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Forum: S-Series Mods 02-14-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,136
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: '00 SL1 LS4 V8 Sleeper Project

Well I'm impressed this thing exists. Good job.

I watched the Foxbody race video and laughed at how much the thing squats under acceleration.

Keep up the good work.
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-29-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: SC2 top end mods for fuel economy

I didn't see that was from Canuckistan.

My PR was 53.5 going 50-55 through Iowa.
If he's doing imperial gallons then its a 20% increase [64ish mpg]

But the point is his figure isn't really...
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-26-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: SC2 top end mods for fuel economy

Stop everything. This guys got all the answers.
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-25-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: SC2 top end mods for fuel economy

Because the rings are the cause of the oil consumption. Anything short of installing new rings is just a waste of time.

You could do a quick and dirty rebuild, new rings & a quick cylinder hone...
Forum: S-Series Mods 11-08-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: cylinder head modification ideas

Source yourself a 1st gen, 5bolt head with Flat Face valves and get yourself a header.

If you can find one in the junkyard with the valve cover still on, pull it, lap the valves, maybe change the...
Forum: S-Series Mods 11-02-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Bolt On HP For Nitrous

Spray the piss out of it.
Forum: S-Series Mods 03-31-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 640
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Steering Column/Rack swap

Hey guys, I'll be looking to switch over to a 3rd gen steering wheel in my 99 SL2. A question I have:

Will a 3rd generation airbag be compatible with the connector/system in the 99?
Forum: S-Series Tech 03-10-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,408
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Wheel bearings that last?

+1 on replacing the hub if you keep smoking bearings.
Forum: S-Series Mods 02-28-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: SL1 hyPer miler

Seeing as gasoline turbo vehicles have lower compression engines than their equivalent NA vehicles, have a large restriction in the exhaust [the turbo], and has additional resistance in the intake...
Forum: S-Series Mods 02-25-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Front caliper drag reduction clips mod

The rolling radius of the tires are roughly 300mm.

R_rolling = 300Nm
2Nm * 4 wheels = 8 Nm
8Nm / .3m = 27N

27 newtons is not much of a reduction in the vehicles RR on the highway. Also, we...
Forum: S-Series Mods 02-20-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,225
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: SL1 hyPer miler


As usual, just ignore shocktop.
Shifting at low engine RPMs is a good method for increasing FE.
As engine speed increases, the drag from all the internal losses do as well [piston ring...
Forum: S-Series Mods 02-06-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Saturn Drifting

Just stop posting.
Forum: S-Series Mods 02-06-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Lighter pannels

Like everyone else is saying, there are loads of other things to remove that will be much more beneficial and cost effective than dealing with replacing already light panels.
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-30-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Lighter pannels

Are you actually racing the car?
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-29-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Replacement sway bar for '02 SC?

Where are you located?
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-29-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: 01SC2...Car lost all gears...middle of busy highway...

A replacement transmission is in order. Also if the axle looks like it could be damaged, might as well replace it. However if the boot isn't ripped and it moves around smoothly, it should be fine.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-28-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: transmission slipping in 3rd gear and up

So with the clutch pedal all the way out, it only slips in 3rd - 5th, not in 1st and 2nd?

That doesn't make a whole lot of sense.

On the issue of the clicking, my perfection clutch hydros made...
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-24-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,081
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: v6 s-series

Now its making sense.
Forum: S-Series General 01-22-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: First Second Gen SC2?

He's trying to sell a car and you are being apprehensive and indecisive. How would you feel?
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-11-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,011
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Forum: S-Series General 01-09-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: oil pan replacement

If everything sounds alright, don't bother replacing anything.
Forum: S-Series Mods 01-08-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,032
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Rear Hub Spacers are back in stock.

Yup. He's also listing them on ebay for anyone else wondering:
Forum: S-Series General 01-08-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,449
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Saturn SL In Beast-Mode Snow

So you're complaining about wheel spin, but you dont attempt to control how you accelerate from a stop?

That makes a lot of sense.
Forum: S-Series Tech 01-08-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: Wrist pin bushing replacement

Or just leave the rest alone and run it like it is.
Forum: S-Series Mods 12-26-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By AlexofNazareth
Re: new and need a little help 2000sl2

People manual swap these cars all the time. Where are you reading that there will be issues with the BCM?

As far as ratios go, if its a DD and you're doing a lot of highway driving Id advise...
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