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Forum: Canada 06-27-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Unobtainium
Great to meet another Camaro enthusiast!!! ...

Great to meet another Camaro enthusiast!!!
Install pics...
Copes came close, just needed love...
http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p288/9bells/IMG_4210768x1024_zpsaf9b3361.jpg...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-26-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Unobtainium
I picked up 65whp from a GPI VVT cam that was...

I picked up 65whp from a GPI VVT cam that was spec'd for my upcoming turbo build. Blown away. I don't see why 75 whp isn't possible on an n/a spec cam.
Bang for the buck is incredible.
Forum: Canada 04-08-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Unobtainium
Looking forward to meeting you sir!!! Busy time...

Looking forward to meeting you sir!!! Busy time of year for me, but should be able to sort you out...
Close-up of the last custom set of j-pipes I did on a 2010 with an Edlebrock blower and my...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-04-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,483
Posted By Unobtainium
Finally got my custom turbo cam tuned for a...

Finally got my custom turbo cam tuned for a baseline before the snails.
Amazingly, this is just n/a, but a 62 whp gain!!!
Couldn't be happier. Thanks Ryan.
I'll post graphs this week-end. Car...
Forum: Camaro Z/28 Forum - Z/28 Specific Topics 03-22-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,411
Posted By Unobtainium
Great read.

Great read.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-14-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By Unobtainium
Great job Ryan. :clap2:

Great job Ryan. :clap2:
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-28-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,939
Posted By Unobtainium
Totally depends on the job. If I remember...

Totally depends on the job. If I remember correctly this was 3/32" and #8 lens. Cheers
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 02-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,939
Posted By Unobtainium
Thanks Max!!:thumbsup:

Thanks Max!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-27-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,483
Posted By Unobtainium
Yeah, it's a touch lumper than I thought it might...

Yeah, it's a touch lumper than I thought it might be, but I'll get idle turned up, and the turbos will likely help too. Gets lots of attention though. It stalls here and there, but that will go away...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-24-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,483
Posted By Unobtainium
Got my stock converter GPI custom turbo cam grind...

Got my stock converter GPI custom turbo cam grind in months ago, but it was snowed in at the shop. Grabbed it yesterday, brought her home. This is not a tiny cam, but it sounds good. Turbos will go...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,553
Posted By Unobtainium
Yes, one of the biggest advantages for sure.

Yes, one of the biggest advantages for sure.
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Unobtainium
Yep, should be a riot. Worked on a few. One has...

Yep, should be a riot. Worked on a few. One has an old iron 302 making maybe 300hp, and it's so fun. I couldn't stop smiling after driving it. Been on my brain ever since.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 01-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,553
Posted By Unobtainium
I looked at both of those too, and decided on the...

I looked at both of those too, and decided on the HKS EVC 6 after talking to a few turbo guys and dyno shops. I'm sure the AMS1000 is killer, but I liked what the HKS offered.
Having a boost...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Unobtainium
Thanks guys. It is for a Seven build. I love...

Thanks guys.
It is for a Seven build. I love some of the 4cyl's for their power to weight, but the asymmetry bugs me. v8 seems like overkill for build #1, and this v6 sounds good. With that kind of...
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-09-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Unobtainium
V6 engine weight?

Strange question, I know. Working on the up-front stuff on a future project, and I really like the sound of the v6 in the Camaro. Does anybody know how much they weigh? I'm hoping it's a nice weight...
Forum: Canada 01-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,998
Posted By Unobtainium
They are bumper support replacements....

They are bumper support replacements. Lightweight, and better airflow in the front for cooling, etc. These Ti ones weigh just over 1 lb each....:biggrin:
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
I'd just do speaker felt and call it a day.

I'd just do speaker felt and call it a day.
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-08-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
Absolutely. Harness bar is no different though if...

Absolutely. Harness bar is no different though if you leave it in.
Emergency stops,etc can be bad too.
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
This is my issue with this kind of stuff... ...

This is my issue with this kind of stuff...
Define back seat use? Aesthetic use so there isn't bare metal? You can't put anybody back there with any bars as an injury would be a huge risk just...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-08-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
Agreed. Not a simple calculation. This is why...

Agreed. Not a simple calculation. This is why precise destructive testing can be very useful. Also agreed on the usefulness of the piece in question when it counts. Similar to those Cusco bolt in...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
Middle ground how? If you can weld, throw one...

Middle ground how?
If you can weld, throw one together with some heavier tube and bevel it to be safe. 20 mins tops...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
Specifically the longer tube going down from the...

Specifically the longer tube going down from the bar. As length affects tendency to buckle by slenderness ratio, it would buckle before the top one.
Think of the load even at 100mph...
The design...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
It's Titanium, so no paint required. ...

It's Titanium, so no paint required.
http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p288/9bells/IMG_4603.jpg (http://s131.photobucket.com/user/9bells/media/IMG_4603.jpg.html)

The problem with the other...
Forum: Camaro Motorsports Discussions 01-07-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,943
Posted By Unobtainium
The BK bar is far superior. The other design does...

The BK bar is far superior. The other design does not take loading into consideration.
I built a similar design to the BK one a few years back, just more mounting points for our Silver State Car. ...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 01-01-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,453
Posted By Unobtainium
This is fantastic!!!! Will be ordering right...

This is fantastic!!!! Will be ordering right away!:thumb:
Forum: Camaro Photos | Spyshots | Video | Media Gallery 01-01-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,312
Posted By Unobtainium
This. Didn't know that it was an option until...

This. Didn't know that it was an option until somebody commented on my car and how good the kit looked painted!! I saw one at the dealer, assumed it was in fitting stage or something...
Car looks...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-31-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By Unobtainium
That is going to be downright choppy!!

That is going to be downright choppy!!
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 12-26-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 473,444
Posted By Unobtainium
It's a case of not stepping up. I know it's not...

It's a case of not stepping up. I know it's not legally required, but faster results or remuneration would have helped.
Case in point(on a much smaller scale net-value-wise),
while working around...
Forum: Canada 12-26-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,998
Posted By Unobtainium
A few suspension mods like bushings and...

A few suspension mods like bushings and stiffeners, rear sway. Get it re-tuned with the new cam for giggles(turbo cam). Then hopefully start the snail project.
Oh, and I still have to install the...
Forum: 2016 Camaro: 6th Gen Camaro forum, news, rumors, discussions 12-26-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 31,314
Posted By Unobtainium
I'm just not sure I believe a revolutionary...

I'm just not sure I believe a revolutionary change is in the works. Evolutionary is more likely along the lines of the mustang.
The mustang is highly tweaked, but still looks like a mustang.
I'm...
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