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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By vroomapunk
I doubt they are adjustable, or at least meant to...

I doubt they are adjustable, or at least meant to be adjustable. You can adjust them with a file/dremel/etc.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-13-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By vroomapunk
depends on which NF cam. The older one was...

depends on which NF cam. The older one was 7.425, the newer one is 7.400.

Yes get titanium, might as well since you are already changing the springs.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-13-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By vroomapunk
Stainless power, awesome.

Stainless power, awesome.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-13-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By vroomapunk
Auto car: pulled 465 / 435 to the wheels with cam...

Auto car: pulled 465 / 435 to the wheels with cam and bolt ons. Wont find an auto with 500rwhp unless its got head work on top of a decent sized cam.

I have since had my intake ported, which I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-13-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By vroomapunk
Do real point to clear bra there if you ask me. ...

Do real point to clear bra there if you ask me. I would just go with the skirts, they look awesome.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-13-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By vroomapunk
Im not up on my 1/8 mile times, but: A: a...

Im not up on my 1/8 mile times, but:

A: a catback is not going to do much for performance
B: The convertible camaro is a really heavy car
C: Need a good trans tune to really let the auto...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-08-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Update

New oil analysis came in, still had moderate iron levels, which I guess is from the bad lifter. Everything else got better. Iron level improved, but that was just because the oil had less time on it....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-08-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By vroomapunk
Sounds good man, glad you got it all back...

Sounds good man, glad you got it all back together. I did the same thing, babied it for a while until I had confidence in my work, then made a few 1/4 passes and hit 11's, awesome feeling knowing you...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-05-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Yeah I know, but At the time no one argued with...

Yeah I know, but At the time no one argued with Lethal on the spring pressure, and then they came out saying it was within spec. Doesn't make it optimal, just basically saying it's not the worst...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-04-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Haha, oil sample results should be here in a...

Haha, oil sample results should be here in a week. By then I will have shit changed out already.

Unfortunatley it is a bad lifter. New springs, lifters, gaskets on the way. Once I pull the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 44,355
Posted By vroomapunk
So, I have a dead lifter :( Ordered new...

So, I have a dead lifter :(

Ordered new springs (getting rid of PAC 1208X and getting BTR .660's), lifters, gaskets, etc. Gonna pull the heads and hope for no cam damage. If the cam is messed...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-03-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By vroomapunk
Finished diagnosing last night, process of...

Finished diagnosing last night, process of elimination, its a dead lifter. Ordered parts this morning, hopefully have the heads off easter to see if the cam took any damage.

Yeah, I did an LS3...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-02-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,154
Posted By vroomapunk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHfI2uEgbwI&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHfI2uEgbwI&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ubt3I5bxZ1A&feature=youtu.be

I have a similar sound, do yall think I have the same problem?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-01-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Well, of course after saying it quieted down...

Well, of course after saying it quieted down after changing the oil, I get a continuous dull squeak on the way to work this morning. Havent had time to investigate but it doesnt really sound good. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-01-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By vroomapunk
Never would have guessed. strange

Never would have guessed. strange
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-01-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By vroomapunk
did you ever figure out what this was?

did you ever figure out what this was?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-30-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Changed my oil yesterday, decided to give Z-Rod a...

Changed my oil yesterday, decided to give Z-Rod a shot. Sent off the second sample for the 5w 30 Amsoil Signature series to compare to my first signature series sample to see if all the negative...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-30-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,725
Posted By vroomapunk
I have a vid from outside the car but never...

I have a vid from outside the car but never uploaded it. Here is the vid from inside the car. Street tires, on stock rims, so I couldnt leave too hard or it spins a ton: 1.761 60 ft
...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-18-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
I spoke with an Amsoil technician about this, and...

I spoke with an Amsoil technician about this, and he didnt recommend ZRod for a DD. He recommended putting Zrod in to race and using the Amsoil signature for the rest of the year. And I dont race. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-09-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Gotcha. I honestly dont run it hard. Ive raced...

Gotcha. I honestly dont run it hard. Ive raced twice (drag raced) at each Camarofest. Other than that, its a grocery-getter. All highway 50-65 mph all the way to work and back home. And thats...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-09-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
You can pull it out of the engine, just need a...

You can pull it out of the engine, just need a pump (which I dont have).

I didnt take it out of the filter, I took it out of the pan when I was draining it for an oil change.

I wouldnt think...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-09-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
It had a decent amount of mileage on that oil...

It had a decent amount of mileage on that oil change, it definitely needed to be changed. Maybe 9,500 miles ( in my defense the oil and filter are supposed to be ok to 15k miles). I will probably...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-09-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Thanks man, I did take it out of an oil change. ...

Thanks man, I did take it out of an oil change. Straight from the plug, probably pretty early on when it was draining. I believe the engine was warm, but probably not up to temp.

No sounds, no...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-06-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Thanks for the input. My commute isn't short,...

Thanks for the input. My commute isn't short, it's about 35-40 mins. Haven't noticed a loss in power or any noises. Engine has actually quieted down a bit since I cammed it. I actually had the car at...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-06-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,533
Posted By vroomapunk
Oil Analysis, Thoughts on the results? UPDATED 4/8/15

I had an analysis done, and really dont know what Im looking at. I did some research and found that the boron level and the base number isnt anything to worry about (just a sign the oil needed to be...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-06-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By vroomapunk
Yeah change your own oil.

Yeah change your own oil.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-02-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,942
Views: 400,856
Posted By vroomapunk
Sorry to state the obvious, but you know that...

Sorry to state the obvious, but you know that rocker arm isnt on the valve tip right? haha
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,942
Views: 400,856
Posted By vroomapunk
Looks great! Clean that damn brake fluid...

Looks great! Clean that damn brake fluid reservoir!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-28-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,865
Posted By vroomapunk
Haha, a guy with a Nismo 370Z used to work here...

Haha, a guy with a Nismo 370Z used to work here but he left, so Im the lone car guy. I'm safe for now.



Everyone in my office has already been calling it Chris's spot, so Its safe to say I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-28-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,865
Posted By vroomapunk
No clue, why did they design it that way? Its...

No clue, why did they design it that way? Its also a pretty tight turn so I have to back in or it would be a pretty long maneuver to get in and out.



Yeah, I usually dont post about goofy...
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