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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,919
Posted By dreksnot
I posted this in the FI in an oil choice...

I posted this in the FI in an oil choice question. I'll post my analysis here also, for a comparison.

Lab analysis report using Valvoline Racing Synthetic (VR1) Motor Oil 20W-50


(72)...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-23-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,394
Posted By dreksnot
Lab analysis report using Valvoline Racing...

Lab analysis report using Valvoline Racing Synthetic (VR1) Motor Oil 20W-50



(72) 1/4-mile runs
(6) 20min duration road course runs around 2.55 mile track
Spirited daily driving...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-23-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By dreksnot
A better question would be "what clutch not to...

A better question would be "what clutch not to get." There are so many great aftermarket ones out there.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
AEM Tru Boost controller. Installation...

AEM Tru Boost controller.
Installation instructions say "manifold pressure." I don't know exactly where my installer tied it in. Now, I'm going to have to search for it when I get home due to...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
This goes pretty much with what you're saying...

This goes pretty much with what you're saying Ted. Springs appear to be solid at peak boost whereas controllers slip some. Any way around that?

Here's a video showing the dynamics with a boost...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By dreksnot
BINGO!

BINGO!
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-21-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By dreksnot
Stock clutch doesn't like DRs. Common for mine...

Stock clutch doesn't like DRs. Common for mine to stick to floor at high RPMs and slipping the clutch out. Smells awful and the run goes south. Suck, refill, pump 25x, repeat until fluid clearer. ...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-20-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,433
Posted By dreksnot
Eaton TrueTrac and 3.91 are a "go." With the...

Eaton TrueTrac and 3.91 are a "go."

With the addition information on popping while you're turning, sounds more like your clutches in the diff. I've broken teeth on them and that's what I got...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-18-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,812
Posted By dreksnot
LOL. I don't think we need to worry about the...

LOL. I don't think we need to worry about the little additional weight the ZL1 iron pumpkin adds over something else unless we're planning on getting professional and doing weight reduction on the...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,812
Posted By dreksnot
I suppose anyone who's had a problem and seen...

I suppose anyone who's had a problem and seen this thread would let us know their issues. Haven't seen any actual members with bad experiences in here. Thank you for your positive experience. Our...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-16-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
There is one more track day left in our race...

There is one more track day left in our race season here in CO, this weekend. After that I figure I'm going to pull the trigger on some twin-disc clutch and rear. Then, next season, I can be more...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,433
Posted By dreksnot
Not quite. You need to add a pumpkin, and that...

Not quite. You need to add a pumpkin, and that puts you a lot more over. Just saying. 9" might be stronger, but does cost much more - depends on your end goal.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
You can still do that with a 9." So many choices...

You can still do that with a 9." So many choices these days. Just would have to purchase the center section (differential), add some tough axles and a drive shaft. That's all....

But, I'm still...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-15-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
I feel your pain (in a sense; I have yet to break...

I feel your pain (in a sense; I have yet to break something with my setup but I'm due). My kids might object to another crazy in the house, LOL!

I'm running 315/18 NT05R's at the track and 315/20...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
You're thinking nonsense! Fix it! Run it! Have...

You're thinking nonsense! Fix it! Run it! Have fun! I've been eying that ZL1 driveline kit myself hearing numerous upped HP ZL1's running solid with it. It's more economical and could possible...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-15-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,433
Posted By dreksnot
Ring gear

Ring gear
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
That particular run I posted started with a...

That particular run I posted started with a 4,300rpm launch with rpm's dropping to 1,200 (bogging at launch /w DR's) with zero boost (stock HP). Boost starts climbing at 3,000rpm and hits full boost...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-13-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
One more thing. If you car is running great then...

One more thing. If you car is running great then stop doing paralysis by analysis thing. Enjoy it. Go kick some butt at the track, enjoy what you're doing and quite trying to improve your perfect...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
Green line is my boost. I guess I am getting a...

Green line is my boost. I guess I am getting a little "droop" in 3rd gear - I peaked 7.8# and it fell to 6.7#. Still ET'd 124MPH though.
...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
On the dyno with my 8# springs, it would peak at...

On the dyno with my 8# springs, it would peak at 6.5# and taper off to 6# (pre-boost controller and before 4# springs). [elevation mile high]

With my AEM boost controller and 4# springs, it's a...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By dreksnot
The AGP kit mounts at the end of the exhaust...

The AGP kit mounts at the end of the exhaust manifold, all nice and neatly tucked mid-mount. Plenty efficient with exhaust heat and minimal lag. There are some rear mount turbos that allow you to...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
Won't happen with a stock clutch (pedal will do...

Won't happen with a stock clutch (pedal will do the infamous soften up and stick to the floor). Twin or triple-disc is needed! Any, yes. With the RPM's up and putting load on the car will spin up...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-08-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
I am the epitome of inconsistent now. I average...

I am the epitome of inconsistent now. I average 2.2 with DR's with a best of 2.1. I think it's a combination of driver, rear gears (3.45) and stock clutch. Looking to swap rear diff to 3.73 and...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-08-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,915
Posted By dreksnot
What boost controller you running?

What boost controller you running?
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-07-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,708
Posted By dreksnot
I have more RWHP than you with my 673 with 10.4#...

I have more RWHP than you with my 673 with 10.4# boost. Oh, wait. Let me figure in my altitude correction factor of 1.33. Nope, I guess I actually only have 506rwhp hitting the pavement. Oh, how...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-04-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By dreksnot
This is with a driver that is still learning to...

This is with a driver that is still learning to launch the car on stock clutch and new DR's;
12.1sec @ 117mph - Bandimere Speedway (alt 5,800ft) DA 9,016' <-- pull out your oxygen masks you...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-03-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,406
Posted By dreksnot
Been using my AGP TT DD for other things lately. ...

Been using my AGP TT DD for other things lately. I don't have an 1LE but not a whole heck of a lot of difference to an SS. Got 22 runs in at the 1/4-mile track last Friday afternnon. It's tough...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,611
Posted By dreksnot
:sm0:Ain't dat da truth! Just a start... :fear:

:sm0:Ain't dat da truth! Just a start... :fear:
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,394
Posted By dreksnot
Valvoline Racing Synthetic (VR1) 20W-50 in Summer...

Valvoline Racing Synthetic (VR1) 20W-50 in Summer with my AGP TT setup with no other engine work. When Winter hits will be changing out to Mobil 1 5w-40 Turbo Diesel.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By dreksnot
Take a look: ...

Take a look: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=376370

I run with someone who also does a 150 shot. Holy crap, the torque down low is incredible!
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