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Forum: Forced Induction - V8 09-12-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,366
Posted By DarkObsession
haha, off topic but my Grand Prix cracked a valve...

haha, off topic but my Grand Prix cracked a valve spring racing in Vegas once.

I drove it home (~400 miles). It made it about 350 miles before the spring gave out completely and the car started...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By DarkObsession
Haha... HAHAHAHA... oh are you serious? :sm0: ...

Haha... HAHAHAHA... oh are you serious? :sm0:

Drag racing is definitely not that abusive on the powertrain. The worst part of it is the launch which can be somewhat abusive on the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By DarkObsession
Ummm... ok? Yes, I know it's outside of OEM...

Ummm... ok?

Yes, I know it's outside of OEM functionality. I'm not quite sure what value your comment adds.

If I add an oil cooler, I'd like to see ACTUAL oil temps rather than calculated ones...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By DarkObsession
http://forum.grrrr8.net/showthread.php?t=30648&pag...

http://forum.grrrr8.net/showthread.php?t=30648&page=7&p=508830&viewfull=1#post508830
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-11-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By DarkObsession
The problem with that is that if you add an oil...

The problem with that is that if you add an oil cooler, you won't see any effect because the computer doesn't "know" about it.

I'd rather be taking actual measurements than just letting the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By DarkObsession
Can't believe nobody asked this yet. What sort...

Can't believe nobody asked this yet. What sort of track? What sort of racing do you plan to do?

Road racing is much harder on a car than drag racing. If you want to drag race, just do it. It...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By DarkObsession
No, I am thinking of the oil temp gauge, present...

No, I am thinking of the oil temp gauge, present in the SS2.

Here is the post talking about how the oil temp is calculated rather than actually measured:...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By DarkObsession
Oil temp gauge calculated?

I think I read on here somewhere (I can't find the thread now) that the stock oil temp gauge isn't actually reading oil temperature from a sending unit but rather is just a calculation based on RPMs,...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-08-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,966
Posted By DarkObsession
So what damage have you found to the engine...

So what damage have you found to the engine itself from that?

And yes, good to know about being SC!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-24-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,825
Posted By DarkObsession
I read most of his build thread... he sounds like...

I read most of his build thread... he sounds like a troll but no troll would go through that much work just to troll a Camaro forum.

That is without a doubt, the ugliest, riceyest thing I have...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By DarkObsession
Apparently this is this story:...

Apparently this is this story: http://www.myfoxdfw.com/story/24779009/grand-jury-declines-to-indict-dallas-judge
Forum: California Meets and Events 08-21-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By DarkObsession
I just registered for Saturday. I've been...

I just registered for Saturday. I've been wanting to do this with the Camaro for a while now :)
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-31-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,529
Posted By DarkObsession
Trust me, it wasn't on purpose! :)

Trust me, it wasn't on purpose! :)
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-31-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,529
Posted By DarkObsession
Only downside to owning a manual (in my opinion)...

I can't drive my Camaro until my dislocated shoulder heals!! :cry::cry::cry::cry:

I miss it already!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-10-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,195
Posted By DarkObsession
This story has now made the front page of Yahoo. ...

This story has now made the front page of Yahoo. Hopefully the dealer will quickly realize that the negative publicity is NOT worth the cost of a new ZL1 and they do the right thing.
...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,677
Posted By DarkObsession
I bought a throttle body spacer for my Grand Prix...

I bought a throttle body spacer for my Grand Prix when I was modding her. Totally unnecessary and all it did was cause a coolant leak. :facepalm:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 01-01-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By DarkObsession
This. The gauge is really just a general idea of...

This. The gauge is really just a general idea of how hot it is getting. Digital is accurate.

My car hovers around 190 - 194 on the freeway and can get as high as 225 sitting and idling. The...
Forum: Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 12-30-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,511
Posted By DarkObsession
I actually went and priced out how much one would...

I actually went and priced out how much one would run me a few days ago. Reason being, I was visiting my dad over the xmas break and sitting there at his dealership was a brand new ZL1 that I took a...
Forum: Camaro Issues / Problems | Warranty Discussions | TSB and Recalls 12-12-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,864
Posted By DarkObsession
That would be true if your dealer actually...

That would be true if your dealer actually bothered with that.:mad0260:

Yes, I'm now going to a new dealer.
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 12-12-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By DarkObsession
This is sort of hard to read... what did you...

This is sort of hard to read... what did you actually do? Did you add HUD to your car? Did you upgrade to the newer HUD? I've been (sort of) thinking about doing that.
Forum: USA - California 12-10-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By DarkObsession
Thanks for all the replies guys. I'm probably...

Thanks for all the replies guys. I'm probably going to try Courtesy simply because the logistics of getting two cars up to Rio Vista (so I can drop one off) is... problematic. I will keep Abel in...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 12-09-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,947
Posted By DarkObsession
That's a really good idea but I wonder how you'd...

That's a really good idea but I wonder how you'd intercool it. Maybe build that into the intake as well? Seems like a lot of hardware stuffed in there.
Forum: USA - California 12-06-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By DarkObsession
Best dealer in the Bay Area?

TL;DR: Any good, trustworthy dealers in the Bay Area?


I really need to find a dealer that I can at least somewhat trust in the Bay Area. I'm from San Jose so around that area would be great but...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 12-05-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,511
Posted By DarkObsession
To each their own. I've had HUD in my cars for...

To each their own. I've had HUD in my cars for 12 years now (first the GTP and second the Camaro) and I've never been "distracted" by it. In fact, driving cars without it is just irritating now :)...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-26-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By DarkObsession
http://y2u.be/wrS9lWmXFcs <-- I'm the SS running...

http://y2u.be/wrS9lWmXFcs <-- I'm the SS running the ZL1

http://y2u.be/M63ZjHp2DFM <--- Same thing


I want to make it clear that I'm not making fun of the ZL1. He had never been to the track...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By DarkObsession
Stock LS3 Exhaust... how restrictive?

I tried a search but... yeah :search:

I want to do some really minor, bolts ons to my LS3 in the near future. I'm thinking CAI, maybe catch can, etc. Nothing that requires a tune and stuff that...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-25-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By DarkObsession
To expound a bit on what BlaqWhole said, power...

To expound a bit on what BlaqWhole said, power isn't simply a function of the MAF/IAT sensors telling the computer what do.

Let's say we have the best CAI possible on the car. Temps going to the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-22-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,508
Posted By DarkObsession
I don't have any from inside so here's mine from...

I don't have any from inside so here's mine from the outside :) It's bone stock:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AascGPQiDWo


Just for fun, here's a listen to my old car, the GTP (L67,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-21-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,949
Posted By DarkObsession
I did try it out. Multiple times. It does not...

I did try it out. Multiple times. It does not work on my 2011.

I did get it to "work" once. However, upon further testing, I realized that what I thought was it working was just the skip shift...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-21-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,949
Posted By DarkObsession
This. It doesn't lock out 3rd (at least it...

This. It doesn't lock out 3rd (at least it doesn't in my 2011). I often go to 3rd when it does it and then back down to 2nd.

I have an eliminator that I just need to find the time to install.
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