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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-30-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Cam whine

Went through my second swap and have acquired the dreaded whine. I didn't resurrect the one thread I found from back this last march but want to know how many others have had this issue. Almost...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Cats or no cats?

I know exhaust note is about the most subjective thing to describe, but maybe someone can give me an objective answer. I'm running full 3" Kooks exhaust with long tubes and high flow cats. I want a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Installed the full 3" system with 1 7/8 long...

Installed the full 3" system with 1 7/8 long tubes. Don't feel it's loud at all but I can tell you it fit like a glove. Kooks figment was spot on for me with plenty of header clearance all around....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-30-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,967
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Preordered 2009 2SS with everything except...

Preordered 2009 2SS with everything except sunroof. Didn't seem like the muscle car thing to do. Have one in my 2012 Silverado and forget it's even there.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By AMERICANMADE
I agree totally with your comment. It surprises...

I agree totally with your comment. It surprises me that I was unable to find a lot of real world product testing on motor oils. I suppose the process isn't something easily done without big expense...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,294
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Thanks for setting me straight.

Thanks for setting me straight.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Check out the previous post from today "motor oil...

Check out the previous post from today "motor oil wear test rankings" there are 129 oils ranked per the wear test explained in the attached article. I believe all three of your oils are listed....
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-15-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,294
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Always have made it a habit of no more than 3500...

Always have made it a habit of no more than 3500 including the filter. I haven't found too many mechanics that will tell you 5000. If I don't hit that mileage in 3 or 4 months I change it...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Yes, thank you.

Yes, thank you.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Motor oil wear test rankings

Being concerned about oil pump failures and reading posts regarding which oils are best for our more aggressive cam set ups, I have spent some time attempting to convince myself what oil I should...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-15-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,116
Posted By AMERICANMADE
This pump failure issue is getting frustrating!...

This pump failure issue is getting frustrating! Sorry to hear you are now possibly dealing with it. Problem is, we don't REALY know why, is it cam issue, pump issue, wrong oil? There is just not a...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 01-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Should have searched further before posting. Did...

Should have searched further before posting. Did find a previous post regarding "quick ignition sequencing". I most likely hit the key too quick and threw this code. No loose plugs or loose wiring....
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 01-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By AMERICANMADE
"Service stabilitrac" code

Looking to muffler delete my 3" kooks mufflers as I do my Night Fury set up. Pulled the mufflers just for grins. Threw a "service Stagilitrac" code at start up. Pretty loud. Bolted them back up. Code...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 01-09-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,363
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Have never seen this done besides advertising....

Have never seen this done besides advertising. Did they do your truck door wells(jambs)? Seems like that would be a tough area to cover.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-09-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,386
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Very cool! Some advice though. Save your money....

Very cool! Some advice though. Save your money. Before you know it he will be demanding to drive yours or have his own. Enjoy it while you can. They grow up so fast!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,638
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Wife pre ordered and purchased my SS in 09. Can't...

Wife pre ordered and purchased my SS in 09. Can't really impose any rules, but damn you're scaring me. I think maybe I better go to the gym in case she reads your post about trading in for a new...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 01-06-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By AMERICANMADE
If you are talking about Bumble Bee. House of...

If you are talking about Bumble Bee. House of Kolor, Sunrise pearl.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Thanks, I will look again. I will take a look at...

Thanks, I will look again. I will take a look at that Summit tool also. Night Fury cam on the way!
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-06-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Comp trunnion upgrade part number

Okay, who has the correct Comp part number for their trunnion upgrade kit? I have searched Comp but can't find them. I have pn 13702-kit. Am I completely wrong? Anyone point me in the correct...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-24-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By AMERICANMADE
22s rear, 20s front anyone?

Have looked at a thousand photos. Anyone ever considered 22s at the rear with 20s at the front? Wondering how a classic muscle car rake would look with CV3s or D2s. I'm guessing coil overs would be...
Forum: USA - Southcentral 08-20-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Northwest Arkansas speed shop?

Looking for a good performance shop in the Fayetteville/Springdale area to do another cam swap and tune on my 2010 SS. Anyone in the NW Camaro Club have any recommendations? Drove a little too far...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 06-28-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Thanks! Sorry for the non-search. I'm on the fly.

Thanks! Sorry for the non-search. I'm on the fly.
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 06-28-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Skip shift and a tune?

Can You override skip shift with a tune or do you have to purchase an eliminator to physically jump the circuit on the 2010 M6 transmission?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By AMERICANMADE
American chopper. Old rerun.

American chopper. Old rerun.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Simply making comment regarding the Camaro. Don't...

Simply making comment regarding the Camaro. Don't recall saying anything about "old man Tuttle", or the design. What is it with people crapping on OPs and threads lately? If you don't have anything...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Camaro, the modern muscle car again

Watching Discovery Channel this morning. Paul Tuttle Jr. is working his motorcycle design magic on a modern muscle car. Yes, they chose the Camaro. Another example of when people say "modern muscle",...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 06-20-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,602
Posted By AMERICANMADE
That is the coolest side table I have ever seen!...

That is the coolest side table I have ever seen! Car parts, game controller, semi autos, and a Chevy Camaro key fab. All you missed was a fat cigar and a bottle of Crown. Well done.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-20-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 37,533
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Seriously????

Seriously????
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-20-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,224
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Watch for a low mileage Cadillac SRX crossover. I...

Watch for a low mileage Cadillac SRX crossover. I recently purchased a 2012 loaded with under 1000 miles for real close to 30k Owned several cadillacs. Just can't beat the quality for the price....
Forum: Wheels / Tires 06-19-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,818
Posted By AMERICANMADE
Totally agree. Defensive driving saves a lot of...

Totally agree. Defensive driving saves a lot of body work. I always pay as much attention to what is behind me as what is in front. On multiple lanes I always watch cars as they catch up and overtake...
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