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Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted Today, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By SSDan
Free bump. I assume the little cutie in the...

Free bump. I assume the little cutie in the front seat is not included. She is adorable!


Awesome car too. Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-12-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By SSDan
I wouldn't go that far just yet. OP -...

I wouldn't go that far just yet.

OP - Overflow tanks need refilled from time to time. Mine was low. I used the same coolant as you as my tank was low as well. I topped off the tanks (note that...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 10-12-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By SSDan
Yep - that's the right gear. Video it if you can...

Yep - that's the right gear. Video it if you can at or near the rear. You will then enjoy listening to it again and again. Post up your results. Have fun!
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-08-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By SSDan
Plus if you just put the wheels on it takes a few...

Plus if you just put the wheels on it takes a few miles for the suspension to settle back down after having all 4 wheels in the air.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-08-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By SSDan
Here is the quick and dirty version of model and...

Here is the quick and dirty version of model and transmission choices:

Any model optioned with the 1LE package (handling package) comes only with a M6 tranny.

All 2016-2018 models except the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 10-07-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By SSDan
Welcome to the Forum! I'll share what I read...

Welcome to the Forum!

I'll share what I read as the general opinions expressed across the forum. The A10 in the ZL1 gets overall favorable comments about its performance on and off the track. ...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-29-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,573
Posted By SSDan
Well you're not really saying goodbye all the...

Well you're not really saying goodbye all the way. You get to visit your gen 6 any time you want. Congrats to your son and your whole Camaro family.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro Convertible 09-29-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 856
Posted By SSDan
I'll give your post a free bump so you're fellow...

I'll give your post a free bump so you're fellow vert owners can chime in.

I feel no sorrow not having a convertible. I don't like the sun and wind beating on me. The convertible top almost...
Forum: Cosmetic modifications (exterior and interior) 09-29-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By SSDan
I'm glad my pics inspired you. You did a great...

I'm glad my pics inspired you. You did a great job - better than mine!

FWIW - I have almost two years on my painted calipers and both the paint and decals looked good as the day I did them. BTW...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro Convertible 09-29-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,459
Posted By SSDan
Yes, I do. Just drove home from a car show about...

Yes, I do. Just drove home from a car show about 25 miles in the rain. I took first in class for GM - 2000 and newer! Had to beat out a bunch of C5, C6 and C7 Corvettes.

Now it's dirty again -...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 09-24-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By SSDan
LE

For what its worth - I heard Al O. speak at the 2017 Camaro Fest and he specifically spoke to the 1LE packages having only manual transmissions. In so many words he said they have no plans to match...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-23-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,906
Posted By SSDan
I've resisted jumping into these bench racing...

I've resisted jumping into these bench racing arguments but sometimes they are entertaining. Come on guys - does it matter if the rear diff overheats in 3 laps or 5 laps? Who would want to track any...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-22-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By SSDan
Unless I am not seeing straight - I's say you...

Unless I am not seeing straight - I's say you have more than a secondary cat delete as I see no muffler either. It looks to be straight piped from the primary cats back. So, indeed this is not a...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 09-18-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By SSDan
OP - Reporting back. I watched mine today in 5th...

OP - Reporting back. I watched mine today in 5th and 6th gear. It moves around about like yours. Note: The smoother the road the less vibration I saw - which makes common sense. I'm with...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 09-18-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By SSDan
I have some vibration but I don't know if it is...

I have some vibration but I don't know if it is that much. I'll check on my drive today and report back.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-17-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,967
Posted By SSDan
This has come up in numerous posts since the Gen...

This has come up in numerous posts since the Gen 6 came out. And yes unfortunately the M6 LT1 engines have the same lifters (AFM lifters) as the A8 engines. The only difference is that in the...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 09-13-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,317
Posted By SSDan
I agree. The car will tell you when its in too...

I agree. The car will tell you when its in too high of a gear for the rpm its at when you add throttle. It will lurch or buck a little - that is what I have always called lugging an engine. Just...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 09-10-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By SSDan
Not true for my M6 car. I have stalled it a...

Not true for my M6 car. I have stalled it a couple of times and I just pushed the clutch in and hit the starter button. It fired right back up. These were slow speed stalls so steering the car at...
Forum: Wheels | Tires -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-06-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By SSDan
That looks too close to the outside for me. . ...

That looks too close to the outside for me. . I'd pass on repairs on that one. FWIW - I did a patch/plug combo on a GY run flat that had a small nail puncture in the center of the tire. The repair...
Forum: Photos | Videos | Renderings 09-06-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By SSDan
I'll play. This was on the Tail of the Dragon...

I'll play. This was on the Tail of the Dragon last April.
Forum: Transmissions 09-05-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By SSDan
So, do tell - Do you have a "friend" who has...

So, do tell - Do you have a "friend" who has experienced a failure and got a warranty denial?
Forum: I4 Turbo LTG Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-05-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By SSDan
You can manually force a mechanical over rev by...

You can manually force a mechanical over rev by down shifting to a gear that once the clutch engages it forces the rpms above the engine's redline - aka "money shift". There are no electronic...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 09-01-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By SSDan
I have never gone to any dealership for any of my...

I have never gone to any dealership for any of my vehicles for these rip off service interval checks. I change my own filters and use a good local shop for fluid changes. I have saved thousands of...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 08-31-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By SSDan
As you mentioned - it can be turned off...

As you mentioned - it can be turned off permanently in the tune or you can install the eliminator cable. I did the tune out on my fifth gen and that was great. For my sixth gen I just shift above...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-29-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,142
Posted By SSDan
Yep, the tail of the dragon can be a lot of fun...

Yep, the tail of the dragon can be a lot of fun if the traffic is light. I got the chance to run it up and back twice (44 miles 1372 curves) earlier this year.

Everyone who can - should do it at...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-15-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By SSDan
Richland County Sheriff Dept. in South Carolina...

Richland County Sheriff Dept. in South Carolina (Columbia area) has a fleet of 16 Camaro SS patrol cars.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics 08-13-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By SSDan
I don't think its because no one cares but more...

I don't think its because no one cares but more so that this issue has been posted numerous times and no one has a definitive answer to give. Solutions that may or may not help have been battery...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-12-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By SSDan
Some of you guys are not helpful at all. His...

Some of you guys are not helpful at all. His first motor was modified with FBO and cam which means no factory warranty. He had a failure (piston to valve contact). He decided to go big with a new...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 08-11-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By SSDan
With any luck you should be OK especially since...

With any luck you should be OK especially since you kept an eye on oil pressure. I'd take it back to the dealership and make sure they have documented their screw up into your service records in...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-02-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By SSDan
Yes, you are missing the "K" in knob. Sorry -...

Yes, you are missing the "K" in knob. Sorry - just messing with you! ;)


I hope the tip to disconnect the battery to reboot the system works for you. Good luck and let us know how it turns...
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