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- Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:53 am
- Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
- Topic: Just back from new camshaft tuning Question
- Replies: 26
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I left the engine in the car, as I did not switch the stall converter. The biggest challenge in that method was re-installing the harmonic balancer. With an automatic transmission, the motor will rotate, I had to remove the starter, and use the flywheel to hold the motor in place, the books say tor...
I know plenty of G8 guys and SS guys have done it. Did you have to beat the tunnel or make any other permanent mods to make it fit?
It's a much stronger transmission, you can have a transbrake, the tuning is probably easier (I stay away from only the most basic 6L80 tuning), a lot of high powered don't need the crazy-low first gear ratio of the 6L80, and they're cheaper.
Need to work on that tree a bit! :lol: Nice pass. How does that converter/gear combination work on the street? Just curious. Our 96 SS has a converter and gear in it. It's kind of lazy off a light, unless you stick your foot in it, but otherwise not bad to drive. Just wondering about this combo. Th...
The next weekend I ran an 11.48 @ 118.42. I have been told that it was the fastest naturally aspirated pass ever in a Caprice PPV. That was done with a stock bottom end/factory displacement with unported heads, intake, and throttle body!
- Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:06 pm
- Forum: Drivetrain tech
- Topic: Zl1 rear diff or cradle in a ppv?
- Replies: 14
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(having some trouble finding the sickest PPV's out there to use as template, time is money and I have spent way too much time it feels learning stuff some others already know)(and I haven't even started the actual build). But like it has been said.... "follow the G8, SS, Camaro boys". There is a to...