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#1061942 - 05/16/19 04:44 PM 87SSAC Returns  
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Slapping a bunch of SC and C parts on the old Aero this week. I had adjustable UCA in the front from Marcus and C5 brakes on Monte spindles and hubs. Soon I will have tubular lowers with the adjustable uppers, but now I have the S-10 spindle swap. I wanted to upgrade the hubs for a while before we start autocrossing the car more often. While I am at it double adjustable shocks front and rear are coming in the mail and should be here soon.

After all this is done, slap the interior back in. Long story was going to redo it first but Powertour is coming so back in goes the old. I have get a new alignment front and rear and then get new cam tuned.


I am hoping the BTR Stage 4 cam wakes up the 6.0 a little more. Eliminated the VVT.

All this started last year when I dropped a valve. She has been down since March 2018.


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#1061944 - 05/16/19 10:31 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Great news. Mine is still down for the count after 6 months. Just cant find the time to work on it and get it running again


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#1061951 - 05/17/19 03:07 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Originally Posted by 345HP87SSAC
Slapping a bunch of SC and C parts on the old Aero this week. I had adjustable UCA in the front from Marcus and C5 brakes on Monte spindles and hubs. Soon I will have tubular lowers with the adjustable uppers, but now I have the S-10 spindle swap. I wanted to upgrade the hubs for a while before we start autocrossing the car more often. While I am at it double adjustable shocks front and rear are coming in the mail and should be here soon.

After all this is done, slap the interior back in. Long story was going to redo it first but Powertour is coming so back in goes the old. I have get a new alignment front and rear and then get new cam tuned.


I am hoping the BTR Stage 4 cam wakes up the 6.0 a little more. Eliminated the VVT.

All this started last year when I dropped a valve. She has been down since March 2018.


The BTR cam will certainly wake the 6.0 up, assuming you have a 3000+ converter. I've got the summit stage 3 which is 231/242 .600/.600 made 420 to the tires.


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#1061955 - 05/17/19 09:21 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Circle D 3200 Stall.


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#1062066 - 05/29/19 12:02 AM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Well got the old girl started and drove around the block. Off to get alignment tomorrow and tuned Thursday! Hoping for 425 at the tire. We will see I guess.


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#1062072 - 05/29/19 04:00 AM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Who is running it?


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#1062074 - 05/29/19 12:53 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Justune in Grain Valley. It is who the engine builder wanted me to use.


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#1062075 - 05/29/19 03:31 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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That'll work...


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#1062077 - 05/29/19 08:55 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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He did the Marauder back a few years ago. That was the 5.0 withy the V3. It made good numbers on a safe tune.


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#1062093 - 05/30/19 09:33 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Back from the tune. New cam changed it some. Went from 369/346 to vroom 445/368. Not as big of a TQ change as I was hoping for. This is with the 3200 stall and the big 4L85E transmission. It is turning the Currie 12 bolt which I am sure robs some HP compared to the old 7.5.


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#1062096 - 05/30/19 11:49 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Nice... How is the driveability with that big HP number and stall?


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#1062103 - 05/31/19 11:11 AM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Still have a small glitch. If I let off gas quickly, the rpm falls and it almost dies. Other then that it is a beast. That Circle D 3200 stall will drive normal under light or regular load. It really comes alive around 2500 rpms. I’m looking forward to the Powertour.


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New BTR Stage 4 cam makes 449 HP and 380 TQ TQ at the wheels. 6.0 LY6 VVT and 4L85E!blackgoldaero http://www.cardomain.com/ride/671193
#1062104 - 05/31/19 12:00 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Originally Posted by 345HP87SSAC
Still have a small glitch. If I let off gas quickly, the rpm falls and it almost dies. Other then that it is a beast. That Circle D 3200 stall will drive normal under light or regular load. It really comes alive around 2500 rpms. I’m looking forward to the Powertour.


That's IAC count. Your tuner should have accounted for that when they tuned it.


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#1062105 - 05/31/19 01:04 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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He did some, but my O2 sensors are malfunctioning he said. I will see in the long run. I know I like the way it idles!


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#1062163 - 06/04/19 01:21 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Had a setback. A lug crosstreaded on the way off and now the axle stud is spinning on the backside. It came about a 1/3 of the way off when it failed. Now after I cut it off, I will have to pull the axle and install a new stud. That is if the axle flange is not messed up. Guess I wont be taking this car on the Powertour afterall.


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New BTR Stage 4 cam makes 449 HP and 380 TQ TQ at the wheels. 6.0 LY6 VVT and 4L85E!blackgoldaero http://www.cardomain.com/ride/671193
#1062208 - 06/06/19 03:44 AM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Got the stud replaced. Had to have one flown in from Currie. Couldn't find one like it local. Wont make the PT in the Aero this year. We will be in my daughter's TA.

On a side note, I bought some Dakota Digital gauges the other day and they arrived today.

Probably would have taken the car, but still waiting on some shocks. They are extremely late.


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#1062222 - 06/06/19 04:39 PM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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Originally Posted by 345HP87SSAC

Probably would have taken the car, but still waiting on some shocks. They are extremely late.


Should have ordered them from me... laugh


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#1062240 - 06/07/19 11:08 AM Re: 87SSAC Returns [Re: 345HP87SSAC]  
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If I had known u had some. I am still bummed I missed out on the seats!

Btw they got delivered today. We was already in Illinois.


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