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Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-04-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By mikeSS
i prefer to run catless with supercharger because...

i prefer to run catless with supercharger because you dont run the risk of melting cats, and also run the potential to shoot flames.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-02-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,751
Posted By mikeSS
Europe is more setup for people to use cars less...

Europe is more setup for people to use cars less though. I use to be shocked about european prices, until i got older and understood it more. I was also in europe this past summer. Everyone drives...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 12-02-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,751
Posted By mikeSS
With Trump coming to office, and the gaining...

With Trump coming to office, and the gaining power of american drilling. These OPEC deals mean less and less.

although prices will jump for now.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 09-27-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,092
Posted By mikeSS
0-60 times? lol Is that what we are...

0-60 times? lol

Is that what we are comparing here?
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-19-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,704
Posted By mikeSS
A lot of people (like your self) overestimate a...

A lot of people (like your self) overestimate a dealerships say in warranty work. They have the rights to make judgment calls on certain stuff.

Once your engine blows, a GM rep gets involved. The...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 08-11-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,915
Posted By mikeSS
After owning both a camaro (5th generation) and...

After owning both a camaro (5th generation) and corvette. I have also checked out the new 6th gen.

In terms of performance, the SS or high models are the way to go bang for buck. That new Zl1...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-07-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,861
Posted By mikeSS
My shop is also pricing around that. the...

My shop is also pricing around that.

the LT1 requires more work than the LS3 it replaced. Part of the problem is that GM used silicone instead of gaskets. So it gets little messy to clean up and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-20-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,989
Posted By mikeSS
Been while since i read a catch can thread for...

Been while since i read a catch can thread for the LS3. But I have read tons of catch can threads for the new LT1 engine. The biggest selling point of catch cans is to stop carbon build up on the...
Forum: LT1 (6.2L V8) Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions 07-19-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,898
Posted By mikeSS
of course hes running a cam.....

of course hes running a cam.....
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-19-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,704
Posted By mikeSS
I manly focus on the LT1 engine, but from what i...

I manly focus on the LT1 engine, but from what i heard turbo engines have more "blow by".
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-18-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,704
Posted By mikeSS
i just wanted to share some pictures of a actual...

i just wanted to share some pictures of a actual LT1 engine. instead of catch can sellers posting the typical coked beyond believe valves from different engines.

i would think doing a manual...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-18-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,704
Posted By mikeSS
I do think these DI engines have valve coking...

I do think these DI engines have valve coking problem.

BUT people have to realize the new GM LT1 specially is not as bad as pass DI engines. Vendors love to post pictures of major valve coking of...
Forum: V6 LGX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-16-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,310
Posted By mikeSS
If in order to justify buying a car you need to...

If in order to justify buying a car you need to use its full potential on the roads. Then nobody would be buying most high performance cars.

There isn't anything "wrong" with either car, just...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-09-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By mikeSS
compared the LS3 corvette, and L99/LS3 camaros...

compared the LS3 corvette, and L99/LS3 camaros people are not doing nearly as many cam swaps these days.

I think its because they require little more work.
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 06-28-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,914
Posted By mikeSS
The 6th generation camaro is insane for the...

The 6th generation camaro is insane for the money.

never would i thought it could actually compete with a BMW M3 on a track. After watching that motor trend comparison on youtube.

I am betting...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-16-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 113,328
Posted By mikeSS
Ya during the warranty period i wont be...

Ya during the warranty period i wont be installing one.

I dont see a reason not to install one after warranty is over.

I also dont see a problem with never installing one, and doing a manual...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 06-02-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 113,328
Posted By mikeSS
Back when i had my camaro, people always...

Back when i had my camaro, people always (probably still do) talked about catch cans. Threads on threads about how important it was. while my local performance shop was doing my cam install i...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-23-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 52,657
Posted By mikeSS
I dont have to cite the source. FACT: PCV...

I dont have to cite the source.

FACT: PCV is a emission control device
http://www.econofix.com/pcv.html
FACT:change any part of any emission control device difference from OEM spec is federal...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-22-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,293
Posted By mikeSS
Most people dont care about tuning or modding....

Most people dont care about tuning or modding. They just want to get back a nice running car for years after spending a lot of money.

I understand that engines are not going to last forever, and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-22-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By mikeSS
I had QTP cutouts installed on my modded camaro....

I had QTP cutouts installed on my modded camaro. (headers, cam, intake custom tune etc.) The car made less power with cutouts open. I saw this with my own eyes on the dyno. Made a run with and...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-22-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 52,657
Posted By mikeSS
everyone is overlooking the FACT that its a...

everyone is overlooking the FACT that its a federal crime to add a catch can device to your PCV system. Or mod it in any other way, even if it helps the system in a positive way
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-22-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 113,328
Posted By mikeSS
thats the thing that people like you will never...

thats the thing that people like you will never understand.

It does not matter what caused what,GM has the right to deny. If you have a problem, you are welcome to use the court system.

Of...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 05-22-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 113,328
Posted By mikeSS
Came late to the thread, and read the first 7...

Came late to the thread, and read the first 7 pages.

Heres how it works.

GM may in theory have to prove the mod caused the problem, BUT if they decide the mod is connected to the failure, and...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-01-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,293
Posted By mikeSS
Its not like you can even buy your way out of...

Its not like you can even buy your way out of this problem either. EVERY car is getting it or already has DI.

all 911 models have it, BMW has it , benz has it, even Lamborghini has all DI...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-01-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,293
Posted By mikeSS
yup about a 20WHP loss at 20k miles. This...

yup about a 20WHP loss at 20k miles.

This is topic is now being talked about on different threads on the corvette forums. LT1 for the win.
...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 04-17-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,820
Posted By mikeSS
The older generation direct injection engines...

The older generation direct injection engines were really bad.

They have made changes, and want engines to last without any problems through the warranty period.

Its for sure still a...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-16-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By mikeSS
IMO the camaro SS is the best value for the money...

IMO the camaro SS is the best value for the money right now. There really isnt to much compromise getting a camaro.

My advise is for people who can afford either car. Being that both cars offer a...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 04-16-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,380
Posted By mikeSS
The corvette unlike the camaro has always been a...

The corvette unlike the camaro has always been a great performance car. So you are taking a great car, and making it better.

Corvette didn't need much improvements. The biggest complaint in the...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-10-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,293
Posted By mikeSS
Not at all, MAYBE if my engine blew up after...

Not at all, MAYBE if my engine blew up after mods.

I probably would mod the LT1 before i would do a engine swap. Not because of the price, more of safety concern. The whole engine swap thing is...
Forum: V8 LT1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-08-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,293
Posted By mikeSS
talks bad about a certain technical part of the...

talks bad about a certain technical part of the car= troll. People just cant take anything negative about the car they drive.

I have been on these forums for years, with thousands of posts. I...
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