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Old 10-29-2013, 10:25 AM   #1
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:41 AM   #2
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I would expect a short life for this LT1.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:10 AM   #3
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I would expect a short life for this LT1.
He's breaking it in the proper way.
Thanks for the pic
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:12 AM   #4
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Forum rules? Not sure.

Common sense? Snapping a picture of the dash while driving a car at 152 mph is against so many other "rules", I can't begin to catalog them all.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:17 AM   #5
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:27 AM   #6
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Okay to post as long as you did it in Mexico. Looks legit to me. RPM matches MPH in 4th gear.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:33 AM   #7
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Okay to post as long as you did it in Mexico. Looks legit to me. RPM matches MPH in 4th gear.
Hell, going that fast...he's probably already in Mexico.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:35 AM   #8
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:39 AM   #9
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Track, awesome,,,,,,, Public road, bothers me and should have been ticketed.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:47 AM   #10
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Could have very well been on a dyno???
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:48 AM   #11
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Top Speed? SHIFT!!!
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That was on a dyno drum, guys. This guy is just trying to get a rise outta ppl with objections to individuals exercising their prerogative!!
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:57 AM   #13
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I would expect a short life for this LT1.
Should be just as long as any other LT1. These engines weren't made to put around town like a midsize sedan, although they can do that well too.
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:59 AM   #14
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You guys are probably right, dyno. Last thing I would be doing is taking a pix at this speed.
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:12 PM   #15
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Kind of stupid to run high speed on the dyno, builds up too much heat in the tires for no good reason. It's a big no-no on a motorcycle dyno, but I guess for cars it's OK?
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:30 PM   #16
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That moose rack is awesome. Alaska? Did the car pull very hard as it approached redline in 4th? I am hunting in MT and waiting for my c7 to show up at edmark. I would love that moose on my wall!
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:40 PM   #17
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Should be just as long as any other LT1. These engines weren't made to put around town like a midsize sedan, although they can do that well too.
There made by gm, with today's quality control. Yep blown
engine coming for sure. Things are not made like in the past.
Stress limits now are pushed thin, corners cut to max profits.
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:37 PM   #18
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Top Speed? SHIFT!!!
You're right "shift" but I couldn't steer, take a pic and shift all at the same time. Thought I should limit my risk...at least a little. No doubt I could have pulled up to +160mph. 5th gear would have put it right in the sweet spot of the power of the LT1.
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There made by gm, with today's quality control. Yep blown
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:45 PM   #20
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That was on a dyno drum, guys. This guy is just trying to get a rise outta ppl with objections to individuals exercising their prerogative!!
Here is another pic for all you nonbelievers. It was taken moments before the run. It was on a VERY desolate highway in Idaho. Living in the non-populated West has its advantages. If I had not had the camera phone in my right hand I could have grabbed 5th gear and pull to 160mph+. Maybe I should run a video up to top speed and post that. My mom would not be impressed though...
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