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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-27-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
That would be pretty close to how long I waited. ...

That would be pretty close to how long I waited. I may have had another week on top of that since I had them coated *and* ordered them during the holiday rush. I didn't have any intention of...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-24-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
I went with the Airborn 1700 Deg Polished Silver...

I went with the Airborn 1700 Deg Polished Silver Jet Coat. Not quite chrome. more like a satin silver. Chrome will look really sweet, especially if you clean up the engine bay and polish...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-24-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
Hey fastjohnny, I picked up a set of Kook's...

Hey fastjohnny,

I picked up a set of Kook's headers with HF cats from Maryland Speed during the Black Friday sales last year. They were coated as part of the deal. I went with a mail order tune...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-24-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
I'd say more 'racecar' than 'rasp'. I think the...

I'd say more 'racecar' than 'rasp'. I think the HFC's cut out the rasp. Then again, I haven't had the opportunity to have someone else drive it while i follow behind. I've only heard it from the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
Yep, I'll be checking the bolts and spark plugs...

Yep, I'll be checking the bolts and spark plugs again in a week or so.

One other thing I noticed that I wasn't expecting is a FWOOP! sound when I tap the gas in the split second before I hear the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-21-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
Promised I'd come back to this thread with a...

Promised I'd come back to this thread with a review after I got the job done, so here we go... Thanks again for everyone's input. You guys helped a ton!

I think in the end we spent about 8 hours...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-08-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By MattSS
I went with the Solo cat back and it's been...

I went with the Solo cat back and it's been great. Tone is deeper than stock and it sounds a lot better overall. I went with Solo because I'm also doing headers and wanted to be able to cancel out...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-23-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
fell off the face of the earth for a couple days...

fell off the face of the earth for a couple days there and just saw all the new replies. Thanks everyone! I'll come back here after I've got it done and tell you what I think of it. Currently I...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-18-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
LoL, mine is a 5 1/2 year old car that just...

LoL, mine is a 5 1/2 year old car that just crossed over 30k miles. It's my DD and I live in Illinois, so I expect 'like butter' will not be a phrase I'll use after I get done. 'Holy rusted metal,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-17-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
Thanks. I really appreciate the advice!

Thanks. I really appreciate the advice!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-17-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
Yep, i've got a standard socket set and I'll have...

Yep, i've got a standard socket set and I'll have the help of a buddy who's bringing jack/stands, torch, torque wrench
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-16-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By MattSS
Pre-Header install checklist

Hi guys,

I'm prepping to install a set of Kooks LT headers w/ cats and want to make sure I have everything I need prior to tearing things apart. I've got the headers, cats, new factory gaskets...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,446
Posted By MattSS
I like the looks of the 6th gen well enough and I...

I like the looks of the 6th gen well enough and I love some of the spec changes, but the gen 5 is paid for and I've got a set of headers waiting on a free weekend for installation. Also mine's a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,688
Posted By MattSS
+1 I did that in a previous car years ago......

+1 I did that in a previous car years ago... never did get the smell out. Basically cheese-grated the thing. :barf:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-08-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,726
Posted By MattSS
Yep, I was fully expecting a story about a...

Yep, I was fully expecting a story about a Explorer Sport with the Ecoboost v6 putting him in his place. My wife used to drive one. It might weigh 5000 lbs, but once those turbos spool up it'll...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-26-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 25,980
Posted By MattSS
Man, reading through this thread really makes me...

Man, reading through this thread really makes me glad my HOA is as reasonable as it is... No noise clauses anywhere. I suppose it helps that about 1/3 of the garages in my neighborhood are housing...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-12-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,006
Posted By MattSS
Got a set of Kooks LT's and high flow cats in a...

Got a set of Kooks LT's and high flow cats in a corner waiting for the ice and snow to say goodbye. I drive the car year round, but I'm waiting till warmer weather to install and enjoy.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,001
Posted By MattSS
Hahahahaha! Just my luck. I was dead set on...

Hahahahaha! Just my luck. I was dead set on Pfadt Tri-Y's when they closed shop. Finally gave up hope and ordered a set of Kooks during the black friday/cyber monday sales.

Oh well, great news...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,254
Posted By MattSS
In the summer they break loose easier than the...

In the summer they break loose easier than the P-Zeroes did, but they are pretty good. In the winter they're definitely better than P-Zeroes, but you still have to be careful. I ripped through my...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,292
Posted By MattSS
My town has a weird mix of bad drivers with an...

My town has a weird mix of bad drivers with an inflated sense of entitlement (fast and erratic) and bad drivers who learned to drive in a country whose major export is tech workers (think the speed...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 10-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By MattSS
Bluetooth unable to pair any device?

Hi all, just wondering if anyone else has run into this and has a solution...

I drive a 2010 2SSRS A6. I've previously had no problem pairing my phones to the car. I was forced to reset my phone...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-22-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,405
Posted By MattSS
LoL, my wife used to rib me for it, but then we...

LoL, my wife used to rib me for it, but then we got her a new jeep... now she's asking for parking lessons to keep her new baby from getting dinged up. Other than that the friends we usually hang...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By MattSS
No regrets whatsoever! I installed the same...

No regrets whatsoever! I installed the same system in mine back in May. It deepens the tone of the exhaust several notes, but if you're looking for loud at idle you might want to think again...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By MattSS
Any little birdies mentioning if their headers...

Any little birdies mentioning if their headers will be one of those products?
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro general forum 08-09-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 49,827
Posted By MattSS
HAHA!! I thought it was just my imagination! ...

HAHA!! I thought it was just my imagination! Good call! :bellyroll:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By MattSS
Which I did. That's kind of how it works. ...

Which I did. That's kind of how it works.

I fully expected the 'never trust anyone else to drive your car' folks to chip in. :bellyroll:

Honestly, there's not much he could have done in that...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By MattSS
Proud Moment

I had a great experience over the weekend that I just have to share.

The company I work for sprung for a 4 day getaway for us all in downtown Chicago this past weekend. They put us up at one of...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-25-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,356
Posted By MattSS
I spend a lot of time trawling (not trolling...

I spend a lot of time trawling (not trolling :smiling1:)these boards planning my mods. I can give you the gist of what i've gleaned...

There are a number of good places to get a cam, but two...
Forum: Sponsor Announcements / Giveaways / Contests 06-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 9,729
Posted By MattSS
In it to win it!

In it to win it!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By MattSS
Well, the guys over at my local CarX took good...

Well, the guys over at my local CarX took good care of me. I had to laugh at myself after I talked to them. They threw it up on the lift and showed me how tight some of the clearances were and...
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