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06-17-2018, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Joe C

on the subject of loose fasteners, one thing I do...

on the subject of loose fasteners, one thing I do with those small self tapping interior trim screws that usually go thru some sort of plastic bezel, is to add thread locker, and snug them up. lots...
05-29-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,815
Posted By MatthewMiller

That's not the line of crap I was referring to....

That's not the line of crap I was referring to. You two can take that offline and use PMs for that stuff. I'm referring to the continued disinformation about how intakes work vis-a-vis Helmoltz...
05-29-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,815
Posted By MatthewMiller

Are you really going to start that line of...

Are you really going to start that line of ignorant crap again in a thread that has nothing to do with it?
05-28-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,389
Posted By 65Z01

No surprise to me as I ran my prior '88...

No surprise to me as I ran my prior '88 constantly with a 160deg T-stat to a little over 200k miles on the clock and many of those were down the 1/4 mile.

First "mod" to my current '88 was to...
05-28-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,389
Posted By 856SPEED

I have been running a 165 degree thermostat in...

I have been running a 165 degree thermostat in mine for 14 years...engine still runs around 180 degrees most of the time...especially sitting in traffic.....short trips in mine too.......allowed me...
05-27-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,389
Posted By bjankuski

You are correct, the idea it run farther above...

You are correct, the idea it run farther above the t-stat temp with a hotter 195 t-stat makes no logical sense.

The whole point of the Lt1 was to cool the heads first so you could make more power...
05-16-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,638
Posted By MatthewMiller

Actually, by ditching the TPI and going with a...

Actually, by ditching the TPI and going with a Miniram or LT1-style intake, you don't lose bottom-end torque. What you lose is the silly mid-rpm torque peak-then-fall-off-a-cliff that starts roughly...
05-13-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By im dutch

I use a 12volt battery charger , salt and vinegar...

I use a 12volt battery charger , salt and vinegar , and round cotton pads , sticker (corvette logo) and adhesive plotter paper
I cleaned the plenum and put the sticker on , now i put the cotton pad...
05-12-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 4,555
Posted By GREGGPENN

I don't know why you guys keep addressing this...

I don't know why you guys keep addressing this clueless, confused troll?

That he missed the heat riser issue is one good example he doesn't care to learn. Another is that he can't understand...
05-12-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 4,555
Posted By MatthewMiller

Your questions aren't what makes you stupid. ...

Your questions aren't what makes you stupid. Your insistence that we all are wrong is what makes you stupid.


Why does your peak torque at WOT matter to you? It has nothing to do with your...
05-11-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,638
Posted By Space387

I dont know about you but we have moved on....

I dont know about you but we have moved on. Regardless of your take on single vs dual plane. Efi vs carb. Personally I dont care. When I have the car sorted out it will get either a LT1 or tpis...
05-08-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 4,555
Posted By C409

..... I told you it was a bolt-on ! ... do you...

..... I told you it was a bolt-on ! ... do you know if 20" semi truck tires will fit on 8.5" x 20" ZR1 replica wheels ... just think of the gas mileage increase with these tall babies ! ... plus they...
05-07-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,525
Posted By Whaleman

I think there was an honest misunderstanding...

I think there was an honest misunderstanding here. I think pacoW meant to check the ICM and coil and Tom thought pacoW was suggesting just replacing without testing.
05-07-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 4,555
Posted By C409

..... I AM jealous ! ..... Felix got me thinking...

..... I AM jealous ! ..... Felix got me thinking about my own rig ... I'm going to start a thread seeking advice on how to put iron 392 Hemi heads on my sbc ... I hear there's a you tube video of a...
05-07-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By WVZR-1

14093107 - start enable relay 10097041 -...

14093107 - start enable relay

10097041 - alarm module (belts/light/key)

16039969 - theft module

10098435 - interior lamp timer

14093144 - lateral acceleration "yaw"
05-07-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 4,555
Posted By MatthewMiller

I need to clarify that instead of a blanket...

I need to clarify that instead of a blanket statement about all Vortec heads, I meant to discuss specifically the L31 heads, as brought up by the OP. Edits in this post have been made accordingly.
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05-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 4,555
Posted By 84 4+3

I told you in post 1 to gasket match the thing......

I told you in post 1 to gasket match the thing...

And jealousy ain't the word that's for damn sure.
05-05-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,034
Posted By grandspt

These are the rears.

These are the rears.
04-28-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By GoGators!

Yea, no problem. drop me a PM if you want my...

Yea, no problem. drop me a PM if you want my email or other contact info.

It is a handful for sure. 500+ hp on a square set of 315s, at ~2500lbs. = good times. it will spin the tires any time you...
04-27-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By GoGators!

Link to my autocross videos: ...

Link to my autocross videos:

https://www.youtube.com/user/KDYGator/videos
04-27-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By GoGators!

Tom440CFI, i am the builder/owner/driver of the...

Tom440CFI, i am the builder/owner/driver of the LS1-KART, the thread previoulsy mentioned from GRM.

WRT classing for SCCA solo, i submitted to the SEB for allowance to run in EM, which is really...
04-21-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By WVZR-1

Good to see the OP 'remove and drove on' - He'll...

Good to see the OP 'remove and drove on' - He'll know soon enough if it's a done deal for him or not.

The CTS-V has had 'coupling vibration' issues mentioned for years. There's been various...
04-10-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By drcook

here is the source article ...

here is the source article

http://www.superchevy.com/features/1803-ron-koehlers-1985-corvette-coupe/
04-09-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By SuperL98

Tom ... I hesitate to point someone off too...

Tom ... I hesitate to point someone off too another forum ... but there is a guy, on the Grassroots Motorsports Magazine forum, that has done a similar LS1 C5 cart.
Long 25 page discussion on it ......
04-08-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,179
Posted By daveyboy

I wish I could score like that! :rock: I too...

I wish I could score like that! :rock:

I too found a '89 (autotragic :( ) but with a "recently" rebuilt engine with Edelbrock heads, intake, runners, aluminum rockers, 58mm throttle body, headers,...
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