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Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-20-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By DriftNDraft
The GM Lowering Kits for the LS/LT are to be used...

The GM Lowering Kits for the LS/LT are to be used only if the car has 20-inch tires. The lowering kit specifically excludes cars with 18-inch tires. I can only guess it's because there may be...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-10-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,620
Posted By DriftNDraft
You absolutely can have the dealer install the GM...

You absolutely can have the dealer install the GM lowering kit after you take delivery.

It's worth remembering that unlike most aftermarket lowering kits, which are made up of just front and rear...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-10-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By DriftNDraft
FE2 is for LS/LT, FE3 is for LT1/SS. Note that...

FE2 is for LS/LT, FE3 is for LT1/SS. Note that the front stabilizer bar on the FE2 has plastic end links, the ones on the FE3 are steel.

From the Suspension Megathread...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-25-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By DriftNDraft
The front springs are specific to the engine...

The front springs are specific to the engine weight, transmission type, and suspension tune. Lots of different springs came on these cars. See here...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 03-24-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By DriftNDraft
Not only that, but unlike the third-party...

Not only that, but unlike the third-party solutions, the GM kit has new shocks that have the location of their travel centers moved to account for the lower ride height of the springs. You're not...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-06-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By DriftNDraft
The majority of valve spring failures occur...

The majority of valve spring failures occur within a few hundred miles, although a few cases have occurred later than that. But at 3500 miles your chances of running into this are pretty much nil.
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 12-27-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By DriftNDraft
You can sell the rear calipers. They won't work...

You can sell the rear calipers. They won't work as a swap on a LT due to the parking brake being different than a SS or ZL1. The fronts will fit.
...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-11-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,047
Posted By DriftNDraft
It's only the pads that are copper-free....

It's only the pads that are copper-free. Copper-free brake pads exist to meet environmental standards in some states. The brake dust containing copper can run off roads into streams and rivers and...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-14-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,372
Posted By DriftNDraft
Maybe this is why you can no longer get the GMPP...

Maybe this is why you can no longer get the GMPP cold air intake for 2022.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-22-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,748
Posted By DriftNDraft
The GMPP cold air intake was a dealer-installed...

The GMPP cold air intake was a dealer-installed item on my 2020 SS 1LE and was listed on the window sticker. I'm not sure what changed with the TSB reflash, or even if the dealer never flashed it...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-16-2021, 03:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,530
Posted By DriftNDraft
Al Oppenheiser, former Camaro Chief Engineer,...

Al Oppenheiser, former Camaro Chief Engineer, commenting on the rearward-facing strut tower braces:

"If you consider the modal analysis of the body structure, the shock towers move from side to...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-17-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,553
Posted By DriftNDraft
I've been rereading these posts with "dog"...

I've been rereading these posts with "dog" replaced by "wife". Kinda entertaining.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-13-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,993
Posted By DriftNDraft
My 2018 Camaro V6 A8 would downshift and act like...

My 2018 Camaro V6 A8 would downshift and act like what I thought was going into neutral if I was cornering hard through a curved on-ramp. I thought at first it was low on fluid, but had it checked...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-31-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,205
Posted By DriftNDraft
Did you have any issues with the screws going...

Did you have any issues with the screws going into the fender, or are they short enough just to be into the splash guard?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-25-2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,888
Posted By DriftNDraft
The GM CAI comes with an ECM calibration included...

The GM CAI comes with an ECM calibration included to prevent a lean MAF reading. If your dealer uses a VIN for a 2018 or newer V6 instead of a 2016-17 when they reflash the ECM, they’ll get an error...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-24-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,888
Posted By DriftNDraft
There is no GM cold air performance intake for...

There is no GM cold air performance intake for the 2018 and up V6 Camaros, only the 2016-17 V6s. I think it has something to do with encryption of the ECM starting in 2018 and GM not adding a...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-22-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,915
Posted By DriftNDraft
In North America, only Quebec requires winter...

In North America, only Quebec requires winter tires. Some North American locations also require winter tires or chains in certain mountainous areas. Many European countries also require winter tires...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-21-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,915
Posted By DriftNDraft
Sorry, I'm not sure what you mean. Aren't the...

Sorry, I'm not sure what you mean. Aren't the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ tires and the OP's stock Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric ROFs both all season tires? I was talking about the differences between...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-21-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,915
Posted By DriftNDraft
Despite marketing, "all season" doesn't mean what...

Despite marketing, "all season" doesn't mean what a lot of people think it means.

All season tires are made to have their best performance from about 32 degrees F to about 70 degrees F. They trade...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-15-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 28,034
Posted By DriftNDraft
Got to drive it 400 miles before the snow hit...

Got to drive it 400 miles before the snow hit last fall. No issues as of yet.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-15-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 28,034
Posted By DriftNDraft
Does anyone know if any of the LT1 engines with...

Does anyone know if any of the LT1 engines with defective valve springs were built in Bowling Green KY? Most Camaro V8 engines and LT2 Corvette engines are built at Tonawanda Engine in Buffalo, New...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 03-14-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 45,532
Posted By DriftNDraft
Finally got warm enough in MN to check. The...

Finally got warm enough in MN to check. The plaque is there. 2020 Camaro 1SS 1LE, M6, built 07/2020.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 02-17-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By DriftNDraft
There's a 3.6% front increase and 1.2% rear...

There's a 3.6% front increase and 1.2% rear increase in the number of tire revs per mile when going from the tires on the 1LE V6 to the tires on the SS 1LE. Not sure if that makes any real-world...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-27-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,509
Posted By DriftNDraft
Check the end links on your front sway bar. If...

Check the end links on your front sway bar. If they're metal (very likely), you have a FE3 bar. If they're plastic, the bar is FE2.
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 07-28-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By DriftNDraft
Sledgehammer70 had the same issue. You need to...

Sledgehammer70 had the same issue. You need to reroute the wiring harness or install wheel spacers. See here (https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449791).
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 07-10-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,075
Posted By DriftNDraft
There's also different bracing on FE3 cars...

There's also different bracing on FE3 cars (compare the LT to the SS below). Other members here with V6 1LEs confirmed that their cars have at least the front shear panel added. FE2 LT cars do not....
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 07-04-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,075
Posted By DriftNDraft
Both the SS and V6 1LE Camaro come with a FE3...

Both the SS and V6 1LE Camaro come with a FE3 suspension, but the springs on each are not the same. The springs are different between the two FE3 packages to compensate for the weights of the V6 and...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 05-04-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By DriftNDraft
Iíve asked about this brace before. Itís not on...

Iíve asked about this brace before. Itís not on my 2018 V6 RS A8 either, but apparently it is installed on the V6 1LE. Would be nice to know if itís part of the FE3 suspension package and if it will...
Forum: Suspension | Brakes | Chassis 01-16-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By DriftNDraft
The short answer is that you can only easily swap...

The short answer is that you can only easily swap the front brakes on a LT if you're installing the SS Brembo brakes. The rears are much, much more difficult because the parking brake design is...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-05-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,589
Posted By DriftNDraft
I have a little over 15K miles on my 2018 V6 RS...

I have a little over 15K miles on my 2018 V6 RS and have never felt anything when switching from V6 to V4 mode. I'm hoping that it stays that way. We'll see.
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