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Old 12-16-2011, 12:09 AM   #1
Nathan Moreno


 
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Project Cleaning the Clutter in Our Engine Bay

Hey guys, I thought it be fun if we had a place to share ideas on what we can do to clean up our engine compartments so that they don't look so much like a plumbers convention. I look forward to everybody's input and contribution.


Contributing members gallery:


BiggFoot



kjkjr27



SS4PK


Calbert1999


OVRKILL


greenmachinedriver


Synner


67motorcat


572HP


aquablueL99


BIGDADDYGENE


BLACK10



bmbbl be


brooks35


cpoboats


CUPRA


donalddb


EZSPEED


Farthestnorth


GlennP


INDY


Kilo-9


LS2SLOW


MRGOODWRENCH3


NC-V aka Kyle



Another great project from NC-V aka Kyle



PAULSS


platinumss


Rcfiddy1


robsls3


Roctrux


rtcat600man


Switchback700


Pharmaro


Farthestnorth



My 5th:


Copper98



ss/rs-matt



TXM62SS



tys2010camaro



Nathan



Pyroboy



ChitownSS



Gene



Dekan513




The Stig




Powhusku



Anybody that wants to get added to the list, let us know.

Thanks guys for all the help and inspiration! Now lets get more names on the list.

If anybody has an better pic they like me to replace with the ones I have, PM me the picture.

Anybody who has pics of their engine bay they'd like me to post, please post them and I will keep updating the list.
































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Powder coated intake: 479 510



New front drive: 767




Recreating upper radiator hose:
445



Removing all the casting (both inside and out), deburing and media blasting the block:
1245 1220 1177





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Tucking and Reworking Wire harness:


Reworking wiring harness:
77 78 79 210 220 491

Rerouting coil harness: 71 72



Rerouting injector harness:72 80 94



Recreating injector connectors: 324





Relocating EVAC solenoid: 57

Relocating Negative battery cable: 94

Relocating EVAC hose: 210

Relocating Positive battery terminal: 245





Relocating Coils:
64



Relocating PCM: 491



Remounting fuse box: 555 582



Polishing Water Vapor tube: 118

Polishing the front of cylinder head and welding bolt holes: 154



Polishing Power Steering Pump:






Polishing Oil Cooler:






Polishing T-Bolt clamps and Thermostat housing: 232



Before......


After.........




Polishing power steering bracket:
282 285 292

Before........



After.........




Refinishing the generator/alternator: 428

Before........



After sanding........



Done .........



Refinishing front drive:
water pump, alternator brackets: 390 430 483

Before.......



After.......



Refinishing AC compressor: 422

Before.......



After.........


Polishing AC lines: 457 464

Before.........



After.......





Refinishing motor mounts before sending to powder coating:
913 927



Refinishing cylinder heads before sending to Lingenfelter to get reworked: 931 981 990

Before......



After.........



Refinishing timing chain cover before sending to powder coating: 1011

Before......



After........




Prepping intake for Powder coating: 388
















Create fuel lines: 129



Refinishing Vararam intake: 143 220

Before.....



After......



Cutting coil wires to size:
204 210



Redoing water vapor line:
206




Refinishing driver side strut tower:
257 359 377 383 451

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After......




MISC:


How measuring bolts sizes: 152



Cutting Intake coupler in half: 317





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Part used on Project so far:


ARP bolts: This is a partial list of all the bolts I've replaced. NOTE: when ordering ARP bolts, you can purchase them in sets of 5 or individual bolts. The sets of five and the individual bolts have different parts number:



1 - Intake bolts (This is a kit that comes with all 10 bolts. http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ARP-430-2101/?rtype=4

2 - Throttle Body: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ARP-770-1006/

3 - Fuel rails. Note: Other fuel rails might require different size. http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ARP-770-1003/

NOTE: OEM rails will use the shorter 6MM by 1 by 20MM length. http://www.summitracing.com/search/?...770-1001&dds=1

4 - Water pump (This is a complete kit): http://www.summitracing.com/parts/AR...3202/?rtype=10

5 - Pulley tensioner: (this part # is for a set of 5 - you will only need three but it's more cost effect to get the bulk
amount) http://www.summitracing.com/search/?...772-1005&dds=1

6 - Power steering: Quantity: 3 Size: 10MM X 1.5 by 70MM, Part #: M12AM70-12C

7 - Water vapor lines - Quantity: 2 Size: 6MM X 1 by 20MM Part #: M8AB20-12

Two bolts for passenger cylinder head: http://store.yoastfabrication.com/servlet/-strse-13/Camaro-Head-Plate-Bolts/Detail

Stainless fender bolts and washer: http://www.ringbrothers.com/index.cf...Product_ID=369

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Oil Filter: Pure Power http://gopurepower.com/





Lokar dip stick: Part #: XED-5008




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Coil Relocation set-up:

1 - Coil bracket:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/LS1-LS6-coil...item43a9492ba2



2 - Plug wires: Manufactor: MSD Part #: 31193 Description: MAD 8.5MM Super Conductor Spark Plug Wire Set Link: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-31193/?rtype=10




3 - 4 Plug wire boot and terminal also needed: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-3304/?rtype=10



NOTE:
If your using the red plug wires, you wont need to purchase the additional boots and terminals, it's included: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/MSD-32079/

4 - Wire Separator: Manufactor: Taylor Part #: 42700 Description: Ignition Wire Loom/Separator, Nylon, Black, 7-8mm, Set of 6 Link: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/TAY-42700/?rtype=10



5 - Wire heat sleeve: Manufacturer: DEI Part #: 010612 Link:http://www.summitracing.com/search/?...20010612&dds=1


6 - Spark Plug Boot Protectors: Manufacturer: DEI Part #: 010512 Link: http://www.summitracing.com/search/?...20010512&dds=1






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Fuel Lines and Fuel rails Set-up:



Fuel lines and fittings: http://techafx.com/

Parts: T-609006DTBK
Description: -6 90 Deg. PTFE Hose End (AL/ Black)
Quantity: 1



Parts: T-600006DTBK
Description: -6 straight PTFE Hose End (AL/ Black)
Quantity: 2



Parts: T-824-06-2
Description: -6 Male An/JIC Flare Tee - Black
Quantity: 1



Parts: T-63006-10
Description: -6 Black Wrap SS Braided Teflon hose
Quantity: On web site it's sold in 10 Ft length.

NOTE: If you call, you can purchase by the foot. I got 5th and use the rest for the EVAC relocation.



Black anodized fuel rails with no company branding on them: http://www.wegnerautomotive2.com/

NOTE: I don't have a part number but you can call Casey Wegner and he will take care of you.





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Wiring harness:


Injector connectors, map sensor and throttle body extensions: http://www.casperselectronics.com/store2/



90 degree injector heat shrink boots: http://www.bmrs.net



Harness tape: http://www.eficonnection.com



Russell Harness sleeving: All 4 sizes

Wire Wrap: Manufacturer: Painless, Part#: PRF-70902Description: Protective Sleeve, Power-braid Wire Wrap, Black, .500 in. Diameter, 10 ft. Length, Each Link: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/PRF-70902/

Wire Wrap: Manufacturer: Painless, Part#: PRF-70916, Description: Protective Sleeve, Power-braid Wire Wrap, Black, 1 in. Diameter, 12 ft. Length, Each



Ground cable: http://genuinedealz.com/


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Carbon fiber valve covers: http://www.katechengines.com



Billet tensioner: http://www.katechengines.com



Powder coated intake: http://thepowdercoater.com/index.shtml





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Cold Air Intake setup:



Intake:
http://www.vararam.com/camaro-ramair-unit2.html

Black coupler:
http://www.vararam.com/camaro-ramair-unit2.html

T-bolt clamps for intake:
http://www.mcmaster.com
Part #: 5312K23 Description: Type 300 Series Stainless Steel T-Bolt Hose and Tube Clamp, 4-1/32" to 4-11/32" Clamp Diameter Range, 3/4" Band Width

Vacuum Line and Fitting:
XRP
Parts: 209006BB
Description: -6 90 Deg double swivel hose end black
Quantity: 1



Parts: 250006
Description: -6 37 Deg male flare push-on hose end
Quantity: 1


Hose: Parts: 3106-00
Description: - 6 XR-31 Nylon Braided Race hose
Quantity: Depends on how your routing it. 2 Ft minimum.




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XRP water vapor set-up: http://www.xrp.com/



Parts: 82446
Description: Special Tee, Flare -4 Male w/ -6 Male Branch
Quantity: 1




Parts: 109004SN
Description: -4 90 Deg Hose End Super Nickel
Quantity: 2


Parts: 100004SN
Description: -4 Straight Hose End - Super Nickel
Quantity: 2



Parts: 100006SN
Description: -6 Straight Hose End - Super Nickel
Quantity: 1



Parts: 3106-00
Description: - 6 XR-31 Nylon Braided Race hose
Quantity: 2 FT



Parts: 3104-00
Description: -4 XR-31 Nylon Braided Race hose
Quantity: 2 FT



The blocks are from http://www.krcpower.com/ecommerce/cooling-system-components/ls-bypass-hose-kits/4-water-bypass-adapters-pair.asp







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Radiator hose replacement:


Aluminum tube:

Coupler:

Clamps:




Flex-a-lite radiator:
http://www.flex-a-lite.com/auto/html..._radiator.html



Meziere electric water pump: http://www.meziere.com/ps-1507-1520-wp329n.aspx

Innovators West Front Drive: http://www.innovatorswest.com/8-Rib-...sion-Kits.html



Billet strut tower, over flow and radiator caps: http://www.lsrperformance.com/dress-...vy-camaro.html



Windshield washer relocation kit: http://www.apex-speed.com/apex-motor...t-1234567.html




Motor Mounts:
http://prothane.com/


Improved Racing Oil Pan Baffle: http://www.improvedracing.com/



NOTE:
I will update parts list as we go.........



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