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Old 12-24-2010, 11:22 AM   #15
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That's a substantial amount of material you are removing, should make a BIG difference in airflow.

Surprised more people haven't done this.
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By comparing the shape of the ports on the LPE head to that of the ports on the ported lower intake of the TVS2300 its quite apparent that air flow between the two parts will be considerably less restricted and should reduce pressure off the back end of the supercharger. In my opinion this should allow the same volume of air to pass through to the valves with less boost.

I guess what I'm trying to say, is that a non ported system running 8 lbs. of boost will produces less air out the back of the supercharger than a ported system running 8 lbs. of boost. This makes the boost number a relative term and the actual amount of air in "cfm" the important number for tuners to determine the proper AFR.
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Old 12-24-2010, 11:26 AM   #16
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all that work and you never touched the bottom end. i think i would have forged it right away. nice build i cannot wait to see the numbers. that is what i would call a merry christmas.
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Old 12-24-2010, 11:28 AM   #17
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keeping the oem rocker bearings?
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Old 12-24-2010, 11:42 AM   #18
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all that work and you never touched the bottom end. i think i would have forged it right away. nice build i cannot wait to see the numbers. that is what i would call a merry christmas.
We've yet to install the Phadt suspension and LPE 3:70 diff and halfshafts. Thats gonna blow the budget for this winter. The plan is to stroke and forge the bottom end next winter so we will run somewhat conservatuive on the boost this year.

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keeping the oem rocker bearings?
Yes for now. I assume your refering to the potential for trouble with the needle bearings as opposed to an upgraded roller bearing?



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Old 12-24-2010, 12:22 PM   #19
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Yes for now. I assume your refering to the potential for trouble with the needle bearings as opposed to an upgraded roller bearing?)
Yep, that GT9 looks like it has a bit of lift!
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Old 12-28-2010, 10:55 PM   #20
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Here's the dyno numbers from today. The baseline (blue) was with the LT's, exhaust and CAI done last July. The new dyno numbers (red) include the ported TVS2300, LPE GT9 cam and LPE CNC'd LS3 heads.

They were running a 3.6" pulley on the S/C at 7 lbs. boost.

I think Namala has some pictures to go with this that hopefully he will post.
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Old 12-28-2010, 11:40 PM   #21
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Old 12-28-2010, 11:41 PM   #22
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:50 AM   #23
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Here are a few pictures of the car on the dyno.







Now the work begins on the suspension, I'll post up so shots as we proceed.

Items that'll be installed :

Pfadt solid subframe bushings
Pfadt trailing arms
Pfadt diff bushings
Pfadt coil overs
Pfadt sway bars

HRE 560R Wheels - Chrome lip, Gloss Black powdercoated centers - 20"X9" front / 20" X 11" rear.

Nitto Invo's on the front, 275/40/20
Nitto NT05R Drag Radials on the rear, 315/35/20

We're also going to install a LPE 3:70 Differential.

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Old 01-03-2011, 01:29 PM   #24
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Got some more work done before we shut down for the holidays.

We started work on the suspension.

Pfadt components.



Pfadt and old stock components.



Factory bushings out.



New Aluminum bushings in.







Coil overs





Diff bushings waiting



New axles compared to old.



New front Nitto Invo's



And new rear Nitto NT05R drag radials.



Waiting on the new diff.



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Old 01-03-2011, 07:15 PM   #25
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Thanks for the pictures Namala, I know you spend a lot of time doing this sort of stuff, I think its great that people can see how parts are installed and look as a project progresses. Too often we get to see bits and pieces of a car without getting the real feel for the overall project

Now as for you Bryan, you have shamed me into stepping up my project Camaro, you bad man you.
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:39 PM   #26
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Now as for you Bryan, you have shamed me into stepping up my project Camaro, you bad man you.

Stepped it up just a little is how the story goes....A little birdie told me that you pulled 670 RWHP on your project Camaro......you rodent.
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Old 01-05-2011, 05:53 PM   #27
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WOW! Great work guys! Top notch for sure. Please keep this thread updated frequently. This looks like an absolutely SICK build!
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:57 AM   #28
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WOW! Great work guys! Top notch for sure. Please keep this thread updated frequently. This looks like an absolutely SICK build!
Thanks, it should be a pretty fun ride come spring. The guys are just waiting on some parts to arrive from LPE to continue. I think the tires are being mounted and balanced on the HRE wheels today.
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