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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
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: 48
Views: 2,847
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: 47
Views: 3,549
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: 3,232
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: 932
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: 932
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: 69
Views: 4,352
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: 69
Views: 4,352
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: 69
Views: 4,352
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: 204
Views: 20,667
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: 1,316
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: 1,316
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: 1,875
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: 204
Views: 20,667
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: 47
Views: 3,549
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: 678
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: 678
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: 678
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: 678
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. ...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-22-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,005
Posted By Samson2029
had my exhaust replaced for the wool packing...

had my exhaust replaced for the wool packing issue. The exhaust note is noticeably different and a bit quieter.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Samson2029
happened to me a few weeks ago. getting a new...

happened to me a few weeks ago. getting a new exhaust system. Pulling out the strands is not good enough. take a flash light and take a good look inside the muffler. my dealer mentioned it was...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-17-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,793
Posted By Samson2029
Use touch up paint. Fill in the dent. Once hard...

Use touch up paint. Fill in the dent. Once hard and dry smooth it out with fine compound. Re apply Xpel. If. It doesn't work then take it to a pro.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-11-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,262
Posted By Samson2029
Mine failed 2 weeks ago, a beard came out of the...

Mine failed 2 weeks ago, a beard came out of the driver side muffler. After a visit to the dealer, who ordered a new exhaust system, I pulled out the "beard". Despite the removal of the expulsed...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By Samson2029
Less then 5000 km and 10 inches of wool coming...

Less then 5000 km and 10 inches of wool coming out of exhaust, slight change in sound. Does anyone know what the Inside of these zl1 mufflers look like and what how or why this occurs ??? I am...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-24-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Samson2029
Too many ZL1 logos. You have 6 zl1 logos visible...

Too many ZL1 logos. You have 6 zl1 logos visible on the side ( hood, under Camaro letters, your mags, and the brake calipers ).
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 04-16-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By Samson2029
After paying $$$ for a zl1 the BA radio was a...

After paying $$$ for a zl1 the BA radio was a let down, but it really doesn't matter. This car still delivers big time. Gm had to cut somewhere to control the price of the car. I prefer a good...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-13-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,861
Posted By Samson2029
Road, twist and cruising = m6. Used to be an...

Road, twist and cruising = m6. Used to be an automatic guy. Had 3 camaros with a4. Had a hard time adjusting to the m6 but now I have no regrets. It might be slower but the fun factor is way off...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-11-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By Samson2029
I stalled on my first day out. Lots of muscle on...

I stalled on my first day out. Lots of muscle on the road today. Exchanged thumbs up with a challenger, a SS, a gt500 and got that mean stare from a corvette driver. Amazingly all this happened...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-06-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,973
Posted By Samson2029
Another zl1 gone. At this rate the zl1 will...

Another zl1 gone. At this rate the zl1 will become a rare breed. Lessons should be obligatory. Wonder how old was the driver.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-03-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,132
Posted By Samson2029
to change the coupler or not may still not make...

to change the coupler or not may still not make that much of a difference. the supercharger may still need to be replaced someday after 100k miles.
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