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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-31-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By tadams72
I'd still look at the oil pressure relief. I...

I'd still look at the oil pressure relief. I have run many track days in southern California using Mobil 1 with no pressure drop. The hottest being a hundred degrees and the calculated oil temp...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-27-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,477
Posted By tadams72
Unfortunately, welcome to the club. It seems...

Unfortunately, welcome to the club. It seems those of us tracking the Camaro are starting to see failures attributed to the rigors of the road track. My failure was a crap TEA double valve spring...
Forum: Local Marketplace 05-23-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By tadams72
Send me the pics and maybe we can make a deal.

Send me the pics and maybe we can make a deal.
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 05-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,142
Posted By tadams72
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 05-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,142
Posted By tadams72
Where in SoCal? Are the Eibachs a little...

Where in SoCal?

Are the Eibachs a little smaller (diameter at the spring) than factory strut spring combo. My car is primarily HPDE and I am looking to take handling to the next level but I need...
Forum: USA - California 05-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
Ahhhh....

Ahhhh....
Forum: USA - California 05-09-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
What the hell do you need a V6 intake for?

What the hell do you need a V6 intake for?
Forum: USA - California 04-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
Not pulling the head is concerning. They took the...

Not pulling the head is concerning. They took the path of least resistance. A compression test may or may not tell you anything of value and you can't inspect a valve for damage from the top of the...
Forum: USA - California 04-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
Doesn't sound familiar. I work at North Island...

Doesn't sound familiar. I work at North Island with NCIS.
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 21,171
Posted By tadams72
Let's see some slips...

Let's see some slips...
Forum: USA - California 04-18-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
Well, just decide to open it up and do the mods...

Well, just decide to open it up and do the mods before it grenades. It is much more expensive to do it after the fact. If you need a visual of the damage a broken valve spring can create, come by my...
Forum: USA - California 04-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
Maybe not but they should give you a complete run...

Maybe not but they should give you a complete run down on what they opened, what they inspected, what they replaced, and why. I say this because if you are coming up on warranty expiration this may...
Forum: California Meets and Events 04-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 21,171
Posted By tadams72
Suck it. :frusty:

Suck it. :frusty:
Forum: USA - California 04-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 60,380
Posted By tadams72
Alex, A broken valve spring can do a lot of...

Alex,

A broken valve spring can do a lot of damage. Did they pull the head and inspect the piston and cylinder? What work did they do to repair the car?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By tadams72
Oh that sounds too familiar... #1 cylinder...

Oh that sounds too familiar... #1 cylinder intake valve spring (crap TEAs with only 9000 miles on them). Engine is on the stand and just trying to put money and a plan together for the new engine....
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 03-29-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,132
Posted By tadams72
I've got the LPE with 4.10s and it has held up...

I've got the LPE with 4.10s and it has held up without issue on the street, strip and road track. That being said, I have gear whine. I am running Pfadt diff bushings as ell as solid sub frame...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 01-26-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,401
Posted By tadams72
Yep. Agreed.

Yep. Agreed.
Forum: Wheels / Tires 12-20-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By tadams72
Shoot a picture of the patch if you could from...

Shoot a picture of the patch if you could from the inside of the tire and outside the tire. Want to see how the repair looks. Thanks.
Forum: Wheels / Tires 12-14-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By tadams72
Ok. Thanks.

Ok. Thanks.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-13-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By tadams72
Well the budget is putting the project on hold...

Well the budget is putting the project on hold but I think I've got it worked out. Going to run a 10mm spacer and the late model truck studs that are longer. Going to work pretty good I think.
Forum: Wheels / Tires 12-13-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By tadams72
I'm in San Diego. Willing to meet half way?

I'm in San Diego. Willing to meet half way?
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-12-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By tadams72
I am running Pfadt springs, sway bar, and end...

I am running Pfadt springs, sway bar, and end links in the front. I am going to run Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Test fit one today and it clear the strut body by the slimmest of margins. Probably...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-11-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,511
Posted By tadams72
Doc, I am fitting my new wheels tomorrow...

Doc,

I am fitting my new wheels tomorrow with a Pilot Super Sport. Wasn't even looking at these because of the 300 tread ware rating initially but the more I read the more I am liking them. Will...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 12-11-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By tadams72
What's the tread depth? Pics?

What's the tread depth? Pics?
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-11-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By tadams72
I HPDE on road courses so I am not expecting any...

I HPDE on road courses so I am not expecting any problems here. Auto-X (which I don't do) is probably going to be tough with large fronts.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-11-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By tadams72
You may be able to get by with less camber. Not...

You may be able to get by with less camber. Not sure how much it moved the tire in so don't know for sure. The other thing, there is a lot of material in in the wheel hub. I am going to double...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-10-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By tadams72
I just picked up some TSW Panorama 20x10 35mm...

I just picked up some TSW Panorama 20x10 35mm offset and just test fit the fronts without tires. No way this is going to fit without a spacer. I've got .17" clearance between the rim lip and the...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 11-22-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By tadams72
Ok, let me know if you change your mind. GLWS.

Ok, let me know if you change your mind. GLWS.
Forum: Wheels / Tires 11-22-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By tadams72
Looking for rears. Willing to separate?

Looking for rears. Willing to separate?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-10-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,051
Posted By tadams72
Wow, I wonder why Improved Racing designed it...

Wow, I wonder why Improved Racing designed it that way? I was thinking I will compare wome photos between the Improved Racing Design, LPE, and Katech.

I am running a 1 ⅞" primary LTs. Do you...
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