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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby tankinbeans » Fri Jun 12, 2015 6:24 pm

six wrote:"I'm not a performance driver."


Thank you for making me feel less self-conscious about buying a car with more theoretical capability than I'll ever use in my personal life, but enjoy nonetheless.
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby six » Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:21 pm

tankinbeans wrote:
six wrote:"I'm not a performance driver."


Thank you for making me feel less self-conscious about buying a car with more theoretical capability than I'll ever use in my personal life, but enjoy nonetheless.

No problem :) I will probably never even remotely approach the limits of the SS, but that is okay. I just like the combination of performance, luxury, and size. Like they say, better to have and not need than to need and not have. :wink:
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby IMBoring25 » Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:24 pm

Have you looked into what it would take to disassemble the headlight switch and remove the spring?

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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby theholycow » Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:04 pm

I'd do the resistor mod on the light sensor before trying to de-spring the headlight switch. It should be the same as it is for my truck.

It may also be possible to disconnect it another way. For example, they might be tied in with the DRL control module, if it's separate (GM sometimes does that)...in which case you might get away with disconnecting the DRL module entirely (if you don't mind not having DRLs).

I'm sure you looked through all the settings already.

I'm amazed that the parking brake being set before turning the ignition on doesn't prevent the auto headlights.
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby six » Sat Jun 13, 2015 12:45 am

So, I today I thought what the heck and I tried holding the light switch in the "Off" position while starting the car. No headlights! What sucks is that I'll have to do that every time I start the car, but oh well, better than frying my headlights early.
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Postby Rope-Pusher » Sat Jun 13, 2015 11:47 am

six wrote:..... but oh well,
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby six » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:45 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby Squint » Mon Jun 15, 2015 2:17 pm

Good thing no one at work was looking over my shoulder as I checked this thread... they might have wanted bacon.

At least you found a fix so the lights don't turn on. Perhaps, like cow or IMBoring said, there can be a relatively simple more permanent fix. Ford's don't have spring loaded light toggles, they are a standard toggle/dial where it stays where you leave it.
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby six » Tue Jul 21, 2015 12:14 am

Just gassed up on Saturday. 10.8 MPG average for the tank lol :? 150% City driving. I say "150%" because about half the time I drive, I sit idle in traffic or a red light. Absolutely no freeway driving this tank. :P 8)
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby Squint » Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:49 am

six wrote:Just gassed up on Saturday. 10.8 MPG average for the tank lol :? 150% City driving. I say "150%" because about half the time I drive, I sit idle in traffic or a red light. Absolutely no freeway driving this tank. :P 8)

Wow. I wouldn't mind a bit sportier of a car, but I don't know that I could take 10.8 MPG in exchange for that. :lol:
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby theholycow » Tue Jul 21, 2015 12:33 pm

Squint wrote:
six wrote:Just gassed up on Saturday. 10.8 MPG average for the tank lol :? 150% City driving. I say "150%" because about half the time I drive, I sit idle in traffic or a red light. Absolutely no freeway driving this tank. :P 8)

Wow. I wouldn't mind a bit sportier of a car, but I don't know that I could take all that sitting in traffic in exchange for that. :lol:

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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby wannabe » Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:29 pm

Squint wrote:Good thing no one at work was looking over my shoulder as I checked this thread... they might have wanted bacon.


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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby tankinbeans » Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:52 pm

I always want bacon. Now I need to adjust my highnbeams.
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby Rope-Pusher » Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:04 pm

Squint wrote:
six wrote:Just gassed up on Saturday. 10.8 MPG average for the tank lol :? 150% City driving. I say "150%" because about half the time I drive, I sit idle in traffic or a red light. Absolutely no freeway driving this tank. :P 8)

Wow. I wouldn't mind a bit sportier of a car, but I don't know that I could take 10.8 MPG in exchange for that. :lol:

10.8 MPG isn't a big prollum F N U doan drife mini milse.

Also, that's like hyper-miling compared to owning a boat!
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Re: six's 2015 Chevrolet SS Sedan 6MT

Postby six » Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:56 pm

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Squint wrote:
six wrote:Just gassed up on Saturday. 10.8 MPG average for the tank lol :? 150% City driving. I say "150%" because about half the time I drive, I sit idle in traffic or a red light. Absolutely no freeway driving this tank. :P 8)

Wow. I wouldn't mind a bit sportier of a car, but I don't know that I could take 10.8 MPG in exchange for that. :lol:

10.8 MPG isn't a big prollum F N U doan drife mini milse.

Also, that's like hyper-miling compared to owning a boat!

True, it isn't much of a problem because a tank still lasts me more than two weeks at a time. If you judge it by miles driven, I drove less than 200 miles in the past 2.5 weeks. The big thing is, if I drove more miles, I would inevitably hit a freeway at some point, which will increase my MPG. I was averaging around 23-24 MPG on freeway hauls. So, in essence, it doesn't make much of a difference lol.

I keep joking with my cousin who also bought a new car recently. A Nissan Leaf. The complete polar-opposite of the car I bought lol
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