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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,223
Posted By Rock-It Man
Not possible since about 40 years ago. If you...

Not possible since about 40 years ago. If you have an electric fuel pump and EFI, not gonna happen, grandpa.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-05-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rock-It Man
What's wrong with A/C condensation? That's what...

What's wrong with A/C condensation? That's what A/C is designed to do. When humid air is cooled, water condenses.

Science.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-30-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Rock-It Man
https://parts.gmparts.com/search?body=Coupe&bodyId...

https://parts.gmparts.com/search?body=Coupe&bodyId=9&bodyNumDoors=7&categoryId=3074457345616983774&drive=RWD&driveId=7&engine=6.2L%20V8%20GAS&engineId=5920&make=Chevrolet&makeId=47&model=Camaro&modelI...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-30-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By Rock-It Man
In 2010 cars there was a TSB for the threaded...

In 2010 cars there was a TSB for the threaded fitting in the engine block for a hose to or from the oil cooler. The oil cooler is a liquid to liquid heat exchanger that uses coolant routed from the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-26-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,111
Posted By Rock-It Man
So, based on the possibility of a leak due to...

So, based on the possibility of a leak due to damage or re-assembly by a dummy, it's time for a pressure test of the system.

Gotta do that before throwing expensive parts at the problem!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-26-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,169
Posted By Rock-It Man
There's going to be variation in torque readings...

There's going to be variation in torque readings at a given angle, from bolt to bolt. That's because bolt torque is not a direct measurement of clamping force. Bolt torque varies with thread...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-21-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rock-It Man
Yes there are braided shields that people put on...

Yes there are braided shields that people put on ignition wires. But there's so much other wiring in a modern engine bay. People report all sorts of hard to locate wire damage from headers.

The...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-21-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Rock-It Man
First stop should be the shop that changed the...

First stop should be the shop that changed the axle.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-21-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Rock-It Man
There is a history of noisy lifters in the L99...

There is a history of noisy lifters in the L99 engine, which is the engine with active fuel management (AFM) paired to the automatic transmission.

This problem usually manifests at startup, when...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-21-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Rock-It Man
So, if this is you first time using bluetooth,...

So, if this is you first time using bluetooth, it's likely that all the EQ settings are at zero.

The EQ settings are unique to each audio source, so if you are used to cranked up settings for XM,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-17-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Rock-It Man
It would really help to know the mileage! ...

It would really help to know the mileage!

It's always good to change the oil, but plugs, coolant, brake fluid, and diff oil have much longer lives.

You can see for yourself what the battery's...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-11-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rock-It Man
You're right! Acceleration comes from torque. Top...

You're right! Acceleration comes from torque. Top speed comes from hp, when speed is aero drag limited.

However, on the street and on the 1/4 mile, it's all about torque from start to finish. I'm...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-10-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,294
Posted By Rock-It Man
L99 beats LS3 on the drag strip. Reason? Flat...

L99 beats LS3 on the drag strip. Reason? Flat torque curve of L99 beats peak HP of LS3.

In real life situations, flat torque curve will always feel faster than peak torque at impossibly high rpm.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-06-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,847
Posted By Rock-It Man
No food in my Camaro either, yet mice are a...

No food in my Camaro either, yet mice are a problem because the engine is warm and the sound deadening makes for great nests.

If you live at the edge of the woods, mice are a recurring problem...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-03-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Rock-It Man
Yup. The fan motor resistor, not the fan, should...

Yup. The fan motor resistor, not the fan, should be the first thing to investigate.
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-03-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,692
Posted By Rock-It Man
The rotational inertia of wheels is 2 to 3 times...

The rotational inertia of wheels is 2 to 3 times the linear inertia (depending on geometry) of an equal mass. So yeah, acceleration will be reduced. Translation: adding 10 lbs of wheel is like adding...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-02-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Rock-It Man
#1 cause is a weak battery.

#1 cause is a weak battery.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-02-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,870
Posted By Rock-It Man
I have actually been thinking about this a lot. ...

I have actually been thinking about this a lot.

Not being a Corvette fan, I would be looking at Mercedes AMG GT and high end Mustang. The Challenger is a big fat joke.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-01-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,847
Posted By Rock-It Man
Poison and snap traps in the garage. The best...

Poison and snap traps in the garage. The best poison is from professional pest control. I use snap traps in addition to poison because it seems voles go for the snap traps year round.

Use plastic...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-30-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Rock-It Man
The radio, displays, and DC socket will stay on...

The radio, displays, and DC socket will stay on for 10 or 15 minutes after your shut off the car, unless you open the door first. For some people, there has been a problem with the sensor that...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-28-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Rock-It Man
You have a check engine light, so gotta fix it...

You have a check engine light, so gotta fix it even if you want to get rid of the car.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-27-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By Rock-It Man
When your cooling system is not holding pressure,...

When your cooling system is not holding pressure, the boiling point goes up...physics. You can keep adding coolant all you want, but until the leak is fixed, your system will continue boiling off...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-26-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Rock-It Man
I have to disagree about FI noise. The L99 does...

I have to disagree about FI noise. The L99 does not have direct injection, so the FI is relatively low pressure and quiet. The noise sounds like either normal valve train noise, a noisy lifter, or...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-21-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rock-It Man
Headers burn wires.

Headers burn wires.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-16-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,622
Posted By Rock-It Man
Going back to my Gen5 experience: test drove the...

Going back to my Gen5 experience: test drove the V6, ordered the V8.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-15-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,947
Posted By Rock-It Man
You don't need to change anything on the car to...

You don't need to change anything on the car to go to the drag strip for the first time. In fact, you should change nothing. Go with the car that is familiar to you.

Don't worry about burnouts,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-15-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By Rock-It Man
The notorious answer is that it's worth whatever...

The notorious answer is that it's worth whatever someone will pay for it.

The other notorious answer is that you will never recover the value of your mods. Not even close.

How you market it...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-15-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By Rock-It Man
Only the hood is aluminum.

Only the hood is aluminum.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-11-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By Rock-It Man
The brake and clutch share the same reservoir on...

The brake and clutch share the same reservoir on our cars.

If your car has had a brake job, the system was flushed at that time. But if not, it might be time to do that, flushing both the brakes...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-11-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Rock-It Man
If it's clicking, that's an indicator of...

If it's clicking, that's an indicator of insufficient voltage at the starter.

Check battery connections and starter connections before spending money on a starter.
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