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  1. Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    For 1st Gen Cruze owners that would like to add Android Auto or Carplay to their vehicle with minimal modifications and keep the original look of their interior without resorting to off-shore clones of questionable quality - Pioneer is releasing the DMH-WC5700NEX in the summer of 2021. It is a...
  2. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    According to AllDataDiy tool EN-6086-5/6/8 is used to remove valve spring retainers, keepers, springs so as to have access to valve seal 9158057 that is removed with valve seal pliers EN-840. What are more common alternatives to these tools to R&R 9158057 (#7 on linked diagram) valve seals in...
  3. Gen2 Audio & Electronics
    Thought about upgrading my base auto system in my Gen2 Diesel but it simply didnt make sense to dump $750+ into a decent sound system upgrade, so I started looking for an alternative. I came up with these - Tronsmart Mega Bluetooth. These had some great reviews and are one of the bluetooth...
  4. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi all. I'm having rough idle and hissing noise issues with my 2012 Chevy Cruze LT. Looks like PCV issues which are well documented at the threads below. cruzetalk.com/forum/34-gen1-1-4l-turbo/]Gen1 1.4L Turbo 175793-2011-2016-cruze-1-4l-pcv-system-explained dot html...
  5. General Discussion
    I just bought this car used a couple of days ago. I need to get at least one more key made. It only came with the one. I've found a couple of online sources for replacement keys including one that will cut the key based on the VIN. I'm just wondering if there's an alternative to the switchblade...
  6. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    I was just reading the delete thread and thought I'd post an idea I have as a VERY inexpensive alternative to a delete tune. It consists of 2 things: 1. The ability to do a manual regen. 2. The ability to disable the "countdown to death". All other things being equal, this might cost a...
  7. Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I just recently finished an installing new front door speakers, tweeters, an amp and a mini DSP into my 2012 Cruze Eco. The system sounds great except for an alternator buzz I get, usually only noticeable at low to medium volumes. I am quite certain this noise is being introduced by the...
  8. General Discussion
    I figured I would pass this along for those of you who are looking to install fog lights into your car but don't necessarily want to purchase the OEM kit or deal with the issue of programming. I purchased the kit from E-Bay for $55 (Including Shipping) and they look identical to the OEM kit and...
  9. Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hey all, So I've tried to research this a little and every site I go to seems to give me a different number for the correct size/conversion. I have a 2013 RS which is equipped with 18" rims - 225/45/R18 tires. With the winter approaching, I want to get some suitable rubber. I'm considering...
  10. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Came across this on Ebay and thought id share with you all. Cruze Painted Summit White Rocker Flare Mouldings Kit 2 PC Kit Trim 2011 2013 | eBay
  11. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Hey guys im just throwing this out there. A few years back i owned a v6 dodge magnum I remember i switched from a single exhaust to a duel, but i didnt want the "cutout" on the bumper to show So i ordered these from dodge they are called exhaust bezels you our local dodge dealer for about...
  12. Gen1 Audio/Electrical Tutorials
    The two plug and play trailer wiring harnesses available for our Cruze are $50+ so I decided to write this how to article on how I wired mine up for under $20! You first need a taillight converter kit because the Cruze has independent brake and turn lights. I used the Hopkins brand #48895...
  13. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    I was in Advance Auto today picking up a spark plug gapper, when I came across this antenna. Considerably shorter than stock. Material is aluminum and carbon fiber. Antenna comes with several threads to adapt to the car. Price $13.00. Reception on XM, AM/FM, and Onstar are functioning fine...
  14. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    i have a different idea. depending on what i can get the emblem for, im going to paint the center. i love having friends in paint shops hahaa. along with the dimples in the bumper i hope to really clean this car up a little. i love the look of this car but i think (really know) it can...
  15. General Discussion
    Hi, since the monsoon is all year round here in the Philippines and my shoes get all muddy at times, I looked online for floor mats that will help protect the inner carpet of my CRUZE. Been searching on the net. I searched and stumbled upon these Weathertechs and sought consumer reviews...
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