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Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   07-07-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By bracketracer
I replaced my original plugs with factory OEM...

I replaced my original plugs with factory OEM replacements, and will likely do it again in the next year or so. Replacing fluids like coolant and differential fluid would likely be warranted due to...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   06-19-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By bracketracer
The Chevrolet SS is a really nice car, and by...

The Chevrolet SS is a really nice car, and by 2016 & 2017 they really had it "perfected". However, since there were so many more of them built over the 4 years, I predict that they won't hold their...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   06-16-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By bracketracer
Hood scoops are not functional at all from the...

Hood scoops are not functional at all from the factory. There is a way to make them "somewhat functional", but all it really does is get your engine compartment really dirty if you drive in the rain...
Forum: V8 Engine Tech (L76/LS3)   06-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,026
Posted By bracketracer
Sorry this failure happened to you with LS7...

Sorry this failure happened to you with LS7 lifters. I did ALOT of research before I upgraded my cam, and got lifters and springs. I did find plenty of examples of LS7 lifter failures, but I...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   06-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By bracketracer
So far the GXPs with under 10,000 miles are...

So far the GXPs with under 10,000 miles are fetching the most money. The more miles you have enjoyed your GXP, the more it will depreciate (that won't stop me from enjoying mine though). In...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   06-03-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By bracketracer
I went to check the G8 GXP Registry to see what...

I went to check the G8 GXP Registry to see what combination your car is, and drop you a message with some advice. I am not seeing it under your screen name though. Have you gotten me the last 6...
Forum: Newbie/Introduction Forum   06-01-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By bracketracer
Welcome aboard! Happy that this board is able to...

Welcome aboard! Happy that this board is able to provide useful info back to the "Home Country"! That you to all Aussies for these awesome cars!
Forum: Newbie/Introduction Forum   06-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By bracketracer
Hey luisc, welcome aboard! Please drop me a PM...

Hey luisc, welcome aboard! Please drop me a PM with the last 6 digits of your VIN. I run the G8 GXP Registry, and once I know the last 6 digits, I can give you all the specific production info for...
Forum: Newbie/Introduction Forum   06-01-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By bracketracer
Thanks to all those who recommended that he reach...

Thanks to all those who recommended that he reach out to me! He did, he is now in the G8 GXP Registry, and I gave him all of the specific production info for his car!
Forum: Newbie/Introduction Forum   06-01-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By bracketracer
As long as new members follow the rules to...

As long as new members follow the rules to qualify to post something for sale, I want to encourage them. There are plenty of people who someday hope to be G8 GXP owners on this board, and I for one...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   06-01-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,691
Posted By bracketracer
It has been a number of months since I pestered...

It has been a number of months since I pestered you all, so here goes again! If your screen name is on the list below, PLEASE get in reach out to me by PM at your earliest convenience. It means that...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   05-31-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By bracketracer
This is great news for those selling a G8 GXP,...

This is great news for those selling a G8 GXP, but it is making it more costly for those who still hope to own one.
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   05-24-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 50,660
Posted By bracketracer
I haven't updated this for awhile, so I figured...

I haven't updated this for awhile, so I figured that I would pop in to let everyone know the status of the G8 GXP Registry. I have now tracked down the owners of 726 GXPs (39.69% of total...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   05-01-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By bracketracer
Is this car 9L316169, or is this a different GXP?

Is this car 9L316169, or is this a different GXP?
Forum: Dealer Introductions and Inventory   04-27-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,099
Posted By bracketracer
I am a bit late updating this post, but at the...

I am a bit late updating this post, but at the end of November 2018 I decided to leave car sales. I loved the job, but it was getting very difficult to do it part-time. My original pay plan made it...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   04-23-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By bracketracer
Welcome back to G8 Ownership & congrats on the...

Welcome back to G8 Ownership & congrats on the GXP! Drop me a PM with last 6 digits of your VIN, and I will give you all the specific production info and history that I have for your car from the G8...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   04-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By bracketracer
Shockingly mild damage

I can't believe this one got totaled unless the insurance company just gave up on finding a replacement bumper cover and the associated parts.

https://www.copart.com/lot/30796719
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   04-20-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By bracketracer
DAMN!!! Another LR GXP burned! What a shame. ...

DAMN!!! Another LR GXP burned! What a shame.

https://www.iaai.com/Vehicle?itemID=30984555&RowNumber=4&loadRecent=True
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-28-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,262
Posted By bracketracer
This was a concern of mine when GM announced that...

This was a concern of mine when GM announced that the SS would be available with the manual transmission for 2015. At first it did seem to have an impact, since people who weren't necessarily...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-21-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By bracketracer
This list only captures ones that I was able to...

This list only captures ones that I was able to confirm thru GM (when I still worked at a dealer), or thru regular searches of copart.com and iaai.com. If someone crashed theirs, bought it back from...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-15-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By bracketracer
I have some twisted owners who love to watch as...

I have some twisted owners who love to watch as their cars become more rare (and potentially more valuable). I am tracking it mainly to help protect future GXP buyers from unscrupulous sellers in...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-15-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By bracketracer
Update on GXPs that have met their demise

I have been getting a lot of questions about how many G8 GXPs are "gone", so I did some digging in the G8 GXP Registry spreadsheet today. I decided to share this data with everyone who may find it...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-15-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 50,660
Posted By bracketracer
Be patient! I am still hoping to get an official...

Be patient! I am still hoping to get an official "G8 GXP Registry" website set up that will list ALL G8 GXPs, as well as the current/last know location. Up until now, I have been gathering all the...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-15-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By bracketracer
GXP "En Fuego!"

Here is another Liquid Red GXP down. That makes 20 LR GXPs now on the list of Totalled/Salvage/Burnt/Flood/Etc. This is why I now have a fire extinguisher safely mounted inside my GXP within reach...
Forum: G8 GXP Talk (V8)   03-09-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,262
Posted By bracketracer
Just an update for everyone. OP did sell the car...

Just an update for everyone. OP did sell the car to a collector who intends to leave it completely stock and keep the miles off of it (along with his other g8 GXP, and G8 GXP Firehawk!).
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