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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Ventmaster
Congrats on the fine work Airmaster! You'll...

Congrats on the fine work Airmaster!

You'll never regret those mods- until you realize that now you're addicted and you've spent $15,000 modifying your car from one end to the other... :nod:
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Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-28-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Ventmaster
I'm no expert- I got the manual trans, but most...

I'm no expert- I got the manual trans, but most automatic owners of any brand car has to content themselves with simply draining the pan of their transmission, refill and driving a few thousand miles...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-28-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Ventmaster
Best guess is a displaced or damaged ABS sensor...

Best guess is a displaced or damaged ABS sensor wire, most likely in the front. It rides on the front (of the car) facing side of the strut there. If it was not re-installed or installed with...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-27-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By Ventmaster
I assume you're talking about the front struts-...

I assume you're talking about the front struts- at the top of the part of the spindle that slides into the strut, you'll see a threaded hole that can be used to hold a "set bolt" that will hold the...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By Ventmaster
Wow Surfman, that is close! Go to your local...

Wow Surfman, that is close!
Go to your local autoparts store and they've got 2-3" long sleeves/clamps that will let you bolt those NPP's right up. :biggrin:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,063
Posted By Ventmaster
Check with MarylandSpeed for the cost of Borla's...

Check with MarylandSpeed for the cost of Borla's 11776. Same as GM performance exhaust. Used to cost $600. :biggrin:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-26-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Ventmaster
When the Camaro first went into production, Chevy...

When the Camaro first went into production, Chevy was too worried about ride comfort. So they put bushings with too much play (voids that allowed movement but insulated drivers from noise and...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-25-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Ventmaster
2010-11's have a lot of movement in the rear...

2010-11's have a lot of movement in the rear subframe cradle bushings. V6's do great with inserts, so it's not a PIA job to install yourself.

Follow that up with sways (mostly just need to...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-23-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 576
Posted By Ventmaster
I've never regretted my Borla 11776's. :thumb:

I've never regretted my Borla 11776's. :thumb:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-23-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Ventmaster
I doubt they'll even notice the Ice-o-lator and...

I doubt they'll even notice the Ice-o-lator and mixing is a bad idea. I would definitely have it drained and replaced (without air trapping). It may be necessary to have your dealer get this done...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-22-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Ventmaster
I haven't heard about this happening with the...

I haven't heard about this happening with the LLT, but it is possible to get a head gasket leak allowing coolant to be sucked into the combustion chamber and out the exhaust.

They can start...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-20-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Ventmaster
I'd be sure to clean around the pistons on those...

I'd be sure to clean around the pistons on those calipers and confirm they're moving freely.

If they get sticky and hold the pad against the rotor you will get premature /uneven wear and a lot of...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-19-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,232
Posted By Ventmaster
Great analogy funbun! if you're ever in the...

Great analogy funbun! if you're ever in the neighborhood, let's have a cold one- Yep! :nod:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-17-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Ventmaster
Bummer dude- get down to the dealer, receipts in...

Bummer dude- get down to the dealer, receipts in hand if you've been changing your own oil- and tell him you know about the timing chain "problem". And put the stock air filter back on if it's...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-16-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Ventmaster
Opinions can vary, but the general consensus is...

Opinions can vary, but the general consensus is the tower brace just looks cool.

If you want to significantly improve the handling of your car the first step is new front and rear sway bars,...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Ventmaster
Very nice install- always really liked my Airaid,...

Very nice install- always really liked my Airaid, one of the first mods I made.

You know IPF has just one of its last run of LLT superchargers available... ! :rolleyes:
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Ventmaster
The rolling circumference of your front tires is...

The rolling circumference of your front tires is just about a half inch less than the rear tires. The computer thinks they are spinning faster than the backs.

Solution- take some rubber off those...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Ventmaster
I always thought manufacturers had to warranty...

I always thought manufacturers had to warranty the cats for 100K per EPA requirments.

Your best deal would be to find a set of take-off cats with low miles in the member classifieds if you have...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-11-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Ventmaster
And you're good to go with the LCA's that came on...

And you're good to go with the LCA's that came on your car- 2012's up can take either FE3 or FE4. :thumb:
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-11-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Ventmaster
Yep- it fits like a glove and you can buy the...

Yep- it fits like a glove and you can buy the rear bar separately: http://www.jpssonline.com/
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 08-11-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,745
Posted By Ventmaster
I would PM IPF-Tuning directly (5 posts back),...

I would PM IPF-Tuning directly (5 posts back), Andy said there was 1 week to go 12 days ago- but there may be some wiggle room! :biggrin:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 644
Posted By Ventmaster
And I know those guys meant to say it takes a...

And I know those guys meant to say it takes a 1/2" drive on the tensioner. :thumb:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-10-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Ventmaster
No ideas but- keep a close eye on your oil level....

No ideas but- keep a close eye on your oil level. It's a funny coincidence those things happening together.

Since its 5 yrs old I changed out the Dexcool in my radiator (about a gallon and a half...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Ventmaster
I can only find the bottom gasket- 12590958, but...

I can only find the bottom gasket- 12590958, but that other square one (silver) is somewhere...! :bellyroll:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-09-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Ventmaster
Your local dealer. As mentioned in another recent...

Your local dealer. As mentioned in another recent post, large bulky items are often shipped unprotected from factory wholesalers- leaving them vulnerable to shipping trauma/abuse.

You can usually...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-08-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Ventmaster
If I'm buying factory parts I usually just order...

If I'm buying factory parts I usually just order them thru my local dealer. When I let him know how much I can get them for on the Internet, he can usually come within a few bucks of the price.
...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-08-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 31,512
Posted By Ventmaster
Wow- amazing pictures! :confused0068: I...

Wow- amazing pictures! :confused0068:

I feel better now for having my Borla's in the garage for a month before my car ever arrived!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-07-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By Ventmaster
Nicely done Nick! Yankee ingenuity lives!! :thumb:

Nicely done Nick! Yankee ingenuity lives!! :thumb:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-07-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Ventmaster
Correct- try the 1LE (NPP) diffuser and if you...

Correct- try the 1LE (NPP) diffuser and if you don't like it, switch. The exhaust will still be correctly aligned.

Here's a great "how to" on diffuser removal and then just snap your new diffuser...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-07-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Ventmaster
The breather on the oil cap is supposed to...

The breather on the oil cap is supposed to prevent any pressure build up.

But many user's have had problems with oil trying to blow through the breather and many switched back to the original...
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