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Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 12-13-2013, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Gibby'SS
I'll be there. See everyone on Sunday! (Weather...

I'll be there. See everyone on Sunday! (Weather permitting)
Forum: Sponsor Announcements / Giveaways / Contests 12-01-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Gibby'SS
Thank you for getting back in touch with me Don....

Thank you for getting back in touch with me Don. I'll call you tomorrow per your PM to order. Happy Holidays!
Forum: Sponsor Announcements / Giveaways / Contests 12-01-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Gibby'SS
I'm trying to order the SLP pre-painted spoiler...

I'm trying to order the SLP pre-painted spoiler for my 2011 Camaro SS Convertible.

The convertible SLP spoiler is different that the coupe due to the antenna being mounted inside the spoiler on...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 11-18-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,558
Posted By Gibby'SS
Hi Everyone: I'm not new to C5 but I just...

Hi Everyone:

I'm not new to C5 but I just had the opportunity to meet Earle and Carlos at T&T Performance the other weekend. Very nice guys. Not sure if they will remember me I was having the tune...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-18-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Gibby'SS
How many miles on your car? Since you are in...

How many miles on your car? Since you are in there you might want to go ahead and replace the oil pump, timing chain and dampener.

You will definitely need the water pump gaskets, front timing...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-14-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Thanks man. With the graph and cam specs do you...

Thanks man. With the graph and cam specs do you think I would benefit from gears? I was eyeing the 3.91 kit from GM Performance Parts.

What are your thoughts?

And I forgot to mention your help...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-11-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Very nice. I got the before and after graphs...

Very nice.

I got the before and after graphs uploaded.

The before dyno graph was addition of headers before tune and after tune adjustment. So the baseline numbers are the Red graph (last run)...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-11-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
I gained 98 HP and 40 FT/LBS of torque with the...

I gained 98 HP and 40 FT/LBS of torque with the TrickFlow head and spec cam.

455HP/ 422 Torque to the wheels.

VVT Cam 226/232 .604 114+6.

I can't get the graph to upload. Site says the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-07-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Right at .050.

Right at .050.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
It ended up being 7.70"

It ended up being 7.70"
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-06-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Hey guys. I finally got my install done as well....

Hey guys. I finally got my install done as well. It took a long time. There were some hiccups along the way but I got it done. For someone installing a head and cam package for the first time I think...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-26-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Car is together. Waiting on my tune update from...

Car is together. Waiting on my tune update from JRE. After that I'm heading to the dyno. I'd say within two weeks I'll have numbers. I do have a before dyno run for comparison. Also using the same...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-24-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 189,956
Posted By Gibby'SS
I have attached photos of the rubber portion of...

I have attached photos of the rubber portion of the "washer" pushed through the front cover seal and a photo of the rubber after removal. I don't have a pic of the entire washer. The other part of...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-24-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 189,956
Posted By Gibby'SS
Hi everyone: I have a question regarding the...

Hi everyone:

I have a question regarding the balancer "washer". I changed my balancer during my cam swap. I installed the factory washer off the original balancer onto the PowerBond balancer.
...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-13-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
I purchased bolts through Fastenal. I then cut...

I purchased bolts through Fastenal. I then cut the double threaded bolt used on the front of the passenger head for the main grounds. I'll be installing everything over the next few days.

I'm...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-08-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
I spoke to Trick Flow. They are aware of the...

I spoke to Trick Flow. They are aware of the issue.

They will first attempt to drill the threads deeper to see if this affects any water jackets in the head. If there is no problem the...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-07-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Too funny. Thanks.

Too funny. Thanks.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
I edited my post. I meant to say the GM bolts are...

I edited my post. I meant to say the GM bolts are too long for the Trick Flow threads in the head. It's late and I'm tired of working on the car.

There is also the front electrical ground bolt...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
I would need shorter bolts. I may be...

I would need shorter bolts.

I may be overreacting and that is a reasonable solution. However Trick Flow should have indicated this if it is a known issue and even provided bolts that would work...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-06-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gibby'SS
Trick Flow GenX 255 heads

Hi:

I am currently installing a new cam and heads on my car. I am installing the new Trick Flow heads. I have run into an issue with the depth of the Trick Flow threads. I have found that the...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 09-21-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Gibby'SS
Hi Jim: No worries. Just let me know if I...

Hi Jim:

No worries. Just let me know if I can help.
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 09-19-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Gibby'SS
Hi: I have Race Ramps, a floor jack and jack...

Hi:

I have Race Ramps, a floor jack and jack stands. I'm in Leesburg. I could possibly help you out. PM me if you are still needing the help.

My car is currently in the garage with the heads...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 09-01-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,694
Posted By Gibby'SS
I'm in. My wife and children would love to cruise...

I'm in. My wife and children would love to cruise the Skyline.

So October 26th correct?
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 09-01-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Gibby'SS
Have you checked with EB3 Motorsports? They have...

Have you checked with EB3 Motorsports? They have a good reputation in the area.

11900 Livingston Rd Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 378-4040

I'm actually installing my cam in the next couple of...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-28-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Gibby'SS
Here are a few more pics that I took before...

Here are a few more pics that I took before putting them away.

The heads were milled from the stock 69cc chamber to 68cc. I'll be using a TFS/Cometic .045 head gasket. Should be right at 11:1 CR....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-28-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Gibby'SS
I am going to data log and let Ted adjust the...

I am going to data log and let Ted adjust the tune. Once I'm comfortable with the tune I will likely take it to T&T Performance and strap it down! I'm not looking to be King of the Dyno but I am...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-28-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Gibby'SS
The intake valves are lighter. The exhaust valves...

The intake valves are lighter. The exhaust valves are the Trick Flow Valves.

The intake valves are made by Racing Engine Valves (REV). The REV intake valves are 102 grams vs. the Trick Flow...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-28-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Gibby'SS
I had a unique situation with Brian Tooley since...

I had a unique situation with Brian Tooley since the heads are new and the availability of light weight valves is new so Brian and I worked out a price.

Your best bet is contact Brian directly...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-28-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Gibby'SS
I have to thank Brian Tooley for the work that he...

I have to thank Brian Tooley for the work that he did. He is friendly, very knowledgeable and was more than fair with me on the price for the heads and the work that he performed.

The quality of...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Gibby'SS
Trick Flow GenX 255 heads

I everyone. I just received my heads from Brian Tooley Racing!

I ordered the heads from Brian. Brian then installed new light weight valves along with his Platinum dual spring kit. He also...
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