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Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 11-21-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Tim M
About right...get it on the track for 20 minutes...

About right...get it on the track for 20 minutes and see the other end of the scale.
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-05-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
Things are starting to move forward: ...

Things are starting to move forward:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52478822703_2170490fff_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nXnFDZ)

More parts showed up...time is the issue!

Starting to really...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 10-25-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By Tim M
No e-car will sound like that! Love it!

No e-car will sound like that! Love it!
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 10-21-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
asthmamax11: Appreciate the comments and...

asthmamax11: Appreciate the comments and confidence! I use the kiddos as an excuse with the CFO of the house...;-)

Finally, starting to look at the Camaro again...pulled the blower top off...bit...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 10-04-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
Other projects are wrapping up and so is the...

Other projects are wrapping up and so is the season here in Germany! Bummer, but more progress...

LT4 head gasket arrived...preferred something thinner to regain a bit of compression, but...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-08-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Tim M
If you have 100K on a supercharged LT1 - that is...

If you have 100K on a supercharged LT1 - that is really pretty incredible - kudos to you and the tuner.

:-)
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 08-05-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By Tim M
Thanks for the feedback, folks. All LT4's...

Thanks for the feedback, folks.

All LT4's come with Ti on the intake side so figured durable enough for Chevy - good enough for us especially since valve float might have been limiting our...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 07-21-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By Tim M
Appreciate the comments. Our HP goal is...

Appreciate the comments.

Our HP goal is quite conservative and likely inconel would be wasted on our build. We would like fresh exhaust valves and curious what aftermarket offers as a suitable...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 07-20-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By Tim M
Exhaust Valves? (Supercharged LT1)

Greetings!

Restarting on our LT1 build for my SS 1LE with LT4 blower.

I'm considering new exhaust valves on the OEM LT1 heads. I've already received the Ti LT4 intake valves...to reduce...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 07-20-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tim M
Katech_Zach: Great info! Thanks.

Katech_Zach: Great info! Thanks.
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-28-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,805
Posted By Tim M
A .028 inch gasket will still have contact on...

A .028 inch gasket will still have contact on undecked GM heads? Hmmm...guess I need to order the .040's...thanks, Katech!
Forum: Transmissions 06-26-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,578
Posted By Tim M
You must lower it more than 1 inch...5 inches is...

You must lower it more than 1 inch...5 inches is much closer to the truth.
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 06-15-2022, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim M
I understood it to be about spring pressures. ...

I understood it to be about spring pressures. High spring rates (due to the upgraded camshaft) will result in the phaser no longer working as designed.

Cam Motion recommended mine to be locked...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 05-18-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
1LEornothing: We selected Johnson Lifters from...

1LEornothing: We selected Johnson Lifters from Katech - slightly tighter tolerance to the lifter bores, as I understand it.

4.5 months wait for the ARP head bolts to arrive...came with a new GM...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 05-08-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,564
Posted By Tim M
265 psi??? Is this a quality gauge?

265 psi??? Is this a quality gauge?
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 05-07-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
Slow going, but the machinist is back from...

Slow going, but the machinist is back from Croatia...retrieved the block, crank, rods, pistons...all with a clean bill of health and spot on clearances.

Possibly the first time someone put an LT1...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 05-07-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,166
Posted By Tim M
I have no issues with OEM oil cooler setup...

I have no issues with OEM oil cooler setup...
Forum: 2016+ Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 05-04-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,006
Posted By Tim M
Compression test may give indications...leak down...

Compression test may give indications...leak down test is best. Lot of miles on it - you did well!
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-16-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,755
Posted By Tim M
Only way to go...screw in: ...

Only way to go...screw in:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49300167421_8100ba76cb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i7ufbz)
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 04-16-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
Very slow movement due to travel and another...

Very slow movement due to travel and another project...

Received my precision oil dumbbell...because I needed one and seems like a good idea:
...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 04-13-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,366
Posted By Tim M
Not a Camaro, but I've done nothing different at...

Not a Camaro, but I've done nothing different at Daytona on a couple of cars. I don't see a reason for it on a street car.

Make sure you go high as you can - makes for a great photo!
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 04-03-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By Tim M
Good info - I wondered the same! Thanks.

Good info - I wondered the same! Thanks.
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 03-24-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
Finally got a moment to test fit the main...

Finally got a moment to test fit the main bearings and take the block, crank, pistons to the machine shop for verification of sizes and clearances:

Long bolts on the inside!:
...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 03-12-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
1LEornothing: No argument on your comments. It...

1LEornothing: No argument on your comments. It was fun while it lasted...ultimately, I was likely pushing too much boost for track duty/autobahn for the available 98 octane German fuel. I used...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 03-07-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By Tim M
The Classroom #2: One Way to Build an LT1

Greetings!

We recently finished another project for one of my young 'assistants' and have the 'opportunity' to start another for the older brother.

16 months ago - engineless 1998 Mitsubachi...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro 1LE 03-07-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By Tim M
That is awesome! Another event I'd like to try! ...

That is awesome! Another event I'd like to try! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Member Car Journals 02-26-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 66,494
Posted By Tim M
Finally ordered a car cover...project is becoming...

Finally ordered a car cover...project is becoming a longer term one...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51904406044_ceda010064_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n5BDAu)
Forum: Member Car Journals 02-05-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 66,494
Posted By Tim M
Few more arrivals! C5R timing chain from...

Few more arrivals!

C5R timing chain from Katech:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51864029881_68c4668e1c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n23HaK)

And rev capable Johnson 2110K Lifters replacing...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 02-02-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,077
Posted By Tim M
Modern technology continues to amaze me. ...

Modern technology continues to amaze me.

Maybe we will give that a try on the next iteration.

This go around we will stick with Chevy's recipe.

Thanks!
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 01-29-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,077
Posted By Tim M
Ted - thanks for the feedback. Sounds a bit...

Ted - thanks for the feedback. Sounds a bit radical for my preference.

EDF - one won't hit 600 CHP with a smooth idle cam. :-) LT4-like performance would be acceptable for my purposes. Heck...
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