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Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-05-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ElderJ
I'm no mechanic nor engineer, but I'm sure...

I'm no mechanic nor engineer, but I'm sure there's a reason for this part. I have been running a catch can w/o that check valve for over 2 years now (~14k miles) w/o any issues. Car runs great, and I...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-03-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ElderJ
Man, I totally misread your original post. I...

Man, I totally misread your original post. I thought you had the catch can on the clean side of the intake. My bad.
My EE came with that check valve as well, but I left it off because I'm lazy and...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-30-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ElderJ
I tried browsing for videos online (albeit...

I tried browsing for videos online (albeit briefly), but I didn't see any installation of a check valve on the clean side. I have an EE catch can on my dirty side w/o the check valve and have no...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-26-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By ElderJ
I'm not a mechanic, but that seems a bit...

I'm not a mechanic, but that seems a bit excessive, don't you think? If gasoline were that dangerous, then everyone who operated a lawn mower would be in serious trouble, moronic smokers...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-24-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By ElderJ
Rattles come a dime a dozen and could be just...

Rattles come a dime a dozen and could be just about anything. I have a 2014 LT v6 auto that rattles like crazy. I took it to my mechanic buddy who crawled underneath with a rubber mallet. He...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-24-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,188
Posted By ElderJ
+1

+1
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-21-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By ElderJ
Ha! Says the guy living in Texas. Try going w/o...

Ha! Says the guy living in Texas. Try going w/o heat up here and your hands will freeze to the steering wheel.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-19-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By ElderJ
I'm not able to visualize most of those...

I'm not able to visualize most of those instructions in my head (the seat notwithstanding). If/when the time comes, I was going to shoot the numerous YouTube videos to my mechanic and let him handle...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-13-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By ElderJ
Great. That was my fear. I was hoping that by not...

Great. That was my fear. I was hoping that by not using the AC at all I would extend the life of the blend door (I need heat in the winter but can easily go w/o AC in the summer). I guess the cycling...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-12-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By ElderJ
Word on the street is to not turn your AC knob...

Word on the street is to not turn your AC knob anywhere near the Max setting. I've solved this problem by never running my AC. That's what windows are for.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-10-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,059
Posted By ElderJ
Based on the forum, for those vehicles that have...

Based on the forum, for those vehicles that have the actuator cycling feature, the blend door goes full open and full closed regardless of your current setting. Supposedly you can hear it cycling...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 08-09-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ElderJ
I'm surprised your boy didn't know this. It's...

I'm surprised your boy didn't know this. It's pretty common knowledge, and for a tow truck driver, it's really kind of important to know...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-09-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 37,059
Posted By ElderJ
I believe all 5gen have this poorly-designed...

I believe all 5gen have this poorly-designed blend door issue. Some models have the issue of cycling the blend door on start up or shut off or opening/closing the drivers side door (something along...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-09-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,698
Posted By ElderJ
I can understand the criticism of the car's...

I can understand the criticism of the car's mechanical failures notwithstanding how it was driven or maintained, of course. The other stuff is just your personal preferences, which is odd since the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-09-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,025
Posted By ElderJ
I'm against car loans since it's a waste of...

I'm against car loans since it's a waste of money. Put the money that you'd be paying towards a new car loan into a Savings account and use it to purchase your vehicle (or at least pay the majority...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-08-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By ElderJ
2014 LT Auto. Owned it for 3 years and 17k miles...

2014 LT Auto. Owned it for 3 years and 17k miles (has 57k on the clock at the moment). I never had any evap issues nor blend door issues. Bear in mind that I purposely don't run my AC because of my...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-03-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By ElderJ
I noticed that my engine takes more than the...

I noticed that my engine takes more than the specified amount (6 quarts). Last oil change prior to this one, it took almost 6 1/2 q before hitting the high mark. This time I slightly overfilled it,...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 08-02-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By ElderJ
If I sell my ride even at top dollar, I still...

If I sell my ride even at top dollar, I still need to buy something else. As it stands, I'm just planning on driving this thing until the wheels come off, which shouldn't happen for another 20-30...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-29-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,997
Posted By ElderJ
Summit White checking in as well

Summit White checking in as well
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-28-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,493
Posted By ElderJ
Appears to be the current trend, unfortunately....

Appears to be the current trend, unfortunately. But what do I care; I already have my ride. She should hold up well into my twilight years, so I could give jack all about current car line ups and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-16-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By ElderJ
I threw an Everstart (Walmart) battery in my ride...

I threw an Everstart (Walmart) battery in my ride a couple of years ago when I "inherited" the car from my son, and this battery hasn't given me any fits. I live in a moderate region (Southern...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-15-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By ElderJ
Leaking interior and tail lights aside, why not...

Leaking interior and tail lights aside, why not take your car out on a date. Sunshine, a hose, a couple of buckets, some soap, pads and towels. Lather up her naked curves and wash her off real good....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-15-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,681
Posted By ElderJ
:smiling1: I'm a legs and butt man, myself, but I...

:smiling1: I'm a legs and butt man, myself, but I do prefer the knob controls for HVAC. OP is going to have to figure out the new minimum setting on his AC to avoid premature breaking of the blend...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-14-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By ElderJ
I didn't even know that this was a thing. I...

I didn't even know that this was a thing. I always just drain, refill, measure. I never thought about measuring the used oil to ensure that all the oil drained out. So, if your dipstick is showing a...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-14-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,479
Posted By ElderJ
See, this is why I never touch my AC; that's what...

See, this is why I never touch my AC; that's what windows are for. The ONLY time I turn it on is when my wife is in the car and it's raining (or I hit the highway and she hates how fast I drive).

...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-06-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By ElderJ
Gas was $3.80/gallon last time I hit the pump, so...

Gas was $3.80/gallon last time I hit the pump, so yeah, I use Sport Mode conservatively for now. I have no idea what the MPG difference is between the two modes, but I'll take every drop of gas I can...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-27-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,437
Posted By ElderJ
I paid $1,180 just for a set of new tires at Big O

I paid $1,180 just for a set of new tires at Big O
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-25-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By ElderJ
The thing is probably missing a microchip or...

The thing is probably missing a microchip or two...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 06-21-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By ElderJ
I have an old, barebones code reader, so I'll...

I have an old, barebones code reader, so I'll check it out. Also, I don't think the level is bad. It's just a little over the Max mark (1/5 of a quart at most), so that's not the issue. I'm thinking...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-20-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 23,153
Posted By ElderJ
Your fuel injectors make that sewing machine...

Your fuel injectors make that sewing machine clicking noise, or so I'm told. It would be really weird if you're not hearing that.
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