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Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-11-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,325
Posted By Ventmaster
Scrming (from post #17 this thread) seems to...

Scrming (from post #17 this thread) seems to think 2011's may not be out of the woods either... :doh:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,845
Posted By Ventmaster
Man, there are a bunch of hard-headed folks still...

Man, there are a bunch of hard-headed folks still sticking with this car! :high5:

I know my "join" date sez Jan. 2011, but I'm certain I've posted since March 2010 (just in time for my B.Day!-...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 12-04-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Ventmaster
Rich, you're a damn fine Dad and I hope you and...

Rich, you're a damn fine Dad and I hope you and American Express can take IPS and "jerk a knot in their tail!" (as my Dad used to say). :nod:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-02-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By Ventmaster
From Edmunds.com- What's New for 2011 ...

From Edmunds.com-
What's New for 2011


Following up on interior and exterior revisions last year, the 2011 Ford Mustang receives all-new engines this year, including a 305-horsepower V6 and...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 12-01-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By Ventmaster
Been runnin' my IPF S/C for 18mos. now and...

Been runnin' my IPF S/C for 18mos. now and nothin' but a "perma-grin" to show for it!

Get off your butts boys and grab'em and GROWL! :biggrin:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By Ventmaster
Where the heck is Mandeville?? My dealer...

Where the heck is Mandeville??

My dealer has never even gotten a 1LE!! :frusty:
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 11-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Ventmaster
ZL1 trailing arm 92246140 here-...

ZL1 trailing arm 92246140 here- http://www.gmoutletparts.com/chevrolet/camaro/92246140/2014-year/zl1-trim/6-2l-v8-gas-engine/rear-suspension-cat/suspension-components-scat/?part_name=trailing-arm
...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-28-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Ventmaster
Hey el-guapin, the gold powder coat looks great!...

Hey el-guapin, the gold powder coat looks great! :thumb:
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-28-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,402
Posted By Ventmaster
Thank you for the update Steve and please keep us...

Thank you for the update Steve and please keep us posted- there is interest in the V6 community for a more capable clutch!
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 11-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Ventmaster
Have you checked the cost on these new from your...

Have you checked the cost on these new from your dealer or online GM parts distributor? You might be surprised ... :)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-24-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Ventmaster
A good stout aftermarket FE3 style bar still...

A good stout aftermarket FE3 style bar still makes a huge improvement over the OE bar and is definitely worth the money.

While I'm sure the longer FE5 bars and their increased leverage offer...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-23-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Ventmaster
V6 cars still have the older FE3 rear sways but...

V6 cars still have the older FE3 rear sways but 2012-up models have the same lower control arms that allow for hook up of the newer, longer rear bars found on all SS's.

But you will need a set of...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Ventmaster
Yes your friend would have to upgrade his orig....

Yes your friend would have to upgrade his orig. rear lower control arms for 2012-14 arms (I think they're like $59 each).

He would also need the swaybar endlinks ($40) to go with it.

They say...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-06-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,532
Posted By Ventmaster
In 1969 a company called AMF, known for making...

In 1969 a company called AMF, known for making things like bowling balls and sports equipment, bought Harley Davidson. Intense competition from Japanese makes had greatly reduced H-D's market share...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,555
Posted By Ventmaster
At the risk of being called a blasphemer, I spent...

At the risk of being called a blasphemer, I spent a week last month upgrading my brother in-law's 2011 Mustang 5.0 GT convertible with 6spd stick (trailing arms, exhaust, front and rear sways, CAI,...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,481
Posted By Ventmaster
It's good to see KPE and IPF tuning are still in...

It's good to see KPE and IPF tuning are still in the game and producing high quality products- even if this particular one won't apply to the Camaro.

Keep up the good work guys! :happy0180:
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,481
Posted By Ventmaster
The housing behind the Procharger kinda looks...

The housing behind the Procharger kinda looks like the one on their new variable ratio S/C...

http://treperformance.com/images/M117655980

Maybe...?
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 11-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,481
Posted By Ventmaster
I think the Vortec has helical gears- ...

I think the Vortec has helical gears-

http://s.hswstatic.com/gif/gear-helical1.jpg

The teeth on helical gears are cut at an angle to the face of the gear. When two teeth on a helical gear...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-27-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Ventmaster
Here's your install instructions (with lots of...

Here's your install instructions (with lots of pictures!). Start at the end and work backwards. I'm sure it will all come back to you!

...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Ventmaster
Yes there is a known clearance issue with any FE4...

Yes there is a known clearance issue with any FE4 rear sway bar (OEM or aftermarket) with the V6 rear calipers.

Pedder's Z-bar was the only exception but so far it is still unavailable.

...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,353
Posted By Ventmaster
Yes Apex offers a partial and a full install kit....

Yes Apex offers a partial and a full install kit.

I think my car only had between 5-6K miles when it got gears and I was able to save a few bucks and use the partial kit (re-use the axle...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,353
Posted By Ventmaster
Your manual V6 does have a limited slip rear end...

Your manual V6 does have a limited slip rear end already and it will readily accept Richmond's 3.73 gear (the one they market for the SS).

The manual V6 shares many (if not all) the SS's parts...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 10-11-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,198
Posted By Ventmaster
IMHO- a removal tool is always a better choice...

IMHO- a removal tool is always a better choice than a propane torch right next to the gas tank! :mad0233:I expect most of the guys using a torch took the entire rear subframe out of the car, not just...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Ventmaster
+1, my experience as well. If the car is running...

+1, my experience as well. If the car is running well and without any CEL's, it is very likely your data log will be fine and your tune is good to go. :happy0180:
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Ventmaster
A picture would be very helpful but yes, Chevy...

A picture would be very helpful but yes, Chevy did use that thin, stiff black suede looking stuff to cover the very back of the intake manifold.

There should be a heavy plastic square cover over...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 10-09-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 64,218
Posted By Ventmaster
Looks ready for production and I'll take mine in...

Looks ready for production and I'll take mine in "Canary" yellow with biggest engine GM can shove under the hood! :nod:
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,490
Posted By Ventmaster
This-...

This- http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=212552

Buy this rebuilt clutch master cylinder from IdealG, add a separate clutch fluid reservoir from JDP Motorsports and switch to DOT4...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 10-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Ventmaster
I wouldn't expect it to rub at that tension but...

I wouldn't expect it to rub at that tension but you may get a short squeal at start up or at very low rpm operation with a stick shift.

Good luck!

BTW- I think what Arno is saying is your...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 10-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Ventmaster
Tensioner looks to be in about the "mid"...

Tensioner looks to be in about the "mid" position- mines just a bit tighter.
That's definitely looks like bits of belt laying around.

Keep looking for the rubbing point. Should be a skinny...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,852
Posted By Ventmaster
Agreed- with the S/C, 3.73's, and a stick shift,...

Agreed- with the S/C, 3.73's, and a stick shift, the SP9 was a little too jumpy. I'm down to SP5 for in town... and thinking about SP4!
But it's still fun! :w00t:
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