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Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 03-06-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,644
Views: 474,317
Posted By Robin Lawrence
I like my Camaro. It rides nice and is plenty...

I like my Camaro. It rides nice and is plenty fast. Downsides, the car is too wide, the car is heavy ,the car has IRS

Upside is the LS3 which i replaced with an LSA. Best milage that I ever saw...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 12-16-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,283
Posted By Robin Lawrence
All guesses but no cigar. The real one is...

All guesses but no cigar.

The real one is bad ass
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-22-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,682
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Hahaha, well the longer the heat stays in the...

Hahaha, well the longer the heat stays in the engine the hotter the coolant and the engine will get.
You make too many assumptions. Your statements don’t hold coolant…er water…..
Why not a 220...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-22-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,682
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Here is the question from the OP. My answer,...

Here is the question from the OP.

My answer,

When you installed the 160 thermostat you probably didn't get all the air out of the coolant lines when you filler the cooling system. As you...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-08-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,682
Posted By Robin Lawrence
I think that "flutter" is the best word to...

I think that "flutter" is the best word to describe what happens to the top ring during detonation.
Also I want to be clear that installing a colder thermostat will not solve your blowby issues. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,682
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Wow, how many miles on the car? What oil are you...

Wow, how many miles on the car? What oil are you using? Thermostat or tune?
Mods?

Thanks

Robin
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,682
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Probably, most of the time yes. I do not have...

Probably, most of the time yes. I do not have my tube connected to the intake inlet on my Camaro. Oil vapors can dilute the octane levels and cause detonation. The OEM's go to great lengths to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 16,682
Posted By Robin Lawrence
160 Stats in a street driven 2010 Camaro are...

160 Stats in a street driven 2010 Camaro are fine. I have driven many street miles, logged may passes and been on the dyno more times with more LS Engines than I can count.

When the weather gets...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-31-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,903
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Yep, Bob Alexander drove the car for me today. I...

Yep, Bob Alexander drove the car for me today. I was on the dyno with the 440" LSX engine from my Nova. I have a flight tonight and didn't want to run around like a crazy man. Bob is the guy who...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-31-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,903
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Graham, look me up in the Holley booth. BTW...

Graham, look me up in the Holley booth.

BTW my buddy ran my Camaro to a 10.33 and then a 10.34 at 132 today.

Not bad for a stock block with a lil ol TVS 1900.

Of course all those...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-31-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 34,372
Posted By Robin Lawrence
I will be working in the Holley booth. I...

I will be working in the Holley booth.

I start my new gig on Monday as the Technical Sales Manager at Holley.

I will head up the sales and support of the new Holley EFI Systems.

I will be...
Forum: Transmission / Driveline 10-24-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,207
Posted By Robin Lawrence
4L80E Setup for 2010 Camaro

Well it's time to take turn my 2010 Camaro back to stock I have for sale the complete 4L80E transmission setup.

We started with a late 2002 4L80E core transmission and installed the following:
...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-11-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,561
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Just to be clear. My car has now run a best 60'...

Just to be clear. My car has now run a best 60' of 1.56 on M/T 18" Radials.

It ran back to back 1.57 this weekend at the LSX Shootout. Best ET to date is a 10.76. I ran a 10.81 and a 10.84 at...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-16-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,803
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Of a backup run?

Of a backup run?
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-16-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,803
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Interesting thread. I think the fact that the...

Interesting thread. I think the fact that the car would not repeat later is a good indication that the numbers or clocks were in error.
When we test, whether on the Chassis Dyno, Engine Dyno or...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-27-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Robin Lawrence
The easy fix would be to re cast the LS9 upper...

The easy fix would be to re cast the LS9 upper plenum with a Z28 LOGO. That would be 2 intercoolers and it would clear the cowl.

Problem solved.

And yes it bolts up to the LSA lower. Just...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-06-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,930
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Huh? The LSA is 556 Horsepower in the CTS-V. ...

Huh? The LSA is 556 Horsepower in the CTS-V.

A TVS 1900 Supercharger is capable of movng enough air to produce 800 Horsepower.

Mine is about 700 right now.

Robin
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
4080 pounds with me in the car. That is with the...

4080 pounds with me in the car. That is with the 18" ZO6 rear wheels and Mickey Thompson radials. With the 20" wheels and Nittos it is 4100 pounds with me in the car.

Robin
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
I was sponsored by the marketing arm of GM...

I was sponsored by the marketing arm of GM Performance Parts. My Camaro project was part of my duties while under contract with GM. I am no longer under contract.

Most of the help that I recieved...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
LOL, I am with you. I do not like automatic...

LOL, I am with you. I do not like automatic transmissions. Hey this was a project car and we had goals.

Now I must say that this deal is a blast to drive. Still if don't sell the car I will re...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Haha, well fogive me, I thought that everyone...

Haha, well fogive me, I thought that everyone knew that I was the LSA 2010 Camaro poster child :facepalm:

My posts come from actually having the engine in my Camaro that may end up in the Z28.
...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
The best scenerio would be to build the Z28 with...

The best scenerio would be to build the Z28 with off the shelf CTS-V parts. Make it less money than the GT500. With the ability to mod the car to a 150 horsepower increase people will buy the car....
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Stock rear end and half shafts, changed the...

Stock rear end and half shafts, changed the tranny to a 4L80E.


Robin
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
I have not "bolted on" an aftermarket blower or...

I have not "bolted on" an aftermarket blower or Nitrous system. My Camaro has a LSA engine...with bolt ons.

The LSA is more durable than an LS3. Steel crank, better rods and pistons and a better...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
I am making 700 with bolt ons. Ran a best of...

I am making 700 with bolt ons. Ran a best of 10.76 with all stock rear end components.

:D:D:D

Robin
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 08-03-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 52,588
Posted By Robin Lawrence
They will need to step up the power in the LSA if...

They will need to step up the power in the LSA if they want to hang with the GT500. It's all about power to weight numbers. When the math is done the GT 500 is quicker.

I think that with some cam...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-02-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Same thing applies if both headlights burn out...

Same thing applies if both headlights burn out after it gets dark. Also if aleins use EMP your car won't run and you will need to have the electrical system replaced.

But good to know right.....;)
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-02-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Call the roll back Robin

Call the roll back


Robin
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 07-26-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,604
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Ahahahaha, very funny thread...........

Ahahahaha, very funny thread...........
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 07-23-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 50,820
Posted By Robin Lawrence
Ahahahaha, well I have been slammed! I got wind...

Ahahahaha, well I have been slammed! I got wind that there was a leak and that there might be some "chatter" about the LS9 Blower assembly. I never imagined that it would be this crazy!

I...
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