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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-29-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By blue-bayou
Thanks for the words of encouragement! That's...

Thanks for the words of encouragement! That's the kind of help I need. I love having the opportunity to tear down and rebuild stronger, better, faster. etc. Plus I learn more and more throughout...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-28-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
Pulled the short block out and tore it down. ...

Pulled the short block out and tore it down. Based on what I found I can only conclude the initiating event was a rod bolt head failure on the #4 rod. The #3 piston was collateral damage; however I...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,232
Posted By blue-bayou
I have noticed my plugs are similar to these as...

I have noticed my plugs are similar to these as well. It happened before and I replaced the plugs. And my latest misfortune revealed at least one plug with the tip burned off. Mine is stock/no...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
Sorry, bone stock except for trailing arms. ...

Sorry, bone stock except for trailing arms. Although I have in the past looked into bolt-on parts, I have never utilized anything that would require a tune. And for the last 25K+ miles, there has...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
I expect cam to be ok but haven't pulled it yet. ...

I expect cam to be ok but haven't pulled it yet. I am waiting to get everything back from machine shop before tearing down further.
Heads are ok.



# 3 rod is intact. #4 rod is not. Pulled...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 725
Posted By blue-bayou
Check mass airflow sensor-sounds similar to when...

Check mass airflow sensor-sounds similar to when mine went out. For some reason though the code that was thrown was related to O2 sensor, although I can't remember what the code number was.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
Head is reusable for now but banged up pretty...

Head is reusable for now but banged up pretty good from piston parts going out the intake. Block is definitely toast. A hole in the side behind the motor mount about the size of my thumb and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
For what it's worth. The car had previously...

For what it's worth. The car had previously begun to have a ticking noise at idle that I never investigated.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
This was the 1-2 shift. I was gettin' on it. My...

This was the 1-2 shift. I was gettin' on it. My shift light was set at 6100, so, to the best of my recollection, I shifted at 6100 (I vaguely recall the light appearing), engine revved to redline...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
It's one of those new fancy transparent pistons.

It's one of those new fancy transparent pistons.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
GM elected not to cover it. I'm in a...

GM elected not to cover it.

I'm in a transitional state and couldn't provide receipts for my oil changes. Most of all my documentation is somewhere in storage or lost. All I had was a detailed...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
Stock, 66000 miles

Stock, 66000 miles
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,431
Posted By blue-bayou
Time for a Rebuild

Power-shifted into 2nd;
Heard a terrible noise-thought transmission came apart
Saw some coolant leaking toward the back of the engine
Then we decided to look down the throttle bore--kinda makes...
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 06-11-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12,563
Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
Nice! Like the script

Nice! Like the script
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 06-10-2013, 08:38 PM
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Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
On a side note............. I'm outta...

On a side note.............
I'm outta here!--And I would like to say that it has been a pleasure meeting those I've met and keeping up with all. Wish I coulda met more and done more. Cruises were...
Forum: Camaro Photoshops / Renderings Forum 04-03-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,361
Posted By blue-bayou
Flat Black

Flat Black
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 04-03-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,892
Posted By blue-bayou
I've entered Sharonville the last 3 years and...

I've entered Sharonville the last 3 years and it's a blast just sittin, lookin, and relaxin. Awards are peer votes within your own class, but I wouldn't focus on it. I'll try to enter tis year but...
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 03-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,493
Posted By blue-bayou
When does Quaker State off Colerain restart their...

When does Quaker State off Colerain restart their Sunday afternoon cruise-inn?
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-17-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By blue-bayou
That's the best part of going to the big events. ...

That's the best part of going to the big events. Stand right behind it and I swear it feels like it might knock you over.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 03-13-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By blue-bayou
IHRA posts theirs on website without having to...

IHRA posts theirs on website without having to have a membership. I haven't looked through it but I would assume it is similar

http://www.ihra.com/OnlineRulebook/
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 03-10-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12,563
Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
Well, looks like I should a gone to Edgewater...

Well, looks like I should a gone to Edgewater today. Oh well, next weekend hopefully. May do Tristate though
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,818
Posted By blue-bayou
You never know, I had a Vette that had something...

You never know, I had a Vette that had something physically break inside the steering column that prevented the car from turning right. Talk about scary.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-27-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,227
Posted By blue-bayou
I have never seen a thread so chock full of...

I have never seen a thread so chock full of misinformation and people not knowing how their car works. That's the real scary part of everything.
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 02-25-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12,563
Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
Let's do it! Actually I may be in the market for...

Let's do it! Actually I may be in the market for a clutch before too long. Hoping next track day will confirm my suspicions.
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 02-25-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12,563
Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
IF all is well weather wise- I intend to.

IF all is well weather wise- I intend to.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-21-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By blue-bayou
Even if you could get power off the clutch pedal...

Even if you could get power off the clutch pedal sensor, you would have to have additional electronics to turn the varying voltage to an on/off condition. And it would need to be configured in such...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-21-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,252
Posted By blue-bayou
I built a small bracket and bolted it up at the...

I built a small bracket and bolted it up at the top end of the pedal travel. There is a bar in that area that two small bolts can pass through to mount a bracket and then put an older type brake...
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 02-20-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12,563
Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
Don't be a carpetbagger

Don't be a carpetbagger
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 02-10-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12,563
Views: 359,522
Posted By blue-bayou
I say we have a party at his house and help...

I say we have a party at his house and help himget his IROC going.
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 02-08-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,493
Posted By blue-bayou
Yes, but I also noticed he posted in the Ohio...

Yes, but I also noticed he posted in the Ohio sticky, where I gave a better response (at least in my mind). But hey, I wish there were more opportunities too. The last couple years CincySpeed has...
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