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Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Stingr69
Nothing wrong with that. Looks like a fun car...

Nothing wrong with that. Looks like a fun car for sure.

-Mark.
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 10-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Stingr69
I have one just like yours but no cross-ram or...

I have one just like yours but no cross-ram or fiber optics. :thumb:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/camarogarage/2758/My%20New%20Camaro%20057.jpg

Yes, your grill emblem is attached a little too...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By Stingr69
You have momentum of the vehicle going in the...

You have momentum of the vehicle going in the (hopefully) right direction to help you and inertia of the rotating tire/wheel/brake assembly working for you as long as you keep them going in the right...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By Stingr69
This is easy - If you (or the car in front of...

This is easy - If you (or the car in front of you) are sliding sideways off the road into a ditch, then you are on black ice. Been there, done that. Best advice anyone gave - STAY OFF THE BRAKES AND...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Stingr69
I had a hard to start when hot problem for some...

I had a hard to start when hot problem for some time. It got worse and I suspected it was either cooking the starter OR a dying battery. Our cars are over 4 years old now so it could easily be the...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-12-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Stingr69
Is that a V6 thing only? ;) The pins are a...

Is that a V6 thing only? ;)

The pins are a chore. Once you swing rotate the pin retainer clip up you are only half way done with the pain. One side of the shifter the pin removal is pretty...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By Stingr69
I would not change it unless the Oil Life Monitor...

I would not change it unless the Oil Life Monitor says to.

You have low miles on that oil and little chance for corrosion problems. Get the engine good and hot on a long drive first then put it...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,940
Views: 545,029
Posted By Stingr69
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As a local, I can assure you this is truth! :lol:
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-30-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Stingr69
Yes - the cam swap is the reason you need to...

Yes - the cam swap is the reason you need to upgrade the chain and gears. Add the LS2 dog bone to eliminate the spring loaded LS3 tensioner while you are at it. No need to upgrade if you are still...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,967
Posted By Stingr69
Lets hope that does it. :thumb: If this IS...

Lets hope that does it. :thumb:

If this IS the issue - Once you get the ECM reflashed and it actually starts/ runs :clap: you might want to first copy the fresh factory flash on to something you...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,967
Posted By Stingr69
Missile Man, Do you by any chance have an early...

Missile Man,
Do you by any chance have an early build 2010? If so, you may have a problem....

The ECM needed to get an update from GM before you can put a blower tune on it. Sounds crazy but it...
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 09-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Stingr69
There are 3 different block castings used during...

There are 3 different block castings used during '69 year model for DZ 302's (and many other V8's of the time) depending on the date of production. There is also another block casting that is...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Stingr69
The temperature coming out of your defroster vent...

The temperature coming out of your defroster vent may be below the dew point of the outside ambient air. Try raising the temp of your defroster discharge and see if the condensation goes away.
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-24-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Stingr69
Same company - different appliance: We have a...

Same company - different appliance: We have a Samsung 46" DLP television. The unreliable main boards were a "known" issue that Samsung denied knowing about for a LONG time. Dead pixels and other...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,215
Posted By Stingr69
That's a really nice basic beer with a big...

That's a really nice basic beer with a big alcohol content that never gets enough credit. I do like it. :happy0180:
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 09-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Stingr69
IMO pulling off the rubber trim and looking in...

IMO pulling off the rubber trim and looking in there for the screw holes is an easy job. Takes maybe 2 minutes. Put the screws in the holes and put it back together. You can feel with your fingers...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By Stingr69
Tire Rack $822 plus freight plus $100 for...

Tire Rack $822 plus freight plus $100 for mounting & balancing (by a careful guy that loves Corvettes) and it comes in just under a grand.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Stingr69
You are splitting hairs. The D4 is marginally...

You are splitting hairs. The D4 is marginally better on street cars in cold weather. The MTL is slightly better for race conditions. Both are good and compatible. Blend them and you get somewhere...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Stingr69
The Lingenfelter/AAM gears are probably going to...

The Lingenfelter/AAM gears are probably going to be more durable. Only ones I would consider.

-Mark.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By Stingr69
I am in the same boat as you. Black SS with the...

I am in the same boat as you. Black SS with the same setup. The factory polished wheels are great and in my mind hard to beat but your car seems to be going in a direction where the wheels need to...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,791
Posted By Stingr69
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http://i60.tinypic.com/2w3bcj5.jpg
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Stingr69
Just a suggestion - If you go for new tires, be...

Just a suggestion - If you go for new tires, be sure to remove the weights and clean up the glue residue before you go. Those guys at the tire shop might not be so careful with your rims.
Forum: USA - New England 08-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Stingr69
I did it myself. Not hard but I did have a...

I did it myself. Not hard but I did have a strange wiring harness issue. One call cleared that up and I was back in business in no time. LOVE IT!!!
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Stingr69
You need to change the fluid at the least. There...

You need to change the fluid at the least. There are some threads on it. The clutch dust has contaminated the fluid. This is a common issue here. You can separate the fluids with a separate...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,967
Posted By Stingr69
Apples to Apples - Edelbrock will have a small...

Apples to Apples - Edelbrock will have a small edge in low end grunt over the Maggie (or any other similar supercharger) and the Maggie will have a small edge at the top end. Torque on the Edelbrock...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By Stingr69
Lots of people can rock a mullett but not...

Lots of people can rock a mullett but not everyone has a CAMARO!!!!! :headbang:


I actually had a D.A. with a tail for a few hours back in the late '80's. The guys at the shop had a field day...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,940
Views: 545,029
Posted By Stingr69
You have to watch all the way to the end.

You have to watch all the way to the end.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By Stingr69
"Commando" 1985 Matrix: [holds Sully...

"Commando" 1985

Matrix: [holds Sully upside-down over a cliff by his leg] Listen, loyalty is very touching. But it is not the most important thing in your life right now! But what IS important is...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,215
Posted By Stingr69
Thanks for the advice. My wife loved the Miller...

Thanks for the advice. My wife loved the Miller Chill but it seems to be discontinued around here. Gonna have her try that Mich Lime. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9,623
Views: 2,273,965
Posted By Stingr69
GIFs or it didn't happen!!!! :biggrin:

GIFs or it didn't happen!!!! :biggrin:
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