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Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-19-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By CWI
Finally some information with some meat. Maybe...

Finally some information with some meat. Maybe others on here can learn something too.
I'm going to try what this article says and will report back.
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Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-19-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By CWI
From what I have been able to learn is that P420...

From what I have been able to learn is that P420 and P430 are "permanent" codes meaning they cannot just be erased. The codes were set before the tune and they stay until the ECU learns that the...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-18-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By CWI
I clear the codes but they come right back. On my...

I clear the codes but they come right back. On my OBDll reader it says they are "permanent" codes and have been told they will drop after 500 miles or some BS. I know some codes need a certain number...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-18-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By CWI
How long does it take the permanent codes to...

How long does it take the permanent codes to clear after the tune? Miles and/or start cycles?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By CWI
I added some extensions (spark plug non foulers)...

I added some extensions (spark plug non foulers) but didn't help. Needed to tune out the code and CEL.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By CWI
A few years ago I changed the springs with the...

A few years ago I changed the springs with the heads on the block. Rigged up a hose to thread in the spark plug hole and rented an industrial air compressor for a day. Piece of cake.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-18-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By CWI
I got one of these several years ago to remove a...

I got one of these several years ago to remove a couple stickers that had baked on in the sun. Works great and no damage to clear coat.
...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-18-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By CWI
How long for codes to clear?

I've had my car tuned again recently and they tuned out the 420 and 430 codes for the cats but the permanent codes are still there and I need to get it to pass emissions for registration. Being...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-18-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By CWI
If it is a vacuum leak, the way we used to test...

If it is a vacuum leak, the way we used to test for that was spray a little ether where the suspected leak may be while the engine is at idle. When the idle goes up you found the leak. Keep a fire...
Forum: USA - Texas 09-02-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By CWI
My 2010 got a little water in the floorpan area...

My 2010 got a little water in the floorpan area as well. Got about a gallon out with shop vac but not good enough. Trying to figure out how to get the console out if anyone can point me to a thread...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-21-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By CWI
Why did this happen? Valve retainer fail? I...

Why did this happen? Valve retainer fail? I didn't see big cam on your mod list.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,504
Posted By CWI
I did my own swap a year and a half ago. It cost...

I did my own swap a year and a half ago. It cost me about $1500 in parts but I also replaced the lifters and rebuilt the heads at the same time. Extra over just a cam swap was new exhaust valves, new...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,129
Posted By CWI
The gift is to you at Apex. You can proudly...

The gift is to you at Apex. You can proudly enlarge, frame, and display this story on your sales floor. He does have a way with words!
:hail:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-26-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20,638
Views: 3,287,554
Posted By CWI
Nothing this week. As it gets higher in miles I...

Nothing this week. As it gets higher in miles I leave it home most of the week and only drive it to work on weekends once or twice. I will drive it tomorrow though as it is my birthday and I will...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,363
Posted By CWI
I give them two years before they tweek the lines...

I give them two years before they tweek the lines back towards the retro look that was such a selling point of the 5th Gen. I don't see this outselling Mustangs. If GM wants people to trade in their...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-23-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By CWI
Your VIN is 220006 higher than mine.

Your VIN is 220006 higher than mine.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-23-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By CWI
Factory build sheet. Tells the workers what...

Factory build sheet. Tells the workers what options go on your car.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-23-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,682
Posted By CWI
2010 Received 6/25/09. 94K miles. Only warranty...

2010 Received 6/25/09. 94K miles. Only warranty work was drive line at 36K miles.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-20-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,329
Posted By CWI
I spent about $1300 in parts to install a new cam...

I spent about $1300 in parts to install a new cam a year and a half ago. Parts only. Did the labor myself. Then a new tune because the cam was bigger than the first performance cam I had.

This...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-20-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By CWI
I had headers before I had the car. Installed...

I had headers before I had the car. Installed them by myself the first weekend. Car run great without a tune. Only downside is CEL for O2 sensors till you get the tune. You wont get maximum power...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-15-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,469
Posted By CWI
I won't mention brand but my cam has .647 lift on...

I won't mention brand but my cam has .647 lift on intake and have no problems with it. Makes great power too.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-15-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,248
Posted By CWI
If I could choose I would go forged stroker vs...

If I could choose I would go forged stroker vs heads on a 90K LS. You can do so much with a forged bottom later on. I have 93K on mine with the 2nd performance cam. Runs great, never burns oil and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-31-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,873
Posted By CWI
Problem is they really don't capture the needles....

Problem is they really don't capture the needles. My stock trunnions failed at 55K miles with 45K of that with a performance cam. 30K miles later with 10K on a new cam the Comp trunnions started...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 115,707
Posted By CWI
There are synthetic DOT 3 and 4 fluids. Do they...

There are synthetic DOT 3 and 4 fluids. Do they do they absorb moisture too?
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-06-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 115,707
Posted By CWI
OK, knowing that some of the shifting and clutch...

OK, knowing that some of the shifting and clutch return problems are caused by heat boiling the fluid, I found this link https://www.lelandwest.com/brake-fluid-comparison-chart.cfm
Someone may have...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-06-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By CWI
Because???? Curious because the Centerforce Dyad...

Because???? Curious because the Centerforce Dyad is what Mike at Gforce in Houston puts in front of RPM trannies and claims it holds more than the LS9 clutch.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-06-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,487
Posted By CWI
:hail: Just stumbled across this old thread....

:hail:

Just stumbled across this old thread. Funny how we speculated things back then.

Doug, you're a prophet! :hail:

Actually I think we knew a lot about the car at this point. I don't...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By CWI
I'm going with the MGW shifter when I put a RPM...

I'm going with the MGW shifter when I put a RPM tranny in my car in a couple months. Either Centerforce Dyad dual disc or LS9 clutch at that time also.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By CWI
I would say if the code comes back try to find...

I would say if the code comes back try to find out what resistance should be at the sensor and break out the multi tester to see what you got. May just need a sensor.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-03-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 35,316
Posted By CWI
No extended warranty even though I keep getting...

No extended warranty even though I keep getting callers wanting to sell it to me. If I were dishonest and knew how they investigate claims I would buy the warranty and wait a while then get it fixed....
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