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Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission Yesterday, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
First off, you're a true bad ass for continuing...

First off, you're a true bad ass for continuing to race and not letting your issues with your legs stop you. Tip of the hat sir, respect....


It sounds like your car is in desperate need of a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Spin the camshaft with all the rockers taken off...

Spin the camshaft with all the rockers taken off the heads & pushrods removed. This will put the lifters into their retainer cups. Then insert a 5/16" metal rod, about 2-3" longer than the camshaft,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Take it from someone who does this stuff on the...

Take it from someone who does this stuff on the regular, I would not do 3.91's in an A6 car with forced induction. You can make all the power you want with a blower but if you can't put it to the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
You're not going to gain a noticeable power...

You're not going to gain a noticeable power increase with a simple plug change per say, but a smoother idle and better spark can be had with different plugs. The stock GM plug's main function is to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,532
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We do 20+ sets of gears a year in 5th gens so...

We do 20+ sets of gears a year in 5th gens so I'll share my experiences...

- 3.91's are the way to go in an M6 car. I personally would not run a 4.11 for 2 reasons. A: It's not a GM part and AFAIK...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-07-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
There's several ways to stroke an LS3. Believe it...

There's several ways to stroke an LS3. Believe it or not we can make your LS3 a 427ci engine as long as you don't ever plan on installing a blower on it.

Shameless plug: We're a little over 200...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
A throttle blade replacement should be all that's...

A throttle blade replacement should be all that's needed. Not the whole TB.



True story. The E38 is a rather forgiving fella, and will tolerate even the worst of tooners. However a true tuner...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
This is a good indication that the converter lock...

This is a good indication that the converter lock up speeds aren't calibrated properly.



In very simple terms, it almost feels like you shifted an extra gear @ highway speeds.



There's...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 917
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Is this bucking occuring while cruising or are...

Is this bucking occuring while cruising or are you referring to slow speed (parking lot) speeds?

A lot of things can cause bucking but one common mistake I see a lot of tuners make with Auto...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-03-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
The ASA camshaft is on a 110 lobe separation and...

The ASA camshaft is on a 110 lobe separation and will definitely need a stall.



This always scares me when someone who wants to do their own work says this. The LSX engines are a lot easier to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Well said. LSA is a derivative of the...

Well said.

LSA is a derivative of the entire equation. It's not the final indicator of how a cam is going to act, drive, or where it'll make power. However, for those interested in a pre-made or...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-21-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
64K is nothing. We recently did a heads / cam /...

64K is nothing. We recently did a heads / cam / intake / built trans + stall / gear package for a 2003 Corvette with 165,000 miles on it. Car runs like a scalded dog with no issues.

My...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-21-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
That's a super mild cam but you made the right...

That's a super mild cam but you made the right choice. Cam Motion is second to NONE in camshaft design & quality.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-18-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
My thoughts: -Don't get too hung up on that...

My thoughts:

-Don't get too hung up on that 600rwhp number. That number is not as easy to achieve as some think. Most 416ci strokers are going to hang around the realm of 540-570rwhp for the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-18-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,671
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
That's a shame. Granatelli has been around for...

That's a shame. Granatelli has been around for ages. Since the 90's in the GM performance world.
Forum: USA - Southeast 08-13-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18,239
Views: 491,831
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
You can also try my guy, his name is Ricky. - 678...

You can also try my guy, his name is Ricky. - 678 936 6366

He will come out to you as long as you have a shaded (garage) spot for him to work in. Prices are about as cheap as you're going to find...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-13-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,947
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
The neck down doesn't hurt as much as people...

The neck down doesn't hurt as much as people think. I've been gung-ho for almost 20 years about the requirement of 3" exhaust if you're making over 450rwhp, until these newer cars with newer muffler...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,723
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
It seems that you're pretty convinced you made...

It seems that you're pretty convinced you made the right decision to go with SW, and that's good for you. I'm not trying to convince you otherwise. Nor am I going to sit and debate how much better or...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-12-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,723
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
I'll see if I can find some pics for you. I don't...

I'll see if I can find some pics for you. I don't remember if we've ever took any but I'll check.



It's all relative to dollars spent, sir. I agree that having to massage a part to fit can be...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Being in California, I would avoid the risk and...

Being in California, I would avoid the risk and continue to run cats. In several other states around the country we enjoy a lot more lax laws pertaining to emissions equipment on cars but in Cali...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,723
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We use the TSP headers all the time and have...

We use the TSP headers all the time and have great results. They make the same power as all the others (or within 2-3hp).....However...

If you buy the TSP's, go ahead and do yourself a favor and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
First thing you need to do when getting a check...

First thing you need to do when getting a check engine light is pop the hood and check the engine.

(Kidding).

Take it to an Advance Auto or Autozone, they'll scan it for free. Then post the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We build 20-30 differentials per year for various...

We build 20-30 differentials per year for various LSX platforms (F-body, G8, GTO). We always recommend 2 heat cycles which is around 20 minutes or so of driving, then cool down. After that, 300 miles...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-11-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,656
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We do gears in 5th gears all the time and I...

We do gears in 5th gears all the time and I personally like the 3.91's the best. Due to the 5th gen trans gearing I think 4.11 is a little too much in most cases unless you're planning on using a...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,326
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
FWIW, find yourself a good exhaust fabricator and...

FWIW, find yourself a good exhaust fabricator and you can have a very nice exhaust system custom built for 1/2 or 1/3 of the price of some of these bolt-on systems sold online. We build all our own...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Your post-cat 02's are the only 02's you need to...

Your post-cat 02's are the only 02's you need to worry about being tuned out, which can be done by any reputable tuner. However if your car is tuned by Trifecta, then the PCM is locked and absolutely...
Forum: Engine Internals 08-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Jesel Sportsman 1.7 ratio rockers - Part # KSS-307070

These rockers were used for dyno testing but nothing else. They have zero street miles on them.

These 2024 aluminum bodied shaft rockers are able to easily handle today's aggressive springs and...
Forum: Transmission / Driveline 08-05-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Circle D Triple disk 245mm 3400 Stall - New

This converter was bolted up, filled with Amsoil fluid, but wound up not being used. We went with a steeper gear and larger stall before the build was finished. Literally has zero miles. This...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,916
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We build 50+ engines per yer whether it be a free...

We build 50+ engines per yer whether it be a free standing engine for a customer or inside a car, using Cam Motion camshafts and have yet to have one problem or failure. This ranges anywhere from...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,916
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
That sucks, and it figures. The EPA is ruining...

That sucks, and it figures. The EPA is ruining all the good oils one by one.



Rotella is good stuff if you don't have cats. We use that too, and I personally run it in my Silverado (gas motor).
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