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Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 05-21-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By bigwayne3000
Incredibly dumb question.. when filling with...

Incredibly dumb question.. when filling with distilled water and eventually new coolant, are you filling at the actually radiator for both or at the overflow reservoir? I'm confused on this part..
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-20-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By bigwayne3000
That is what I am planning on doing, just wasn't...

That is what I am planning on doing, just wasn't sure if I should add distilled water to both locations or just the reservoir and let it pull from there...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-19-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By bigwayne3000
So I shouldn't add any to the radiator itself,...

So I shouldn't add any to the radiator itself, just the reservoir? How about adding distilled water for a flush, only to the reservoir as well or can I add that to both?
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 05-19-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By bigwayne3000
I cleaned mine a few months ago for the first...

I cleaned mine a few months ago for the first time since owning the car which I bought new in 2011. I used Adams APC (full strength) and a garden hose with one of those variable sprayers on a mist...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-19-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By bigwayne3000
Question regarding adding coolant

I want to do a coolant flush but had a question. When I checked the overflow reservoir, the coolant level was just barely over the minimum line. I assume I need to fill the coolant AND the overflow...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-19-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By bigwayne3000
I checked it when it was cold and I have no idea...

I checked it when it was cold and I have no idea what the level from factory was as 1. I didn't check it when I got the car and 2. I haven't found anything online that tells me.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-15-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 74,052
Posted By bigwayne3000
This looks horrible. There is nothing to like...

This looks horrible. There is nothing to like about this design, at all.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-15-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By bigwayne3000
Yea they are his, still haven't put these damn...

Yea they are his, still haven't put these damn things on and I bought them form him a few months ago haha. No plans to run anything other than stock, I bought some 2013 or 14 LS tires which look...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-14-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By bigwayne3000
I was throwing a CEL which read as a bad...

I was throwing a CEL which read as a bad catalytic converter. I poured some CataClean into my gas tank per instructions after reading online that it worked well and after riding around spiritedly for...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-14-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By bigwayne3000
Coolant flush

Anyone have any instructions on how to easily remove the coolant reservoir? I'm planning on doing a complete system flush and think it'll be easier to clean this if it's out of the vehicle. Hoping...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-14-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By bigwayne3000
Not sure, I checked it cold should I have had the...

Not sure, I checked it cold should I have had the engine running when I checked the level? Now that I'm thinking about it to, it was the overflow tank not the actual coolant reservoir so it probably...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-14-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By bigwayne3000
Got me all worried now cause I bought some Konis...

Got me all worried now cause I bought some Konis used (supposedly under 1000 miles) on them and have yet to install them. The guy was running non stock tires and had rubbing issues so he took them...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-13-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By bigwayne3000
Stupid question but where is the AC compressor...

Stupid question but where is the AC compressor located when looking in the bay? I see a ton of pulleys and things so not sure which one is the AC compressor. I'm blowing a bit warm air and am going...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-13-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By bigwayne3000
So I checked the fluid last week and it was just...

So I checked the fluid last week and it was just barely over the minimum line. Does this mean I'm leaking fluid? Does it evaporate that much as the max and min lines were rather far apart and I'd...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-07-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By bigwayne3000
Coolant flush question

So I checked my reservoir dip stick and it shows as being at the minimum level plus the car is a 2011 w/ about 86k miles on it so I want to do a complete flush with distilled water and put in new...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-19-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By bigwayne3000
Thanks for the videos, always helpful.

Thanks for the videos, always helpful.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-19-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
CEL keeps coming on and off which is annoying me...

CEL keeps coming on and off which is annoying me in trying to figure out wtf it could possibly be.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-19-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
So at the end of the day it's most likely the...

So at the end of the day it's most likely the cats themselves and I'll be spending a pretty penny to fix them.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-18-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Good to know, thanks! CEL came back on today so...

Good to know, thanks! CEL came back on today so I'm still planning on having it checked out eventually when I do my struts/shocks.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-17-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Stopped at Advance Auto to buy some CataClean...

Stopped at Advance Auto to buy some CataClean which I read works well. Got back into my car and the damn CEL is off! I swear if I didn't have bad luck I'd have none at all.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 04-16-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By bigwayne3000
Which covers are these? I just switched from my...

Which covers are these? I just switched from my original '11 LS steel wheels to a set of the '14 LS wheels and now my rusted as hell calipers are showing and I'm thinking of going the cover route.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Also probably should have mentioned this before...

Also probably should have mentioned this before but when it was read, the girl said it was showing twice so I'm assuming that means each converter was throwing codes and something's wrong with each?
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-16-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By bigwayne3000
Didn't read through this but I just went to the...

Didn't read through this but I just went to the car wash today and I ALWAYS a spray down my front bumper, under skirt and rear bumper down with Adams all purpose cleaner and it gets rid of everything...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Thanks for that. I've seein on YouTube and Google...

Thanks for that. I've seein on YouTube and Google that some people have had success using cleaners to clean out the carbon deposits that might be blocking the honeycomb in the converter. I think for...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Just so I understand this though even though I...

Just so I understand this though even though I switched out to a MRT axel back the original converters are still on the car so I won't need to do an entire exhaust just replace the converters?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Jesus Christ it is always something. I just fixed...

Jesus Christ it is always something. I just fixed my damn brakes, hubs, rotors, and all 4 corners of struts/shocks
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
I have axel back exhaust, it isn't stock it is...

I have axel back exhaust, it isn't stock it is MRT v1 or 2 I forget. Had it installed multiple years ago so does this mean I'd have to replace the entire exhaust then?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Now that I am thinking about it, isn't the...

Now that I am thinking about it, isn't the converter in the exhaust? My exhaust is a MRT v1 so it isn't even stock.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Would you know if this is an expensive fix by...

Would you know if this is an expensive fix by chance? I'm assuming like most things it isn't expensive until the labor and then I'll get bent over at the repair shop to fix it.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-16-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By bigwayne3000
Check engine code P0420 question

So starting last night I have a check engine light on and had Advance Auto Parts read it and I got a P0420 code. This is for the catalytic converter which according to AllDataPro website can be any...
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