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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By silversleeper
I think the cam choice will be the biggest loss...

I think the cam choice will be the biggest loss or gain in mpg. Yeah some losses too from slipping converter depending on how much time you spend driving without it locked, e.g. city.
The bigger...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 368
Posted By silversleeper
My first guess is Stabil. I've had small engines...

My first guess is Stabil. I've had small engines not start for sht or not even run using it.
You can dilute it by filling up the tank to the top with new gas.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-28-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By silversleeper
I wouldn't run any boost unless I at least had a...

I wouldn't run any boost unless I at least had a metco valved breather in the valve cover. If you're getting oil in there, there is a path to push pressure backwards into the crankcase and push out...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-27-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By silversleeper
I'll enter the raffle. Number 1 cyl or piston...

I'll enter the raffle.
Number 1 cyl or piston or rings fooked from running metal through it. ?:confused:
Hope not but. A cookie to the person guessing closest?
I'd start with a compression...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 06-22-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,584
Posted By silversleeper
yeah some of you guys have such a clean and...

yeah some of you guys have such a clean and organized garage :confused0068:Car looks pristine too
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By silversleeper
Some states won't pass a car with holes in the...

Some states won't pass a car with holes in the exhaust.
It was rusty so getting a new one isn't a bad thing.
It isn't so cheap to get it redone to make it louder.
I think you would enjoy using the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 39,619
Posted By silversleeper
I wouldn't have my Camaro sit. Mine sits most of...

I wouldn't have my Camaro sit. Mine sits most of the time because it is for enjoyment only. If I planned to sell it I'd sell it now.
It's all a guess, about the markets.

Here's my take on it. We...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-11-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,316
Posted By silversleeper
ZL1's get far worse mpg than the v6 and SS's....

ZL1's get far worse mpg than the v6 and SS's. With E85 mix i see my long term mpg, mostly around town is 10.6mpg :yikes:
As chibi said too it's taken out only occasionally for enjoyment and to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-08-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By silversleeper
https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-z06-discus...

https://www.corvetteforum.com/forums/c7-z06-discussion/3851486-kooks-headers-ultra-hp-green-cats-throwing-cel-advice-help.html
Threw codes even WITH cats. I think no cats will make it worse.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-08-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By silversleeper
I was thinking the same thing. They have o2...

I was thinking the same thing. They have o2 extenders but I think thats when it's a high flow cat throwing codes and sometimes works. I don't think it works with no cats.
Also here is one DIY...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-07-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,085
Posted By silversleeper
Your wife knows you best. Didnt she say after you...

Your wife knows you best. Didnt she say after you paid it off, ok now what different car are you getting.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-06-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By silversleeper
I like the color, and hp of a positive...

I like the color, and hp of a positive deplacement supercharger to break the tires loose like a hooligan. Yeah down to the wear bars on rear tires, no surprise. More fun, less tread.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-06-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By silversleeper
Please excuse me if this post is mostly an echo...

Please excuse me if this post is mostly an echo of what 45 said. +1 type comment if you will.

Some things you realize later and say to yourself, I wished I would have just got this earlier....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-05-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By silversleeper
I don't know if the "run crank" relay underhood...

I don't know if the "run crank" relay underhood is the same function as the "starter" relay. I think it's likely the starter but you might find a similar relay under the hood for e.g. the cooling...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-04-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By silversleeper
Sometimes the added juice from jumper cables or a...

Sometimes the added juice from jumper cables or a battery jumper pack will get it to start so you can get going until you replace the starter.
It's better than have to pay towing and all that. I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-04-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By silversleeper
Ah, thanks for making that clear :nod:. I've...

Ah, thanks for making that clear :nod:. I've always been told to check it with it running which obviously makes the low side lower and high side much higher. I could see where a quick check without...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-03-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By silversleeper
AC is hard for an amateur like myself to get...

AC is hard for an amateur like myself to get correct.
https://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=559278
has more info.
I'll attach a chart for the camaro from the manual. You can see the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-03-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By silversleeper
IIRC the 2012 has an old non-display touch screen...

IIRC the 2012 has an old non-display touch screen type radio.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-02-2022, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By silversleeper
and it's not uncommon to run into some problems...

and it's not uncommon to run into some problems de-modding just like modding. Stripping a head bolt or having some problem because of cracked plug or gasket leak or something left unplugged, a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-31-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,489
Posted By silversleeper
I'm leaning towards what nota45 just said. ...

I'm leaning towards what nota45 just said.
Discharging WHILE RUNNING is mostly an alternator. I don't know about a bad module doing that, no experience there but usually a bad alternator. A shorted...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-28-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By silversleeper
A ZL1 is far more than just a supercharger. You...

A ZL1 is far more than just a supercharger. You would benefit by more research.


The ZL1 has much more power that you can feel than a stock SS.


The LSA motor can easily be mod'd without even...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-26-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By silversleeper
Don't believe this because you haven't done it...

Don't believe this because you haven't done it youself and it's on the internet:
https://ethanol.typepad.com/my_weblog/2010/05/what-is-an-ethanol-blender-pump-and-where-can-i-find-one.html
But if...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-25-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By silversleeper
People will lose their minds for me saying this,...

People will lose their minds for me saying this, but you can leave room for a couple gallons of e85 and the rest low octane to save $. I've done it many times. It's more reliable and cheaper than...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-25-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By silversleeper
That's a good point. Now watch people's hair...

That's a good point.
Now watch people's hair get on fire when I mention you can mix in 25-50% or more e85 in your tank and just run it in most cars. It will self adjust just like the non-sensor...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-25-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By silversleeper
There is a "virtual ethanol sensor" setting you...

There is a "virtual ethanol sensor" setting you can easily turn on in the ECM on HP Tuners. I did experiment with that thinking why buy a sensor and wire it in and retune when that's all you need to...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 05-21-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By silversleeper
When I contacted them about polished wheels they...

When I contacted them about polished wheels they only had painted ones and would send it to a shop to be stripped and polished (at extra cost to me so I didn't get them). I believe the design did...
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 05-18-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,686
Posted By silversleeper
I think it looks best in the top, more chrome pic...

I think it looks best in the top, more chrome pic or the current pic in your signature like a COPO street racer.
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 05-18-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,686
Posted By silversleeper
I like mine. Move it around to get it to the...

I like mine. Move it around to get it to the correct fit placement. It sticks good, I've been through the brushed carwash a dozen times and it hasn't torn off.
It matches my shiney window trim and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-09-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25,307
Views: 6,401,371
Posted By silversleeper
I put new ones on a couple years ago. Don't...

I put new ones on a couple years ago. Don't recall where I got them but they are easy to find. An install tip, IIRC the clips don't need to be fully off to unclip them. They will FLY to a place to...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-04-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,662
Posted By silversleeper
Yeah, keep it just like it is. I'd look over the...

Yeah, keep it just like it is. I'd look over the tune if needed any touchup and keep it just like it is now. It's already upgraded to fast enuf. Or just get that ZO6.
Oh, and nice car. I was looking...
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