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Old 03-24-2012, 03:25 PM   #1
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bad casting on ls3 block

So ive had my wife take my car to a couple dealers and none sould touch it cause it has long tubes on it. But the problem isnt any mechanical issues.I've had a.strong coolan smell comin from the so I had a shop check it out when I was puttin my new upgraded.clutch in well i find out the back of the block weaps coolant so now what do i do
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Old 03-24-2012, 03:27 PM   #2
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Gm won't warranty the block will they ill pay a shop to assemble the motor I just.need a bare.
Ls3 block
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Old 03-24-2012, 04:28 PM   #3
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Gm won't warranty the block will they ill pay a shop to assemble the motor I just.need a bare.
Ls3 block
Why wouldn't it be warranted?

Any other mods besides LT's? Cuz that ain't gonna cause a porous block or leaks of any kind....
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:19 AM   #4
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ive got longtubes and my dealer just finished working on my oil leaks
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:59 PM   #5
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So ive had my wife take my car to a couple dealers and none sould touch it cause it has long tubes on it. But the problem isnt any mechanical issues.I've had a.strong coolan smell comin from the so I had a shop check it out when I was puttin my new upgraded.clutch in well i find out the back of the block weaps coolant so now what do i do

There are machining issues with the on the back of some of the LS3 blocks.
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Old 03-25-2012, 05:32 PM   #6
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So what do I do
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:05 PM   #7
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:35 PM   #8
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I would get ahold of the GM rep, Jeff Morris.
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Hi 1sikRS. Sorry to hear about all of this. Send me a message with all the information you can give me about this. I'll look and see what we can do.

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Old 03-26-2012, 10:53 AM   #10
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