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Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 11-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By Russell James
...and I'd run the serial number past the local...

...and I'd run the serial number past the local chevy dealer's service dept. May lead to the the reason why it was pulled out. A stock LS7 would have come with a 100k warranty. Leading a thinker...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-31-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Russell James
If it will work on a '13 Silverado 5.3L, ...

If it will work on a '13 Silverado 5.3L, interested in it if you still have it.
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By Russell James
pic of the engraved VIN number? A long...

pic of the engraved VIN number?

A long block... you put the intake, exhaust manifolds on, accessories, install, start. Read that wiki definition better...assembled...cylinder head. That is not...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-30-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By Russell James
If it was a 25K OE engine.... will be a portion...

If it was a 25K OE engine.... will be a portion of the VIN engraved on the block.

You could post it here, or any dealer can look up the history of that motor.

My money is on a dealer replaced...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 10-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,402
Posted By Russell James
A mystery motor partially dissassembled is...

A mystery motor partially dissassembled is worth... scrap price for the metals.

If a shop that specializes in building LS motors checks all the vitals, then you have the value of those parts as...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,265
Posted By Russell James
Are you sure the traction control is completely...

Are you sure the traction control is completely off when racing?

If someone describes it as it feels like the car won't go, that sounds like the feeling of TC.

Sometimes a long burnout will...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,876
Posted By Russell James
I probably could have worded it better. It's not...

I probably could have worded it better. It's not physically labeled on their DR's, it's in their product information.

http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/strip.php

Around the 1.00 minute mark....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-30-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,722
Posted By Russell James
Have a tech check out the noise with a...

Have a tech check out the noise with a stethoscope. Maybe an idler pulley knocking? Also just to make sure, see if the supercharger part number put on is the one in the bulletin.
Forum: Garage / Tools Discussions 10-30-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By Russell James
Bad information. Deltran makes chargers for many...

Bad information. Deltran makes chargers for many applications.

A 12V car battery or 12V motorcycle battery can be charged by the same charger. Especially when talking the trickle/maintenance...
Forum: Wheels / Tires 10-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By Russell James
ISO Pirelli P Zero 245/45ZR20 fronts in MI

Anyone have any decent PZero fronts for sale in MI? Will pay $200 for a low mileage pair. Please shoot me a pm, can pick up in MI.
Thanks
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,908
Posted By Russell James
Ring and pinion gear manufacturers would differ...

Ring and pinion gear manufacturers would differ with anyone claiming a hard break in from mile 1 is a good thing.

Great for a race engine where you know every blueprinted spec. A mass produced...
Forum: Camaro5 Fest Discussions 10-30-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 83,434
Posted By Russell James
To throw a wild idea out there... tie it into a...

To throw a wild idea out there... tie it into a Super Chevy event.

I went to the one at Martin MI last year. They were begging for more Camaro 5th gen involvement. Even had a 5th gen drag...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-30-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By Russell James
Kind of a waste of a lot of expensive synthetic...

Kind of a waste of a lot of expensive synthetic oil. I'd drain one qt out, and put in one qt of M1 15w50 synthetic.

What's in there is a hair thin, that will make it a hair thicker.

For...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,876
Posted By Russell James
Yeah, the auto is key. Tires are key. You need to...

Yeah, the auto is key. Tires are key. You need to absorb shock when launching on a prepped track. There is a reason Mickey Thompson puts "automatic transmission only" on their drag radials. They...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 10-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By Russell James
I pull the drain plug 10 minutes after buying the...

I pull the drain plug 10 minutes after buying the car. Not to drain the oil, but to put in a magnetic drain plug. Then at around 1500ish, change the oil, trans, diff.. putting better than OE in all. ...
Forum: Camaro5 Fest Discussions 10-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 83,434
Posted By Russell James
If it goes out west, us midwesterners and east...

If it goes out west, us midwesterners and east coast people could meet up at a Super Chevy event. Or Camaro Superfest in Ypsilanti, MI. Went to the Super Chevy event this year in May at 131 Martin...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 10-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,541
Posted By Russell James
A couple hours in the sun, and it's going to be...

A couple hours in the sun, and it's going to be etched in. I've had several bad ones that sat out in the sun all day while at work and didn't notice them till the end of the day.

Portable Cable...
Forum: Camaro5 Fest Discussions 10-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 83,434
Posted By Russell James
Indy is perfect. Make it an anual event there,...

Indy is perfect. Make it an anual event there, spring time. World class dragstrip, great autocross, paved pits, fun town, kinda centrally located... If there is complaints to be made about Indy,...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-21-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,073
Posted By Russell James
I can understand that if the rotor surface and...

I can understand that if the rotor surface and caliper were used for the parking brake like in older cars. You didn't want to sink the heat back into the caliper, and you could do weird things with...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,405
Posted By Russell James
You get what you pay for, same as most in life. ...

You get what you pay for, same as most in life. If you want cheap shit from China or Taiwan, go bargain hunting.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Russell James
Normal. Quit looking at it and freaking out. ...

Normal. Quit looking at it and freaking out.

Condesation. I'd bet you do a lot of short trips. Things aren't getting very hot to burn off all the condensation here and there. Same thing will...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,626
Posted By Russell James
To throw a couple recommendations out there...

To throw a couple recommendations out there specifically for your car:

Amsoil Signature Series 5w30
Joe Gibbs Driven LS30 5w30
Redline Synthetic 5w30
Brad Penn FSGF Full Synthetic 5w30

and...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,626
Posted By Russell James
Yes, that's why I mentioned everything in your...

Yes, that's why I mentioned everything in your owners manual is perfect for a stock engine.

Any Dexos oil, ACDelco filter. And for giving it the best care possible, I mentioned change the oil...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Russell James
No, not the Powertrain warranty. They are...

No, not the Powertrain warranty.

They are covered under 2 warranties.

1. 2 year 24,000 mile emissions warranty.

2. 3 year 36,000 mile Bumper to Bumper warranty.

Since the B2B is...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 10-03-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Russell James
A lot of things. Mainly mass, compression, cam...

A lot of things. Mainly mass, compression, cam overlap...

A heavy rotating assembly, heavy flywheel, heavy clutch... takes a bit to slow back down. It's inertia from spinning mass.

Really...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-03-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,936
Posted By Russell James
LS3/LS7 lifters are great, should work fine. ...

LS3/LS7 lifters are great, should work fine.

Looks like an oil problem. You can send the cam off to be hardness tested. Very very rare in the performance cam industry is a oopsy where a rack of...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-03-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,626
Posted By Russell James
By the way, check out the recent topic in the V8...

By the way, check out the recent topic in the V8 section above the V6 on the guys cam failure. Engine ran perfect on Mobil 1 when stock. He modded with a big cam and stuck with Mobil 1. Lobes and...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-03-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By Russell James
If you ever accidently put lower octane in it, no...

If you ever accidently put lower octane in it, no biggie. Just drive real easy on that tank. The car will adjust for it. But don't lay hard into the throttle. Might also have to do the fuse pull...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-03-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,626
Posted By Russell James
Wix are great filters. I run a WIX racing filter...

Wix are great filters. I run a WIX racing filter on my race car. It will also work perfect on a Camaro.

I'm just saying. For the OP with a stock V6, anything Dexos rated, the OE oil filter will...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Russell James
1000 lbs is the trailer limit.

1000 lbs is the trailer limit.
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