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Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By TomF1
I've driven more than a fair bit in the rain,...

I've driven more than a fair bit in the rain, slow down, be careful. I managed to live through the original tires. I had a few close calls, and it got scary a few times. But now went for something...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-19-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By TomF1
ONE of my Goodyear tires was shot at 30,000 km's,...

ONE of my Goodyear tires was shot at 30,000 km's, the rest looked about 3/4 worn out.
Looked like a bad, or damaged tire to me. The Center rib-line was completely worn away, 1/2 way around and...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,877
Posted By TomF1
I don't understand your comment about the 3...

I don't understand your comment about the 3 stripe badge? I thought it was missing from the 5th gen as I liked the badge on my 4th gen.
I suspect the put the old Camaro badge back on due to popular...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-09-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By TomF1
Tires in Canada ?

I had a hard time finding tires, called, searched lots of places in GTA.

Michelin and Hankook, no stock in Canada and long delivery from U.S.

So, only thing available was the Pirelli P-Zero....
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By TomF1
Champion Motors in Scarborough (they do mostly...

Champion Motors in Scarborough (they do mostly Corvettes) installed my original GM gaskets.
Fixed it right up! It runs good! They said they can do a tune which would be better.
I also got the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-01-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By TomF1
Mine were still in it when I went to pick her up,...

Mine were still in it when I went to pick her up, but I saw the front was high and had them remove the spacers while we signed all the paperwork.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-30-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By TomF1
Thank you and that's what it is, exhaust gasket...

Thank you and that's what it is, exhaust gasket is shot.
I went to champion racing in Scarborough.
They tightened it, was all loose. But gaskets are shot. GT Custom Exhaust says it's not his...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-30-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By TomF1
So, right after I wrote this I went and started...

So, right after I wrote this I went and started it to go out, and it sounds bad!
First it was surging on idle, speeding up and slowing down by itself. That settled down after a minute.
Now it...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-30-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By TomF1
CAI, VMAX, Borla & M2W

I had my Borla XR-1 'Shorty' headers, bought from Summit, installed earlier this month by GT Custom Exhaust in Oshawa. I knew there would be very little, if any, HP gain with my stock Dual Mode...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-30-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,749
Posted By TomF1
I ordered mine from Apex, April 3, then they told...

I ordered mine from Apex, April 3, then they told me Black would be a long backorder, so I said the Silver was OK.
I got it April 28 and installed it yesterday, 29th.
Definitely loud SC whine,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-13-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By TomF1
Yup, I complained about this long time ago. The...

Yup, I complained about this long time ago.
The more rocks get in there, worse it gets.
Now the flaps are bent away from the fender.
I wish I had of filled it with silicone or chalking in the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-06-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,502
Posted By TomF1
I just bough the hawk yellow, they're on there...

I just bough the hawk yellow, they're on there way here.
I read about installing them . It says to sand rotors, I assume to get rid of groves from the original pads.
Seems to me any improvement...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,414
Posted By TomF1
Confirmation

Hi Rick
You can confirm me under the Oshawa area.
Please remove Kim from the list.
(But she let me keep Crystal, my ZL1)
😄
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-16-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,354
Posted By TomF1
I got Crystal out of storage today!! Hooked up...

I got Crystal out of storage today!!
Hooked up battery, she started perfect. Had to reset windows, took a while for compass to calibrate.
Checked air pressure and off I went.
😄
having a burger...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-13-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,640
Posted By TomF1
Nice to see you guys, didn't know so many...

Nice to see you guys, didn't know so many Canadians were on here.

13 CRT, auto, nav, moonroof, I think I ordered every option except the sueded shifter.

Love the car, dying for snow to...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-13-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,425
Posted By TomF1
Yes, it is a compact, ask any of my friends I...

Yes, it is a compact, ask any of my friends I tried to put in the back seat.
2 door and only kids fit in back, its a compact. Although overly large and too heavy.
I also have a Monte Carlo,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-22-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By TomF1
When I changed diff fluid there was a big coating...

When I changed diff fluid there was a big coating of metal dust on the mag plugs.

I didn't have a pump, but will next time. It took 2 full liters of diff fluid.

My worry is that you...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-12-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,892
Posted By TomF1
They got here on Friday fen 6, so, 9 days...

They got here on Friday fen 6, so, 9 days shipping to Canada.
But they look pretty cool, and in fancy little show off boxes!

Now just waiting for spring so I can put her on the hoist and add the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-06-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By TomF1
I use mothers back to black, wheels and all black...

I use mothers back to black, wheels and all black plastic trim it's good.
But not as good as the Turtle Wax Black Ice detailer. But I can't find it anymore.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-28-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,892
Posted By TomF1
I ordered a set last night. There was a...

I ordered a set last night.
There was a discount for buying 4.
And it says they shipped this afternoon.
Thank you !!!
I'll let you know how long they take to get delivered in Canada.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-27-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By TomF1
Rather than pull the fuse, why not buy and...

Rather than pull the fuse, why not buy and install the switch?
It comes with a remote to turn it on or off.
That way you can still be quiet when needed.

"Mild2Wild Works on all ZL1 Camaro,...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,681
Posted By TomF1
2,436 ZL1's in 2014 vs over 8,000 in 2013. They...

2,436 ZL1's in 2014 vs over 8,000 in 2013.
They made way too many in 2013, they were sitting on dealer lots all over and not selling.
Last spring, 2014, there were still lots of people buying...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-22-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,426
Posted By TomF1
What's the point of having low miles? Doesn't...

What's the point of having low miles?
Doesn't that mean "I've enjoyed my Z less than you have?"
I have 21,600 km's in 2 seasons. I'd have a lot more if I didn't have to put it in storage for the...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 01-19-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,169
Posted By TomF1
I use Mothers, wash, wax, detial and black...

I use Mothers, wash, wax, detial and black detailer on all the black plastics trim and wheels.
The club I'm in is sponsored by mothers, CCBFG. With a grab bag at every show, I'll never run out. ;)...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-19-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,929
Posted By TomF1
Crystal's been sleeping in storage since...

Crystal's been sleeping in storage since November. I moved her from my garage to a storage spot in mid December, but I picked a nice day when there was no snow or salt.
Now that she's in storage, I...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,170
Posted By TomF1
I bought a set of knock off rims and Hankook...

I bought a set of knock off rims and Hankook I-Pikes for my wife's (Now Ex-wife) GrandPrix there at Exclusive. They treated me decent.

I have Dunlop WinterSport snows on the MonteCarloSS (my...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,813
Posted By TomF1
Thank you, it'll be a while before I order, April...

Thank you, it'll be a while before I order, April before it comes out of Storage.
That's good you can ship USPS.
I was just trying to plan ahead. And Dreaming of warmer days. :)
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 01-06-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,387
Posted By TomF1
I'm also looking into minor mods that won't void...

I'm also looking into minor mods that won't void the drivetrain warrantee.
I just bought the Borla shorty header, won't be much gain but should sound better and the stock exhaust is pretty good.
I...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,813
Posted By TomF1
I just tried to register on the apex website and...

I just tried to register on the apex website and it won't let me use Canadian address.so, it tried to send an email via the contact us page, and again, it won't let me live in Canada.the world...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-18-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By TomF1
I stored mine Saturday Full tank of premium...

I stored mine Saturday
Full tank of premium with Stabil
Oil Change
FlatStoppers
Battery Tender
And a few dryer sheets trunk & rear floor
Plus a few Mouse Traps in the garage

Ssssshhhhh.........
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