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Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-05-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Heads-up
Did some research the closest thing I can find is...

Did some research the closest thing I can find is from Holley Sniper stand-alone shift light part number 840002-1. It's not exactly what I needed but I can make it work. It plugs into the OBD II port...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 08-04-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Heads-up
Tach with adjustable staging light

I'm bracket racing my car. It's difficult to watch the tach and the tree at the same time. I'd like a stage light on my dash that is adjustable similar to a shift light. I can do this by ear, but in...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 08-01-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,896
Posted By Heads-up
I got around 24 driving all interstate at 80 with...

I got around 24 driving all interstate at 80 with the car stock. That's with 5 miles or so of driving in town and then running highway until I needed fuel.

After I turned of AFM off, added headers...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-10-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Heads-up
V6 rear brake swap to ss for drag wheels

Considering smaller rear brakes to run a smaller drag wheel with drag radials at the track. Has anyone swpped LT brakes to the rear of an SS? I have read it's possible, but I'm not finding a write...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-09-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Heads-up
I just installed the BMR drag pack with strange...

I just installed the BMR drag pack with strange coilovers. They suggested "Compression 6 clicks rebound 4 clicks from softest setting" as a starting point with a drag radial on the track.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-09-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Heads-up
Weld Laguna 17x10_2010 ss_stock brakes

Anyone try the Weld Laguna 17x10 with the stock Brembo calipers? Initially I was told they fit and would work with a MT 305/45 17 drag radial. The local shop doing the install says the wheels rub the...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-27-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By Heads-up
That solved my problem. Thanks

That solved my problem. Thanks
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-26-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By Heads-up
Compression test engine wont crank

I am putting headers on my car. I had all the plugs out so I figured I'd test the compression, (only had the car for a thousand miles or so). The coils and plug wires are off, spark plugs are out,...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-15-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Heads-up
I will check into that. Thanks.

I will check into that. Thanks.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-13-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Heads-up
That is what I was afraid of. I should have done...

That is what I was afraid of. I should have done everything at once, but ran out of time. I needed the car for a week while my daily driver was in the shop. Still cheaper than a rental.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 04-12-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Heads-up
Cradle Bushings and alignment

I just installed BMR suspension in the rear end and got an alignment done. The shop marked the bolts and alignment adjusters with paint to get things close the next time I tear it down.

I still...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-27-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Heads-up
I'll try the c clamp. Thanks for that suggestion....

I'll try the c clamp. Thanks for that suggestion. If that doesn't work I'll cut it.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-27-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Heads-up
Yes I have tried a hammer. I cant hit it straight...

Yes I have tried a hammer. I cant hit it straight on the end due to the exhaust being partially in the way. I put a punch on the bolt it and hit it as hard as i can. I'd pull the exhaust, but the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-27-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Heads-up
Second picture is of the removed left LCA

Second picture is of the removed left LCA
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-27-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Heads-up
Lower control arm removal

I'm installing LCA from BMR. The right side arm will not come off. The left side came off easily. The bolt goes through the frame and then the lca has a rubber bushing with a steel core. I've tried...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 02-25-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Heads-up
Traction Control and 3.91's

For those of you running higher horsepower or lower gears, how well does the traction control work with performance radials (not drag) on the street?
I am installing rear suspension mods/bushing...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-09-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Heads-up
The drag kit Im installing has bushings, control...

The drag kit Im installing has bushings, control arms, adjustable shocks, etc.. wheel hop should be covered.
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 02-08-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Heads-up
Ring and Pinion Brand

Looking to replace my ring and pinion when I install my Eaton True-trac for drag racing. I read a few threads where people stated use OEM or American Axle Manufacturing (Oem supplier?).

There...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-08-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Heads-up
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-07-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Heads-up
Drag Radials Cornering

Looking to buy some 17" drag radials for the strip. Of course this will require new wheels. I'd like to purchase 4 wheels so they match.

Those of you running 17" rears how well do they corner?...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 01-30-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Heads-up
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 01-29-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Heads-up
Stock Diff and axles 440 RWHP

Just purchased a 2010 2SS with auto trans. I will be daily driving the car in the summer and bracket racing 6-8 time year. My plan for the car is CAI, Headers, and maybe gears this year and a GPI VVT...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 12-07-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Heads-up
I've heard from the semi serious racers at the...

I've heard from the semi serious racers at the local track that you lose .01 et for every 100 feet of DA. For 6000 that's .6 seconds slower. That sorta matches the nhra formula for elevation. I tried...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 12-06-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Heads-up
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 12-04-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Heads-up
What tire do you reccomend with the 17. The 305...

What tire do you reccomend with the 17. The 305 45 17 MT et street R looks good if it will fit that wide a tire
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 12-03-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Heads-up
The closer to 12.0 the better. But I'd be happy...

The closer to 12.0 the better. But I'd be happy with anything consistent and reliable under 12.99 seconds.

Im guessing a bit but i think that a stock ss would run about 14.0 here. The nrha...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 12-03-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By Heads-up
Bracket racing set up parts priority

Hello all,

Im currently planning to buy a 5th gen SS L99/A6 in the next few months. I will be bracket racing it this summer at the local track here in Billings Montana. The car will be a street...
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