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Forum: USA - California 12-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By simon.w
I have the 3" Borla with LTs and no cats ... but...

I have the 3" Borla with LTs and no cats ... but I also have a built motor with a blower ... so may not give you a true indication.

FYI I LOVE it! I tolerated a very loud XS Power exhaust for...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 12-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By simon.w
Whipple will give you that whine too .. not quite...

Whipple will give you that whine too .. not quite as loud though.

It's very prominent as it drives towards you under acceleration though.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 12-01-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By simon.w
I would recommend the Mantic 9000 Series Twin...

I would recommend the Mantic 9000 Series Twin plate (as would a lot of other people in here with big HP FI cars).

I've done a lot of miles on mine with 732rwhp ... it hooks up well and has the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By simon.w
From a performance car parts shop in Australia...

From a performance car parts shop in Australia called autobarn.

They'd sell the stuff at the likes of pep boys, kragens, autozone
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By simon.w
If it's just the lip, an adhesive pin stripe...

If it's just the lip, an adhesive pin stripe works. I did it on my SSV commodore when I lived in Australia. You just have to make sure that you get tires fitted from the back in future so it...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By simon.w
I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to...

I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to 22's ... serious traction issues at my HP/TQ.

Fitted Vredestein Ultrac Sessantra recently ... unbelievable difference!!! They hook up wayyyy...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By simon.w
I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to...

I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to 22's ... serious traction issues at my HP/TQ.

Fitted Vredestein Ultrac Sessantra recently ... unbelievable difference!!! They hook up wayyyy...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By simon.w
I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to...

I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to 22's ... serious traction issues at my HP/TQ.

Fitted Vredestein Ultrac Sessantra recently ... unbelievable difference!!! They hook up wayyyy...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By simon.w
Vredestein Ultrac Sessantra - The best 22" tire by a long shot!

OK ... so like everyone else running FI on 22's ... traction is a BIG issue. Please hold off on the "well you shouldn't run 22's" comments ... I built this car for go AND show ... and the 22's look...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By simon.w
I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to...

I have been running Nitto Invos since I went to 22's ... serious traction issues at my HP/TQ.

Fitted Vredestein Ultrac Sessantra recently ... unbelievable difference!!! They hook up wayyyy better...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 11-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,435
Posted By simon.w
Shipped to 92673please

Shipped to 92673please
Forum: Interior Parts & Accessories 11-14-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By simon.w
Camaro Fire Extinguisher Mounts for sale

Some of you may have seen the bracket I designed and posted in the DIY section. Well due to the response and demand, I am putting them into production.

It will come, painted flat black, with all...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 11-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,419
Posted By simon.w
Thanks very much Dan. Was nice to meet you mate....

Thanks very much Dan. Was nice to meet you mate. BTW ... Borla have asked if they can use my car in the SEMA ignite after party ... Looks like I have a bit of work to do this weekend getting it...
Forum: Local Marketplace 10-29-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By simon.w
XS Power 3" Cat-Back Stainless Exaust

Bump ... will take $300

3" XS Power Full Stainless Steel 3" Cat Back Exhaust to suit 2010 to current SS Camaro (excluding convertible or vehicles with ground effects package).

Fitted to showcar...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-29-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By simon.w
XS Power 3" Cat-Back Stainless Exaust

SOLD

3" XS Power Full Stainless Steel 3" Cat Back Exhaust to suit 2010 to current SS Camaro (excluding convertible or vehicles with ground effects package).

Fitted to showcar - now sponsored...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By simon.w
XS Power 3" Cat-Back Stainless Exaust

SOLD

Sorry ... this duplicated itself during posting - please delete.

3" XS Power Full Stainless Steel 3" Cat Back Exhaust to suit 2010 to current SS Camaro (excluding convertible or vehicles...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-23-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By simon.w
Go Z-Rod ... get the zinc to protect the cam and...

Go Z-Rod ... get the zinc to protect the cam and mains and big end bearings ... just lose the cats! Easy!

I don't like ANY cats ... the fury ones get on cars and scratch them ... and the steel...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-23-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By simon.w
Tried Royal Purple ... didn't like it. ...

Tried Royal Purple ... didn't like it.

Went to Amsoil Z-Rod 10W-30 and have never looked back. Maintains viscosity and stays clean between changes. Engine internals remain cleaner ... RX...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-21-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By simon.w
Not in the 3" there isn't ... it's this one: ...

Not in the 3" there isn't ... it's this one:

http://www.borla.com/products/camaro_ss_dual_3_does_not_fit_convertible_catback_exhaust_part__140348.html
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By simon.w
Thanks, they are a custom color coded STRUT Icon...

Thanks, they are a custom color coded STRUT Icon 5. The new STRUT rims are being made by HRE Performance Wheels ... so they are really light weight and super strong!
...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-21-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By simon.w
LOVE my new Borla 3" exhaust ... the note I have always wanted.

So I put this in the exhaust section as well ... but if you are like me you only look in the FI forum section ... so thought this may be relevant in here as well for all those with blown camaros who...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By simon.w
LOVE my new Borla 3" exhaust ... the note I have always wanted.

G'Day everyone.

So as you can see from my signature, I have a whipplecharged 2011 2SS with a PFAFF Racing Engine.

I had been running a "cheap and cheerful" 3" exhaust that was poorly made, way...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 10-09-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,419
Posted By simon.w
So glad you guys all had success with my design. ...

So glad you guys all had success with my design.

:)
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 10-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By simon.w
It was the battery. How did I check it? Got...

It was the battery.

How did I check it? Got it to do it, pulled it into my garage,stopped it, threw the jumper cables across from the wife's car ... restarted... problem gone. Pulled the jumper...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 07-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By simon.w
Happy with my IW

Happy with my IW
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-08-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By simon.w
All great advice. Thanks everyone.

All great advice. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-07-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By simon.w
Thanks - I'll get it checked out

Thanks - I'll get it checked out
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-07-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By simon.w
That's what I'm thinking too.

That's what I'm thinking too.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-07-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By simon.w
Alternator is charging fine. Plus I can leave it...

Alternator is charging fine. Plus I can leave it for a week and have no problem. It's starting when hot that it has issues.
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 07-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By simon.w
Wondered about that ... but it can go from...

Wondered about that ... but it can go from cranking fine one second to struggling the next. Typically when a battery is dying it will lose voltage or cranking amperage and not recover.

Also...
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