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Old 04-29-2013, 02:33 PM   #76
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You know looking at the pics. I really need to get rid of those RED brake calipers. I can't wait for GM to come out with the ZL1 brake upgrade. I want to put that set up on and then remove/buff off the ZL1 logo and then replace it with a 1LE logo of some sort. I'm thinking something that is along these lines...

CAMARO SS
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Obviously stylized apropriately...
I would have thought that the Performance catalog would be ready by now.
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Old 04-29-2013, 02:50 PM   #77
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I would have thought that the Performance catalog would be ready by now.
The catalog has been ready but a lot of the parts are not all available yet it seems the packages seem to be taking the longest.

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Old 05-18-2013, 08:00 PM   #78
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Well this week I hit 1500 miles. She is broken in, officially.

Today I dropped ALL the oil (Engine, Trans, Diff) and replaced them with my brand of choice, Valvoline all synthetic, with a Purolator PureOne oil filter. The next oil change will probably get one of the new Purolator synthetic filters.

The engine got SynPower in 5W30, the trans Tremec 6060 got Valvoline Max Life Dex/Merc ATF (synthetic) and the Diff got SynPower 75W-90 for limited slip.

I did about a 10 mile shakedown and it seems to be running a touch cooler and it might be my imagination but it seems "smoother".

A few things all of the oils looked like hell and were full of metal shavings. I cut open the oil filter (forgot to take pics) looked pretty clean all things considered. The Black Hole magnets I added did have some shavings on them.

I added dimple plugs to EVERYTHING also I added the "new" Super Black Hole oil filter magnets.

As an FYI the plugs are the following...

Engine Drain plug (1e) - M12 x 1.75 x 21
Transmission plugs (2e) - 1/2" NPT
Differential plugs (2e) - M20 x 1.5 x 14

There were questions about the trans and diff plugs but I got the measurements from my parts guy at Stingray Chevy and then talked with the Richard at Dimple and this is what we came up with. I need to call him and verify that it all worked out so he can update his site.

Also if you are thinking the diff comes with magnetic plugs there is no comparison between the factory plug and the Dimple version. To make a gun analogy the factory magnet is akin to a 22LR and the Dimple is akin to a 45ACP. Seriously there is NO COMPARISON.

Also I can confirm there are no other magnets on a 2013.

As for the Trans oil. I'm still old school and need to finish wrapping my head around using ATF in a manual transmission instead of Gear oil. I talked to Valvoline and this is what they recommended. I then had to get over that it is there "High mileage" stuff. So I did some more calling and talked to Tremec and they recommended Mobil One synthetic ATF. Well I like Valvoline for over 20 years now so I needed to know what they had that was the same. Without saying anything about my application the tech recommended the Max Life ATF. Then I told them again what I was putting it in they said that the Max Life was the way to go.

Right now everything seems good and I will give a report later on if there are any developments.

I know it's hard to get excited about changing oil... lol

Oh it does seem slower now though I think all the magnets are trying to attach to the earths core on the bright side my ride height seems to have gone down an inch so I don't need drop springs any more.

I'm kidding about that last paragraph btw... lol
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Old 05-20-2013, 07:54 PM   #79
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So Sunday I went off and did a number on the paint. A while back I bought the Essentials Detail kit... http://www.adamspolishes.com/p-99-ad...etail-kit.aspx ... let me tell you worth every penny. I spent the whole day and went through all the steps (6) and finished around 9 pm. I had to run around and ended up going all over town about 125 miles.

So first things first the new fluids from my last post made all the difference in the world she most definitely shifts and revs better. I'm glad I did the work. maybe she'll get better mileage (not that I really care) it wouldn't suck to have as a side affect.

Well about 30 minutes before I get home... It starts to pour rain. so the detail job went to hell... Dammit. So no pics. I'll wash it tomorrow and hopefully get a few shots of it.
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:55 PM   #80
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Here's a few as promised. I think she is coming along nicely...



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wanted the pics but
that is one sweet 1LE
with the mods on there!
dang wish i had one.
maybe not black

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Old 05-20-2013, 09:17 PM   #81
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:05 PM   #82
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ADM Race intake with scoop and washer bottle showed up today. I need to hit the dyno first.

Hopefully next week I make it over there then I'll install the intake.

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Old 06-01-2013, 10:12 PM   #83
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So I decided I want the Roto-Fab washer bottle instead. I'll have the ADM one for sale here in a week or two.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:13 PM   #84
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I also need to turn this into a Build Thread. Any thoughts on how to go about doing that?
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:18 PM   #85
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Nice looking car but I'm kinda partial to black

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Old 06-01-2013, 10:19 PM   #86
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I also need to turn this into a Build Thread. Any thoughts on how to go about doing that?
Ask a mod to move it to the build thread section then you can change the title.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:27 PM   #87
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That's a nice looking car you got there man...
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:31 PM   #88
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Ask a mod to move it to the build thread section then you can change the title.


Thanks for the info man. I'll get on that tomorrow.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:37 PM   #89
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What can I say you have good taste!!

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Old 06-05-2013, 09:47 AM   #90
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Just set up the appointment for my base line dyno! Friday at 2pm.
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Old 06-05-2013, 09:56 AM   #91
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Just set up the appointment for my base line dyno! Friday at 2pm.
Anywhere near Tampa airport?
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Old 06-05-2013, 09:59 AM   #92
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Anywhere near Tampa airport?

Nope it'll be at PowerTech in St. Pete.

Who's over by TIA?
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:17 AM   #93
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Nope it'll be at PowerTech in St. Pete.

Who's over by TIA?
Don't know either. Just passing through that area Friday afternoon. Was hoping to drop by.
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Well Power Tech is maybe 30-45 min away from the TIA depending on traffic.
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Well Power Tech is maybe 30-45 min away from the TIA depending on traffic.
I am working in Brandon until Friday. If it works out may try to swing by and say hello. Would be cool to watch a 1LE dyno session.
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Old 06-07-2013, 08:19 PM   #96
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Dynoed her today. 367 RWHP / 365 FTLBS. Bone stock 2200 miles.



The ADM Race Intake goes on this weekend.
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Old 06-07-2013, 08:48 PM   #97
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That's awesome I love the 1LE. When I get closer to paying mine off I'ma trade up to a 1LE. I know you'll enjoy it.
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Old 06-07-2013, 09:17 PM   #98
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I am working in Brandon until Friday. If it works out may try to swing by and say hello. Would be cool to watch a 1LE dyno session.


Sorry you couldn't make it. The car sounded like the Banshee's of Hell had been released when she was getting it and that NPP exhaust was opened up...
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:04 PM   #99
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So I managed to get this done today...










ADM Race Intake with a Roto-Fab washer bottle. I haven't driven it yet due to the weather. It's raining like hell down here.

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Old 06-09-2013, 10:48 AM   #100
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Well took her for a shake down this morning. She definitely has more pep. There is a definite improvement in sound at WOT. I monitored some of the IAT with my scanner (it does Live Data) and while it's not ridiculously hot at idle it'll be 20*-30* over ambient temp. It drops to about 10*-15* at throttle. Definitely free flowing.

SOTP or Butt Dyno says it's an improvement . I'm still interested in the JacFab Cold Rush when it comes out. Depending on power and price I may buy that and sell the ADM.

All in all I'll give the ADM an 8/10. Definitely better than my past experience with K&N on the S10's.

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