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Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-11-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I am completely relaxed. You made this response...

I am completely relaxed. You made this response to my reply...…..



I simply responded with the truth about using nitrous on public streets. If you choose to do it, that is your decision.

I...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-11-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I have a L99 with a 3200 stall, no window switch,...

I have a L99 with a 3200 stall, no window switch, it activates at WOT. Impossible to make it hook up on a non-prepped surface with nitrous activated.

Regardless of driving a...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-11-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Using nitrous on the street is against the law....

Using nitrous on the street is against the law. You can have a bottle in your car, but it cannot be connected.
It's also very dangerous. I did try mine out on the street when I first got it on a...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-11-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I don't swap out tunes. I believe my timing was...

I don't swap out tunes. I believe my timing was retarded 5 degrees for the 125 shot. The car drives fine with the nitrous tune on the street.

Yes...…. you will not have maximum performance on the...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 11-11-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Mine is done through the tune. Dynosteve @ RDP...

Mine is done through the tune. Dynosteve @ RDP sends me the tune via the SCTX4 that I bought from him a couple years ago.

The only thing needed after installation is to record a pass at the drag...
Forum: Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11-10-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
The stock rear axles are supposed to be able to...

The stock rear axles are supposed to be able to hold up to 600hp. I recently broke one at the dragstrip and my car makes around 500. Replaced with DSS 1000 hp shafts. No issues at all. These cost me...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 11-08-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Want an easy way to put protection on your car?...

Want an easy way to put protection on your car? Carpro Hydrofoam. While a foam cannon through a pressure washer works easiest.... you can use it through a foam gun on a garden hose. Wash, rinse, pool...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 11-08-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Since you live in Florida, I'd advise against...

Since you live in Florida, I'd advise against using wax for a daily driven car. Car wax will begin to evaporate around 120* F. While the air temperature may not be that hot outside, a car with a dark...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-06-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Yes I got a couple passes in on Sunday. I was...

Yes I got a couple passes in on Sunday. I was shocked at the results. Prior best was a 1.56 60' and 7.42 ET. After the new 1/2 shafts it cut a 1.48 60' and ran 7.27.

I figured you were busy...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 11-02-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Good price on Mickey Thompson Drag Radials

So today I was viewing on You Tube, Demonology (he has a Dodge Demon), and he gave this code to get a 7% discount on MT Drag Radials, best price I've found anywhere. McCormack Racing......discount...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-29-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Since you are getting good results in one...

Since you are getting good results in one section, then not getting good results in the next one, my guess would be your pad is clogged with spent product.

I haven't used the Megs M4 you are...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-29-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I haven't got a saved log to look at. I believe...

I haven't got a saved log to look at. I believe with the Bo White PTB it doesn't have the delay the stock TB has, but I would assume that with my 3200 stall, the rpms do get up quicker vs. stock when...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-28-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Tire and wheel brushes...….. Adams, I've had mine...

Tire and wheel brushes...….. Adams, I've had mine for 4 years, the bristles don't fall out at all. The wheel woolie for the barrels works great.

Soap.... Autogeek, Autopia, or Detailed Image. They...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-28-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Yes, I would have done that if I had the $$ to do...

Yes, I would have done that if I had the $$ to do it all at once. I changed out the stock spider gear/clutch pack differential with an Eaton True-Trac. I hoped the axles would hold from the toe/link...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-27-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
When I was not using nitrous, I was able to get...

When I was not using nitrous, I was able to get low 1.7X 60' times flashing the converter. I never got better than a 1.8X foot braking it. This is with a Circle D 3200 TC. It flashes to 3300 rpm, but...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-27-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Yes...no footbrake.....I found I get the best 60'...

Yes...no footbrake.....I found I get the best 60' that way, if it hooks up. Just floor it and go, also called "flashing" the converter.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 10-27-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
That Guard & Gloss is a really good product. I...

That Guard & Gloss is a really good product. I went through a gallon of it doing my car and many others with it. It works well on top of any type of polymer sealant, or as a stand alone product. On...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-27-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Frank..... we basically have the same Zex kit....

Frank..... we basically have the same Zex kit. The difference in our fuel systems is you have a ZL1 fuel pump, and I have the stock one. The stock fuel pump produces I believe around 58 psi, the ZL1...
Forum: Vendor and Seller review / feedback / experiences 10-24-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Another fantastic deal from RDP Motorsoprts

Last Sunday at the dragstrip I broke my stock axle on the passenger side. Steve @ RDP hooked me up with some DSS axles at a better price than anyone else offered as usual. He also as usual took the...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-15-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Rain stopped as forecasted @ 10:40. T&T was from...

Rain stopped as forecasted @ 10:40. T&T was from 1 till 5, never got the car to hook up, best 60' was 1.65, a tenth off what it can do. It was very slippery on my last pass, and I let out before the...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-14-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
10% chance of rain today, and of course it did....

10% chance of rain today, and of course it did. It is very light though, and based upon the Radar it should be gone by 10:40, racing doesn't start till 1pm so maybe it will be dry enough by then?...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-13-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Great day for test & tune @ Shadyside tomorrow

DA is supposed to be around 1200, which is very good for this time of year. I haven't made a pass with the 3.91's in better air than 2700 so far, and it ran 7.45 (1/8th mile). Hoping to pick up a...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-06-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
S20 is a 1 step compound, much different than...

S20 is a 1 step compound, much different than Carpro Essence, which the OP is using. Essence contains much less abrasives, it also has durable fillers, and also leaves a layer of protection on the...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-06-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
The arm rest is coated leather, all leather that...

The arm rest is coated leather, all leather that comes in modern cars is coated, the reason soap/water didn't work is the dirt/oil is bonded to the coating.
Use some all purpose cleaner, I'm sure...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-06-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
The black pad has no cut, the white pad has some...

The black pad has no cut, the white pad has some cut, without seeing the condition of your paint, it is impossible to say which one will work the best.

The black no cut pad will give a little...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 10-06-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I've removed overspray with detailing clay that...

I've removed overspray with detailing clay that has been on over 6 months. The bond doesn't get any stronger over time.

If you haven't clayed the car before, I can 99.99% guarantee it needs it,...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-05-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
If the Reload is still on the paint, and the...

If the Reload is still on the paint, and the residue from the Megs is on top of the Reload, the Reset will remove the residue and wont harm the Reload, provided you don't leave the Reset on for too...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 10-05-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I never said to rub around road grime with clay,...

I never said to rub around road grime with clay, I said if the OP didn't know how to use clay.... the video will explain it, and it does say in the video to wash the car first.

It also explains...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection 10-05-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
Yeah, don't listen to a guy with 35 years of...

Yeah, don't listen to a guy with 35 years of detailing experience, he doesn't know what he is talking about. Instead use something that will "likely" remove it faster.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance - Wash, Wax, Detailing, Exterior Repairs 10-04-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By Joe M 2012 2SS
I'm not a fan of Meguiars Gold Class Car wash and...

I'm not a fan of Meguiars Gold Class Car wash and Reload. Had the same experience with it. It left some type of residue on the paint and killed the beading/sheeting.

Plus Megs Gold Class smells...
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