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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-25-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
1039027 What Katech wrote about was with OEM...

1039027
What Katech wrote about was with OEM springs. Not lowering springs.
The pic Katech took Shows a shorter threaded end. Which would totally preload the spring more. The pic I took my...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-24-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
They are not supposed to be progressive. They are...

They are not supposed to be progressive. They are SPO77R. 1.25 drop. I think other BMR springs would have been much better since there is so much positive feed back about them on this forum. I just...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-24-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
A couple of people messaged me questions so I...

A couple of people messaged me questions so I thought I would provide some feedback. The installation is good and bushings are timed correctly. I retimed a couple of times actually just to be sure....
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-03-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
I loosened everything in the rear on an alignment...

I loosened everything in the rear on an alignment rack. Hung on the car and "jounced" the suspension a bit. When I loosened the upper control arm, the one that looks like a boomerang, the car...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-29-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
Didnít do it tonight. My kid had graduation stuff...

Didnít do it tonight. My kid had graduation stuff going on. But I will Monday hopefully. I was going to do it on an alignment rack instead with a pole jack.

Katech knows there stuff. Iíve...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-29-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
I'll pull it in real quick tonight if the...

I'll pull it in real quick tonight if the alignment racks aren't busy and do it and see. Hopefully.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-29-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By dfwRobert
Rides terrible with new Springs/Struts.

So I finally replaced my springs and struts. I said I wouldn't pull the trigger on anything until the road construction was complete on my commute and it's done thankfully.

I went with Bilstein...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-29-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By dfwRobert
Magic ball says throw out bearing. I have the...

Magic ball says throw out bearing. I have the same thing going on. I'm going to just roll with it til it gets worse and see. Right now it barely noticeable.

This will be the second throw out...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-07-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,579
Posted By dfwRobert
I know itís an old thread but I caught a Scat...

I know itís an old thread but I caught a Scat pack charger the other day. One time I let him get a run on me a little. I stopped it and passed him.

2011 SS manual, 3.91s, headers, tune, cold air...
Forum: USA - Texas 12-03-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By dfwRobert
Head north on Dallas north tollway Monday night???

Any of you in a red 1le headed north on DNT Monday night about 7pm. Long shot I know but still. Nice looking car. I was in the black SS.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 10-16-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By dfwRobert
Driveshaft u-joints???

Never mind. Kinda found my answer. Our u-joints are staked instead of held in with the old plastic stuff or clips. The joints themselves I am guess are pretty available it is just how they are...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,395
Posted By dfwRobert
I donít know what happened to JPSS or Pete. But...

I donít know what happened to JPSS or Pete. But remember the Z28 light kit. Part of the deal with putting Z28 springs on 1le struts was the rear z28 springs were too short supposedly. Pete said they...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-23-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,395
Posted By dfwRobert
Thanks for responding. In your pics it looks...

Thanks for responding. In your pics it looks like the bottom perch is mounted correctly in relation to the bottom of the shock where the bolt goes through. It is the threaded part up top where the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 08-22-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,395
Posted By dfwRobert
What upper shock mount was used. Base SS, 1LE or...

What upper shock mount was used. Base SS, 1LE or something else.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 11-11-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By dfwRobert
Driveshaft u joint at the center support bearing!...

Driveshaft u joint at the center support bearing!

So I replaced the engine mounts a few weeks ago. The Z28 ones looked identical to my SS ones. The drivers side was totally shot. Collapsed down...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-19-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By dfwRobert
Quick update, I found a small leak from the...

Quick update, I found a small leak from the drivers side engine mount. It is that blackish kinda looks purple hydraulic oil that drys up and is not really wet. I think that is why I didn't notice...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-04-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By dfwRobert
Still no update really. I have had it on the...

Still no update really. I have had it on the lift 3 different times now checking. I've had the trans cross member out and all looks good. The trans mount looks pretty good. I lifted the trans up...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-04-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,300
Posted By dfwRobert
This! Also everyone on this forum is hard...

This!

Also everyone on this forum is hard core about upgrading the rear end and axles. The Zl1 stuff is $$$, it's really heavy and there are no gears available for it. Also if you beef up the...
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-31-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By dfwRobert
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4s4m0ith0ysqg1l/right%20...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/4s4m0ith0ysqg1l/right%20after%20restart.txt%20right%20after%20restart?dl=0
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-31-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By dfwRobert
Ignore ignore Ignore

Ignore ignore Ignore
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-30-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By dfwRobert
Deleted. Just a test. Thanks

Deleted. Just a test. Thanks
Forum: Site Related Announcements / Suggestions / Feedback / Questions 08-30-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By dfwRobert
just a test, ignore

just a test for some nerd stuff, please iggy!
Thanks
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-23-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By dfwRobert
It’s gotta be a mount. I was driving around...

It’s gotta be a mount. I was driving around fiddling with it and notice a few things. The shifter moves back a lot when braking in neutral. The harder I brake the more it moves. If the shifter is...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-23-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By dfwRobert
Clunk when braking (not rear diff clunk)

I have a clunking when braking mostly but also when accelerating. It is NOT diff clunk. Let me say I have had a full Prothane bushing kit out back including the diff bushings for over 2 years now. ...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-28-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,499
Posted By dfwRobert
Looks perfect.

Looks perfect.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-09-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,499
Posted By dfwRobert
Sounds reasonable. I was getting worried with...

Sounds reasonable. I was getting worried with all the 3rd cnc machine talk!



I think there is a mid market though. The MGW is nice but it is expensive. The stock shifter is fine. It is the...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-08-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,499
Posted By dfwRobert
I'm ready let us know.

I'm ready let us know.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-05-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,499
Posted By dfwRobert
Bump

Bump
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-01-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 17,499
Posted By dfwRobert
Cool, exactly the type of thing I was looking...

Cool, exactly the type of thing I was looking for. Please update when it is ready.

Noise and vibes are not an issue in a DD for me. My wife's hates riding in my car so it's usually just me. Plus...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 08-30-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,956
Posted By dfwRobert
I sit in a lot of traffic. Some barely rolling...

I sit in a lot of traffic. Some barely rolling for over a mile. When I drive a manual I am fine. When I drive my wife's car which is an auto my right leg hurts. It seems like I am constantly...
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