Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
BeckyD@RodgersChevrolet
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 08-04-2010, 11:07 PM   #341
Z Madness
 
Z Madness's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010, 2000, 1971 Camaros
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 535
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dyk-NO View Post
What your next step after this Z? and your target hp?
Boost controller and meth/water kit to run low boost/high boost, probably 5 and 8 psi. Hopefully that gets me to the 400 rwhp. Then, might add short-tube headers with the Solo Hi Flow Cats. Still debating on that though since that would be another $1500! I was thinking about polishing the intake manifold but waiting to hear the results from BMWdon and others. I'll be pretty happy with 400 rwhp and probably just add some gearing and figure that should keep up with most of the NA V-8's out there. Just having fun with the V-6! 1LS ftw.....
Z Madness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 03:11 AM   #342
Dyk-NO
Trust me I'm a Scientist.
 
Drives: My wifey ;P
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 1,114
Quote:
Originally Posted by Z Madness View Post
I'll be pretty happy with 400 rwhp and probably just add some gearing and figure that should keep up with most of the NA V-8's out there. Just having fun with the V-6! 1LS ftw.....
__________________
"From ZERO to a Tire-Burning HERO!"

Mods: RotoFab CAI, SW Headers, HiFlo Cats, Borla Atak Catback, Nightfury Cam, Ported Heads,Intake,TB, melling pump, Morosso Oil Separator.
Dyk-NO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 09:13 AM   #343
LosingReality
 
LosingReality's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaro LS
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Columbus GA
Posts: 354
Quote:
Originally Posted by Z Madness View Post
I would assume so.

As far as cost to install, I did it myself in my little garage. So I can attest that it can be done (but I would suggest a second pair of hands). But, if you can get it installed for $6700 including the kit ($5,995), I would say that's a great deal. It would be worth $800 to get it done by a shop that will back up their install. Can you believe I paid $500+ bucks just shipping to Hawaii!

Wow, I used to live on Oahu.....Military guy, so you probably hate me. Just messing with ya.

$500 shipping is rediculous.....So you pretty much DID pay to have it installed then lol.

Do you NEED the meth kit to run it at the boost your running it at right? Basically asking if i got this installed would I NEED the meth kit?
LosingReality is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 10:32 AM   #344
PoorMansCamaro



 
PoorMansCamaro's Avatar
 
Drives: Really Slow
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 55,212
i'm pretty sure the answer is no, on the meth kit. i think he just wants to get his car at 400rwhp with it.
__________________
PoorMansCamaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 10:57 AM   #345
Mach

 
Mach's Avatar
 
Drives: White M6 1LT RS
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Canton, MI
Posts: 1,676
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoorMansCamaro View Post
i'm pretty sure the answer is no, on the meth kit. i think he just wants to get his car at 400rwhp with it.
__________________
Pfadt Sway Bars - FE3 Suspension - Barton Shifter - IdealG's Clutch Master Cylinder - Trifecta - Vmax TB - Vararam Intake - MACE 25mm Insulator - Plenum Insulator - Ported/Gasket Matched Intake Manifold - Rx Catchcan - AAC DRL's - 4 Pack Aux Gauges - Steering Controls - AAC Afterburners - DIY Led Sidemarkers - ZL1 Front End

Next mod: Done!
Mach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 11:16 AM   #346
LosingReality
 
LosingReality's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaro LS
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Columbus GA
Posts: 354
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoorMansCamaro View Post
i'm pretty sure the answer is no, on the meth kit. i think he just wants to get his car at 400rwhp with it.
Mybe im not even sure what a meth kit does....Its for cooling no?
LosingReality is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 11:22 AM   #347
FloydSummerOf68
 
FloydSummerOf68's Avatar
 
Drives: Corvette
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Houston
Posts: 145
Yeah, a meth kit cools the intake charge and you can reliably run higher PSI.
FloydSummerOf68 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 11:26 AM   #348
PoorMansCamaro



 
PoorMansCamaro's Avatar
 
Drives: Really Slow
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 55,212
Quote:
Originally Posted by LosingReality View Post
Mybe im not even sure what a meth kit does....Its for cooling no?
I'm not too familiar with meth kits. i'm sure Z can fill us in with more detail. But i think what it does is reduce air inlet temps, increase charge density, helps safely run higher boost pressure, and suppress detonation which will allow the utilization of more timing and boost. If that makes any sense to you. lol
__________________
PoorMansCamaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2010, 12:55 PM   #349
LosingReality
 
LosingReality's Avatar
 
Drives: Camaro LS
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Columbus GA
Posts: 354
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoorMansCamaro View Post
I'm not too familiar with meth kits. i'm sure Z can fill us in with more detail. But i think what it does is reduce air inlet temps, increase charge density, helps safely run higher boost pressure, and suppress detonation which will allow the utilization of more timing and boost. If that makes any sense to you. lol

Yep, kinda like overclocking a computer? More heat produces needs more cooling.
LosingReality is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2010, 09:23 PM   #350
Double G
Houston Boy
 
Drives: Inferno Orange V6 2010 Camaro
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Houston
Posts: 38
So I'm kinda curious, how many of you guys out there have the BA STS V6 Camaro?
Double G is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 11:54 PM   #351
jon6.0
Going for Plaid
 
jon6.0's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 C6
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 885
I had a STS kit on an Avalanche. I had erratic boost when I used the compressor housing as a wastegate reference. When I referenced it to the manifold it held steady. I also had the wastegate going to atmosphere and not back in to the exhaust.
__________________
2014 ZL1, manual trans, carbon hood insert, Rotofab, Pacesetter 1 7/8" headers, 1" drop BMR springs, stock pulleys, 91 octane tune, 545rwhp & 515rwtq

Serviced and modded by Cordes Performance.

2011 C6, 750rwhp, forged LS3, ported LSA heads, Vortech Ti-trim, 227/243 115+4 Lunati cam, ported LS3 intake, Alky Control methanol, Pfadt sways/shocks/trans mounts, Pfadt tri-y headers(Sold 6/28/14)
jon6.0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2010, 09:32 PM   #352
Agent Atomic Orange
 
Agent Atomic Orange's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro LS IOM M6
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 258
Quote:
Originally Posted by Double G View Post
So I'm kinda curious, how many of you guys out there have the BA STS V6 Camaro?
I saw one today being installed at MTI Racing, in Atlanta. Kevin says that are going to dyno it this week and post some pics.
__________________
_____________________________________________


Airaid CAI (V2 Tube)/ Flowmaster American Thunder/ Barton Shifter Kit/ Hotchkis Sport Sway Bars/ Hotchkis Sport Springs/ AAC Lights/ GM Trim Kit/ Tint/ Pioneer Premier Champion Series Sub/ Pioneer 1500 Watt Amp
Agent Atomic Orange is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 02:52 AM   #353
SlyJester7
SoCal HT5 *COTW 8/26/13*
 
SlyJester7's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 SS/RS LS3
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: So Cal
Posts: 1,047
Quote:
Originally Posted by Agent Atomic Orange View Post
I saw one today being installed at MTI Racing, in Atlanta. Kevin says that are going to dyno it this week and post some pics.
niiice
__________________
SlyJester7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 09:15 AM   #354
jim505
 
Drives: 2010 Red V6 STS Turbo Installed
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Franklin, NC
Posts: 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by Agent Atomic Orange View Post
I saw one today being installed at MTI Racing, in Atlanta. Kevin says that are going to dyno it this week and post some pics.
That's my car, hopefully picking it up tomorrow. I have some pics and videos. I might start a new thread after the dyno today.

Jim
jim505 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 09:28 AM   #355
67 GTO
13.453 @ 101.90
 
67 GTO's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2LT Rally Yellow
Join Date: May 2009
Location: SE Pa.
Posts: 1,877
Quote:
Originally Posted by jim505 View Post
That's my car, hopefully picking it up tomorrow. I have some pics and videos. I might start a new thread after the dyno today.

Jim
Very nice! Can you tell us total cost of kit and install? Thanks.
__________________


GMPP exhaust/JBA shorties/Vararam CAI/VMax TB/SLP Pulley/VMax IM isolator/MACE Ported IM +Plenum Spacer/IPF Tuned
67 GTO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 09:34 AM   #356
mattmiller85
 
mattmiller85's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro LS 6-speed ABM
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by jim505 View Post
That's my car, hopefully picking it up tomorrow. I have some pics and videos. I might start a new thread after the dyno today.

Jim
mattmiller85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 10:36 AM   #357
Blade


 
Blade's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro 2SS SIM RS
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Charlotte
Posts: 4,624
Send a message via AIM to Blade
Quote:
Originally Posted by jim505 View Post
That's my car, hopefully picking it up tomorrow. I have some pics and videos. I might start a new thread after the dyno today.

Jim
Absolutely, I need to find Franklin, I wonder how close it is to Charlotte
__________________
Blade is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Updated - Twins almost here! - STS (Twin Turbo) Camaro SS 5th Gen SS Forced Induction - V8 249 08-19-2012 10:45 PM
Granatelli / Turbo Tech Twin Bottom Mount Turbo Systems Granatelli Forced Induction 20 11-30-2010 07:47 PM
Why TT over SC? Jefe's SS Forced Induction - V8 10 10-02-2010 04:14 AM
STS Remote Mount Turbo Kit for V6 ZNOLMT Forced Induction - V6 102 06-09-2010 01:18 PM
ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE* TURBO Camaro SS -- 750hp Custom Single Turbo Kit (T04Z) Ultimate Performance Forced Induction - V8 496 10-11-2009 02:29 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:33 AM.


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