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  1. General Discussion
    So I realized today that I live at the bottom of the pedal and I need to change...lol...old racing habits die hard.. I want to hear from you guys. How do you drive? How hard do you accelerate 90% of the time? How high do you rev the rpm's 90% of the time? Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
  2. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi guys new to this group. Just installes a new turbo for my brother in law on his 2013 cruze. They never changed oil for 4 years needless to say the oil feed to the turbo was clogged. I dropped pan and valvecover and cleaned out all the sludge and at first startup it ran perfect. Now with...
  3. Gen1 Powertrain
    a few weeks ago i helped a neighbor with her cruze. the wastegate actuator was full of oil, the throttle body was full of oil, the charge pipes were full of oil and the intercooler also had oil. reading this forum it seems like several others have this problem also. racer X has this Sonic Catch...
  4. Gen2 Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone found/tried a smaller remote fob for our cruze to replace the bulky heavy one it comes with? ...maybe from another gm vehicle that will work?
  5. General Discussion
    Hi. Has anyone else had an issue with this. Even on days when it's just a couple of degrees below 0C I am getting frost on the inside front window. Heavy enuf I have to scrap it. It was never a problem with my sonic,but this is a problem. I have remote start, and with the sonic it was necessary...
  6. General Discussion
    I've got a 2017 Cruze LT RS...and I also commute 180 miles a day, 5 days a week. That's about 45k miles a year. That being said, I'm not exactly car savvy and my dealer is hit or miss in terms of maintenance recommendations. I'm at 66k now and I last did a bigger maintenance run at 45k (basic...
  7. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I have a 2013 Cruze with 178k on it. I’ve have heavy smoking out the tail pipe(burning oil). Before the smoking the valve cover blew the gasket, replaced it and did it again a week later. Problem is the valve cover is getting over pressurize. Replaced the valve cover during the third time and...
  8. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hoping someone could offer some advice. I recently took my Cruze ECO manual in to have an oil leak fixed. After taking out the transmission, turns out it was the transmission case that was leaking. It is my understanding that they took apart the transmission case, cleaned it up and then...
  9. Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    I popped the hood tonight and looking at the neg terminal there was a lot of corrosion. The car starts fine. Just seems to be missing a little power as of late. The reason I popped the hood. I was going to look at my plugs with 73K then I noticed the corrosion. Have not had a chance to...
  10. Gen1 1.8L
    I got a 2012 Chevy Cruze LS with MT. The car is relatively new to me, but the car has 100K miles on it, bought it very cheap. The clutch takes an effort to depress, and after driving in a city, my leg is finished. On short rides it's bearable, but forget about [email protected], it's a killer after 30...
  11. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hello all, My name is Matt. I just recently purchased a 2015 Cruze LTZ RS. I love the car and all the technology and comfort goodies. I will be keeping it mostly stock, but do have a few things in mind. Tinted Windows Intake Powered Subwoofer Retrofit Headlamps I'll go ahead...
  12. Gen1 Audio/Electrical Tutorials
    So this really isn't a how to write up, but more a pictorial overview of where/how I ran everything. The kit is the Morimoto H7 Elite. The kit came with the following: 5500K H7 bulbs, 55W ballasts, an anit-flicker capacitor (for the DRLs), and a heavy duty relay harness. First, for this job I...
  13. Gen1 Audio/Electrical Tutorials
    Chevy Cruze Mini D2S 3.0 Retrofit Hello this is a DIY retrofit for my 2013 Chevrolet Cruze but should be the same for any first generation North American Cruze. This was my first retrofit and This DIY should be followed with a grain of salt because of this. I am not an expert. Also comments on...
  14. Gen1 Audio/Electrical Tutorials
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  15. General Discussion
    Hi All, I need some advice. My mom has a 2014 Cruze 1LT, and she is complaining of how "heavy" the door feels when opening/closing the doors (all 4 doors to be exact). I also feel like its heavy, not tight as its not making squeaky noises, it swings fine. I've lubricated the hinges a few times...
  16. Gen1 Brakes/Suspension Tutorials
    I just got KSports the other day and wanted to write up a picture guide for those of you that need/want a visual reference. DMac did a great write up, so if you are looking to do coilovers yourself, make sure you look at both threads. Plenty of good information! Opening the box reveals a lot...
  17. Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Ayo! For those of you that do not know I am in the process of building the worlds first chevy cruze wall. 2 18's 8,000 watts blah blah if you're interested go take a look at the thread called Logan's SPL Build Trilogy. Here's my problem: Today, I was making my cuts for the wall and in total I...
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