silverspark78

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  1. I was driving the car up a hill and trying to pass a car. The speed limit was 45mph. The engine was going around 3500-4000 rpm. I'm guessing this is bad for the engine? Could I have done damage to the engine doing this?
  2. Just out of curiosity.... I think I already know the answer.... But will the 1.8 liter engine from the the sonic and cruze fit and work in the 17+ spark? Or is it prob too big?
  3. Or at the very least a new 1.5, 1.6, or 1.8L engine.
  4. 2017 spark with cvt
  5. 2017 spark LT 200 miles. Sometimes the transmission whines/whistles. Is this something I should be concerned with or no?
  6. I was curious could I carry say 6-8 bags of water softener salt (50 pounds each) in the trunk area safely without any problems to the car/cvt?
  7. Is this mostly for the tires and suspension or is it that the engine and cvt wont be able to handle it?
  8. Get the car from a dealership with a lifetime powertrain warranty like I did lol.
  9. I know I'd be interested if this could actually work.
  10. Are there any graphics kits or racing stripes that will go along with the contours of the door and side panels for 17 spark?
  11. I do notice it slows down then speeds up for the 2 step part of the transmission. I didn't know if this was a characteristic or not. It seems to be working fine otherwise.
  12. I'm in Central Illinois but I have a 2017 spark and want to know if anyone in Illinois or surrounding areas would be interested in a meet when it gets warmer out say April or may?
  13. Would the horn from a 17 Malibu install and work on a 17 spark?
  14. Hi. I just bought a new 17 spark lt1 last Wednesday Dec 27 and I have some questions. What oil is the engine filled up with at the factory? Fully synthetic or synthetic blend? Do I need to use one over the other or does it matter? Could I use just synthetic safely and would I be able to go up to a year between oil changes since I don't drive any more than 8000 miles in a year. Also, would this car be safe to drive at speeds around 75 mph with the engine rotating at 2500 rpm for about say 3 hours or about 300 miles or so?
  15. Oh ok. I thought about in September taking a 2400 mile round trip from Central Illinois to Kissimmee Florida in September.
  16. Is there any required cvt maintenance for a 17 spark? Does the belt need to be replaced at all?
  17. I have a 17 spark and sometimes after driving a bit I have a slight burning smell coming from the vents with the fan running after the car is parked. Is this normal? Car has 903 miles.
  18. I have a 17 spark LT with the standard speedometer instrument panel. Could I buy and plug and play install the instrument panel with digital speedometer and compass and have it work or no?
  19. Are there any projector led headlight assemblies anywhere for the 2017 spark?
  20. 1.) Tire rotations - It says in the owners manual 7,500 miles (which dealership recommends 5,000 miles). Isn't there a 6 month requirement if you don't drive 5000-7500 miles by 6 months? 2.) Oil changes - Again in the book it says 7500 miles or no longer than a year. Is this correct? The dealer says just go by mileage. Can I switch over to full synthetic anytime after the free oil changes?
  21. I also though it was a synthetic blend that was supposed to be used. Is synthetic blend put in at the factory?
  22. I purchased the car on Dec 27 2017. The car was manufactured August 2017. I only had about maybe 600 miles on the car at the the time. I went in and they said I was too early to just wait until 5000 miles for the rotation and dont worry about the time.
  23. Nice
  24. 2017 spark LT cvt 250 miles. Just bought Dec 27th. Getting between 20 and 22 mpg average. Is this normal?
  25. Currently have 250miles on it