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Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 10-01-2009, 07:17 PM
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Posted By BoostedSS
Now although I agree that this thread is a pile...

Now although I agree that this thread is a pile of crap... :laugh:

Your statement is not completely true. The LS9 is a great engine but it isnt the end all be all engine and it also doesnt mean...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,912
Posted By BoostedSS
Factory tunes are VERY liberal, your never going...

Factory tunes are VERY liberal, your never going to have a problem like that on a STOCK setup. This is also why GM has lojacked the ECU's to track the CVN numbers. That way when you bring your car...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,912
Posted By BoostedSS
Once again my point is that using forged pistons...

Once again my point is that using forged pistons in a mass produced engine would hardly effect the price of the vehicle. Substituting forged for cast at that point in the vehicle/engine assembly is...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,170
Posted By BoostedSS
I can appreciate your response, i have no...

I can appreciate your response, i have no intention of arguing this issue with you either. But the fact remains that the cost at a mass production level to run a forged vs cast piston is so little...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,170
Posted By BoostedSS
Putting forged pistons in an engine is not a...

Putting forged pistons in an engine is not a difficult task, that is really the only issue.



Pay more? The price difference to run a forged piston in a mass produced production setting is so...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,912
Posted By BoostedSS
The LSA is FAR from inferior, its a better engine...

The LSA is FAR from inferior, its a better engine in all aspects except for the pistons. You want proof, its simple... Buy one, put to much total timing into it and watch it grenade itself from...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,912
Posted By BoostedSS
The LSA has forged rods... And I guarantee that...

The LSA has forged rods... And I guarantee that 99.9% of the people that ever own that engine will never push enough power to break that crank, so thats not a problem. The only place they are really...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,170
Posted By BoostedSS
My CTSV was making just under 600rwhp when I got...

My CTSV was making just under 600rwhp when I got rid of it for the new camaro. Now we all know that the LS engines have been pushed over 700rwhp on stock shortblocks in the past, i know a few locals...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-29-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,749
Posted By BoostedSS
As I said above, Cast aluminum pistons. Im aware...

As I said above, Cast aluminum pistons. Im aware of exactly what the crank and rods are. I had a 09 CTSV prior to my camaro, I traded it in for the SS.

Although a tad stronger then a stock LS3,...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-28-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,749
Posted By BoostedSS
The LSA is not forged... Hyper Aluminum...

The LSA is not forged... Hyper Aluminum Pistons... The LS9 is a different animal.
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-28-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,749
Posted By BoostedSS
If the only major changes for the Z28 is the...

If the only major changes for the Z28 is the engine, other then minor appearance stuff I could not justify paying over 40K for it, any day of the week. Its simply not worth it. You can get a well...
Forum: Camaro ZL1 Forum - ZL1 Specific Topics 09-28-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,631
Posted By BoostedSS
If the Z28 does end up having a factory...

If the Z28 does end up having a factory supercharger setup when it hits the lots I sure hope to god GM does the right thing and uses a forged shortblock. Factory blower with cast junk is a waste of...
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