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Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 03-19-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,040
Posted By Undy
Yes, at that time (2011) there was a lot of talk...

Yes, at that time (2011) there was a lot of talk that the OEM heads were defective. For that reason I switched to aftermarket (PRC 265s). As things evolved it was finally determined that the heads...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 03-19-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 45
[Z06] longevity
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Posted By Undy
Leave it bone stock, PERIOD!

Leave it bone stock, PERIOD!
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 03-05-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,040
Posted By Undy
Please don't feed the troll...

Please don't feed the troll...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 03-02-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 156
[Z06] LS7 Rebuild
Views: 13,740
Posted By Undy
FYI... The stock LS7's TI rod uses a split wrist...

FYI... The stock LS7's TI rod uses a split wrist pin bushing. Under severe rod loading the split bushing has been known to squirm and ultimately deform. Katech replaces that bushing with a solid...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 02-07-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,275
Posted By Undy
:thumbs: Good plan! Always a winner keeping...

:thumbs:

Good plan! Always a winner keeping it from another LS3 hack job...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 02-05-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,894
Posted By Undy
Yes, I talked with Kohle on the subject. He...

Yes, I talked with Kohle on the subject. He makes/cuts his "regular" guides from bulk stock himself. That being said, as long as he has a sample PRC guide he'll just make a set for those heads. He...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 02-04-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,708
Posted By Undy
88k with a tune, headers and CAI. Another 20K...

88k with a tune, headers and CAI. Another 20K with full bolt-ons, heads, cam, intake, CAI, NW TB, etc, etc... 557rwhp, 540 rwtq.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 01-17-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,526
Posted By Undy
Nope... THIS! 482" of 427 side-oiler fury in...

Nope... THIS! 482" of 427 side-oiler fury in 2300 lbs.

Sorry for the thread hijack.
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Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 12-06-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,614
Posted By Undy
I sent a PM to AHP for some specific info.

I sent a PM to AHP for some specific info.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 12-01-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,495
Posted By Undy
109K, original owner. H/C/I/E. All guides were...

109K, original owner. H/C/I/E. All guides were within spec @ 88K miles
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 11-05-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By Undy
The hammer says it all...

The hammer says it all...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 11-05-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By Undy
That's a terrible cam for no supporting mods. I'd...

That's a terrible cam for no supporting mods. I'd be surprised if it put down much more that 540 rwhp. It's also a really tough on valve springs and guides. I'd be doing a wiggle test every 2 or 3...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 11-03-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Undy
Ptcked mine up in December of 2006 and have 109K...

Ptcked mine up in December of 2006 and have 109K miles it. I still love the car and have no plans ro get rid of it. It's part of the family.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 10-20-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Undy
Check voltages before throwing parts at it! It's...

Check voltages before throwing parts at it! It's a simple check. It could be a sticking starter solenoid, among other things...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 05-26-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,658
Posted By Undy
Unless... you have a good working relationship...

Unless... you have a good working relationship with your dealer. I simply asked them to replace mine and it was done.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 04-22-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Undy
Typically if it was blown due to a dropped valve...

Typically if it was blown due to a dropped valve (most common reason) the block was windowed and all you're left with is a 400lb block of recyclable metal. A replacement motor is your only choice....
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 04-22-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Undy
No, the new engines are the same with regards to...

No, the new engines are the same with regards to their bad heads, which is probably what caused the 2009 to blow. In addition, the new ones are running lead free rod and main bearings which have...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 04-17-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,807
Posted By Undy
Yep, OEM cam though. It was discovered @ 88K...

Yep, OEM cam though. It was discovered @ 88K miles. The lifters actually looked pretty good. The rollers were still spinning smoothly.
...
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 03-09-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
[Z06] Comp cam
Views: 1,114
Posted By Undy
with 243/259 duration you'll have a good bit of...

with 243/259 duration you'll have a good bit of surging for a street semi-daily duration. Your lift will be .660.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 03-05-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,458
Posted By Undy
Probably a bent rod or two.

Probably a bent rod or two.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 02-27-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Undy
Yep, once you buy the application kit then all...

Yep, once you buy the application kit then all you need to do other items is the actual media. Just google eastwood.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 02-27-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Undy
If you got an oven and buy the small kit from...

If you got an oven and buy the small kit from Eastwood then you can do it yourself.
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 02-04-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,167
Posted By Undy
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r39/undyscobra/...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r39/undyscobra/latestenginepic_zps7319ef56.jpg (http://s140.photobucket.com/user/undyscobra/media/latestenginepic_zps7319ef56.jpg.html)
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Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 01-28-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,458
Posted By Undy
I believe Lingenfelter is one of the few shops...

I believe Lingenfelter is one of the few shops that use GM's OEM guides. From what I remember they can obtain them due to their close relationship with GM. Personally, I wouldn't use OEM GM guides....
Forum: C6 Corvette ZR1 & Z06 01-11-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 22,297
Posted By Undy
The ONLY bad OEM rockers were installed in...

The ONLY bad OEM rockers were installed in engines from January 07 through the end of the model year, July 07. ALL the rest were fine.
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