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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-26-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By Dimitrim
There is nothing wrong with mixing brands. As...

There is nothing wrong with mixing brands. As long as it is a similar in in all ways. And it is made for your transmission.
I personally don't change brands. I like to run the same brand fluid...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-25-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Dimitrim
I would not run anything other than what the...

I would not run anything other than what the owners manual recommends...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 08-23-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By Dimitrim
Please explain to me about load rating? Why...

Please explain to me about load rating? Why would a 106 be much better than a 100? Can we run a 100?

I like the 45,000 mile tread wear warranty...

Thanks,
Dimitri
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-14-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Dimitrim
Don't do it...Water is your worst enemy. Just...

Don't do it...Water is your worst enemy. Just wipe it down with some rags.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-14-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Dimitrim
Dexos is a Semi-Sythetic oil. Semi-sythetic oil...

Dexos is a Semi-Sythetic oil. Semi-sythetic oil is a lot cheaper than a full synthetic oil. In the manual it says to use a semi-sythetic oil. It's your decision, but if your tying to watch your...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-08-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Dimitrim
I do not. It is what the service manager at...

I do not. It is what the service manager at Novato Chevrolet told me.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-08-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Dimitrim
This is a different TSB. This refers to vehicles...

This is a different TSB. This refers to vehicles already experiencing chatter. I did not have chatter when the dealership replaced my fluid. So all they had to do is replace my fluid one time and...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-08-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Dimitrim
When you drain the fluid it leaves dry spots in...

When you drain the fluid it leaves dry spots in between the fibre clutch packs. The dry spots causes slippage causing chatter. Doing a figure 8 or eight circles to the left and eight circles to the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-07-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dimitrim
1968 GTO 455 ram air induction, 355 posi, hood...

1968 GTO 455 ram air induction, 355 posi, hood tach, hide-a-way head lamps. I bought this car used when I was in high school 1979. I still own it. It has about 350,000 beat on miles on it.
...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-07-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 913
Posted By Dimitrim
I would Rainx all the glass and put a new coat of...

I would Rainx all the glass and put a new coat of wax on the paint. In the midwestern states they got bugs bigger than UFO's. Take the Rainx with you and apply it every time you clean the front...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-07-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By Dimitrim
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=418...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=418937

Check this procedure out. You need to do figure 8's.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-07-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Dimitrim
REAR DIF FLUID SERVICE - DO 8 FIGURE 8's TSB - CHATTER

My 2014 ZL1 has 9,000 miles on it. I get 2 years free engine oil/filter service from dealership. Change engine oil light soon came on yesterday. Today I dropped it off at the dealership. Since it...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-02-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Dimitrim
I had a 2013 2SS automatic I drove for about a...

I had a 2013 2SS automatic I drove for about a year. It was my DD, 80 miles a day. In the year I drove it, I got the service power steering message about 8 times. Dealer could not figure it out.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 08-01-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,765
Posted By Dimitrim
I drove a 2013 2SS L99 for about a year. I got...

I drove a 2013 2SS L99 for about a year. I got the service power steering and would lose power steering. This happened about 8 times in the one year I drove the car.

Dealer could not figure...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-29-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By Dimitrim
If your rear dif does not have chatterer, it...

If your rear dif does not have chatterer, it calls for 8 figure 8's. If it does have chatter, as Sven say's there is more to it than that.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By Dimitrim
REAR DIFF FLUID SERVICE - DO 8 FIGURE 8's TSB - CHATTER

My 2014 ZL1 has 9,000 miles on it. I get 2 years free engine oil/filter service from dealership. Change engine oil light soon came on yesterday. Today I dropped it off at the dealership. Since it...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-24-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dimitrim
+1

+1
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-24-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Dimitrim
I myself a big fan of the factory braking system...

I myself a big fan of the factory braking system including the factory brake pads.
If you do need to replace the pads there is a great how to in the DIY section, with lots of pictures and the type...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-21-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dimitrim
What are the sizes you got these in?

What are the sizes you got these in?
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 05-21-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By Dimitrim
QUESTIONS ABOUT OEM TIRES HYDROPLANNING

On my 2014 ZL1 with 8,000 miles I have the factory summer rated tires. Where I live I might see 6 nights a year hit 32 deg. Winter days average above 50 deg. or warmer. Temperature here is ok to...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Dimitrim
Thank you everyone for the info.

Thank you everyone for the info.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-19-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Dimitrim
EXHAUST, HOW DOES IT WORK?

I just traded up a 2013 2SS for my 2014 ZL1. I have two questions about my car.

1. How does this dual exhaust work? Does anyone have some pictures of the complete exhaust in a rack?

2. ...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-16-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Dimitrim
Testing a battery with a load tester is the best...

Testing a battery with a load tester is the best way to check the condition of your battery. If it tested good with the load tester, it's not your battery. You have another electrical gremlin.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-16-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Dimitrim
Use dielectric grease on the terminal end. It is...

Use dielectric grease on the terminal end. It is a pure silicone base grease you can get a Napa, Wallmart, Home Depot, etc.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-15-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Dimitrim
It does not matter if the engine is running or...

It does not matter if the engine is running or not.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-15-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Dimitrim
Check the owners manual, it should have...

Check the owners manual, it should have instructions on how to replace the burt bulb. I like to put some dialectic grease in the plug before plugging the new bulb in.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-14-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Dimitrim
I like to set the dif fluid in a pan of boiled...

I like to set the dif fluid in a pan of boiled water while I jack up the car and drain the dif. It pumps in a lot easier.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-14-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Dimitrim
I like to top off my cooling system when engine...

I like to top off my cooling system when engine is at operating temp. Expansion is a lot. What temperature was your coolant at?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-09-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Dimitrim
I am not a believer in "miracles" in a...

I am not a believer in "miracles" in a bottle.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-09-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Dimitrim
I would do a cold air intake. CAI makes a real...

I would do a cold air intake. CAI makes a real good one.
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