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Old 02-09-2017, 11:27 AM
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Default Front drive assembly for LS3 - suggestions?

I am looking at buying a black billet front drive assembly for my new LS3 motor and there are so many people making them now days. Im hoping someone can throw out some suggestions of a good quality setup, perhaps some vendors on here sell them. NON A/C car
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Old 02-09-2017, 11:33 AM
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I just went through this with my LS3 build. I ended up going with the 8-Rib kit from Eddie Motorsports. http://www.eddiemotorsports.com/

I'm super happy with it, zero complaints on my end. I basically got it together then did Power Tour with the car. Not a single issue!

The kit went together really easily too, not too complicated or anything. They support the site too, so it's nice to help out those who help us.
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I have used several Vintage Air Frontrunners and they work flawlessly.
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We are using this one & it looks real nice!!!

http://www.allamericanbillet.com/m/p...htm?id=-333320
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If your going to autocross the car or run road courses ... or simply want the best drive system capable of that ... consider this one HERE.



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If your going to autocross the car or run road courses ... or simply want the best drive system capable of that ... consider this one HERE.



Never heard of Drive Junky, but I must say Ron you definitely know your ****. So the fact that you are personally backing this product adds some value. Price seems pretty fair as well
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I just bought a Wegner front set up for my supercharged LS7 and I've heard nothing but good stuff about it and how it's phenominal.
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I used the vintage air front runner kit Really worked out well
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I've had zero issues with my Vintage Air Front Runner's power steering pump.

However, one small nit with all of these aftermarket drives is that to make them fit in virtually any engine compartment they bring the accessories in as tight to the front of the motor as possible. All of them put the alternator right in front of the cylinder head. Having the voltage regulator of your alternator within 1/2" of the head with poor airflow is really hard on the alternator.

I've killed a few regulators in extended autocross sessions. Never a problem on road course or street driving.
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I just bought a Wegner front set up for my supercharged LS7 and I've heard nothing but good stuff about it and how it's phenominal.
same here I have a Wegner set up also. looks amazing motor is not in yet so can't say anything else but I already know it gonna be perfect.

I had a vintage air kit also on a LS3 it looked great and ran great only problem I went to super charge the motor and the vintage air front runner will not work with any FI product so make sure you are never ever gonna super charge it or you will have to buy again.

or just save yourself the head ache and get Wegner now
check out his valve covers also. he custom made me a set and wow they are perfect.
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