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Forum: Forced Induction - V8 Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Stingr69
Yes - the cam swap is the reason you need to...

Yes - the cam swap is the reason you need to upgrade the chain and gears. Add the LS2 dog bone to eliminate the spring loaded LS3 tensioner while you are at it. No need to upgrade if you are still...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,688
Posted By Stingr69
Lets hope that does it. :thumb: If this IS...

Lets hope that does it. :thumb:

If this IS the issue - Once you get the ECM reflashed and it actually starts/ runs :clap: you might want to first copy the fresh factory flash on to something you...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,688
Posted By Stingr69
Missile Man, Do you by any chance have an early...

Missile Man,
Do you by any chance have an early build 2010? If so, you may have a problem....

The ECM needed to get an update from GM before you can put a blower tune on it. Sounds crazy but it...
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 09-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Stingr69
There are 3 different block castings used during...

There are 3 different block castings used during '69 year model for DZ 302's (and many other V8's of the time) depending on the date of production. There is also another block casting that is...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Stingr69
The temperature coming out of your defroster vent...

The temperature coming out of your defroster vent may be below the dew point of the outside ambient air. Try raising the temp of your defroster discharge and see if the condensation goes away.
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-24-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By Stingr69
Same company - different appliance: We have a...

Same company - different appliance: We have a Samsung 46" DLP television. The unreliable main boards were a "known" issue that Samsung denied knowing about for a LONG time. Dead pixels and other...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 09-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,052
Posted By Stingr69
That's a really nice basic beer with a big...

That's a really nice basic beer with a big alcohol content that never gets enough credit. I do like it. :happy0180:
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 09-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Stingr69
IMO pulling off the rubber trim and looking in...

IMO pulling off the rubber trim and looking in there for the screw holes is an easy job. Takes maybe 2 minutes. Put the screws in the holes and put it back together. You can feel with your fingers...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Stingr69
Tire Rack $822 plus freight plus $100 for...

Tire Rack $822 plus freight plus $100 for mounting & balancing (by a careful guy that loves Corvettes) and it comes in just under a grand.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 08-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,381
Posted By Stingr69
You are splitting hairs. The D4 is marginally...

You are splitting hairs. The D4 is marginally better on street cars in cold weather. The MTL is slightly better for race conditions. Both are good and compatible. Blend them and you get somewhere...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Stingr69
The Lingenfelter/AAM gears are probably going to...

The Lingenfelter/AAM gears are probably going to be more durable. Only ones I would consider.

-Mark.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,378
Posted By Stingr69
I am in the same boat as you. Black SS with the...

I am in the same boat as you. Black SS with the same setup. The factory polished wheels are great and in my mind hard to beat but your car seems to be going in a direction where the wheels need to...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By Stingr69
http://i60.tinypic.com/2w3bcj5.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2w3bcj5.jpg
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Stingr69
Just a suggestion - If you go for new tires, be...

Just a suggestion - If you go for new tires, be sure to remove the weights and clean up the glue residue before you go. Those guys at the tire shop might not be so careful with your rims.
Forum: USA - New England 08-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Stingr69
I did it myself. Not hard but I did have a...

I did it myself. Not hard but I did have a strange wiring harness issue. One call cleared that up and I was back in business in no time. LOVE IT!!!
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Stingr69
You need to change the fluid at the least. There...

You need to change the fluid at the least. There are some threads on it. The clutch dust has contaminated the fluid. This is a common issue here. You can separate the fluids with a separate...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,688
Posted By Stingr69
Apples to Apples - Edelbrock will have a small...

Apples to Apples - Edelbrock will have a small edge in low end grunt over the Maggie (or any other similar supercharger) and the Maggie will have a small edge at the top end. Torque on the Edelbrock...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,176
Posted By Stingr69
Lots of people can rock a mullett but not...

Lots of people can rock a mullett but not everyone has a CAMARO!!!!! :headbang:


I actually had a D.A. with a tail for a few hours back in the late '80's. The guys at the shop had a field day...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 514,038
Posted By Stingr69
You have to watch all the way to the end.

You have to watch all the way to the end.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By Stingr69
"Commando" 1985 Matrix: [holds Sully...

"Commando" 1985

Matrix: [holds Sully upside-down over a cliff by his leg] Listen, loyalty is very touching. But it is not the most important thing in your life right now! But what IS important is...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 08-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,052
Posted By Stingr69
Thanks for the advice. My wife loved the Miller...

Thanks for the advice. My wife loved the Miller Chill but it seems to be discontinued around here. Gonna have her try that Mich Lime. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 2,214,531
Posted By Stingr69
GIFs or it didn't happen!!!! :biggrin:

GIFs or it didn't happen!!!! :biggrin:
Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 07-31-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By Stingr69
Not really. :) It depends on the factory options...

Not really. :) It depends on the factory options selected. Optional on Z/28's until about April of '69 - the "D80" Spoiler Package was not allways factory installed.

'69 Z28 Trunk Lid Striping:
...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,498
Posted By Stingr69
Here is my 4-legged, furry side kick. He is so...

Here is my 4-legged, furry side kick. He is so chill. :smoking:

http://i58.tinypic.com/2a6unme.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/1zgpxf7.jpg

-Mark.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-23-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,525
Posted By Stingr69
Dude, where's my car?

Dude, where's my car?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-21-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,815
Posted By Stingr69
You are welcome - Thanks for trusting some random...

You are welcome - Thanks for trusting some random anonymous guy with a keyboard. :lol:

-Mark.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By Stingr69
Watch out for the caffiene. You can become...

Watch out for the caffiene. You can become almost allergic to it out of nowhere. Ask my wife. We were told that it might be from coffee but she is hard headed and refused to give it up (she is like...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,815
Posted By Stingr69
Honestly - If he used DEX 6 it will be worse...

Honestly - If he used DEX 6 it will be worse notchy than stock.

Redline D4 seems to be popular here. It costs little to do the swap and it is super easy to drain and refill. If I ever need to...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 07-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,815
Posted By Stingr69
I can't agree with that. The factory service...

I can't agree with that. The factory service manual will call out the proprietary GM fluid part number - it does not accept Dexron 6 spec fluid. Different stuff all together. There is no "official"...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,445
Posted By Stingr69
My Opinion - We live in a different time. The...

My Opinion - We live in a different time. The Muscle Car era was a fairly "new thing" when it began in the mid '60's. Factory high performance really took off during this period. It was...
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