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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By VADER SS L99
Nice. Do you have a baseline comparison with the...

Nice. Do you have a baseline comparison with the new numbers to see what the curves look like?
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion Yesterday, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,052
Posted By VADER SS L99
Nt555R is what I consider a good street tire that...

Nt555R is what I consider a good street tire that can be used at the track. A Mickey Thompson ET street is a great strip tire that can be used on the street. See the difference.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-27-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 617
Posted By VADER SS L99
If that old cam is bad you better change the...

If that old cam is bad you better change the lifters and oil pump at minimum. Best would be to inspect and clean everything making sure no other damage was done or debris in block. Lifter bores could...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-27-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,160
Posted By VADER SS L99
Just so all the manual LS3 5th gens know and...

Just so all the manual LS3 5th gens know and understand, 62nalide is talking about L99 cars ONLY in regards to not needing any suspension parts at that power level. If a drag radial equipped LS3...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-26-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By VADER SS L99
You realize that's almost like saying a 2014...

You realize that's almost like saying a 2014 Mustang GT loses to a 2015 Mustang GT on a road course and people need to learn to live with it. I mean yeah it does lose but big deal since it should....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-25-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,175
Posted By VADER SS L99
I know its hard for you to comprehend because of...

I know its hard for you to comprehend because of everything that has been beaten into our brains from Gen 1 small blocks to gen 3 small blocks but the proof is there for you to see. No one is going...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-25-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,160
Posted By VADER SS L99
Not a easy win at all. I say very close. Your...

Not a easy win at all. I say very close. Your talking about a low 12's car vs a low 12's car. Driver will determine outcome.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-25-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By VADER SS L99
I don't buy that "get what you pay for" when it...

I don't buy that "get what you pay for" when it comes to Porsche anymore. I think your paying for the name more than anything. No way could anyone convince me that a Porsche that cost the same as or...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-25-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,175
Posted By VADER SS L99
Old conventional wisdom for a 376 ci engine...

Old conventional wisdom for a 376 ci engine making 350-450RWHP would suggest a 1 3\4"- 1 7\8" but it has been proven with this engine/car that a 2" LT header makes the most power and sacrifices...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-23-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,239
Posted By VADER SS L99
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ioNkkdQ896E ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ioNkkdQ896E
Rangers 10.7@130mph run with a C6 Z06 was stock with C5 z06 rear wheels and drag radials. It still had stock front wheels/tires as you can see in the video....
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-21-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,239
Posted By VADER SS L99
High 10's stock and nearly stock are a good start...

High 10's stock and nearly stock are a good start but I would like to see the C6 Z06 record smashed before I get overly impressed. Like a 10.4 or lower. You would think a extra 150HP and 8 speed...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-19-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,239
Posted By VADER SS L99
I agree. I think the first thing I would have to...

I agree. I think the first thing I would have to do if I ever got a C7 Z06 is get some custom made wheels with normal C7 vette offsets for the front and Z06 offsets for the rear. Then you could take...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-18-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,809
Posted By VADER SS L99
Too be honest I hate this type of comparison for...

Too be honest I hate this type of comparison for a performance car. It has shafted the Corvette for over 15 years because of subjective crap that is purely opinionated. I can't tell you how many...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-17-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,163
Posted By VADER SS L99
This sounds like a really hypothetical question...

This sounds like a really hypothetical question and thread. If serious and you did manage to take that much weight out then I think you should kill him if he is using the M90 and canned tune. If he...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-17-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By VADER SS L99
Are you going to try and get a same day baseline?

Are you going to try and get a same day baseline?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-15-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By VADER SS L99
That would be really good gains if he is not...

That would be really good gains if he is not going to change a thing other than the heads. Without bringing the boost back up to pre ported heads boost I'm going to predict around 25RWHP.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-13-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By VADER SS L99
If you were to compare fast list it will tell you...

If you were to compare fast list it will tell you that the two cars are seriously super close. The top 20 fastest stock LS2 GTO's range from 13.0-12.6 with the fastest A4 GTO at 12.8 (nearly the same...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-13-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,561
Posted By VADER SS L99
Dammit, where are my leather seats and premium...

Dammit, where are my leather seats and premium audio system cause I have a SS with RS package. I now have a serious bone to pick with GM. Not to mention the money I spent adding the 4 pack gauges....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,049
Posted By VADER SS L99
:sm0: this made me laugh out loud, thanks.

:sm0: this made me laugh out loud, thanks.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,049
Posted By VADER SS L99
I'm talking about the header collector. Unless...

I'm talking about the header collector. Unless you have a new custom built header collector built in a 4" it doesn't matter how big the piping is behind it. The highest amount of flow you could get...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,049
Posted By VADER SS L99
Is there even a 5th gen header that is bigger...

Is there even a 5th gen header that is bigger than 3" at the collector? If not its a mute point and you have to stick with 3". If a 3" collector is the biggest I would just get 3" cutouts and a true...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By VADER SS L99
This. Just Google the subject and you will see...

This. Just Google the subject and you will see many failed bearing issues over the years where people put in new rod bolts without resizing them.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-10-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,679
Posted By VADER SS L99
If there was no GTR model in the Z06's price...

If there was no GTR model in the Z06's price range then okay but there is a $115K GTR track edition not to mention a base GTR is over $100k. Also, a 3LT Z06 with Z07 package is about $100k before any...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-10-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,585
Posted By VADER SS L99
The Magnaflow resonated x pipe with muffler...

The Magnaflow resonated x pipe with muffler deletes is not what I would consider traditional muffler deletes. I would consider that as someone who was intelligent enough not to drop a grand on the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 02-09-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,679
Posted By VADER SS L99
Two things really stood out to me when I read...

Two things really stood out to me when I read this article.

1 was the fact that the Z06 was slow in acceleration. 124mph trap speed the Z06 posted in 1\4 mile acceleration is what a C6 Z06 does....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 858
Posted By VADER SS L99
Definitely change the oil sooner than 9k miles...

Definitely change the oil sooner than 9k miles on a cammed engine even if that oil is rated for 15k-25k. It would probably be better if you used the Amsoil Zrod or Joe Gibbs LS30 for a cammed car...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 41,880
Posted By VADER SS L99
Yeah, why wouldnt it be fair to compare cars of...

Yeah, why wouldnt it be fair to compare cars of two different generations and a out of production car against a in production car. Why hasn't any major media publication tested the 2014 GT500 against...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,069
Posted By VADER SS L99
Considering how old the 5th gen is now and the...

Considering how old the 5th gen is now and the fact that the Mustang is a brand new platform I'm not surprised. Actually, I'm a little surprised that the 5th gen is out selling the Challenger...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 01-29-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,839
Posted By VADER SS L99
Mod for mod and assuming all variables equal the...

Mod for mod and assuming all variables equal the Z06 will always be faster. Friend of a friend put his on the scales a while back with about 1/8 of a tank of fuel and it was just a little over...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-28-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By VADER SS L99
Might be good for someone who runs out of gear at...

Might be good for someone who runs out of gear at the track and doesn't want to change the gear ratio again. Even then that's alot of rolling weight/resistance.
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