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As it's gotten colder here in NorCal, I've noticed two things.

1: gearbox doesn't want to shift into second when cold. I skip shift 1-3 or start in second.

2: when the exhaust is cold, I hear a slight sewing machine tap tap tap that matches engine rpm. Goes away when the cars d exhaust warms up.

Anyone else notice that?
 

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As it's gotten colder here in NorCal, I've noticed two things.

1: gearbox doesn't want to shift into second when cold. I skip shift 1-3 or start in second.

2: when the exhaust is cold, I hear a slight sewing machine tap tap tap that matches engine rpm. Goes away when the cars d exhaust warms up.

Anyone else notice that?
Haven't noticed either of those, yet - but it is a crappy GM, amirite?

Oh, duh. Read #2 wrong - yeah, that's completely normal.

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'16 some like it got owner here. Obligatory hushyshot

As it's gotten colder here in NorCal, I've noticed two things.

1: gearbox doesn't want to shift into second when cold. I skip shift 1-3 or start in second.

2: when the exhaust is cold, I hear a slight sewing machine tap tap tap that matches engine rpm. Goes away when the cars d exhaust warms up.

Anyone else notice that?
1) I've noticed with it dipping into the mid to low 30s in the morning my shifting just gets a little less assisted...once the fluid is a little warmer it's like butter.

2) that's the usual GM valvetrain noise, gets louder with headers and a cam. :laugh:
 

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Yes. That's my car. Please blue the license plates.

Our cars are also blood brothers. He has my seatbelt parts in his.
The website for Boardwalk is... Well, never mind. :laugh: :laugh:
 

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