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Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-06-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By jlbabb
Thanks for the help guys. I will certainly try a...

Thanks for the help guys. I will certainly try a rebalance.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-01-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By jlbabb
305/35/20 MTs shaking

I have a full drag radial set of drags & skinnies for the track. I just wanted a tire that would halfway hold on the street that I could put on the 20 inch stock wheels. The Mickeys hook as well as...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 10-18-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By jlbabb
Anyone using a launch control or 2 step on a manual?

Just checking to see if anybody is using a 2 step or launch control on a manual car. What are the options & how much does it help at the drag strip? Any help is appreciated.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-16-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By jlbabb
All the bearings were burned. Engine builder said...

All the bearings were burned. Engine builder said it was like the oil pump quit working. I was at the GA wannagofast event so I was twisting it hard.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-14-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By jlbabb
I would like to see the whipple build also. We...

I would like to see the whipple build also. We called whipple & they said they didn't offer a zl1 supercharger at this time but would in the future. They just didn't know how long.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 05-14-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,813
Posted By jlbabb
Is any body making over 1000rwhp?

Just wondering what you guys are doing to get 1000rwhp or above. I was making 770 on stock bottom end & spun all the main & rod bearings. Went back with a stroker kit. 413 ci I think. Made 770 on...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,429
Posted By jlbabb
Thanks for the info guys & thanks for the link to...

Thanks for the info guys & thanks for the link to the group buy. I think om gonna give them a call.
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,429
Posted By jlbabb
I know its been discussed in many different ways...

I know its been discussed in many different ways on this thread alone but I still need a little advise. My car makes 770 rwhp. I currently have the M/T 20s. I have been using them for street...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 01-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By jlbabb
Yes they allow drag radials. They're having 4...

Yes they allow drag radials. They're having 4 different ones this year. Check it out. Wannagofast.com.

I went 149 this year in Georgia.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 01-13-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By jlbabb
Thanks for the info guys & you're right Stephen...

Thanks for the info guys & you're right Stephen 770 is stupid ridiculous on the street. I did the wanna go fast half mile this past year & would like a little more when I go back. I know I may gain a...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 01-12-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,945
Posted By jlbabb
Stock bottom end limit

Just curious if anyone has found a limit on what the stock bottom end can handle. I'm currently at 770 rwhp & thinking I am close if not pushing it a little. I would like to add a small shot of...
Forum: USA - Florida 10-31-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By jlbabb
Thanks for the info. I think you talked me into...

Thanks for the info. I think you talked me into bringing the ZL1 for turkey run. Won't fit in as well at the Turkey run but I can't turn down time at the track.
Forum: USA - Florida 10-29-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By jlbabb
We are coming down for the Turkey run & staying...

We are coming down for the Turkey run & staying all week. I was searching for cruise ins or something earlier in the week for something to do & noticed they are having street drags on that tuesday. I...
Forum: USA - Florida 10-27-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By jlbabb
Orlando Speedworld

Has anybody been to the Tuesday night street racing at Orlando Speedworld?
Forum: Local Marketplace 10-27-2013, 12:22 AM
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Views: 418
Posted By jlbabb
Orlando Speedworld

Has anybody been to the Tuesday night street racing at Orlando Speedworld?
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-21-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
I have looked those guys up & they do seem to do...

I have looked those guys up & they do seem to do good work. I am very pleased with the work Walden did on my car though. It makes 770 rwhp. You should at least give Rob a call before you make your...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-19-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
What are you having done & what kind of numbers...

What are you having done & what kind of numbers are you looking for?
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-17-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
Does anybody know what the fastest camaro was? I...

Does anybody know what the fastest camaro was? I know the MTI ZL1 ran 147 without the nitrous. Don't know if they ever ran it with nitrous. I have a good go pro video of my 149 run. If someone can...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-17-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
My car is black. I hope I'm not breaking any...

My car is black. I hope I'm not breaking any forum rules about sponsors but Rob at Lamar Walden Automotive did the work.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-16-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
I have had the heads & cam done, headers, pulley,...

I have had the heads & cam done, headers, pulley, & meth kit. It made 772 rwhp. It's awesome. Got it back just in time to make the event this weekend. Got some good go pro video. I'll post it if I...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-16-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
I hit 149 on my best run. Only got to run 3...

I hit 149 on my best run. Only got to run 3 times. I really wanted the 150s.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-12-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By jlbabb
I will be there on Saturday. Can't wait.

I will be there on Saturday. Can't wait.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 12-16-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,713
Posted By jlbabb
Awesome run. I have a horrible time tying to get...

Awesome run. I have a horrible time tying to get the rpm level right at launch. All we have around here is an 1/8. What were you're 1/8 times. I have about the same mods as you w/drag radials but can...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 11-17-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By jlbabb
It sounds awesome. Mine are set up with AR...

It sounds awesome. Mine are set up with AR headers. I would post a video but I dont know how.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-17-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,057
Posted By jlbabb
We have a gas station that sells it at the pump...

We have a gas station that sells it at the pump for our local circle track as well & you have to be careful because the gas at our station is leaded. Runs good in my 69 Camaro & my 66 Chevy II but...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-30-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,142
Posted By jlbabb
I have the billy boat exhaust ordered & it should...

I have the billy boat exhaust ordered & it should ship next week. I'm going to have it put on with my header install. I will let everyone know how it sounds when I get it on the car. Billy boat...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-30-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,945
Posted By jlbabb
I put an MGW in my dad's 03 z06. It installed...

I put an MGW in my dad's 03 z06. It installed without any problems. The instructions were very thorough. It shifts smooth with a really short throw. It was a big improvement over the stock shifter...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-27-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By jlbabb
Thanks. I played with it this afternoon & see how...

Thanks. I played with it this afternoon & see how it works now. I guess I should have looked into it a little more before asking a dumb question.

What kind of times should I expect in the 1/8? ...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-26-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By jlbabb
What mode for the strip?

Planning on going to the local 1/8 mile strip this weekend with my ZL1. I have been before in my dads 03 Z06. With it I had the option to turn traction control off & leave active handling on in...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-18-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By jlbabb
Ordered B&B Fusion yesterday

I ordered the B&B Fusion exhaust for the ZL1 yesterday. They said it may be a couple of weeks before it ships but they should have the video up on the sight next week. I can't wait to see what this...
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