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Forum: 1st & 2nd Generation Camaros 06-12-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By blue-bayou
8.5

8.5
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-04-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By blue-bayou
Try to see how much torque it takes to overcome...

Try to see how much torque it takes to overcome compression then find a machine shop that builds ls motors and ask them for a comparison. You might find one that has just put a similar motor as...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-15-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By blue-bayou
Just out of curiosity, I notice you are using the...

Just out of curiosity, I notice you are using the H-series bearings. I used them because my replacement crank required the usage of narrow bearings I assume because of large fillet radius. Is this...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 05-13-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By blue-bayou
Not necessarily a specialty tool, but a pick set...

Not necessarily a specialty tool, but a pick set came in handy for me to remove the clips holding the hydraulic lines in place. Also, if you have to pull the transmission completely out from under...
Forum: Engine | Exhaust | Bolt-On | Drivetrain Modifications 05-07-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By blue-bayou
I can't say I've ever seen pistons made of steel

I can't say I've ever seen pistons made of steel
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-13-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,440
Posted By blue-bayou
That's the problem with working on cars, the...

That's the problem with working on cars, the costs add up quickly. You know what, there is entirely too much noise and I apologize for contributing. Stick to the basics and get what you need; try...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-12-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,440
Posted By blue-bayou
With regard to replacing rod bolts? If so then...

With regard to replacing rod bolts? If so then no, but it doesn't matter. Stock rods cannot be resized. The split crack cap style prevents stock LS3 (et.al) rods from being successfully resized;...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-09-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,440
Posted By blue-bayou
I would suggest ARP rod bolts if not considered...

I would suggest ARP rod bolts if not considered already.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-08-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,440
Posted By blue-bayou
If I recall correctly I bolted the chain down...

If I recall correctly I bolted the chain down using the valley cover bolts
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-08-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,440
Posted By blue-bayou
I recently pulled my motor out the top; didn't...

I recently pulled my motor out the top; didn't have to take hood off either; The fact that the engine had to come forward first before going up really wasn't a problem. My heads were off, this also...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-16-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By blue-bayou
That's is the same flywheel I am using. Be aware...

That's is the same flywheel I am using. Be aware that the flywheel face is roughly 0.20 inch closer to the rear of the engine,which may move the pressure plate finger height closer to the engine. ...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By blue-bayou
According to McLeod's catalog 6932-07 fits 98-02...

According to McLeod's catalog 6932-07 fits 98-02 Camaro. I know for a fact that the flywheel used on that application is not the same as GenV. Dowel pins are in different location and will not...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 01-19-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By blue-bayou
Service manual says if replacing clutch, replace...

Service manual says if replacing clutch, replace flywheel. For the money, I don't think you can beat stock parts. If the slave/TO isn't damaged, save your money. I recently had to pull my...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-29-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
Thanks for the words of encouragement! That's...

Thanks for the words of encouragement! That's the kind of help I need. I love having the opportunity to tear down and rebuild stronger, better, faster. etc. Plus I learn more and more throughout...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
Pulled the short block out and tore it down. ...

Pulled the short block out and tore it down. Based on what I found I can only conclude the initiating event was a rod bolt head failure on the #4 rod. The #3 piston was collateral damage; however I...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,328
Posted By blue-bayou
I have noticed my plugs are similar to these as...

I have noticed my plugs are similar to these as well. It happened before and I replaced the plugs. And my latest misfortune revealed at least one plug with the tip burned off. Mine is stock/no...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
Sorry, bone stock except for trailing arms. ...

Sorry, bone stock except for trailing arms. Although I have in the past looked into bolt-on parts, I have never utilized anything that would require a tune. And for the last 25K+ miles, there has...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-31-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
I expect cam to be ok but haven't pulled it yet. ...

I expect cam to be ok but haven't pulled it yet. I am waiting to get everything back from machine shop before tearing down further.
Heads are ok.



# 3 rod is intact. #4 rod is not. Pulled...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By blue-bayou
Check mass airflow sensor-sounds similar to when...

Check mass airflow sensor-sounds similar to when mine went out. For some reason though the code that was thrown was related to O2 sensor, although I can't remember what the code number was.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
Head is reusable for now but banged up pretty...

Head is reusable for now but banged up pretty good from piston parts going out the intake. Block is definitely toast. A hole in the side behind the motor mount about the size of my thumb and...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
For what it's worth. The car had previously...

For what it's worth. The car had previously begun to have a ticking noise at idle that I never investigated.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
This was the 1-2 shift. I was gettin' on it. My...

This was the 1-2 shift. I was gettin' on it. My shift light was set at 6100, so, to the best of my recollection, I shifted at 6100 (I vaguely recall the light appearing), engine revved to redline...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
It's one of those new fancy transparent pistons.

It's one of those new fancy transparent pistons.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
GM elected not to cover it. I'm in a...

GM elected not to cover it.

I'm in a transitional state and couldn't provide receipts for my oil changes. Most of all my documentation is somewhere in storage or lost. All I had was a detailed...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
Stock, 66000 miles

Stock, 66000 miles
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-30-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,861
Posted By blue-bayou
Time for a Rebuild

Power-shifted into 2nd;
Heard a terrible noise-thought transmission came apart
Saw some coolant leaking toward the back of the engine
Then we decided to look down the throttle bore--kinda makes...
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 06-11-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12,696
Views: 393,140
Posted By blue-bayou
Nice! Like the script

Nice! Like the script
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 06-10-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12,696
Views: 393,140
Posted By blue-bayou
On a side note............. I'm outta...

On a side note.............
I'm outta here!--And I would like to say that it has been a pleasure meeting those I've met and keeping up with all. Wish I coulda met more and done more. Cruises were...
Forum: Camaro Photoshops / Renderings Forum 04-03-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,521
Posted By blue-bayou
Flat Black

Flat Black
Forum: USA - Great Lakes 04-02-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,137
Posted By blue-bayou
I've entered Sharonville the last 3 years and...

I've entered Sharonville the last 3 years and it's a blast just sittin, lookin, and relaxin. Awards are peer votes within your own class, but I wouldn't focus on it. I'll try to enter tis year but...
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