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Old 03-28-2013, 10:34 AM   #221
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Originally Posted by ponjohn View Post
What is the final compression ratio with the ls6 heads and 6.0?

Curious, have you calculated MPG?
Stock LQ9 is like 10.0-1 so i think we are 10.9-11.0 to 1 with LS6 Head.

Gas mileage hasn't been calculated as i don't really drive the car but around town, race it.

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Old 03-30-2013, 07:17 PM   #222
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Sweet car! I liked your attention to detail removing the frame and painting it. Glad to see someone doing a G body. Not too many of these out there. I've had mostly X bodies and now I've got two F's. Trying to get one of em going this summer!
Good luck with hitting those 10's!
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Man that's sweet Malibu ,I be lucky to get mine half that clean when I ever get around to doing mine lol, glade to see u swapped to the newer mcss dash I think the gages look 10x better then the ol long sweep needle Speedo lol. But happy to see it back up an running
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How'd you make out at Atco? I was going to go last night, but plan to go sometime tomorrow.
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Old 06-13-2014, 08:14 AM   #225
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Great build. What Pressure power steering line did you use with your build. In August when I return from Korea I will be building my 78 Malibu as well.
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