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Forum: LT1 (6.2L V8) Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions 04-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By jessrayo
That is an interesting comment because I was...

That is an interesting comment because I was paddle shifting and if you are not watching the trans temp like a hawk that is how you know it is overheated, it won't respond to the paddles any more. I...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 04-20-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By jessrayo
We pushed horsepower to around 1700 and the head...

We pushed horsepower to around 1700 and the head gaskets began to leak again. ERL said we need to O-ring the block. ERL is back logged and estimated 12-16 weeks before delivery if they do it. Since I...
Forum: LT1 (6.2L V8) Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions 04-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By jessrayo
Z51 auto trans overheats

Has anyone come up with a reasonable fix for this yet? I took my car out to a HPDE once and the automatic trans is only good for about 15 minutes of hard driving before it overheats. I have not...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 04-18-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By jessrayo
ERL block with pistons

ERL Superdeck block
-6 bolt head design
-ARP 1/2 stud upgrade
-Billet main caps
-Bronze lifter bushings

Approx 2000 miles on the block. Can handle 1200 hp no problem.

Bore is 4.155, ...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-16-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By jessrayo
Unreal kind of covered this in his post but I'm...

Unreal kind of covered this in his post but I'm going to give you a little more detail to try to understand this. The displacement of the motor does not matter with a PD top mount supercharger. A...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,118
Posted By jessrayo
I have the manual and made probably 25 or 30...

I have the manual and made probably 25 or 30 passes on stock tires. But at the time I had around 800 whp. If you are easily overpowering the tires in multiple gears, (I did) then the car will be...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-14-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By jessrayo
Interesting, You can put the Z/28 parts on and...

Interesting, You can put the Z/28 parts on and run 19's for less than a racing brake 20" only kit?.... I haven't actually looked at the side profile of a GM carbon rotor but must admit that the...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 04-13-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By jessrayo
Big improvement straight line and cornering but...

Big improvement straight line and cornering but if they start to spin they light up, you need to back off when they get loose.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-12-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By jessrayo
I've run the car on 20" toyos and 19" hoosiers...

I've run the car on 20" toyos and 19" hoosiers both with racing brake iron rotors. The car can corner and stop faster on the Hoosiers because the tires have more grip. Never with either tire did...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-12-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By jessrayo
I really want to do that mile and a half.......

I really want to do that mile and a half.... Congrats on the runs, some nice speeds!
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-12-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,446
Posted By jessrayo
Just saw this post.... congrats OP! Do you run...

Just saw this post.... congrats OP! Do you run that beast at Thunder valley at all? Maybe we could meet up some time.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-12-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By jessrayo
That is really too bad if you ask me. I have...

That is really too bad if you ask me. I have said it plenty of times before and I'll say it again, if you change to racing pads and fluid on the stock ZL1, the car will stop at the traction...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-11-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,451
Posted By jessrayo
lol, I personally think this is the best answer I...

lol, I personally think this is the best answer I have seen but I don't really understand the whole garage queen thing... When I used to ride motorcycles I had some aluminum polish paste that you...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-11-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 10,986
Posted By jessrayo
I've been reading this thread off and on and...

I've been reading this thread off and on and wanted to make some comments.

First off in Oklahoma we have 91 octane E10 gas at the vast majority of stations. For the little time I drove my car...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-11-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By jessrayo
They really need to make the rotors where you can...

They really need to make the rotors where you can run the 19" rims. There is not a good 20" tire available that compares to the Hoosier R6 in 19". I'm getting my racing brake iron rotors so hot I'm...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-10-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 937
Posted By jessrayo
You are going to have to get pretty extreme to...

You are going to have to get pretty extreme to cut 200 pounds from this car. I have weighed my car probably 6 times as I've gone through different stages of the build. I have a 3" magnaflow cat...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-10-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By jessrayo
E10 is 10% ethanol, 90% gasoline that works fine,...

E10 is 10% ethanol, 90% gasoline that works fine, it is still 90% gas.

E98 is 98% ethanol, 2% other organic fuel. It burns with a different air fuel ratio than gasoline. If you were in a bind,...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 04-06-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By jessrayo
The reason there are so many Ford tanks is...

The reason there are so many Ford tanks is because the Ford has more problems with high intake temps than the ZL1. You can still get the ADM tank for the trunk but they are custom and expensive....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-06-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,100
Posted By jessrayo
Yes, boost is a measure of restriction. This is...

Yes, boost is a measure of restriction. This is all the boost I was getting at the maximum recommend blower rpms. The motor flows very well. The car runs the largest port trickflow heads with some...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 04-03-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By jessrayo
I tried to make one tire work for everything and...

I tried to make one tire work for everything and if you are actually running in competition events the tires designed for that event are so much better it is ridiculous. If you are going to drag...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 04-03-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jessrayo
Tires perform very differently depending on...

Tires perform very differently depending on temperature and conditions. The stock Goodyear is probably the best tire you could possibly use in Hawaii. When it is hot, it is the best cornering...
Forum: ZL1 Wheels/Tires 04-03-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By jessrayo
I think Toyo R888 will work best. They are on my...

I think Toyo R888 will work best. They are on my car now. 315/30-20 in the back and 285/35-20 in front. No issues with electronics on these sizes. Very good cornering and traction. Not a great...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By jessrayo
Looked at tire rack and right now you can get...

Looked at tire rack and right now you can get Hoosier R7 in 295/30-19 and 315/30 -19. It is DOT legal and the best DOT road race tire that is readily available today that fits under stock...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-03-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By jessrayo
The best DOT legal tire is the Hoosier R6. As of...

The best DOT legal tire is the Hoosier R6. As of last production run it was only available in 19" sizes. I don't know what is going on with Hoosier this spring but I noticed a lot of tire sizes...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 04-03-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By jessrayo
Thanks for the update. Hope to see you there in...

Thanks for the update. Hope to see you there in October!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-03-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,279
Posted By jessrayo
Lol... I love the crazy trivia buffs on this...

Lol... I love the crazy trivia buffs on this site. All of the above information is correct but my point is none of the numbers mentioned are iconic car models in the automotive world. They do have...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 04-03-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By jessrayo
Looking very good. Hope to meet up with you in...

Looking very good. Hope to meet up with you in October!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-02-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,279
Posted By jessrayo
Actually the ZL2 name was the first indication...

Actually the ZL2 name was the first indication that the add was a hoax. There is a lot of history behind the ZL1 identity. Not so with ZL2. That would be like saying a Ford GT 501, a Porsche 912,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-02-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,551
Posted By jessrayo
Hey Stephen hope to continue seeing your posts...

Hey Stephen hope to continue seeing your posts over here from time time even though your a troller now....lol. I learned pretty quickly that most of your comments were good advise. I hear you have...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 04-01-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,356
Posted By jessrayo
Wow, didn't catch it until you pointed it out.......

Wow, didn't catch it until you pointed it out.... nice... okay no ZL2 then.

"Allison Performance Research & Integration Logistics, a division that works closely with the Formula Optimization &...
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