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Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 09-06-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Ucantctchme
+1 they aren't all bad. You could also try Buick...

+1 they aren't all bad. You could also try Buick or caddy dealer. You may end up with better service.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Ucantctchme
The tires are good. The wheels are good...

The tires are good. The wheels are good structurally, a little bit on the heavier side. I think Konig is the parent company to bravado so they should hold up okay.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-17-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By Ucantctchme
They are worth the trip. There are a few guys...

They are worth the trip. There are a few guys down here in central Florida that have made the trip. I have one of their cam kits that I installed and had tuned locally.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ucantctchme
Comp cam, trunion upgrade, melling pump, katech...

Comp cam, trunion upgrade, melling pump, katech chain, ls2 three bolt setup, vengeance or BTR valve springs, VR1 synthetic oil. I drive 45 miles a day, 5 days a week. I average 17 mpg mixed. I've...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-26-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By Ucantctchme
Your piston is still moving the same amount so...

Your piston is still moving the same amount so displacement is still the same. With what you are doing you will need to make sure the piston is not moving to low in bore. If it goes to low it will...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-01-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Ucantctchme
Nice, that sounds about right for your trap speed.

Nice, that sounds about right for your trap speed.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-01-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ucantctchme
Go to a muffler shop and get magnaflows welded...

Go to a muffler shop and get magnaflows welded on. It will be much quieter for about $250.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-22-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,659
Posted By Ucantctchme
It's all repetition at this point. Everything...

It's all repetition at this point. Everything with the 5th gen can be found on Google search. I swear that if I search a chainsaw comparison on Google a camaro5.com reference would come up.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-16-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ucantctchme
It's semi-synthetic, just like Mobil 1 is semi...

It's semi-synthetic, just like Mobil 1 is semi synthetic. Special? No. Better than conventional? Most people would agree it is.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-15-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ucantctchme
I have room for one more apprentice during this...

I have room for one more apprentice during this school year. I'll show you what is going on under the front cover of the high feature v6 if you go 5k miles regularly. There is a reason GM won't...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ucantctchme
You are trying to sound smart right now. That's...

You are trying to sound smart right now. That's cute. Please explain this "design flaw". Please go into detail about how a software update to shorten oil change intervals would correct the design...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-15-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ucantctchme
The lfx has revised oil change interval software...

The lfx has revised oil change interval software already installed. You missed my point. I was trying to emphasize the fact that oil has changed to improve emissions not engine longevity.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ucantctchme
Sir, I'm sure you've had your recall done to...

Sir, I'm sure you've had your recall done to modify the oil change interval due to.stretched and worn timing chains due to today's junk eco friendly oil. Today's ethanol blended fuel absorbs...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 02-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ucantctchme
You guys with the direct injected v6s should...

You guys with the direct injected v6s should definitely be using this stuff at least a couple of times a year. Remember, your injector tips are in the combustion chamber. It's a hostile environment....
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-26-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Ucantctchme
It will be fine. I just installed these on a...

It will be fine. I just installed these on a customer's car with 315s. I know the Michelin 295s are WIDE but that 43 offset should get it done.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Ucantctchme
I have qtp oval cut outs. They've been on the car...

I have qtp oval cut outs. They've been on the car for 15 months 15k miles. They always work and have never had a problem. I've been through deep puddles, lots of rain, city and highway driving.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-12-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ucantctchme
Get me a trap speed.

Get me a trap speed.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-12-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Ucantctchme
The cast iron manifolds are not coated and start...

The cast iron manifolds are not coated and start to rust before they are even installed. I'm going to assume dafisch didn't see the pic and is assuming you have aftermarket headers. This is...
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 01-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By Ucantctchme
Peeps, that's what a big cam sounds like. That...

Peeps, that's what a big cam sounds like. That compression ratio is almost a necessity with the amount of overlap you have. Well done sir. I've been watching your builds over the years, top notch.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-31-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Ucantctchme
Sounds like too much duration for proper ptv...

Sounds like too much duration for proper ptv clearance. Unless it has very little lift.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-29-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By Ucantctchme
Michelin

Michelin
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-25-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By Ucantctchme
You will want a kit from Nitrous Outlet with all...

You will want a kit from Nitrous Outlet with all safety and electronics. Plan on spending about $1,000 ish. Nitrous mistakes are expensive. I've had to replace a couple plastic intake manifolds over...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-22-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By Ucantctchme
Those little cars are fun to drive but they are...

Those little cars are fun to drive but they are not very fast. Even from a dig with a good driver in an STI you will walk around it by the end of first. After that you'll be pulling away so fast you...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,436
Posted By Ucantctchme
You will be fine. He just doesn't know any...

You will be fine. He just doesn't know any better. He.will reassemble it by the book. Your car will.be ok but your wallet will be a lil lighter.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,284
Posted By Ucantctchme
Big cams don't fit. I have the Kaotik in my dd....

Big cams don't fit. I have the Kaotik in my dd. it runs good and makes good power. Its about as big as you can go before cutting the pistons. This cam is very streetable. In my book big cams start at...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,436
Posted By Ucantctchme
Just have the tech put the lifters back in with...

Just have the tech put the lifters back in with the new cam. They will be fine. Don't worry about the order at this point. If they treat it like reassembling an oe engine everything will be fine.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,436
Posted By Ucantctchme
You guys have to remember that the only reason a...

You guys have to remember that the only reason a dealership tech ever changes a cam is because of a major mechanical engine failure. When I pull a cam out of a gen 3or4 engine it's only because of a...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-20-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,673
Posted By Ucantctchme
I think nowadays most people say "exhaust" but...

I think nowadays most people say "exhaust" but really mean exhaust work. When people ask what's done to my car, I usually respond with "a cam and some exhaust work". I assume the rest is a given. Gm...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-07-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By Ucantctchme
Mobil 1.15w50 has a much better additive package...

Mobil 1.15w50 has a much better additive package than any of their other oils. M1 5/10w30 is designed with low emissions as a high priority. It's crap. I drive a cammed car everyday as my get back...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-24-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Ucantctchme
Ok, that's fair. I'm very hopeful that this...

Ok, that's fair. I'm very hopeful that this intake makes a good gain in hp. Intake manifolds play a huge role in what the power curve looks like. I am curious about what the runner length and volume...
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