-season tires---and I'm by no means the quickest driver.

There are many...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 08-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By shibbs
When I was autocrossing mine on the PSS tires, I...

When I was autocrossing mine on the PSS tires, I set them at 31psi cold front, and 30psi cold rear. The DIC was displaying 36psi and 35psi warm.

That should get you close, but you'll want to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By shibbs
That would be a great combo.

That would be a great combo.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 07-31-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By shibbs
Heck, even the stock non-NPP exhaust sounds great...

Heck, even the stock non-NPP exhaust sounds great with headers and no cats. A bit raspy, but that just makes it sound more old-school, IMO.

Startup is nice and noticeable, in-town cruising is very...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-31-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By shibbs
Go with GTR sizes - 255/40/20 front ...

Go with GTR sizes -

255/40/20 front
285/35/20 rear

It's just SLIGHTLY smaller outer diameter, but there are some awesome tires available in this size - most notably the Michelin Pilot...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-31-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By shibbs
This is exactly why. The oil/vapor from the PCV...

This is exactly why. The oil/vapor from the PCV system, as well as any atomized fuel leftover in the intake.
Forum: 3rd Generation Camaros 07-31-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,360
Posted By shibbs
WOW. My jaw is on my desk. The only thing...

WOW. My jaw is on my desk.
The only thing showing that that car isn't showroom new is the coolant bottle and the brake fluid reservoir. I really can't believe that a 23+ year old car is that clean....
Forum: Interior Parts & Accessories 07-31-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By shibbs
You either didn't read or completely comprehend...

You either didn't read or completely comprehend the OP's entire post, did you?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-31-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,184
Posted By shibbs
Efficiency isn't everything, however. You really...

Efficiency isn't everything, however. You really want to balance efficiency with flow.

Filtering to 99.9% doesn't mean much if you only get 10% of the oil flow your engine needs. JUST SOMETHING...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-31-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,509
Posted By shibbs
Drove mine from MN to New Jersey and back. 4 days...

Drove mine from MN to New Jersey and back. 4 days total of 10+ hour driving. Not a single issue. Was very comfortable, and fit 2 weeks worth of stuff in the trunk to have a clean cabin. Would do...
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