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Ya stock 6.2L love cams. I also did A 2800 stall, rockers, injectors, ported the heads. I work for GM so I get all the parts for super cheap. It's vengance racing cam. Great company. I deleted the vvt and my tuner made me tons of power. 404 stock, 326 at the wheels, after cam and a few little mods, 539 at the crank and 418 at the wheels, the charger should be good for another 80 RWHP with 6 lbs boots. Heck I run my 86 Regal T at 26 lbs on meth lol! weeeeeeee

Damn Nate! I was building a KA-24 DET when I sold it and got into HT. Built block, bored and machined. Forged pistons, rods the usual. B&C cams, aftermarket intake, 1000cc injectors, all the works ya know. Was gonna run eE-85 and go for 450hp on medium aggressive boost. Big Ol Garrett Turbo!!! Block was built at PSI or Portland Speed Industries in Portland OR. They have an in house 1200HP Supra on the floor! The turbos on that thing was HUGE!!!!
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I am considering purchasing a pair of T8 LPs for surround duty and trying to see if the dimensions will work in my room. At what height should the cd be (ear level, above the ear X feet, below the ear X feet) for optimal surround sound?

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Ya stock 6.2L love cams. I also did A 2800 stall, rockers, injectors, ported the heads. I work for GM so I get all the parts for super cheap. It's vengance racing cam. Great company. I deleted the vvt and my tuner made me tons of power. 404 stock, 326 at the wheels, after cam and a few little mods, 539 at the crank and 418 at the wheels, the charger should be good for another 80 RWHP with 6 lbs boots. Heck I run my 86 Regal T at 26 lbs on meth lol! weeeeeeee
539 HP? Sounds like the perfect vehicle for a Beer Run. biggrin.gif
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I just did a cam in my 2013 serria and netted 92 hp gain at the wheels ( 6.2L) and just got a smoking deal on a procharger.... I say get the charger!!! I will be running over 500hp at he wheels with minimal boost. Even with the cam its sooooo much fun!

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Nice! got any pics?

I will put one up as soon as I get my nice rims on it next week. It's got the stockers and factory rims with winter tires on it now. ugly lol.

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OK. Don't forget though. biggrin.gif

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Damn Nate! I was building a KA-24 DET when I sold it and got into HT. Built block, bored and machined. Forged pistons, rods the usual. B&C cams, aftermarket intake, 1000cc injectors, all the works ya know. Was gonna run eE-85 and go for 450hp on medium aggressive boost. Big Ol Garrett Turbo!!! Block was built at PSI or Portland Speed Industries in Portland OR. They have an in house 1200HP Supra on the floor! The turbos on that thing was HUGE!!!!

That would have been awesome! You would have had one insane motor. We can't get E-85 around here which is why I run a razors alky injection system on my regal. Last year I did a 11.35 @ 126 mph in it at 27lbs boost with a TE-44! Though other than the bottom end (still stock) that car has the best of everything. It's fun but finicky. The Truck will be my everyday ride as it is now. I got an aggressive tune but nothing insane, just have to run 94 octane in it, which is easy to get here. I know it's a truck but its one hell of a fun truck! Now if I could only get better than 9 MPG LOL

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I've got a big sticker on the back window that says " zombie outbreak response unit" hahahaha

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Sorry off topic.
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Dammit man! This is the JTR thread....we don't go off topic. Oh wait, I mean we often go off topic. smile.gif Nice Vette!

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Nice! I love the old vette's. I sat in a new Stingray at the auto show and I did not fit very well. Good thing the top was down, cause my head was sticking out of the roof line by about 6". Don't think I would be able to drive it on a rainy day.
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Jeff (JTR) is a "gear head " so it is all good.

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I am considering purchasing a pair of T8 LPs for surround duty and trying to see if the dimensions will work in my room. At what height should the cd be (ear level, above the ear X feet, below the ear X feet) for optimal surround sound?

Put the CD 1-2' above seated head height.

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Jeff (JTR) is a "gear head " so it is all good.

That's the truth. When Jeff was out here for a few days we were talking about Tom Danley and his designs. They are good friends and I asked Jeff if Tom had discussed the line source S-Horn with him. Jeff said; "we never talk business, just cars and motorcycles"

That is probably why they are still friends ... smile.gif

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All this chevy talk..... smile.gif

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That's the truth. When Jeff was out here for a few days we were talking about Tom Danley and his designs. They are good friends and I asked Jeff if Tom had discussed the line source S-Horn with him. Jeff said; "we never talk business, just cars and motorcycles"

That is probably why they are still friends ... smile.gif

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All this chevy talk..... smile.gif

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Mustang?

Here is mine, KB supercharged, HCI etc:

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I've always like fox body mustangs. Super nice!

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Well I got several room treatments built and hung. But I didn't scientifically place with the ETC in REW and I think my reflections may look worse. But I don't know how to interpret them. My FR response has improved though and noise floor decreased a few db's. I will get pics later...
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these are fun too.
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these are fun too.

Now that's more my style!...smile.gif
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Mustang?

Here is mine, KB supercharged, HCI etc:

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Nice !

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My biggest issue with the JTRs is that now I spend an hour listening to music after every movie I watch.... This is really cutting into my sleep time. My coffee consumption has gone up. But, man, music is so engaging with these speakers, it's easy to lose track of time.
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And dangerous.

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Question around timelines...my house build should conclude in august, at which point I would like to fire up some new neosis 212s and single 8s in my dedicated theater....when should I place the order with JTR?
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Depends upon what type of finish you want. Veneered or any optional finish like a smooth mat finish require an extra 4-6 weeks. My veneered 228HTs and smooth Slant 8HTs took 10 weeks but the order was placed end of last year so Jeff was buried with all of us trying to beat the price increases. I believe the standard finish ships in 4-6 weeks. Best to email or cal JTR for updated info.
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Question around timelines...my house build should conclude in august, at which point I would like to fire up some new neosis 212s and single 8s in my dedicated theater....when should I place the order with JTR?

I placed an order for 3xT8HT-LP's. Jeff has given me an ETA for end of next week (1 month). They do not have any upgraded veneers, etc.
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Fine, you're going to make me. '69 chevelle I built from scratch. Welded/boxed the entire frame, redesigned the suspension mounts, adjustable suspension, corvette z06 brakes and a fully forged 540ci big block dynoed at 800hp, 795ftlbs. Now Fully multiport efi with coil per cylinder. Tremec tko600 5 speed manual and moser rear end. Built for street/road course. I also have a BMW 335 with bigger inter cooler, downpipes and oil cooler tuned to about 420hp.
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Ok, now you're going to make me do it. I don't talk about that part of my life on these forums because I don't want all of you speaker geeks to feel bad that I'm a rad badass out kickin' @ss on my toys while you're sitting on the couch watching movies and eating candy.

So here it is. Faux chrome trim, awesome handlebar hanging thingamajigs, upgraded hub bearings and flashing spoke clickers. Sweeeet!

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Ok, now you're going to make me do it. I don't talk about that part of my life on these forums because I don't want all of you speaker geeks to feel bad that I'm a rad badass out kickin' @ss on my toys while you're sitting on the couch watching movies and eating candy.

So here it is. Faux chrome trim, awesome handlebar hanging thingamajigs, upgraded hub bearings and flashing spoke clickers. Sweeeet!


What, no ape hanger kit! confused.gif Come on man ... tongue.gif

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