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Old 05-21-2012, 10:02 AM   #276
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yea i get really upset when im in the mid 10's too lol..
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:03 AM   #277
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Dammmmmmmmnnnnnnnnnnnn....nice
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:06 AM   #278
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yea thats smoking fast... just think he said he get get more out of it.. cant wait to see those slips.
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:14 AM   #279
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yea i get really upset when im in the mid 10's too lol..
LOL, I guess it's all relative !! I was just hoping for a lower number.


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Old 05-21-2012, 04:23 PM   #280
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After a few issues with my rear diff noise and lack of traction, this is what I have coming !!

Qty. 2 - Weld RTS Wheel, Aluminum, Polished, 17 in. x 10 in., 5 x 120mm Bolt Circle, 7.200 in. Backspace

Qty. 2 - Weld RTS Wheel, Aluminum, Polished, 17 in. x 5 in., 5 x 120mm Bolt Circle, 2.200 in. Backspace

Qty. 2 - Hoosier 18157 Drag Slick, 28.00 x 10.00-17, Bias-Ply, Solid White Letters, D06 Compound

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Qty. 1 - GForce Race Harness, Complete, Camlock

Qty. 1 - Driveshaft Shop Manual DSS 9'' Independent Rear Conversion Kit w/ 3.70 Gears

Qty. 1 - Pair of BMR TCA029 - Lower Control Arms, Rear, Adjustable, Polyurethane Bushings

Qty. 1 - RJS Driving Suit, One-Piece, Single Layer, Proban, Black with White Stripe

I can't wait to get them so I can install and go RACING !!
So how are those BMR lower control arms working out for clearance with the Weld rims on hard launches? Mine don't hit anymore, but took a torch to the impact spot and hammered in, as well as grinding - plus jacked rear up as far as possible with Pfadt coilovers. Also I run 1/4" spacers and modified wheel studs. Beefy LCA's would be nice if wheel clearance issues vanished.

BTW, SSE 4 2SS sent me a PM that you were inquiring about the Street Slayer Triple Carbon he has. I love it so far - I'm waiting for 500 street miles before WOT high RPM shifts. Installed it last Friday and so far super happy. It engages much higher, so full disengagement is definitely not a problem. Pedal pressure is slightly more than stock - I probably feel my LPE return spring more, which is still smart to have. Pedal pressure on my ZR1 CX max was alot more, which didn't bother me at all, but shows this clutch should be alot easier on the OEM clutch hydraulics. I've only drove it 120 highway miles and about 60 city traffic mile so far. It's a learning experience after driving the ZR1 that began engagement about 1" off the floor with full engagement at about 4". This was my 2nd ZR1 clutch and 1st one cost me rebuilding the RPM level 6 tranny - 2nd one was about to do the same. ZR1 clutch came out looking great still. Triple Carbon is streetable, but I do need to pay attention and I'm sure it will become 2nd nature. Anything after 1st gear is totally a non issue and feels great. Taking off on the street I find it best to keep RPM closer to 1k and carefully take off - 2k and not paying attention at all can result in a quick jump. This looks like the ticket for utilizing OEM hydrolics, not killing my syncros, and obviously holding the power. Rebuilds will be less than a new ZR1 clutch/flywheel combo. Wish I did this before - could have bought 2 and still saved money and aggravation. I'll report more when taken to the track after break in.

I would have sent a PM, but figured good info for others.
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Old 05-21-2012, 04:33 PM   #281
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I had ANOTHER Slave Cylinder go out on my Camaro on the Dyno.. I wish there was a better Upgraded Slave Cylinder option for the Tremec !!
So did the slave blow shifting on the dyno, or doing the pull after cruising in gear?
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Old 05-21-2012, 04:38 PM   #282
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So how are those BMR lower control arms working out for clearance with the Weld rims on hard launches? Mine don't hit anymore, but took a torch to the impact spot and hammered in, as well as grinding - plus jacked rear up as far as possible with Pfadt coilovers. Also I run 1/4" spacers and modified wheel studs. Beefy LCA's would be nice if wheel clearance issues vanished.

BTW, SSE 4 2SS sent me a PM that you were inquiring about the Street Slayer Triple Carbon he has. I love it so far - I'm waiting for 500 street miles before WOT high RPM shifts. Installed it last Friday and so far super happy. It engages much higher, so full disengagement is definitely not a problem. Pedal pressure is slightly more than stock - I probably feel my LPE return spring more, which is still smart to have. Pedal pressure on my ZR1 CX max was alot more, which didn't bother me at all, but shows this clutch should be alot easier on the OEM clutch hydraulics. I've only drove it 120 highway miles and about 60 city traffic mile so far. It's a learning experience after driving the ZR1 that began engagement about 1" off the floor with full engagement at about 4". This was my 2nd ZR1 clutch and 1st one cost me rebuilding the RPM level 6 tranny - 2nd one was about to do the same. ZR1 clutch came out looking great still. Triple Carbon is streetable, but I do need to pay attention and I'm sure it will become 2nd nature. Anything after 1st gear is totally a non issue and feels great. Taking off on the street I find it best to keep RPM closer to 1k and carefully take off - 2k and not paying attention at all can result in a quick jump. This looks like the ticket for utilizing OEM hydrolics, not killing my syncros, and obviously holding the power. Rebuilds will be less than a new ZR1 clutch/flywheel combo. Wish I did this before - could have bought 2 and still saved money and aggravation. I'll report more when taken to the track after break in.

I would have sent a PM, but figured good info for others.
Thanks for the info on the clutch. I will wait to see how it goes for you at the strip. My MAX-CX clutch is not the issue, it's the POS Slave Cylinders/Throwout Bearings that keep coming apart. I have been through about 6 or 7 slave cylinders since I have had my Camaro (August 2009). This last one was ok until I took it to the strip this past weekend, now I get a loud squealing noise in neutral with the clutch pedal out. I am sure it's another slave cylinder/throwout bearing. Let me know once you hit the strip a few passes on how the clutch does.

As far as the BMR LCA's, I haven't had ANY rubbing at all with the Welds.

Here is a picture of one of them that came out a few months back. This is what they have all looked like coming out.

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Old 05-21-2012, 04:41 PM   #283
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So did the slave blow shifting on the dyno, or doing the pull after in cruising in gear?
All of the the slaves started making noise but still functional except the one that went out on the dyno after it was installed, had to replace the Clutch & Slave the last time. I don't know exactly what has failed on this one yet, but I would bet another slave (throwout bearing).
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Old 05-21-2012, 08:21 PM   #284
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Thanks for the info on the clutch. I will wait to see how it goes for you at the strip. My MAX-CX clutch is not the issue, it's the POS Slave Cylinders/Throwout Bearings that keep coming apart. I have been through about 6 or 7 slave cylinders since I have had my Camaro (August 2009). This last one was ok until I took it to the strip this past weekend, now I get a loud squealing noise in neutral with the clutch pedal out. I am sure it's another slave cylinder/throwout bearing. Let me know once you hit the strip a few passes on how the clutch does.

As far as the BMR LCA's, I haven't had ANY rubbing at all with the Welds.

Here is a picture of one of them that came out a few months back. This is what they have all looked like coming out.

My theory is the ZR1 CX Max gets the extra clamping power from different weighting and this is requiring more force to disengage the clutch. This would put more stress on the hydrolics, especially on quick high rpm shifts. Also any slight warping the of plates would make disengagement point worse. I'm banking on the fact the carbon triple is so much easier on the hydrolics and plates can't warp. Also, upgraded throwout bearing is installed on the stock slave... Adressing your issue. Time will tell.
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Old 05-21-2012, 09:07 PM   #286
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If you wanna try to get together a couple of weeks from now, you are welcome to drive my car and see what you think...
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I hear you... It takes dedication to stick with this manual stuff... but I sure like em when we can get them sorted out...
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I am dedicated, but it hard sometimes!!

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Whoa, an offer that's hard to pass on
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and one not made to just anyone...at least not anymore...
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You're the best Robert !! I Feel SPECIAL!!!
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Hey brother. Sorry I'm just getting this to you, but here's that sig I promised. Let me know if you want to change anything.
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Ooooo that's sexy.. where's my cool sig..
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You're in line. Got two more to finish.

Email me a good pic. The Aeros and Autos one will work too.
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You're in line. Got two more to finish.

Email me a good pic. The Aeros and Autos one will work too.
I sent a request a while back, but I know you've been busier than a cut worm, when you get time can you remove the Act Twin Disc Clutch and replace it with
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