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Since Camaro5 has no reliability anymore I figured I would post up here.

I know there are a bunch of Camaro5 guys floating in here but,
What is the V6 crowd running here for superchargers, turbos, and nitrous? Also what's going on? How's the car running? stories?
Help me get out my Camaro discussion withdrawals.
 

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Running the Ny-Trex Triple threat system with a 100 shot jet. Best time so far was 13.33 @ Englishtown this past April. Will be running again at Atco this Saturday 9/21 and will post results and videos.
Car is a 2010 V6 with American Racing headers/high flow cats, ported TB, Blacl-Iceolator, Injen CAI, SS rear with 3:45's, stall converter and 18" drag radials.
 

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I have the IPF setup on my 2010 2LT 6MT. My first experience with FI was with the unfortunately awful RX kit. It was total garbage, still is. Still owes me money.

I've had the IPF kit installed since last December. My car makes enough power to pull away from a stock SS pretty convincingly. Have noticed my car makes a grinding crunching noise upon startup like it did when I had the old Trifecta "Ghost Cam"tune in it.

I'm running rich, installing a new tune in it today. We'll see how that goes. I may have a corrupted ECU. I've heard different reports about the Trifecta tune and how once it's in your ECU, it's hard to remove.
 

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I have the IPF setup on my 2010 2LT 6MT. My first experience with FI was with the unfortunately awful RX kit. It was total garbage, still is. Still owes me money.

I've had the IPF kit installed since last December. My car makes enough power to pull away from a stock SS pretty convincingly. Have noticed my car makes a grinding crunching noise upon startup like it did when I had the old Trifecta "Ghost Cam"tune in it.

I'm running rich, installing a new tune in it today. We'll see how that goes. I may have a corrupted ECU. I've heard different reports about the Trifecta tune and how once it's in your ECU, it's hard to remove.
I have removed several Trifecta tunes for owners upgrading to a V8 and never had an issue, but then again I used the Trifecta software to remove it. I have heard of tuners trying to remove it with their software and having problems.
 

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I have removed several Trifecta tunes for owners upgrading to a V8 and never had an issue, but then again I used the Trifecta software to remove it. I have heard of tuners trying to remove it with their software and having problems.
I removed the trifecta tune with my trifecta software and flashed ECU back to stock after I removed the abortion kit from my car. I drove with my CEL on until sometime before I had the IPF kit installed when I took my car to the dealer and had them update my ECU.

Someone with a better knowledge of computer programming could explain it better but according to what I've been told by various ppl, Trifecta's software leaves something behind even when you remove it.
 

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I have the IPF setup on my 2010 2LT 6MT. My first experience with FI was with the unfortunately awful RX kit. It was total garbage, still is. Still owes me money.

I've had the IPF kit installed since last December. My car makes enough power to pull away from a stock SS pretty convincingly. Have noticed my car makes a grinding crunching noise upon startup like it did when I had the old Trifecta "Ghost Cam"tune in it.

I'm running rich, installing a new tune in it today. We'll see how that goes. I may have a corrupted ECU. I've heard different reports about the Trifecta tune and how once it's in your ECU, it's hard to remove.


Your horrible experience was the reason I started looking into other kits.
 

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I removed the trifecta tune with my trifecta software and flashed ECU back to stock after I removed the abortion kit from my car. I drove with my CEL on until sometime before I had the IPF kit installed when I took my car to the dealer and had them update my ECU.

Someone with a better knowledge of computer programming could explain it better but according to what I've been told by various ppl, Trifecta's software leaves something behind even when you remove it.
Interesting!!
Sorry you had such a bad experience with your first FI. I have seen the IPF kit on a members car and really like the setup, not to mention the car drives great.
 

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Since I changed from Trifecta to [email protected] I've been .34 quicker in the1/4 mile. Here is my best from Friday night. Car #2615

as not a track person, how do you get a higher mph by taking longer to get through the 1/4? or am I reading it wrong?
 

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ok, I think I got it now ... slow start but got moving and tripped the "radar" at a higher speed at the end ... I was thinking a steady gain and nothing about a slow start scenario ... thanks

Now another question ... in concept, the better mph implies the faster car, but with the time, the better car lost, correct? in this case the better driver won, while the (maybe) better car lost, right?
 

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ok, I think I got it now ... slow start but got moving and tripped the "radar" at a higher speed at the end ... I was thinking a steady gain and nothing about a slow start scenario ... thanks

Now another question ... in concept, the better mph implies the faster car, but with the time, the better car lost, correct? in this case the better driver won, while the (maybe) better car lost, right?
Traction is very important. All the horsepower in the world won't help if you can't get that power to the ground. An experienced driver may know how to launch the car better, that also helps a lot.

If you reference to "better" car as in "faster" car, can't really say the better driver won. I can say the car that "hooked" up better won.
 

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Traction is very important. All the horsepower in the world won't help if you can't get that power to the ground. An experienced driver may know how to launch the car better, that also helps a lot.

If you reference to "better" car as in "faster" car, can't really say the better driver won. I can say the car that "hooked" up better won.
better in this case meant 'got the car to work better' this particular time ... of course, next time could be different.
 

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Interesting!!
Sorry you had such a bad experience with your first FI. I have seen the IPF kit on a members car and really like the setup, not to mention the car drives great.
It's not that I've had a bad experience with IPF. I haven't. My first SC kit wasn't a kit at all. It was the POS RX SC kit by Tracy Lewis out of Bradenton Florida. I'm hearing that his shop has a "for rent" sign on it and he's no longer there. That might explain why the catchcan complaint threads keep piling up over on the other forum. I removed his garbage kit and installed the IPF kit a couple months later. What I'm trying to figure out is if my ECU has any residual Trifecta footprint on it.

The IPF kit itself is solid. Theirs has actual R&D behind it using their own test cars. Tracy Lewis @ RX Performance Products uses your car and then hands total strangers your keys and lets them take your car out and beat on it.

I've had my IPF kit on since the first part of last December. It's been pretty solid. The only major issue I've had is from the dealer working on my AC compressor and not putting charge pipes and BOV back on correctly causing it to start running super rich and then running lean up top with my latest tune. And my speedo is now off by about 10 at 70mph lol.

Sorry for the confusion.
 
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