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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-25-2015, 08:27 PM
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
The preload on a factory L99 and LS3 is 2 1/2...

The preload on a factory L99 and LS3 is 2 1/2 turns or about .125 preload. And the only Morel lifter that requires only .030 preload is there limited travel lifters.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-23-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
That's the same plug that is used in the ZL1 LSA...

That's the same plug that is used in the ZL1 LSA engines. It's a colder heat range and will work fine in that combo. I run that same plug in my engine. :)
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-23-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
With VVT (Variable Valve Timing) it allows you to...

With VVT (Variable Valve Timing) it allows you to have a broader power curve than you can have with a fixed 3 bolt cam by having the cam advanced and being able to retard the cam through the RPM...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-22-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
First off on these engines pushrod lenght does...

First off on these engines pushrod lenght does not affect rocker geometry it only affects how far it depresses the plunger in the lifter. In these engines you will never need to shim the rockers up...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-20-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Degreeing the cam is always a good idea but Cam...

Degreeing the cam is always a good idea but Cam Motion cams are always within less than 1 degree of what the cam card says and even with an adjustable timing chain set the least amount you can move...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-20-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Here are the lifters ans cam from a broken tie...

Here are the lifters ans cam from a broken tie bar. The roller wheel still rolls fine the button broke off that holds the tie bar to the lifter.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-19-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,367
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
What are the spec's on your cam?

What are the spec's on your cam?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-19-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
One of our custom VVT cams...

One of our custom VVT cams 226°-.629/236°-.620-114 and ported stock heads and the rest is in my sig. :)
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-18-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
With a stock converter you can't stall it that...

With a stock converter you can't stall it that high it will launch the best at no more than about 1200rpm's. Even with my Yank 3600 stall I launch at about 1400-1600rpm's and let the converter flash...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-18-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Go with a VVT cam you will get a lot more power...

Go with a VVT cam you will get a lot more power under the curve with just as much top end power. :nod: Just look at the Fast List all the 10 sec cam cars are VVT including me and 62nalide! :thumb:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-16-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
I turn my engine 7000+ with these lifters. The...

I turn my engine 7000+ with these lifters. The Morel 4708 have a .750 wheel High RPM lifters and are drop in's. Also they don't have tie bars to break. I can show you pics. of broken tie bars and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-15-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
You don't want the morel 5206 Tie bar lifters...

You don't want the morel 5206 Tie bar lifters just something else to break (tie bar that is) the morel 4708's are drop in's they fit in the factory lifter trays. These are the ones I run in my...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-15-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Yes you need a good stall with that higher 1st...

Yes you need a good stall with that higher 1st gear in the TH400 (2.48) versus the 1st gear in a 6L80 (4.02). I know your switching from a manual trans. but just pointing the it will take a lot more...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-12-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Delete the DOD but definitely stay VVT you will...

Delete the DOD but definitely stay VVT you will have a much broader power curve with a lot more low end torque than a LS3 conversion! :nod: My car has a small VVT cam and you can see in my sig. what...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-12-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,623
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Dec. Jan. Feb. and sometimes March.

Dec. Jan. Feb. and sometimes March.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-12-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,623
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Let us know Pat G comes up with for you, Cam...

Let us know Pat G comes up with for you, Cam Motion makes the cams for him. :)
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-11-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,473
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
No that's not too much to ask for. It can be...

No that's not too much to ask for. It can be done! :nod:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-10-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,473
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
It's only the PRC heads that have to be machined...

It's only the PRC heads that have to be machined for the shaft mount rockers. As far the cam is concerned overlap has more to do with V/P clearance than lift does. I could give you a cam with .700...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-10-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,473
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
You said I could state the facts, maybe i went a...

You said I could state the facts, maybe i went a little overboard! :noidea: Lol :biggrin:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-10-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,246
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
That calculator only uses 10% loss for drive...

That calculator only uses 10% loss for drive train the losses are more like 15%+
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-10-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,473
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
The LLSR only has to be about 8 deg. bigger than...

The LLSR only has to be about 8 deg. bigger than a Hyd. so an equal Hyd. would be about 240/252.



The LLSR uses .010 lash but the valve train losses would be less because of shaft mounted...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-03-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
In and N/A engine there is a maximum amount of...

In and N/A engine there is a maximum amount of torque that can be made per the engine size but you can keep making more horse power by moving the power curve higher! That's why Pro Stock keeps going...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-03-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
That cam shouldn't require fly cutting of the...

That cam shouldn't require fly cutting of the Pistons.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-03-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Torque may win races with Diesel engines but...

Torque may win races with Diesel engines but horsepower wins in Gasoline engines.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
You can run LS3 heads on a larger bore! :) ...

You can run LS3 heads on a larger bore! :)




Its still a lot of power for a LS3 head. It would equal to about 650+ rwhp.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-02-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,221
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Yes you are correct!! :nod:

Yes you are correct!! :nod:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-25-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
It should be 4.185" bore X 4.0" stroke. That's...

It should be 4.185" bore X 4.0" stroke. That's the norm.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-23-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 907
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Hyd and Solid cam spec's are different. It takes...

Hyd and Solid cam spec's are different. It takes more duration on a solid cam to be the same as a smaller Hyd. cam! :nod:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 907
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
I'm not saying you won't pick up power with the...

I'm not saying you won't pick up power with the LL roller I'm just saying you won't pick up any were close to 50 hp when you are already in the ball park with the cam. :)
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-22-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By trw427ss @ Futral
Yes all LS engines come with a windage trays.

Yes all LS engines come with a windage trays.
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