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Old 04-14-2012, 02:50 PM   #57
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i want to know what the zl1's fuel system tops out at, hp wise.....
On the 650 rwhp run the fuel pressure had dropped significantly by the end of the pull, the larger injectors were OK at this power, with no voltage boosting.


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Old 04-14-2012, 02:57 PM   #58
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oh I have a million but I will limit them hahaha. What did GM have the car setup to run at WOT in the AFR dept? This is making me even more anxious for the car.
Off the top of my head, I cannot remember, but I will check the dyno information on Mon.

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Old 04-14-2012, 02:59 PM   #59
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Awesome! I greatly appreciate all the help.
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:03 PM   #60
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Yes sir you're right, we have two.

And pigs can fly!
I thought American Airlines was proof that pigs can fly.....
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:05 PM   #61
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I thought American Airlines was proof that pigs can fly.....
I thought it was swine flu......

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Old 04-14-2012, 03:08 PM   #62
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If getting power is that easy why did GM, just not do these things from the start?? Or why don't the 2013s come with a pully change and better cold air unit so you don't have to loose the warranty on a 60K car??
You want a $54k car or a $64k car? Enough said.
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:16 PM   #63
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Wow 506 HP through the wheels on a mustang dyno!
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:48 PM   #64
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30k difference??? I must be looking in all the wrong places...I don't think I've ever seen a new SS MSRP for $25,000.
zl1 are selling for about 60k with gas guzzler tax and what nots, my SS was 28k Fastlane's turbo kit which is about 8k kicks you to 10.34 @ 138, we have some members rocking low 9s and barely touching 8s with a procharger, nitro and what nots. I dunno maybe i'm just over estimating how far your dollar will take you and expecting more from the ZL1.
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:57 PM   #65
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zl1 are selling for about 60k with gas guzzler tax and what nots, my SS was 28k Fastlane's turbo kit which is about 8k kicks you to 10.34 @ 138, we have some members rocking low 9s and barely touching 8s with a procharger, nitro and what nots. I dunno maybe i'm just over estimating how far your dollar will take you and expecting more from the ZL1.

thats only looking at one aspect of the car though. Yes as it has been said time and time again if you are looking to just drag race then maybe the zl1 isnt the best investment. Now how much money would it take to run 8's and then pull the time that the zl1 pulled at the 'ring? Could that procharged engine even survive one lap? Its all about what the end user wants. Right now the zl1 looks pretty close to the have my cake and eat to category.
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:58 PM   #66
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Gram great runs.

We ran a 10.20 @ 137 in the G-Force CTS-V last week. Can you give more info on wheels and tires. Did you change the front brakes to fit the runners? Did you try a 17 in weld on the rear?


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Old 04-14-2012, 04:03 PM   #67
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Has anyone tried something like the WOT box on the ctsv at all to use the 2 step and have the blower at boost on launch?
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:12 PM   #68
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No Mike the wheels we used were CCW and the fronts will fit CTSV also, rears were 18". The point of this was to show that less than $ 3 k in engine mods, plus good tires would do this. More to come!

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Old 04-14-2012, 04:18 PM   #69
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SVT is offline as they have a meeting to come up with a thread to bash these results.
Great work guys, oh so close, but 11.0x is nothing to sneeze at.
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Old 04-14-2012, 04:20 PM   #70
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Graham...good job on the car and great job keeping us in the loop like you do. I for one really appreciate the fuel pump feedback. I now know cam plus supercharger means dangerous territory on a ss car with a zl1 pump dropped in. Better off with lingenfelter's fuel pump upgrade.
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