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Old 04-23-2017, 08:45 AM   #15
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ZERO leaks when washing. I would never put any of my vehicle through a car wash, have seen to many horror stories. The only thing I really was not fond of was the Camaro's lines when the top was down. Yesterday I installed sports bar (easy install) that I think made her ready for the prom!
Our automatic car wash is touchfree and it does a damn nice job. The camaro will get it's chance through it soon. We'll see what happens. I run my trucks through it all the time.
That's a damn nice find!!! I do like how they look with that sports bar but I have a little guy we gotta fasten into the back and I don't think that bar would help me any.

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My 2012 top operates when in gear, you just have to be stopped.

Also there is a temperature interlock that prevents it from operating in freezing weather.

If you try to operate it too many times in a row the motor will overheat and you get a message to wait for it to cool.
Mine does work as long as you are stopped too. The rest of that stuff... I might be new here but I'm not new to internet forums and usually the real "helpful" ones come after 7pm and especially on weekends

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The header panel is not real expensive. It's the labor because they have to disassemble the front portion of the top to get to the fasteners that broke off. You can do it yourself with the instructions on this forum or you could have the dealer fix it before you buy it.
Ahhh.... damn. I already bought the car. Looks like I will have to find out how to do it myself. I did manage to get more money off the car so we'll see!!!


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Old 04-23-2017, 09:19 AM   #16
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Our automatic car wash is touchfree and it does a damn nice job. The camaro will get it's chance through it soon. We'll see what happens. I run my trucks through it all the time.
That's a damn nice find!!! I do like how they look with that sports bar but I have a little guy we gotta fasten into the back and I don't think that bar would help me any.



Mine does work as long as you are stopped too. The rest of that stuff... I might be new here but I'm not new to internet forums and usually the real "helpful" ones come after 7pm and especially on weekends



Ahhh.... damn. I already bought the car. Looks like I will have to find out how to do it myself. I did manage to get more money off the car so we'll see!!!


Here's my new-to-me camaro:

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Thanks all for your help. I've already got more dumb questions that I'll start more threads about
Looks great, let the modding begin LOL

Mine the day I bought it and what it looks like today.
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Old 04-24-2017, 07:09 AM   #17
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Old 04-24-2017, 06:25 PM   #18
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Mine leaks like a waterfall in an automatic. It's a soft top... It's gonna.
No, it's not gonna. You have issues with your top that you need to get fixed.

No leaks after 37k miles.
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Old 04-24-2017, 06:26 PM   #19
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Ahhh.... damn. I already bought the car. Looks like I will have to find out how to do it myself. I did manage to get more money off the car so we'll see!!!


Here's my new-to-me camaro:

Thanks all for your help. I've already got more dumb questions that I'll start more threads about
Looks sweet, I almost bought a red one... Decided on Black though...
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Old 04-25-2017, 08:57 PM   #20
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Looks great, let the modding begin LOL

Mine the day I bought it and what it looks like today.
Looks very nice! I probably wont get too crazy on this. Gotta save money for the winter addiction.

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Looks sweet, I almost bought a red one... Decided on Black though...
Thanks!!! Can't have black or yellow in this state if you're a CYCLONES fan instead of a hawkeye fan
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Old 04-25-2017, 09:38 PM   #21
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Looks very nice! I probably wont get too crazy on this. Gotta save money for the winter addiction.
Thanks, all of my mods happened in the first two years, since then I have just enjoyed driving it.
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Old 04-26-2017, 01:29 PM   #22
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Nice Vert, enjoy top down times!
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Old 04-26-2017, 03:20 PM   #23
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:25 PM   #24
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I was extremely fortunate to find a very clean 2014 2LT/RS convertible in Dayton, Ohio. One owner, gent who has "FIFTEEN" cars and needed to make room for his new Cadillac DTS. This beautiful loaded vehicle was a special order car, ashen gray metallic with blue accented leather appointments, there was only 4,454 miles on the clock when I picked her up last Thursday. NOT a single scratch, dent, ding or mar anywhere on the car. Received every single document including the build sheet, special order sheets and so on. I drove the car last Thursday to Mountain City, TN to visit a friend for two days then onto Easter, NC. Times I got home this girl needed a wash because she killed most of the bus from Dayton, Ohio to Havelock, NC! ZERO leaks when washing. I would never put any of my vehicle through a car wash, have seen to many horror stories. The only thing I really was not fond of was the Camaro's lines when the top was down. Yesterday I installed sports bar (easy install) that I think made her ready for the prom!
Wow, that's 60 tires not counting spares. Yikes!

Nice RS Vert, BTW!

2011 here and no issues, leaks etc. from new. Except had to have the top adjusted (tightened) once and probably should again. 9.465 miles as of 26-Apr-17.
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:30 PM   #25
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Our automatic car wash is touchfree and it does a damn nice job. The camaro will get it's chance through it soon. We'll see what happens. I run my trucks through it all the time.
That's a damn nice find!!! I do like how they look with that sports bar but I have a little guy we gotta fasten into the back and I don't think that bar would help me any.



Mine does work as long as you are stopped too. The rest of that stuff... I might be new here but I'm not new to internet forums and usually the real "helpful" ones come after 7pm and especially on weekends



Ahhh.... damn. I already bought the car. Looks like I will have to find out how to do it myself. I did manage to get more money off the car so we'll see!!!


Here's my new-to-me camaro:

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Thanks all for your help. I've already got more dumb questions that I'll start more threads about
Beautiful orange!! Happy and safe rides to you, Arctic!
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:22 AM   #26
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Gratz on the new-to-you car! Great fun to cruise with the top down.

Like others have posted, I too have no leaks on my 2014 2SS unless i really TRY to get water through between the window and the top (which does seem to happen for a drop or two in certain auto washes if the angle's right). Other than that, dry as a bone.

I will say, since I haven't seen these mentioned in the thread, I've found a few different things, any of which can prevent the top from going down. All of these things are stated clearly on the DIC when i try to put the top down with any of these conditions not met. For my car, as far as I can tell, I can put the top down only if:

- Car is stopped and parking brake is applied;
- Trunk is closed; and
- Retractable "cover" in the trunk (I forget what it's called on the DIC) is extended and latched.

Not sure if the same apply going back up, but I'd assume so. I do know it makes me stop and set the brake, so presumably the rest also apply.
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Old 04-27-2017, 10:29 AM   #27
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No issues with leaking here. Love my vert.
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