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Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-23-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By PieNsky
I would be just speculating as I have no idea ,...

I would be just speculating as I have no idea , however , that is what I'm guessing. Big job too.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-16-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By PieNsky
Whoops , typo on the year My son had just got...

Whoops , typo on the year
My son had just got home less than ten minutes before I shot this video. Everything is at operating temperature. Had the oil been cold , the pressure would have been...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-13-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By PieNsky
I think it is BS that is normal. I'll check out...

I think it is BS that is normal. I'll check out what my son's is at idle and will post the video for you to show the mechanic .
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-11-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
No , and my son doesn't keep an eye on the oil....

No , and my son doesn't keep an eye on the oil. Maybe I shouldn't have gave him the Camaro.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-11-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By PieNsky
Here is the video. I didn't do it exactly like...

Here is the video. I didn't do it exactly like this. I did have the locking cam tools on the cams that isn't shown. No way would I try to do it without them. I think he talks about the lower guide at...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-10-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By PieNsky
Damn. Plugs are not scheduled until 100,000...

Damn.
Plugs are not scheduled until 100,000 miles. This is a direct injection engine. Guess what ? Putting injector cleaner in the the gas will have ZERO effect on cleaning the valves as fuel does...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-10-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,074
Posted By PieNsky
Watch his videos , they are close enough that you...

Watch his videos , they are close enough that you can use them. I would pay $1100 myself.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-10-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By PieNsky
I watched a video where the guy said not to...

I watched a video where the guy said not to replace the bottom chain guide when doing the timing chains as it had something to do with the clearances on the oil pump. He said it was critical. What he...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-03-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,995
Posted By PieNsky
I gave my Camaro to my son nearly 5 years ago. It...

I gave my Camaro to my son nearly 5 years ago. It is closing in on 280,000 miles.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-03-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By PieNsky
No need to have changed the water pump when...

No need to have changed the water pump when changing out the timing chains. Doubt it is the pump, however, it is an easy job.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-03-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By PieNsky
Left bank , and right bank timing chains. The ECU...

Left bank , and right bank timing chains. The ECU ( computer ) is checking the time , and position, the gears , controlled by the chains, compared with each other.
Tear down to check it ? They are...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-03-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
I used a three jaw puller. Each of three jaws...

I used a three jaw puller. Each of three jaws grab the harmonic balancer , the threaded bolt , in the center, pushes against the crank until the balancer is removed.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-08-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
Another thing that is different, you need a...

Another thing that is different, you need a "button" to go into the harmonic balance. Just get a kit from a parts store
They lend out tools with a deposit..
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
99% certain that these are the correct set...

99% certain that these are the correct set numbers that I used to hold the 4 cams in place when you change the chains.
You just rotate the engine, easy with the plugs out , by turning the crank by...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=3.6+g...

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=3.6+gm+timing+chain
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZyehWKDV-Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZyehWKDV-Y
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
I also slid a thin blade small screwdriver to...

I also slid a thin blade small screwdriver to remove the electrical connections. Just slid it in to push down on the retainer that is keeping it together.

...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
It is very close , but not the same , as our...

It is very close , but not the same , as our engine. The harmonic balancer is not the same. Ours looks like a wagon wheel. What you are supposed to do is remove the starter and put a tool in there ....
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
I've done the job twice on my Camaro. Yup , used...

I've done the job twice on my Camaro. Yup , used a chain kit from rockauto , don't recall which , lasted another 125,000 and this time used a cloyes. I think the new GM is the way to go though based...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-16-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By PieNsky
What occurred is a weld broke between two cells....

What occurred is a weld broke between two cells. It was above the acid level and a spark ignited the hydrogen gas when the weld broke.
I worked in a battery factory, Globe Union, until it was...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-16-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By PieNsky
That is something you do not want to buy to save...

That is something you do not want to buy to save money on. The job is labor intensive.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-16-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By PieNsky
I have changed mine twice , albeit, I replaced it...

I have changed mine twice , albeit, I replaced it with a chain that wasn't the new one. I had about 120,000 the first time and 250,000 total miles when I did it again.
Naw, I wouldn't change it...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-17-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
Yeah, I used the cloyes kit. I didn't start it...

Yeah, I used the cloyes kit. I didn't start it right up after it was finished. Just cranked it and stopped so the oil pressure would build up and the camshaft actuators would fill with oil so that...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-10-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 18,131
Posted By PieNsky
253,000 But that is only because my son doesn't...

253,000
But that is only because my son doesn't drive it much the last four years. When I gave it to him , it had around 190,000.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-10-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,847
Posted By PieNsky
Actually , you are the kinda of person that made...

Actually , you are the kinda of person that made me stop posting on here several years ago. In fact that p rick got banned later.
I did a write up on how to cut out the blower motor and replace it....
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-10-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,847
Posted By PieNsky
When sitting in your car, the right side of the...

When sitting in your car, the right side of the Camaro is the same as your right side.
There are three bolts that you can get to from the top. You can not see the bottom rear and is difficult to...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-09-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By PieNsky
Early 2010s had premature wear. Don't know who...

Early 2010s had premature wear. Don't know who made the replacement chains that I used, but they were no better. I went with the Cloyes as they had a complete kit which I thought may end up being...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-08-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By PieNsky
2010

2010
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-08-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
I did it myself. It is a BIG job. I have no idea...

I did it myself. It is a BIG job. I have no idea of the cost, just what others have stated
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-05-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,857
Posted By PieNsky
I just changed another set of chains at 253,000...

I just changed another set of chains at 253,000 miles. I did the first at 117,000 and have cloyes in it now.
Not an endorsement of Cloyes, they just offered a kit instead of buying each part...
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