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Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-27-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,283
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi all, I just switched to the 0W40 Mobil 1...

Hi all,

I just switched to the 0W40 Mobil 1 ESP in my '18 ZLE. I don't track the car, but I live in the hot desert, so I felt the higher viscosity would be better, even for the street. I'm...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 02-15-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By jjgi5150
Arizona.....Yea!!!!!

Hi to any ZL1 folks in the Phoenix area. I just moved to Goodyear and am looking for feedback on what Chevy dealer to use for service in the area.

Also...cars and coffee and shows/events.
...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 01-22-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,698
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi all, In my opinion, the ZLE 6060 is the...

Hi all,
In my opinion, the ZLE 6060 is the very best close ratio manual that's out there. Handles a lot of power, spot on ratios, a great factory shifter. It reminds me of a 60's era M21 or M22,...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-27-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 58,177
Posted By jjgi5150
Hey Chad, Good luck with repair. ...

Hey Chad,



Good luck with repair. What dealer are you using to get it fixed?


JJ
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-26-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 58,177
Posted By jjgi5150
I may well do that. Every person has different...

I may well do that. Every person has different levels of concern, for very different, personal or professional reasons. Mine are based on my lifestyle, needs, age and desires, l'm glad your...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-26-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 58,177
Posted By jjgi5150
Well, here we go again. A car within the same...

Well, here we go again. A car within the same build dates as me. I predict there will be a continued string of these failures, as GM has not really responded to the issue. Who knows what...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-25-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By jjgi5150
For sure l will...should be there around mid...

For sure l will...should be there around mid February.

Getting excited to leave this POS California!


JJ
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-25-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By jjgi5150
Dave, Those are awesome! What a perfect...

Dave,


Those are awesome! What a perfect package.

Where are you in AZ? Getting ready to move to Goodyear!


Happy holidays,
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 12-06-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,805
Posted By jjgi5150
I have to agree 100% with Can'tHave...the very...

I have to agree 100% with Can'tHave...the very best change for street driving. I'm certain the stock ZLE GY 3R's are the best for the track, but on the street, they were about 65%-70% gone at about...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-29-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,444
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi, I'm all in for the M6 in the ZLE, but...

Hi,

I'm all in for the M6 in the ZLE, but only the ZLE M6 because of the closer 6th gear than that in the standard ZL1 M6. I do not like the much bigger drop-off in 6th that the standard ZL1 M6...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-29-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 20,734
Posted By jjgi5150
Well, here in SoCal, there is STILL a very real...

Well, here in SoCal, there is STILL a very real ADM situation on the 350 and 350R. My local dealer has two white ones in stock, and the 350 is a $20k ADM and the 350R is a $50k ADM. I would never...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-26-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,325
Posted By jjgi5150
In my area of SoCal...it's the rep of blown FPC...

In my area of SoCal...it's the rep of blown FPC motors....and the STUPID STUPID STUPID $20k and $50k ADM's on the 350 and 350R. If l was gonna spend $120k it would be on a Porsche, not on a "blow me...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-22-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,786
Posted By jjgi5150
Dixie ZL1 I'm interested in the part...

Dixie ZL1


I'm interested in the part number for the "updated" oil pump you referenced above. Do you have a reference for this info? If there is an updated pump...l'd like to push my dealer to...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-22-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,786
Posted By jjgi5150
Maybe somebody with some GM connections can look...

Maybe somebody with some GM connections can look into this a bit more. It is, and should be, a concern for all the owners of these cars who are not modifying their engines. As Artryan stated above,...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-22-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,786
Posted By jjgi5150
Seems like we might be off-sync here....

I, like many others here, am worried about this oil pump issue. My 11/22/17 build date could be within the time frame suspected. I'm good so far with 6.5k miles...and l love the car.

But it...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-13-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,253
Posted By jjgi5150
Well... I guess at this time we'll just have...

Well...

I guess at this time we'll just have to wait and see what happens. It's a fact that GM will NEVER tell us what's what with this issue. I would have hoped they would...since it's an...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-13-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,253
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi there, Just curious as to how you...

Hi there,

Just curious as to how you determined the specific cut-off date of early November '17. My late November 2017 build ZLE has 6k miles, and no issues so far. But if there is a specific...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 09-06-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,816
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi, All my past performance cars were...

Hi,

All my past performance cars were stiffer than comfort-oriented cars. The ZLE is by far the best handling and most precise car l've ever owned. And it's all that right out of the box...no...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-22-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,504
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi all, Well, l qualify at 66. Was very...

Hi all,


Well, l qualify at 66. Was very active up through retirement at 65...still working as a patrol sergeant in law enforcement. On duty injuries in '17 started my retirement process. ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,842
Posted By jjgi5150
Well... I agree with all the responses so...

Well...

I agree with all the responses so far. It's insane to think that one might spend $120k...lose a motor after one or two track days like many GT350's have, and still think that's an OK...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-14-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,842
Posted By jjgi5150
OMG!!!!

Stopped in at my local Ford dealer for my free oil change on my Ford Edge. Walked into the showroom to check out two good looking white with black stripes GT350's. One was a standard, the other an...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-24-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,979
Posted By jjgi5150
This is the sad truth of it all. It is a...

This is the sad truth of it all. It is a software issue, that is somewhat helped by a new/better throttle body....but will never be fixed without a software update. The factory will never do this...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-19-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By jjgi5150
Welcome....great cars.....and another in support...

Welcome....great cars.....and another in support of your trans choice. The ZLE M6 is the best ratioed, smoothest shifting factory manual l've ever had. Much better than the 6060 that came in my '15...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-06-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,628
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi all, I for one am very glad to see GM...

Hi all,

I for one am very glad to see GM stop production on the ZL1's. If you look at the 20,302 1969 Z-28's that were manufactured, and what a pristine version of that car goes for now days, I...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 06-24-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,542
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi esm, Try this...I believe the...

Hi esm,



Try this...I believe the poster actually just removed the secondary cats, and left the rest of the system stock.
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 06-07-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,379
Posted By jjgi5150
Welcome!!! Great cars....best manual...

Welcome!!!


Great cars....best manual transmission ever...oh...and great color choice.


JJ
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-25-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By jjgi5150
I did a 500mi. first oil/filter change and then a...

I did a 500mi. first oil/filter change and then a 1500mi. oil/filter and tranny and rear end fluid change, all using PF64 and factory spec fluids. All dropped oils looked good with no excess metal...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-22-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,632
Posted By jjgi5150
OP.... My view...from a '15 Z/28 stock to a...

OP....

My view...from a '15 Z/28 stock to a stock '18 ZLE

The Z/28 motor was a great N/A powerhouse. For 99 out of 100, it has more than enough for the street, but obviously a lot less for...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-21-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By jjgi5150
A good choice for the money...for sure. Best...

A good choice for the money...for sure. Best performance car l have ever owned. However, it does have, IMO, the worst engine management software ever on a GM performance car. Way over rich...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-07-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By jjgi5150
Hi angry, Is there any possibility that the...

Hi angry,

Is there any possibility that the earlier accident you had and the subsequent repairs may have something to do with these problems? I'm wondering of they may have pinched a wire...
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