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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Bmatth1162
EXTREME brake-squeal under heavy braking

Hey guys, I'm having an issue with my brakes. Both front/back pads/rotors were replaced within the past 5000 miles and there's no issue when driving normally. However, when the brakes get hot under...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 06-16-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,371
Posted By Bmatth1162
I was looking at those same exact bowties but...

I was looking at those same exact bowties but then realized that I could buy 10 cans of plastidip or just 1 can (still more than enough) plus enough beer to kill a small horse for the same price....
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-30-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,194
Views: 278,321
Posted By Bmatth1162
Does anyone have a holster mounted somewhere in...

Does anyone have a holster mounted somewhere in their camaro? If so, where is it mounted? I would never leave a gun in the car, but my conceal carry position is about 4:30 on my waist and it's nearly...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-24-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Bmatth1162
Black diamond reminds me of having a freshly...

Black diamond reminds me of having a freshly washed and waxed beautiful black car, and then blasting chalk dust on it before applying clear coat. Not for me, but to each their own. I'll always be a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-16-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,640
Posted By Bmatth1162
It's pretty cool, I use it just to check up on...

It's pretty cool, I use it just to check up on things and clear an occasional code on my cars if need be.

PAY ATTENTION: They make both a bluetooth and a wifi "dongle" (I hate that word haha) and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,435
Posted By Bmatth1162
Haha OP here, these responses are great! Thank...

Haha OP here, these responses are great! Thank you all for confirming that I'm normal for doing this (or else confirming that we're all hopeless camaro-addicts, either way...)

Currently spying on...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,435
Posted By Bmatth1162
Ohh that's a good one... I'm guilty. I really...

Ohh that's a good one... I'm guilty. I really don't know where the line is between enthusiasm and addiction, but it seems like many of us crossed it awhile ago.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,435
Posted By Bmatth1162
It really needs to be stopped, I just can't...

It really needs to be stopped, I just can't imagine how pompous it looks. If I had a child, I honestly doubt that I would look back as much as I do at my car after dropping him/her off at school.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,435
Posted By Bmatth1162
Looking at your car after parking it

I can't be the only one guilty of this, but it needs to be stopped. After I park, as I'm walking away, I sometimes take 2, 3, maybe even 4 glances at the car, or (at my worst) may even walk backwards...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-07-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Bmatth1162
Awesome info, thanks guys. Just one...

Awesome info, thanks guys.

Just one follow-up: when you're not at full-throttle there is a "by-pass valve"... does this mean the blower is still producing boost but it's not going into the engine?...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 05-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Bmatth1162
Anyone match their bowtie to their stripes?

I often wake up in the middle of the night with crazy ideas, but recently it happened to be about camaro bowties (I think I spend too much time on this site...). For those of you with blacked-out (or...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Bmatth1162
Off-beat supercharger questions...

My dad has always been very analytical about my ideas, and I am usually able to answer his nit-picky questions, but he stumped me tonight. When I was talking to him about my plans to put a maggie on...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 05-06-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Bmatth1162
I did exactly what you're looking to do... For...

I did exactly what you're looking to do... For the lights in between the headlights (the yellow turn-signals) you need what are called "stealth bulbs" or "chrome bulbs"... I got mine from...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By Bmatth1162
Hahaha, it's a viral disease!! Hilarious post

Hahaha, it's a viral disease!! Hilarious post
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 04-19-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,121
Posted By Bmatth1162
Haha it happens more than I would like to admit...

Haha it happens more than I would like to admit to. When the wife and kids are asleep and you're wide awake... why not get drunk and wash the car?? It almost feels like I'm getting away with...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 04-19-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By Bmatth1162
Looks great OP! Love the red calipers with the...

Looks great OP! Love the red calipers with the red stripes, it all comes together nicely. Are you planning on getting and SS or Brembo stickers for the calipers? I painted mine red as well and am...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-19-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,248
Posted By Bmatth1162
Check to make sure your MAF is tight, mine was...

Check to make sure your MAF is tight, mine was lose after I installed a CAI and I had a similar problem, also a very rough idle. If the MAF sensor is tight, you're probably just bogging the engine...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-18-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,107
Posted By Bmatth1162
Congrats!! I hear you in loving both ford/chevy,...

Congrats!! I hear you in loving both ford/chevy, I have a built '05 mustang and just can't let it go, knock on wood no rust yet though.

For your questions - I've tried an obnoxious amount of...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 04-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By Bmatth1162
You need one of these... ...

You need one of these...
http://www.gen5diy.com/PnP_harnesses/FogDRL_lights/drl-harness

And a set of these...
http://www.gen5diy.com/Lighting/Light_Bulbs/DRL_bulbs/p13w-11-watt-5000k

A little...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 04-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bmatth1162
Nice. I have a general newbie question though, as...

Nice. I have a general newbie question though, as I'm rarely under a car... In the 8th pic, I see the cats, then the O2 sensor (downstream I assume) but what is the second set of canisters (one on...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Bmatth1162
Need help finding Trailblazer SS front bumper part number

Hey guys,

I know this is a Camaro forum but for you GM pro's... My brother received a little hit and run in his TBSS (pics below) and we're trying to replace the upper bumper. We're having trouble...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 04-08-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,284
Posted By Bmatth1162
615214 Sorry, I had to. I'm slow with this...

615214

Sorry, I had to. I'm slow with this stuff, but is "carplay" basically just a mirroring system for an iphone via bluetooth/some sort of airplay? Or would it run its own apple OS, having its...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 04-06-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,066
Posted By Bmatth1162
I know you don't want to hear this, but you can...

I know you don't want to hear this, but you can do a little better. I bought a super clean 2011 1SS with 11k on the clock in August of 2012 (2 years ago!) for $26,500. I would expect the same deal to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-04-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,848
Posted By Bmatth1162
Is that Race Proven Motorsports' custom cam kit...

Is that Race Proven Motorsports' custom cam kit (I'm in good ole Delaware also)?? Or did you buy one yourself and have them install/tune it? I've only heard good things about their custom cam and am...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-02-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bmatth1162
Great information, thank you. It's very tempting...

Great information, thank you. It's very tempting to just say hell with it and try the aftermarket seats that SSTNT had kindly posted about, but you're right... If they're unusable like yours (and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bmatth1162
DEFINITIVE way to lower seat? What seat/bracket?

Thank you SO much for taking the time to email them and post here. 1" would be cutting it close but 1.5-2" should be perfect for me, it's worth a shot I think. I'll double check what measurements I...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-31-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By Bmatth1162
I installed the scoop and just took the entire...

I installed the scoop and just took the entire washer bottle and nozzles out... no relocation kit. This is always an option for you. I never used the washer anyway, so I just look at this as step 1...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bmatth1162
Hey man, no worries at all. I wasn't having the...

Hey man, no worries at all. I wasn't having the best day yesterday and I'm sorry that I responded to you the way that I did.

Still looking for a solution but I'm excited to see what Samasche's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-27-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bmatth1162
That would be amazing! Thanks so much. Like I...

That would be amazing! Thanks so much. Like I said, I've read all the threads I could find and people recommend getting a vague "racing seat" because it'll be "lower," but I haven't been able to find...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-27-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bmatth1162
Yes, we did test drive our cars. Did you test...

Yes, we did test drive our cars. Did you test drive your car with your racing helmet on?? That's the issue here. My hair touching the roof is merely just an annoyance. I applaud you for this new,...
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