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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-28-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,690
Posted By tadams72
It's not a daily driver, just a fun driver....

It's not a daily driver, just a fun driver. Winters tend to be pretty mild here in San Diego though.

Sucks I've got a lot invested in this setup thinking it was going to. Be a vast improvement...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-28-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,690
Posted By tadams72
Well I'm not boosted so that's a positive though...

Well I'm not boosted so that's a positive though looking at your results, SSSoon's results, and others, this is a problem for me. I might have to limp it for awhile until I can afford a viable...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-28-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,690
Posted By tadams72
Which cooler are you running? Problem I see with...

Which cooler are you running? Problem I see with no thermostat is getting the temps high enough to cook off some of the contaminants in the oil.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-28-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,690
Posted By tadams72
Yep, I have my doubts. Not sure I can get...

Yep, I have my doubts. Not sure I can get Improved Racing to take it back but I might have to give it a shot. Though it doesn't look like they have anything in the inventory that is going to be the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,690
Posted By tadams72
I'm wondering if the cooler is the issue? Maybe...

I'm wondering if the cooler is the issue? Maybe you are not flowing enough oil through the cooler itself. Could the adapter be bypassing too much oil directly back to the engine?

The positive I...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-26-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By tadams72
Thanks for the positive feedback folks. I am no...

Thanks for the positive feedback folks. I am no master fabricator but I will tackle stuff when I think I've got the ability and tools required. Hope to add a finger press brake, cold saw, and...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-26-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By tadams72
Yes it is (sitting on Pfadt lowering springs). ...

Yes it is (sitting on Pfadt lowering springs). Still plenty of clearance. Their are many things that would scrape before this ever would. Don't let the photo angles fool you, this is 1.5" to the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-25-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By tadams72
Fabbed Tunnel Brace

So the engine build is on hold while I await pedestals for the roller rockers for proper geometry. Decided to move on to some other unfinished business on the car in the mean time. One project was...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 07-23-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By tadams72
Also have one with lines as well. ...

Also have one with lines as well.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=398845
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-15-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By tadams72
You and I have talk3ed before about this. I...

You and I have talk3ed before about this. I would love to join you but reality is even if I finish my engine it likely won't be tuned or broken in yet so I am on hold for next year. Good luck...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-29-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By tadams72
Check these guys out. Going with them on my new...

Check these guys out. Going with them on my new setup and they can provide extended studs as well. Just call them as they are not on the website.

https://www.motorsport-tech.com/wheel_spacers.html
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 06-10-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,664
Posted By tadams72
Bump for new parts availability.

Bump for new parts availability.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,890
Posted By tadams72
Getting closer.

Getting closer.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-09-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,890
Posted By tadams72
Last time I had mine out for clutch replacement I...

Last time I had mine out for clutch replacement I had the same problem. I fought that transmission for 5 hours trying to get it to seat against the block. Gave up for the night and came back the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-08-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By tadams72
Good info. Have not seen your pics. Build...

Good info.

Have not seen your pics. Build thread/link?

Wasn't really considering a harness bar but might be a decent stop gap. PM me the details.

Was considering a custom 8 point when the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By tadams72
Good info. Have not seen your pics, link? Send...

Good info. Have not seen your pics, link? Send me a PM on the harness bar. Was not planning to go that route but might think it over. Let me know what you thinks of the RPM bar. Thought about it...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-08-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By tadams72
Yeah I've been over the rule book quite a bit. ...

Yeah I've been over the rule book quite a bit. Any consideration to other track experience for bypassing the Touring class? I've got a lot of HPDE track days under my belt (many going much faster...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-08-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By tadams72
This has been on my bucket list for a few years...

This has been on my bucket list for a few years now! Of course the car is down right now as I build the new motor. Hopefully break-in and reliability will be proven for next year. I definitely...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By tadams72
I had the same thing. Bought the pump at a good...

I had the same thing. Bought the pump at a good price under AC Delco P/N MU2101 and the number on the included instructions did not match. I disassembled the pump to compare with some on other...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 06-03-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By tadams72
WTB: VMAX Velocity Ring

As the title states, looking for a Velocity Ring to smooth the transition from the ported stock TB to the FAST 102 Intake. Thanks.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-30-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By tadams72
Hey, your having fun doing what you like to do so...

Hey, your having fun doing what you like to do so I'd say its a good day! Hope someone is getting some use out of the 1LE.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-15-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,218
Posted By tadams72
No argument that everything on the valve side of...

No argument that everything on the valve side of the rocker is where weight is important. I've had a failure that did my LS3 in and most of the damage was caused by that intake valve head breaking...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-15-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 44,709
Posted By tadams72
Got that for the temp sender. What I'm wondering...

Got that for the temp sender. What I'm wondering is where you put the pressure sender (assuming it was on the block and not somewhere in one of the dry sump lines). I've seen some guys T it off the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-14-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 44,709
Posted By tadams72
Pete, Where'd you place the sensors for the...

Pete,

Where'd you place the sensors for the Innovate oil pressure/temp gauge? Just bought one and I'll probably use the port on the oil cooler adapter for the temp but have not decided on an...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 05-13-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,664
Posted By tadams72
Head and Powerbond sold today. A few things left...

Head and Powerbond sold today. A few things left if you looking for something. Thanks.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 05-13-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,664
Posted By tadams72
Cylinder Head is pending payment. If that falls...

Cylinder Head is pending payment. If that falls through I'll post up here.

Oil cooler is in the box and ready to ship.:thumbsup:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-13-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,218
Posted By tadams72
In case you are wondering what the specs are on...

In case you are wondering what the specs are on the solid valves in the TFS 255's this is what I got directly from them.

"The valves in that head are stainless steel EV12/21-2N. Those valves were...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-29-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By tadams72
That is a very good deal on an awesome clutch. ...

That is a very good deal on an awesome clutch. Mine has been flawless on the street, the strip, and the road track. Bump it up of you.
Forum: USA - New England 04-28-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,131
Posted By tadams72
How much of the tach and speedometer do they...

How much of the tach and speedometer do they cover? It looks goo but I still want to be able to read those as well as the fuel gauge at a minimum.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By tadams72
I have been running a DSS aluminum one piece with...

I have been running a DSS aluminum one piece with an LPE rear diff. No noise or vibration from the driveshaft. Takes a beating at the drag strip and the road course. No issue at 5 mph or 160 mph.
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