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  1. svede1212
    11-19-2016 05:24 PM - permalink
    svede1212
    GTO = comfort and a little rarity. Camaro = more support and parts, a trade off with comfort and driving visibility. probably better resale too
  2. Rmb5190
    11-18-2016 03:39 PM - permalink
    Rmb5190
    Hey, wanted to ask your opinion on the subject since you have seen just about every phase of the GTO's existence. As you saw from a previous post, I am really considering the GTO for sale in the area. There is also a couple really good deals on 2010 and 2011 Camaro SS in the area as well. The GTO is a A4 and the Camaros are all L99 models. They are all the same price; give or take $500.00. They seem pretty even with stock speed and the GTO seems to have an edge comfort wise while the L99s have more tech. I've seen some other members jump from the GTO to other models and wanted to get your opinion. If you were in my shoes and were making the decision, would you go for the 2010/2011 Camaro SS or would you still go with the GTO?
  3. Bryce108
    08-01-2016 01:33 PM - permalink
    Bryce108
    Hey, I want to change out my motor mounts on my manual 05. What mounts should i get? and what hardware will I need do completely do the motor mounts?
  4. doww301
    10-28-2015 12:58 AM - permalink
    doww301
    Hi Jerry;
    I had this posted for about a day and a half and have had no answers to my questions. I was hoping you could shed some light on this for me. Here is what I posted: I was removing the rear hoist bracket to install a fast 102 and I accidentally broke the 3 pin female plug that goes into the oil pressure sending unit. I found a replacement plug at parts geek, but the wires aren't color coded like the factory three wire harness. There is a green wire, a yellow and green wire and a brown and white wire. I need to know which wire goes to the single plug that is closest to the snap connector, and also which ones go to the bottom left and right connections. Any help would be greatly appreciated as this is not covered in the shop manuals. Thanks in Advance!!
    doww301
  5. doww301
    10-19-2015 09:43 PM - permalink
    doww301
    Hi Jerry: I first wanted to thank you for all the help you've given me with all the questions I've asked you! If you would please indulge me with one more. I have a fast 102 intake for LS2 and, I attempted to install it yesterday, 10/18. However, there is a bracket for hoisting the engine up that's located just behind the intake manifold- not a problem for the stocker, but, it seems to be a big problem for the 102. I was able to reach around the back and found one bolt which I think is 17mm. I was also told by somebody that he THINKS there is a second bolt somewhere in there, but I haven't found it so far. Anyway, I think I can get the top bolt out with a pivoting/ratcheting wrench. Since I know you also have a 102 intake, I figured you must have dealt with this issue. So, if you could please tell me how you removed that bracket with the engine in the car I would really appreciate it! Thanks again for all your help and patience!

    Don Wallace
    doww301
  6. KarliniSmeagol11
    06-07-2015 07:35 PM - permalink
    KarliniSmeagol11
    Svede1212 - I have the 6 speed manual - thanks for your input I really appreciate it and I will relay to the differential specialist - all the best
  7. KarliniSmeagol11
    06-06-2015 08:31 PM - permalink
    KarliniSmeagol11
    svede1212 - always enjoy your posts - I have a technical question -- I am getting my differential repaired by a specialist in differential repairs that has worked on 2006 GTO's before - my car came with a ratio of 346 which was not stock and is not available anymore - I was going to go with a 373 - I don't drag race but am no angel - any thoughts on the best ratio - I have time and money on my side to make the best decision Thanks Karl
  8. LS2GTOs
    02-07-2015 10:48 AM - permalink
    LS2GTOs
    Are you still making svede intake and if so how much and what is the usual wait time?
  9. dreamcar
    02-21-2014 03:44 PM - permalink
    dreamcar
    just got my goat 9 days ago anf having probs with it. if you could please check out my thread "service vehicle soon" and let me know if you have any input
  10. pocketmaster
    01-13-2014 08:38 PM - permalink
    pocketmaster
    Is it a good idea to change your clutch fluid after a hard freeze?? Only reason I ask is because I just changed mine and it made a WORLD of difference. We had a hard freeze a few weeks back and my clutch was being very NOT user friendly.....It is only 2 years old Monster Clutch

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  • About svede1212
    Location
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    My Car (GTO or other)
    2004 Blk/Rd[/color] M6 (Ziggy)
    Power - DIY ORTCAI|!MAF|HP Tuners w/LC-1|SLP LTs|FTI cam|SLP UD Pul
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    2004 Blk/Rd M6
    6.3 litre LS1

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12-03-2016
12:08 AM - putoofacee quoted svede1212 in post Output shaft excessive play
Not sure I understand the ques...
11-11-2016
01:03 PM - GT-OHH quoted svede1212 in post GTO Whistling Noise
Hmmmm. I take it an M6? Possib...
11-06-2016
11:03 AM - svede1212 quoted Billy Loretto in post Cam swap help?!?!
is it possible that the timing is ...
11-05-2016
12:03 AM - Billy Loretto quoted svede1212 in post Cam swap help?!?!
I'd pull the push rods and try...
11-03-2016
11:52 PM - Billy Loretto quoted svede1212 in post Cam swap help?!?!
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10-26-2016
03:29 PM - svede1212 quoted Plowboy in post Stock Height Springs
I never knew that our GTOs h...
10-20-2016
05:56 PM - svede1212 quoted HP11 in post issues with shifting into Reverse
If it moves, then the clu...
10-17-2016
06:06 PM - svede1212 quoted GTO44 in post 06 tail lights
Quick question guys I want...
06:06 PM - svede1212 quoted Vellas 05 GTO in post 06 tail lights
Quick question guys I want a pair ...
10-02-2016
10:20 PM - HP11 quoted svede1212 in post GTO as a daily driver?
Is it a great car to drive dai...
10-01-2016
08:09 AM - Bryce108 quoted svede1212 in post Problem....
Glad they found it. Many times...
09-29-2016
07:48 PM - svede1212 quoted Bryce108 in post Problem....
Ended up being bent reluctor ...
09-26-2016
01:16 AM - 6QTS11OZ quoted svede1212 in post Finally... no more steering wheel vibration!!
Hmmm, interesting. I've used G...
09-22-2016
12:00 PM - svede1212 quoted Drbfa1 in post Output shaft excessive play
My output shaft is worn dow...
09-11-2016
07:09 PM - GT-OHH quoted svede1212 in post 04 Rotor Upgrade
Part # is 6679K17 Just a qu...
09-06-2016
03:41 PM - GTO44 quoted svede1212 in post 6 spd shifting problems
What clutch do you have? Was ...
08-23-2016
05:19 PM - Bryce108 quoted svede1212 in post Popping sound 05 M6
Does it matter it you are turn...
08-22-2016
03:01 PM - blk00ss quoted svede1212 in post Bassani Question
If you are taking out the larg...
12:08 PM - blk00ss quoted svede1212 in post Bassani Question
...to be loud Thanks Svede1212. Yeah, I find it un...
08-04-2016
04:25 PM - GTO44 quoted svede1212 in post Changing rear springs
Having done it I think I'd do ...
 
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