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On 2/20/2020 at 1:59 PM, Rakkasan_Justin said:

Will have to upload in separate posts as the video files are too big. Tuning was a bit of a hassle with the new ECMs as the VE Tables are all AI controlled. Even tuners that know what they're doing will take some time to figure out the work around, and to adjust everything to where the AI can make sense of it all and learn. We have everything dialed in right now, just bumping the power limits up until it stops cutting under WOT. But as of right now we're showing over 600 ft-lbs at the crank and the computer is holding back. If all goes well we will have full power by tomorrow and then I will be scheduling power pulls at a local dyno next week for final numbers at the tire.

Wow this truck is insane, bravo. That idle sounds perfect ?. Looks like it’s ready for a 4 link and 3.0s!

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Crazy how much the DOD delete changed from the L86.  I had to look at the pictures a couple time because the valley looked nothing like my L86 when I did my cam and heads.  I have the 218/226 TSP 5.3 cam in my 2014 L86 6.2 with the 6 speed 3.42's.  I love it.

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On 2/29/2020 at 7:29 AM, brianc636 said:

Stupid question and I think I already know the answer, is there room on the back side of the firewall to run head studs and still get the heads off or is it too tight?

I honestly don't know, I want to say yes but my builder/tuner was the one doing the work and he will know the final answer. I'll ask and get back to you.

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On 3/3/2020 at 9:10 PM, anferknee said:

AZ truck? Who is doing the tuning?

Tuning done in house at my shop in Chandler, it was a pain in the ass to work around the new AI implementation on the VE tables, but we figured out how to adjust the AI values itself so that it stops fighting the cam.

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On 3/9/2020 at 12:26 PM, JONBLARC7 said:

Crazy how much the DOD delete changed from the L86.  I had to look at the pictures a couple time because the valley looked nothing like my L86 when I did my cam and heads.  I have the 218/226 TSP 5.3 cam in my 2014 L86 6.2 with the 6 speed 3.42's.  I love it.

Yeah, its insane with the new system being able to drop down to just one cylinder. We surprised TSP when we showed them that the cam phaser plug wouldn't fit, ended up shaving it down some for it to work.

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On 3/11/2020 at 1:30 PM, eppieguy said:

Warranty? What Warranty! ? If Only I had the B*lls to do something like that! Nice works guys! 

Truck paid off in full, and I have a new C8 on the way any day now. If I blow the engine that just gives me an excuse to build it for boost, or to finally work out a LT5 crate swap. ?

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1 hour ago, Rakkasan_Justin said:

Truck paid off in full, and I have a new C8 on the way any day now. If I blow the engine that just gives me an excuse to build it for boost, or to finally work out a LT5 crate swap. ?

 

1 hour ago, Rakkasan_Justin said:

Truck paid off in full, and I have a new C8 on the way any day now. If I blow the engine that just gives me an excuse to build it for boost, or to finally work out a LT5 crate swap. ?

So jealous of the C8, I have a C7 Z51 3LT, I’d so love a C8

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