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Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 06-29-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By Sparko
TheRetrofitSource is a good retrofit company....

TheRetrofitSource is a good retrofit company. They have a forum they are, associated with I guess (HID Planet), that offers a lot of assistance for retrofitting. I did a retrofit years ago with their...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-16-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,504
Posted By Sparko
Yea that's not a good noise. Have you taken...

Yea that's not a good noise. Have you taken anything apart for inspection yet, like pulling the rear disc's and checking the parking brakes for broken hardware? I don't feel like that would be...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 06-16-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Sparko
Per THIS THREAD...

Per THIS THREAD (https://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=518429&page=2), as long as I understand it correctly, it should work.

https://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=518429&page=2
Forum: Garage / Tools Discussions 06-04-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,180
Posted By Sparko
Spring compressor for shocks/struts

I was wondering what spring compressors other people are using for suspension springs? I just used the garbage claw one I picked up ages ago to replace a spring on a friends car, and it got me...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-30-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Sparko
I'm a month late to the party here, but I have...

I'm a month late to the party here, but I have the drilled and slotted version of these on my car. I have had them on for 2 driving seasons (April through October for me) and they stop well, not that...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 10-06-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By Sparko
Speedo/Tach overlay/tint?

What I am trying to do is change the brightness of the speedo and tach numbers in relation to the illuminated outside ring. I assumed the easiest way to do this was a stick on vinyl overlay, but a...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 05-12-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By Sparko
Still have these on a shelf, make an offer.

Still have these on a shelf, make an offer.
Forum: USA - NY / NJ / PA 05-06-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26,362
Views: 2,589,262
Posted By Sparko
what days do they have the meets in Chili?

what days do they have the meets in Chili?
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 04-15-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,465
Posted By Sparko
EVAP and EGR are odd things to be holding you up....

EVAP and EGR are odd things to be holding you up. If you don't have any flags when you monitor with HPT, maybe return all your DTC's to stock to see what trips so you can make sure it's disabled...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 04-11-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Sparko
Alright, well here is the math which will...

Alright, well here is the math which will undoubtable be disheartening. If the alternator you have on the car right now outputs 320A, and it's outputting 14.4VDC, you have 4,608watts available. If...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-11-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By Sparko
Part number is different. That could be due to...

Part number is different. That could be due to the OS on the PCM which can be reflashed. The P/N for the PCM ready to go is 12633238
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-31-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By Sparko
As stated, maintaining 15V is not something you...

As stated, maintaining 15V is not something you want to do. It's not good for the battery and it's not good for all the 12V electronics to maintain an overvoltage situation.

Is there a problem...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-17-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,802
Posted By Sparko
If you have really hard water, and have a water...

If you have really hard water, and have a water softener, distilled water is probably the way to go. To make the water more amenable for peoples comfort, you add salt to it. I personally don't like...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-16-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,802
Posted By Sparko
If it's ok to use tap water it's ok to use...

If it's ok to use tap water it's ok to use regular distilled water. Tap water is not de-ionized. I used distilled in my s/c intercooler in my last car for about 60k miles over 6 or 7 years with zero...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-14-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,992
Posted By Sparko
do you have anything readily available to back...

do you have anything readily available to back this up? This is an interesting idea.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 03-13-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,314
Posted By Sparko
My book is a printed out copy of the service...

My book is a printed out copy of the service manual I downloaded from here. Here is a link to the thread.... click me (https://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=578801&highlight=service+manual)
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 03-12-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By Sparko
This is good to hear, was considering making a...

This is good to hear, was considering making a purchase from them in the near future. :thumb:
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 03-05-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Sparko
There are a few hide away license plate mounts,...

There are a few hide away license plate mounts, I've had a couple and they do what they advertise. I had a friend epoxy 4 neodymium magnets to the inside of his bumper, then 4 more to his license...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 03-01-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Sparko
I have never experienced a steering wobble from a...

I have never experienced a steering wobble from a shot strut mount. Usually it's just clunking when hitting bumps, or clicking, grinding, or tactile binds and releases when steering. I suppose if it...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-24-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,354
Posted By Sparko
As long as your vacuum bypass is working...

As long as your vacuum bypass is working properly, as you open your throttle plate you will start building. A good way to watch for function is just simply watching manifold pressure.

Setting up...
Forum: USA - NY / NJ / PA 02-21-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26,362
Views: 2,589,262
Posted By Sparko
I've never done this, but I might be interested...

I've never done this, but I might be interested depending on if it lines up with my work schedule.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-20-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,472
Posted By Sparko
I feel that sentiment. We had to put our boy down...

I feel that sentiment. We had to put our boy down in August, it's still tough.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-20-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,472
Posted By Sparko
I guess it doesn't surprise me to hear the 'dog...

I guess it doesn't surprise me to hear the 'dog doesn't go near the car' posts. I couldn't imagine not bringing the dog everywhere he could go....
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-18-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sparko
what on gods green earth is that!

what on gods green earth is that!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,124
Posted By Sparko
I would love to have a t-top. A friend of mine...

I would love to have a t-top. A friend of mine had an '84 with t-tops, loved driving around in that car.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-11-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,472
Posted By Sparko
Question: Dog in Camaro....

When I bought the Camaro, my last dog was having mobility issues and rides in this car just weren't a thing. Now I am getting a new dog, on the larger side, and he will be going with me everywhere...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-09-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Sparko
My apologies for being unclear here. What I meant...

My apologies for being unclear here. What I meant was if you leave the harness disconnected and have the key on, does the fan motor still run? If it does not, the problem would be on the HVAC control...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-08-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Sparko
Sounds like there may be a short in the wiring...

Sounds like there may be a short in the wiring harness. Give it a good inspection making sure it didn't get dinged or pinched. If you disconnect the HVAC harness does it stop then?
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-08-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Sparko
I don't think you'll find anything hinky voltage...

I don't think you'll find anything hinky voltage wise in your fuse box unless your vOut on your alternator is in excess of 18v. A low voltage would just not turn on, a high voltage could arc a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-06-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 44,404
Posted By Sparko
Agreed 100% While you don't need an...

Agreed 100%



While you don't need an AWD car and only drive any vehicle in a limited capacity, that doesn't mean a large chunk of the market doesn't have a use for a technology, hence how...
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