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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-16-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By alaskacamaro
With those listed mods the car is certainly...

With those listed mods the car is certainly streetable but you will need to learn to drive again, especially in parking lots. Like others have said, check maintence and springs.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-16-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By alaskacamaro
Mine started squealing after 1200 miles. Turned...

Mine started squealing after 1200 miles. Turned out the underpulley bent inward sometime after install and the tech was amazed the belt hadnít completely ripped or pulled off. Called SLP of course...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-12-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By alaskacamaro
I didnít. Just bought it from partstaxi and my...

I didnít. Just bought it from partstaxi and my tuner dropped the fuel tank to install it. From what I understand it drops right in where the SS pump was with zero mods. Iím sure the tune will...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 05-12-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By alaskacamaro
I just attended an Adamís clinic today with my...

I just attended an Adamís clinic today with my car club. The rep was talking about Adamís ceramic coating. I told everyone I put it on last July and it is still as shiny and durable as the day I...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 05-12-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By alaskacamaro
Op, get a good quality loud exhaust, the bushing...

Op, get a good quality loud exhaust, the bushing noise will go away and all you will hear is the sweet sweet sound of unrestictive engine. Like me. 😊
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-12-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By alaskacamaro
I run E-85 with a ZL1 pump. After talking with...

I run E-85 with a ZL1 pump. After talking with Dxtuning I was told a ZL1 pump will be fine for n/a applications and E-85.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 03-30-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By alaskacamaro
I would start with what your overall plans are...

I would start with what your overall plans are with the car, drag racing or road course. GPI offers a great heads and cam package that seems to offer great N/A gains for a decent price. U should...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-29-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By alaskacamaro
I too am curious. OP, do you drive your car year...

I too am curious. OP, do you drive your car year round? Are the roads salted heavily during the winter months?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-04-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By alaskacamaro
As others have stated, the ZL1 pump is a direct...

As others have stated, the ZL1 pump is a direct plug n play drop in so zero modifications are needed. It will work just fine for all but the most insane n/a builds and even be good for mild FI if...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 03-04-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By alaskacamaro
Stock injectors will not work as E-85 needs 30%...

Stock injectors will not work as E-85 needs 30% more fuel to make same power as 93 pump. DSX tuning has great info and parts for e-85 conversion. I saw 10whp and 20wtq increases with my setup after...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 02-10-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By alaskacamaro
At least you had fun. Some ppl make excuses for...

At least you had fun. Some ppl make excuses for losing. With almost 300whp more than you, a loss was pretty much a guarantee. Did you get to chat with the hellcat owner?
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 01-14-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By alaskacamaro
With your setup, youíll need to upgrade your...

With your setup, youíll need to upgrade your injectors and switch to a duel pump fuel system. Lines wonít be a problem..
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-24-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,821
Posted By alaskacamaro
Based on your mods list the dyno sheet looks...

Based on your mods list the dyno sheet looks normal (gains). 360-370 is normal in a stock l99. Bet the car response so much better too.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-24-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,737
Posted By alaskacamaro
From what I understand all SS 14 and 15 models...

From what I understand all SS 14 and 15 models switched to a ZL1 pump and electrical steering. Iím guessing Chevy wanted standardization after introducing the 1LE.

When I lived in Alaska I was...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-23-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,737
Posted By alaskacamaro
Maybe he meant 40whp total with all mods done,...

Maybe he meant 40whp total with all mods done, not just E85? I was told 10-15whp (e85) was a normal increase with my setup. The larger tq increase was due to the cam I think...

Also, it looks...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,737
Posted By alaskacamaro
Yep. Installed a dsx sensor and did a 93 pull...

Yep. Installed a dsx sensor and did a 93 pull before e85. Still at 470whp and 440wtq according to the tuner. Can switch between both but he recommended less than a 1/4 tank if I ever switch fuel. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-21-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,737
Posted By alaskacamaro
Moved to KY two summers ago. Retuned for 93 pump...

Moved to KY two summers ago. Retuned for 93 pump gas and dyno results were 470whp and 440wtq on a super hot and humid day.

Just did a E85 tune and gained 10whp and 20wtq. The car seems to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-04-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,148
Posted By alaskacamaro
Iíve heard itís a bit of an urban myth but does...

Iíve heard itís a bit of an urban myth but does your car drive smoother on E-85? Iím living in KY now so E-85 is everywhere. I know it doesnít dramatically increase hp and tq N/A but all I need it...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-03-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By alaskacamaro
Your going to be loud. LT+mufflerless exhaust is...

Your going to be loud. LT+mufflerless exhaust is going to create a lot noise. Cats may reduce somewhat but its the mufflers that reduce most of the noise. The only way to help with the noise is to...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-03-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,787
Posted By alaskacamaro
I have the same SW ZL1 retro on mine. hangers...

I have the same SW ZL1 retro on mine. hangers had to be adjusted a bit. Remember these were designed around the ZL1 diff, which is a bit beefer than the SS diff.. I get many compliments on this...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-20-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,094
Posted By alaskacamaro
The type R is an interesting car but like others...

The type R is an interesting car but like others have stated is really meant for tight autocross and roadcourses. Even a stock SS should have no trouble is a 1/4 mile. He may get a quicker launch...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 09-20-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,899
Posted By alaskacamaro
A stock c4 vs a modded 5th gen.... Isn't...

A stock c4 vs a modded 5th gen....

Isn't this kinda like a 30 year old getting in a boxing ring with a 65 year old and feeling good that you won?
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-14-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By alaskacamaro
Each system has pros and cons. TT makes more...

Each system has pros and cons. TT makes more efficient power at higher ranges but cost more. SC can make those goals but may require forging internals and additional upgrades. Most street focused...
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 05-14-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,082
Posted By alaskacamaro
Unless the driver has very very little...

Unless the driver has very very little experience, no. GTR's have extremely efficient trans and suspension. Usually you will need quite a bit more hp to beat one. Of course, there is only one way...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-02-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By alaskacamaro
Did you get an aftermarket clutch installed? ...

Did you get an aftermarket clutch installed? They will sometimes rattle a little at idle. If not, take it back to your installer so they can hear it. Maybe cam vibration shook something loose.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 04-13-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,810
Posted By alaskacamaro
Make a COPO street legal..... Kudos for...

Make a COPO street legal.....

Kudos for Dodge on a purposely built, street legal drag car but I still enjoy a more well rounded vehicle, works well on street, strip and road course.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-10-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,633
Posted By alaskacamaro
Aaaannnnyyway.... Back to the topic.. ...

Aaaannnnyyway....

Back to the topic..

Plastidip works great for small pieces of the car but I do not recommend it for the entire car. I had my entire Audi A6 done and even with proper...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-02-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
Posted By alaskacamaro
Even with a large aggressive cam and LT, getting...

Even with a large aggressive cam and LT, getting even to 500whp is going to be tough, especially in a L99. Also you will suffer some drive-ability with the larger cams. There are a few members on...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 12-29-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,893
Posted By alaskacamaro
I would take the vehicle back to the dealer, show...

I would take the vehicle back to the dealer, show the service manager the issue and have the issue resolved. Like most stated you should not be shaking and chattering the a clutch replacement.
Forum: Chevy Camaro vs... 12-29-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,609
Posted By alaskacamaro
With the S4 gearbox and AWD he should get a jump...

With the S4 gearbox and AWD he should get a jump on you but you will eventually overtake him.
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