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Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-02-2019, 07:23 AM
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Posted By AtlantaDan
Throw it together and let it eat.

Throw it together and let it eat.
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   04-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By AtlantaDan
FWIW, the OEM cast steel cranks are good to 600...

FWIW, the OEM cast steel cranks are good to 600 hp +/-. If you are boosting or nitrous, then go forged. If not, and you're not going to go wild with the engine - I wouldn't think twice about staying...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   09-30-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By AtlantaDan
1. This forum is pretty much dead. Try asking...

1. This forum is pretty much dead. Try asking over at LS1Tech.com in the LT1 subforum, or over at camaroz28.com.
2. Hard to say if you'll have driveability issues, but you probably will. EGR does...
Forum: Parts For Sale   08-22-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By AtlantaDan
You don't need the LT4 module. Trust me - I've...

You don't need the LT4 module. Trust me - I've made that mistake myself. False knock is pretty easy to sniff out nowadays with PC's and logging programs. Any decent tuner can sort it out without...
Forum: General Tech   07-19-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,974
Posted By AtlantaDan
May I suggest wandering over to...

May I suggest wandering over to "Bobistheoilguy.com". There's more than enough info over there to tickle whatever itch you've got in regard to base-stock content and whatnot
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   07-16-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By AtlantaDan
The issue started when your car got hot, and has...

The issue started when your car got hot, and has stayed hot (when you can get it running). Bubbles in the coolant are never a good thing. What does the coolant smell like? Hot running engine with...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   07-09-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By AtlantaDan
Lloyd Elliot. http://elliottsportworks.com/ or...

Lloyd Elliot. http://elliottsportworks.com/ or advanced induction
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   07-01-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By AtlantaDan
Steam pipe seals are available from Summit...

Steam pipe seals are available from Summit (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/nal-10108689) for $6, among other places. Get 4, and do NOT use oil plug seals.
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-10-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By AtlantaDan
Uh, which lower vacuum port have you blocked off...

Uh, which lower vacuum port have you blocked off and why? The oil in the intake is from the valve cover breather and is pretty normal.

Edit: The bottom port on the TB is for your charcoal canister...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   04-29-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By AtlantaDan
1. Who tuned this car? 2. You are running...

1. Who tuned this car?
2. You are running pig-rich. At times your B2 sensor is over 1 volt, and the B1 sensor is not far behind. This is happening even at idle. 16:33:38-16:33:48 both 02's are...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   03-07-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By AtlantaDan
The head composition has nothing to do with it....

The head composition has nothing to do with it. If you'd have put those on your steel heads they'd have done the same thing
Forum: PCM tuning & Computer Diagnostics   11-22-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By AtlantaDan
Ditch lt1edit and get TunerPro and eehack. Find...

Ditch lt1edit and get TunerPro and eehack. Find the correct $ee definition file online and then tune & flash to your heart's content. Both of those programs are free.

Before you go down that...
Forum: Rear End, Axles & Gearing   09-10-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By AtlantaDan
Yes, replace the axle, bearing and seal

Yes, replace the axle, bearing and seal
Forum: Rear End, Axles & Gearing   09-09-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By AtlantaDan
There may be a shim behind the backing plate,...

There may be a shim behind the backing plate, sandwiched between the backing plate and the flange of the axle tube. On my car, the shim is a two piece unit. Took me a while to figure out why I could...
Forum: LS1 | LS6 | LS2 | LS3 |LS7 Engine Tech   08-09-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By AtlantaDan
Why are you replacing the knock sensor to avoid...

Why are you replacing the knock sensor to avoid removing the intake? I'm not even remotely following you... That being said, get AC Delco sensors if you're replacing them, and torque them to spec. 14...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   08-04-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By AtlantaDan
Do you have a gauge external to the dash?

Do you have a gauge external to the dash?
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   08-03-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By AtlantaDan
There is no such thing as "conventional Mobil 1"....

There is no such thing as "conventional Mobil 1". All M1 oils are synthetics so dump that and try again.

Seriously. Get 5 qts of the cheapest oil they sell at WalMart and run it for the ring...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   08-02-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By AtlantaDan
My break-in process: - Literally the cheapest...

My break-in process:
- Literally the cheapest 5w30 conventional I could find. Run the engine for 20 minutes and do the (controversial) flogging of the engine to seat the rings: Warm it up, 20-65mph...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   07-14-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By AtlantaDan
Permatex Ultra Black is more than sufficient for...

Permatex Ultra Black is more than sufficient for the intake. It will never (hopefully) see temps that would require Ultra Copper. If you're getting close to 700 degrees on your intake, your car is on...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-25-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,896
Posted By AtlantaDan
A cammed engine will almost always have lower...

A cammed engine will almost always have lower idle vac than a stocker, as well. Have you checked fuel pressure?
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-15-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By AtlantaDan
Aftermarket dual-fans... PCM control?

I am installing dual aftermarket fans and a shroud from Derale (https://www.summitracing.com/parts/der-16838/overview/) to keep the wagon cool with the AC on. If I upgrade the wiring harness via...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-05-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,355
Posted By AtlantaDan
On my car (also a 95), there's one ground on the...

On my car (also a 95), there's one ground on the rear of the driver's side head, one ground at the alternator that goes to the battery, and the grounds at the coil bolt. Do a continuity or resistance...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-18-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By AtlantaDan
12:1 compression ratio... that has the potential...

12:1 compression ratio... that has the potential to make life difficult regarding tuning and knock. I am running 11.43:1 static, 8.59:1 dynamic and when it gets hot out (91 degrees ambient, IAT's of...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-16-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,598
Posted By AtlantaDan
This needs to be sticky'd. Its great information.

This needs to be sticky'd. Its great information.
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-01-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By AtlantaDan
Return them and get ARP.

Return them and get ARP.
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