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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-27-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 171,681
Posted By USIRON
:emoticon1:IMHO they could have vented the hot...

:emoticon1:IMHO they could have vented the hot air out of the back of the hood. The vent in the middle of the hood ruins the looks and prevents having the classic stripes. Is it just me or does the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-08-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 44,662
Posted By USIRON
Salesperson driving new Camaro.

Ordered our 2010 2SS/RS and waited 3 months to get it, Misty my sales person let the driver off load it from the truck and she would not let anyone else drive it! She drove it to service and when PDI...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 11-28-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By USIRON
Hertz and Enterprise and others have Camaros, I...

Hertz and Enterprise and others have Camaros, I see them in the airport lots on occasion. I got a car from Enterprise when our car was being worked on at the dealer. I requested a Camaro as a rental...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 11-15-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By USIRON
Tires are SOLD!

Tires are SOLD!
Forum: Wheels / Tires 11-02-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By USIRON
Selling 2 Like New 275 40 20 Continental DWS (Dry Wet Snow) tires.

Selling 2 Like New 275 40 20 Continental DWS (Dry Wet Snow) tires. These are fresh, (made 37th week of 2011) like new tires that were mounted for only 3 weeks. Tread depth measures 11/32" and casting...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-01-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 92,056
Posted By USIRON
You learn something every day.

Very interesting reading. I can see where the tire industry has gone both in tread compound and design. If you evaluate the design of the Bridgestone vs the Firestone, the Firestone is a more open,...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 92,056
Posted By USIRON
With all due respect, NOT on black ice.

With all due respect, NOT on black ice.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By USIRON
That's what I thaught! Has been in the 90's here...

That's what I thaught! Has been in the 90's here like forever. I am going to run less pressure when I replace tires and monitor them closely. 36lbs must be an average for across the US. It seems to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By USIRON
alignment

I agree, did not realize they were that bad until I took pics. Looking for a set of takeoffs as we speak. WIll have alig. when tires are changed. Thanks
Forum: Wheels / Tires 08-31-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By USIRON
WTB : Stock 20" Pirelli PZero Takeoffs. Also OEM brake pads.

Looking to buy a set of low mileage 20" OEM Takeoff wheels and tires. I do not want to get into shipping, I will pick them up anywhere in Florida. I am also interested in low milage OEM Takeoff brake...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By USIRON
Aftermarket OEM style wheels.

I was in Discount Tire today and the manager showed me some OEM copies he had available in a catalog for $168 ea. They looked just like OEM's. Hope this helps.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-30-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,885
Posted By USIRON
Here's my auto insurance mess!

I have been with State Farm since 1970 when Nationwide dropped me for no good reason when I left the Coast Guard. We have had nothing but good service from them. Wife had a stero/compact disc player...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By USIRON
Weird rear tread ware pattern.

Could very well be align. issue. Went and took a close look, didn't realize L tire is worn more than rt. could be a pressure issue also as center is worn more than edges. Going to talk to the dealer...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 92,056
Posted By USIRON
I haven't lived in snow country in ages but when...

I haven't lived in snow country in ages but when I did I ran winter studded tires. Are studded tires still being used? The safety factor was light-years better than winter tires without them. Of...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By USIRON
Weird rear tred ware pattern.

My rear tires are both wearing more on the first deep tred groove from the outside edge than any where across the tred. I am used to seeing tire wear flat across the tire unless the tire is over or...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-24-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By USIRON
Rotate side to side

Dealer wants to sell tires ! I rotate side to side at every oil change, NO side effects detected, 25900 miles so far. Rears will be changed by fall, fronts have over 50 % left. Happy motoring.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 08-10-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,931
Posted By USIRON
Mine was replaced under warr.

Mine was replaced under warr.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-09-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By USIRON
Originally Posted by USIRON This is really...

Originally Posted by USIRON
This is really weird! This morning (Aug 8) my wife lost Onstar and the XM radio lost all sound and locked up, but we could not turn the radio OFF! It's in the shop and...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-09-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By USIRON
Similar problem

Daniel, go to Bluetooth active with car off? Thread and read my posts. It may assist you.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-09-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,248
Posted By USIRON
Back from the shop

:happyanim: Tech ran a scan and found out the problem was softwear needed updating. They re-programmed something and the XM, Bluetooth and Onstar are now working properly. As our Camaro was an early...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-08-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,248
Posted By USIRON
This is really weird! This morning (Aug 8) my...

This is really weird! This morning (Aug 8) my wife lost Onstar and the XM radio lost all sound and locked up, but we could not turn the radio OFF! It's in the shop and she's in a rental. Dealer had...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-01-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,307
Posted By USIRON
This issue has me puzzled. 24500 mi on my 2010...

This issue has me puzzled. 24500 mi on my 2010 2ss / rs original brake pads and never a sound from time of delivery to today. I have talked to a good number of Camaro owners and no one has ever...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 07-01-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By USIRON
I use a product called Liquid Glass. It is not a...

I use a product called Liquid Glass. It is not a wax, used on aircraft (to reduce air friction) and classic cars. Makes my IOM with charcoal stirpes look great. Polish away.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-21-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,900
Posted By USIRON
Oil changes do help MPG

Very good food for thaught. Do you have a link to an oil lab ? I will keep monitoring MPG's over the same route, apples for apples and see if the trend is up or down. The reason I think the oil...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-21-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,900
Posted By USIRON
Oil changes do help MPG

I just had my second oil change done at 11400 mi. oil minder said 15% left, ONSTAR said change within next 500 mi. First change was at 3000. I monitor my HWY MPG when I go up to Titusville (52 mi on...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-21-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 11,012
Posted By USIRON
Wife saw the transformers movie and the instant...

Wife saw the transformers movie and the instant it changed in the tunnel, had to have one! Had it not been produced she would have kept her 3.5 SE 5 speed manual trans Altima. I already have a 69 427...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,170
Posted By USIRON
IMO Leave the purple shades to Dodge, they did...

IMO Leave the purple shades to Dodge, they did "Plum Crazy" in 1969. But everything recycles (bell bottoms, tie-dye) but that said, if that's your cup of tea go for it.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-11-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By USIRON
11000 miles and no ware or noise issues. Just had...

11000 miles and no ware or noise issues. Just had my oil changed and had them swap sides to extend tire life. In my observation noise has more to do to road surface than tires. We have a lot of...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-05-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,349
Posted By USIRON
Tsaar, I have been driving stick shift vehicles...

Tsaar, I have been driving stick shift vehicles for over 40 years, in all conditions, on and off road, I have never burned out a clutch!! The control is in your right foot, you don't floor it until...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-02-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,394
Posted By USIRON
Chrome looks nice on the right car. but old...

Chrome looks nice on the right car. but old school saying "chrome don't get ya home" lots of other functional stuff out there if I was going to change (NOT) anything. Factory SS/RS 20s look great....
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