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Old 11-13-2017, 06:53 PM
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Car is running, just been in need of final tuning. Changed a few last minute things around. I keep looking at stuff and not being satisfied with it and changing it up. They also closed my local track so now the closest one is almost 2 hours away. Trying to have it out to an event here next month.
come tax time I'll be pulling the trigger on all new suspension/chassis parts for a car ive been messing with and the idea of stuffing a BBC in there is really tempting. You guys are out of Tampa right? Where's the event you mention I would love to see the car in action. 2 hrs away must be Orlando speed world I haven't been there in forever but I think they still tnt fri/sat nights
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Correct, we are in Tampa. I am actually from Lakeland, which is where the car is. So it's about 2 hours either direction to OSW or Bradenton. The Cash Days event is run at OSW once a month and is a big no prep race. The next one is December 17th so I plan to have it out for that
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Any updates? Curious to know what kinda torque your making.
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Nice BBC swap. Have you completed it yet? How does it perform?
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Originally Posted by BMR Sales2 View Post
Correct, we are in Tampa. I am actually from Lakeland, which is where the car is. So it's about 2 hours either direction to OSW or Bradenton. The Cash Days event is run at OSW once a month and is a big no prep race. The next one is December 17th so I plan to have it out for that
Any updates, maybe some vids? Would you mind keeping us informed when you will have the car out again? I would make the trip to Orlando to see this in person. Seriously contemplating this and swapping the ls1/6 speed into the C3. Have a Dana that could be swapped in easier to the Camaro and preserve the IRS in the C3.
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Very nice informative thread.
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Sorry guys I haven't worked on it much lately. My daughter was born very prematurely a couple of months ago and we have spent a lot of time at the hospital and getting things settled with her. Car has been sitting for a few months now without being touched much. I hope to have some updates soon
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Ohh, so sorry to hear that. I hope everything goes well. I can't imagine going through something like that, we took our kids home the next day after birth....
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Originally Posted by BMR Sales2 View Post
Sorry guys I haven't worked on it much lately. My daughter was born very prematurely a couple of months ago and we have spent a lot of time at the hospital and getting things settled with her. Car has been sitting for a few months now without being touched much. I hope to have some updates soon
That's a little bit of a priority there. Best of luck to all three of you.
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I was told by another company that the BMR K-member would not clear a BBC oil pan....
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In the first post Eric states, and show's he had room to fit his aftermarket pan in. There's more than one BBC oil pan out there.
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I was told by another company that the BMR K-member would not clear a BBC oil pan....
That company would be 100% wrong
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The only fitment issue I have seen is with this customer's combo. He has a tall deck Dart Big M 632 with a Moroso deep front pan. He was still able to make it work by spacing the motor mounts upwards. You can see in these pictures the spacing that needed to be made up
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Originally Posted by BMR Sales2 View Post
The only fitment issue I have seen is with this customer's combo. He has a tall deck Dart Big M 632 with a Moroso deep front pan. He was still able to make it work by spacing the motor mounts upwards. You can see in these pictures the spacing that needed to be made up
it takes a big pan to contain a 4.750 crank ...thanks for the insight.
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Originally Posted by BMR Sales2 View Post
The only fitment issue I have seen is with this customer's combo. He has a tall deck Dart Big M 632 with a Moroso deep front pan. He was still able to make it work by spacing the motor mounts upwards. You can see in these pictures the spacing that needed to be made up
OMG! Got a pic of the engine bay? There must have been some serious cutting to get that in a 4th gen!

Also I hear these big blocks sit further back towards the firewall. I'm guessing bolting up the T56 would be out of the question?

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great thread.
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Love this.
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