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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-19-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Russell James
Do both codes come right back after clearing? ...

Do both codes come right back after clearing? The U0100 is something is not communicating on either the high speed or low speed lan. If that comes back right away, try to tell on a scan tool what...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By Russell James
It's not like you're going to notice anything. ...

It's not like you're going to notice anything. You would have to have some pretty crappy oil to make a great running engine run bad. Oil choice consequences show up in an engine over a very long...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By Russell James
I wouldn't use a diesel oil, completely different...

I wouldn't use a diesel oil, completely different additive package than gas... for specific reasons. 10w30 would be good for you, 5w30 in cold winter months.

With a higher lift cam and stiffer...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-15-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,368
Posted By Russell James
Looks like it's been pretty trouble free. I...

Looks like it's been pretty trouble free. I looked at the warranty history, and only one wheel replaced at 2000 miles for a blemish and the key recall. You have two free oil changes left on the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-13-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By Russell James
Most likely just some parts mismatch issues. ...

Most likely just some parts mismatch issues.

You have really good cnc rectangle port heads that flow a ton. A small port racing cam, and stock exhaust.

Once you have LTs, you could pick up...
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 03-13-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,281
Posted By Russell James
Yes, still there. A little cooler would be nice....

Yes, still there. A little cooler would be nice. I was using ice packs in my fire suit to survive the staging lanes. But all that heat makes the ice cold beer at Double Dogs so much better.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-13-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By Russell James
WOT vacuum is supposed to be real low. What was...

WOT vacuum is supposed to be real low. What was the vac reading at WOT 6000 rpm?
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 03-13-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,281
Posted By Russell James
Oh I'm going, not sure if I'm bringing my 5th gen...

Oh I'm going, not sure if I'm bringing my 5th gen for the road course or '69 for the drags. Or both somehow. With all the chatter on FB, sounds like there will be quite a few fast cars there this...
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 03-13-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,281
Posted By Russell James
You were ahead for a few feet at the hit with...

You were ahead for a few feet at the hit with that highly caffeinated -.2 light. I usually do that in the first round, but luckily the heat had my brain slowed down.
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 03-12-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,281
Posted By Russell James
The Unlimited class should be a hoot. Would be...

The Unlimited class should be a hoot. Would be cool to see some COPOs come one of these years. Or maybe the E-COPO? I'd be up for a little old school vs new school grudging. Combustion vs...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-25-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By Russell James
A machine shop by me loves Comp Cams. Emphasis...

A machine shop by me loves Comp Cams. Emphasis on..... "machine shop".

Nothing recent about the lack of QC.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-19-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Russell James
You could have a dealer check the VIN and see if...

You could have a dealer check the VIN and see if any work done recently. There are several parts that use RTV sealer, such as the front cover. My WAG guess is maybe a little excess from a sealed area...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-19-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By Russell James
I wouldn't touch the plugs just yet. Do more...

I wouldn't touch the plugs just yet. Do more diagnostics before throwing parts at it.

Scan it, see if any trouble codes. Bad plug or wire it will have P0300 misfire DTC.

Define your...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 02-18-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By Russell James
The Z28 will run cooler oil temps street driving...

The Z28 will run cooler oil temps street driving than a C5Z because it has much more oil cooling and oil capacity.

I doubt your bearing issue has anything to due with oil temp. A global bearing...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-17-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Russell James
Was there a ton of crud under the radiator cap? ...

Was there a ton of crud under the radiator cap? If not, I doubt the heater core is plugged. Just about everything floats in Dexcool, and when they gunk up from lack of maintenance, it is most...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-13-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By Russell James
I could've told you that's a Comp Cam from the...

I could've told you that's a Comp Cam from the first picture. Google camshaft grinder burn. Mass produced crap that they don't pay attention to every aspect of the cam grinding process, that is the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-11-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Russell James
Running compression takes in account the...

Running compression takes in account the valvetrain. Things like a lifter or bad valve spring can cause it to have bad running compression. Standard repair would be to recondition the heads, valve...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 02-11-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Russell James
I would first dig into the P1175. Get it to run...

I would first dig into the P1175. Get it to run without resetting that code, then dig into the lifters and oil pump.

P1175 is for fuel trim out of range bank 2 (passenger side). Make sure there...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-08-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Russell James
Comp cams has a nice PR length tool. Pick a...

Comp cams has a nice PR length tool. Pick a length that gives you about .070" depth.

The tool comes with good directions how to use it. If just a .005" clean up pass, could get by with stock...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By Russell James
Really a shame. I've bought tons of stuff from...

Really a shame. I've bought tons of stuff from Brandon back when he came to the Fests. Never an issue, but that was years ago. Not sure why it went downhill. I bought two header systems, coated,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-01-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,709
Posted By Russell James
Pop your oil fill cap off on a warm winter day...

Pop your oil fill cap off on a warm winter day while it's in storage. It'll look like a milk shake from the condensation going on in there during the temp fluctuations. This Sunday will be a good...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-29-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By Russell James
How bad is the cam lobe? If a lot of damage, and...

How bad is the cam lobe? If a lot of damage, and it shed a lot of metal... I'd pull the engine and tear it down to the bare block.

That metal debris hides everywhere. And people often...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-29-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Russell James
For an '11 the LS3 and L99 blocks are the same. ...

For an '11 the LS3 and L99 blocks are the same. The differences are some of the internals...pistons, oil pump, cam, VVT, lifters, AFM manifold. If mixing and matching parts, make sure to rebalance...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-24-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,842
Posted By Russell James
Replacing one for one identical piston is...

Replacing one for one identical piston is certainly commonly done while engine is still in chassis. Not ideal, but it's done.

Replacing with different pistons; ie forged, domed... needs to be...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-19-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 873
Posted By Russell James
If you want both a big power gain, and daily...

If you want both a big power gain, and daily decent manners... my suggestion would be a head and cam package. If only gaining big power from the cam, it's going to be a big cam which can become...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 01-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,000
Posted By Russell James
I'll second that! My dream car would be a ZL1...

I'll second that! My dream car would be a ZL1 1LE with LT5 and Carbon Brakes.
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 01-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Russell James
I'd love to have this one, and it's spitting...

I'd love to have this one, and it's spitting distance from home. But 55,900 is end of the rainbow priced. Vin 78 2014 w/280 miles....
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-04-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Russell James
yeah...that why I switched to the WIX 57060xp. ...

yeah...that why I switched to the WIX 57060xp. Its def top quality.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-03-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Russell James
The only risk I know of is the extra hang down,...

The only risk I know of is the extra hang down, slight risk of road debris impact.

Other than that, and that a longer filter is really not needed. The 57060xp works perfect. But I think no...
Forum: 2019 Camaro Fest (IX) 01-03-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,585
Posted By Russell James
OK thanks! I had my stock car there back at the...

OK thanks! I had my stock car there back at the first Camarofest a few years ago and did not hear any issue with the DB. So it might be OK as is with some bullet mufflers and inserts in the side...
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