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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum Today, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Rock-It Man
Changing before is important because old oil is...

Changing before is important because old oil is corrosive. The "storage oil" is fine after a winter with then engine off, so there's no need to change it again in the spring.

Having said that, I'm...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-28-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Rock-It Man
Intercity.

Intercity.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-28-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Rock-It Man
Battery tender and Sta-Bil are the essentials. ...

Battery tender and Sta-Bil are the essentials.

Inflate the tires to 40 psi.

Car cover? What for? You can wash the dust off in the Spring, but moisture under a car cover can cause mildew that is...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-27-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,158
Posted By Rock-It Man
Indeed, as soon as my summer tires wore out, I...

Indeed, as soon as my summer tires wore out, I replaced them with A/S, because summer tires really really suck on rainy cool days here in NE. But still, the Camaro is in hibernation during salt...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-27-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,158
Posted By Rock-It Man
Heated seats on a car with summer tires? ...

Heated seats on a car with summer tires?

It's an oxymoron.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-26-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,158
Posted By Rock-It Man
Why would you need heated seats on a car with...

Why would you need heated seats on a car with tires that don't work below 40 deg F?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-26-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By Rock-It Man
How long was the car sitting? A flaw of MRC is...

How long was the car sitting? A flaw of MRC is that the magnetic particles can settle and cake. In days, not weeks.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,498
Posted By Rock-It Man
Blah blah blah. The Challenger is a big fat...

Blah blah blah. The Challenger is a big fat wallowing tub of a car, no matter how big an engine is stuffed into it.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 11-19-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Rock-It Man
Not an issue if it's only when backing up cold....

Not an issue if it's only when backing up cold. If you hear pops and bangs, then you have the wrong oil in there.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-11-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,052
Posted By Rock-It Man
Road salt and my Camaro have never met. The...

Road salt and my Camaro have never met.

The Camaro is already in hibernation for the next 6 months.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 11-05-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,483
Posted By Rock-It Man
I like automatic headlight. No more drained...

I like automatic headlight.

No more drained batteries.

No more driving with DRLs, thinking the headlights are on. How many clueless drivers do you see with DRLs on at night, no tail lights or...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-29-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Rock-It Man
Yeah, this is an inexplicable fault of the...

Yeah, this is an inexplicable fault of the refreshed nose.

Even more absurd, the short lived 4 and 6 cylinder LE cars, now discontinued, had the refreshed nose with no tow hook provision. What's...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-29-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Rock-It Man
There is no tow hook mounting on the "refreshed"...

There is no tow hook mounting on the "refreshed" V6 front.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-29-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Rock-It Man
I store my Camaro for 6 months and always use...

I store my Camaro for 6 months and always use fuel stabilizer.

The last thing I do before putting the car away is to drive to the gas station, pour in a bottle of Sea-Bil, fill the tank, and take...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-27-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Rock-It Man
Check fuel line pressure. Also, how old is...

Check fuel line pressure.

Also, how old is the battery?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-22-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,775
Posted By Rock-It Man
I have lived in New England for ever. That's over...

I have lived in New England for ever. That's over 50 years of driving.

No matter what tires you put on them, rear wheel drive cars are not dependably safe on ice and snow. Except for air cooled...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-22-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By Rock-It Man
This link describes the process for US residents...

This link describes the process for US residents buying a car in Canada and importing it to the USA. Does it apply to Canadian residents moving to the USA?
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-21-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By Rock-It Man
If the tire is not losing air pressure, you...

If the tire is not losing air pressure, you should pull the nail out ASAP, before it gets pushed in further.

If it continues to hold pressure, you're good. If not, the puncture is way to close to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-29-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,466
Posted By Rock-It Man
If you have had a collapsed lifter for a while,...

If you have had a collapsed lifter for a while, the cam could be damaged. These bad lifters are widespread problem in GM V8s. The parts and labor to replace the lifters will be close to three grand....
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-28-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Rock-It Man
I have always used the stated tire pressure of 36...

I have always used the stated tire pressure of 36 psi, and tire wear has been uniform.

It's important to adjust the tire pressure seasonally, however. Tire pressure goes up approximately 1 psi per...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 09-28-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,408
Posted By Rock-It Man
Yes it's impossible to see a ramp when driving a...

Yes it's impossible to see a ramp when driving a Camaro up on it. You can't stick your head far enough out the window.

I have a makeup mirror on a handle that I hold out the window to see the left...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 09-28-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By Rock-It Man
I suggest you take a passenger along to observe...

I suggest you take a passenger along to observe the headliner. If they can see it flapping and can change the sound by pushing up on it, then you may have a problem.

But buffeting noise is normal...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 09-28-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,505
Posted By Rock-It Man
Thanks for the detailed discussion of this...

Thanks for the detailed discussion of this harness problem! I did a preventative inspection and found that there is ample clearance to the hose clamps. Nevertheless, one of the clamps would benefit...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-26-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Rock-It Man
How old is the battery?

How old is the battery?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-25-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,920
Posted By Rock-It Man
You don't know about road salt.

You don't know about road salt.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-24-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,108
Posted By Rock-It Man
Now that you have replicated the problem with the...

Now that you have replicated the problem with the old plugs, it's time to consider whether the wires are OK. It's not hard to damage them if you take them off roughly.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-23-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,920
Posted By Rock-It Man
You can find a lot by searching this site, and...

You can find a lot by searching this site, and get a lot of conflicting opinions.

I've been storing my 2010 SS for 6 months every winter, and I keep it simple.

Fresh fuel with Sta-bil.
An oil...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-18-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,985
Posted By Rock-It Man
Lose the headers. They are nothing but trouble....

Lose the headers. They are nothing but trouble. Overheat the engine compartment and melt wires.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-16-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Rock-It Man
Still I would be careful. Auto transmission fluid...

Still I would be careful. Auto transmission fluid levels generally don't drop significantly if there's no visible leakage...even after 10 years.

Thinking back to some my old beaters with 200,000...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-16-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Rock-It Man
If it sounds too good to be true...

If it sounds too good to be true...
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