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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-27-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 26,337
Posted By jamesc1123
I screwed mine in.

I screwed mine in.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-18-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By jamesc1123
I have the Hawk HPS and I have no problems with...

I have the Hawk HPS and I have no problems with brake noise (just ensure you put some good anti-squeal compound on during install). Seeing as a number of people were complaining about loud OEM pads,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By jamesc1123
You are probably using a good enough fluid for...

You are probably using a good enough fluid for now, but you should bleed it before every track day and flush it once a year. As for pads...I didn't have problems with HP+ As my first track pad, but...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By jamesc1123
Some people like to reverse the bolt when they...

Some people like to reverse the bolt when they reinstall so they don't have all that hassle in the future.
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 04-18-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 32,800
Posted By jamesc1123
You're supposed to use new bolts and toque to 44...

You're supposed to use new bolts and toque to 44 lb*ft + 90deg (bolts are torque to yield).
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By jamesc1123
I can't answer that question, but check out this...

I can't answer that question, but check out this post for a possible solution.
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=348133
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By jamesc1123
Hmmmm... I'm nowhere near an expert, or even...

Hmmmm... I'm nowhere near an expert, or even marginally intelligent, but I'll help as I can. I assume with the 3.23 you have an A4 (4L60E), and the gears are vaguely similar to what the cars in these...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By jamesc1123
I was pretty sure you needed a little more, so I...

I was pretty sure you needed a little more, so I re-looked the Chevrolet Performance Parts Catalog: "The V6 1LE suspension kit requires use of SS Brake kit #’s 23120542 and 23120543 for proper rear...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By jamesc1123
PM prices on a full kit and the DIY Kit please.

PM prices on a full kit and the DIY Kit please.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-19-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 26,337
Posted By jamesc1123
I can't speak for JDP, but mine are 3"

I can't speak for JDP, but mine are 3"
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-19-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 26,337
Posted By jamesc1123
I wanted to share what I've done, and I'll post a...

I wanted to share what I've done, and I'll post a more detailed explanation when I get a chance.
Forum: Exterior Parts & Accessories 05-13-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By jamesc1123
WTB: lower air dam

I'm looking for the lower air dam (takes incoming air from the lower grill and diverts it to the radiator). I got a little over zealous cutting mine for break ducts.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-06-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By jamesc1123
As for the components, with your example, the...

As for the components, with your example, the aftermarket pieces are a lot more robust. So, like the bushings, there will be less give, better transfer of power. Some people have had trailing arms or...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-29-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jamesc1123
SPCBA: thanks...I know that's the right answer, I...

SPCBA: thanks...I know that's the right answer, I guess I wanted you to justify me being lazy. No such luck, huh!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-29-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jamesc1123
I've taken care of the hoses and fluid. What I...

I've taken care of the hoses and fluid. What I want to know is what can I get away with on my pad and rotor setup. I'm going to go with stock rotors, but I want a set of pads for the street and a set...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-28-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jamesc1123
Brakes for Driving Season

I'm getting ready to start up the new year of HPDEs and what not, and I'm looking for this year's brake solution. In the past, I've run Hawk HP + year round with stockers on back.
I'd like opinions...
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 10-07-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By jamesc1123
2010 2SS/RS CGM

I'm looking at selling my Camaro. I love this car, but I could use the money from payments.
Cyber grey mettalic with white stripes
IOM interior
27000 miles
pre-ordered (R6P code)
G6X3 cam...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-06-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,350
Posted By jamesc1123
So on GM parts direct there is a 20x10 and 20x11...

So on GM parts direct there is a 20x10 and 20x11 in two codes: RSK and RTQ. Is one the 10 spoke design? DOES ANYBODY KNOW?!?!?!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-30-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By jamesc1123
If you're not going to the track, or even if you...

If you're not going to the track, or even if you are with such light driving I might go with an intermediate pad. Maybe Hawk HPS. Granted it is a result of going to the track, but my HP Plus are...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-12-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,651
Posted By jamesc1123
Like has already been said, if you want better...

Like has already been said, if you want better braking, it comes with its side effects. Here's a few other things that might help bring down the noise though:
Gob on the anti-squeal compound
brake...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-22-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,139
Posted By jamesc1123
eegads...you guys are cheaters! The much much...

eegads...you guys are cheaters! The much much less expensive heater hose clean up kit and oh by the way you just happen to show some GORGEOUS valve covers and coil relocation brackets! It all looks...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-25-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,686
Posted By jamesc1123
On LS1tech they said they netted 42 hp by...

On LS1tech they said they netted 42 hp by switching to their new heads and an FAST LSXR intake manifold.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-15-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By jamesc1123
:yikes: I stand Corrected. Good to hear then :D...

:yikes: I stand Corrected. Good to hear then :D I thought it was hard enough for guys to do that with a Corvette and the more efficient drivetrain that comes with em.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-14-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By jamesc1123
500hp cam only ain't gonna happen. But G6X3 with...

500hp cam only ain't gonna happen. But G6X3 with ported heads, intake and throttle body combined with an UD pulley, plugs, T-stat and a good tuner will surely get you to the magic number.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-14-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By jamesc1123
On a dynojet I did 477/454 SAE with cam and...

On a dynojet I did 477/454 SAE with cam and ported (stock) intake manifold and throttle body.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-13-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,595
Posted By jamesc1123
You'll get bolt-on torque levels at about 3000...

You'll get bolt-on torque levels at about 3000 RPM. I didn't pick up any time on my 60 ft (running stock tires), but I went from at 13.26 at 107 to a 12.61 at 114. Best trap speed was 116 vs a 107...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-12-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,294
Posted By jamesc1123
TSP put their new small bore LS7 heads on an LS3...

TSP put their new small bore LS7 heads on an LS3 with a FAST 102 intake and throttle body, and picked up 42 hp. They expect to be able to do the same with their aftermarket casting LS3 heads, once...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-12-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,294
Posted By jamesc1123
Yay deployment money. Texas speed, trick flow,...

Yay deployment money. Texas speed, trick flow, and mast Motorsports either have or will soon have new aftermarket cylinder head castings. Better flowing with a steeper valve angle (allows more...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-08-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,887
Posted By jamesc1123
What company's heads do you have on there?

What company's heads do you have on there?
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-05-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,801
Posted By jamesc1123
Your transmission needs to warm up for quick...

Your transmission needs to warm up for quick shifting, else you should ease into the gears. The tranny will not be fully warmed up enough unless you take the RPMs close to redline a few times. I...
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