LS1TECH - Camaro and Firebird Forum Discussion - Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: customblackbird
Showing results 1 to 25 of 497
Search took 0.15 seconds.
07-16-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,532
Posted By customblackbird

Why do you need a 2nd pump? Turbo drains into a...

Why do you need a 2nd pump? Turbo drains into a pan, pan feeds pump, pump feeds oil to turbo or a cooler which feeds the turbo and the cycle continues. I guess the issue with yours is height, if the...
07-16-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,532
Posted By customblackbird

.035 restrictor? Is the turbo a JB or ball...

.035 restrictor? Is the turbo a JB or ball bearing? If JB I wouldn't run one. Does sound like a seal. If you got a spare turbo around can you hook it up and just lay it on the ground, prime the oil...
07-12-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,532
Posted By customblackbird

Gen 2 VS 78/75 will not bolt right in. The...

Gen 2 VS 78/75 will not bolt right in. The exhaust housing is larger and deeper so it pushes out the Vband out quite a bit. It could interfere with your setup depending on how its designed. If your...
07-12-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,532
Posted By customblackbird

Thats the same turbo that came in my FM kit for...

Thats the same turbo that came in my FM kit for my 87 TA, decent little turbo and worked fine. Sitting in the box now that I have upped to the VS billet 78/75.
07-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By customblackbird

I agree, I have there 12 circuit panel as my main...

I agree, I have there 12 circuit panel as my main panel and it works great! I tried to save a few bucks and figured since it was rated for 100amps and I was only using it for the fans (30amp running...
07-09-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By customblackbird

On a turbo car the BOV is CLOSED at idle. ...

On a turbo car the BOV is CLOSED at idle.

Spraying carb cleaner on a EFi motor isnít going to show rpm jumps like a carbed motor as the EFI will compensate accordingly, unless 02s are shut off. ...
07-08-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By customblackbird

No Iím saying extend the manifolds with 2.5Ē. I...

No Iím saying extend the manifolds with 2.5Ē. I think the minimum tubing to stretch to fit a T4 flange is 2.5Ē, u can buy premade on eBay, not sure if is 2.5 or 3Ē for the T4.

Here are the turbos...
07-08-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By customblackbird

You should always verify gate opening pressure...

You should always verify gate opening pressure with a compressor and a simple 15-30psi pressure gauge. If the spring was stiffer then it would hold the gate closed longer and almost flutter open and...
07-08-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By customblackbird

2.5Ē is fine on the manifolds, crossover should...

2.5Ē is fine on the manifolds, crossover should be 2-2.5Ē I run 2.25Ē on mine but I have 3Ē turbo headers. For the downpipes if the Vbands are 3Ē then I would try to run 3Ē for as long as you can and...
07-08-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 42,800
Posted By customblackbird

If your feeling spunky ditch the 700r4/4l60e and...

If your feeling spunky ditch the 700r4/4l60e and swap in a 2004R. I'm prob doing to get some flack but they are very efficent and can be built to 1000hp+ with lockup and the OD gear is really .67:1...
07-08-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 42,800
Posted By customblackbird

I feel and sleep better knowing he's still...

I feel and sleep better knowing he's still around...
07-03-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By customblackbird

Grounding is same as feed, both are 8 gauge OFC...

Grounding is same as feed, both are 8 gauge OFC wire and the ground is 12" or less. Each fan was tested with a high precision Amp meter which you saw in the original pic, it gives me Amps/voltage and...
07-03-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By customblackbird

Thats what I'm thinking. I got a refund on the...

Thats what I'm thinking. I got a refund on the box and got a better/nicer and more expensive blue sea panel. I just installed it yesterday and went through testing it.
07-01-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By customblackbird

Yours is an 04? You could prob get away with the...

Yours is an 04? You could prob get away with the $115 140amp. I can't say for sure but High Amp alternators ususally trade off idle/low rpm charging for high end charging mid/upper rpms. I would call...
07-01-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By customblackbird

Never run one, but anything with a perf core...

Never run one, but anything with a perf core style muffler will be the least restrictive and allow a deeper tone. No idea what the Varex is but thats an expensive muffler! Doesn't it still need a...
07-01-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,603
Posted By customblackbird

You need to increase the case size. Something...

You need to increase the case size. Something like 18" minimum case size should be good. I have a 21" Dynomax ultra flow stock style muffler (straight through perf core), 3" inlet and dual 2.5"...
07-01-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By customblackbird

Check out DB electrical alternators. I ran them...

Check out DB electrical alternators. I ran them and there starters and never had one fail. Ive been running the powermaster small case from an Fbody on my truck accessories for 2 years with turbo and...
06-30-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By customblackbird

Melted fuse block for fans but fuses didnít pop?

Got this fuse block off amazon less than a year ago, says itís rated for 100amps, 30amp per fuse. Fans are Derale shroud kit with dual Spal 12Ē pullers. Fuse block has 8 gauge OFC welded cable for...
06-24-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,532
Posted By customblackbird

I remote rear turbod a 1990 Suzuki katana 600 for...

I remote rear turbod a 1990 Suzuki katana 600 for real cheap. Made it to 12psi on a eBay Gt15 before I totaled it lol. Turbo was literally under the seat, full insta boost at 6k all the way to 12k...
Forum: Marketplace
06-19-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By customblackbird

Damn... if you were closer. You ever come up to...

Damn... if you were closer. You ever come up to the NJ/CT area?
Forum: Marketplace
06-01-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By customblackbird

PM sent

PM sent
05-18-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,188
Posted By customblackbird

No, Iím saying ur engine temp is dictated by your...

No, Iím saying ur engine temp is dictated by your thermostat. You canít run 180 engine temps if you Tstat doesnít open till 195 to circulate coolant. An NA LS motor is fine at 200-215, for a boosted...
05-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,188
Posted By customblackbird

Did u actually check the opening temp of that...

Did u actually check the opening temp of that Tstat? In a boiling pot of water with a kprobe?

odds are that 186 Tstat actually opens around 195ish and itís acting normal. Temps will rise above...
05-17-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By customblackbird

Yea, I just heard back from a shop and itís going...

Yea, I just heard back from a shop and itís going to be $160. Damn...

its on every surface, the heads were submerged in a tank and vibrated for 2 hrs. They are clean as a whistle but now all the...
05-17-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By customblackbird

Heads pitted after cleaning

I hot tanked a bunch of 5.3 parts I had off a unknown motor I just got. Didnít realize that ZEP purple degreaser eats aluminum apparently and the heads surfaces are now pitted. Do you guys think I...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 497
 


 
Forum Jump

About Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.