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  • If P00C7 is setting consistently, what do all of your pressure sensors read at key-on/engine-off? P00C7 should only set if the various...
  • Walt G replied to the thread Inconsistent boost?.
    In my experience, turbochargers are very often blamed for performance problems, but very rarely are the actual problem. I agree with...
  • With so many reports of failed bearings on these Regals, and the fact that I used to track my car (which seemed like it would put a lot...
  • Walt G replied to the thread 2012 buick regal GS problems.
    There is a vacuum tank and vacuum lines and a solenoid to control it. My guess would be a crack in the vacuum tank or lines. I'm a bit...
  • I don't know about the LaCrosse, but the Regal has a TSB where now they put in a shield of some sort to help protect the rear bearing...
  • Walt G replied to the thread Brembo brakes.
    Mine is a '12, FWD only in that year. Lowering might help. I had that on my list of things to do if I were going to keep tracking the...
  • Walt G replied to the thread Brembo brakes.
    A mod I can believe... anything can be done. If you like the look, I'd say go for it, but I wouldn't do it for the performance aspect...
  • Walt G replied to the thread Brembo brakes.
    My '12 is front Brembo only. I, too, have never heard of a Regal having rear Brembo brakes. Looking at a few on-line sources for brake...
  • Wavetrac did agree to sell me mine direct with no group buy, but I had to pay full suggested retail IIRC. But that was still cheaper...
  • Remove the bolt then wiggle and pull until it comes loose... I think you guys are on to it (sounds like NHGuy managed to do it). The...
  • Walt G replied to the thread 2012 2.0t regal.
    Catalyst warm up mode. Cam and spark timing is adjusted to make the engine as inefficient as possible to maximize exhaust temperature...
  • Walt G replied to the thread Performance parts for 2012 GS?.
    I wonder if anyone from this thread still has their Regal 6 years later?
  • Walt G replied to the thread Looking at Regals.
    For most of the '12 MY, GM had not yet figured out how to get 'Intellilink' and navigation to work together, so you got one of the...
  • It is the engine running in 'catalyst warm up mode'. The camshafts and ignition timing are adjusted to essentially make the engine as...
  • Walt G replied to the thread Turbos and e85..
    If you watch the G-force bubble at the top left, the first line is 1G, which the car was doing under braking and cornering, which ain't bad.
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