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05-18-2019, 12:43 AM
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Posted By Shortbed70

Head milling

Ok first off I have a 09 5.3 shortblock Iím building into a bracket race engine. I have a set of 862 heads with pac springs. Iím wanting to get my compression up as much as possible without having to...
08-25-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,010
Posted By Shortbed70

Forgot to subscribe...

Forgot to subscribe...
08-25-2013, 12:13 PM
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Views: 6,010
Posted By Shortbed70

I have been debating doing that same swap in my...

I have been debating doing that same swap in my 04 5.3. It's the same lift as an ASA cam but less duration so won't have the choppy idle I like.. If it can be had for $100 I say go for it as long as...
08-22-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

Let me know how that goes because I was told that...

Let me know how that goes because I was told that residue is typical in an ls motor that doesn't get beat on and has milage. I know I've pulled a lot of oil caps off and found moisture and that...
08-21-2013, 10:45 PM
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Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

Call me crazy but since they didn't have any...

Call me crazy but since they didn't have any issues before I took apart I'm gonna run them...
08-20-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

There's been no sign of water and wasn't any sign...

There's been no sign of water and wasn't any sign when it was pulled... In the oil
08-20-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

So where does the water go if it gets into the...

So where does the water go if it gets into the oil? Every motor I've had that got water in the oil turned into a milkshake?
08-19-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

I did notice one of the heads have a fairly large...

I did notice one of the heads have a fairly large casting line that runs under that bolt area but what would coolant sepage look like? I know the oil would be milky but it was not!
08-19-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

My 706's have the AA battery looking mark so...

My 706's have the AA battery looking mark so guess I should be worried? The truck had no issues before...
08-19-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

Well I'm going to run them as the truck didn't...

Well I'm going to run them as the truck didn't have any coolant issues ad I'm cheap...found head gaskets MLS for $46 from my ls guy.. Ordering tonight!
08-18-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

I've heard this from several people including a...

I've heard this from several people including a guy that builds some nasty ls engines around me...
08-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

Anyone???

Anyone???
08-18-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

Btw they are off an 04 5.3

Btw they are off an 04 5.3
08-18-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,505
Posted By Shortbed70

Cracks on 706 heads?

So has anybody had this problem? If so where do they crack and how prone are the 706 castings compared to others??? I'm trying to budget build a motor and then I hear about the heads could crack...
08-17-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By Shortbed70

04 truck intake

I am not going to use this so I would rather have it gone that scrap or have to look at it. Came off an 04 gmc 1500 with DBW tb and has injectors still in it. Make me an offer if $150 is too much. I...
04-24-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

If I get my old truck back I'm gonna put the...

If I get my old truck back I'm gonna put the motor in and see how it performs with the 3.73 and spool that's in it. I still think its gonna need more gear but I guess we will see. All the racers I...
04-24-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

Thanks guys this is the info I was referring to...

Thanks guys this is the info I was referring to personal experience with parts.. I am goin to stay with FI because its almost the same price for carb but I need a new fuel pump and I have fuel line...
04-23-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

Btw I'm only running 1/8 mile.. I'm not wanting...

Btw I'm only running 1/8 mile.. I'm not wanting just a sound good cam like a thumper just want it to have an aggressive tone to it not like a tractor. I'm still researching just want a better idea on...
04-22-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

Thanks I've looked into the 6-7 shafts before and...

Thanks I've looked into the 6-7 shafts before and they are cheaper I'm also unsure on the carb. I still need to figure it up as far as between the two and see if I can get all my computer/harness/etc...
04-22-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

64 Chevy swb truck 4.10-4.56 gear,26-10.5 tire,...

64 Chevy swb truck 4.10-4.56 gear,26-10.5 tire, glide with brake, 3600# dressed non street truck... Stock bottom end motor 5.3 706 heads...
Interested in a cam that will support a turbo later. What...
04-22-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Shortbed70

Watching this for answers...

Watching this for answers...
04-22-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

Sorry my phone likes to change things to the last...

Sorry my phone likes to change things to the last thing close to that I typed... Do you have any suggestions maybe on more of my motor vs my word spelling?
04-22-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By Shortbed70

My turbo dream!

Just picked up a 5.3 after three years of debating and now I'm going to rering it, cam it and slap a turbo on it BUT... I'm sticking with a carb most likely. Here's my questions!
What cam has a good...
04-19-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Shortbed70

Truck intake?

Can anything be done to these to make them better? I am doing a very budget build and if I stay fuel injected I won't have the money to buy an intake. This is going to be a turbo aplication also. Not...
04-18-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Shortbed70

Well I think after watching alot if videos I'm...

Well I think after watching alot if videos I'm going to do a very budget minded turbo build for a strip truck... 4.56 gear/ power glide and 28" tire!
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