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Forum: USA - New England 12-09-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By blackswan
I like Colonial West, it might be far for you.

I like Colonial West, it might be far for you.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-09-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By blackswan
Ah, itís in your sig. :)

Ah, itís in your sig. :)
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-09-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By blackswan
Sorry to hear about the metal bits, of course not...

Sorry to hear about the metal bits, of course not a good sign. See my other reply, it's easy to pull the manifold and take a look. Perhaps get one of those cheap boroscopes and take a look in each...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-09-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By blackswan
Sound nice! REALLY like your rear valence, can...

Sound nice! REALLY like your rear valence, can you share where you got it?
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-09-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By blackswan
I'd pull off the intake manifold (easy) and check...

I'd pull off the intake manifold (easy) and check all the valves for straightness/damage. Might help determine if if chain or other issue caused valves and pistons to collide.

Can you get it to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-07-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By blackswan
I don't know it'll be worth it. With as much use...

I don't know it'll be worth it. With as much use as my car gets (sales, long drives) I'm guessing the heating element and other mechanicals (which are already getting creaky) is going to need...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-25-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By blackswan
Can this be used on 2012?

Can this be used on 2012?
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-19-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By blackswan
Or they all do it? Same noise, started...

Or they all do it?

Same noise, started around 30k and happens more in colder weather it seems. No idea what could make a jingle noise like this.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-18-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By blackswan
Is it like a jingling noise?

Is it like a jingling noise?
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 11-18-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By blackswan
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=511...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=511382&highlight=P0442
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-18-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By blackswan
Here was my cause of P0442

Here was my cause of P0442
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-11-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By blackswan
Some codes are "permanent" and not erased by many...

Some codes are "permanent" and not erased by many of the code readers. I have two readers and one shows it and the other doesn't after clearing.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-04-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 25,985
Posted By blackswan
Regarding the Seafoam treatments and others, why...

Regarding the Seafoam treatments and others, why not remove intake manifold after warming up and then spray a little directly on valves?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-24-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By blackswan
Replace driver seat or just foam?

Seats pretty worn, can a whole new seat be installed plug and play or does it require computer reprogramming or such?

Looks like replacing the foam and other innards for lumbar might be a huge...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-05-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By blackswan
Ok, thanks, will check that out. It's definitely...

Ok, thanks, will check that out. It's definitely getting worse with miles.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-05-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By blackswan
I know the sound you are talking about, my 2012...

I know the sound you are talking about, my 2012 has always had this. Guessing normal.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,814
Posted By blackswan
When you see those guys soaking valves in...

When you see those guys soaking valves in Chemtool and Seafoam, etc. and then easily scraping the carbon off the back of the valves, you have to wonder if just an eye dropper of these fluids...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-04-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By blackswan
Did you every figure out the rattle? My LFX does...

Did you every figure out the rattle? My LFX does it sometimes after an oil change, I think it's either the pressure switch in the oil filter holder as the oil comes up to pressure, or a lifter. ...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 03-19-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 137,746
Posted By blackswan
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 03-19-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,988
Posted By blackswan
Went with the AC/Delco fluid and did a full drain...

Went with the AC/Delco fluid and did a full drain and replace and the steering is MUCH improved!
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-19-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By blackswan
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=204...

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=204053
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-19-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 108,635
Posted By blackswan
These are different noises from what I can tell. ...

These are different noises from what I can tell. There is a "popping" noise vs. the "loose lumber sound". Just wanted to be clear about that.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 03-18-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By blackswan
Power Steering Fluid Drain and Refill Using Vacuum

Just wanted to pass this on. Was looking for easiest method to drain and refill whole system. Was using the Turkey Baster Method and found it inefficient and cumbersome since the rubber bulb would...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-01-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,971
Posted By blackswan
Replacement VDO unit didn't last but just over a...

Replacement VDO unit didn't last but just over a year before squeaking. Same results on disassembly. I'm pretty sure the cause is embedded metal (copper) on the brushes surfaces/contact points. ...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-21-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,304
Posted By blackswan
FYI, replacement VDO fan only lasted a year...

FYI, replacement VDO fan only lasted a year before squeaking. Confirmed it's the brushes, not bearing(s). Guess I'm not sure it's worth replacing with a new one versus opening up existing one and...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-25-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,988
Posted By blackswan
Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-22-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,683
Posted By blackswan
WOW!

WOW!
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-22-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 78,977
Posted By blackswan
Rudy is.... THE MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN! Thank you...

Rudy is.... THE MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN! Thank you sir.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 01-22-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,853
Posted By blackswan
See my other thread on this here: ...

See my other thread on this here: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8933401#post8933401

Best bet is to buy another new fan and then refurb the existing one like I did. Then you will...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-22-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,988
Posted By blackswan
Original owner and never had steering service,...

Original owner and never had steering service, odd. Only thing I can think of is that this is a 2012, but was one of the first ones made and was on the road 9/2011. Maybe documentation (manual) was...
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