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Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 12-06-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By jessrayo
I have had several cars that I built over several...

I have had several cars that I built over several steps. My ZL1 has had so many changes made it has been in the shop more than it has been at my house over the last 4 years. I usually start with the...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 12-05-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By jessrayo
Okay first off, I'm a big turbo fan. Right now...

Okay first off, I'm a big turbo fan. Right now both of my Camaros have turbo systems on them. Turbos have a ton of power potential. In the aftermarket they are usually sized to make a lot more...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 12-04-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By jessrayo
What the motor can handle depends a lot on what...

What the motor can handle depends a lot on what you do with the car. If all you do is dyno runs and very short bursts of throttle I'll bet it can take 850 on a dyno run. My stock block dyno did 750+...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-24-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By jessrayo
The LT1 high compression pistons make it really...

The LT1 high compression pistons make it really tough to get to 800. You pretty much need to change the piston. The drop in forged pistons usually don't change the compression ratio and that is a...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-21-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By jessrayo
I'm just a no replacement for displacement kind...

I'm just a no replacement for displacement kind of guy. There are different explanations for every induction system but going with the centri supercharger of original poster, those superchargers...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-20-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By jessrayo
I agree with the advice you have gotten so far. ...

I agree with the advice you have gotten so far. You must change the pistons and rods. If you decide to upgrade the crank then I would definitely increase to 416. I know of no disadvantage to going...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-17-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,039
Posted By jessrayo
I'm very pleased with LME. If you start chasing...

I'm very pleased with LME. If you start chasing horsepower and then actually try to use it, things can get ugly pretty fast. So far the LME engines are the best I have seen. My LS motor makes over...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-10-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By jessrayo
I made the decision to go with dual injectors on...

I made the decision to go with dual injectors on my car. I'm thinking there will be a learning curve but it will be the better system in the long run.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-07-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By jessrayo
It gets pretty complicated when the power levels...

It gets pretty complicated when the power levels get this crazy. My car has an electronic boost controller so it is pretty easy to adjust boost and timing with HP tuners. The car spins up the dyno so...
Forum: Forced Induction Discussions 11-06-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By jessrayo
I assume you have forced induction on your car by...

I assume you have forced induction on your car by posting this in this forum. I suggest you do a compression test on your cylinders because when the front seal goes that is the first sign you broke...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-06-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By jessrayo
The texas mile does not allow drag radials...

The texas mile does not allow drag radials because of past failures at high speed that caused wrecks. I really don't like drag radials, there is way too much movement for me. Most of the 200mph...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 11-06-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By jessrayo
Yes, but post #22 is given with simple and...

Yes, but post #22 is given with simple and rational data. Post #28 implies that if you drive the AWD turbo car like a moron with no regard for mechanical parts it may actually be faster for a short...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-06-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By jessrayo
Not one thing broken....sitting in my garage...

Not one thing broken....sitting in my garage right now.... runs fine.

Actually those R888's have very high speed rating, just don't have the initial grip that some of the others have. Other than...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-03-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By jessrayo
Thanks guys! The motor was awesome this time...

Thanks guys! The motor was awesome this time around. I really need to put it on a better set of tires and I should be able to pick up some speed in the first 1/2 that will give me little more on...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-02-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By jessrayo
I didn't break anything this year. That last...

I didn't break anything this year. That last quote was from the 2016 mile. I suppose I could have started a new thread but I still think my ZL1 has the fastest official speed. There were a lot of...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 11-02-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,625
Posted By jessrayo
I'm not sure if I talked to the original poster...

I'm not sure if I talked to the original poster on this thread or not. I was there with a 2013 ZL1 that has all of the drivetrain modified, see my sig for details. The weather was not great for the...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 11-02-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,315
Posted By jessrayo
new fastest ZL1 time

I went faster this year and don't think there is any ZL1 going faster. My car remains completely stock on the exterior including side mirrors and downforce producing stock wings. Ran great with new...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-31-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By jessrayo
Yeah, the fusion only comes with an automatic and...

Yeah, the fusion only comes with an automatic and there is no launch mode. Unless you do neutral drops, you can't get it into the boost off the line. It gets beat.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-30-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
Thanks! And just to let you know, I made 6 runs...

Thanks! And just to let you know, I made 6 runs and drove the car onto the trailer at the end of the event with the car running just as strong on the last run as it was on the first. I know this...
Forum: 6th gen Camaro vs... 10-30-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By jessrayo
I drove the fusion sport when my significant...

I drove the fusion sport when my significant other was looking for a decent AWD car. I was a little surprised how lethargic it felt to me. I don't think it is sporty at all. As everyone else has...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-30-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
Thanks Ted, there are so many hours in this...

Thanks Ted, there are so many hours in this car....I remember when the Maggie Heartbeat first came out to the public and you shipped me one looking for better IATs in the mile.... That seems like...
Forum: ZL1 Discussions 10-30-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,791
Posted By jessrayo
Sorry to hear this but if you drive these cars at...

Sorry to hear this but if you drive these cars at the level they are able to perform you almost need to find a race mechanic that understands what you are telling them rather than a guy at the...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-30-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
I'm still in Ardmore. send me a PM and I'll give...

I'm still in Ardmore. send me a PM and I'll give you my number. Car is still on the trailer, got home at 2 AM last night. Here is my last speed slip
from yesterday afternoon. Had it cranked up...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-25-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
I'll put a post on here with my speed slip. ...

I'll put a post on here with my speed slip. Funny you talk about weight, I think my car is under 4000 pounds now, I'll have to weigh it when I get back from Texas. And when I road race, my car is...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-25-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
Yeah, I'm thinking the LT4 will make about 800 to...

Yeah, I'm thinking the LT4 will make about 800 to 850 whp with the GM direct injection fuel system and the borg-warner EFR turbos should be fine with that. It should last a very long time at that...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-25-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
Okay here is the complete invoice list on this...

Okay here is the complete invoice list on this o-ringed iron block LSX 427:
Disassemble engine/inspect
Balance, Blueprint & Assemble Shortblock: fully deburr
block, line hone block w/ ARP main...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-25-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
"Oliver Billet Speed Way I Beam Rods w/ARP 2000...

"Oliver Billet Speed Way I Beam Rods w/ARP 2000 Bolts"

That is pasted from my invoice. I actually didn't ask that much about the parts, after 2 blown motors running the Texas mile I just told...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-25-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
Honestly it is a completely different world. My...

Honestly it is a completely different world. My car will light the tires at will in 4th gear or less. I can literally smoke my tires the entire 1/8 mile. Without major modification for drag racing...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-25-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
I have been posting my dynos in here to keep it...

I have been posting my dynos in here to keep it alive and every once in a while we get a new 1000+ member but no one is updating the chart on the first page. I have rebuilt my motor and improved my...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-24-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 58,107
Posted By jessrayo
No, totally air to air, I have a very large...

No, totally air to air, I have a very large intercooler and temps have not been a problem on this one. I'm hoping I can keep the motor together for the whole event.
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