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Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-22-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By jbrown13
I would tend to agree with all the comments about...

I would tend to agree with all the comments about the MT tires and the launch RPMs.

I did notice in re-reading your post you made the following statement "I heated the tires up really well, good...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-22-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By jbrown13
IMHO, your biggest drag on 60' time are your rear...

IMHO, your biggest drag on 60' time are your rear tires, having used both NT05R and MT drag radial.

Gears will also help the MT tires. But if you're spinning Nittos with the 3.27 gear, it will...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 363,640
Posted By jbrown13
Thanks Brandon. I'm chasing you man.

Thanks Brandon. I'm chasing you man.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 363,640
Posted By jbrown13
New PB for Category 5 ...

New PB for Category 5
Merc, please update when you get a chance. This is submitted for Category 5, Internal Engine Mods - Stock Displacement.

Tires used on the...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,115
Posted By jbrown13
Brandon, great 60' and 1/4 ET. That is quite a...

Brandon, great 60' and 1/4 ET. That is quite a jump from your previous best. Congrats.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By jbrown13
Car does not leave the garage in rainy weather,...

Car does not leave the garage in rainy weather, as it has drag radials on the rear which would scare me more than the sway bar. Car is not DD, and only is driven to/from the track. I've put a total...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-12-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By jbrown13
As a follow-up I wanted to let you know that I...

As a follow-up I wanted to let you know that I removed the front sway bar, and quite frankly, I don't notice that the car handles one iota different than it did with the bar. I've tested the...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-08-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By jbrown13
Way to go Martin!

Way to go Martin!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-01-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By jbrown13
Removing Front Sway Bar

I have read a number of other threads on this subject, and I have seen opinions ranging from "no problem" to "OMG, you'll kill yourself". Not really interested in a lawyer kind of reply, but rather...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By jbrown13
That is the typical symptom of warped rotors. I...

That is the typical symptom of warped rotors. I would pull the rotors and have them checked and see if they are warped.

If you have aftermarket wheels on the front that are not hub-centric that...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-19-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,528
Posted By jbrown13
John, that is a killer 60. Great run. Jeff

John, that is a killer 60. Great run.

Jeff
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By jbrown13
How was the air? With better DA you might get...

How was the air? With better DA you might get there with what you have.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,961
Posted By jbrown13
Thomas, I have been thinking a lot about this...

Thomas, I have been thinking a lot about this controller re drag racing since I made my previous posts and agree with you. As we all know, the ET clock doesn't start until our front tires advance...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-15-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By jbrown13
AMEN

AMEN
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-13-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By jbrown13
Actually, MT recommends different pressures for...

Actually, MT recommends different pressures for different sizes, etc. Their Tech Bulletin on recommended pressures is here: http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/tech.php?bulletin=s3
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By jbrown13
Hot may be an exaggeration. I drive my car to...

Hot may be an exaggeration. I drive my car to the track and immediately set the rears to 17.5 for my first pass. Immediately after my first pass, and each subsequent pass, I put the gage on them...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-13-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By jbrown13
I run mine at 17.5 psi hot. They do not spin on...

I run mine at 17.5 psi hot. They do not spin on the wheel based on chalk marks I used to check.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-11-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,961
Posted By jbrown13
1KillerSS, that is what I saw as well, except...

1KillerSS, that is what I saw as well, except that I got 157 milliseconds (0.157 seconds) with the Vitesse active, which I believe is the result of 0:46.907 minus 0:46.750.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-11-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,961
Posted By jbrown13
You certainly don't owe me an apology for...

You certainly don't owe me an apology for anything you said. I very easily could be reading your data wrong. When you get a chance, let me know if I'm misinterpreting your data. A solid, and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-10-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,961
Posted By jbrown13
1KillerSS, I have studied your data and I'm not...

1KillerSS, I have studied your data and I'm not sure I understand it correctly. From what I interpret from the data you had about a 187 (3:22.234 minus 3:22.047) millisecond delay w/o the Vitesse and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-10-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,961
Posted By jbrown13
Interesting thread, which inspired me to email...

Interesting thread, which inspired me to email Vitesse and ask a couple of questions.

My first question was did they have any data showing improved ETs in the 1/4 mile with their controller. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By jbrown13
Leaking Motor Mount

I have a leaking motor mount. Would you replace just the leaker or both at the same time?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By jbrown13
Yes, that's the harness. Ordered it earlier this...

Yes, that's the harness. Ordered it earlier this PM. Thanks to all.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-17-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By jbrown13
Thanks. I have all those parts already. What...

Thanks. I have all those parts already. What I'm needing is the connector that is part of the engine wiring harness that sends the cam position signal to the ECM. Mine was cut off by the shop...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By jbrown13
Rhino, trying to get a read from Josh on whether...

Rhino, trying to get a read from Josh on whether or not this is connector he is missing. I have a feeling it's not, since he said it was a small connector, but waiting to hear from him. By the way,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-17-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By jbrown13
VVT wiring harness connector?

Had my L99 converted to an LS3 and the major name shop that did the conversion cut the VVT connector off my wiring harness. Now I'm trying to go back to a VVT cam and can't find a replacement...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By jbrown13
Circle D in Houston, TX, and I imagine others,...

Circle D in Houston, TX, and I imagine others, builds a beefy 6L80E transmission, but it is pricey.

Some guys with blower cars are switching to a built 4L80E transmission, which gets rid of the...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 08-22-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By jbrown13
I had a similar issue after my heads and cam...

I had a similar issue after my heads and cam install, and the installer's tuner couldn't solve the issue. Fired them and hired another tuner, Rhino79, and he solved the problem. IIRC, he thought...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By jbrown13
I've used them and you can do better, especially...

I've used them and you can do better, especially on the tune.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-07-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By jbrown13
I just have the (I guess this is the right...

I just have the (I guess this is the right description) JRE Posi-Mod, not the Eaton Tru-Trac. No pegleg burnouts with the Posi-Mod.

http://www.jannettyracing.com/JREPosiMod.doc
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