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Old 07-19-2019, 07:11 PM   #43
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What cradle bushing kit? Gmpp before they were discontinued?
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Old 07-19-2019, 08:31 PM   #44
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What cradle bushing kit? Gmpp before they were discontinued?
The part number 84341929 solid cradle bushing kit should be available soon. I am expecting to receive the first set as soon as they are released.

We will have this car on display at the Scoggin Dickey booth at the NMCA race in Joliet next weekend. I'm sure those guys would have a better idea of what's going on.
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Old 07-30-2019, 09:51 AM   #45
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On the Scoggin Dickey booth at Joliet. They liked having it so much that it will also be at the NMCA Norwalk event and the LS Fest!

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Old 11-08-2019, 05:45 PM   #46
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How does the car run with the gray race filter
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Old 11-09-2019, 07:39 AM   #47
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How does the car run with the gray race filter
It definitely made more power once tuned. It's hard to give an exact number as we only had time to make so many pulls.

Since our NMCA and NHRA seasons are now over we are getting ready to do a bunch of track testing. Stay tuned!
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Old 11-09-2019, 08:26 AM   #48
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I had recently been working with the gray filter and will track test it next weekend. The thing that’s killing me is the maf signal at cruise rpm. Do you cruise on the highway with it? Even tuned it gets wacky cruising around 1500 rpm. Like some turbulence or something hitting the Maf during that condition. That’s not there with the blue filter at all.

Once we go wot the signal is clean as a whistle within .5% af error. Do you have any insight? As a drag only filter maybe this is normal? Or not??

Last question. does your cai have the baffles parallel to the maf card like the standard intake, or is it a open tube?

Thanks. I am following your thread, it’s not like other builds, so keep on posting!!

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Old 11-18-2019, 10:50 AM   #49
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We really haven't done anything more than drive the car around the pits and down the track. You have made us curious though. As the NHRA and NMCA seasons are now over, we are planning to jump back on this project. I will see if I can get HP Tuners involved in a "filter test".

Thanks for following. I think things are fixing to get interesting!
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Old 12-03-2019, 05:36 PM   #50
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I received this today!!

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Old 12-10-2019, 12:27 PM   #51
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I can't say how happy I am to finally have this car up on a lift!! Today we are at Maxxdrive in Shelby North Carolina to start installing the rear cradle parts.

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Old 12-10-2019, 04:42 PM   #52
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I can't say how happy I am to finally have this car up on a lift!! Today we are at Maxxdrive in Shelby North Carolina to start installing the rear cradle parts.
Great to see those bushing going in...
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Old 12-11-2019, 11:36 AM   #53
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The brakes and axles are out!

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Side-by-side weight comparison. I was surprised that we actually had a small loss in rotating weight!


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One thing that I love about the Chevrolet Performance kits is that they come with all new hardware. (No running to the parts store!)

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This is the GM tool to install the cradle mounts.

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I am heading out for the PRI Show and leaving this in the more than capable hands of the Maxxdrive crew. More photos when I get back!!
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Old 12-11-2019, 11:32 PM   #54
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thank you for the weights. ive been wondering how much some of this stuff weighs.
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Old 01-05-2020, 01:54 PM   #55
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Photobucket has been having some issues lately. We have been getting some jobs finished, but haven't been able to update.

The first job was to install a driveshaft loop from BMR. Anytime you have sticky tires on your car this is required. It was not expensive and installs easily once you drop the exhaust and heat shield. The driveshaft does not need to be removed.

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The finished loop.

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Old 01-05-2020, 02:10 PM   #56
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The car finally has the cradle mounts installed!! This is not the easiest job in the world. We used the GM tool to both remove the old and install the new bushings. You could do this at home with enough jack stands and a couple of jacks, but I would highly recommend getting a company like Maxxdrive to do this particular job.

To remove the old bushings we first thinned the lip with a die grinder and then used an air chisel to remove the lip. We pulled the bushings out with the GM tool. No heat required. Jason at Maxxdrive made this look easy!

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The cradle after the bushing was removed.

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Using the GM tool to install the top half of the new bushing. This takes a little patience to get started, so don't try to rush this part or the bushing will get jammed at an angle.

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The final product!

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