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Old 08-05-2009, 10:32 AM   #1
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Old 08-05-2009, 11:56 AM   #2
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That sounds promising! I couldn't find any numbers yet on their website, but I'll definitely keep an eye on that.
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Old 08-05-2009, 12:24 PM   #3
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been out a while.. I have it in my car with a cam
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Old 08-05-2009, 01:27 PM   #4
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been out a while.. I have it in my car with a cam
And?

Do you see/feel the gains they advertise?
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Old 08-05-2009, 01:32 PM   #5
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No shit man, where you been hiding? Get this word out.
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Old 08-05-2009, 04:38 PM   #6
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We are just wrapping up our first L99 cam install right now, the black spacer is the only thing used in the kit, the rest of the components are tools used to install it.
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Old 08-05-2009, 05:14 PM   #7
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how much for the kit installed and does it void the warranty?
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Old 08-05-2009, 05:15 PM   #8
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And?

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I did headers and converter at the same time, so yeah its way faster.. just waiting to get to the track and see, don't have much time these days. The converter will show less power on the dyno, so dyno #'s don't mean much after a converter is installed, best is to tune the car for air/fuel and transmision... and then go to the track.

So its all tuned and ready to go, just when I get a chance
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how much for the kit installed and does it void the warranty?
Yes it will void your warranty. Your removing internals from the motor and replacing them with aftermarket parts that are designed to be more violent on the valve train. So yes warranty voided because you (not gm) opened up the motor and because you (not gm) replaced a major engine component with an aftermarket part.
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:09 PM   #10
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been out a while.. I have it in my car with a cam
yeah I know. But it seemed a lot of people were unaware of them so I thought I'd post it.
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:22 PM   #11
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Glad you did, If I go this route I'm just going to do a cam and get rid of the vvt swap out cam/phaser. I'd like to make my L99 as close to a LS3 as I can, not changing pistons but the cam is on the to do list.
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Old 08-06-2009, 04:00 PM   #12
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Has Comp published the gains they've been able to produce on the L99? I didn't see anything on their website.
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Glad you did, If I go this route I'm just going to do a cam and get rid of the vvt swap out cam/phaser. I'd like to make my L99 as close to a LS3 as I can, not changing pistons but the cam is on the to do list.
if you are going to do that, swap out the lifters at the same time as half of the lifters in the L99 are different than the LS3 lifters. check my Cam info sticky for a couple pictures of the L99 lifter
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Has Comp published the gains they've been able to produce on the L99? I didn't see anything on their website.
I read in a article Comp Cams man said that they got a 70HP increase with a "cam only" change on the L92 6.2L truck engine. Stock was 400HP, 430 with headers and 500HP (engine dyno) with the largest one. Smaller cam had a 60HP gain the best I remember. VVT technology looks very promising.
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