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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-20-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By JOHNSONROD
well Pete, i finally beat you at something,...

well Pete, i finally beat you at something, getting my new engine in. i got a feeling that you will have the last laugh when they light that Smokey Yunick special. keep the build thread going. ill...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-20-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By JOHNSONROD
are you staying auto? are they beefing up the...

are you staying auto? are they beefing up the trans? this engine sounds like it needs it. i got my crate engine fired. 16 days after the old engine blew, i started the new engine. got a video of...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 09-07-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,599
Posted By JOHNSONROD
that was me driving that black C5 corvette pace...

that was me driving that black C5 corvette pace car at the track. you guys were the best group we have had there for touring laps. thanks. during the grand opening, we actually had people getting...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-05-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By JOHNSONROD
shoot you passed me two years ago. i am going to...

shoot you passed me two years ago. i am going to work on the driver mod with this track so close. i banged my right arm up at work so im gimped up for a week or two. the engine is in my garage and my...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-04-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By JOHNSONROD
im quite certain that custom build will be strong...

im quite certain that custom build will be strong and bullet proof. i picked up the crate engine because i was out of time. i blew it giving hot lap rides at the grand opening. dude, i had an awesome...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-04-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By JOHNSONROD
SSOON, check out that museum thread of mine. how...

SSOON, check out that museum thread of mine. how terrible and ironic that both our engines lasted and blew about the same time. my #7 intake spring broke. the valve dropped and it was over from...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 09-04-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By JOHNSONROD
not going to hijack but ted, i gotta get with you...

not going to hijack but ted, i gotta get with you also. im putting in this engine next week. i didnt even know about crank prcedures. the guy at gmpp said just unhook the ecu, pull the plugs. turn it...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 09-02-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
PETE!!!!! change your valve springs if you...

PETE!!!!!
change your valve springs if you havent already. those beehive springs in the stock engines are weak. i had one let go saturday. we were giving fun rides to people who dont normally come...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-28-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
another short one of tommy. ...

another short one of tommy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J86E8C7HMJ8&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-28-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
slipped out of work early today. got to the track...

slipped out of work early today. got to the track just in time to see Tommy Milner turn a few laps in the 4 car. it sounded like a bomb went off when he went by.
they were doing rides with corvette...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,595
Posted By JOHNSONROD
that makes since when you think about it. the oem...

that makes since when you think about it. the oem belts dont have the snap of a harness in a wreck. that snap is what requires the neck protection. that sports bra one would kinda keep your spine...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is a better video. it also has mitch the...

here is a better video. it also has mitch the park manager talking about stuff. grand opening is this thursday. they have so much stuff planned over 5 days at labor day, im not sure how they will...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,595
Posted By JOHNSONROD
http://rpmrollbar.com/rollbars.html this...

http://rpmrollbar.com/rollbars.html

this one. you need to tell them its for road tracking so they build the right one. the cage is awesome but the install kit is kinda crude and you have to modify...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By JOHNSONROD
my wheels are the same size and offset. im...

my wheels are the same size and offset. im running a 5mm spacer in front and replaced my wheel studs with the truck studs that have longer threads. i trimmed the truck studs back to right before the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is that splitter bracket. man, i cant...

here is that splitter bracket. man, i cant believe they did that. i wont even get started on dealership service departments.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-18-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By JOHNSONROD
honestly i dont know for sure. i think for a spec...

honestly i dont know for sure. i think for a spec race car, shaving a spec type R compound tire might help if you are one of the three guys who have the budget to run for the championship. i think...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,120
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i made brackets out of 1" x 1/16" flat bar with...

i made brackets out of 1" x 1/16" flat bar with gussets that weld to the back and bottom side of the bumper. the struts attach to the bracket just behind the grille. ill try to take some pics if i...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-15-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 9,034
Posted By JOHNSONROD
TLSTWIN, i know this is a setback but as soon as...

TLSTWIN, i know this is a setback but as soon as that insurance check comes, the fun starts. ill try to come up to mid hiz next year to see your newly setup track beast. or yall come down to BG...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-13-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,595
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here are my seats. i take terrible pictures. one...

here are my seats. i take terrible pictures. one is too close, one is from outside the car and you cant really see the seats.
hey crush, i think we have the same splitter. is that the apr? i got the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
Painted curbs last weekend. the tire walls are...

Painted curbs last weekend. the tire walls are there and bolted together just not set in place yet. here are a few pics. its kinda corny i guess to post this stuff but ill look back one day and be...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-10-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,595
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i thought the same thing, that the one that looks...

i thought the same thing, that the one that looks like a sports bra kinda didnt need a harness to work properly. since i ride right seat a lot, i wanted one of these. the guy at the pro shop at VIR...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,595
Posted By JOHNSONROD
good job starting this thread. when i did my...

good job starting this thread. when i did my interior build, i couldnt find very much definite info on what i should do for HPDEs. i wanted to do one setup that would be good for everything from...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
Hoptown in the house. i worked at the dana plant...

Hoptown in the house. i worked at the dana plant for 14 years.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i wouldnt care if it was laguna, i like it and i...

i wouldnt care if it was laguna, i like it and i want one. this sticker would piss off all those intitled arrogant drag guys in my hood. i want one for every vehicle i own, my trailer, my sim race...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is a video of andy pilgrim taking my green...

here is a video of andy pilgrim taking my green student for a fast ride at sebring. im at work so let me know if this link doesnt work.

https://vimeo.com/92736878
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
its a little higher than the average short track...

its a little higher than the average short track but about on par with big tracks like sebring and daytona. they cost more to rent so they have to charge more for an entrant.
i think its high 400s...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is the slow track ride videos. we are...

here is the slow track ride videos. we are supposed to get a day to run a few laps there before the first event.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8OtMKObbug

...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i cant think of very many tracks that run left....

i cant think of very many tracks that run left. laguna seca, that dangerous jefferson course at summit is sometimes ran counter-clockwise, the pocono infield is ran both directions. most every big...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i believe they have gotten all they are going to...

i believe they have gotten all they are going to be able to get out of the hole. the last one they pulled out looked like it had spent two tours in iraq as a tank training tool. i think they are...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By JOHNSONROD
it looks like there are still spots available for...

it looks like there are still spots available for all four days. they are running the grand max course.
the website actually has some decent info on it now to check out. i have a couple of videos...
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