Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
GM Carlisle
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Engine | Drivetrain | Powertrain Technical Discussions > Forced Induction - V6


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-07-2013, 02:45 PM   #617
HP Turbine
Boosted
 
HP Turbine's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 1LT RS... with snails
Join Date: May 2012
Location: North Smithfield, RI
Posts: 1,421
Yuhp. That's a hole alright
__________________

IPS Twin Turbos, Corsa Exhaust, Ported Throttle Body. 461 rwhp 443 rwtq!! *Cameron Hass.ani*
HP Turbine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 02:57 PM   #618
sycraft
COTW 5/06/2013
 
sycraft's Avatar
 
Drives: 2015 Corvette Stingray Z51-Ho-Vette
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Katy, Texas
Posts: 3,155
Just a little venting of the crankcase
__________________

2015 Corvette Stingray Z51, 7 Speed, Competition Seats, Red Calipers, Carbon Flash Badges and Trim, Adrenaline Red Interior, Custom Stripes, Tint, Lowered on stock bolts, Z06 Grill, Z06 Splitter, Borla Exhaust (soon)
sycraft is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 03:04 PM   #619
blackTT600

 
Drives: 2011 2LT M6 SC
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: South Florida
Posts: 919
I dont see any problems here!?!

no but seriously you've done a lot for us 6ers cant wait to see where you go from here!
blackTT600 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 03:07 PM   #620
GretchenGotGrowl


 
GretchenGotGrowl's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 F150 EB/13 Sonic RS/15 Z06
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Little Rock, AR
Posts: 7,128
Yeah, she's free flowing now!
__________________
New Ride -- 2015 Z06 2LZ (stock) -- Journal
Old Ride -- 2012 Camaro 2LT/RS (647 RWHP & 726 RWTQ) -- Build Thread
GretchenGotGrowl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 03:12 PM   #621
GretchenGotGrowl


 
GretchenGotGrowl's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 F150 EB/13 Sonic RS/15 Z06
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Little Rock, AR
Posts: 7,128
Just heard from Rhino and the turbos are fine, so that's some good news.
__________________
New Ride -- 2015 Z06 2LZ (stock) -- Journal
Old Ride -- 2012 Camaro 2LT/RS (647 RWHP & 726 RWTQ) -- Build Thread
GretchenGotGrowl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 04:00 PM   #622
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,069
Good news on the turbos!!!
SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 09:06 PM   #623
Can't_C_Me
Don't Sleep on My V6
 
Can't_C_Me's Avatar
 
Drives: 2016 C7 1LT
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Oxford, GA
Posts: 3,594
Quote:
Originally Posted by GretchenGotGrowl View Post
Just heard from Rhino and the turbos are fine, so that's some good news.
__________________
Can't_C_Me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2013, 09:22 PM   #624
HP Turbine
Boosted
 
HP Turbine's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 1LT RS... with snails
Join Date: May 2012
Location: North Smithfield, RI
Posts: 1,421
That's great news! I was going to ask if they made it unscathed.
__________________

IPS Twin Turbos, Corsa Exhaust, Ported Throttle Body. 461 rwhp 443 rwtq!! *Cameron Hass.ani*
HP Turbine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2013, 05:30 AM   #625
SgtPickles69
Team LFX
 
SgtPickles69's Avatar
 
Drives: Fast
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: TX
Posts: 622
Quote:
Originally Posted by GretchenGotGrowl View Post
Couple of nice holes for you ghouls

Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk 2
SgtPickles69 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2013, 07:56 AM   #626
fsusmithc2
Emerald Coast Camaros
 
fsusmithc2's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 1LT/RS A6
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Posts: 882
Quote:
Originally Posted by GretchenGotGrowl View Post
Couple of nice holes for you ghouls


Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk 2

Well there's your problem. A little duct tape and you'll be good to go.

To boldly go where no V6'er has gone before.... Hope you get her back on her feet again soon. To put it in Monty Python terms: "It's only a flesh wound!"
__________________
2012 1LT/RS A6 - 14.11 @ 99.75mph
Performance: CAI intake w/scoop - Ark N-II cat-back - V-Max ported TB - SOLO HFCs - RX catch can
Appearance: Hexis vinyl cf bowties (Headlight Armor) - Oracle ABL interior, grill, and under-hood lighting, P13W plasma DRLs, ghosted sidemarkers - LSR billet strut retainers - 30% tint w/ 5% front strip - Dash plaque and under-hood bowtie by EmblemPros - Custom painted engine and fuse covers - Heritage grill - Gill stripes by Big Worm Graphix
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dylan@Adams View Post
Black paint isn't a hobby, its a career. Get used to it
*How to hug your Camaro*
fsusmithc2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2013, 08:02 AM   #627
GretchenGotGrowl


 
GretchenGotGrowl's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 F150 EB/13 Sonic RS/15 Z06
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Little Rock, AR
Posts: 7,128
Quote:
Originally Posted by fsusmithc2 View Post
Well there's your problem. A little duct tape and you'll be good to go.

To boldly go where no V6'er has gone before.... Hope you get her back on her feet again soon. To put it in Monty Python terms: "It's only a flesh wound!"
__________________
New Ride -- 2015 Z06 2LZ (stock) -- Journal
Old Ride -- 2012 Camaro 2LT/RS (647 RWHP & 726 RWTQ) -- Build Thread
GretchenGotGrowl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 03:36 PM   #628
GretchenGotGrowl


 
GretchenGotGrowl's Avatar
 
Drives: 11 F150 EB/13 Sonic RS/15 Z06
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Little Rock, AR
Posts: 7,128
Stopped by the shop for a bit to get an update and see the damage myself. What can I say, that motor is torn up.

Almost certainly it was the rods, but Aaron is still looking at everything. Three rods were completely destroyed (just small pieces left), and two more are noticably bent. However, on the three remaining rods we can see:
  • Bearings look perfect
  • Bolts held
  • Wristpins held
  • Pistons took a hell of a beating but didn't crack (even the ring lands)
    • No signs of blow by
    • No signs of pitting, spotting or discoloration from knock/ping
  • Plugs are perfect; no signs of knock
  • Heads are undamaged, although some valves took a wack or two
  • Refractor plate bent and scored the crank (plus a few scratches from flying parts), but other than that it looks like new.
  • Rings held and don't look like they butted at all. They look like we just put them in there.
All in all, it appears to be just the rods that couldn't handle it. So, we are getting some billet steels ones made. The shop doing the work still has to make sure they can do them due to the odd journal size (large like a big block) for such a short length. We are also going to change the pistons a little to try and lose some of the weight we added. This will require a change to the wrist pins, but it will be a more common size so we shouldn't have much trouble finding some just as strong as what we had.

Rhino sent me some more pics I'll try to upload this weekend.
__________________
New Ride -- 2015 Z06 2LZ (stock) -- Journal
Old Ride -- 2012 Camaro 2LT/RS (647 RWHP & 726 RWTQ) -- Build Thread

Last edited by GretchenGotGrowl; 05-10-2013 at 04:20 PM.
GretchenGotGrowl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 03:52 PM   #629
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,069
More good news! We are seeing slight rod bolt stretch, but I agree the rods are the weak point and cutom ones (all we can find are custom made) are expensive as heck.

At least I would be confident in the tune and the piston/rings. Your in good hands.
SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 06:20 PM   #630
KMPrenger


 
KMPrenger's Avatar
 
Drives: 16 SS Camaro, 06 Colorado
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
Posts: 12,037
Sounds pretty bulletproof with the addition of hardened pistons and rods.

Can't wait to see her up and running again.
__________________
2016 Camaro 1SS - 8-speed - NPP - Black bowties
2010 Camaro 1LT V6 (Sold. I will miss her!)
KMPrenger is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Tags
best v6, holy crap!, twin turbo lfx, v6 fuel system

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.