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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 12-04-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By Sparko
I did a little playing around with ethanol free...

I did a little playing around with ethanol free over the summer just to play. I run 93 normally, our ethanol free is 91. My foot is a little heavy and I have an mpg of around 19.3 with a nearly 50/50...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-10-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Sparko
Those are the GM 21" option wheels, just blacked...

Those are the GM 21" option wheels, just blacked out.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,853
Posted By Sparko
Yea this isn't actually a good way to think....

Yea this isn't actually a good way to think. Criminal tries to car Jack you, sees weapon, can anticipate your move before you make it. Common trope is dumb criminal, truth is dumb criminal isn't...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 11-09-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Sparko
I run Android auto on my phone and just Bluetooth...

I run Android auto on my phone and just Bluetooth stream it through the stereo on my 2010 2ss. I put the phone in top left of windshield.

Edit - stock BA system/stereo
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-01-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,812
Posted By Sparko
IDK what color you're working with but we pulled...

IDK what color you're working with but we pulled the front plate on my wife's charger and just used black push in trim clips. They are really all the bumper plugs are. They look fine, magnitudes...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-29-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Sparko
I sent you a pm, email me your log and tune.

I sent you a pm, email me your log and tune.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-29-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,644
Posted By Sparko
So I haven't been in one with a sunroof, am I to...

So I haven't been in one with a sunroof, am I to understand the sunroof has a lower interior roof?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-28-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,644
Posted By Sparko
Odd, I'm 6'3 and have plenty of headroom in my...

Odd, I'm 6'3 and have plenty of headroom in my '10. Do you like the seat fully vertical?

My only gripe is the rear visibility. The sight picture for lane changing and curved merging exit ramps is...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-27-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sparko
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-22-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Sparko
Have had good experiences with AEM gauges. They...

Have had good experiences with AEM gauges. They have a gauge right now that piggy backs your OBDII port to feed into HPT. It's the X-series 30-334
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-21-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sparko
Does this scanner show pending codes? I don't...

Does this scanner show pending codes? I don't tend to lean towards a burnt ecu bar some specific situations.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-21-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sparko
if you're trying to keep cost down by not having...

if you're trying to keep cost down by not having a shop diagnose this, I'm not sure why you gave up at checking rockers. Compression, timing, and spark are simple low cost checks that don't take much...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-20-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By Sparko
Thank you very much! That does loook nice. ...

Thank you very much! That does loook nice.



I'm unsure how much that would actually matter for me. If I wanna see additional data I hook up HPT atm. I'm also not overly familiar with the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-20-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By Sparko
That's pretty slick. I am torn between the PAK...

That's pretty slick. I am torn between the PAK and that I think. I like the factory control knob retention but this is slick too. Could you take a picture pulled away showing more of the dash, more...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-16-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sparko
While you're waiting for your friend to scan it,...

While you're waiting for your friend to scan it, you could hit any auto parts store for a compression tester. They are cheap and this is a quick check you can do yourself. Doesn't give a complete...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-15-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sparko
Make any headway on this? Curious what you find...

Make any headway on this? Curious what you find here.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 10-13-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Sparko
While I'm not a huge fan of the look(I personally...

While I'm not a huge fan of the look(I personally feel like the proportioning is wonky, though I would love to see this in person to make a better evaluation), I highly respect the work done to make...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-10-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Sparko
NY doesn't plug emissions sensors on the tailpipe...

NY doesn't plug emissions sensors on the tailpipe that I have seen yet so aside from a shop recognizing your cat situation is shop dependant.

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Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-10-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,804
Posted By Sparko
Um no. This is just false. The workers are not to...

Um no. This is just false. The workers are not to "blame" for wanting reasonable wages and benefits. I want to be paid for the work I do and time I invest in my profession and live comfortably, not...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-10-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Sparko
By coils I mean the ignition coils. If the...

By coils I mean the ignition coils. If the electrical system appears to be in good order, the next thing to check would be fuel or air. Obviously the motor will be getting air, but you check the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 10-10-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,804
Posted By Sparko
Woa I missed this......so short term...

Woa I missed this......so short term inconvenience trumps the wages and benefits workers depend upon? How about we be upset that employers are continually pushing workers down.

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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-10-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Sparko
You changed the plugs, how do the wires and coils...

You changed the plugs, how do the wires and coils look? I would inspect the coils for obvious deterioration and maybe replace the plug wires if they look original.

How does it sound when it's...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 10-05-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Sparko
This is why you can't just flip the connector to...

This is why you can't just flip the connector to fix the polarity. This is also the two different ways this could be made from the factory, common + or common -.

...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-05-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By Sparko
With all this going back and forth, it would be...

With all this going back and forth, it would be interesting to see a dyno pull with one in the manufactures spec location and one in the rear bung, data logged side by side.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 10-04-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By Sparko
A UEGO calibrated for 18" from the exhaust port...

A UEGO calibrated for 18" from the exhaust port would not read the same at the tail pipe as a tail pipe calibrated sensor. I'm not saying you can't make the reading there, but you have to use the...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 10-03-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Sparko
If this is an RGB LED setup and the 4-wire...

If this is an RGB LED setup and the 4-wire connector goes to the LED strip, flipping the connector won't work because 1 wire should be constant hot (or ground) and the other three would be opposite....
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-30-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By Sparko
If you're installing a wideband, it's to...

If you're installing a wideband, it's to accurately monitor the combustion mixture as it's exiting the cylinder. As the gas flows through the system it continues to react and begins to condense. If...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-27-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Sparko
Awesome! I always enjoy watching new videos on...

Awesome! I always enjoy watching new videos on tuning. Can't wait to watch them a little later, bookmarked. Thanks!
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-27-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Sparko
Yea I'm pretty sure this is where I have settled....

Yea I'm pretty sure this is where I have settled. I was just over thinking it and making something big out of something not.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-25-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Sparko
Things to keep in mind too.....Does whoever is...

Things to keep in mind too.....Does whoever is making the gain claim state if the car has ANY other mods to support or if it is bone stock. Simple things like a CAI or header will support that...
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