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01-03-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Thanks for the responses. The Co-worker and I are...

Thanks for the responses. The Co-worker and I are sitting down and talking tomorrow.
01-02-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Currently got a thread for the value of my LS1...

Currently got a thread for the value of my LS1 currently running in the car. It has a cam and some supporting parts. I am leaning toward $1800 for it. But I'm curious if i'm in the right area in my...
01-02-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Cam only LS1 long block worth

Having mixed opinions on the value of my engine. Co-worker is wanting to purchase it from me. Which will help fund my next build. He is installing it into a chevelle, so he doesn't want the LS6...
12-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,633
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Putting about 3k into my trans am. Including...

Putting about 3k into my trans am. Including doing a head and cam swap, and not changing the thermostat. 6 months later the thermostat stuck close and over-heated pretty bad. Not long after that I...
Forum: Gears & Axles
02-18-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,967
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

LS1 with cam, T-56, and 4.10 with 6th gear...

LS1 with cam, T-56, and 4.10 with 6th gear cruising 80 mph @ 2200 rpm with 26” tire. Avg 17ish mpg city/highway combined
09-04-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,255
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

It was sitting about 3/4" higher on the passenger...

It was sitting about 3/4" higher on the passenger side front. I chased everything. Went from Strano's to Factory springs, and the passenger side still sat higher. Last option was the sway bar, and...
09-04-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,255
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Had something kinda similar. But it was my sway...

Had something kinda similar. But it was my sway bar causing issues. My links were installed wrong and over TQ. But it was causing my passenger side front to sit high. I'm on Koni SA on the lower...
09-03-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Had similar issues on my car and a buddy's across...

Had similar issues on my car and a buddy's across the street. Told my tuner about my issues, he played with some airflow stuff. Helped but didn't solve the issue. He ended up using the factory...
09-01-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Me: can't beat em, join em. Spent some years...

Me: can't beat em, join em. Spent some years chasing Oldsmobile power. One LS1 later leap and bounds past that.

Rear end

Dont waste too much money on dress up junk or chasing N/A. Go...
08-28-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,068
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

I run Fuel injector connection also. My previous...

I run Fuel injector connection also. My previous tuner suggested them, being he had dealt with them several time ( on the tuning side). It worked out great buying from FIC, being both of us are in...
08-27-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 12,270
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

4th gen here. Me personally, if I'm gonna have...

4th gen here. Me personally, if I'm gonna have hot rod, I have to be able to half-way afford to fix, what I'm am about to break. 4th gen are todays g-body IMO. I use to be able to get parts all day...
08-24-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 33,451
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Summit also offers Military discount. You must...

Summit also offers Military discount. You must ask for it. I know also Summit discount, depends on the brand /product on how much the discount is. I know Summit brand products are discounted pretty...
Forum: Gears & Axles
08-15-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Looks like 9in axle ends. Had the same issue on...

Looks like 9in axle ends. Had the same issue on my used S60 with 9in axle ends ( was replacing axle bearings is the reason I ran into this issue). The Inner seal was too small for the new wedding...
08-14-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Same story here. That ticking noise, everyone...

Same story here. That ticking noise, everyone said was common. After 10K all my intake valve stems were a different height. Machinist blames it on improper pushrod length.... Just do your homework on...
08-11-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,830
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Agreed, man I loved reading this story. Pure...

Agreed, man I loved reading this story. Pure awesome. Congrats on the time.
08-09-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

I doubt it. But we explored every option before...

I doubt it. But we explored every option before dropping $500 on a adjustable torque arm.

And lots of time with a pinion angle tool. Which proved he had some issues.
08-09-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 31,890
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Please keep posting updates. Totally awesome

Please keep posting updates. Totally awesome
08-09-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Yes nice..... Also just went thru pinion angle...

Yes nice..... Also just went thru pinion angle issues with a buddy. Vibration all in the console area. First time dealing with pinion angle issues. It did start with a energy bushing and other...
08-09-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Going on about 2 weeks on my S60 with 4.10s. I...

Going on about 2 weeks on my S60 with 4.10s. I drive 88 miles a day round trip and 70% of my travel time is on a highway, cruising 80 mph. Saying that, I love it. With the factory tire/rim 275/40/17...
08-08-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,424
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

My car dyno 426 hp with LS1, CNC Ported 799/243,...

My car dyno 426 hp with LS1, CNC Ported 799/243, Cam, Headers, LS6 intake. Intake holding me back. But I daily drive my car. I am getting 19 mpg. I put around 10,000 miles on it in about a year.
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08-08-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

I have the before and after tune.I did the...

I have the before and after tune.I did the compare an a compare log, nothing pops up. Guess it was good enough.
08-07-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

And I agreed. And nothing against that. Time is...

And I agreed. And nothing against that. Time is money.

But would like to see something..... I'm gonna hook my wideband to interface with hptuners again, and do some logging. That was my only real...
08-07-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Trying to see what my tuner changed... EFI Live vs HPtuner

I took my Trans am to my local tuner this morning for a Cam Only tune (street tune). My Previous tune was a Head/Cam tune (street tune), that he done earlier this year (but due to my CNC 799 heads...
08-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Local shop got back with me. I have an...

Local shop got back with me. I have an appointment Monday morning. They are going to adjust my tune for the changes. Charging me $100, I think that is fair.
07-31-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By Rok_Star_Bars

Lean in close loop

My 2002 Trans Am was tuned by a local shop. Everything worked great for about 6 months. Unfortunately my CNC 799 heads dropped a valve seat and need some work. So in the mean time, I reinstalled my...
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