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Old 08-02-2013, 02:35 PM   #26
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Seems like the cams for the LLT and LFX are different at the ends. Both sides are like this.

Hopefully we can get them sorted next week. Only got a year left on my probationary license until I can get myself a V8 unfortunately..

Ah ok we me its just bank 1 that doesn't fit. Different issue then.
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Old 08-02-2013, 07:13 PM   #27
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When did you get your cams? I've only recently got mine.
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Old 08-03-2013, 07:15 AM   #28
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When did you get your cams? I've only recently got mine.
I got mine the end of June directly from mace. It was my second set since I bought the original LLT cams last August
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Old 08-03-2013, 02:56 PM   #29
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They're sending you the most recent set now right? Did they say they've made a new set to address the fitting issue?
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:24 PM   #30
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What are the pros and what are the cons of cams? I know this is a noob question.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:58 PM   #31
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Turns out they're 0.8mm off...

Aftermarket cams make more power but the bigger you go the less drivable it gets on the street.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:59 PM   #32
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They're sending you the most recent set now right? Did they say they've made a new set to address the fitting issue?
I think esponda has a LLT.
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Well now I am wondering if I was actually sent and LFX set of cams and not the LLT
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:03 AM   #33
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Cams are in so hopefully we can start tuning next week if our new MAF pipe shows up. They are lumpy but my tuner thinks they'll sound even better after a tune haha
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Old 08-15-2013, 01:39 PM   #34
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Cams are in so hopefully we can start tuning next week if our new MAF pipe shows up. They are lumpy but my tuner thinks they'll sound even better after a tune haha
Pos a vid man, would love to hear how these sound
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Old 08-31-2013, 03:06 AM   #35
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EFI live seems to be the way to go with tuning these cams on the LFX.
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Old 08-31-2013, 03:48 PM   #36
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Is mace selling them now or just special order?
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Old 09-01-2013, 02:34 PM   #37
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EFI live seems to be the way to go with tuning these cams on the LFX.
That's good. Still waiting for the programmer off Steve though...

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Is mace selling them now or just special order?
Honestly, don't buy them unless they've been officially released. Saves both you and Mace hassles and money.
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Old 09-01-2013, 04:40 PM   #38
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Well then I guess I'm gonna wait some more. Hopefully they work this stuff out soon
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:51 PM   #39
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So after a few weeks we've finally got the software sorted and now we can use EFI Live's programmer with the car. We can get it on the dyno now

Power from the cams is anyone's guess at the moment.
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Old 09-07-2013, 01:44 AM   #40
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Have you driven if and felt a difference?
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Old 09-07-2013, 02:01 AM   #41
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Haven't driven it in almost a year mate. Not sure if I'd be able to tell anybody how the cams feel though. All I had on the car was an otr and remote tune before it left for cams and 3.7 diff gears.
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Old 09-07-2013, 04:18 AM   #42
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Man... There is people on this site that would start a lynch mob and go after the vendor that had their car for more than a couple months... Kudos to you for your patience and for being the guinea pig for the cams!
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:47 AM   #43
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Man... There is people on this site that would start a lynch mob and go after the vendor that had their car for more than a couple months... Kudos to you for your patience and for being the guinea pig for the cams!
What he said lol
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Surely you have a "before" dyno to compare to right? A good after dyno to compare is what we need to see. The tune will be key assuming the mechanics are correct.
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Old 09-07-2013, 03:41 PM   #45
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Man... There is people on this site that would start a lynch mob and go after the vendor that had their car for more than a couple months... Kudos to you for your patience and for being the guinea pig for the cams!
Well the thing is that there were so many delays that they gave me back my money so cams ended up being free.

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Surely you have a "before" dyno to compare to right? A good after dyno to compare is what we need to see. The tune will be key assuming the mechanics are correct.
Unfortunately not mate. There was an LLT with just a catback and otr that got 210rwkw after a dyno tune so I dare say mine would be a bit more than that because it was an auto. Not sure how much cams alone will get because I've also added downpipes with 200cpsi cats and the 3.7 diff gears will change the torque for sure.

I'm hoping we get over 230rwkw with all the mods. If not then I'll be really disappointed seeing how time this is taking.
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Old 09-09-2013, 03:50 AM   #46
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Got 205rwkw on it's first base run. Still plenty of tuning left to do and it looks promising at the moment.
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:21 PM   #47
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Hi Vong,

Congrats on being the first cammed LFX - I was there on the LLT almost a year ago, unfortunately still tuning on my side.

Out of curiosity, what's the duration on your cams?
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:00 PM   #48
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Thanks mate. Yeah that's a shame about yours, hopefully it gets sorted soon for you mate.

The grind is 210@.05 which I think is still the same as previous ones.

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Old 09-10-2013, 03:20 AM   #49
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Did another run today. 206rwkw on the conservative factory rev limit. With power still climbing to redline, there would still be another 5-10rwkw in it if the rev limit was increased. Tuning is being done on a Mainline Dyno so figures are low compared to other dyno's.

Tuning seems to be a pita, having to use 3 programs at once and software is still being written.
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Old 09-10-2013, 10:15 AM   #50
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Hi Guys, new to the forum. Looks like I will be the first LFX Camaro with Mace cams. Hopefully things will start "smoothing" out on the tuning soon. Any info on this cam swap will be much appreciated.

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