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12-24-2017, 07:58 PM
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Posted By dbs1

Well then by all means, pass our msg to Tony the...

Well then by all means, pass our msg to Tony the Tiger. Thx!
12-24-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By dbs1

Now Tony, I'm sure you just missed the road...

Now Tony, I'm sure you just missed the road racing thing.

But you've probably got some good used parts in your closet that you'd donate to my son for a song as a thank you for his service as a...
12-24-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By dbs1

Can we add 150hp for under $5000?

This would be for my sons stock LS1 in a dedicated track car for road racing.

Cam, cnc'd 243 heads, LS6 intake, 90mm tb, ud pulley. Car already has headers and we will install a straight through...
12-08-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By dbs1

No room for oil cooler adaptor with headers??

I've got a 2004 Z06 that I put an LS3 based 416 in that also has an oil cooler. The current engine builder has insisted we increase the diameter of the lines to the cooler to -10 which has not left...
12-08-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By dbs1

C5 oil temp sender clearance issues

I end got a 2004 Z06 with an LS3 based 416 and ARH 1 7/8" headers and an oil cooler necessitating an adaptor at the block that leaves no room for getting a sender in there without laying wiring on...
12-05-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By dbs1

Which affordable heads?

My son has been back from Afghanistan for awhile where he served in the army rangers as a sniper. He is looking at finishing up a 1st gen camaro project from a guy which currently has a tsp 402...
Forum: Nitrous Oxide
10-17-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,904
Posted By dbs1

I should have stated, 520 rwhp. I think in...

I should have stated, 520 rwhp. I think in optimal conditions with low da and very cool temps that another 75 rwhp would get me to 200mph in 1.5 mile run and it crappy conditions it would take...
Forum: Nitrous Oxide
09-08-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,904
Posted By dbs1

Using nitrous on 1/2 mile-1.5 mile races

I'm running a 620hp 416 in a 2004 Z06 and needing about another 75 rwhp to hit 200mph in the 1.5 mile as well as being more competitive in the 1/2 mile roll races.
I don't need more then a 100 shot,...
08-14-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,651
Posted By dbs1

I'm having a similar issue with a newly built LS3...

I'm having a similar issue with a newly built LS3 based 416. Oil pressure drops some when warm, but after warm up the idle pressure is around 22 psi and at 5000 I'm seeing only 47psi. Bat wing oil...
06-15-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,751
Posted By dbs1

What oil pressure should I expect on new engine?

Just had to build a new LS3 based 416 to replace one that went boom, and I used a new engine builder that comes highly recommended.

Oil pressure on new engine is around 28 psi at idle but doesn't...
05-19-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By dbs1

Heads, cam gains/cost on LQ4 vs Maggie sc?

Considering picking up a 2001 gmc C3 truck with this engine (owned one previously) and considering which way to go. Cost, gains, mpg are all part of the consideration. Thx.
08-09-2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By dbs1

Updated the original post to reflect answers to...

Updated the original post to reflect answers to questions.

I won't be changing the cam. The exhaust might be a thought as I know from the experience with the Camaro the exhaust is giving up...
08-08-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By dbs1

Better heads for another 50-60rwhp?

Trying to pick up another 50-60rwhp out of the current LS3 based 416. I lost about 15-20 rwhp when taking it from my 02 Camaro with straight through 3" exhaust and bullet mufflers to the current 04...
Forum: Nitrous Oxide
07-31-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By dbs1

Which kit?

I'm looking for a simple dry kit with a 15lb bottle to use on an 04 Z06 to help me hit 200mph in the Mohave magnum mile in Oct. just looking for a 50-60 shot to make sure the 510rwhp 416 hits that...
Forum: Nitrous Oxide
07-31-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By dbs1

Looking for a single dry system to run a 50-60...

Looking for a single dry system to run a 50-60 shot on an 04 Z06 with an ls3 based 416. Not wanting to run a new fuel pump or different injectors and just needing a setup to use at the Mohave mile. ...
04-24-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 25,016
Posted By dbs1

Wondering if these would be a good fit on an 01...

Wondering if these would be a good fit on an 01 gmc awd truck with the LQ4 6.0? Looking to bump up the cr to 10.5, good set of heads and a small cam to get that 6.0 up to 425hp or so with good...
12-09-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By dbs1

Trunnion upgrade as well as new valvesprings are...

Trunnion upgrade as well as new valvesprings are on the list while fixing blown head gaskets and whatever caused that. Thx.
11-23-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By dbs1

Pros/Cons of this ATI balancer for my ls3 based 416

I bought this ATI early this year and since the car is now in the shop I'm wondering if it's time to put this on? It's part#917278 with a 10% UD. I put about 6000 miles a year on the car with 6-8...
08-17-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,289
Posted By dbs1

I don't believe the engine was over cammed to...

I don't believe the engine was over cammed to start with, just times have changed. I've put about 8000 miles on this setup with probably 20+ rr sessions in 2 different vehicles, a couple of runs at...
08-11-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,289
Posted By dbs1

I do not know the cam specs. I believe the...

I do not know the cam specs. I believe the builder said it had 670 lift and it is still making power past 7000 rpm. Heads are GM cnc ls3.
08-09-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,289
Posted By dbs1

Milder cam for LS3 based 416?

I've had this 416 in an 02 Camaro and now an 04 Z06. Used for rr and around town as well as a few 1/2 mile events. Engine overheated in traffic and started popping and the shop thinks it had blown...
08-09-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By dbs1

Milder cam suggestions?

Recently my LS3 based 416 seems to have blown a head gasket. I'm considering either selling the car or repairing it and just getting out of the road racing and use as a backup dd.
The current cam...
07-16-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,533
Posted By dbs1

Great job. I had an 02 camaro with a 416 that...

Great job. I had an 02 camaro with a 416 that caught fire at the track very similar to what you described. Luckily the drivetrain was salvaged, but the car melted down at the cowl, behind the...
07-16-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,324
Posted By dbs1

Ouch. Good to know. Thx!

Ouch. Good to know. Thx!
07-16-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,324
Posted By dbs1

Fast intakes vs MSD???

Anyone done a true apples to apples compare yet, particularly the LS3 MSD one?
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