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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-18-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By Scalded Dog
Stabilitrak

A month ago, my dash lit up with all sorts of red and yellow lights, warning me of issues with ABS, traction control, stability control, and a couple of others (incidentally, no CEL, and my OBD...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-14-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By Scalded Dog
I hear people complain and cry about getting a...

I hear people complain and cry about getting a ticket for "five miles over the limit," or even "one mile over the limit."

Fine, cry and complain... but we all know that 95% of the time, it was...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-09-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By Scalded Dog
When I was just a pup, my driving style was a...

When I was just a pup, my driving style was a little more spirited than legally acceptable. By the time I was 20, I had been pulled over more than 50 times (my record was being red- lighted four...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By Scalded Dog
Ahhhh, the old debate... However, in spite of the...

Ahhhh, the old debate... However, in spite of the fact that the inertial resistance provided by engine braking does not translate the same way as frictional braking, the real reasoning behind engine...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-07-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By Scalded Dog
I live in the mountains, with 25 miles of steep...

I live in the mountains, with 25 miles of steep mountain highway for every day's commute. I also drive hard and fast... I rarely get more than 15,000 miles out of a set of TIRES, but, for braking, I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-21-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By Scalded Dog
Okay, here's what MINE just started doing... it's...

Okay, here's what MINE just started doing... it's got me stumped.

Early this morning, my "Service Stabilitrak" message, and all of the other dash lights mentioned my others illuminated, seemingly...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-15-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,318
Posted By Scalded Dog
You'll get opinions--- no, statements of fact---...

You'll get opinions--- no, statements of fact--- regarding how driveable these things are in the snow, and they'll run the entire spectrum: MY opinion is that they are great in the snow and ice.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-11-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,583
Posted By Scalded Dog
The heater core replacement for my '02 Silverado...

The heater core replacement for my '02 Silverado is the reason I drive a Camaro today: The shop wanted $1500 for the heater core replacement, but some friends offered to help me do it over a few...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-30-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,619
Posted By Scalded Dog
A while ago, my buddy told me about an awesome...

A while ago, my buddy told me about an awesome consolidation loan that he got.

He had six credit cards, each with an interest rate around 20%. He got all of the balances rolled into one balance,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-30-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,461
Posted By Scalded Dog
I think that's a really great idea... actually...

I think that's a really great idea... actually building and programming one, however, might be tough. But, there would damn sure be a market for it, not only from owners of cars that throw codes for...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-22-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By Scalded Dog
I'll drive my Demon... no, my Diablo... wait,...

I'll drive my Demon... no, my Diablo... wait, just a Hellcat... oh, whatever I drive, none will be automatics: They'll all be Styx.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-22-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By Scalded Dog
That's rather Dubai-us.

That's rather Dubai-us.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-17-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,959
Posted By Scalded Dog
Elon's big truck

I just read an article that stated the the Tesla big rig will do 0- 60 MPH in five seconds, when empty (and will do that in 20 seconds at 80,000 lbs.).

I strongly doubt that. Not sure if Elon Musk...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 11-09-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By Scalded Dog
They can have my car when they pry it from my...

They can have my car when they pry it from my cold, dead hands.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By Scalded Dog
I do love the TPMS... dashboard lights up, and I...

I do love the TPMS... dashboard lights up, and I can pull over and fix it before it becomes a big problem. And, I've gotten pretty good at plugging, too: I can usually do it without taking the wheel...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By Scalded Dog
Years ago, I rented cars frequently, but never...

Years ago, I rented cars frequently, but never purchased the insurance offered by the rental company. Finally, though, for one rental, on a lark, I purchased the insurance.

That night, I slammed...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-07-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Scalded Dog
Thread title made me think about Taco Bell...

Thread title made me think about Taco Bell...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-26-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,342
Posted By Scalded Dog
I got all three of my current lineup in one shot:...

I got all three of my current lineup in one shot:
1993 Blazer, 202,000 miles
2001 Suburban, 201,000 miles
2011 Camaro, 164,000 miles
Geeeeez.... over half of a million miles, over the three...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-24-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,370
Posted By Scalded Dog
I got my own revenge a few years ago... I had a...

I got my own revenge a few years ago... I had a guy respond to an ad on Craigslist, something I was selling. We struck a deal, I declined all subsequent offers, and seriously rearranged my schedule...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-23-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By Scalded Dog
I have a number of cars... I regularly get mail...

I have a number of cars... I regularly get mail that breathlessly explains how glad they are to have reached me.... because MY (fill in the blank) is in HIGH demand right now, and they'll basically...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-19-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,651
Posted By Scalded Dog
Once the drive cycles have been successfully...

Once the drive cycles have been successfully completed, there should not be any need for certain number of miles to ALSO be driven (you can check to see if you are "all clear" with an OBD reader......
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-18-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Scalded Dog
Just yesterday, I read about some thieves trying...

Just yesterday, I read about some thieves trying to outrun the cops in a Nissan Ultima.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-17-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Scalded Dog
He got that that thing up to ONE HUNDRED MILES...

He got that that thing up to ONE HUNDRED MILES PER HOUR?!?!?!?

Oh, yeah... 100 MPH... the same speed my mom drives her 20- year- old minivan while texting and singing along to Carly Simon songs...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-17-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By Scalded Dog
Now THIS is crazy: I saw that thing a few days...

Now THIS is crazy: I saw that thing a few days ago, in San Bernardino, CA! I couldn't identify it, but assumed by the hood emblem that it was some sort of early Renault.

Who would have ever...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-17-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Scalded Dog
I had a mysterious clunk as you've described, in...

I had a mysterious clunk as you've described, in my S-10 a few years ago... a half- dozen mechanics couldn't figure it out. One day, I happened to notice a transmission mount bolt was loose....
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-08-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Scalded Dog
The two would hit the ground at the same time, in...

The two would hit the ground at the same time, in a vacuum. However, with air resistance, it all changes. Drop a an empty beer can and a full beer can off of the leaning tower. I can assure you, the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-08-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Scalded Dog
A few years ago, I knew this dude... who was a...

A few years ago, I knew this dude... who was a compulsive liar. Really.

One day, a very nice BMW passed by on the street. This dude told me, "Hey, I got me one of them Mercedes in my garage at...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-07-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,173
Posted By Scalded Dog
The biggest problems with EVs are the range and...

The biggest problems with EVs are the range and the recharge time. The solution to both will come with widespread use, and the recharge stations.

Once there are enough EVs out there, there will be...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-06-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By Scalded Dog
This can be reset in a couple of hundred miles......

This can be reset in a couple of hundred miles... or, it could take 600 miles, as happened to me one time, before I learned about "drive cycles." Basically, the car needs to experience a number of...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-05-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Scalded Dog
I've had a number of things destroy my paint. A...

I've had a number of things destroy my paint. A few years ago, my Silverado was parked near a lawn sprinkler for a few days... the drops from that dried on the paint, leaving some permanent water...
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