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Forum: Chevy Cruze Maintenance Forum 03-14-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 33,267
Posted By 70AARCUDA
GM recommends following their Oil Life Monitor,...

GM recommends following their Oil Life Monitor, which typically "aims" for about 10,000 miles but drops back to ~5,000 miles if most driving is in-city.

I'm guessing you're in Canada--does your...
Forum: IntroductionZ 02-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,591
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Welcome aboard! Do you have a Cruze or are you...

Welcome aboard! Do you have a Cruze or are you looking into possibly getting one?
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 02-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,009
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Samething happens during our (AZ) summer monsoon...

Samething happens during our (AZ) summer monsoon thunderstorms; it rains just about every afternoon followed by dust (Habuub) storm...so (likewise) "...there's no point."
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 02-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,009
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Nice color and pictures! It was 91F here...

Nice color and pictures!

It was 91F here yesterday, so that SNOW sure looks inviting (ha,ha)!
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 02-06-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,300
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Well, I can only respond about our 2011 LTZ,...

Well, I can only respond about our 2011 LTZ, which has the 3.87:1 final (axle) drive ratio. The best we've EVER gotten has been 32.6-32.7 MPG at 65 mph, with no a/c operating, while city is only...
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 02-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,300
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Well, mathematically, an engine speed of 2300 RPM...

Well, mathematically, an engine speed of 2300 RPM in 6th (0.74:1) gear for the 2013 6T40 Hydramatic transmission (final drive ratio 3.53:1) with Michelin Pilot MXM4 tires (802 rev/mile) yields a...
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 01-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 63,399
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Sounds like a last-ditch act of "shot-gun"...

Sounds like a last-ditch act of "shot-gun" replacement to me, ie: *do* something & pray it helps the problem.
Forum: IntroductionZ 01-29-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,868
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Well, truthfully, beyond the 'knee exercise' &...

Well, truthfully, beyond the 'knee exercise' & better fuel economy that manuals provide, the automatic *IS* more popular...something like 85% auto vs. 15% manual.

While I prefer a manual, the wife...
Forum: Chevy Cruze Interior Modifications 01-29-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,407
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Hm-m-m, hadn't heard about an 'o'-ring fitting...

Hm-m-m, hadn't heard about an 'o'-ring fitting over the OEM carpet nub.
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 01-25-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,239
Posted By 70AARCUDA
As I understand it, the whole lower portion of...

As I understand it, the whole lower portion of the Eco bumper (insides) is somewhat different to accommodate the positioning and mounting of that shutter assembly...plus, the ECM gets involved, since...
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 01-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,239
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Haven't done this swap personally, but if the...

Haven't done this swap personally, but if the grill assembly is *physically* identical, "yes," it can be swapped in without problems.

However, the upper-grill opening is only one part of the...
Forum: 1.4L Ecotec Turbo I4 01-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,724
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Sad to hear of your problem. Sounds like only two...

Sad to hear of your problem. Sounds like only two options left to consider: (1) ask for an exhange (probably not gonna happen) or (2) get a lawyer and file a suit (court of last resort).



...
Forum: Chevy Cruze Exterior Modifications 01-22-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,196
Posted By 70AARCUDA
How's the cornering? Should be more stable--ie,...

How's the cornering? Should be more stable--ie, less leaning / twisting--keeping all four tires more firmly planted to the pavement.
Forum: Audio | Video | Electronics Modifications 01-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,324
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Actually, that's a very good question, because...

Actually, that's a very good question, because many owners seem to want that capability (mylink) in their cars. Unfortunately, *I* do not know the answer because our Cruze (2011) didn't offer that...
Forum: IntroductionZ 01-10-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,694
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Welcome to the forum...and curious, which...

Welcome to the forum...and curious, which transmission did you get in your LT, 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic?
Forum: 2.0L Turbo Diesel 01-08-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,788
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Nice comparison write-up!...and, "Welcome...

Nice comparison write-up!...and, "Welcome Aboard"
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 12-31-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 37,497
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Glad to hear the "good news" that "all is well...

Glad to hear the "good news" that "all is well and back to normal" with your Cruze.
Forum: Chevy Cruze Exterior Modifications 12-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,889
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Yeah, crawling under a car in slushy snow ain't...

Yeah, crawling under a car in slushy snow ain't my idea of fun.
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 12-25-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 37,497
Posted By 70AARCUDA
We haven't experienced that problem (PCV & valve...

We haven't experienced that problem (PCV & valve cover) on our 2011 LTZ Cruze, but that doesn't mean it isn't going to happen.

Check the Owners Manual (did you get a copy with the used car?) to...
Forum: IntroductionZ 12-24-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,449
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Howdy, Chris. South West, Florida...as in...

Howdy, Chris.

South West, Florida...as in the Pensacola area of the panhandle?
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 12-24-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 37,497
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Yes, a low battery voltage can cause the computer...

Yes, a low battery voltage can cause the computer to "think" stupidly, meaning some (all?) of those codes MIGHT be erroneous because the voltage was too low.

Also, certain codes do NOT...
Forum: The Lounge 12-23-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,663
Posted By 70AARCUDA
Do you remember the automotive magazine (I don't...

Do you remember the automotive magazine (I don't recall which mag) that did an article on how a very hot rodded Camaro could not only meet smog laws without all the smog equipment, but could do so...
Forum: Chevy Cruze Exterior Modifications 12-23-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,889
Posted By 70AARCUDA
I dabbled in commercial art in both college and...

I dabbled in commercial art in both college and USN...being able to sketch and illustrate ideas comes in VERY handy when presenting concepts to others.
Forum: Chevy Cruze General Discussions 12-23-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,068
Posted By 70AARCUDA
We have State Farm and have been with them since...

We have State Farm and have been with them since the late 1960's, with "grandfathered" deductable of $500, and we're paying roughly $60 per month for our 2011 Cruze...AND...we qualify for their...
Forum: Chevy Cruze Exterior Modifications 12-23-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,889
Posted By 70AARCUDA
You a graphic artist?

You a graphic artist?
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