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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing Yesterday, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Dimitrim
Hey thank you everyone. Ordered one and it is on...

Hey thank you everyone. Ordered one and it is on its way.

Dimitri
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-19-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Dimitrim
WHAT OIL FILTER WRENCH FOR 6.2L?

Can someone please tell me what oil filer wrench they are using to remove the stock oil filter? Last two times I replaced the oil filter, my cup style that goes on the end just strips the filter. ...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-04-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Dimitrim
Each state is different. Cali is a pain in the...

Each state is different. Cali is a pain in the butt for cars and bikes.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-03-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Dimitrim
what is a vararm wedge?

what is a vararm wedge?
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-01-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Dimitrim
Joe, thank you very much for that link. I...

Joe, thank you very much for that link. I learned a lot.

Dimitri
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-01-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Dimitrim
WAXING FACTORY BLACK STRIPES?

On my silver paint job, I have the factory black stripes. Can I hand wax the entire car with Maguires wax including the stripes?

thanks
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-01-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Dimitrim
I am letting the dealer do my trans service. You...

I am letting the dealer do my trans service. You have to have a rack 100% level to fill the trans. Then they start it, go through all the gears, get tranny fluid to operating temp, then top it off...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-09-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By Dimitrim
That not oil related wear. You have some bad...

That not oil related wear. You have some bad lifters causing that.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-09-2015, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Dimitrim
+2

+2
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-08-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Dimitrim
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=394...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=394343

Check this thread out. I think it is your TB.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-06-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,417
Posted By Dimitrim
P1516 P2101 C0242 These were the 3 codes...

P1516
P2101
C0242
These were the 3 codes that presented themselves. They replaced the throttle body under warranty. Drove it back and forth to work Wed, Thur, Fri no problems at all.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-01-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,417
Posted By Dimitrim
Just like the other guys. Service stabilitrack...

Just like the other guys. Service stabilitrack comes on first. Then it goes in reduced power mode with ABS BRAKE light, traction control light and CEL.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-01-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,417
Posted By Dimitrim
My car, 2013 2ss auto 28,000 miles still under...

My car, 2013 2ss auto 28,000 miles still under factory warranty, no mods, has done this twice. First time coming home from work 2 weeks ago. Pulled to the side of the highway, AAA hooked it to the...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-23-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Dimitrim
I am not a fan of high milage oils. All it does...

I am not a fan of high milage oils. All it does it has an additive that reacts with the seals, gaskets makes them swell up to prevent leakes. Unless you have records, reciepts, for the fluid...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-17-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Dimitrim
For testing the health of a battery. I like to...

For testing the health of a battery. I like to use a load tester on a fully charged battery.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-12-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Dimitrim
I like to put some dielectric grease on the metal...

I like to put some dielectric grease on the metal part of the bulb. The oils from your finger tips will cause them to burn out quickly.

good luck
Dimitri
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-09-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Dimitrim
Is there a TSB on this?

Is there a TSB on this?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-07-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Dimitrim
Check for a grounding issues, loose grounds. ...

Check for a grounding issues, loose grounds. Check battery terminals for tightness, cleanliness. Your battery state is not the cause of this radio interference.

Good luck
Dimitri
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-07-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Dimitrim
Check your air pressure, then take it back to the...

Check your air pressure, then take it back to the dealer for him to align the car again free. He messed up somewhere and should redo the alignment free.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-06-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,529
Posted By Dimitrim
I too came from a Cobalt to a Camaro. My only...

I too came from a Cobalt to a Camaro. My only complaint was handling. I swapped out the small front and rear sways for a larger set from BMR.

Now it's the perfect car. Daily driver 100 miles a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Dimitrim
When you start the engine and the exhaust...

When you start the engine and the exhaust manifolds get to temperature, the oil would have burnt off.

Anywhere on the cross hatch is fine. Remember, oil expands when it gets hot. It sounds...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-25-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Dimitrim
Are your belts too loose or too tight? Are they...

Are your belts too loose or too tight? Are they glazed?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,715
Posted By Dimitrim
I like to place the new bottles of 75w90 in a pan...

I like to place the new bottles of 75w90 in a pan of boiling water for about 15 minutes. It makes it so much easier pumping the high viscosity lubricant in.

I am real happy everything turned...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,715
Posted By Dimitrim
Doing an automatic transmission oil change on the...

Doing an automatic transmission oil change on the new camaro very challenging for anyone with out a rack. It has to be at level position to properly fill the trans from underneath.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,715
Posted By Dimitrim
The transmission has to be filled on a rack. DO...

The transmission has to be filled on a rack. DO NOT START THE ENGINE. You will destroy the trans. Have it towed to the dealer and have the trans serviced.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,715
Posted By Dimitrim
Is it auto or manual trans? If its an auto,...

Is it auto or manual trans? If its an auto, you'll need to tow it to the dealer for a service.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,715
Posted By Dimitrim
I would fill the drain pan about 2 quarts. Check...

I would fill the drain pan about 2 quarts. Check then.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,715
Posted By Dimitrim
No big deal every one here has done that once or...

No big deal every one here has done that once or twice. Just go back under and drain a couple of quarts off till dip reads somewhere in the middle.

What I like to do is next time you do an oil...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-24-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Dimitrim
Just another option, go with an axle back instead...

Just another option, go with an axle back instead of a cat back. My car is a daily driver, 120 miles every day. Most cat back systems put the x pipe for a cross over. The x pipe is what gives that...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-24-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Dimitrim
I have used Lucas lubricants in the past on old...

I have used Lucas lubricants in the past on old iron, great stuff. The way these new engines are built the only issues are injector spray pattern. Every oil change I like to use a injector...
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