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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-30-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By dfwcowboy
Platinum and iridium spark plugs are good for far...

Platinum and iridium spark plugs are good for far more than 30K miles. Premature failure has less to do with "weak and tear" and more to do with fouling caused by other issues.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-29-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By dfwcowboy
I have the opposite experience. It could be...

I have the opposite experience. It could be simply technique, but never liked applying wax with the buffer.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-29-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By dfwcowboy
I rarely use anything but a white pad. I don't...

I rarely use anything but a white pad. I don't apply wax with the polisher.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By dfwcowboy
The GM part is $851.44 after the NEW2018 Promo...

The GM part is $851.44 after the NEW2018 Promo code at ShopChevyParts. (https://www.shopchevyparts.com/performance/2017-camaro-performance-exhaust-with-lt1/84028865-p-92290215.html)


Even though...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-27-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By dfwcowboy
I will never use Carfax again. I bought a used...

I will never use Carfax again. I bought a used car from a dealership with a clean Carfax. Come to find out it had been wrecked previously and was obvious once you looked underneath. I was told by...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-27-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By dfwcowboy
My 2LT has it. With the M6 I'm not really sure...

My 2LT has it. With the M6 I'm not really sure what it does. I assume it alters how the traction control operates.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-24-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By dfwcowboy
For the last probably 10 cars I've owned I've had...

For the last probably 10 cars I've owned I've had very few powertrain issues. The reason I got rid of them is because of all the other minor things that started wearing out and taking up my time...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-24-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By dfwcowboy
A tire with a nail going straight through that's...

A tire with a nail going straight through that's not near the sidewall can generally be fixed with a plug alone. If done properly, the plug will vulcanize and last the life of the tire. A nail going...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 08-23-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By dfwcowboy
I have the one below and I’m very happy with it. ...

I have the one below and I’m very happy with it. It’s very versatile in that you can mount it anywhere on your windshield, it does an excellent job of keeping it secure, and it’s very small and...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 08-23-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By dfwcowboy
I just got an email reply and was told there will...

I just got an email reply and was told there will be an open runway. So I think I'll land Saturday morning and leave when I've seen enough.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-23-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By dfwcowboy
I have those on my LT. I'm not sure what the...

I have those on my LT. I'm not sure what the differences are if any between the V6 and the V8, but they look identical on the outside. I'm quite happy with them. The sound isn't much at low RPM,...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launching Discussion 08-23-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By dfwcowboy
Has anyone ever went as a spectator? It looks...

Has anyone ever went as a spectator? It looks like one of the runways may be left open so I'm thinking about flying in. I'm just wondering if there's much to see and do in the way of vendors and...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-22-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By dfwcowboy
I got Xpel done on my front bumper, rockers up to...

I got Xpel done on my front bumper, rockers up to the crease, and rear bumper behind the rear tires done for $775 in Dallas (http://www.dfwclearbra.com/). The install was first rate and took about...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-22-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By dfwcowboy
I drive mine daily including in the rain and I...

I drive mine daily including in the rain and I did so with my 5th gen as well. I have the 245/40 all season Goodyear F1 all the way around. I don't think I'd want to drive anything wider than that...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-21-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 1,355,836
Posted By dfwcowboy
I did blue locktight on mine as well. Iím...

I did blue locktight on mine as well. Iím probably never going to check if they are still tight, so it gives a bit of insurance against losing them.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-21-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6,304
Views: 1,355,836
Posted By dfwcowboy
I donít have pics of mine at the moment, but itís...

I donít have pics of mine at the moment, but itís pretty easy to tell where they go because thereís cutouts in the rocker panels. In the front thereís two cutouts on each side and in the rear thereís...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-20-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,502
Posted By dfwcowboy
I never got the rock guards on my 5th gen LT and...

I never got the rock guards on my 5th gen LT and had quite a bit of pitting on my rockers and rear quarter panel. Lesson learned was Xpel and rock guards. I'm sure wider tires are worse.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-20-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,800
Posted By dfwcowboy
I actually liked Klasse better, simply because it...

I actually liked Klasse better, simply because it lasted longer and seemed to offer better protection. It didn't give you that show car finish like you got with Zaino, but for daily drivers I prefer...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-19-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,800
Posted By dfwcowboy
2 months ago. They did give me a 10% military...

2 months ago. They did give me a 10% military discount. I got out 30 years ago.:D
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 08-15-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By dfwcowboy
Itís fine as far as Iím concerned, but I donít...

Itís fine as far as Iím concerned, but I donít mess with the phone much once itís in the mount as I have the USB connection. Most everything I need is in CarPlay. If you want to do more button...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-15-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,800
Posted By dfwcowboy
I had my entire front bumper, rocker panels up to...

I had my entire front bumper, rocker panels up to the crease in the door, and behind the rear wheels done with XPEL for $780. I’m very pleased with the work and would go back to the same place.
...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-15-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,225
Posted By dfwcowboy
They are original equipment on the redline...

They are original equipment on the redline edition and probably some others.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Nav, Radar, Electronics 08-14-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By dfwcowboy
I have the console mount. The horizontal...

I have the console mount. The horizontal dimension is 1 15/16". The vertical dimension at the point in which it becomes flat after the curve is 3 1/4" to the top.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-14-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By dfwcowboy
Doesn't work on my 2018 2LT. YMMV. ...

Doesn't work on my 2018 2LT. YMMV.



That's going to greatly depend on the volume and type of sound you want. If you can manage it, best to get together with local Camaro owners and see what...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 08-14-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,223
Posted By dfwcowboy
I has the exact same Xpel job done and it took...

I has the exact same Xpel job done and it took about 3-4 hours with 3 guys working on it.


Ceramic coating can vary widely depending on how much prep work needs to be done, how many coats they...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 08-12-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By dfwcowboy
A foam gun or a foam canon is a nice thing to...

A foam gun or a foam canon is a nice thing to have. The latter requires a power washer. I detailed my spot free wash setup in another thread.
https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=532801...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 08-12-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By dfwcowboy
Brakes are for amateurs and keeping you from...

Brakes are for amateurs and keeping you from rolling backwards on a hill.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-12-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,576
Posted By dfwcowboy
69 Z28, all numbers matching. Silver with black...

69 Z28, all numbers matching. Silver with black stripe. Buddy of mine had one back in the day. Always regret not picking that one up when I could have gotten it cheap.
Forum: CANADA 08-11-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By dfwcowboy
The one I used bills itself as a coating, but...

The one I used bills itself as a coating, but they also claim a 2 year lifespan. So if it isn't permanent, it seems to me that it should be called a sealant or at least that seems like a better...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-10-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,502
Posted By dfwcowboy
As far as "cool" goes, that generally applies to...

As far as "cool" goes, that generally applies to the feelings attached to what other people think. At some point, most people start to care less about what other people think.



I have the...
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