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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-20-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By lbls1
Could be traction control/or yaw control kicking...

Could be traction control/or yaw control kicking in. Car sounds healthy otherwise.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-17-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 860
Posted By lbls1
Tune-up with new plugs and wires, check for...

Tune-up with new plugs and wires, check for leaks, and change oil diligently, and you should get another 100k miles out of it.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-17-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,058
Posted By lbls1
Even better! Sometimes it happens, where you get...

Even better! Sometimes it happens, where you get a problem car. Its best to be rid of a problematic car, as life will be far better with something that's dependable and well running. I've seen...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-16-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,244
Posted By lbls1
The ZL1 is no slouch, unless you are used to...

The ZL1 is no slouch, unless you are used to driving 800 rwh cars. Its best suit, however, is handling and steering. Someone mentioned the steering of the 5th gens; The ZL1 had the sharpest...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-16-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By lbls1
If its exposed to excessive moisture or water...

If its exposed to excessive moisture or water then rust is always a possibility, especially underneath the chassis. If the car was driven daily during wet weather then expect to see some signs of...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-16-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,321
Posted By lbls1
No surprise, as this is how depreciation works. ...

No surprise, as this is how depreciation works. It actually isn't that bad; I've seen 95k cars go for 35k with only 4 years and not quite so many miles. Its the nature of the beast. Do not expect...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-12-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,244
Posted By lbls1
400 vs. 323 is a fairly big difference....not...

400 vs. 323 is a fairly big difference....not night and day but it will be noticeable. Additionally, the torque difference will punctuate the feel even more.

Aside from this, I typically would...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-10-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,178
Posted By lbls1
Its not about which one is faster...go figure. ...

Its not about which one is faster...go figure. It is about image. It is my belief that one of the reasons why Camaro was such a hit in the 5th gen and the legend of Camaro being as popular as it is...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-05-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By lbls1
Try marketing your car as Camaro SS with SLP...

Try marketing your car as Camaro SS with SLP modifications, which you do say in the ad.

Good luck. Make sure that your price is in line with the market. At that asking price, realize that most...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-05-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,178
Posted By lbls1
Chevrolet and GM will need to figure out how to...

Chevrolet and GM will need to figure out how to market the car more effectively if it intends to compete and lead the market. These guys have been in the business long enough to know how to "figure...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,201
Posted By lbls1
Its hard to say just from the titles. We need to...

Its hard to say just from the titles. We need to know price, condition, options etc. You really can't pick one over the other without considering the condition, relative value, and value to the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-03-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By lbls1
Do you know how long the battery has been in the...

Do you know how long the battery has been in the car? Batteries nowadays in general will not last very long. You can extend the life of the battery by putting a tender on it (in fact, what you...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-02-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,806
Posted By lbls1
You don't have a lot of miles; I'd just assume...

You don't have a lot of miles; I'd just assume to keep it.

If you are really itching for a change, then buy the car that you want, instead of what others tell you. In the end, you are paying the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 07-02-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,169
Posted By lbls1
You do have to be careful with these. I go extra...

You do have to be careful with these. I go extra SLOW for turn in ramps etc. I don't care if someone is annoyed behind me; Its my car and I'll do whatever it takes to take care of it. The car is...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-29-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,049
Posted By lbls1
You would only do this if you were truly strapped...

You would only do this if you were truly strapped for funds. The potential liability in upkeep and damages would make renting your personal car an ill choice to make revenue.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-29-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By lbls1
These cars will be relatively low mileage...

These cars will be relatively low mileage Camaros. You can drive them daily, but many (myself included) drive these sparingly and/or on special days.

Great choice; Enjoy it.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-26-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,014
Posted By lbls1
My op is this: My prime car(s) have to look the...

My op is this: My prime car(s) have to look the part: That means they have to drive good, act good, and especially look good. Looking good to me means No dents, No scratches, No idiot marks...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-25-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,014
Posted By lbls1
All cars depreciate, so figure about a 60%...

All cars depreciate, so figure about a 60% depreciation or more by year 8. Now, if you keep your car is mint condition (appearance, miles) then you can ask a small premium above the book value...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-22-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By lbls1
Been there, done that. Word to the wise; You...

Been there, done that. Word to the wise; You don't want to hit me in the back.

Good luck.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-22-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 10,237
Posted By lbls1
Well let's see: If I didn't have a 5th gen then...

Well let's see:
If I didn't have a 5th gen then it would definitely be a 6th gen. because Chevrolet has done great things with the platform, and has transformed the Aussie chassis into a competent...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-20-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,892
Posted By lbls1
Accepted no responsibility???? That dealer would...

Accepted no responsibility???? That dealer would not like me afterwards. They would rather cough up the money and fix my car than to be in court. I'd sue their asses raw if they tried that on me.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-18-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,892
Posted By lbls1
The scratch doesn't look bad. You could polish...

The scratch doesn't look bad. You could polish it down to nothing or even try wetsanding it. Take my advice: If you want to avoid future incidents like this then do not let the car go...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-14-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By lbls1
That is the reflective coating on a mirror that...

That is the reflective coating on a mirror that flaked off. This typically happens with much older cars or with defective mirrors. I'm surprised to see this after a couple of years. My guess would...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-13-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,572
Posted By lbls1
If the damage was extensive then I would want the...

If the damage was extensive then I would want the car to be totaled. If the insurance company wants to fix it, then unless the shop can guarantee that they will be able to put the car back to specs...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-11-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,096
Posted By lbls1
Its fine. I normally change oil at 3,000 miles...

Its fine. I normally change oil at 3,000 miles (4,000 miles for the dd), or no more than one (1) oil change a year for my stored cars. Its good to do at least two changes a year at no more than...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-11-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By lbls1
Truly inspiring tale. The only things that I...

Truly inspiring tale. The only things that I have to add or advise you on are the following:

1. Decide on the theme of your car: In terms of modification. Do you want minimal, tasteful mods,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-07-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,772
Posted By lbls1
Everyone will have to look at this as an end of...

Everyone will have to look at this as an end of an era. For those that cherish the cars that had character (I do) such as the generations of Camaros, the muscle cars of the golden age of the 1960's...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-05-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By lbls1
Nice going!

Nice going!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-04-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,866
Posted By lbls1
Good going. I don't fight, I don't run; I...

Good going. I don't fight, I don't run; I litigate and I mind my business. If a jerk makes the mistake of targeting me and damaging my property or person, that jerk had better be ready to spend a...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 06-01-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By lbls1
Body color. White car = white spoiler.

Body color. White car = white spoiler.
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