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by thirdgenfarmer
Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: 2013 Caprice 1100 RPM idle
Replies: 2
Views: 1012

Re: 2013 Caprice 1100 RPM idle

I have had one instance recently where my 2012 did this, was in a drive thru line and it was about 118 out. I assumed this was a function of the system. When I shifted from park to drive it went back to normal idle. I did go back to park and idle was normal.118 degree temperatures can bring the gre...
by thirdgenfarmer
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Tech Lounge
Topic: Trailer hitch
Replies: 116
Views: 137926

Re: Trailer hitch

https://www.holmart.com.au/holden-commo ... dan-2100kg

This was the item I purchased from Holmart. I wonder what the tow bar will cost from Holden Parts USA. Hopefully I didn't over pay!
by thirdgenfarmer
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Tech Lounge
Topic: Trailer hitch
Replies: 116
Views: 137926

Re: Trailer hitch

20200608_164921.jpg 20200608_164950.jpg 20200608_164934.jpg Of course I didn't take any pictures of install - too excited to remember to do that. Remove bumper. Remove foam bar and aluminum impact bar (4 bolts). Slide tow bar into the "frame" rails and attach with 4 new bolts. Use a razor to cut ou...
by thirdgenfarmer
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Tech Lounge
Topic: Trailer hitch
Replies: 116
Views: 137926

Re: Trailer hitch

I posted this in another but thought maybe it woukd be of interest here as well. Just to give an update on this topic - in May I ordered a towbar (rated for 2100kg/4700 lbs) from Holmart. To my door I paid $536 - something like 320 AUS for the towbar, $440 AUS for shipping, $25 AUS fee ~ .68 fx rate...
by thirdgenfarmer
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Group Purchases
Topic: Aussie class III hitch?
Replies: 11
Views: 21840

Re: Aussie class III hitch?

Just to give an update on this topic - in May I ordered a towbar (rated for 2100kg/4700 lbs) from Holmart. To my door I paid $536 - something like 320 AUS for the towbar, $440 AUS for shipping, $25 AUS fee ~ .68 fx rate ~ $536. Took about a week to arrive. Installed over this past weekend, slipped r...
by thirdgenfarmer
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: Used Oil Analysis
Replies: 6
Views: 14827

Re: Used Oil Analysis

I have used the Supertech Full Synthetic exclusively as far as I can recall - I did just switch to high mileage however I have not sent in a sample with that oil yet.
by thirdgenfarmer
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: P2135 and Reduced Engine Power
Replies: 10
Views: 16098

Re: P2135 and Reduced Engine Power

Update - I have not had the same trouble code appear in some time (likely since my last update). However, when under heavy acceleration (say holding the throttle to ~100% for multiple seconds) the car will give a blinking check engine light and stabilitrak is disabled temporarily. Letting off the th...
by thirdgenfarmer
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Laptop Mount
Replies: 2
Views: 2302

WTB Laptop Mount

Looking for a laptop mount that bolts to the passenger side seat rails.
by thirdgenfarmer
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pictures of the Caprice handling the winter
Replies: 7
Views: 4826

Pictures of the Caprice handling the winter

Thought it might be cool to start a thread showing off the Caprice handling some winter weather. She's my daily no matter what the weather. We got 7 inches this weekend and made it to work over the snow pack and ice.

Please add your pictures!