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Everyone who has a 6th gen Camaro knows about the factory crush pipes in the exhaust. For those who don’t know, the stock exhaust has been crushed from the factory to create more clearance where the exhaust passes under the differential. It looks incredibly restrictive but we recently installed and tuned a supercharged 6th gen Camaro with stock exhaust so it gave us the opportunity to find out how restrictive the stock crush pipes really are. After tuning we made 657whp (wheel horsepower)through the stock crush pipes and it was holding!  Although best practices include replacing these crush pipes with...

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Beyond a quality installation, getting the computer to play nice is the most important step. We recently had a good customer show up with a '73 Camaro Z28 that he had just swapped in an LS3 and said the car ran and drove fine. He had no complaints and only wanted to see how much power it would put down on our chassis dyno. We noticed right away that fuel trims were 20% off which is fine at partial throttle but can cause big problems at full throttle. In just one round of adjustments we were able to find approximately 80...

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