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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions Today, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Benman
:dnftt: NUG POT strikes again

:dnftt:

NUG POT strikes again
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-12-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By Benman
Hands down the most cost effective smog legal way...

Hands down the most cost effective smog legal way to get extra horsepower is N2O, a properly installed and regulated system will net more bang for the buck than anything else.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-11-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22,728
Views: 4,411,958
Posted By Benman
Looking sharp. Are those the original wheel,s...

Looking sharp.
Are those the original wheel,s they don't appear to still be the midnight silver that was part of the RS package.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-10-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,060
Posted By Benman
Op seems eerily familiar, could it be? NAH surely...

Op seems eerily familiar, could it be? NAH surely not
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-09-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Benman
I don't recall ever seeing Camaros or Mootangs...

I don't recall ever seeing Camaros or Mootangs race in NASCAR in the 1960's. The rules from that era dictated the use of Full size SEDAN cars. Chevy used Chevelles, Ford use Torinos, Dodge used...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-08-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Benman
By the traditions of NASCAR, the Camaro never...

By the traditions of NASCAR, the Camaro never belonged on the circuit anyway. NASCAR forgot where it came from and has a product no one want anymore.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-08-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By Benman
Exactly what I would do, if you find it have a...

Exactly what I would do, if you find it have a different lift than stock, then you would want to take a look at the end of the camshaft itself, should be some info there to find the specs, and who...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-02-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Benman
I have my diff apart now, the seals have a lip to...

I have my diff apart now, the seals have a lip to install against, so careful alignment, then, working around the perimeter of the seal with a rubber mallet, tap in against lip in the case. You might...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-01-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Benman
↑ definitely↑ 4.125" x 4.125" x 4.125"...

↑ definitely↑

4.125" x 4.125" x 4.125" x.7854 x 8 = 441 CI
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 07-01-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Benman
If you get the Darton sleeves put in the block...

If you get the Darton sleeves put in the block you can use a 4.125" stroke crank. Texas speed has brand new blocks outright for about $3100 with the sleeves installed and all the machine work done....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-01-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,324
Posted By Benman
IF you have to replace a rod the oil pan will...

IF you have to replace a rod the oil pan will have to come off, which can't be done in the car unless you cut the cross bar out that sits right under the pan. The is a forum member I think that makes...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-01-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Benman
993705 The right one in the picture is the...

993705
The right one in the picture is the passenger side.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-01-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Benman
In what way does it look different? The...

In what way does it look different? The passengers side axle is bigger diameter than the drivers side, not sure how much but there is a difference from driver side to passenger side.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-01-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,324
Posted By Benman
I think the only part you might have damage would...

I think the only part you might have damage would be a connecting rod. There is nothing that would have bent a valve, or a pushrod. It would have taken a valve contacting a piston while the vale was...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 06-27-2019, 01:54 PM
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Views: 719,265
Posted By Benman
993108

993108
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-26-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Benman
Popularity of a model will have some effect on...

Popularity of a model will have some effect on resale value. Some folks factor in what friends/coworkers will think about what they drive, nothing wrong with using sales figures to help determine...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-25-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Benman
I wish I could advise you on this, maybe next...

I wish I could advise you on this, maybe next week I can since I will be pulling my diff out for a complete rebuild and going to 3.91 gears. From what the seals look like, I think it will be a simple...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-25-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,680
Posted By Benman
It's likely you will actually see an increase in...

It's likely you will actually see an increase in top speed, the theoretical top speed at max rpm from an M6 car is unrealistic at like 268 mph. With more gear to help overcome aerodynamic forces I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-24-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By Benman
Best of luck in your travels.

Best of luck in your travels.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 06-24-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Benman
I recently installed headers on my 2013 w/87,000...

I recently installed headers on my 2013 w/87,000 miles on it, no issues with any broken bolts.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 06-23-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Benman
Smith Brothers makes a good bushed set up, but...

Smith Brothers makes a good bushed set up, but uses pressed fit bushing, I went with CHE, theirs are full floating and super easy to install.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 06-23-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Benman
Are you M6 or auto transmission? If you’re not...

Are you M6 or auto transmission? If you’re not planning on going to the drag strip and launching really hard with sticky tires then you can just install the 3.91 gears and use a LPW diff cover. That...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By Benman
I understand your thoughts on chrome for newer...

I understand your thoughts on chrome for newer cars, I personally like something more along the lines of the Midnight Silver? on my RS wheels versus straight out chrome. One thing I think in fugly as...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By Benman
I think the blacked out look is so over used...

I think the blacked out look is so over used these days, besides it makes the visuals all blend together producing a bland finished product. I also think maybe us older guys just prefer more "pop" on...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By Benman
+1, but it does seem the current fad, to each...

+1, but it does seem the current fad, to each their own.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-21-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,245
Posted By Benman
Welcome to the forum, post some pics of the parts...

Welcome to the forum, post some pics of the parts in question, somebody here can probably identify them on site. Hope you enjoy the ride.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-20-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Benman
Is this what you are talking about? ...

Is this what you are talking about?
https://vararam-com.myshopify.com/products/2012-15-v8-camaro-ss-ram-air
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-20-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 986
Posted By Benman
My last Bodied drag only car was a '70 Duster,...

My last Bodied drag only car was a '70 Duster, 440 factory based engine with mechanical roller, 906 ported heads, Rons Alky fuel injection with twin throttle bodies mounted on tunnel ram intake, 14.5...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 06-19-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Benman
Sorry for the delayed response, I just now saw...

Sorry for the delayed response, I just now saw this, I got my gear from Rons machining service thru EBay. Good luck with you new set up.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-19-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By Benman
Chevy changed the rear ends I think beginning...

Chevy changed the rear ends I think beginning with the '16's, but there are locators nation wide that will have the unit (used) you are looking for. I would inquire about have your rear end rebuilt....
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