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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-09-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,712
Posted By Maclain
:word: When gases heat, they expand, hence...

:word:

When gases heat, they expand, hence the higher tire pressure when hot.

Look at your pressure when very cold, go drive the car "vigorously," then look at the pressure again. You will see...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-09-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,493
Posted By Maclain
Great, thanks much

Great, thanks much
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-09-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By Maclain
Thanks for the info Ject. I looked at the link,...

Thanks for the info Ject. I looked at the link, and I will do that soon, but the brakes grab well once the brake pedal is about 1/3rd to 1/2 way down, and it is just the "travel" of the brake pedal...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-05-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By Maclain
I took it to the dealership and they changed the...

I took it to the dealership and they changed the oil / tranny / diff.

Mechanic said he used the stock fluids for tranny and diff.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-03-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,493
Posted By Maclain
Which part number is correct? I saw part #...

Which part number is correct? I saw part # M1-113 in another thread.... which is the correct # for the V6 oil filter?

-- Mac
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-02-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,804
Posted By Maclain
Same Problem...

I drive a 2LT, have 3200 miles on it now, and I have felt the same "mushiness" in the brake pedal from the first mile I drove it.

Feels like the first several inches of brake pedal travel are just...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-02-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,076
Posted By Maclain
I apologize for not responding with the end...

I apologize for not responding with the end results.....

The dealership (Classic Chevy in Sugar Land, TX) called me and said there is a GM service bulletin regarding the issue, due to numerous...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-02-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By Maclain
Servicing besides oil / tranny / differential?

Hi folks,

I drive a 2LT, which comes with the dino oil from the factory.

At 500 mi, changed the engine oil (kept dino oil in it), changed the transmission fluid, and changed the rear...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-18-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,076
Posted By Maclain
Took it in to the dealer monday, 6 hrs later they...

Took it in to the dealer monday, 6 hrs later they call me and say it's ready.

The service manager said they replaced the sending unit. Just to confirm, because he said nothing else, I asked "OK...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-15-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,076
Posted By Maclain
Darin, thanks for responding. (1) I don't...

Darin, thanks for responding.

(1) I don't know.... I was not watching the pressure guage before the oil change.

(3) Again, don't know. I only watched the pressure guage after the 500 mile oil...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-15-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 48,398
Posted By Maclain
Darin, I used your break in procedure on my 2LT,...

Darin, I used your break in procedure on my 2LT, have over 1,000 miles on it now (only had it a week), and I think I have a problem now, although others have said their LTs are doing the same thing....
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-15-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,076
Posted By Maclain
But when it's warmed up completely, do your...

But when it's warmed up completely, do your engines climb to max pressure when u accelerate ?


edit: RickRay, did you talk to a service manager, a salesman, or one of the mechanics at the...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-14-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,076
Posted By Maclain
Oil Pressure Spike on V6 ?

Hey folks,

My 2LT V6 now has 1,000 miles on it... had the dealership change the oil at 500mi, they put in 10w30, next day I had a different dealership drain it and put in 5w30. I have broken it...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-11-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By Maclain
Will do, thanks again guys. 800 miles on it...

Will do, thanks again guys.

800 miles on it now, but I can't really tell if it's loosening up, or getting faster.

Fun as a bag full of weasels to drive though

-- Maclain
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-11-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By Maclain
The first dealership told me the 10w30 they put...

The first dealership told me the 10w30 they put in was dino oil, not synthetic. I asked them before the first oil change to stay with dino oil, as I was planning on switching to synthetic at 3000...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-11-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By Maclain
Thanks for the responses folks. The other...

Thanks for the responses folks. The other discussions I could find here were mostly related to the different brands of 5w30, but I also found the thread where the same thing happened to someone...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-09-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By Maclain
2LT, 500mi... Dealer put 10w30 in... bad?

Just drove my 2LT off the lot Fri night after waiting 2 months for it. It's Monday, and I have 500mi on it, so I took it to the dealership for oil / trans / differential fluid change....

The...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 09-05-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 48,398
Posted By Maclain
Darin, I'm a noob here so forgive my...

Darin, I'm a noob here so forgive my ignorance.....

is this "computer reset" something that can be done easily by a noob like me, or is this complicated, like remapping fuel injection etc. ?
...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 09-05-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By Maclain
Break-In revisited.... auto trans?

Hiya folks,

I'm not only new to this forum, I'm new to Camaros, and new to fast cars in general. I've owned and driven trucks as my daily vehicles, but I used to race motorcycles (track...
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