Hello Australia! My name is Andy and I own a small company called Squash Performance based in the US. We specialize in fuel systems and that's what brings us here. A few years ago I fell in love with the Pontiac G8 and bought one. Since then we've designed and manufactured a few things for the G8 and have been expanding into other markets such as the 2010+ Camaro.
In 2011 we brought our "Dual Pumper" for the G8 to market. This unit facilitates installation of two Walbro 255 or Aeromotive 340 pumps into the fuel tank while retaining the stock "bucket" from the sending unit. This was done in order to use the factory-designed jet pump to pull fuel from the other side of the tank to start with. Another benefit is that same jet pump actually keeps the fuel bucket full even when the fuel level is below the sides of the sending unit so the effects of fuel slosh around corners is basically eliminated.
We've also started the prototype Dual Pumper for the 2010+ Camaro and all indications are that it will work in the Commodore VE Series II. I've seen the sending unit in the Chevy Caprice PPV that we're importing from down under (no more G8??? grrrr) and I would expect this is the same as the VE II. If anyone wants to help me verify that I'll return the favor.
I'm also the guy who designed the rear Camaro brake swap brackets for the G8. I even sent some to Australia a while back so maybe someone on here has them on their car? I'm working on the parking brake shoe to fit the larger rotors and that should be about 30 days out. You can buy bracket kits on our site for $50 US if you can live without the parking brake for a while.
If anyone has ideas for new products, suggestions for existing ones, or just wants to chew the fat, post in here and let me know!
Squash Performance LLC
Last edited by Andy@SquashPerformance; 04-03-2012 at 01:31 AM.
First of all, welcome to the Forums, hope all goes well!
Now down to business... I'm not sure if what I need is something you would be into, but I'll give you a rundown.
Basically I am putting a VZ LS1 into a HQ, ('72) One tonne ute, and need a bit of a fuel system. It has stock fuel rails and pressure reg on it at the moment.
Just wondering if it's possible to slightly modify one of your pumps to make it a bolt in job, instead of sitting into the normal seat in the top of the plastic tanks. Is it possible to make the flange at the top of the pump unit a little wider, or is there enough of a lip to be able to drill a series of holes to enable it to be bolted down?
If so, can/do you also make another ring that I can weld into my tank to bolt it too, or to accept the standard locking ring?
Hope some of that made sense?!
I think I know what you're after. Do you know how deep the old tank is? The new tanks are only about 150mm deep where the sending unit mounts and it seems like most older tanks are much deeper than that. If your old tank is around 150mm deep we could make a mount that you would weld on, I'm sure we can figure that out pretty simply. Let me know if we're on the right track??
Here is the direct link to that product: Billet G8 High Flow Double Pumper, Squash Performance
We also offer a couple of options for plumbing the system - "returnless" style with the Corvette C5 regulator and all the fittings and hoses you need - and a full return style with Aeromotive rails, 10 micron filter, check valve, FPR, etc..
As far as my car goes - I've got a TVS2300 on it, Livernois cam, ported heads, long tubes, etc. I've also got a Pedders XA Track II, Camaro Brembo's on all 4 corners, and a whole bunch of other stuff on it. Some pix:
I've done quite a few track days with it - it works awesome! Here's a video, the only one I have... Blackhawk Farms 10-20-2010 - Andy - YouTube
Hey ANdy - Fow do you feel now that te COmmodore is coming back - as the Chevy SS ?
Only 150mm deep????????????