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Old 08-11-2010, 09:39 PM   #52
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excellent. So if I see that the 'brake' fluid is getting dirty looking, I can gradually replace it with Dot4 fluid (which apparently is somehow better)?!
Depending on the brand Dot 4 has a some what higher boiling point, So yes you can. ( That sounds like a theme from 2 years ago)
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Old 08-11-2010, 09:59 PM   #53
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I will be doing the GTO reservoir also to help this POS Stick / Clutch in the V6 to feel more like a decent trans. When I sit at the light after decent braking on a HOT day I get a light pulsating feedback in my pedal when the clutch pedal is to the floor.
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:56 AM   #54
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At the dealership now for the same problems and they say there is nothing wrong with it. I guess I'll try the separate resevoir and also a tranny fluid exchange for RP. See if it makes any difference. Where were you able to find the 3/8" plug? Auto parts store, home depot???

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Old 08-12-2010, 12:07 PM   #55
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Any auto parts store will have it, One more thing I know as this is a new car we as customers don't think we are its right to have too change the brake/Clutch fluid in the reservoir, And i think the same way, But this is a high performances can and dos require some maintenance.

All i did was go to walmart Get some dot 4 brake/Clutch fluid .
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Old 08-13-2010, 12:30 PM   #56
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GM put a hold on my reservoir order. Had to get on cars.com to find a vin for an 06 gto m6 to get them to release the hold.
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Old 08-16-2010, 11:40 AM   #57
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GM put a hold on my reservoir order. Had to get on cars.com to find a vin for an 06 gto m6 to get them to release the hold.
how/why?
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:16 PM   #58
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One more thing that they don't want you to have.
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Old 08-17-2010, 06:48 AM   #59
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I duno why. My parts guy called and goes gm put a hold on both of your orders. We need vin numbers to get them to release it. I looked it up and called him back and order is shipping to dealer now.
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:20 AM   #60
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Intriguing. I ordered mine online so I guess I'll avoid that...?
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:40 AM   #61
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I really wish somebody would do a DIY thread or video of how to install/create a separate Reservoir.
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:29 AM   #62
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I really wish somebody would do a DIY thread or video of how to install/create a separate Reservoir.
You mean like this one,? see post 12 and 14 for it.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31901
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:22 AM   #63
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Have you tried hard launches and has the clutch pedal stuck with the separate reservoir?
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Old 08-17-2010, 01:00 PM   #64
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Yes me and more ppl have done hard launches in this car, But a separate reservoir is only 1/2 the job, Replacing the clutch fluid in the reservoir before and after a track day is the key to stopping this problem.
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You mean like this one,? see post 12 and 14 for it.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31901
Can you post more information about the hoses and fittings you used for the new resevoir?
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Old 08-17-2010, 04:26 PM   #66
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It looked like you just unhook the hose from the brake/clutch reservoir, plug the hole, attach to the gto clutch reservoir. Am i right?
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when u do this mod do u need to bleed the clutch after
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I just got my GTO clutch reservoir from GMPartsDirect... I ordered a month ago and got an email saying it was on national backorder (3rd time trying to order it). Then 2 weeks later I got another email saying it had shipped.

Now I guess I need to install it...
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