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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-07-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Armyavi8r
One installation concern I'm trying to get...

One installation concern I'm trying to get answers on is the placement of the transmission cooler- right in front of the Vararam scoop. Seems like that would rob it of the ram air it's designed to...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-07-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Armyavi8r
Transmission Cooler Placement w/ Vararam

Hi! I recently had several mods done. One was a Derale transmission cooler, which was installed right in front of the Vararam scoop, rather than lower down in front of the radiator. Seems like that...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-07-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Armyavi8r
Totally agree. Thanks, so far it's been fun...

Totally agree. Thanks, so far it's been fun seeing all this through. Driving it is just phenomenal fun.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-06-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Armyavi8r
Of course, if the numbers had been better I'd...

Of course, if the numbers had been better I'd probably be singing a different tune, LoL:thumbup:
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-06-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Armyavi8r
Build Update. Ok, all the work is done,...

Build Update.

Ok, all the work is done, tuned and running great!!! Dyno numbers were definitely underwhelming (435 / 404) which was very surprising; really thought it would have hit 450 at a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-06-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Build Update. Ok, all the work is done,...

Build Update.

Ok, all the work is done, tuned and running great!!! Dyno numbers were definitely underwhelming (435 / 404) which was very surprising; really thought it would have hit 450 at a...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-27-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Well she's all done and ready for the dyno. GPI...

Well she's all done and ready for the dyno. GPI is in the process of moving their operation down the road to a newer, better location. They were moving the dyno equipment yesterday and today so my...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-25-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Update. Most of the work is complete. GPI...

Update. Most of the work is complete. GPI machinists finishing up the cylinder heads, should be done today so dyno tomorrow or Friday. Last chance to guess WHP on the poll! Just a recap of what was...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-13-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Armyavi8r
I've flown Chinooks, Sherpas, Citations and now...

I've flown Chinooks, Sherpas, Citations and now Lakotas.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-13-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Armyavi8r
I'm planning to pick up on the 31st. Might be...

I'm planning to pick up on the 31st. Might be done sooner, but they are also in the middle of moving to their new location a few miles away, so we'll see how it goes.
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-13-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Armyavi8r
Ok, she's in GPI's capable hands now :thumbup:

Ok, she's in GPI's capable hands now :thumbup:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-13-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Ok, She's in GPI's capable hands now :thumbup:

Ok, She's in GPI's capable hands now :thumbup:
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-06-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Armyavi8r
Parts awaiting the big day. Friday the 13th, LoL.

Parts awaiting the big day. Friday the 13th, LoL.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-04-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Stopped in GPI today- James says they sell a lot...

Stopped in GPI today- James says they sell a lot of the Powerbond 25% UDPs to 10/11 owners and they just don't see any issues coming back regarding engine cooling or battery charging, etc. However...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-03-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Makes a lot of sense. I'm going to swing by GPI...

Makes a lot of sense. I'm going to swing by GPI tomorrow and will discuss. I appreciate the input. I like the idea of reducing the hp tax, but 10% might be better for a daily driver as you say....
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-03-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Are you running a bigger cam at all? That mpg is...

Are you running a bigger cam at all? That mpg is what I'm running now. CAI, LTH and tune actually increased it slightly. Wondering what the SS3 cam will do to it, LoL.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-03-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
I'm interested to learn why. Is it just too much...

I'm interested to learn why. Is it just too much to take away from the accessories? Batter charging issue?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-03-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Who has thoughts on the daily drivability of this...

Who has thoughts on the daily drivability of this build? I know a lot of that will depend on the tune, but just curious about any issues you may see with the components. I appreciate the info on the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-30-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
Anyone use Grundy? I'm reading that they aren't...

Anyone use Grundy? I'm reading that they aren't as hardover on annual mileage.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-29-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
Most people I conferred with recommended it. Your...

Most people I conferred with recommended it. Your thoughts?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-28-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
Do you have storage or mileage...

Do you have storage or mileage limitations/restrictions?
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-28-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
So, interesting you say that. After 15+ years...

So, interesting you say that. After 15+ years with USAA, and after I shopped around for insurance on my SS, I got a quote from GEICO on the rest of our cars and sure enough, I've been getting...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-27-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
Hagerty for the win! Very reasonable quote with...

Hagerty for the win! Very reasonable quote with enough coverage for my mods! Thanks for the lead!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-27-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
I have USAA and they aren't interested in...

I have USAA and they aren't interested in covering modifications. I ran a Hagerty quote; I'll try Geico too and see what I get. Thanks!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-27-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
I ran a quote. Not too bad, might give them a...

I ran a quote. Not too bad, might give them a call. Thank you!
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-27-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,030
Posted By Armyavi8r
Insurance for Modified Cars

Hi Camaro nation,

I'm looking for recommendations for primary or supplemental auto insurance that covers performance modifications. I'm sure this has come up in a forum, but I was unable to find...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 07-26-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,968
Posted By Armyavi8r
New badge in anticipation of what's to come in...

New badge in anticipation of what's to come in two weeks. Stopped by GPI today, they are getting ready to move to their new location. Current shop has no AC :mad0259:
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-26-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Armyavi8r
New badge in anticipation of what's to come in...

New badge in anticipation of what's to come in two weeks. Stopped by GPI today, they are getting ready to move to their new location. Current shop has no AC:mad0259:
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-22-2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Armyavi8r
Thanks Joe, your car is beautiful!

Thanks Joe, your car is beautiful!
Forum: Member Car Journals 07-21-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Armyavi8r
GPI Build Journey

Hi all. I wanted to provide a rundown of my experience with GPI and subsequent updates as the car goes in to their shop (at their new location) next month. I've been working with James who has been...
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