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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 03-14-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By samtheman32
Joe Gibbs LS30

So my last oil change I decided to go with Joe Gibbs driven LS30 oil. I was curious as to how often I would need to change it compared to using Mobil 1?
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 02-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By samtheman32
lookin good man

lookin good man
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 02-10-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By samtheman32
thanks guys. labor and tune was about...

thanks guys.



labor and tune was about $1300, the cam kit itself was about $900.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 02-09-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By samtheman32
TSP 231/236 Cam Idle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KryxGtJ4pU

tsp 231/236 cam
btr .660 lift dual springs w/ titanium retainers
kooks longtubes + hf cats/catback
roto-fab CAI
tuned @ lethal performance in SA, TX
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By samtheman32
HFC vs. Off-road connection pipes

So, I have seen a couple of topics on this before but I still want different opinions.

I am aware that no cats = raspier and louder, but I'm looking for that. I currently have kooks HF cats with 1...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-24-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By samtheman32
Here's mine!

Here's mine!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-15-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By samtheman32
Thanks guys. And yes the inner spring did break...

Thanks guys. And yes the inner spring did break as well.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By samtheman32
Here's another.

Here's another.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-14-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By samtheman32
Turns out I actually have 3 broken springs. There...

Turns out I actually have 3 broken springs. There was contact between my valves and pistons but it was hardly anything to worry about. Extremely happy about that.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-04-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By samtheman32
Lethal performance (San Antonio) did the install.

Lethal performance (San Antonio) did the install.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-04-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By samtheman32
I am getting it checked out this Friday. Just...

I am getting it checked out this Friday. Just trying to see what springs I should take the shop to install after they check it out.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-04-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By samtheman32
TSP 231/236 springs?

I got my cam installed with the kit back in march with the PRC EHT .675 springs and just last week I got a knock. Pulled my valve covers off and 2 springs are busted. I never ran my car at the track...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-02-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
Thanks guys. I'm giving lethal a call to have...

Thanks guys. I'm giving lethal a call to have them inspect for further damage. I hope it's just the springs. I am replacing the whole set.



Which ones specifically? Anyone know any other...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
How does this one look?

How does this one look?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-02-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
They were PRC .675 springs that came with the cam...

They were PRC .675 springs that came with the cam kit. Thanks guys. I hope there's no further damage either. I'm going to have to trailer it up to San Antonio to have lethal check it out.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-02-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
Great. Looks like two broken springs. Just got my...

Great. Looks like two broken springs. Just got my cam kit installed this march. I'll be giving texas speed a call tomorrow or when they open and see if they can work something out with me.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-01-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By samtheman32
Have bad news. Seems like the tick is coming...

Have bad news. Seems like the tick is coming primarily from the motor. Checked one of the cats and it didn't seem clogged, checking the other tomorrow.
...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-31-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
I have missed shifts before but not recently. The...

I have missed shifts before but not recently. The ticking sounds louder around the cat area but there's really no telling. Setting it on a trailer tonight to get it checked out at a friends shop....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-31-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
Went out for breakfast with my mom today and on...

Went out for breakfast with my mom today and on the way back home my car was struggling to run normally. Got out of my car and what do you know.. My right cat was leaking.
...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-31-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
Just did some more research. It might be that one...

Just did some more research. It might be that one if my HF cats is clogged. I noticed a rattle coming from under my car before I was cammed, and now I noticed it after the cam install as well. Never...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-30-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
Checked the fuel pressure, nothing wrong with...

Checked the fuel pressure, nothing wrong with that. Checked if it was throwing codes and absolutely nothing came up. Tomorrow we're doing a compression test and other tests to see what happens.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
My buddy has the software, so hopefully we'll...

My buddy has the software, so hopefully we'll find out tonight.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-30-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
One of my buddies dads is going to check it out...

One of my buddies dads is going to check it out tonight. I live in a small city so taking it to a shop that knows what they're doing would be a 2 hour drive. If we can't diagnose it tonight I'm...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-30-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
Only 93 octane.

Only 93 octane.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-30-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
What do you mean log some runs? All of my...

What do you mean log some runs? All of my temperatures were reading normal temps. Nothing seemed off and there is no CEL either.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-30-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,035
Posted By samtheman32
I'm hoping this is a small problem...

Update: motor is knocking. Found two broken springs. (See page 2)

Today, I noticed extremely sluggish acceleration and a weird vibrating noise that was not coming from my tires. (this has never...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 07-29-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By samtheman32
Am I experiencing wheel hop?

I have a cammed M6 LS3 w/ stock tires and I've been playing around with launching my car before I take it out to the track.

I'll launch at around 3400-3700 rpm's and I'll feather the clutch out...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 07-28-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,692
Posted By samtheman32
Looks good! By any chance did you upload some...

Looks good! By any chance did you upload some pictures in that same location a while back? It looks really familiar.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 07-28-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By samtheman32
Nice pics! Those rims are pretty sweet too.

Nice pics! Those rims are pretty sweet too.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 07-28-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By samtheman32
Looks good man!

Looks good man!
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