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Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By macalot
When the Official GM Track spec sheet says use...

When the Official GM Track spec sheet says use 15w50, that's what I use...so I drive the same oil on the street as well as the track, no big deal.
Now in the colder weather I'll change back to 5w30...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By macalot
I have been running 15w50 the last 2 months, no...

I have been running 15w50 the last 2 months, no problem but I do let it idle to warm some as the bar pressure is up there at startup.
Doesn't seem to affect the fuel economy. I've had two trips in...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By macalot
Yea, been there and done that a few times. The...

Yea, been there and done that a few times. The brain is a beautiful thing tho as it must be filtering out those two little lights nowadays.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 08-02-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By macalot
Nice!! Thanks for posting the vids!

Nice!! Thanks for posting the vids!
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-31-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By macalot
3300 miles and mine isn't showing the wear...

3300 miles and mine isn't showing the wear yet...But I can see where eventually it will, as I can see where the issue is trying to develop.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-28-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By macalot
Problem is they match names and addresses as...

Problem is they match names and addresses as well, from what I understand.
Ordering them as an owner, then reselling them isn't something I would do.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By macalot
The 21 mpg poster lives in Texas it appears. In...

The 21 mpg poster lives in Texas it appears. In Western Pa with hills and some small mountains I get 18 with no Wikerbill, but in Ohio where it is flat I got 21 mpg the one time I took a road trip...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By macalot
Don't brake so hard that ABS engages, but be near...

Don't brake so hard that ABS engages, but be near the limit. 60-0 in 4-5 secs.
You will know when you get there, the pedal gets softer, travels more until you are about on the floor with the brake...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-14-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By macalot
Try here to buy a service manual, scroll down,...

Try here to buy a service manual, scroll down, there is a link and it is not cheap.. but seems to cover just about everything:
I don't know the answer to your question though, sorry.
Use the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-08-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16,058
Views: 706,951
Posted By macalot
Unless it sounds different in person, the exhaust...

Unless it sounds different in person, the exhaust doesn't do it for me... Now the engine is a different story.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-07-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By macalot
For todays cars it is loud, but some of us have a...

For todays cars it is loud, but some of us have a 60's/70's history or a custom build to compare it with...which means it isn't really loud to us.;)
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-05-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By macalot
You posted never mind too quick!... link deleted.

You posted never mind too quick!... link deleted.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,881
Posted By macalot
I drove mine normally about 7 miles with a number...

I drove mine normally about 7 miles with a number of red lights and stop signs on the way to road I needed to do the burnishing on. Did the burnishing/smoking/increasing brake pedal travel routine...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-03-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By macalot
The main reason the Z/28 should continue to be...

The main reason the Z/28 should continue to be built in Canada is because of the excellent build quality that comes out of Oshawa factory. I just hope the US workforce does the same. Hats off to the...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 07-01-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By macalot
Ahh, yes you could order a floor mat package with...

Ahh, yes you could order a floor mat package with a different floor mat as an option. VYW:LPO is the code, but they don't say Z/28, just Camaro on the Front and nothing on the back ones.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By macalot
Yes, edges have some white since burnishing in...

Yes, edges have some white since burnishing in April. Looks like the outer black coating is peeling off a little on the leading edge of my front passenger side where the others are not though....
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-29-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By macalot
Hmmm, I've read where number 7 tends to run lean...

Hmmm, I've read where number 7 tends to run lean and cause problems on occasion. Might want to go to the corvette forum, there are comments there about number 7 cylinder in the LS7, in fact I think i...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-29-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By macalot
Any chance of posting a photo? I just checked...

Any chance of posting a photo? I just checked mine after my 3rd track day with 4 hours of track time total. My passenger side does look just a bit different on the outside egde surface (non contact...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-27-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By macalot
Great Car, Great Drivers, more victories than...

Great Car, Great Drivers, more victories than not.
It will be interesting to see how the Mustang fits in picture in a month or so. It seems to be a real player to be sure... competition is good for...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-27-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By macalot
Maybe the PTM system involvement calls for...

Maybe the PTM system involvement calls for re-loading with the factory settings?

Just a thought
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-26-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By macalot
Bars are all we get. I guess bars are ok!

Bars are all we get. I guess bars are ok!
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-26-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By macalot
Weird, I don't have this problem in sport or tour...

Weird, I don't have this problem in sport or tour mode. Find it hard to believe it has something to do with PTM settings.:noidea:
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-26-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16,058
Views: 706,951
Posted By macalot
My thoughts and prayers are otw. I lost my wife...

My thoughts and prayers are otw.
I lost my wife last year to cancer, so I know how much this means to folks.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-24-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By macalot
Just drove mine to work and tested various shift...

Just drove mine to work and tested various shift points, no problems whatsoever.
Agree with 2SSRS, take it to the dealer.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By macalot
No issues here, regardless of how I shift or...

No issues here, regardless of how I shift or accelerate, through 5 gears anyhow.
I have had the 'nannies' cut the motor once at the track when I had too much lateral g's happening for the PTM 3...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-22-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By macalot
Never smelled the clutch with mine, over 2500...

Never smelled the clutch with mine, over 2500 miles and 2 HPE days.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-22-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By macalot
Welcome to the Club! :happy0180: There are...

Welcome to the Club! :happy0180:
There are numerous threads here on subjects you mention, search away!
Get started with these:
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397653...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-18-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,858
Posted By macalot
I assumed as much, just didn't want the OP to be...

I assumed as much, just didn't want the OP to be asking for one!

It's all good!
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,858
Posted By macalot
Check that the dealer left the yellow spacers...

Check that the dealer left the yellow spacers from the front springs in the glove box. You might need them later. Maybe shark72 was being silly, but there isn't a spare in the Z/28.
Others have...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 06-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By macalot
Good Find! However, I noticed they state that...

Good Find!
However, I noticed they state that they ship out usually within 1 - 2 Months... good that you ordered them before you need them.
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