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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Ventmaster
V6 cars still have the older FE3 rear sways but...

V6 cars still have the older FE3 rear sways but 2012-up models have the same lower control arms that allow for hook up of the newer, longer rear bars found on all SS's.

But you will need a set of...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Ventmaster
Yes your friend would have to upgrade his orig....

Yes your friend would have to upgrade his orig. rear lower control arms for 2012-14 arms (I think they're like $59 each).

He would also need the swaybar endlinks ($40) to go with it.

They say...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-06-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,379
Posted By Ventmaster
In 1969 a company called AMF, known for making...

In 1969 a company called AMF, known for making things like bowling balls and sports equipment, bought Harley Davidson. Intense competition from Japanese makes had greatly reduced H-D's market share...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,225
Posted By Ventmaster
At the risk of being called a blasphemer, I spent...

At the risk of being called a blasphemer, I spent a week last month upgrading my brother in-law's 2011 Mustang 5.0 GT convertible with 6spd stick (trailing arms, exhaust, front and rear sways, CAI,...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,529
Posted By Ventmaster
It's good to see KPE and IPF tuning are still in...

It's good to see KPE and IPF tuning are still in the game and producing high quality products- even if this particular one won't apply to the Camaro.

Keep up the good work guys! :happy0180:
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,529
Posted By Ventmaster
The housing behind the Procharger kinda looks...

The housing behind the Procharger kinda looks like the one on their new variable ratio S/C...

http://treperformance.com/images/M117655980

Maybe...?
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,529
Posted By Ventmaster
I think the Vortec has helical gears- ...

I think the Vortec has helical gears-

http://s.hswstatic.com/gif/gear-helical1.jpg

The teeth on helical gears are cut at an angle to the face of the gear. When two teeth on a helical gear...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-27-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Ventmaster
Here's your install instructions (with lots of...

Here's your install instructions (with lots of pictures!). Start at the end and work backwards. I'm sure it will all come back to you!

...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Ventmaster
Yes there is a known clearance issue with any FE4...

Yes there is a known clearance issue with any FE4 rear sway bar (OEM or aftermarket) with the V6 rear calipers.

Pedder's Z-bar was the only exception but so far it is still unavailable.

...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,766
Posted By Ventmaster
Yes Apex offers a partial and a full install kit....

Yes Apex offers a partial and a full install kit.

I think my car only had between 5-6K miles when it got gears and I was able to save a few bucks and use the partial kit (re-use the axle...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 17,766
Posted By Ventmaster
Your manual V6 does have a limited slip rear end...

Your manual V6 does have a limited slip rear end already and it will readily accept Richmond's 3.73 gear (the one they market for the SS).

The manual V6 shares many (if not all) the SS's parts...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-11-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,079
Posted By Ventmaster
IMHO- a removal tool is always a better choice...

IMHO- a removal tool is always a better choice than a propane torch right next to the gas tank! :mad0233:I expect most of the guys using a torch took the entire rear subframe out of the car, not just...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Ventmaster
+1, my experience as well. If the car is running...

+1, my experience as well. If the car is running well and without any CEL's, it is very likely your data log will be fine and your tune is good to go. :happy0180:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Ventmaster
A picture would be very helpful but yes, Chevy...

A picture would be very helpful but yes, Chevy did use that thin, stiff black suede looking stuff to cover the very back of the intake manifold.

There should be a heavy plastic square cover over...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 10-09-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 59,543
Posted By Ventmaster
Looks ready for production and I'll take mine in...

Looks ready for production and I'll take mine in "Canary" yellow with biggest engine GM can shove under the hood! :nod:
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,426
Posted By Ventmaster
This-...

This- http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=212552

Buy this rebuilt clutch master cylinder from IdealG, add a separate clutch fluid reservoir from JDP Motorsports and switch to DOT4...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 10-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Ventmaster
I wouldn't expect it to rub at that tension but...

I wouldn't expect it to rub at that tension but you may get a short squeal at start up or at very low rpm operation with a stick shift.

Good luck!

BTW- I think what Arno is saying is your...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 10-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Ventmaster
Tensioner looks to be in about the "mid"...

Tensioner looks to be in about the "mid" position- mines just a bit tighter.
That's definitely looks like bits of belt laying around.

Keep looking for the rubbing point. Should be a skinny...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,216
Posted By Ventmaster
Agreed- with the S/C, 3.73's, and a stick shift,...

Agreed- with the S/C, 3.73's, and a stick shift, the SP9 was a little too jumpy. I'm down to SP5 for in town... and thinking about SP4!
But it's still fun! :w00t:
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 09-28-2014, 07:25 AM
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Views: 51,519
Posted By Ventmaster
:pop2: How soon are "we" gonna do this...

:pop2: How soon are "we" gonna do this guys?
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By Ventmaster
A gear that is numerically higher (say a 3.91 vs...

A gear that is numerically higher (say a 3.91 vs a 3.27) is considered a "lower" gear. Let's call'em bigger gears.

You reach peak engine speed sooner (at a lower speed) with a bigger gear. This...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-27-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,216
Posted By Ventmaster
Thank you both for the quick reply- still raining...

Thank you both for the quick reply- still raining out there and I really didn't want to be standing in it looking for a jumpstart!
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,216
Posted By Ventmaster
Hard rain last night = wet roads to work. Not an...

Hard rain last night = wet roads to work. Not an ideal day to try this out.

I was concerned the controller never did turn off after car was shut down, door shut, time given for everything to go...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,216
Posted By Ventmaster
OK! Wifey went for groceries by herself! Found...

OK! Wifey went for groceries by herself! Found some time...

While this is not nearly the PIA changing the clutch master cylinder was, it was not a piece of pie (got a headache, but could have...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,249
Posted By Ventmaster
http://www.kirrilywhatman.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://www.kirrilywhatman.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/speed.png

Can't wait!
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-26-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,216
Posted By Ventmaster
Just got mine- may not get a chance to install...

Just got mine- may not get a chance to install for some time. :bellyroll:

But just wondering, I thought folks believed this would plug into the OBDII port, but it appears to just plug in at the...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,249
Posted By Ventmaster
:facepalm: I can't watch... :pop2:But I can't...

:facepalm: I can't watch... :pop2:But I can't look away!

Have fun Jason :happy0180: and a video would be great!
(is America's funniest home vid's still on? $10,000 would go along way towards...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 09-25-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By Ventmaster
Man- I'm just 6hrs away and got next week off.......

Man- I'm just 6hrs away and got next week off.... but I got a wife too.:pout:

Oh well, would have been nice to get free Bilsteins.:cool:
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 09-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By Ventmaster
KP, you know you're gonna keep that aqua blue...

KP, you know you're gonna keep that aqua blue beauty til the day you die! These hand crafted, made in America, 400hp in a box wonders could go the way of the Buffalo!

Getcha one! Remember- it's...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Ventmaster
If you do a search on this forum I'm sure you'll...

If you do a search on this forum I'm sure you'll get multiple hits- sounds like a lot of folks have just found them on Ebay.

I got mine here- http://solo-performance.com/exhaust-tips

Quad...
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