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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Rock-It Man
Exactly. When you connect to a battery tender,...

Exactly. When you connect to a battery tender, the battery can stay connected, which it needs to. When you disconnect the battery, the OnStar emergency battery takes over that function and is soon...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By Rock-It Man
Just make sure you understand the tax laws in...

Just make sure you understand the tax laws in your state and the state you are buying in, and how to insure the car if you're driving it home.

For example, Indiana will make you pay sales tax if...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Rock-It Man
This comes up all the time. I'm one of those...

This comes up all the time.

I'm one of those New England guys who has been putting my Camaro away for 6 months since 2010. I do it because I don't want to expose the car to salt.

The most...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Rock-It Man
If you want to protect your car from sand and...

If you want to protect your car from sand and salt, towing it on an open trailer will be worse than driving it.

There are open trailers with large shields, which will at least prevent stone...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-19-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By Rock-It Man
The computer controls throttle during paddle...

The computer controls throttle during paddle shifts. Trying to out-think it by completely lifting during the shift just disrupts things.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-18-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By Rock-It Man
Why do you lift off the gas when shifting up from...

Why do you lift off the gas when shifting up from 1st to 2nd? It's not a clutch! Just keep your foot on the gas as you shift up through the gears.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-17-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Rock-It Man
I looked again, and you're right: regular Mobil1...

I looked again, and you're right: regular Mobil1 has a dexos1 rating.:doh:
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-17-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Rock-It Man
I wonder why the change. My 2010 Gen5 came...

I wonder why the change.

My 2010 Gen5 came with Mobil1 and has a Mobil1 logo on the oil fill cap. Mobil1 is rated dexos2. In later years (not sure when), GM downgraded the Camaro V8 to dexos1....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-16-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Rock-It Man
Dexos1 for I4 and V6, Dexos2 for V8. An...

Dexos1 for I4 and V6, Dexos2 for V8.

An example of Dexos2 is Mobil1.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-16-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Rock-It Man
It can be viewed on line and downloaded.

It can be viewed on line and downloaded.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-11-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,581
Posted By Rock-It Man
I would choose old oil over salt. I used to...

I would choose old oil over salt.

I used to suffer from this anxiety when waiting until the last possible moment to change the oil before storage.

But now I just change the oil a few days...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-11-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,014
Posted By Rock-It Man
Drive most of the time. Sport mode at the drag...

Drive most of the time. Sport mode at the drag strip. Paddle shift once in a while on back roads with the windows rolled down to hear the great sounds of downshifting.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-11-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Rock-It Man
Jeez put your finger in it and find out! The...

Jeez put your finger in it and find out!

The mufflers have drain holes to let the condensate out. When you run the car with a cold exhaust system, a LOT of water condenses out in the mufflers....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-11-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,132
Posted By Rock-It Man
I buy cars from dealers that are honest and...

I buy cars from dealers that are honest and service what they sell. Right now that happens to be a family owned GM dealer.

I would just as soon buy VWs if the local dealers were not shits.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-08-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Rock-It Man
I don't know why any dealer would be stupid...

I don't know why any dealer would be stupid enough to help you circumvent a safety recall. They are opening themselves up to huge liability if they do.

I would never question or try to avoid a...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-07-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Rock-It Man
They're trying to keep you safe. Why are you...

They're trying to keep you safe.

Why are you resisting?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-07-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,153
Posted By Rock-It Man
Not a fan of the spoiler on both these cars. Why...

Not a fan of the spoiler on both these cars. Why isn't spoiler delete an option?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-07-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By Rock-It Man
Get a buzzcut and shave your legs.

Get a buzzcut and shave your legs.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-05-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,995
Posted By Rock-It Man
You're right about the M6 cars. But only the SS...

You're right about the M6 cars. But only the SS auto gets LSD.

Rear wheel drive without LSD in snow? No thanks. Been there, done that.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-05-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Rock-It Man
Yup, bad bearings are loud and usually sound...

Yup, bad bearings are loud and usually sound different depending on which way you are turning. An experienced mechanic should take your car for a test drive.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-05-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Rock-It Man
Sta-bil is cheap insurance that I have been using...

Sta-bil is cheap insurance that I have been using in my Camaro since 2010, but I hear many people like you who do OK without it.

I started using it, before I had a summer-only car, on yard...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-05-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,995
Posted By Rock-It Man
Here in the New England, where Mustangs far...

Here in the New England, where Mustangs far outnumber Camaros, I think the Camaro would sell better if it had these features available on Mustangs:

1) All season tires are the baseline even on V8....
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-04-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Rock-It Man
When you see service stabilitrac along with...

When you see service stabilitrac along with engine codes, the first thing to suspect is a weak battery.

Get to a dealer for warranty service.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-03-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Rock-It Man
Yep. Start with the simplest and most obvious. ...

Yep. Start with the simplest and most obvious.

How old was the old battery, by the way?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-02-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Rock-It Man
You car came with an oil cooler from the factory.

You car came with an oil cooler from the factory.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-02-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Rock-It Man
Your tires will not be permanently flat-spotted...

Your tires will not be permanently flat-spotted by sitting on the ground over the winter. As a precaution, you can inflate them above the normal pressure, particularly since you will lose 1 psi for...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-01-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By Rock-It Man
Get under the car and look for small leaks that...

Get under the car and look for small leaks that never drip on the floor. Many 2010 cars had a faulty thread on the coolant line from the block to the oil cooler. It's on the driver's side of the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-01-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,231
Posted By Rock-It Man
At the drag strip, Gen5 Camaros are outperformed...

At the drag strip, Gen5 Camaros are outperformed by smaller lighter imports, many off them turbocharged. So, younger car enthusiasts who have no emotional attachment to muscle cars that reference...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-31-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By Rock-It Man
If it's five identical taps rat-tat-tat-tat-tat,...

If it's five identical taps rat-tat-tat-tat-tat, that's the evaporations solenoid. Always occurs a minute or two after a cold start in the morning or after a work day.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-30-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,062
Posted By Rock-It Man
Hybrid is also synonymous with Supercars and F1...

Hybrid is also synonymous with Supercars and F1 race cars. Hybrid cars can be designed to perform like a Prius, or like a supercar. Engineering is like that.

Seriously, the luddite resistance to...
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