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Old 09-24-2010, 12:23 PM   #29
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If you try to open a locked door from inside, the first pull of the handle does nothing, but the second pull opens the door.

Haha I was RIGHT about to post this one!
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:25 PM   #30
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The V6 A6 has 4th gear hold ... When cruising on the highway in 6th gear, blip the throttle, and the trans will downshift and hold in 4th gear for passing. To cancel the 4th gear hold just ease the throttle like normal.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:25 PM   #31
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I was unimpressed with the gas door when I first got my Camaro, thinking "how on earth do people with no nails get this damn thing open"... then realized that if you press in lightly on the gas door, it pops open (just like my pressure cabinets at work that no one else can open)... DUH
Same here. I felt like Clark Griswold.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:27 PM   #32
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I'm really stuck on that gas door - there's a little hook on the inside of the gas door to hang the cap tether on so the cap doesn't rattle against your paint while you fill the tank.
I discoverd that last night as well. I was looking for a holder in the fuel door itself as first. Duh.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:27 PM   #33
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If your Camaro is equipped with a USB port and an Auxiliary Port, you can plug both of them into most Smartphones and play music through either. Who needs XM?

For the USB music to work, the music must be stored in the default directory of the phone (not in a sub-folder); Pandora Radio and I-Heart-Radio are good, free options for the Auxiliary port.

In this configuration, the phone will also continue to charge while it's plugged in; so, you don't have to worry about the batteries dying.
wait... you mean i can listen to pandora radio off my iphone!?!? how!!?? help !
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:39 PM   #34
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The V6 A6 has 4th gear hold ... When cruising on the highway in 6th gear, blip the throttle, and the trans will downshift and hold in 4th gear for passing. To cancel the 4th gear hold just ease the throttle like normal.
I'm gonna have to try this!
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:40 PM   #35
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Our cars have two part power window switches.
Light pressure (first click) window will stop when you let go.
Hard pressure (second click) window goes into express down all the way down.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:42 PM   #36
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wait... you mean i can listen to pandora radio off my iphone!?!? how!!?? help !
Just start the Pandora app, it will turn off the ipod music. USB seems to work a little cleaner than Bluetooth but both work well.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:44 PM   #37
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For the random setting on CD's and USB drives the radio will keep the random setting even after the car is turned off for a long period of time if you don't change the source of the music.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:48 PM   #38
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If your Camaro is equipped with a USB port and an Auxiliary Port, you can plug both of them into most Smartphones and play music through either. Who needs XM?

For the USB music to work, the music must be stored in the default directory of the phone (not in a sub-folder); Pandora Radio and I-Heart-Radio are good, free options for the Auxiliary port.

In this configuration, the phone will also continue to charge while it's plugged in; so, you don't have to worry about the batteries dying.
Also, if you have a smart phone with a microphone like my Motorola backflip and you are plugged into the auxilary jack with the 3.5mm cable and you are playing your mp3's, you do not need blue tooth. If the phone rings, the music stops and you press answer on your phone, you can talk hands free through the radio without holding the phone to your ear. I was suprised to find this out because my non smart phone would not let you talk, only listen. This also works in my Buick Century winter car. I plug the smart phone into the cassette adapter and it works through the radio.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:50 PM   #39
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If you try to open a locked door from inside, the first pull of the handle does nothing, but the second pull opens the door.
I thought this was a GM thing - first pull unlocks the door, second pull opens the door?
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:51 PM   #40
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ABL lighting only comes on when either the car is ON or the DRIVER door is open. Opening the passenger door does not activate it....

random info discovered when wiring in some lighting mods
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:53 PM   #41
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I was unimpressed with the gas door when I first got my Camaro, thinking "how on earth do people with no nails get this damn thing open"... then realized that if you press in lightly on the gas door, it pops open (just like my pressure cabinets at work that no one else can open)... DUH
At least there's a pressure latch - on a Dodge Charger rental a few years back I literally spent 10 min trying to either find a button/latch inside the vehicle, or prying the door open with my fingers. Lo and behold, you press the left side in and the right side swings open, kinda like a dummy door or swing. On the current Chargers there's a little notch on the right side so you can just pull it, I guess they had enough morons like me who couldn't figure it out.
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Old 09-24-2010, 12:55 PM   #42
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With the A6 if you are in "Manual Mode" if you hold the upshift button (right) down for a few seconds it will go back to "Sport Mode". I saw this on a thread yesterday and confirmed it last night. When you do this it will upshift once from you hitting the button
I tried this on my early order 2010 SS and it did not work. I had to move the shifter back and forth. Is this a 2011 feature?
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