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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-12-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,165
Posted By bowtienick
Ls3 is not a high winding engine. Huh I shift...

Ls3 is not a high winding engine. Huh I shift mine at 7grand. But nitrous is not about rpms either. More instant torque than most blowers
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-10-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By bowtienick
I would never hang turbos low. I would also never...

I would never hang turbos low. I would also never use manifolds. I would install front facing headers and v band y and high mount a single but all the systems that have singles use logs or factory...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-03-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,116
Posted By bowtienick
It's possible to get the pickup loosened without...

It's possible to get the pickup loosened without dropping the pan. But it Ain't fun.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,960
Posted By bowtienick
Pop = power

Pop = power
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By bowtienick
What do you have against top mount. Better oil...

What do you have against top mount. Better oil drain not to mention not sucking up rocks and water. Although t76 is almost too small for even stock 6.2.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-05-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 24,841
Posted By bowtienick
El Camarino. I think the intake is sitting on...

El Camarino. I think the intake is sitting on top of his engine and the bug catcher is connected to an ls.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,825
Posted By bowtienick
Is this turbo kit front mounted. I was looking at...

Is this turbo kit front mounted. I was looking at their site and it says rear mounted but shows pics of a front mount system. If it is I would definitely be interested.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-22-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By bowtienick
I would definitely run a forged short block with...

I would definitely run a forged short block with 400. 200 with standalone race gas would be good to go on stock shortblock.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-22-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By bowtienick
I was thinking about nitrous express plate lsx...

I was thinking about nitrous express plate lsx system. It is upgradable to dual stage in the plate. Lately I've been researching turbos though. Priced up system and controller and a self made stand...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-22-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,169
Posted By bowtienick
I wonder how well that top would flow into a...

I wonder how well that top would flow into a single plane with the front 4 barrel opening blocked.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By bowtienick
Turbos still have pumping pressure on exhaust...

Turbos still have pumping pressure on exhaust side and in pistons that is usually higher than boost at speed. This is still pumping losses the engine sees. Don't skimp on fuel. I am looking a lpe...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,169
Posted By bowtienick
I hope it works at 7000 because when I do my cam...

I hope it works at 7000 because when I do my cam and short travel lifters I'll be shifting at 7500. Still waiting to see what's up with this intake or I'm going with fast.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,547
Posted By bowtienick
Truthfully I've seen some guys run cheap headers...

Truthfully I've seen some guys run cheap headers AND a cam not put up as much power as I did. Now who spent their money better. I've seen some variation too but consistently better headers manual...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By bowtienick
I use 160 state and ran flat out for miles no...

I use 160 state and ran flat out for miles no problem wit temps. 178 water 244 oil.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,169
Posted By bowtienick
435 on my manual with headers/cai/ tune. Ran 12.8...

435 on my manual with headers/cai/ tune. Ran 12.8 spinning but 116.8 mph!!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,547
Posted By bowtienick
I don't just get the cheapest or the most...

I don't just get the cheapest or the most expensive. I buy what I know works. Discount headers suck. They cracked bend rust warp etc. I went with stainless works. 2" primaries and got 435 at the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-15-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 24,631
Posted By bowtienick
Never run cats on a road track. They will get...

Never run cats on a road track. They will get super hot. Forced induction makes it worse as well
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,508
Posted By bowtienick
So how is this cam holding up. I am thinking of...

So how is this cam holding up. I am thinking of the same one

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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By bowtienick
Guess im gonna get a respray sooner than I...

Guess im gonna get a respray sooner than I thaught.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-24-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By bowtienick
Yes I've clayed it every year. Actually I was...

Yes I've clayed it every year. Actually I was doing that when I noticed the entire front end is covered in microspecs of embedded material. Car is black so it shows. Maybe I'm too picky but to me a...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 06-23-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By bowtienick
this paint sucks

Well after owning my car for 3 years I'm saying what I have thought sconce I first washed it. This paint sucks. It is way too soft, embedded too easily, flakes and scratches at a glance. My car...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-24-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,263
Posted By bowtienick
can this setup be used street driving, or is it...

can this setup be used street driving, or is it drag race only. I am mainly wanting to drop weight off the car and this looks like an ideal setup.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-03-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By bowtienick
yes I've seen that one, but it only has one rev...

yes I've seen that one, but it only has one rev limiter. to get two rev limiters and a retard you have to run two units, which costs more than 1 6012 box, not that cost is that much of a factor as i...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-02-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By bowtienick
Qa1 coilovers

does anyone have any idea when qa1 will release their coilovers? I haave been really impressed with their products, and saw the are developing some for the gen 5 camaro.
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 04-02-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 72,236
Posted By bowtienick
to calculate fuel demand for n/a engines, you...

to calculate fuel demand for n/a engines, you use .5 as your multiplier.
For boosted engines you use .6 ie they take more fuel per given hp. That said they do idle/ part throttle more efficiently...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-02-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By bowtienick
msd 6012

has anyone used this with the stock computer? i mainly am looking for nitous application, but boosted also. Long story short is it appears to be the only single box that can both retard and have a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-12-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,582
Posted By bowtienick
It is really ashame what has been happening with...

It is really ashame what has been happening with oils. If you think rocker arms, lifters, etc just fail, you can keep using mobil 1.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-11-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,310
Posted By bowtienick
No. Proper performance tune, high flow exhaust....

No. Proper performance tune, high flow exhaust. Mine pops loudly.
Forum: Transmission / Driveline 09-27-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By bowtienick
WTB Stock Driveshaft

Hey my Driveshaft ate it,and i was wondering if anyone would be able to sell me their stock driveshaft so i can get my car going again, untill i upgrade it.
Thanks, Nick
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-08-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By bowtienick
You can measure from bellhousing /motor surface...

You can measure from bellhousing /motor surface to the clutch fingers, then measure from the bellhousing on the trans. to the bearing surface, like they did in the vid. and subtract those two . you...
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