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Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 09-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 78,454
Posted By Ace1USMC
Oh man, what a drag. I know how bad that sucks. ...

Oh man, what a drag. I know how bad that sucks. Thankfully, you at least have the patience and wisdom to wait for the right tool! It will be worth it. You won't believe how a camshaft will wake...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 09-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 78,454
Posted By Ace1USMC
O'Reilly Auto Parts, Checker, Kragen, Pep Boys,...

O'Reilly Auto Parts, Checker, Kragen, Pep Boys, Napa - all of them have loaner tools they can let you borrow. That might not be helpful to you right now, but maybe Tuesday after the holiday...
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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-22-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By Ace1USMC
I'm sure I'll stir up a hornet's nest with this -...

I'm sure I'll stir up a hornet's nest with this - but in my opinion and experience, a CAI is a total waste of money. They look cool - but that's a lotta bread just to look cool. I actually have...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ace1USMC
Why do the moderators move these threads so fast...

Why do the moderators move these threads so fast before folks even have a chance to view them and answer???? No one is gonna see this in the wheels and tires section - except the folks going there...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-21-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ace1USMC
I was afraid of that. Is that for 17" wheels as...

I was afraid of that. Is that for 17" wheels as well? Or just 16" wheels that I would hafta ditch the Brembo's for? I already have a GForce 9" with 1400hp axles, a Detroit locker, and Richmond...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ace1USMC
Wrinkle-sidewall related questions

Howdy all,

I need your help/advice. I need to get some serious rubber on the back of my '11 SS, and would like to go with a 16" or 17" wheel/tire combo and run something like an MT ET Street tire...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 02-22-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By Ace1USMC
Here's my setup. Did the install and wiring...

Here's my setup. Did the install and wiring myself. I wanted a single-DIN because I wanted to use the remaining DIN space to fabricate a place for all my switches for the car. However, I still...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-21-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 230,881
Posted By Ace1USMC
Agree 100%. I won't even touch the throttle on...

Agree 100%. I won't even touch the throttle on any of my vehicles until at least a minute or so of idling so that oil can start to flow through pushrods, etc. I don't think anyone could be...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 02-01-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 344,320
Posted By Ace1USMC
There are no words. I may, however, cry just a...

There are no words. I may, however, cry just a little bit.

BLESSINGS!
Sam
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 344,320
Posted By Ace1USMC
Nathan, I promise I will take lots of pics...

Nathan,

I promise I will take lots of pics and post them when I start getting my hands dirty again.

You know, as impressive as your work, and attention to detail is, it's nothing compared to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 344,320
Posted By Ace1USMC
Thanks so much to all of you guys! That last...

Thanks so much to all of you guys!

That last pic LSX posted looks so nice. I had been thinking about doing something like this that I saw in Hot Rod Magazine once....but I think I'd rather do...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 344,320
Posted By Ace1USMC
Awesome! Thanks so much. I am still in the...

Awesome! Thanks so much. I am still in the buying phase of everything, so no interesting pics yet. My car is still together. I am using black/red fittings in Jegs, with the old-school classic...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 344,320
Posted By Ace1USMC
Nathan, where did you get the pieces for the...

Nathan, where did you get the pieces for the front corners of the cylinder heads to plumb the coolant through -AN lines? I'd like to get those little pieces if they are available someplace. Thanks,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 230,881
Posted By Ace1USMC
It's all completely subjective - but to me - I...

It's all completely subjective - but to me - I don't find this objectionable at all. I drive my car on long road trips, and as long as I keep away from cruising at 1,800 rpm (there's a resonance...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-28-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,019
Posted By Ace1USMC
I'm predicting a very slightly used Maggie will...

I'm predicting a very slightly used Maggie will be going up for sale in the coming months... :)

So I'm thinking there's a couple ways you're gonna try to hit the numbers... either an F2...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-28-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,019
Posted By Ace1USMC
He said it won't be on a Maggie.

He said it won't be on a Maggie.
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-04-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,019
Posted By Ace1USMC
Believe me, I'm not making fun of your car at...

Believe me, I'm not making fun of your car at all! I have a lot more respect for your car than a lot of others Camaros and Vettes that make more power but only because their owners have deep pockets...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,019
Posted By Ace1USMC
Wow - considering the build and specs on your...

Wow - considering the build and specs on your motor - it seems like you should be seeing way more than 621rwhp, especially at 16.5psi. Do you mind if I ask you if you installed the cam correctly? ...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-04-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,019
Posted By Ace1USMC
So what were the final numbers you saw after...

So what were the final numbers you saw after dialing everything in? Did you hit the numbers you were gunning for?
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-04-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,019
Posted By Ace1USMC
So did you get your car completely dialed in? ...

So did you get your car completely dialed in? How is she running right now?
Forum: USA - Rockies / Midwest 09-28-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,588
Views: 459,720
Posted By Ace1USMC
Brad - are you up for that drive today? Any by...

Brad - are you up for that drive today? Any by the way - looking at your signature - we have GOTTA get a race in. We would be so evenly matched up, and it would be a killer drag race.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-28-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 336,296
Posted By Ace1USMC
HAHAHAHAHA!!! You are so funny!! LOVE IT!! ...

HAHAHAHAHA!!! You are so funny!! LOVE IT!! :bellyroll:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-28-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 336,296
Posted By Ace1USMC
HAHAHAHAHA!!! Name-dropping AND name-calling??...

HAHAHAHAHA!!! Name-dropping AND name-calling?? Your overreaction drips with insecurity and one-upmanship. Maybe you should read my posts again carefully, and see if you aren't man enough to admit...
Forum: USA - Rockies / Midwest 09-27-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,588
Views: 459,720
Posted By Ace1USMC
A drive I love doing is 285 South, left @ Pine...

A drive I love doing is 285 South, left @ Pine Junction onto Rt 126 towards Deckers, then 67 South towards Woodland Park. At Woodland Park, turn right onto Rt 24. Right onto Rt 9. Back to 285. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 336,296
Posted By Ace1USMC
Yup - I live on a gravel/dirt road for the last...

Yup - I live on a gravel/dirt road for the last 1/4 mile before my paved driveway. I got tired of having to do the fuse pull all the time, so I ponied up and got HP Tuners myself. I hooked it up in...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-27-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,560
Posted By Ace1USMC
HAHA! I think there's quite a bit of truth in...

HAHA! I think there's quite a bit of truth in that statement!! :)
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-27-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,560
Posted By Ace1USMC
Are you using the cruise control? And at what...

Are you using the cruise control? And at what speed? I think most of the guys here have similar experiences - 60mph is the most fuel-efficient. 65 is the max I would set it at if I care about...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-27-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,454
Posted By Ace1USMC
Man, that guy still shifts like a granny...

Man, that guy still shifts like a granny...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-27-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,560
Posted By Ace1USMC
I just got back from a 1,600-mile road trip to...

I just got back from a 1,600-mile road trip to Vegas. I reset the MPG meter to compare it with hand-calculating the mileage at each fill-up. Keeping the cruise on at exactly 65mph, going to Vegas...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-26-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 336,296
Posted By Ace1USMC
You mentioned the exhaust in your mods - did you...

You mentioned the exhaust in your mods - did you get a 2.5" exhaust or a 3" exhaust system? If you got the 3" one, did you use some spacers to lower the chassis brace to make certain you won't ever...
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