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Forum: USA - Southeast Yesterday, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
I'm too busy pickin up chics with these lambo...

I'm too busy pickin up chics with these lambo doors homie. :lol:



Who..me?

http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view4/1221133/creepy-smile-o.gif
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-14-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
The facepalm wasn't meant towards you David. Just...

The facepalm wasn't meant towards you David. Just that "500rwhp on stock heads" crap. I've seen these "500hp" cams from shops all over the country. We remove them all the time. Huge duration, way too...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-14-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Thank you kind sir. We're a 2-man operation...

Thank you kind sir.

We're a 2-man operation but I am the front man and the chief builder / tuner. I do my best to get on the forums and communicate as much as possible but right now we've got...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
The biggest advantage headers provide in a...

The biggest advantage headers provide in a boosted car is efficiency. In most cases, it'll actually drop boost levels with longtube headers while still making the same/more power. This is a win/win...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Fixed that for ya. We build the...

Fixed that for ya.



We build the 6L80/90's using ALL PATC parts FWIW, which is what we're building Les's(4SFEDSS) with. There no need in shipping transmissions anywhere when Spartan does it...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Not sure what trans you have but both the 6L80/90...

Not sure what trans you have but both the 6L80/90 and the T56/TR6060 transmissions can take a bunch of power. The A6 transmissions are surprising resilient if the tune is right.

You'll definitely...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-10-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Show me your "several" attempts. Just looked...

Show me your "several" attempts. Just looked through our PM's and we had one conversion about an Xpipe install and that was it. Within that convo I told you to stop by any time and that I could...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-08-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We can do them. We're in the same...

We can do them.



We're in the same town, which is only a mile wide, and you STILL considered going somewhere else?! LOL. Ouch.
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-07-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17,226
Views: 418,111
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Agreed x infinity. That's one big reason I...

Agreed x infinity.

That's one big reason I don't ever participate. After a 6 day, 60-80hr work week our only off days are Sunday. I'm not going anywhere at 5:30am on a Sunday morning. Wish they'd...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
In a F.I. application I like running the LS7 maf...

In a F.I. application I like running the LS7 maf over the LS3, yes. The stability of the LS7 maf is literally unmatched. I tune part throttle & driveability with whatever existing sensors stay on the...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-01-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
BTW, I'm going to bed. The Spartan tech line is...

BTW, I'm going to bed. The Spartan tech line is being shut down for the night. Adios amigos.
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-01-2014, 11:32 PM
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
It's mainly dependent on what the car wants me to...

It's mainly dependent on what the car wants me to do. I've found that MAF only with SD disabled can be much more accurate & stable (assuming the MAF is good) on anything below 15psi with these cars....
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-01-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Unfortunately I'm still waiting on the support...

Unfortunately I'm still waiting on the support just like you guys. I've literally got a list that has around 32 names on it from guys all over the SE US waiting on me to tune theirs. I'm gonna have...
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-01-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
We do big brake kits all the time. Give me a call.

We do big brake kits all the time. Give me a call.
Forum: USA - Southeast 04-01-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Thank you for the kind words gents. Mr....

Thank you for the kind words gents.

Mr. StrokerLS1, I'll be more than happy to help you out for a better price. If the car shows up 100% ready to tune and needs absolutely nothing from me minus...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,280
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
You would. :biggrin:

You would. :biggrin:
Forum: USA - Southeast 03-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17,226
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Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
This. Commerce sucks anyway, but it sucks...

This.

Commerce sucks anyway, but it sucks extra on opening night. Every hot rod within 125 miles of that place is going to be there tonight. Screw that.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
1 full turn on a GM LSX rocker bolt is around...

1 full turn on a GM LSX rocker bolt is around ~.047 of preload. You want around .070-.090 preload for best results. A 7.425 pushrod will probably put you within the range you need and help quiet it...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
DO NOT use loctite on head bolts!! I...

DO NOT use loctite on head bolts!!

I primarily use blue when assembling an engine. I'll use red on the camshaft bolts if the car is going to see north of 7K rpm, otherwise I just stick with blue....
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 03-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,386
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
As a non-tuner, you won't really see what's...

As a non-tuner, you won't really see what's actually happening to the car. For us tuners, we see it all over the data log screen when knock retard starts showing up everywhere.

There is a...
Forum: USA - Southeast 03-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17,226
Views: 418,111
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
I got a broom with your name on it. :D J/k...

I got a broom with your name on it. :D

J/k man. Congrats.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-20-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Oil isn't going to fix the tick. Measuring for...

Oil isn't going to fix the tick. Measuring for proper lifter preload will.

Anything larger than a 224'ish duration/.550+ lift camshaft @ .050 is more than likely going to need a longer pushrod...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-20-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
As others have stated, the answer is no. I've...

As others have stated, the answer is no. I've tested the SS catback vs. cutouts on a 500rwhp car and only lost 1hp/1tq through the mufflers.

The only thing you're going to gain by changing is...
Forum: USA - Southeast 03-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17,226
Views: 418,111
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Thanks! It runs out pretty good. Unfortunately...

Thanks! It runs out pretty good. Unfortunately I'm tainted for what feels "fast" to me relatively speaking, but on a 100 shot it was definitely a swift kick in the arse.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,507
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Don't mind at all. My lobes don't really have a...

Don't mind at all. My lobes don't really have a named other than "SP". Mine are all custom stuff that myself and the cam designed over @ Cam Motion came up with. I can't give out specifics because...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,507
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
You don't need big cam specs to sound lumpy. ...

You don't need big cam specs to sound lumpy.

This is my 224/234 114 camshaft. This car also makes 490RWHP/470RWTQ through our 3.91 installed gear set and will light the tires up @ 60mph no...
Forum: USA - Southeast 03-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17,226
Views: 418,111
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Here's some pics of a nitrous kit we just...

Here's some pics of a nitrous kit we just installed on a 2011 V6 car. Sorry for the cruddy pictures. My "10mp" camera on my LG phone sucks beyond belief. No results yet. The customer is holding off...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
Outstanding advice. I'd keep the overlap...

Outstanding advice.


I'd keep the overlap around 0-5, and SC'd LS3 engines tend to like a LOT of exhaust duration. I typically run a 12-14 degree split between intake/exhaust on our...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
As others have said, a tune isn't a "must" but...

As others have said, a tune isn't a "must" but highly recommended for best results. Not only for power gains, but for mpg & efficiency.

When you install longtube headers you're moving the 02...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,507
Posted By Josh @ Spartan LSX
The 113+5 doesn't guarantee a broad torque curve....

The 113+5 doesn't guarantee a broad torque curve. Like I mentioned above, it's the entire equation that determines that. Intake/Exhaust overlap vs. TDC is the biggest determining factor of where the...
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