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Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum Yesterday, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By Fraxum
If you take out the Hex Vent trays MAKE SURE you...

If you take out the Hex Vent trays MAKE SURE you do not drive in the rain. And even with the trays in there is some spllage on the engine. And putting on the engine cover is only a little better. ...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Fraxum
One of these clutch problem threads should be a...

One of these clutch problem threads should be a sticky.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Fraxum
I never had to do this. But OP, if you let it...

I never had to do this. But OP, if you let it get too bad this should be the plan. I change out my reservoir every time before I go to to the track.

One other thing. I once had the sticking...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Fraxum
Check the fluid in the reservoir every time...

Check the fluid in the reservoir every time before you go to the track. If it is brownish at all suck most of the fluid out of the reservoir and replace it with Motil 660 brake fluid.

After...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 23,969
Posted By Fraxum
I am hoping the same thing won't happen with the...

I am hoping the same thing won't happen with the 6th gen Camaro. I think it will not be as light as we are hoping. The Camaro is based on the CTS version of the Alpha platform I hear. I have been...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-21-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 23,969
Posted By Fraxum
A stupid one I know. :doh:

A stupid one I know. :doh:
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-21-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,367
Posted By Fraxum
Wow OP! Way to show off those twins. Amazing...

Wow OP! Way to show off those twins. Amazing first time out.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,543
Posted By Fraxum
In context of the Camaro, C6 works I think. It's...

In context of the Camaro, C6 works I think. It's Camaro5. So maybe we can save alot of typing and call the next Camaro just 6. Only kidding.

I hope you are right, but I do not think so. We...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-20-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,543
Posted By Fraxum
So cool that my old 1LE is still the best...

So cool that my old 1LE is still the best Pony/Muscle car you can buy.

So I wonder, how will Chevy top the 1LE? The handling and fun to drive will be hard to top. So give us the same car that...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-20-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,714
Posted By Fraxum
After much hand wringing and talking the 1LE...

After much hand wringing and talking the 1LE Inferno is going with the ZL1 Diff. Now after I add the CTS/V brakes, my 1LE will be as heavy as a ZL1. I will not have Mag Ride or a warranty, but I...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-20-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
Dreksnot is right. Going ZL1. I looked over the...

Dreksnot is right. Going ZL1. I looked over the ZL1 forum and could not find a ZL1 diff failure. I know it's happened, but it's not common.

My gear guy thought the TrueTrac and stronger diff...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
Thanks for your help. And as for the $$ add the...

Thanks for your help. And as for the $$ add the towing charges.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
Update. My car is now in a local shop run by a...

Update. My car is now in a local shop run by a Mustang guy. lol. Anyway he thinks the problem is the limited slip since sometimes the cars drives fine in 1st gear for a little while. If the gear...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-18-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,525
Posted By Fraxum
Nice, after the diff replacement I am done with...

Nice, after the diff replacement I am done with the drive train. I wonder if I can DIY.

I had a subthump box on my '11 SS. But on the 1LE is went with a simple amp replacement. I did buy...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-18-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,525
Posted By Fraxum
I am of the same opinion too for a 600-700 RWHP...

I am of the same opinion too for a 600-700 RWHP car. I wonder though, what is the weight difference over the stock SS set up with the ZL1 setup?

I guess once I add the ZL1 Diff and CTS/V brakes my...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-17-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Fraxum
OP, Even with the good axles, still watch the...

OP, Even with the good axles, still watch the launches. My diff went before my stock axles.

Strong diff options are very expensive.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-17-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By Fraxum
Centerforce DYAD also very highly recommended. ...

Centerforce DYAD also very highly recommended. Most are very happy with the Mantic.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
For now I am just replacing the gears. If I stay...

For now I am just replacing the gears. If I stay at 6 pounds of boost and stick with the slippery Goodyears I am good till winter. Then I can sell the 3.91 diff (very popular) and I think the ZL1...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,942
Posted By Fraxum
I am luckier as here in South Jersey we can race...

I am luckier as here in South Jersey we can race into December. There is a big event on Black Friday. I can recommend the Centerforce DYAD. Really light pedal pressure and a nice engagement ramp...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 10-17-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 81
Sticky: 1LE Fast List
Views: 16,863
Posted By Fraxum
I am told the LS3 can safely rev to 6800. I...

I am told the LS3 can safely rev to 6800. I think the stock limiter is 6,600?

I have been trying to see how fast I can go right now, but in the long run I will lower my shift points so I don't do...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
Yea, too much more.

Yea, too much more.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-16-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,942
Posted By Fraxum
Yea, let me know how you go. I will do something...

Yea, let me know how you go. I will do something better this winter. Just getting my car back on the road right now. May still try my luck with the street tires at Atco, as awful as they are there.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,942
Posted By Fraxum
I think Ted and Siver are right, the ZL1 setup is...

I think Ted and Siver are right, the ZL1 setup is all I need. My car is not going to stress the diff not much more, if any more than a stock ZL1.

Yea, I did not know there was a 9" IRS setup as...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 10-16-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 81
Sticky: 1LE Fast List
Views: 16,863
Posted By Fraxum
Shifting 67-6800, my latest tune limit is set...

Shifting 67-6800, my latest tune limit is set @6800. My shift light is set at 6500 and a good portion of the time I bump against the limit with a little pop. My problem is an inconsistent launch....
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,198
Posted By Fraxum
I for one do not see the 2015 GT PP as a fail at...

I for one do not see the 2015 GT PP as a fail at all. Lots of big improvements and a much better car than it was. If the comparison was just GT to SS the outcome might have been different. The 1LE...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 10-16-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Sticky: 1LE Fast List
Views: 16,863
Posted By Fraxum
Then 547/529. Next I moved up to 579/565 and went...

Then 547/529. Next I moved up to 579/565 and went 11.618 @119.

At 615/635 now and in the garage with stripped gears. I will have to give up DRs to let the diff survive now.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 10-16-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Fraxum
Sorry, I could video my 1LE sitting in the garage...

Sorry, I could video my 1LE sitting in the garage for the next week or so. :cry:

But my 1le axles are still holding up well!
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-16-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
So about a $1K difference. And I would still...

So about a $1K difference. And I would still have my 1LE axles.

I wonder how much more the ZL1 Diff setup weighs versus the 9 inch. At least its sprung weight.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 10-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,198
Posted By Fraxum
I might add the old LS3 easily holds way more HP...

I might add the old LS3 easily holds way more HP reliably bone stock (like 700+ at the crank) than the 5.0. And the compact LS leaves lots of room around the engine to work under the hood. The LS...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-16-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fraxum
Wait, after some research, is the 9 inch diff you...

Wait, after some research, is the 9 inch diff you are talking about for IRS? I see this is possible. If it is, is it lighter than the ZL1 setup? Will it bolt into my SS/1LE?

If I do get a ZL1...
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