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Forum: Member Car Journals 05-07-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 41,236
Posted By simon.w
Love seeing these posts ... FYI I now have a...

Love seeing these posts ... FYI I now have a shorter extinguisher listed at the front of my posts so that you can mount on the passenger side.

So great to see this!

Thanks Don

Simon
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-27-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,977
Posted By simon.w
That's a good looking fire extinguisher bracket...

That's a good looking fire extinguisher bracket you have there.... wonder where you got that from! :headbang:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-17-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
Totally agree ... That's why I invented my fire...

Totally agree ... That's why I invented my fire extinguisher bracket so I don't have to rely on the fire truck .

And around 50 people out there have bought them so far ... So I'm doing my part to...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-07-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,940
Posted By simon.w
Whipple has had the IAT at the back of the plenum...

Whipple has had the IAT at the back of the plenum since 2011.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-05-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,940
Posted By simon.w
There used to be a fair bit of talk in here about...

There used to be a fair bit of talk in here about KB ... Back in 2010-2011 you'd see equal chatter about the Whipple, Maggie and KB.

There was a lot of noise about the higher AITs ... And how that...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-30-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
The heads are removed ... thus no exhaust ports. ...

The heads are removed ... thus no exhaust ports.

I reckon you are referring to the motor mount.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
Sorry to hear that. Know the feeling all too...

Sorry to hear that.

Know the feeling all too well!

So ... What's you your shopping list for the rebuild?

This is where the fun starts!

I know you don't have to remove the front clip and...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-24-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,632
Posted By simon.w
Depends what you want to do with the car ......

Depends what you want to do with the car ... Nacho with the TT LSX is putting down 1360rwhp and still has a manual.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-23-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,632
Posted By simon.w
I've been running a mantic 9000 series for over 2...

I've been running a mantic 9000 series for over 2 years and absolutely love it .... Have given it hell ... It has never suffered from shuddering, doesn't slip and has excellent pedal feel. I'd put...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-19-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
Agree ... #7 was set off alarm bell in my head...

Agree ... #7 was set off alarm bell in my head too!
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-19-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
The OP changed plugs ... and swapped with other...

The OP changed plugs ... and swapped with other cylinders ... I can't see this being the issue.

It's gotta be these little dudes
...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
One last thing to check ... take it to someone...

One last thing to check ... take it to someone like kragens, oreilly's, autozone and get them to check the battery. My car was having issues when it warmed up because of low voltage from a dying...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-18-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
Hey ... and all of you guys I met who are doing...

Hey ... and all of you guys I met who are doing autocross and track days ... don't forget to let me know if you are interested in the fire extinguisher bracket I showed you.

It will come, painted...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
:thanks: great to meet you too!

:thanks: great to meet you too!
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
:thanks:

:thanks:
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
Hmmm ... OK, so at least we've eliminate those...

Hmmm ... OK, so at least we've eliminate those two things.

It is possible that there is a break or bad joint in the wiring loom that connects to the coil pack. Heat causes things to expand and...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-16-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
Yep ... can sympathize with you and your wife...

Yep ... can sympathize with you and your wife predicament.

FYI a cracked ringland will not necessarily mean it smokes ... mine didn't.

My money is on:

1. Coil pack that fails when hot, so...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-16-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
I assumed he was. Maybe not. I'll keep an eye...

I assumed he was. Maybe not. I'll keep an eye out on his instagram and share if he posts.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,988
Posted By simon.w
The only way to know for sure is to trailer it to...

The only way to know for sure is to trailer it to a reputable tuner and get them to log it.

You could spend hundreds of $ and waste many hours of your time trying a process of elimination before...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-16-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
:thanks:

:thanks:
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-16-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
I guess he'll be putting it up soon ... he got my...

I guess he'll be putting it up soon ... he got my son to video it for him on his gopro.
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-16-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
He sure did. He's in a whole other league! ...

He sure did. He's in a whole other league!

Think about it ... he gets 1360rwhp ... I get 782 ... the difference between 1st and 2nd is 578hp ... that's about what my car was before I did the...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-16-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
Was great to meet you guys briefly. My son and I...

Was great to meet you guys briefly. My son and I watched a couple of your runs - very impressive.

I was over at the dyno ... Ended up taking out second place for the day with 782.5rwhp and...
Forum: California Meets and Events 03-06-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,419
Posted By simon.w
If I'm not driving in the event ... can I go for...

If I'm not driving in the event ... can I go for just one day?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-05-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
My first car was a mini ... Battery was in the...

My first car was a mini ... Battery was in the trunk. Supposed to have a cover ... Mine didn't.

I was carrying some small block chev engine parts in the trunk ... The dipstick jumped across the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-04-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
Thanks Jamie ... glad you like it and you found...

Thanks Jamie ... glad you like it and you found the install easy.

There is a whole lot of piece of mind in know there is an extinguisher within easy reach isn't there!

I've always thought...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-02-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
I've done it ... three times with an extinguisher...

I've done it ... three times with an extinguisher believe it or not. BUT you have to get to it VERY quickly - and of course it depends on the intensity of the fire. Some electrical and oil are not so...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-01-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
Yep ... cars can be replaced ... people can not. ...

Yep ... cars can be replaced ... people can not.

If it gets to that stage ... walk away.

When I was 15 I was at my parents house ... (they lived on a highway in the country in Australia) ... I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
I posted this a few weeks ago ... this guy was...

I posted this a few weeks ago ... this guy was driving his 1968 HK Holden Monaro to the Monaro Nationals in Australia.

More here:...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-01-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,031
Posted By simon.w
Wow! So I am sorry to hear about that. But...

Wow!

So I am sorry to hear about that. But so glad you are all safe.

Yep ... I agree with Dan ... That's why I invented the fire extinguisher bracket for my camaro ... And why I started making...
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