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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-25-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,601
Posted By silversleeper
I haven't taken my actuator off yet, but it looks...

I haven't taken my actuator off yet, but it looks like you could put it on with the door moved slightly "warm" like the dial position idea? I haven't found information yet on "relearn" which would be...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-10-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,791
Posted By silversleeper
My theory is a nail got sucked in and made it's...

My theory is a nail got sucked in and made it's way past everything, then it might have gone through a few cycles or on the first cycle got verticle then the nail was a hot knife through butter,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-10-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,791
Posted By silversleeper
Looks like there is scoring on the piston near...

Looks like there is scoring on the piston near the affected wrist pin. That nail shaft might have made it's way into the oil pan. I'd see if it's stuck to the magnetic plug or cut open the oil filter...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-09-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,791
Posted By silversleeper
So the moral of the story is don't remove the...

So the moral of the story is don't remove the heads, stack charcaol into the cylinder and grill hotdogs and burgers over the shortblock. :smiling1:


That particular nail started out in a nailgun...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-09-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,791
Posted By silversleeper
My guess is something like a nail. Did he look...

My guess is something like a nail. Did he look for nicks on the exhaust turbine blades too not only the intake blades?


What you're holding is the broken off head of the nail and the rest of it...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-07-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By silversleeper
STart it up and let it idle in neutral with...

STart it up and let it idle in neutral with parking brake for 15min first, with clutch released of course. You'll appreciate some engine and cat heat while you're under there also if your outside....
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-07-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 607
Posted By silversleeper
IDK if this will make things more clear or...

IDK if this will make things more clear or confused to summarize what was already said.


Your car can already run with some e85. The O2 sensors and system will auto adjust to add more fuel and it...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-06-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 947
Posted By silversleeper
My last straw was pricing up all the parts,...

My last straw was pricing up all the parts, including new seat foams, then taking off the spaghetti TPI with blind torx bolts and hoses from hell. They don't go back together as easy as they come off...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-06-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 947
Posted By silversleeper
I know I've said this before. It's not 1988...

I know I've said this before. It's not 1988 anymore. I got a couple similar generation Fbodies a few years back and the repairs needed $$ and relative low performance makes them a value-performance...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-05-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By silversleeper
Just fyi to others who read this and want to drop...

Just fyi to others who read this and want to drop it on their camaro, it bolts right in no modification, but it seems very early camaro's didn't come with the ready to go threaded inserts already...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-03-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By silversleeper
That grey thing goes on a stud IIRC from...

That grey thing goes on a stud IIRC from installing my CAI
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-PI_z6eIR5zw/TyMWOQVTP9I/AAAAAAAAEtI/WQby3ISBsUU/s640/2012-chevrolet-camaro-zl1-4-620x413.jpg


I just went...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-02-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,788
Posted By silversleeper
rino ramps and jack stands or the floor jack...

rino ramps and jack stands or the floor jack touching somewhere near the middle to be there in case of failure. Sometimes I get lazy and skip the safety of jack stands but the rino ramps are safer...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By silversleeper
The easiest way to post a video is upload it to...

The easiest way to post a video is upload it to youtube then post the link here.
A fun car to drive :character0182:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-22-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By silversleeper
Your credit card might stop the payment but in...

Your credit card might stop the payment but in your user agreement to paypal you are not supposed to deny paypal payment. IDK if paypal will come back on you for the money or if the credit card will...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-20-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By silversleeper
e85 or a blend of e85

e85 or a blend of e85
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-10-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
It's Made in China, how long did you expect it to...

It's Made in China, how long did you expect it to last?? :smiling1:
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-09-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
It has been a lie. ...

It has been a lie.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=-HQakEfWC14&feature=emb_logo
There are some statistics to think about. No 2.2million people won't die like they said, 30% of those...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-22-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
The vox article is mostly fiction.Apparently you...

The vox article is mostly fiction.Apparently you didn't read the other articles and factual data by real experts. Doesn't support your hysteria narrative.



The data VOX made up doesn't match...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-20-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
As news breaks of another over reaction, of...

As news breaks of another over reaction, of lockdown in California I'll post a link to a good article about the COVID 19 mortality rate by an expert in the field. For those that don't follow medical...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-19-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
And 0% of the people 19 and under get...

And 0% of the people 19 and under get hospitalized.


Sounds like you are already trying to cya that this your apocalypse that didn't happen. Vaccines on the way and malaria medicine that is...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-18-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
And there in lies the problem. Ask a health...

And there in lies the problem.
Ask a health professional how do you avoid catching a cold or virus?
A: Wash your hands wear a mask stay locked in your house don't touch anything don't have...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-17-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
No, the over reaction is way more than what we...

No, the over reaction is way more than what we are used to. The flu itself is less lethal than many others we have had here in the USA.
I heard some more counties are likely to be locked down soon....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-16-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By silversleeper
Great, now hopefully you can redirect the videos...

Great, now hopefully you can redirect the videos not to have generic wah wah music over the top of awesome car sounds.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-15-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
Joe M ^ No you are assuming there still is some...

Joe M ^ No you are assuming there still is some concept of individual responsibility.
That has been replaced with individual rights, the right to take other peoples money and take away their...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-15-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By silversleeper
When you break a spring or rocker the lifter...

When you break a spring or rocker the lifter doesn't stay seated to the cam lobes then it stays up and a lobe comes along and WHACKS it. Prolly how the pushrod got bent too. Could be the lifter bore...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-15-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,670
Posted By silversleeper
New mid engine ZR1 or Fabled upcoming...

New mid engine ZR1 or


Fabled upcoming Tesla Roadster

https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a20733865/2021-tesla-roadster-elon-promises-itll-be-the-fastest-production-car-in-the-world/


I...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-15-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
Time to worry? I just got back from Harbor...

Time to worry? I just got back from Harbor Freight to get a cheap junk tool to use in the dirt and some crap screwdrivers on sale. The place was packed.


It's a shame some people just NEED to...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-15-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By silversleeper
Guessing over-rev. Don't hear of much going wrong...

Guessing over-rev. Don't hear of much going wrong on LSA's except too much power and some rings going bad, but that isn't holes in the block.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-13-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By silversleeper
When I lived near there they used to say "Ya'...

When I lived near there they used to say
"Ya' cain't get there from here", that is my response to your question.
If I understand you there will be no cat or cat bypass pipe and you'll try to drive...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 03-12-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 33,085
Posted By silversleeper
"Coronavirus Death Rate Only 0.7% in S. Korea" ...

"Coronavirus Death Rate Only 0.7% in S. Korea"


https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/craig-bannister/bbc-buries-lead-8th-paragraph-coronavirus-death-rate-only-07-s-korea-due?


Like I was saying, this...
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