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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-22-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 753
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Posted By skip_168
It looks like you had a piston failure due to...

It looks like you had a piston failure due to mechanical interference with the valves. Everything else happened after the fact.

All failure events are the result of multiple failures in...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-27-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 61,784
Posted By skip_168
Congrats on getting the car back on the road. I...

Congrats on getting the car back on the road. I should have a pretty good Idea of what happened here shortly, I'm waiting on an email back from GM on some specs..
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-26-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,952
Posted By skip_168
Dude!

Dude!
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-26-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,802
Posted By skip_168
I never said you couldn't cancel, just that its...

I never said you couldn't cancel, just that its in the hands of the company to do as you wish...

You make the mistake: they fix it and you pay...

They make the mistake: you pay until they fix...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-26-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By skip_168
My 2LS has 3000 miles on it and I have that...

My 2LS has 3000 miles on it and I have that vibration... its annoying... took it to the dealer and told them the vibration gets so bad, I can't see out of the rear view mirror, and what do they do? ...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-26-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,802
Posted By skip_168
That sounds like the plan... I read their terms,...

That sounds like the plan... I read their terms, as soon as you give them a credit card number, they will autobill you to death.

Onstar wants the credit card for the same reason, and if you...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-26-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,952
Posted By skip_168
My First impression of the US - Canada...

My First impression of the US - Canada experience:

I had a contract at UBC (I think thats what the school is), crossing the border from the US to Canada on I-5, Had a load of test equipment:
...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 07-18-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,783
Posted By skip_168
You need to do some math with this one... ...

You need to do some math with this one...

Your boost and power is limited by the stock short block for sure...

at a bare minimum, replace the stock flat top pistons with forged dished pistons...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 07-18-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,735
Posted By skip_168
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u256/skip_168/I...

http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u256/skip_168/IMG_0018.jpg

SHOW ME MY SHINE POTENTIAL!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-18-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By skip_168
Dyno Detonation:

Found this on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUkXriHjQeI&feature=related
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-14-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,396
Posted By skip_168
My point was, if you want more power, you need...

My point was, if you want more power, you need more O2. I mean, cooling the air charge will get you more O2, but from the stand point of dollars to HP, NOS is the most bang for your buck, (pardon the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-12-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,357
Posted By skip_168
wow.

wow.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-12-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,396
Posted By skip_168
ok, lets get some basics out of the way: ...

ok, lets get some basics out of the way:

Methanol, the fuel, has an extremely high octane rating, so the racers use it in high compression engines to control pre-ignition. the drawback is its...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-11-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,634
Posted By skip_168
yes... it is... My daddy always said," when you...

yes... it is... My daddy always said," when you fight with a pig, you always end up muddy.."






this is very true... here in FLA everybody can carry, (conceled weapons license). We still...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-11-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,585
Posted By skip_168
thats about the best you can do... most likely...

thats about the best you can do... most likely it the uphill/downhill trick.. from florida to north carolina in my boxster i used 1.5 to 2.0 fillups up and 1.0 to 1.5 on the way back...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-11-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,515
Posted By skip_168
I love the profiling complaint. In reality there...

I love the profiling complaint. In reality there are more than enough people out there doing the most obvious traffic violations to fill a 12 hour shift. The deputys here dont have time to "profile"...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-06-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,585
Posted By skip_168
How are you calculating the fuel mileage?

How are you calculating the fuel mileage?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-05-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,585
Posted By skip_168
Its down hill on the way back.

Its down hill on the way back.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-03-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,921
Posted By skip_168
just got back... good flick...

just got back... good flick...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-03-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,531
Posted By skip_168
Just saw the movie. Was pretty damn good.

Just saw the movie. Was pretty damn good.
Forum: Camaro Convertible Forum 07-03-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
Posted By skip_168
Dammit! Busted... its cheesy but I do it.

Dammit! Busted... its cheesy but I do it.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 07-03-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By skip_168
the first cleanup.. I remember now why I never...

the first cleanup.. I remember now why I never wash my cars... I just plain hate doing it...

http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u256/skip_168/IMG_0017.jpg
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 07-02-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By skip_168
that helps a great deal... detailing for...

that helps a great deal... detailing for dummies.. :thumbup:



tomorrow will be the first wash... of any car I've had.. I never wash/wax anything... I always took them over to detail & gave the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-02-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,901
Posted By skip_168
NOS makes for more dramatic meltdowns than...

NOS makes for more dramatic meltdowns than superchargers...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-02-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By skip_168
Gotta love the duration overlap... :thumbup:

Gotta love the duration overlap... :thumbup:
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 07-02-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By skip_168
appearance care for the 2011 camaro?

I know quite a bit about engines & technical crap, but I'm clueless when it comes to taking care of the outside of the car..

I have had my all black 2011 LS for about two weeks & it needs a...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-01-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 111,197
Views: 1,155,251
Posted By skip_168
still trying to figure out what this thread is.....

still trying to figure out what this thread is.. its just a BS dump?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-30-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 61,784
Posted By skip_168
Porsche uses two and sometimes three chains.. ...

Porsche uses two and sometimes three chains..





:thumbup:

Porsche was fun... a history of 1100 hp out of 3-4 litre engines that needs to run all out for 24 hours... good times..
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-30-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 61,784
Posted By skip_168
Usually if you have a valve train failure, the...

Usually if you have a valve train failure, the cam will either break, or keep on turning & you will loose the cylinder where the valve train failure occurred.

When you have a breakdown in the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-30-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 61,784
Posted By skip_168
I had to go look again, on Porsche engines the...

I had to go look again, on Porsche engines the pin has plenty of room given that we have infinite cam timing that we, as engine builders, have to set.. Porsche pins have a threaded hole in them to...
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