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Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By KW Baraka
OK....so I've never owned a manual with mods. ...

OK....so I've never owned a manual with mods.

So, are you saying specifically that a manual with a cam should idle in the 950 RPM range?

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By KW Baraka
My daily driven, 1995 Impala with LS3 conversion...

My daily driven, 1995 Impala with LS3 conversion averaged 495hp and 441tq to the wheels on two different dynos.

TSP 260 heads....stock heads peaked almost the same HP, but with less HP/TQ from...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By KW Baraka
Not really.....when the valves open and close is...

Not really.....when the valves open and close is about 98% of PTV clearance issues.

So milled heads and high lift are rarely an issue.
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-18-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By KW Baraka
On the whole, a ported and radius rodded LS3...

On the whole, a ported and radius rodded LS3 intake may be a better choice.

Understand.....500 peak hp is a nice goal, but certain mods that'll get you there may not be best suited to your needs. ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-18-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By KW Baraka
I run Crowers in the LTx that's in my '96 Impala....

I run Crowers in the LTx that's in my '96 Impala. Stout rockers!!

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-16-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By KW Baraka
Agreed! Cheap rockers will save you money...

Agreed!

Cheap rockers will save you money today, and cost you a LOT more money tomorrow.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-15-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By KW Baraka
Everything is steel.....except the actual...

Everything is steel.....except the actual rockers.....

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 10-15-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By KW Baraka
The are also "alloy" versus steel. ...

The are also "alloy" versus steel.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-25-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By KW Baraka
I use these --->> ...

I use these --->> https://www.texas-speed.com/p-884-umi-aluminum-valve-cover-spacers.aspx

No leaks of any kind with stock valve covers.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-23-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By KW Baraka
You'll be disappointed. See previous post. ...

You'll be disappointed. See previous post.

Best of luck.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-23-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By KW Baraka
Agreed. Had mid-length (closer to shorties but...

Agreed. Had mid-length (closer to shorties but still better than manifolds) headers with 2/12" exhaust on my H/C LS3 Impala and got 450/400 HP/TQ to the wheels.

Went to 1 7/8" longtubes and hit...
Forum: V8 - Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons, Tuning Equipment 09-19-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By KW Baraka
Brand new LS3 Crate engines go for about $7000 ...

Brand new LS3 Crate engines go for about $7000 :pout:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/nal-19370416

You may want to dial back your expectations a bit.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-19-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By KW Baraka
Lot of exhaust gaskets to choose from.....OEM to...

Lot of exhaust gaskets to choose from.....OEM to aftermarket.

Just don't use the 'sealant'.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-19-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By KW Baraka
Did you tell him the cats were from a 2013...

Did you tell him the cats were from a 2013 Camaro?

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By KW Baraka
Posts like this ^^^^^^^ is why this forum needs a...

Posts like this ^^^^^^^ is why this forum needs a "Like" button...….

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By KW Baraka
Headers...….must...….get...….headers. :eyebulge:

Headers...….must...….get...….headers. :eyebulge:
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By KW Baraka
Procharger has four or five superchargers for LS3...

Procharger has four or five superchargers for LS3 (10.7:1 CR) powered Camaros......and if I recall correctly, they all recommend 6-8 lbs of boost.

Ya might wanna check their web site to be sure....
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,119
Posted By KW Baraka
If the aftermarkets flow better, it ain't by much...

If the aftermarkets flow better, it ain't by much at all. GM's exhausts are pretty darn good.



Go with the long-tubes first. The bigger the better (2" or 1 7/8").....and don't be fazed by...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By KW Baraka
Lotta guys believe you need extra-low static...

Lotta guys believe you need extra-low static compression if you boost.....not realizing that several manufacturers make superchargers for stock compression LS3's.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By KW Baraka
Agreed! Performance exhaust systems will...

Agreed!

Performance exhaust systems will give you 'some' power....but the real restriction is in the stock manifolds.

A good set of long-tubes (the bigger the better) and universal cats will be...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-16-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By KW Baraka
Are you looking for bigger injectors? If so,...

Are you looking for bigger injectors?

If so, I have a set of 'new' LS9 injectors that were 'take-offs' from a crate engine.

PM me if interested.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By KW Baraka
Cats = precious metals. There's always a...

Cats = precious metals.

There's always a market for used cats.....just gotta find the right salvage yard/buyer.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-05-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,547
Posted By KW Baraka
Depending on what's done to the heads, you will...

Depending on what's done to the heads, you will see some difference.

If your cam is the one I think it is, it's not that far off from my cam (229*/242*, 114* + 0*).

My heads (TSP 260cc PRC)...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-04-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,547
Posted By KW Baraka
Your assertion regarding the stock heads have...

Your assertion regarding the stock heads have merit if you're talking about a stock cammed engine. But having been there and done that, I'd disagree as it pertains to ported/aftermarket heads and a...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By KW Baraka
The biggest long-tubes you can fit under the...

The biggest long-tubes you can fit under the hood.



It would be for me......but that's just me.

You need to determine for yourself how mu exhaust 'tone' you're willing to live with.

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,547
Posted By KW Baraka
Posts like this one is why we should have a...

Posts like this one is why we should have a 'Like' button on this forum!

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 09-02-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,547
Posted By KW Baraka
Ya got stock heads. Ya got headers, but we...

Ya got stock heads.

Ya got headers, but we don't know what kind.

No cats mean almost nothing since modern cats costs less than 5 HP.

"Axelback"? What does this mean....
…..no axelback, ...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,032
Posted By KW Baraka
;-) KW

;-)

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By KW Baraka
I was thinkin' gears too....but no idea what a...

I was thinkin' gears too....but no idea what a 2010 SS came with....

KW
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 08-27-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,032
Posted By KW Baraka
Agreed. This is the only reason I'd consider...

Agreed.

This is the only reason I'd consider aftermarket (not OEM) milled heads with the OP's cam.
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