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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,390
Posted By Jfoster
Don't buy a Tahoe....'12 that avg.'s 12 mpg with...

Don't buy a Tahoe....'12 that avg.'s 12 mpg with a lot of idling and its best to date has maybe been 14 with real world driving. GM claims 20 hwy....
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,311
Posted By Jfoster
The most common issue is the 5th bow will bend. ...

The most common issue is the 5th bow will bend. Most likely with the mileage it has already been replaced. I would ask the service manager to pull up all the work orders to see if its been replaced...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,311
Posted By Jfoster
If all the issues have been repaired, 5th bow,...

If all the issues have been repaired, 5th bow, any leaks, and general condition of the top...maybe. Do you have faith in any local dealers or shops that can repair it? If no to any of those I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-16-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,469
Posted By Jfoster
Is it possible some else is using your car? ...

Is it possible some else is using your car? Wife, teen, brother, etc.

Now from a conspiracy theorist point of view, they're planning a hist and want to make your car out to be the getaway car.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-12-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Jfoster
With 80% use, I think it looks good.

With 80% use, I think it looks good.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-12-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,351
Posted By Jfoster
Ours is three years old and have never used...

Ours is three years old and have never used anything on it. A vacuum cleaner works great on it.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Jfoster
I think it looks good. But the mark over the...

I think it looks good. But the mark over the driver's seat is about the same area some get a hole. I would try to figure out what it's rubbing on or get it looked at. What percentage of driving...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Jfoster
I thinks its just one of those decades when a...

I thinks its just one of those decades when a certain manufacture goes cheap and half asses everything. I have '98 1500 that is a very solid truck and a '12 Tahoe that is crap. Transmission...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-07-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Jfoster
I know it's beating a dead horse, but my...

I know it's beating a dead horse, but my experience was going to five or six dealers to find one that was willing and competent to work on it. Most were straight up and would tell me they didn't...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By Jfoster
I looked at a '11 SS trade in today and it had...

I looked at a '11 SS trade in today and it had that same hole, but on the left side. Just wondering if it's one of the attachment bolts for the water bag that is doing it.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Jfoster
Sounds like something in the hinge on the right...

Sounds like something in the hinge on the right side or the hydraulics. I wouldn't loose any sleep on it, hopefully nothing serious. I do recommend leaving it alone, which is hard for me to do and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-30-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,000
Posted By Jfoster
OP: your definitely not upside down on it. I...

OP: your definitely not upside down on it. I would give it time or at most trade it in on a '14. You'll lose some, but the rebates you got you could make believe you came out even....especially if...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-25-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By Jfoster
If you go that route, I would get a qoute from...

If you go that route, I would get a qoute from carriers like Horseless Carriage, Reliable Carriers, etc.

I've dealt with some of these fly-by-nite guys who don't have operating authority or the...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-23-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jfoster
Bill, if you open the top about half way you'll...

Bill, if you open the top about half way you'll see it in the back or with the top up you'll see it hanging down when you open the trunk. Like pincoin said, it catches the water and funnels it around...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-19-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jfoster
It was a factory defect. When I took it in, the...

It was a factory defect. When I took it in, the service writer said they already had several with the same issue. The seam was inside the right quarter panel directly beside the rear seat. I think...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-18-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jfoster
I too have an '11 and on ours it wasn't the water...

I too have an '11 and on ours it wasn't the water management bag. It was the seams in the sheet metal inside the quarter panel (right side).
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-18-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By Jfoster
Have you looked at ShopChevyParts.com. They have...

Have you looked at ShopChevyParts.com. They have them already painted to match the factory colors and pics with them.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,298
Posted By Jfoster
I noticed with the windscreen it didn't make a...

I noticed with the windscreen it didn't make a noticeable difference under 50 mph, but a noticeable difference from 65 and up. We usually put the windows up on the interstate to keep the road noise...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jfoster
I apologize, for some reason I thought you had...

I apologize, for some reason I thought you had just bought it.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Jfoster
I appreciate it, the warranty just ran out. The...

I appreciate it, the warranty just ran out. The main issue was to stop it before it rubbed through.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-08-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jfoster
Jeff, some of the marks are normal, some maybe...

Jeff, some of the marks are normal, some maybe not. I too have an '11. If your not aware, you can have your dealer run the vin and see if the 5th bow has been replaced. If not, I urge you to try to...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Jfoster
Still getting the wear hole along the sides.

I noticed after our last trip (1200 miles)with the top down, the wear hole was forming again on the right side. I repositioned the two screws for the headliner, but I think the plastic tab was/is the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-05-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,676
Posted By Jfoster
At least it doesn't have curb feelers!

At least it doesn't have curb feelers!
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Jfoster
Try carguru, it will pull up alot vehicles to...

Try carguru, it will pull up alot vehicles to choose from. I think you could find a better deal on much lower mileage units.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 06-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,311
Posted By Jfoster
What is the gist of the lawsuit? We face booked...

What is the gist of the lawsuit? We face booked the lady on the suit and haven't gotten a response.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 05-31-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Jfoster
LT2 and RS packages have more gadgets including...

LT2 and RS packages have more gadgets including the hud system, guages (center console), halo headlamps, tires and wheels, leather, rear spoiler, and maybe a few other things.

I think the one...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 05-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Jfoster
As they say on Pawn Stars....it's for a select...

As they say on Pawn Stars....it's for a select market and it may sit around for awhile!
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 05-06-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Jfoster
Red River Chevrolet, Bossier City, La. Thomas...

Red River Chevrolet, Bossier City, La. Thomas (tech). Replaced the 5th bow, cable tensioner, and the dreaded water leak on the right rear floorboard all on the 1st go round with no issues or bs...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 04-18-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By Jfoster
I'll tell you the worst part of the tops is...

I'll tell you the worst part of the tops is finding someone that knows how to work on them. All the horror stories seems to come from untrained techs that have no clue how to work on them and...
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 04-16-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By Jfoster
Todd and Booger...thanks a bunch!

Todd and Booger...thanks a bunch!
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