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Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 07-15-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,413
Posted By radarwz
Sorry to hear your track outing last night wasn't...

Sorry to hear your track outing last night wasn't the best...I hope the motor isn't trashed. Please let us know how bad the damage is. Hopefully nothing serious.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 95,764
Posted By radarwz
Man! The angst in this thread is epic! I'm glad...

Man! The angst in this thread is epic! I'm glad I'm waiting for '13. The anticipation would kill me. We ordered our '06 Trailblazer SS in Nov '05 with a mid Dec delivery estimate. Then they decided...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-16-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 22,460
Posted By radarwz
Your avatar pic looks like the one from your goat...

Your avatar pic looks like the one from your goat days...:)
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 12-17-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,770
Posted By radarwz
Sorry for your loss. You are definitely the...

Sorry for your loss. You are definitely the victim of a bad tune. Any alky/meth is always a sketchy way to run more timing in a boosted car. Proper CR and cam selection plus a good tune is the secret...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-21-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By radarwz
There's a long number on a flat spot on the...

There's a long number on a flat spot on the cartridge (the middle part). Search Garrett's site to cross it to a model. Numbers on the housing's are compressor and stator size.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 10-18-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 37,868
Posted By radarwz
HP Tuners has been contacted numerous time by a...

HP Tuners has been contacted numerous time by a lot of people in both the Camaro & CTS communities regarding V6 tuning and the answer (as of this month) is always no and it's a low priority for them.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 10-08-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,638
Posted By radarwz
Not bad calculations except the $8k quoted for...

Not bad calculations except the $8k quoted for the STS includes install if I read it right.
Costs for FI for v6 or v8 installed will be pretty much the same. But v8's have a lot more choices.
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 10-06-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,394
Posted By radarwz
I always liked the formula hood better than the...

I always liked the formula hood better than the shaker.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-06-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By radarwz
I have no affiliation with any shop or kit maker....

I have no affiliation with any shop or kit maker. Just an observation and a lot of experience I've gained doing my own work and watching/helping others do theirs.
I have an APS (Australian) low...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 10-02-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By radarwz
Twin turbo's are the best FI period. I've had...

Twin turbo's are the best FI period. I've had mine for over 2 yrs. Watch your boost...it's addictive. Start saving for a forged motor. You'll need it. lol
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-28-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By radarwz
Twin turbo's are the best form of FI.

Twin turbo's are the best form of FI.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-27-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,808
Posted By radarwz
Nice job Dave and crew!

Nice job Dave and crew!
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-27-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,242
Posted By radarwz
I've had both. A Procharger D1 on my '04 GTO LS1...

I've had both. A Procharger D1 on my '04 GTO LS1 and an APS 1st generation twin turbo kit on my '05 GTO LS2. Both cars were/are daily driven with over 2yrs each (except for over-boosting the turbo...
Forum: 2011 Camaro5 Fest (II) 09-26-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 34,798
Posted By radarwz
NHRA track. No cage...no faster than 11.5. I...

NHRA track. No cage...no faster than 11.5. I sandbag a couple of runs to get my launch right then 1 good run and I'm done.
Forum: 2011 Camaro5 Fest (II) 09-25-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 34,798
Posted By radarwz
We had our annual Goatrun to Vegas 2 wks ago. No...

We had our annual Goatrun to Vegas 2 wks ago. No drag racing this year because after we had everything setup LVMS developed a diva complex and decided they couldn't accommodate us. My bet is they...
Forum: 2011 Camaro5 Fest (II) 09-25-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 34,798
Posted By radarwz
It will be great having all you Camaro folks out...

It will be great having all you Camaro folks out for a show! I posted your event on our local GTO board AZ Desert Goats. I'm sure a lot of us will be there to show our support. We have a few...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-08-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,808
Posted By radarwz
Guess it's time I stopped by the shop again. What...

Guess it's time I stopped by the shop again. What time is the festivities? lol
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-27-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 78,622
Posted By radarwz
Any more than 8psi of boost on an 11.3:1 CR non...

Any more than 8psi of boost on an 11.3:1 CR non forged stock bottom end and your asking for trouble.
Ask me how I know... lol
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-25-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 78,622
Posted By radarwz
No need to re-dyno just to get better #'s. Your...

No need to re-dyno just to get better #'s. Your results are real world and good for a safe tune. The best tunes are done on the street because that's where you drive. Dyno #'s are just a reference....
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-02-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 78,622
Posted By radarwz
As I understand it you are sent a base tune and...

As I understand it you are sent a base tune and then you drive it around with a computer hooked up that logs engine data then send the data logs back and they return a tune tweaked to your...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-02-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 78,622
Posted By radarwz
Thanks. Didn't know about that one. Will try to...

Thanks. Didn't know about that one. Will try to make it out.
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 07-02-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 78,622
Posted By radarwz
Nice write up. Great looking car. I'm actually...

Nice write up. Great looking car. I'm actually visiting your Island right now for a month. Any place you hang out where I might check out your car?
Turbo's are very addictive. You start out with a...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-01-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,622
Posted By radarwz
I can't believe this. I know this kid and his...

I can't believe this. I know this kid and his dad. His dad is a great guy and I never would of thought his son would do this.
I really hope you get your money back plus a little extra for your...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 06-11-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By radarwz
Ford...

Ford...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 06-09-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 60,925
Posted By radarwz
This kit will work as advertised. Turbo's...

This kit will work as advertised.

Turbo's are a blast!
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 06-01-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 60,925
Posted By radarwz
That is exactly what I'm saying. I've helped...

That is exactly what I'm saying. I've helped install STS single and twin kits on C5 & C6 vettes, Hummer, GTO's. I've watched them tuned and dynoed. How many installations have you been involved in?...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 05-29-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 60,925
Posted By radarwz
The original tune was probably done by Trifecta...

The original tune was probably done by Trifecta using HPtuners, LS1edit or some equivalent. Then using that tune as a basis they modify it to suit whatever they want it to be. If that's the case then...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 05-28-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 60,925
Posted By radarwz
Compressor housing's, turbine housing's, the...

Compressor housing's, turbine housing's, the turbo cartridge are all replaceable. Just because they are modifying a bolt-on portion of the turbo itself does not alter my previous statement in the...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 05-28-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 60,925
Posted By radarwz
STS doesn't need to build test mules. They get...

STS doesn't need to build test mules. They get the customers to build the test mules and they make the money. The only discounts are usually given by the shops to generate business.Their kit is...
Forum: Forced Induction - V6 05-07-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 88,884
Posted By radarwz
The Trailblazer SS he drives comes with an LS2...

The Trailblazer SS he drives comes with an LS2 and 4.10's. He's truthful too.
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