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Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-13-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By Cruz-lo
Carbon on Carbon street slayer twin......

Carbon on Carbon street slayer twin......
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,468
Posted By Cruz-lo
BES. They just finished CNC port of my factory...

BES.
They just finished CNC port of my factory LS3 heads. Sticking with the powdered metal guides for the life. I DD my car. They did a great job for sure.

They also did the machine work for my...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Vales are from the factory heads of Case #1 ...

Vales are from the factory heads of Case #1
They are being worked for another build.

Sorry for any confusion……
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-07-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Cruz-lo
10-4 on that!

10-4 on that!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By Cruz-lo
While I applaud you ingenuity here remember the...

While I applaud you ingenuity here remember the notch in the piston must also be a larger diameter than the valve!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Well taking the valves out of the factory heads...

Well taking the valves out of the factory heads and preping for a CNC port job..

Amazing what the local gas does after 30K miles on 93 octane...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Just as a follow up. I reveived my PACT900...

Just as a follow up.

I reveived my PACT900 calibration spring. Checked against my tester.

Tested the springs again. With the retainers.
Corrected values....

@ 1.805 installed height = 155...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
What weight were you running in your other LS...

What weight were you running in your other LS engines??
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Please understand that without excuse... I...

Please understand that without excuse...
I never made any of these combos up out of thin air. each time I speak with suppliers listen to their recomendations and go forward.

After all the noise...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-29-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Thank you. Very good point! I can see the...

Thank you. Very good point! I can see the retainer changes the position of the inner spring.
I have purchased a PAC T900 cal spring and verified my tester is quite within 10 pounds at 400. So at...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-20-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Case 1. was 7.4 and whatever the stock spring...

Case 1. was 7.4 and whatever the stock spring height would be.

Case 2. 7.525 intake. 7.550 exhaust. .075 to .085 preload range over all lifters. I measure the spring height as best as possible (I...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-20-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Sorry so much for the conflicting statement I...

Sorry so much for the conflicting statement I made. I should have dug for the info more and not posted from my old memory... I corrected my posts now. I am looking for the box the springs came in...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Case #2 2012 to present. 416 with aftermarket...

Case #2 2012 to present.
416 with aftermarket heads .620ish cam.
.675 dual springs that came with the heads and recommended for my cam.
Factory rockers with Comp trunion upgrade.
Valvoline 10W30...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-19-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Case #1 2009 to 2012 Factory LS3 with a cam/...

Case #1 2009 to 2012
Factory LS3 with a cam/ spring kit only.
Cam was a .640 ish lift and dual springs provided in kit.
I did not measure the pressure of these springs. Just installed the "KIT"...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-19-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Thank you. I am in no way trying to defend...

Thank you.

I am in no way trying to defend or suggest anything here. Only to share my experience for others to learn from and maybe avoid what happened to me.

I expect there is some confusion...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Thank you. After I first found the issue a couple...

Thank you. After I first found the issue a couple of weeks ago, I did contact BTR. I was fortunate to get Brian. He took a good deal of time out of his morning for me. Thank you BTR!
While all agree...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
I checked all of these springs with my proform...

I checked all of these springs with my proform bench tester and found
155 to 165 pounds @ 1.8 (my installed height is about 1.85)
370 to 390 pounds @ 1.125 (spring is about 1.2 at full lift)
...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-17-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Sorry About that.. They are the .675 springs....

Sorry About that.. They are the .675 springs. Going to take the rest of the rockers apart over the weekend I hope. I will post up what I find.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
VR1 10W30 now. Was M1 5W30 with first set up.

VR1 10W30 now.

Was M1 5W30 with first set up.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,516
Posted By Cruz-lo
Valve train woes LS3

Today. 8K miles on new motor. Aftermarket heads with .675 springs .620 ish lift cam. Stock rockers with comp trunion upgrade. Started hearing ticking and found metal flakes in on the heads under the...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 03-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 935
Posted By Cruz-lo
Now I cant say if you have a real problem or not...

Now I cant say if you have a real problem or not but... For what its worth I dont see anything much different than what I have.

As soon as I changed diff bushings the car made all kinds of new...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-15-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Cruz-lo
Did you use the Brakeperformance pads also? ...

Did you use the Brakeperformance pads also?
Anyone compare their PS pad to the stock one?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-01-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By Cruz-lo
Sometimes you still have to flycut even with...

Sometimes you still have to flycut even with valve reliefs!!
Mahle pistons. PRC heads.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By Cruz-lo
MIne ran just fine; I could not hear a tick...

MIne ran just fine; I could not hear a tick unless i was coasting and next to a gaurd rail or something for the noise to reflect back on.
oil pressure everything was good. I only noticed the temp...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By Cruz-lo
Hope it not what happened to me. I had...

Hope it not what happened to me.

I had almost the exact same set up. Heard the same tick. Noticed #4 was running about 200 degrees colder than the other cylinders. Oil full of glitter.
9 of my...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-14-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,246
Posted By Cruz-lo
I had trouble. Took me "quite" a while to get a...

I had trouble. Took me "quite" a while to get a hold of anyone. And only then by messaging on this forum.
Scares me if I have another issue with my coilovers!

I ended up using BMR for my...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 11-19-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,951
Posted By Cruz-lo
Yes I know! And never even a actual human voice. ...

Yes I know! And never even a actual human voice.

They are all the auto responses.

Very concerning. Glad my car runs and I only want upgrades! Switching to 3:91 gears and want to add some...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 11-19-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,951
Posted By Cruz-lo
I should add that I have been trying now since...

I should add that I have been trying now since October 16!

I thought maybe they shut the company for SEMA but by now I would thing someone would answer the phone or return a E mail or call.
...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 11-19-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,951
Posted By Cruz-lo
No I did not. Just tried to order on line and...

No I did not.
Just tried to order on line and call Pedders USA.

What is his user name??
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 11-19-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,951
Posted By Cruz-lo
What happened to pedders USA??

Is there another way to contact them?

I was trying to order some additional bushings.

Tried to E mail, left many voice mails with Pedders USA. Zero return calls or e mails. And now today their...
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