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Old 04-19-2015, 12:27 PM
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How much? $1200?
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Old 04-20-2015, 10:55 AM
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Anyone know the weight of the LS9 aluminum block?
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Old 05-23-2015, 07:04 PM
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Just scrapped a cast iron 4 bolt main Gen I SBC Block, had main caps & freeze plugs other wise bare. It was 150 pounds.
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Old 01-03-2016, 08:25 PM
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Scaled my new LS3 crate motor yesterday. To get a comparison with the engine that came out of my car I 1) drained the sump (yes, new crate motor comes full!), 2) removed oil filter, 3) removed flex plate. 393.4 lbs.
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RIF - reading is fundamental.... " '82 Volvo 242---5.0L is gone, 6.2L coming soon!" What's a "Pontiac"? LOL Here - it's clear you need to look at pictures...








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Old 01-03-2016, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by ericwilloughby View Post
I don't speak Swedish.
Not a surprise Eric - you barely speak English....

Oh my - we have a bright one here.
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Old 01-18-2016, 12:43 PM
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Nice Volvo Michael. Very creative. Don't mind the natives.

As for the 4.8/5.3 cast iron blocks... is it safe to assume they weight about as much as the 6.0's? If not a bit more due to the smaller bore size.
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Some info on the 5.3 alu block weight and lightened ls blocks would be cool..
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Originally Posted by ericwilloughby View Post
Idiot. So much for props to u.
Get back to your mom's car
You win idiot of the day award. Congratulations ***.
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Gtfo here crybaby. I will post whatever I want. You dont run **** here.
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Old 04-24-2016, 12:50 AM
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That is a nice looking Volvo Mike. I love the wheels.


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RIF - reading is fundamental.... " '82 Volvo 242---5.0L is gone, 6.2L coming soon!" What's a "Pontiac"? LOL Here - it's clear you need to look at pictures...







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Nice editing trick there slick. Now it appears everyone else is talking to themselves and you weren't slinging around insults and acting like a complete *** for no reason. You sir are a genius.
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Old 05-12-2016, 07:33 PM
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Wanting an answer to the weight of a lightened LS engine block has lead me to LSM systems engineering. I've sent them an e-mail twice, but got no respond... anybody got an idea of the weight or who to contact?
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:12 PM
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