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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,724
Posted By pcrdude
What irks me is when I park far away, and someone...

What irks me is when I park far away, and someone parks right next to me when there are 50 closer parking spots. Are they doing that just to be a jerk?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-10-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,716
Posted By pcrdude
How are they in cold and below freezing temps? I...

How are they in cold and below freezing temps? I am interested in them as well. How much of a "performance hit" is there in the summer?
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-06-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,979
Posted By pcrdude
It really sucks, and I feel your pain. ...

It really sucks, and I feel your pain. Racergirl's advice is spot-on. I recently broke up, then reconciled. There is a brief post on here about it somewhere. In my case, she needed closure to get...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 11-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33,472
Views: 826,455
Posted By pcrdude
May I please join the Old Farts Club? I am 51...

May I please join the Old Farts Club? I am 51 years old, and this is the first performance car I have ever owned. I told myself for years that I wanted a classic performance car with all the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-01-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,275
Posted By pcrdude
My EX (very recent) went back to her sociopathic,...

My EX (very recent) went back to her sociopathic, abusive (physical and mental) ex-husband. Yet, she still tries to contact me, have me come over, etc.

This is the third messed up girlfriend who...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By pcrdude
Are those general gmax tires still well received...

Are those general gmax tires still well received here by the C5 faithful?

;)
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 16,430
Posted By pcrdude
I enjoy reading these threads.... I don't...

I enjoy reading these threads....

I don't get mad about opinions that differ from mine, and it is interesting to discuss the classification of the Camaro. There really isn't a true answer, so...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,452
Posted By pcrdude
I think mine may have been on the lot for only...

I think mine may have been on the lot for only few hours when I called about it.

When they prepped it, they didn't even put the dealership sticker on the back like most dealers do (and I'm...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 16,430
Posted By pcrdude
BTW, the bike in my sig is a...

BTW, the bike in my sig is a "super-sports-touring" motorcycle. On a sport-touring forum, it gets berated as being too heavy, and not nimble enough so it gets relegated to "touring" class by some.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 16,430
Posted By pcrdude
What if I don't like the term "pony car" since it...

What if I don't like the term "pony car" since it remonds me of a mustang?

Of course, we all KNOW a "Camaro" is a mythical beast that detroys mustangs.....

:D

{tongue still in cheek}
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 16,430
Posted By pcrdude
I just looked over the Wikipedia definitions of...

I just looked over the Wikipedia definitions of "sports car", "muscle car", and "pony car".

I still don't know what class the Camaro is in...

;)

A muscle-pony-car seems what "they" would...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 16,430
Posted By pcrdude
I find the direction this thread went to be...

I find the direction this thread went to be interesting.

I have often wondered what classification the Camaro is (it could be argued that it's too heavy to be a "sports car"). I absolutely HATE...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By pcrdude
I'm guessing those setting apply for 2012 and...

I'm guessing those setting apply for 2012 and older as well EXCEPT for changes in the steering (due to non-electric assist).

Is that correct?

Thanks!!!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,605
Posted By pcrdude
$90.00 for two years in Missouri. Although, we...

$90.00 for two years in Missouri. Although, we have personal property tax, so that makes it a LOT more expensive.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By pcrdude
Remaining range, with tire pressure on the other...

Remaining range, with tire pressure on the other screen when "Menu" is pressed.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,003
Posted By pcrdude
Actually, nicotine isn't really all that bad.... ...

Actually, nicotine isn't really all that bad.... In fact, there are some benefits to it's 'safe' consumption. Google "smoker's paradox" for some information. Getting rid of all the other stuff in...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,003
Posted By pcrdude
The day I tried vaping was the last day I smoked....

The day I tried vaping was the last day I smoked. I had smoked 1.5 packs a day for 35 years.

I have been cigarette free for almost 20 months. My ability to taste and smell is vastly improved, I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By pcrdude
Very nice Gen II FJR!!! Mine is plenty fast for...

Very nice Gen II FJR!!! Mine is plenty fast for me. ;) Not liter-bike fast, but a rocket none the less.

The Connie is a little faster, but the FJR is a better all around package (IMHO).

It's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By pcrdude
Oh, and on topic.... I have the speed alarm set...

Oh, and on topic.... I have the speed alarm set at 70 in the Camaro, and a passenger (on a windy two-lane road) asked what that sound was. When I told her it was when we briefly dipped below 70,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-22-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By pcrdude
If you don't have 'the bug', you're better off. ...

If you don't have 'the bug', you're better off. Crashing hurts worse on a bike than in a car. It's kinda odd to start the day on a bike, and finish it in a helicopter.

Don't ask me how I know...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-22-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,953
Posted By pcrdude
I have an FJR (see below). 145 ponies, 99 lb/ft...

I have an FJR (see below). 145 ponies, 99 lb/ft of torque, so in some ways (powerful but heavy), it's like my SS....

OTOH, I probably don't get on my SS as hard or as often as I do my FJR. But...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,797
Posted By pcrdude
I park really far away at work. Out by myself,...

I park really far away at work. Out by myself, and between the lines. Twice now, someone has parked right next to me when there were LOTS of other spaces, all of them closer to the building. Both...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 36,480
Posted By pcrdude
1967 VW Beetle 1970 Ford Maverick 1970 VW...

1967 VW Beetle
1970 Ford Maverick
1970 VW Beetle
1988 Chevy Beretta (biggest POS EVAR!!)
1992 Honda Accord (150K miles, traded in for CRV)
2007 Honda CRV (still have)
2012 Camaro SS (still...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-25-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 180,689
Posted By pcrdude
I love reading threads like this!!!! I have...

I love reading threads like this!!!!

I have a Honda CR-V, and here's the performance data:

2006 CR-V AWD
0-60: (AWD) 9.9 sec
1/4 mile: 18.3 sec
Engine: I4 – 2.4 L DOHC 16 valve
HP: 156...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 07-24-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,548
Posted By pcrdude
No offence to trodecke, or anyone else, but I...

No offence to trodecke, or anyone else, but I have to chime in on this one....

When stuck in stop and go traffic, it is always an option to putt along in first gear at just above idle, and let...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,092
Posted By pcrdude
FWIW, my 2012 SS gives me about 21 mpg in mixed...

FWIW, my 2012 SS gives me about 21 mpg in mixed driving. Some times lower, but I mostly drive pretty sedately. Note, I wrote mostly, since I bought this car for a reason.

;)

For communting...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,772
Posted By pcrdude
http://jalopnik.com/this-is-how-hard-you-have-to-h...

http://jalopnik.com/this-is-how-hard-you-have-to-hit-a-camaro-key-to-turn-i-1590538077

Quote:

"Alright, onto those caveats I mentioned. At least based on where I have my steering wheel...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-07-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,772
Posted By pcrdude
GM is asking for trouble with this recall. The...

GM is asking for trouble with this recall. The issue isn't the fob, it's the low torque needed to rotate the key to the off position.

Here's a video of a GM with the non-fob key getting shut off...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 23,935
Posted By pcrdude
If GM has determined that this is a safety issue,...

If GM has determined that this is a safety issue, they need to fix the problem. Unfortunately, the problem isn't really the size of the fob sticking out of the ignition, nor the proximity of certain...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 06-11-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By pcrdude
It does as far as I'm concerned!!! I'm...

It does as far as I'm concerned!!!

I'm getting this today:

http://www.currietech.com/php_image.php?path=uploads/images/IZ-DASH-M-GY_Currie_ebike_1386618129.jpg&w=645&h442
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