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Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-17-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Love my V6, but the price for FI is just so...

Love my V6, but the price for FI is just so expensive. If we could get reliable FI for less than 4K then I would consider one of the off shelf kits. Heck the proper tune alone costs $1300. I have...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-03-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By BOYD3800SII
I would think that any reputable speed shop could...

I would think that any reputable speed shop could easily port, polish, and flowtest a set of aluminum heads. You might be able to get a used set from a junkyard or online for cheap and send them off....
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Thanks for posting! Great chart and extremely...

Thanks for posting! Great chart and extremely informative! It sill bothers me to understand exactly why GM made a 10 speed AT that was NOT a DCT for everything else listed except the ZL1...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-17-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,083
Posted By BOYD3800SII
WOW! I am glad that I read though this thread. I...

WOW! I am glad that I read though this thread. I had purchased a two Lexani All Season 275 35 R20 Z rated tires for the rear and two 245s up front to go on my RS wheels because I wanted better...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-10-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Nice! That does make sense... maybe then I need...

Nice! That does make sense... maybe then I need to tune the shift points for this. But I can always wait till later. Thanks much for the detailed explanation.
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-10-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By BOYD3800SII
oh for sure it does! But wait, what exactly do...

oh for sure it does! But wait, what exactly do you mean by having an extra shift? Are you saying that the car wont enter Performance Shift mode anymore because of the taller gears? Maybe I am not...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-10-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Not good so far! Stock tires are worn bad, and I...

Not good so far! Stock tires are worn bad, and I spun like crazy in 1st gear each pull. Best so far was 5.8 seconds :smiling1: However, it snatches 2nd gear and pulls crazy hard.

New tires...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-09-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By BOYD3800SII
3.27 DIFFERENTIAL AND HP TUNERS CALIBRATION

My 3 year warranty finally expired this month, so I did this install yesterday. The donor car was a 2018 turbo Camaro with 18000 miles on it, and I paid $550 for the differential on ebay. . The part...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-05-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Another quick question on the tune: Did they...

Another quick question on the tune: Did they have to remove your TCM to tune the car or was it all done with the ECM only?
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-16-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,267
Posted By BOYD3800SII
The... ATS-V and CTS-V turbos have the same...

The... ATS-V and CTS-V turbos have the same design. The turbos part numbers are interchangeable. The bolt pattern on these does not match the bolt pattern on the LGX motor although they are very...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-15-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,267
Posted By BOYD3800SII
The nice thing about the twin turbos is that the...

The nice thing about the twin turbos is that the orientation is almost perfect to hang off the side of the LGX engine. The turbines attach at an angle. They can still be used by TIG or MIG welding...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-15-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,267
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Now take a look what happens when you place the...

Now take a look what happens when you place the flange on top of the turbine inlet. The bolt patterns don't line up. It is deceptively close, however he inlet hole is absolutely perfect.
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-15-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,267
Posted By BOYD3800SII
instead of starting a new thread im piggy backing...

instead of starting a new thread im piggy backing on this old one...I purchased some CTS-V turbos from a salvage yard on the cheap. I assumed they had the same bolt pattern and could easily bolt...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Ok if it is really 7psi making that much power...

Ok if it is really 7psi making that much power that is truly impressive. Man please post that dyno graph!!!
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-21-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
I honestly don't think there is anyway around...

I honestly don't think there is anyway around it...Trifecta is not known for their FI tunes on our cars even though they are 1/2 the price from what I can tell on their website. The Overkill tune...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-21-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Got a quote of $600 for tune only because I have...

Got a quote of $600 for tune only because I have HPT already. The total cost of complete tune is much greater.

TCM unlock: $300 (send TCM module to HPT)
TCM credits: 4 @ $50 each = $200
ECU...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-20-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Thanks, I will shoot them an email and see if I...

Thanks, I will shoot them an email and see if I can find out what they use!
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-20-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
SUPER CLEAN!!!!

SUPER CLEAN!!!!
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-20-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
1. IT really sounds impressive. I have a hard...

1. IT really sounds impressive. I have a hard time understanding why the difference in HP and torque is so great on the V6 when you add FI. Maybe it has something to do with the A8? Im thinking that...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-19-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
YEP.. building it myself... Hardest part is...

YEP.. building it myself... Hardest part is getting the tune because it will most likely cost more than both the turbos and intercooler. I know it will be at least $1000 with HPT because you have to...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-19-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,595
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Can you tell us more about the tune? What did...

Can you tell us more about the tune? What did they use? Which software program? I need one for my Twin turbo kit soon! LOL
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-04-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,402
Posted By BOYD3800SII
https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54...

https://www.camaro6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=547018&highlight=Ground

See my original post:
I only added 2 extra ground wires to the battery in the trunk. Switch to starter cables were cheap.....
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-03-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,402
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Great detail in your post. Also glad u tried your...

Great detail in your post. Also glad u tried your own TB SPACER. Let people roll their eyes all day. Experience is the best teacher and proves results. Simply put.. to each his own. The Airaid TB...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-01-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,402
Posted By BOYD3800SII
LOL its only 4, 10mm bolts. A 5th grader can...

LOL its only 4, 10mm bolts. A 5th grader can easily do the mod. I went 1 step further and I removed the plastic air baffles inside the plastic intake manifold that sit directly behind the throttle...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-29-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,402
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Not ported...polished using dremel tool to a...

Not ported...polished using dremel tool to a heavy mirror shine. Smoothed it out and removed all the rough castings and cleaned up any gunk. There are tons of how to on YouTube. It worked good for me...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-29-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,402
Posted By BOYD3800SII
You can look closely at the sway bar picture and...

You can look closely at the sway bar picture and see where it made contact with the engine cover... I have since adjusted the bolts on both sides to raise it up just enough to clear the cover...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-29-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,402
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Suprised to see this thread resurrected! LOL! I...

Suprised to see this thread resurrected! LOL! I got that from ZZPerformance. It was modeled for the 4 cylinder motor but it works with the V6 as well. It barely clears the engine cover by about...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-21-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,942
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Nothing at all i don't like. I was immediately...

Nothing at all i don't like. I was immediately impressed the moment I drove the car. It imwas way more responsive. I dont even have a tune yet either
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-18-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,942
Posted By BOYD3800SII
To really get the full potential you should have...

To really get the full potential you should have a CAI kit or K&N filter at the minimum. Any intake and exhaust mods will add to the effectiveness. Also, I like to use the "butt dyno"as a litmus...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-12-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By BOYD3800SII
Minor mods are all you can do without FI. I am...

Minor mods are all you can do without FI. I am using two turbine mufflers, Airaid Jr intake, Airaid throttle body spacer, DIY battery grounding kit, removed exhaust butterfly valves, resonator...
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