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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-17-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By hesster
It needs to be seated to function as intended. ...

It needs to be seated to function as intended. Should use some kind of tool like this to seat the bushing.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 06-10-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By hesster
My Setup - no rubbing, no issues other than a...

My Setup - no rubbing, no issues other than a little stiffer ride. Car has C/O's and lowered somewhat, esp cause the new tires are ~1/2" smaller diameter. Proper Stance and a good alignment (esp if...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 05-25-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By hesster
see post #9 ...

see post #9
https://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=574493
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-17-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,169
Posted By hesster
I'm thinking the stock air box is not ideal for a...

I'm thinking the stock air box is not ideal for a blower. The more air flow you can get is better. I liked the CAI with the optional air scoop, and washer bottle relocate. Set-up requires a...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-02-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By hesster
I run a Whipple, and went with the Clean Air/Oil...

I run a Whipple, and went with the Clean Air/Oil Separator, but the plumbing is basically the same.

Connect The Drivers Side PVC Valve Cover Connection to the Center Inlet of the Can. Disconnect...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-28-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By hesster
Great way to get precision alignment specs for...

Great way to get precision alignment specs for Camber and Caster. This of course requires a Alignment Tech willing to spend the time to dial it in, which is some trial and error. Mine are on BC...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-16-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By hesster
So, not to belabor things, how does one know if...

So, not to belabor things, how does one know if these TTA Fasteners are ALSO TTY and "should be replaced?

"You can identify a torque-to-yield or stretch-style fastener by the narrow shank just...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-16-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By hesster
Good articles. I simply made the decision to...

Good articles. I simply made the decision to replace all Torque and Angle Fasteners during my Suspension Build, assumed they stretched in some amount, yield point or not, and had piece of mind in...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-16-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By hesster
I think this is the part needed in the link. ...

I think this is the part needed in the link. These are technically TTY Bolts, which are recommended to be replaced and not reused since they are "stretched" when tightened down to achieve the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-14-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By hesster
Good approach. Plan, Plan, Plan, do it once...

Good approach. Plan, Plan, Plan, do it once correctly.
Some basic upgrade mods like Rear Cradle Bushings and Rear Arm bushings can address the worst aspect of these cars (wheel hop), but a...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-14-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By hesster
This BK031 is basically a complete BUSHING KIT,...

This BK031 is basically a complete BUSHING KIT, assuming you would not upgrade the Rear Toe Rod, LCA, and Trailing Arms with more beefy pieces, as the stock stuff is not exactly robust in design. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-10-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By hesster
In this link is a comprehensive build instruction...

In this link is a comprehensive build instruction including front and rear suspension. I "assume" most if not all of it applies to a 2015 (mine is a 2010). The whole TTY arguments are endless, but...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 04-10-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,625
Posted By hesster
Love Chrome - but it is not right for certain...

Love Chrome - but it is not right for certain applications like the Black out/Carbon theme with my car. Just saying...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 02-11-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,260
Posted By hesster
I get plenty of "likes" on my 2010. Careful...

I get plenty of "likes" on my 2010. Careful installation and proper wiring are key for reliability.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-09-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By hesster
Find myself in the garage a lot paying homage to...

Find myself in the garage a lot paying homage to my Whipple Blown Camaro and Bandit.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-20-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By hesster
Can't beat a Dealer alignment, worth the $$$ to...

Can't beat a Dealer alignment, worth the $$$ to align my car to the specs I wanted (aggressive street) - if you can find a GM willing to take the time. After a complete suspension thrash, I used a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 12-04-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By hesster
I had no issues. Did you install it in board of...

I had no issues. Did you install it in board of the frame rail enough? See the installed pic for positioning.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-19-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By hesster
My Opinion - VIS Racing, Siebon, Anderson...

My Opinion - VIS Racing, Siebon, Anderson Composites are the best. I got the VIS Terminator hood, it was "flawless" and bolted right on with little tweaking for flushness at the Fascia. Reused the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-13-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By hesster
good summary: ...

good summary:
https://www.hotrod.com/articles/hrdp-1106-fifth-gen-camaro-parts-failure/
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-09-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,782
Posted By hesster
OK - a few pics so as to not steal the thread. ...

OK - a few pics so as to not steal the thread.
One of (384) 1977 Y81 Special Editions made with Solid Roof, Pontiac 400ci, and 4 speed trans. Original owner.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 11-07-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,782
Posted By hesster
Stored the T/A a month ago, just yesterday for...

Stored the T/A a month ago, just yesterday for the Camaro.
First snow on the ground today, so good timing.
I jack up the car just enough to take some weight off of the tires, and use a simple...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-27-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,544
Posted By hesster
The way the Clutch let out at the top of pedal...

The way the Clutch let out at the top of pedal travel. 1st Mod I made was a Ram Clutch adjuster.
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 10-25-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,844
Posted By hesster
Custom Halo's, APR Splitter, Shark Tooth Grill,...

Custom Halo's, APR Splitter, Shark Tooth Grill, Mail slot Scanner Bar, Carbon Bow Tie.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-13-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,018
Posted By hesster
Looks like some of the Performance Mags have used...

Looks like some of the Performance Mags have used the COMP Cams Max-Lift BSR Shaft Rocker System as the choice for a upgrade in their builds. Not having done engine work on a LS(3) engine, are the...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 09-01-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,664
Posted By hesster
"I want more pics of the Bandit" OK - a few ...

"I want more pics of the Bandit"

OK - a few
Original Owner, custom ordered in 1977, rare hard top Bandit, one of 384 with Pontiac engine, 4sp, and Y81 hard top. No "T" Tops cause the one's I...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-31-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,664
Posted By hesster
Many a wrench has been turned in my Man Cave

Many a wrench has been turned in my Man Cave
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-30-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By hesster
Lots of threads on DIY for this, but rig up a...

Lots of threads on DIY for this, but rig up a threaded rod tool for installation and ensure the cradle holes are clean and smooth after removal, esp if using the heat method for removal. NEVER rely...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-28-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,113
Posted By hesster
To me, the APR is a really nice piece and looks...

To me, the APR is a really nice piece and looks great. Ya gotta take the time to PROPERLY Mount this splitter, or it will not function properly, may rip off at speed, and will most likely damage the...
Forum: Cosmetics and Lighting Modification Discussions 08-14-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By hesster
Ya got nothing to loose by trying to save them by...

Ya got nothing to loose by trying to save them by sanding and polishing. When I installed my Halo's, I sanded with 800/1000/2000 Wet or Dry automotive sandpaper, and polished with Meguiars Heavy...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-11-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 21,911
Posted By hesster
My 2010 SS and 1977 Bandit at the Clawson Mi Car...

My 2010 SS and 1977 Bandit at the Clawson Mi Car show yesterday 8/10/2019.
Fun Day, 300+ Cars at the show.
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