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Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,557
Posted By Skexies
For those that may be interested, I found someone...

For those that may be interested, I found someone that is working on an aftermarket adapter to allow an oil cooler on some BMW motors that have a similar oil filter setup as we do (cartridge). He...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 08-22-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By Skexies
I'm running the 700/5 in the vert with a separate...

I'm running the 700/5 in the vert with a separate amp for the center channel. It does a fine job if you are ok with not thundering bass for 1/2 the city block.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-19-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Skexies
grab the parking light circuit :) If you...

grab the parking light circuit :)

If you contact ofer @ gen5diy, he can make just about anything plug and play for ya.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-19-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By Skexies
90mm Hella HID DRL mod

I just finished modding the ZL1 front bumper to handle the 90mm hellas and HID.

http://skexies.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/fog22.jpg

http://skexies.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/fog29.jpg
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Forum: Member Car Journals 07-18-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Skexies
Current projects in progress: Snow...

Current projects in progress:
Snow Water/Methanol Injection
Illuminated cup holder mod
ABL floor "run" lighting mod
ZL1 front end swap (includes projector / HID conversion)
Stereo center channel...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-18-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By Skexies
I'm curious about the bi-metal pistons... should...

I'm curious about the bi-metal pistons... should provide much better detonation resistance without heavy weight increases.

I'm also curious to see (if the LFX doesn't have them already) if they...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-12-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,975
Posted By Skexies
Done!

:thumbup:
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-10-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Skexies
What's behind the name? 'Ra' I've had a lot of...

What's behind the name? 'Ra' I've had a lot of vehicles but I've never given one a name. 'Ra' seems fitting.
Wiki has this:
Ra was the ancient Egyptian solar deity. By the Fifth Dynasty (2494 to...
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Skexies
RA's Build Thread...

I've been working hard, with what time I can muster, to build up RA.

I went through the dreaded debate ZL1 or V6. I went v6, I won't open that can-o-worms as everyone has a view of SCv8,v8,v6.
...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By Skexies
as more details come out on the 2T V6, it will...

as more details come out on the 2T V6, it will use a hitachi fuel injection system and has two air sensors as well as controls each turbo seperate to each bank of 3 cyls.

They say 90% new content....
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-09-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,474
Posted By Skexies
ACK... :/

ACK... :/
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-09-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,978
Posted By Skexies
:( double :( what the deuce! I'm not thrilled...

:( double :( what the deuce!
I'm not thrilled with my DNX9990HD.

Screen washes out in heavy sunlight. (which happens frequently in the 'vert)

Interface was poorly designed.

It does not...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-09-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Skexies
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LZ2SzYG--Y&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LZ2SzYG--Y&feature=youtu.be

I took a quick video of the lights... color was off... it is ice blue/aqua.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-09-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Skexies
Thanks, I went for this to provide a (mostly)...

Thanks, I went for this to provide a (mostly) air-tight (sealed) chamber vs. free-air, since the whole chamber sits inside the interior with the top up.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-08-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Skexies
Here is the subwoofer installation, which is a...

Here is the subwoofer installation, which is a little different than your standard sub installs....

http://skexies.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/subwoofer8.jpg...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 07-08-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Skexies
Speaker replacement in 2012 Camaro Convertible

I've been working on replacing the speakers in my 2012 camaro convertible.

new center channel
http://skexies.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/doorspeakers12.jpg

New rear panels with ABL
...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-08-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Skexies
I'm ok being a bit rice. ;) I'm not offended...

I'm ok being a bit rice. ;) I'm not offended there, small animals don't nest in my exhaust cans.

It is also German. Page 118 of the 2013 911 owners manual tells you how to configure their...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-08-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Skexies
LoL.... it is not on 24x7, it is wired into the...

LoL.... it is not on 24x7, it is wired into the dome light circuit.... only illuminates when you do the dome light or unlock / lock... then fades out in a moment.
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 07-08-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Skexies
ZL1 Side rockers modded for LED puddle lights

http://skexies.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/siderockerlights-cutouts6.jpg
http://skexies.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/siderockerlights-cutouts4.jpg

I posted the more detailed write-up on my blog....
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 06-20-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Skexies
Snow recommends you mount the nozzle as close to...

Snow recommends you mount the nozzle as close to the throttle body as possible.

If you mount after the tbody (vacuum) or use a rear mount tank or have the tank fluid level higher than the...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 06-18-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,970
Posted By Skexies
Snow suggests running a solenoid between the feed...

Snow suggests running a solenoid between the feed line of the pump and the tank for trunk mounted installations, or where the tank level may be over the nozzle level, or where the nozzles are located...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 06-17-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,841
Posted By Skexies
Very slick...

Very slick...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 06-14-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 121,848
Posted By Skexies
working through this one... 2012 I believe I see...

working through this one... 2012 I believe I see a purple, purple/white stripe, pink/black stripe (which looks kind of purple in some lights). Choices. :/
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-14-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,741
Posted By Skexies
I see 14-16 in town, maybe pulling up to 20 with...

I see 14-16 in town, maybe pulling up to 20 with some good long stretches with no lights.

I managed to baby it into 27 at 70 on the highway once to see where it would be.

On the tollway...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,449
Posted By Skexies
Well... I'm in the 2LT/RS, yup I miss the v8...

Well... I'm in the 2LT/RS, yup I miss the v8 grumble/torque and I wish I had the ZL1 like I wish I would have dated the high school prom queen back in school.

I find I'm spinning up the 6 a bit...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-13-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,802
Posted By Skexies
well, to combat this... I'm taking my own...

well, to combat this... I'm taking my own approach.

I'm adding a Snow Performance Stage 2 water/alch injection (MAF type).

In addition, I'm adding a catch can. I like the RX check valve...
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-12-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,673
Posted By Skexies
I'm no pro, I still am teething and will have to...

I'm no pro, I still am teething and will have to swap rear ends soon myself (A6) LT2RS.

From what I gather;

Only the v8's have the Limited Slip Dif. (two piece) Except I've been puzzled that...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 05-21-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,227
Posted By Skexies
I had a decent sounding (for the time) stock...

I had a decent sounding (for the time) stock stereo in my 84 pontiac 6000 ste...
*insert pause* doing some math, I guess that excludes me from being young... ;)

Frankly, the car doesn't lay...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 05-20-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,181
Posted By Skexies
Intercoolers are Air 2 Water... they won't be...

Intercoolers are Air 2 Water... they won't be more effective without the covers. ;o) BUT... could be super fun with a closed loop going to something like RX's a/c based chiller.
Forum: Camaro V6 LFX Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-20-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Skexies
I actually have some to like the balance of my...

I actually have some to like the balance of my Borla. Not gurglish or overstated at all. off throttle it stays nice and quiet. Gas mashed, it has a tune to it that is a little reminiscent of...
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