Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
River City Camaro Customs
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > General Camaro Forums > Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics > Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-18-2012, 05:23 PM   #1
tnspd

 
tnspd's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaro ZL1 (BERT)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: N.C.
Posts: 854
ZL! mode shifting

Can you shift from one mode to the other while driving or do you have to be stopped to switch modes?
tnspd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 05:28 PM   #2
11 Camaro IBM

 
Drives: Camaro IBM
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Tx
Posts: 1,007
You can go from drive to sport mode and sport to manual without stoping. If you hold down the plus paddle while in manual mode it will change to S mode
11 Camaro IBM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 05:36 PM   #3
tnspd

 
tnspd's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaro ZL1 (BERT)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: N.C.
Posts: 854
what about the 5 different performance traction modes? Can you switch those on the fly?
tnspd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 07:51 PM   #4
adamgl
 
adamgl's Avatar
 
Drives: '98 Camaro Z28, '06 Z06
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Missouri
Posts: 533
Quote:
Originally Posted by tnspd View Post
what about the 5 different performance traction modes? Can you switch those on the fly?
Yes, no different than turning it off or to comp. mode on the SS while driving.
__________________
'10 Camaro 2SS/RS A6 Sold :( ARH, FM Super 44's, K&N CAI, ADM scoop, Diablo Tune, RX catch can.
'98 Camaro Z28 M6 TSP headers, true duals, AIR/EGR/AC/muffler delete, CAI, Subframe con.,
shock tower brace, Stg. 2 T56 rebuild. Monster Clutch Stg. 2, Electric Water Pump, TT2 wheels, 315 NT555's
'06 Z06 2LZ, Cam, P/P/M Heads, FAST Intake/TB, ARH, CAI, HP Clutch/FW, C5 Axles,
Pfadt Coilovers/Poly Bushings, Carbon Fiber: Everything, lol. HID's, 360 Forged Spec 5's/Invo's, Custom Interior. 550 RWHP
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=235911
adamgl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2012, 01:10 AM   #5
KKreme15

 
KKreme15's Avatar
 
Drives: C6 Z06
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Dayton, MD
Posts: 1,638
Quote:
Originally Posted by adamgl View Post
Yes, no different than turning it off or to comp. mode on the SS while driving.
False
KKreme15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 07:14 AM   #6
tnspd

 
tnspd's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaro ZL1 (BERT)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: N.C.
Posts: 854
Quote:
Originally Posted by KKreme15 View Post
False
what do you mean False. You cant switch on the fly?
tnspd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 10:29 AM   #7
adamgl
 
adamgl's Avatar
 
Drives: '98 Camaro Z28, '06 Z06
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Missouri
Posts: 533
Quote:
Originally Posted by KKreme15 View Post
False
How? On my SS I can go into competition mode when I'm driving down the road, or turn traction control all the way off. It would be stupid to not have that ability.
__________________
'10 Camaro 2SS/RS A6 Sold :( ARH, FM Super 44's, K&N CAI, ADM scoop, Diablo Tune, RX catch can.
'98 Camaro Z28 M6 TSP headers, true duals, AIR/EGR/AC/muffler delete, CAI, Subframe con.,
shock tower brace, Stg. 2 T56 rebuild. Monster Clutch Stg. 2, Electric Water Pump, TT2 wheels, 315 NT555's
'06 Z06 2LZ, Cam, P/P/M Heads, FAST Intake/TB, ARH, CAI, HP Clutch/FW, C5 Axles,
Pfadt Coilovers/Poly Bushings, Carbon Fiber: Everything, lol. HID's, 360 Forged Spec 5's/Invo's, Custom Interior. 550 RWHP
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=235911
adamgl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-21-2012, 10:32 AM   #8
506JTF
 
Drives: Invalid
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 119
You can switch on the fly.. Double tap traction control and ptm-2 shows up. Then you press +/ sport for higher or -/touring for lower. Fairly easy. To turn ptm off you just hit the traction control button once.
506JTF is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2012, 07:09 PM   #9
69NMYSS

 
69NMYSS's Avatar
 
Drives: '69 Camaro SS and '12 ZL1
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: CA
Posts: 1,274
Any conirmation on this? I have heard you are not supposed to change PTM modes while driving, however, the manual does not say you shouldnt?
__________________
69NMYSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 11:51 AM   #10
Joebot8484
ZL1 # 1307
 
Joebot8484's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro ZL1, 2008 Hummzilla H3
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Central New York
Posts: 1,692
Quote:
Originally Posted by 69NMYSS View Post
Any conirmation on this? I have heard you are not supposed to change PTM modes while driving, however, the manual does not say you shouldnt?
I've also read the same thing that you shouldn't switch PTM modes while driving. I have switch between tour and sport while driving though.
__________________
Click on my signature for my build thread
Joebot8484 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 04:17 PM   #11
1MtnGoat
 
1MtnGoat's Avatar
 
Drives: '12 SIM ZL1, 1 of 49
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Western NC
Posts: 391
Is the PTM mode shifting not recommended due to mechanical or safety reasons? Any one know? Maybe it's a liability issue for GM.
1MtnGoat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 04:37 PM   #12
DangerZL1

 
Drives: Accord
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Memphis, TN Area
Posts: 1,910
You'd think if it was a problem, GM wouldn't allow it and the owners manual would make mention of it. It says you can switch between sport and touring anytime.
DangerZL1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2012, 05:00 PM   #13
RoketRdr
 
RoketRdr's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Duramax; 2012 CTS-V Coupe
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Houston, Tx
Posts: 387
Switching tunes on the fly isn't a problem. We've been doing this in the diesel community for years and use EFI Live with a 5 position switch to change them as needed. As DangerousSS says...if it would cause a problem or GM didn't want it to happen then the tune wouldn't allow you to do it.
RoketRdr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-08-2012, 07:31 PM   #14
htron50


 
htron50's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 ZL1
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: SC
Posts: 2,462
From page 9-49 in owners manual:

If a malfunction occurs with the Selective Ride Control system, the appropriate messages will be displayed in the DIC. See Ride Control System Messages on page 5‐40.
The setting can be changed at any time. Based on road conditions,
steering wheel angle, and the vehicle speed, the system automatically adjusts to provide the best handling while providing a smooth ride. The Tour and Sport modes will feel similar on a smooth road. Select a new setting whenever
driving conditions change.
__________________
2012 CAMARO-ZL1
Sincere Thanks to City Chevrolet, Charlotte, NC http://www.citychevrolet.com/blog/ca...et-camaro-zl1/
htron50 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


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.