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by SikSilverado
Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Getting married in Kaiui
Replies: 15
Views: 11524

Congrats! :D
by SikSilverado
Fri Aug 26, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: L29 questions..
Replies: 55
Views: 74365

I've got a 454 merc (boat) biggest differences in boat vs auto, boats have hardly any overlap in the cam to avoid reversion (water in the heads from exhaust) Boats run near/at WOT all times. Cars do not. As such you want lots of air flow and intake volume in a boat where an auto intake has short run...
by SikSilverado
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Neighbors
Replies: 14
Views: 13192

that's cool. Glad to hear he stepped up on his own morals.
by SikSilverado
Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Neighbors
Replies: 14
Views: 13192

ugh. I know these types..


You probably have some chains laying around.. You could always use them to move his car for him. In the middle of the street is a good place, then promptly call the police and suggest the cars been abandoned. 8)
by SikSilverado
Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Fails to perform as advertised.
Replies: 52
Views: 61764

I'll give you that for sure.. Riding in my truck is like a caddy esp since im running 2011 rear cab mounts now..its a world of difference. The fords are like driving a covered wagon down the highway.
by SikSilverado
Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Fails to perform as advertised.
Replies: 52
Views: 61764

stiffer frames do better with heavy loads. lack of twist pushes all the flex back to the suspension with a sloppy frame and stock suspension pulling a heavy trailer could be unpredictable. thats why the tow ratings keep climbing as the frames get stronger and stronger. It's easier to drive. aside fr...
by SikSilverado
Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Sorry but whats tbiâ„¢?
Replies: 18
Views: 20161

Toilet Bowl Injection. It's not just for the serious racers anymore.

8)
by SikSilverado
Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: Bluetooth Hack into PCM's?
Replies: 31
Views: 32135

I'm good. Yep Ill keep my 06. I might buy used up to 2010. but um, yeah now I feel old. Resist change.. .. ..

:x
by SikSilverado
Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: possibly bad CV joints?
Replies: 5
Views: 7832

Ok well. I don't know if it's resolved but a few things are. This is irritating.. My diagnoses of the "area" was somewhat correct. However this stems from a crappy alignment I got at pep boys in Phoenix before I came up here --- directly after I installed all new urethane bushings, upper/lower ball ...
by SikSilverado
Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:18 pm
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: New Process 263 XHD transfer case
Replies: 27
Views: 69086

in some cases.. You can have someone tig it back together. But its mag so if its done wrong it'll turn into a road flare. haha! alot of guys have done the JB weld deal, if its prepped right it'll never be a problem hell silicon would probably fix it. The cheapie $20-30 deal isnt a pump cover is a st...
by SikSilverado
Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: where do you calibrate a clicker torque wrench..
Replies: 17
Views: 18529

Sounds like you got lucky, the pawn shops in Okla i went to didn't have very good deals. I did see quite a few 36v dewalts though. Guns were the cheapest really.. but being from out of state I couldnt buy ;) I've been looking for a stupid deal on a tech2 w/ the add ons. that'd be sweet I want to be ...
by SikSilverado
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: where do you calibrate a clicker torque wrench..
Replies: 17
Views: 18529

well.. the 3/4 one i returned to HF haha.. Ive got this 1/2 laying around I use from time to time, no label on it. Looks generic. It has a set screw down towards the handle. for $80 I could probably get 4 of them :) Guessing don't worry about it too much unless its a near free fix, or buy a real one...
by SikSilverado
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: New Process 263 XHD transfer case
Replies: 27
Views: 69086

I went through mine before I drove up to Oregon. I used merchant automotives kit though, I did think about the cheapie fix but merchant warranty's your case for life after install and his is billet aluminum.. http://www.merchant-automotive.com/ as featured on TruckU.... Mine didn't wear a hole and t...
by SikSilverado
Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: where do you calibrate a clicker torque wrench..
Replies: 17
Views: 18529

where do you calibrate a clicker torque wrench..

I kinda feel dumb for asking.. But no one seems to know.


.. and by where, i mean who or what shop has the equipment.

Thanks!
by SikSilverado
Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: LT-1 heads on NON-LT-1 block Q's
Replies: 15
Views: 19789

:lol:
by SikSilverado
Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: Need more towing power!
Replies: 14
Views: 16095

Ooh.. Now I want a sneaky pete setup! :D

may even look into a wet setup so it doesn't go lean but its a "cheaper" addition than a full time supercharger or motor swap.. and there's alotta used setups!
by SikSilverado
Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Shuttle launch,
Replies: 241
Views: 186783

http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/285104_10150242962211607_723871606_7790116_5364462_n.jpg found this 'lil guy in McMinnville Oregon last week.. Scaled Composites made it. I can't remember the X number.... Not sure if it's this guy as they seem slightly different..but nothing else look...
by SikSilverado
Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Side Garage
Topic: Hydroboost Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 13069

now im curious too.. Mine seems fine, but not always sure it works so great..
by SikSilverado
Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: GM Performance Forum
Topic: Need more towing power!
Replies: 14
Views: 16095

just look what mercruiser did with the 8.1s for marine! its like LS1 met big block.. nothing but power.