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Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 04-27-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By the85darkknight
I used that kit to connect all of my aftermarket...

I used that kit to connect all of my aftermarket speakers. They do the job quite well.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-12-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,279
Posted By the85darkknight
Is this the version of the HVAC board? I was...

Is this the version of the HVAC board? I was never able to use their update process to use that board.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-11-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,279
Posted By the85darkknight
Which interface are you using? I started with...

Which interface are you using? I started with the PAC brain, and I have upgraded to the MAESTRO RR. That is when I lost the display. I had someone recommend that I reflash the RR, and I will...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 03-11-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By the85darkknight
You will be using this: ...

You will be using this:
https://www.gen5diy.com/collections/10-15-camaro-diy-kits/products/12-camaro-video-harness

I am assuming you have the factory backup camera based on your description. You...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 02-24-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,937
Posted By the85darkknight
VLEDS has since come up with a solution. This is...

VLEDS has since come up with a solution. This is a new iteration of what I already have, but they definitely overwhelm the DRL housing. It might be worthwhile to change this to a projector housing...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 02-23-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By the85darkknight
I purchased the only pair of bulbs I found on...

I purchased the only pair of bulbs I found on Amazon from iJDMToy. They have turned out to be quite nice, and I do recommend them as an alternative.
...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 02-22-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By the85darkknight
The choice of tips are merely cosmetic. ...

The choice of tips are merely cosmetic. Everything before is what impacts the exhaust note. I just happen to like the look of quad tips. Like others on here, I picked up that 1LE diffuser for the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 02-11-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By the85darkknight
PAC Kit with Maestro RR - Some Functions Disabled

I installed a PAC dash kit with a Maestro-enabled radio, and I used the Maestro RR interface instead of the PAC one to take advantage of the Maestro capabilities. I noticed that a couple of things...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-19-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By the85darkknight
I hope your isolators worked out for you. I...

I hope your isolators worked out for you. I grounded my dimming wire on my radio as I was reading that is sometimes an issue. I have to try tapping the ground wire out of the amp and grounding that...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 01-19-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By the85darkknight
I am answering this question here as well in...

I am answering this question here as well in addition to the message I sent to you, Kloudkicker1.

If one purchases the PAC dash kit, it will come with the interface module and wiring harness...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 12-08-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By the85darkknight
Are you referring to the one under the steering...

Are you referring to the one under the steering column? If so, that was simple to get to, but grabbing and opening that wire’s insulation was no simple task.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 12-08-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By the85darkknight
Keep looking on eBay. They show up frequently. ...

Keep looking on eBay. They show up frequently. I got mine for $40. The only trouble I had was tapping the dome light wire. They look fantastic.
Forum: Wash/Wash/Detailing and Cosmetic Maintenance Parts 11-24-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By the85darkknight
I snagged the cover already.

I snagged the cover already.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-16-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By the85darkknight
Do you have a factory camera or an aftermarket...

Do you have a factory camera or an aftermarket one? I am curious about this one myself to just have the camera always on. If you can tap the power wire, you can insert a switch to have the camera...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-16-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By the85darkknight
Those dash kits should fit all 5th gens with the...

Those dash kits should fit all 5th gens with the same dashboard. As far as I know, the 2012-2015 ZL1s maintain that dashboard. Your options are as follows for dash kits:

-SCOSCHE GM5201AB...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-16-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By the85darkknight
I have isolators on both of my aftermarket amps...

I have isolators on both of my aftermarket amps along with grounding the new radio to that spot I mentioned earlier. I still have some kind of buzzing/background hiss. My amplifiers are grounded to...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-09-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By the85darkknight
I have a s u b t h u m p stealth enclosure for a...

I have a s u b t h u m p stealth enclosure for a 12" sub (same enclosure for the 10" and similar to the convertible box), and I love it. They didn't quite consider aftermarket rear speakers in the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-09-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By the85darkknight
Consider tapping that same ground wire and...

Consider tapping that same ground wire and running it to the ground under the radio. That same issue is happening for me. I have ground loop isolators on all of my RCAs right now.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 10-06-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By the85darkknight
Have aftermarket deck - now what for new amp?

I did that. I did not want to risk that alternator whine. I had that on my last car. Will do the same thing for my subwoofer installation. Gents, this is amazing advice!

Definitely use the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 10-05-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By the85darkknight
The FARK comes with a harness that lets you use...

The FARK comes with a harness that lets you use the factory wire that comes out of the factory plug from the amplifier. It also taps the wire from the front of the car to turn it into RCAs for audio...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-22-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,584
Posted By the85darkknight
I just upgraded my head unit to a Kenwood...

I just upgraded my head unit to a Kenwood DDX9906XR with the iDatalink Maestro interface and the PAC dash kit. You retain your factory look, and all of your HUD information is retained with this...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 09-16-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By the85darkknight
You will have full range. The white wires are...

You will have full range. The white wires are only there to maintain full range of the factory tweeter/woofer with an aftermarket amp. Since you are installing your own speakers, this is the route...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 09-16-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By the85darkknight
Connect your speakers using the grey wires from...

Connect your speakers using the grey wires from your aftermarket harness. You can cut one connector off. Either tape off or ignore the white wires. For neatness, I left the white wires attached to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-13-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By the85darkknight
This is definitely worth it. My last one took...

This is definitely worth it. My last one took the brunt of the damage rear ending a truck. Highly recommended on the highway. Take off when you are just rolling through town. You will appreciate...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 09-11-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By the85darkknight
You have been PM’d. I have a 2012 V6 I am...

You have been PM’d. I have a 2012 V6 I am interested in installing this on.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-11-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By the85darkknight
This is perfect. Thank you!

This is perfect. Thank you!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-10-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By the85darkknight
V6 Suspension Upgrade Combo: SS and ZL1

I am new to suspension work. I have an opportunity to purchase an SS rear sway bar with the possibility of a ZL1 convertible front stabilizer bar. What are the advantages/disadvantages of such a...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-09-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By the85darkknight
It is tied to the last slot that was filled. ...

It is tied to the last slot that was filled. Make sure that you tell a potential buyer that. The tuner may be willing to open a slot for the buyer as long as they work out something.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-09-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By the85darkknight
I recommend unlinking it from your vehicle before...

I recommend unlinking it from your vehicle before selling. Contact your tuner. I have seen $125-180.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-03-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By the85darkknight
I fixed it. Will may have been correct anyway...

I fixed it. Will may have been correct anyway with having the firmware loaded by the Beta version. However, I noticed that I was putting the tune files in a different place than he suggested. I...
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