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Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-15-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By 50MileSmile
Not true - this is a brand-new product just...

Not true - this is a brand-new product just introduced by Chevrolet. The oddest thing is that it carries no suggested retail price; itís up to the dealer to set the price. :confused0068:
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-15-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By 50MileSmile
Yes, but the weird thing is thereís no filler to...

Yes, but the weird thing is thereís no filler to replace it once youíve drained it. :iono:
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-15-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,581
Posted By 50MileSmile
Run away from any car with a branded title, lemon...

Run away from any car with a branded title, lemon law or not, unless you want to own the car for the rest of your life.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-13-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,278,996
Posted By 50MileSmile
Was the 1LE banner part of a complete king-size...

Was the 1LE banner part of a complete king-size sheet set with pillowcases and a fitted sheet? :bellyroll:

Seriously, what was the source of the banner?
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-11-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By 50MileSmile
The problem with using Road Warrior or the 3M...

The problem with using Road Warrior or the 3M spray on a brand-new car is that the manufacturers recommend waxing the car before using the protectant.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-11-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By 50MileSmile
Go to xpel.com and see if you can order Xpel’s...

Go to xpel.com and see if you can order Xpel’s Tracwrap for overnight delivery to your dealer Monday. You can also use the installer locater on the website for your home town and destination town (or...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-08-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,532
Posted By 50MileSmile
My sister is a cancer survivor too. Take your...

My sister is a cancer survivor too. Take your hatred, sexism and lack of understanding elsewhere, troll.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-08-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By 50MileSmile
This info is for US models, but the basics should...

This info is for US models, but the basics should be the same. There are two fuse box locations - the Engine Compartment Fuse Block and the Rear Compartment Fuse Block (on the right side, under the...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-08-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,143
Posted By 50MileSmile
Sort of sounds like a Mustang GT - not even the...

Sort of sounds like a Mustang GT - not even the Mustang PPs that are not designed to run on the track... :dizzy:

BTW, the 1LE for the 4-cylinder does include heavy-duty cooling including, engine...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-05-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 296,607
Posted By 50MileSmile
That’s not a fake grill. Although it looks...

That’s not a fake grill.

Although it looks dorky, the panel/grill directs the incoming air exactly where the engineers want it to go for aero reasons. If left wide open, all that high-pressure air...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-05-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,513
Posted By 50MileSmile
In addition, many lemoned cars are donated to...

In addition, many lemoned cars are donated to high school or trade school auto mechanics programs, where they spend the rest of their lives being unassembled and reassembled.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-05-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 296,607
Posted By 50MileSmile
The testing on the original flowtie showed that...

The testing on the original flowtie showed that it added a small but significant amount of cooling air. I don’t know about testing of the ‘19s, but any additional hole in the front end should...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 296,607
Posted By 50MileSmile
I finally got to see new ‘19s parked in a line...

I finally got to see new ‘19s parked in a line with several ‘18s, so I could compare them side-by-side. Sorry, but there’s no getting around it - the ‘19s are not good-looking cars.

The front-end...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-04-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,513
Posted By 50MileSmile
Especially when you are painfully unhappy, but...

Especially when you are painfully unhappy, but have only posted 7 complaining messages in a couple of years.



This also happens when going over railroad tracks or a long stretch of rough,...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-04-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By 50MileSmile
I donít understand. Whatís wrong with following...

I donít understand. Whatís wrong with following the factory recommendations in the ownerís manual? Over the years, Iíve seen a lot of guys try to save money on oil and fluid changes or take someone...
Forum: Transmissions 10-04-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By 50MileSmile
Me too, but I made the mistake of buying a BMW M2...

Me too, but I made the mistake of buying a BMW M2 with the DCT before my 1LE. It was the most disappointing and boring car I ever owned - as exciting to drive as my 87-year-old motherís Altima - so I...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-04-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,047
Posted By 50MileSmile
I always use OEM filters during the warranty...

I always use OEM filters during the warranty period, so there’s never any dispute if there’s an oiling-related problem with the engine.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-03-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By 50MileSmile
Startup on production of the 2019s was 8/20/18,...

Startup on production of the 2019s was 8/20/18, but I haven’t seen an official end-of-production date for the 2018s.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-03-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By 50MileSmile
Adding 10 to the A is not enough for a full-blown...

Adding 10 to the A is not enough for a full-blown test, especially when there are so many new or heavily revised cars for 2019. For example, isn’t Ford up to about PP8 on the Mustang now? :sm0:
...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-03-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By 50MileSmile
No - there are thin strips of two-sided foam...

No - there are thin strips of two-sided foam adhesive tape to hold the mount in place at the top and bottom; those are the only places it touches the interior. (The bottom of the mount actually has a...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-03-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By 50MileSmile
The ProClip console mount is solid as a rock, out...

The ProClip console mount is solid as a rock, out of the way of the passenger and convenient to use. I also Velcroed my garage door opener to the back of it.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-03-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By 50MileSmile
Do a search here - there are a couple of...

Do a search here - there are a couple of extensive threads on this topic that list the best color matches for each product. If you want all the blacks to match, wrap everything, but keep in mind that...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-03-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,083
Posted By 50MileSmile
At what rpm are you shifting? Why donít you just...

At what rpm are you shifting? Why donít you just hit 1,900 in first, which defeats the CAGS and will allow you to shift into second?
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-03-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,083
Posted By 50MileSmile
If you don’t try to shift from first to second...

If you don’t try to shift from first to second until you get to about 1,800-1,900 rpm, you’ll bypass the system.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-02-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,083
Posted By 50MileSmile
CAGS affects fuel economy, which obviously...

CAGS affects fuel economy, which obviously affects emissions. More revs equals more gas burned and more dirty junk out the exhaust - both of which EPA finds objectionable.

Technically, Corporate...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-02-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,083
Posted By 50MileSmile
This is true - a dealer would be in violation of...

This is true - a dealer would be in violation of federal law for modifying anything that has to do with emissions controls. The fines are huge, and the EPA doesn’t mess around. I can’t believe any...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-02-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By 50MileSmile
If your factory wrap has imperfections, you...

If your factory wrap has imperfections, you should have it replaced under warranty. The factory wrap offers no protection at all; in fact, it nicks and chips worse than paint, plus the hood color...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-01-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By 50MileSmile
The splitter and mirrors take a beating, so it’s...

The splitter and mirrors take a beating, so it’s smart to protect them. FYI, all the black parts match extremely well when covered with Xpel Stealth. I did not cover the rear spoiler because it’s too...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-01-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,823
Posted By 50MileSmile
$2K more, and you’re into a new 1SS 1LE if you...

$2K more, and you’re into a new 1SS 1LE if you can finagle GM Supplier Pricing.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 10-01-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,268
Posted By 50MileSmile
Instead of sacrificing the health of your eyes,...

Instead of sacrificing the health of your eyes, get a pair of polarized sunglasses that have the polarization pattern rotated 90 degrees. To see what this looks like, rotate your sunglasses 90...
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