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Old 02-15-2019, 11:20 AM
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Default Katech breaks LT5 record again with 1,486 hp

Warning: Some connecting rods were harmed in the process. Viewer discretion is advised.


more to come on this engine...
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About 50hp more than we saw with the LT4 make with a couple Garrett GT35s. Makes sense I suppose, same basic engine once you remove the blower.
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About 50hp more than we saw with the LT4 make with a couple Garrett GT35s. Makes sense I suppose, same basic engine once you remove the blower.
Im pretty sure you just shattered so minds here!!!!
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Isnít is really more significant to see what max the engine can produce then go out and run hard for 24 hrs?
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Isnít is really more significant to see what max the engine can produce then go out and run hard for 24 hrs?
That is the million dollar question. It doesn't take too much more HP over stock to get into the realm of rebuild/refresh every 50 hours or so. A nice exercise in getting the absolute most but for a very short period of time.
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Good stuff. Thanks for posting. Love to see you pushing it.
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Originally Posted by Rinaldo Catria View Post
Isnít is really more significant to see what max the engine can produce then go out and run hard for 24 hrs?
We know a thing or two about that also.
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Originally Posted by Katech_Jason View Post
We know a thing or two about that also.
Jason, what would be your warranty on an engine with 1000HP and the recommended refurbish engine time/hours?
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How is this relative to an LT5 in an actual car. Slapping on turbos and using a stand alone engine control system in a dyne cell is old news. I guess impressive to people who think a air tank is a significant mod. A 20 second google search shows same thing with an LS7 three years ago.


But, hey your katech...Must be very big news.

I know, I know it is for the LT5 crate guys...Like they are really lined up!

LOL
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Jason, what would be your warranty on an engine with 1000HP and the recommended refurbish engine time/hours?
Property line.......lol
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Jason, what would be your warranty on an engine with 1000HP and the recommended refurbish engine time/hours?
Our warranty on Katech standard vehicle packages was recently increased to 3yr/36,000mi. This is a new package not released yet, so we are still determining how it will fit into our warranty policy.

Rebuild schedule will depend on the type of use.
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Originally Posted by randyn View Post
How is this relative to an LT5 in an actual car. Slapping on turbos and using a stand alone engine control system in a dyne cell is old news. I guess impressive to people who think a air tank is a significant mod. A 20 second google search shows same thing with an LS7 three years ago.

https://youtu.be/4ZsxDaDjI6Y

But, hey your katech...Must be very big news.

I know, I know it is for the LT5 crate guys...Like they are really lined up!

LOL
I think it is relevant information to know how hard the limits can be pushed on stock components and will be applied to future modifications when/if tuning is cracked. For example when somebody asks if the stock crank/rods/pistons can handle 1000hp, I'm sure it will be pointed out that we exceeded that by almost 50%. Not to mention the LT4 components are nearly identical and it validates their durability.

That being said, if everybody thinks this doesn't belong on the forum I can keep this kind of information to myself in the future.
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I think it is relevant information to know how hard the limits can be pushed on stock components and will be applied to future modifications when/if tuning is cracked. For example when somebody asks if the stock crank/rods/pistons can handle 1000hp, I'm sure it will be pointed out that we exceeded that by almost 50%. Not to mention the LT4 components are nearly identical and it validates their durability.

That being said, if everybody thinks this doesn't belong on the forum I can keep this kind of information to myself in the future.
Jason, keep it coming! I don't see any reason for the guy's sour grapes post but some people just have to be ignored. I know you remember that from the C6 days, lol.
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Katech,

I encourage you to keep it coming, post whatever you want. However, posting on a public forum and posting youtube videos opens the door for people's opinions. Some will be negative. I just didn't think you accomplished anything big, let alone worth while.

Let's see some of your cutting edge technology at work. Leave the "let's see how much boost it will take before it blows" to Cleatus McFarland. Expected from an entertaining Youtube'r, but Katech, come on you can do better.

Ben's work and research is 1000 times more impressive.




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LOVE IT! Keep it coming. Great Job Guys!
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now that the lsx and ls next blocks are all the rage, does anybody do 6 bolt conversions on alum blocks?

I'd like to get the 6 bolt "tabs" welded onto a stock block and then machine it with the thicker 4.8 liners

know anyone that could do that and not charge "superdeck" prices just need the 6 bolt conversion part done.
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Originally Posted by randyn View Post
How is this relative to an LT5 in an actual car. Slapping on turbos and using a stand alone engine control system in a dyne cell is old news. I guess impressive to people who think a air tank is a significant mod. A 20 second google search shows same thing with an LS7 three years ago.

https://youtu.be/4ZsxDaDjI6Y

But, hey your katech...Must be very big news.

I know, I know it is for the LT5 crate guys...Like they are really lined up!

LOL
don't forget Car Craft stock 4.8 short block that did 1200 in 2011 that was most impressive
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