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Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 09-02-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By oldman
I would do a gentle ramp cam, you don't need much...

I would do a gentle ramp cam, you don't need much and but you could use a little more lift and duration for more RPM. For me on a centri, RPM really made the package more street friendly. I would...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,834
Posted By oldman
Yeh I just smooth them out and left the valley,...

Yeh I just smooth them out and left the valley, but somebody must have tried something??
Forum: Transmissions 09-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By oldman
I put a Zl1-1le shaft on my SS, it was a direct...

I put a Zl1-1le shaft on my SS, it was a direct bolt-on.
Forum: Transmissions 09-02-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By oldman
GM Performance Driveshaft for $125..

So for a M6 Camaro you can buy a GM Performance Driveshaft for $1095. Or you can buy a EBay ZL1-1le (so you KNOW it is a manual), and just bolt it in. I paid $125 for mine with no donuts.

For...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 09-02-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By oldman
any comments welcome...

any comments welcome...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,781
Posted By oldman
You can recenter the wheel, but when I tried...

You can recenter the wheel, but when I tried no-bueno and I had to take it to Firestone and use my lifetime warranty to get the clocking correct. I have NO idea why.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,760
Posted By oldman
I built my engine for 100K, change springs at...

I built my engine for 100K, change springs at 50K. Cam Motion sub .600 lift, Johnson lifters , they are .045 taller than LS7 lifters, so probably going to need LS7 pushrods which are 7.800 or .050...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By oldman
pipe is NOT larger. one cat I think the driver's...

pipe is NOT larger. one cat I think the driver's side is slightly different, and the tips.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,781
Posted By oldman
don't spin the wheel or you are probably...

don't spin the wheel or you are probably screwed.... I'd tape or tie down the steering wheel just to be sure.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,834
Posted By oldman
when I ported the stock intake (MSD too, but to a...

when I ported the stock intake (MSD too, but to a lesser extent) there were areas that had valleys where the intake is glued together. What do people run to smooth this out? Black sillycone or 2...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 09-02-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By oldman
The hollow valves (ex is sodium filled), are weak...

The hollow valves (ex is sodium filled), are weak spots, especially the hollow steel intake. they should be replaced when doing heads IMO.


then for the M6 it would be a Zl1-1le driveshaft ($150...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 09-02-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By oldman
fair price for used supercharger and fuel

I took a job in Hawaii and was going to ship my car, but the shipper could not load it (he could not drive manual). So I was just going to sell the car sans supercharger. I paid 32,500 for it and...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 08-27-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By oldman
2016 1SS M6 white 18,500 miles in Austin,TX

deleted for now as I messed on the price and the shipper says they can pickup my car today.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-20-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By oldman
There is a special high torque gray gasket sealer...

There is a special high torque gray gasket sealer works...not just RTV.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-20-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,834
Posted By oldman
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 08-15-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,604
Posted By oldman
My blower intake tube pushed the MAF into the...

My blower intake tube pushed the MAF into the shroud, I have had this issue twice due to the MAF wires being punched into the shroud.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-15-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By oldman
did you just turn it back????

did you just turn it back????
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-15-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By oldman
heck I'd trim the ear, turn it and silly-cone it...

heck I'd trim the ear, turn it and silly-cone it back.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-15-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,656
Posted By oldman
What, I'm suppose to drive the thing:eyebulge:

What, I'm suppose to drive the thing:eyebulge:
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-15-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,656
Posted By oldman
It a hobby for me, so I can see doing heads only....

It a hobby for me, so I can see doing heads only. I would go with a Proflow intake valve if you want maximum flow (undercut head), if money is not a big issue. I got my heads ported by Pray things...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 08-13-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By oldman
Here, a completely optimized full race set...

Here, a completely optimized full race set yielded less than 1 PSI of boost at the end of 1/8 mile....
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-13-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,141
Posted By oldman
The shim needs to be ground down, you can't just...

The shim needs to be ground down, you can't just put it on. No grinds = BAD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE07CYIHavQ
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-13-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,141
Posted By oldman
You can look at the shim, if there are no grind...

You can look at the shim, if there are no grind marks on it, I HIGHLY doubt it was done.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,656
Posted By oldman
did both

did both
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-12-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,754
Posted By oldman
The V8 is just as light as the flat 6 when all is...

The V8 is just as light as the flat 6 when all is said and done, especially on my Bro's car since he has an aftermarket turbo setup, so it really is NOT a drag race package.

He is for you...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By oldman
nice...

nice...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,141
Posted By oldman
so the lobe will need to be shimmed in, lots of...

so the lobe will need to be shimmed in, lots of right ups on that.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-12-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,754
Posted By oldman
My bro is considering tossing out his turbo flat...

My bro is considering tossing out his turbo flat 6 for this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxmPWBN74kc


Just think stock LS7 at say 515 HP in a 2900 lbs ride...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By oldman
I looked at the axle oiling but felt that was...

I looked at the axle oiling but felt that was overkill on mine plus I worried about getting the correct preload, and lastly not all race parts are durable for 100K. Really it was the lack of...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,141
Posted By oldman
What cam in the COPO?

What cam in the COPO?
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