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Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-12-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By axnhose
Why am I reposting? I want to put out as much...

Why am I reposting? I want to put out as much bad JUJU as I can about Rick at Synergy Motorsports in Livermore, CA. They did the shoddiest job on my car, and I hope to spread the word enough so...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 08-06-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,538
Posted By axnhose
Anyone else out there have Welds and have...

Anyone else out there have Welds and have polished them? It seems that whatever I use, it puts small scratches the aluminum. Weld must have a super fine buffer to get them that shiny. The clutch...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-05-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By axnhose
OH, sorry. I misinterpreted what you meant. ...

OH, sorry. I misinterpreted what you meant. Yes, it is unfortunate that the shop that did the install of the said clutch denied to do any work on my car, let alone repair what they installed, or at...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-05-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By axnhose
My fault for racing the car? Really? The clutch...

My fault for racing the car? Really? The clutch was built for a racing application, and it broke 8 seconds after it was actually put into use.

I expected to get all kinds of comments, as there...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 08-04-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By axnhose
Centerforce Dyad Clutch blown up

Finally removed the trans from my '13 ZL1 after Synergy did all the engine mods, and they also installed a Centerforce Dual Disc Dyad clutch. This $2700.00 (with installation/labor as well) clutch...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 03-12-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,538
Posted By axnhose
There are tons of styles of lug nuts to choose...

There are tons of styles of lug nuts to choose from on Ebay. I ended up going with an open end stainless steel style. They look awesome!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 02-22-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By axnhose
There is a far easier and cheaper way to cut...

There is a far easier and cheaper way to cut steel braided line. Wrap the area where you want to make the cut with black electrical tape. Only wrap the tape around so its just made 1 complete turn,...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 02-22-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By axnhose
I wouldnt use a 26" tall tire on a ZL1. The car...

I wouldnt use a 26" tall tire on a ZL1. The car was built for a 28" tall tire, as that is what the stock tires are. Going with a shorter tire, makes the car look silly. My 28" tall Hoosier slicks...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 02-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,538
Posted By axnhose
I ended up going to the track with the slicks...

I ended up going to the track with the slicks installed, but had issues with my clutch. Even with a Centerforce Dyad dual disc setup, something failed in the clutch/slave cylinder, and it wouldn't...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 11-07-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
You are a lucky one, as you have not had any...

You are a lucky one, as you have not had any issues with your car. I hope you dont! What I have learned from this whole ordeal is to always deal with a shop in person and not let your buddy do the...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-22-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
ZL1 mods

Lets break this down as it keeps getting better.

Ryan. So you never made full throttle passes with Ace the night you got your car back?

Bryan. The night I got the car back, it went into the...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
ZL1 mods

WOW!!

Now this is getting interesting, as I did "break in" the clutch exactly the way Rick told me to do. I am not sure what "lighting up stock tires" means, as I had the stock rims and tires...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-21-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
ZL1 mods

Ryan,

It's interesting that you say I am difficult to work with when I never talked with Rick until the car was finished. All communication was done through Ace. Also, I guess you don't have a...
Forum: USA - California 10-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,042
Posted By axnhose
You need to check out my post. Rick at Synergy...

You need to check out my post. Rick at Synergy is a AS_ HOL_, as he did $15K worth of mods to my 2013 ZL1, and then installed a $2600 dual disc clutch and his custom billet slave cylinder. Then...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
I'm waiting for a response from Rick as well. ...

I'm waiting for a response from Rick as well. But I don't expect to hear from him, since he doesn't have the balls to say anything here, and he obviously doesn't have the balls to repair his junk...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-06-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
Do you even know the guy? Rick is one of the...

Do you even know the guy? Rick is one of the best tuners in the country and has been around longer than camaro5. I would like to hear his side of this before everyone starts spreading false info.
...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-05-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
i was with you until the end, why didnt you...

i was with you until the end, why didnt you retune it like he said? wondering why you declined the break in offer.

but, you car, your right to chose whatever on it.


Really, let him drive my...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
ZL1 mods

Is he the only one to ever work on the car? if so please list all of the Mods completed by his shop, and other shops if so...there seems to be a missing piece to this puzzle

Yes, he is the only...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-05-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
Rick at Synergy Motorsports---DONT TRUST, WONT REPAIR HIS WORK

Just thought I would let everybody know about my experience with Rick at Synergy Motorsports in Livermore, CA. I had $17+K worth of work done at his shop, and after 500 miles of engine and clutch...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,334
Posted By axnhose
Synergy Motorsports---BAD EXPERIENCE, DON'T TRUST!!!

Just thought I would let everybody know about my experience with Rick at Synergy Motorsports in Livermore, CA. I had $17+K worth of work done at his shop to my 2013 ZL1. After his mods and 500...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-28-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
Here is a quick video clip so you can hear the...

Here is a quick video clip so you can hear the cam!!http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t521/bryan_johnson69/th_1_zps1146bcc1.jpg...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-28-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
Here is my dyno sheet...

Here is my dyno sheet .http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t521/bryan_johnson69/65_zps3697ae6d.jpg (http://s1312.photobucket.com/user/bryan_johnson69/media/65_zps3697ae6d.jpg.html)
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
Make sure when you do visit, you stop by so I can...

Make sure when you do visit, you stop by so I can check out your ride!!

As for an update on my car, I am still waiting on the clutch to get fixed. Rick is moving shops right now, and wont be able...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-13-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
Thought you might recognize the car. That is...

Thought you might recognize the car.

That is Awesome! I have a 69 Camaro as well, and also a 70 Camaro, and a 69 Nova. I hope to have the Nova at Grudge Fest next Saturday. You should make it...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-12-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
That is a bad ass build! I thought I had some...

That is a bad ass build! I thought I had some good power, and I do, but you have some great power!! I have a bunch of adds on Craigslist for engines for sale; you can contact me that way. Just...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
What is done to your car? What mods do you have??

What is done to your car? What mods do you have??
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
Thats cool your in Turlock, as I am in Stockton. ...

Thats cool your in Turlock, as I am in Stockton. My car is down now as I need to get the clutch figured out. When your in the area, stop on by. I am on Facebook under Johnson Racing Engines.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
I am in Northern Cali, near Sacramento Raceway. ...

I am in Northern Cali, near Sacramento Raceway. I guess you would cal that my home track.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
I have a Centerforce Dyad clutch. Im hoping for...

I have a Centerforce Dyad clutch. Im hoping for better results the next time I go out. I will keep you informed.
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,278
Posted By axnhose
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=1020104970008...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10201049700083665&l=68621063344318475

Here is a video of the run.
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