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Old 04-24-2016, 08:45 PM   #41
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Motor completely assembled and ready on the stand (pics tomorrow) now just drop K member and R&R...
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Old 04-25-2016, 07:43 AM   #42
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Transplant time...
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:09 AM   #43
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Two guys, two hours, and ~6 beers and its out...
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Nice build!
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Old 04-28-2016, 09:32 AM   #45
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Nice build!
Thanks, it has been a good learning experience for him and fun for us both!
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Old 05-02-2016, 08:49 AM   #46
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Made a little progress this weekend...
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:01 AM   #47
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Motor and tranny are in and about 1/2 way hooked up...
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Old 05-11-2016, 06:00 PM   #48
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Who needs parts...I have a F-body pan, pick-up, windage, front and rear covers, 98 cam, all internals etc...............
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:42 AM   #49
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Fabbed covers were too much of a pain...so I gutted some stockers and painted "Pontiac" blue.
Also take a look at the pics...this is how "they" think it should exhale vs. my thinking
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Old 05-28-2016, 04:20 PM   #50
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Well...IT'S ALIVE and Healthy!! Fired right up and almost idled on the stock tune! Need to upgrade fuel pump w/hotwire kit and it will be ready for the tuner
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Old 05-31-2016, 07:59 AM   #51
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Before and After under hood. Stock air box was only for initial start-up (MAF) She will be Speed Density tuned through a 92mm lid.
Trap door ready, waiting on new pump.
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Old 06-05-2016, 04:47 PM   #52
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Built 4L60 and FTI 3800 stall are in...all left is the fuel upgrade and tune
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Sweet build! Love the shop
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Old 06-10-2016, 05:24 PM   #54
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Sweet build! Love the shop
Thanks, should be completely done by the end of the weekend. Then schedule a time with my BA tuner
I have an idea of what she should make, but dyno will tell, it is a stalled auto so....track times are more important to me than dyno numbers.
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Fuel pump and hot wire kit are in. Exhaust complete (4" merge to 4" Dynomax bullet) = Deep and LOUD.
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No idea what it should make but it should be fun to drive.
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Excited to go to tuner on the 11th
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Bsmiff,
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Well, looky what showed up yesterday 17x4.5 and 15x10
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426whp 383wtq (acceptable I guess in 98* heat w/heat index at 106*)
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