Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
sjm autoprod
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Technical Camaro Topics > Suspension / Brakes / Chassis


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-20-2009, 11:56 PM   #85
Teleplayer
 
Drives: 92 Bonnie SSEI - 2010 GT Soon
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 268
Quote:
Originally Posted by UCF w00t View Post
The breaks don't move/rotate to have a resonant frequency. Also, it's only on the fronts apparently.

What happened to your previous proclamation of Brembo requiring it for some stupid warranty agreement? Quit trolling.
The warranty thing was a joke. But everything has a resonant frequency, it doesn't have to be a moving part. And don't call me a troll
Teleplayer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 01:04 AM   #86
Tal
 
Drives: Old
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: OK
Posts: 727
Seems odd, there's no point getting worked up about it but I look forward to hearing from GM what the deal is.
Tal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 01:27 AM   #87
joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010
Z28 Hold Out!
 
joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Monte Carlo SS
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Wichita, Ks.
Posts: 354
The plot thickens...
joes3rdcamaro82/91/2010 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 01:27 AM   #88
Kwaz1335
The Kwaz
 
Drives: Black 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Long Island NY
Posts: 259
Send a message via AIM to Kwaz1335
Maybe they are there to keep the front wheels on the ground
__________________
Ordered:3/13/09
1100: 3/13/09
3300: 5/12/09
Picked up and brought home 6/26/2009
2010 Black on Black SS/RS Camaro
Silver stripe package
Ground effects package
6 Speed Manual Transmission with Hurst short throw, Magnuson Supercharger, SLP loudmouth 1 kit.
Kwaz1335 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 03:26 AM   #89
Sterling


 
Sterling's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 1LT/RS M6
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Fairhaven, MA
Posts: 5,887
Is it possible that it's some type of wheel positioning sensor that is used for stabilitrack?
Sterling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 04:03 AM   #90
Kwaz1335
The Kwaz
 
Drives: Black 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Long Island NY
Posts: 259
Send a message via AIM to Kwaz1335
Quote:
Originally Posted by sterlingnotes View Post
Is it possible that it's some type of wheel positioning sensor that is used for stabilitrack?
see that's what I thought besides being a tire pressure reader for the OBD tire pressure readout but have researched both technologies...and nothing comes close
__________________
Ordered:3/13/09
1100: 3/13/09
3300: 5/12/09
Picked up and brought home 6/26/2009
2010 Black on Black SS/RS Camaro
Silver stripe package
Ground effects package
6 Speed Manual Transmission with Hurst short throw, Magnuson Supercharger, SLP loudmouth 1 kit.
Kwaz1335 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 05:32 AM   #91
2SSJIM

 
2SSJIM's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 CRT ZL1 #1400
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: AZ.
Posts: 940
It's been a very long time since I've seen that but back in the ol' days.... '70s-'80s, they were used to balance the brakes during stops. i.e.-- Prevent vibrations during hard braking! I assume this is for the same reason!
2SSJIM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 05:46 AM   #92
camkid54
 
Drives: 2010 SS/RS
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 18
Weights on Brake Calipers

Gentlemen As far as the brake weights go I heard from a fellow in the GM plant, the brakes were squeeling and by weighting the calipers the squeel went away Brembo has, since then sent a new batch of calipers to correct this problem Hope this helps
camkid54 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 05:54 AM   #93
Liberty1
 
Liberty1's Avatar
 
Drives: Chevrolet Camaro SS; 2010
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 121
Quote:
Originally Posted by camkid54 View Post
Gentlemen As far as the brake weights go I heard from a fellow in the GM plant, the brakes were squeeling and by weighting the calipers the squeel went away Brembo has, since then sent a new batch of calipers to correct this problem Hope this helps
Does that mean there might be a possible recall for early production Camaros, to replace the brakes?
__________________
Ordered on 3-14-09
Current Status as of 6-19-09:DELIVERED!!!!
VIN: 2G1FK1EJ1A9113998

Meet Black Betty...
Liberty1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 06:40 AM   #94
SNOOK
 
Drives: 1967 Camaro, 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 36
The weights

Gentlemen;

Wow, I never thought this would create such an uproar. THe car was at the dealer last night for an Eastern Michigan Camaro Club meeting and several opinions were thrown around. One member had a theory and it seems plausable about the weighting, far be it for me to question it as well. Finally the President of the club suggested we contact Scott, he will, and we'll end this when we get that answer. Sorry about the dirt on the inner wheel. We just spent the day driving around town when I was cleaning them is when I noticed the weights. Also I am going today to lay out the stripes with the painter and will update with pictures when they are done. I know a few will be disappointed when the stripes don't go all the way down the front but it was recommended that we don't go into the front bumper for paint matchin reasons. I will be glad to share to cost figure when I get it.
SNOOK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 06:43 AM   #95
Supermans
Camaro & Stang Enthusiast
 
Supermans's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mustang 5.0 in Kona Blue
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Miami
Posts: 4,752
Quote:
Originally Posted by richardhoggard View Post
I just saw this thread.... I just want to point out that my Brembo's have absolutely NO weights on them.... I dont understand what purpose they could possibly serve
Hmmm...now this is interesting. Two people or more with the weights. One without..
__________________
Bought my Camaro from Eric Hall(817) 421-7266
Supermans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 07:00 AM   #96
Rally Sport
 
Drives: 2010 2SS RJT
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by camkid54 View Post
Gentlemen As far as the brake weights go I heard from a fellow in the GM plant, the brakes were squeeling and by weighting the calipers the squeel went away Brembo has, since then sent a new batch of calipers to correct this problem Hope this helps
haha, i posted last night saying that a mass damper like this would be a piss poor way of fixing an NVH problem, it sucks being right... oh well at least they are addressing the problem appropriately in the future
__________________



2LT RS CGM 6M on order
Rally Sport is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 07:22 AM   #97
Supermans
Camaro & Stang Enthusiast
 
Supermans's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Mustang 5.0 in Kona Blue
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Miami
Posts: 4,752
Wheel weights on my Camaro's calipers Part II

I feel this is an important issue. For those of you who are getting your Camaro's with the "quick fix for the squeally brakes" problem," I definitely think you should have your dealer order the "corrected brembos" that others are getting.


The reason behind the problem answered by Camkid54

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showpo...&postcount=102

Original thread.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19161

__________________
Bought my Camaro from Eric Hall(817) 421-7266
Supermans is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2009, 07:24 AM   #98
Tran
Administrator
 
Tran's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro of course....
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: NE baby
Posts: 5,280
Folks, this thread wasn't created in order to be a b*tch and moan session, but to be informative and for an answer to be found for the 2 owners that have these pieces on their brakes.

Future off-topic posts will be removed.
Tran is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question: Cars only driven by one wheel? JMROD General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 17 08-29-2010 04:04 PM
I need Camaros for an up coming event Jim Injun Ear USA - Southcentral 8 03-05-2010 05:07 PM
2SS Silver Ice Metallic at ATL Car SHow Cmurf_SS Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 40 11-09-2009 09:38 PM
Saw 2 Camaros today... Cyberfan 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 2 03-14-2009 06:43 PM
Current wheel & design,just an observation nitrokid Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 5 07-25-2008 12:33 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.