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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-07-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By cellsafemode
nah, GM just substitutes cheaper components that...

nah, GM just substitutes cheaper components that dont meet the required specifications and ships that instead.

Then tries to cover up any accidents / deaths that result from this or deflect it...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-30-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 32,703
Posted By cellsafemode
i thought the problem with inter-car...

i thought the problem with inter-car communication for congestion was held up by the fact that OEM's couldn't agree on an open industry standard ...they all had their hands in the patents (or other...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-20-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,705
Posted By cellsafemode
if you had a shudder when in "v4" mode then you...

if you had a shudder when in "v4" mode then you have an entirely unrelated problem that sticking to V6 mode is just masking...not preventing.

it means you are starting to have water accumulation...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-02-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,942
Posted By cellsafemode
not saying they dont ignore lights/noises/signs,...

not saying they dont ignore lights/noises/signs, just that it's not some sudden thing.

it's weeks if not months of neglect before the engine is dead. If it ever dies from oil issues rather...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-02-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,942
Posted By cellsafemode
nobody suddenly gets a seized engine from used...

nobody suddenly gets a seized engine from used oil not being "adequate".

you would have so many warnings and tell-tale signs that you're running sludge or extremely degraded oil before that.
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-28-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 32,703
Posted By cellsafemode
the avg age of camaro/pony car buyer is over 50...

the avg age of camaro/pony car buyer is over 50 years old. The people not buying the camaro now are 50+ years old.

If you want to blame what's happening to the camaro on someone, it's 50 year...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 07-28-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 32,703
Posted By cellsafemode
engine roar. . that's totally what gm should...

engine roar. . that's totally what gm should focus on if they want to sell cars. It's definitely what buyers want. They definitely aren't responding to other attributes of cars. The camaro is just...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 07-23-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By cellsafemode
the head unit is just a display and touch screen....

the head unit is just a display and touch screen. No other real logic goes on there. It connects to the hmi module under the dash.

the hmi is where mylink lives so if it's not working (and it...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-21-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By cellsafemode
no. are you sure it was getting too hot? ...

no. are you sure it was getting too hot?

your car is old enough for the tstat to get stuck open.

this causes a too low temp issue, which will turn the radiator fan on, the ac will stop...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-11-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By cellsafemode
hahaha ..that's amazing. guess there will be a...

hahaha ..that's amazing. guess there will be a lot of people in the not so near future driving around camaros with no fog lights.

GM middle management: Why allow someone to replace a part...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-10-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,158
Posted By cellsafemode
I'd probably go with a mustang ... dodge cars...

I'd probably go with a mustang ... dodge cars weigh too much.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-09-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By cellsafemode
throw a bluetooth odb2 reader on there and use a...

throw a bluetooth odb2 reader on there and use a free odb2 app like car scanner ...it has a free emissions check feature that will basically show everything a real test will check for

yea, they...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,610
Posted By cellsafemode
Well, i know 100% for sure there was, the...

Well, i know 100% for sure there was, the question was more of a rhetorical :)

there was the fan plug (you would see corrosion on the contacts or signs of melting if it had the issue) recall
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,610
Posted By cellsafemode
didn't 2016's have a recall back in the day about...

didn't 2016's have a recall back in the day about the radiator fan connector allowing water to leak in when being washed or in heavy rain and this corrodes/shorts out the connector causing this...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By cellsafemode
those kinds of modules (and anti-lock brakes)...

those kinds of modules (and anti-lock brakes) require a more specialized tool as it's not part of ODB2.

ODB2 only mandates certain Engine related codes be made standardized. Not the 1202 other...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,922
Posted By cellsafemode
to be fair, if that spark takes a fraction of a...

to be fair, if that spark takes a fraction of a second longer to reach the gas, that will throw the timing off on a detonation that needs to start, complete, and reset as much as 16 times a second.
...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-08-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By cellsafemode
well, it's a 2021 so there's only like what, 200...

well, it's a 2021 so there's only like what, 200 of those total?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-08-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,922
Posted By cellsafemode
I imagine these would be the same at the...

I imagine these would be the same at the beginning of their life as iridium, then as you reach 75k miles and beyond, the difference gap widens a bit with these outperforming the iridium. With...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 06-07-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By cellsafemode
Given what i see inside parts taken off my 5+...

Given what i see inside parts taken off my 5+ year old car with only 44k on it .... I would be very suspect on how anything that says it's compatible with dexcool actually is.

Dexcool leaves a...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-07-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 23,236
Posted By cellsafemode
i think the point is why camaro hate within the...

i think the point is why camaro hate within the segment.

not camaro hate by the public in general. Since the general public is decidedly anti 2 door (2 seater) car in general.

Insurance...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-04-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 23,236
Posted By cellsafemode
challenger is like dodge's corvette to the...

challenger is like dodge's corvette to the charger as the corvette is to the camaro in chevy.

i always consider the charger to be the more direct competition in the segment that camaro exists in...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-04-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 23,236
Posted By cellsafemode
the average age of a camaro buyer is mid 50's...

the average age of a camaro buyer is mid 50's ...so caring bout golf tracks.

and if you ask the fans, their main wants and suggestions are always more and more power...yet those same people will...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,293
Posted By cellsafemode
22 hours of labor + engine cost ... ...

22 hours of labor + engine cost ...

that's like a $10,000 job on a 5 year old used car.

would be a super shame to drop that kind of money just to get back to maybe stock.

though, it...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,149
Posted By cellsafemode
i followed that guy's video (even bought the...

i followed that guy's video (even bought the quick jacks and vacuum etc).

yea, you go thru a lot of fluid (you need basically twice as much as the capacity to do a near complete change and it...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,635
Posted By cellsafemode
old post but ... bluetooth and carplay/aa...

old post but ...

bluetooth and carplay/aa work simultaneously. bluetooth carries media functions and audio playback while usb delivers video data and touch screen input and other car related...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 06-02-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,138
Posted By cellsafemode
just note, the actual displays do not need any...

just note, the actual displays do not need any programming to marry to the car. Despite what dealer gm parts stores will advertise if you try buying one new.

but that does mean buying new means...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-02-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By cellsafemode
have you tried seeing if it's the throttle (your...

have you tried seeing if it's the throttle (your pedal) switch that's bad?

double tapping full throttle engages performance shift and it sounds like seeing "perf shift" was just a side-effect of...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-01-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,466
Posted By cellsafemode
i dont think gm needs to upgrade the powerplant. ...

i dont think gm needs to upgrade the powerplant. The camaro isn't really hurting performance-wise. It hurts in the aesthetics department and practicality department. Those things are a bit harder...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 06-01-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,138
Posted By cellsafemode
there's a process that gen5diy goes thru to flash...

there's a process that gen5diy goes thru to flash a new hmi unit for your car's specs and/or override similar car's hmi programming with your car's vin.

I think if they could update the hmi to...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-01-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,466
Posted By cellsafemode
it would be nice....a full 10 year run may give...

it would be nice....a full 10 year run may give aftermarkets and such more incentive to build things for the car despite the smaller ownerbase.
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