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Old 11-02-2013, 10:19 AM   #26
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No. The L99 cars dyno at about 330-340 stock. The LS3 SS is around 370 at the wheels.
just dynode my LS3. it made 365/388
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:41 PM   #27
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:10 PM   #28
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Big Dame,

I sent my car to Nickey Chicago. I have an LS-3 that started out as a Stage II
naturally aspirated with aprox. 600HP at the fly wheel. I sent it back and had a Maggie SC installed. With other goodies, it made 655 RWHP and 600 ft lbs. torq.
They are very knowledgeable and can answer any questions you might have.
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:45 PM   #29
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You've made your car gain maybe 10 HP with the cold sir intake. The cat-back system only makes noise and will just embarrass you when someone wants you to back that sound up.

Think VERY hard about wanting 600 HP. If you really wanted that, you should have bought a ZL1. Nobody wants 600 HP unless they want to play. Put sticky tires on 600 HP and your stock tranny might be up to it for a SHORT time. Your axles are DEFINATELY not up to it.

You're talking $10,000+ to have a 600 HP car that will not break. That figure is on the LOW side if you do the work yourself. Given the questions you asked, it sounds like you a little new to the HP game. $6000 for a huffer if YOU install it. A converter and tranny upgrade is about $2500 to get it done. Suspension/subframe mods can run you $3000 to get done. $1500 for gears plus $1600 for axles installed. Then you need wheels and sticky tires if you wanna play.

The ZL1 sounds better all the time doesn't it? If not, get quality long tubes, a cam, a converter, gears, and beef up your suspension for under$10K. Have fun without buying another car or breaking the bank.

NOBODY ever had a 600 HP car just to look and sound good as they WILL have to nut up at some point. Blowing up your stack drivetrain and twisting the subframe all to hell would get REAL expensive.

Start with good headers, gears, and a quality tune. Maybe some trailing arms, to go with the sticky tires. It will be a hoot of a Camaro to drive and your bank account will love it. Later on....maybe do the converter and cam.
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:58 PM   #30
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just dynode my LS3. it made 365/388
With 1400 miles on the clock, my 2014 LS3 dyno'd at (APEX Chase was on the money!) 370/364 on a humid Texas July morning just recently.

My signature shows what a quality exhaust and tune did for it...even with the stock airbox and in the afternoon heat and humidity. Just a hair under 40 RWHP is fine numbers for an exhaust upgrade.

I may do the clutch and sticky tires before going to a new bumpstick. Pushin' a car (for any distance) because you burned up a clutch, really sucks and shows poor planning. I learned that lesson the hard way, in 1969.
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Old 08-03-2014, 07:50 PM   #31
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600 HP



Did all the work myself with a lot of advice from Ted Jannetty @ Jannetty Enterprise

46,000 on my ls3 works fine Jannetty does the remote tune ...no need to take your car.









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Old 08-04-2014, 01:14 AM   #32
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With full bolt-ons, a blower, a cam and some other goodies, I'm at 600 rwhp. Nothing has broken yet (knock on wood). I probably won't run it down the track anymore. Without real drag tires, it just spins and spins. With stickies, I'd be worried about hooking too hard and breaking things. To top it off, I'm sure I'd need a roll cage, which is something I don't want to deal with. The car still has great street manners.
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Old 08-04-2014, 08:42 PM   #33
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roll bar/cage

The NHRA’s annual round of rule amendments to be included in the 2013 rulebook include a wide range of changes across every category in the sport, but one in particular is of rather great significance to street legal drag racers and the enthusiast community as a whole.
Recognizing the safety-inspired design and construction of today’s late model vehicles, the NHRA has actually rescinded its previous guidelines for street vehicles running 9.99 to 11.49 that required the use of a roll cage or roll bar, now permitting unaltered, 2008 and later model hard top vehicles to compete as they come from the factory without the addition of said roll bar/cage. The amendment, as its phrased in the NHRA’s 2012 to 2013 amendment document states:
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Old 08-04-2014, 09:21 PM   #34
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The NHRA’s annual round of rule amendments to be included in the 2013 rulebook include a wide range of changes across every category in the sport, but one in particular is of rather great significance to street legal drag racers and the enthusiast community as a whole.
Recognizing the safety-inspired design and construction of today’s late model vehicles, the NHRA has actually rescinded its previous guidelines for street vehicles running 9.99 to 11.49 that required the use of a roll cage or roll bar, now permitting unaltered, 2008 and later model hard top vehicles to compete as they come from the factory without the addition of said roll bar/cage. The amendment, as its phrased in the NHRA’s 2012 to 2013 amendment document states:
Cool. Did not know that.
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