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Old 12-30-2007, 01:00 PM   #1
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who wants to build thier own LS9?

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Old 12-30-2007, 03:59 PM   #2
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That is about the sexiest thing I've ever seen on the internet.
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Old 12-30-2007, 04:14 PM   #3
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Old 12-30-2007, 05:33 PM   #4
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Did they remove the reluctor wheel from the LS9, cuz i dont see one there
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Old 12-30-2007, 07:34 PM   #5
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Old 12-30-2007, 09:32 PM   #6
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Did they remove the reluctor wheel from the LS9, cuz i dont see one there
I'm pretty sure it's still there...just not shown, I guess.

Just for my own assurance...the reluctor wheel is the thing on the Crank that tells the computer where the shaft is in it's rotation...right?
if not, then disregard the above...and I'll delete the post.
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Old 01-10-2008, 10:13 PM   #7
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yes, dragoneye, thats what it is and the LS9mhas one just like every other v8 GM uses now. its mounted to the rear of the crank in its normal position. look close, youll see how theres a portion of material visible near the floor in the pic when the counterweight is closer to the ceiling, thats the reluctor wheel, notice it has holes in it
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Old 01-11-2008, 03:18 AM   #8
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Old 01-11-2008, 04:10 PM   #9
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I'd LOVE to build my own engine!!! I know that I couldn't do as good a job as the machines and employees at the plants, but that would be so awesome!
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Old 01-11-2008, 04:18 PM   #10
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That would be an awesome project. I don't know if I'd trust my life or my car to an engine that I built myself though.
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Old 01-11-2008, 04:21 PM   #11
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Wonder if they will sell 6.2L conversion kits to make your own LS9
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Old 01-12-2008, 02:57 AM   #12
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Looks like fun. Knowing me...I'd have those leftover parts we all ask about..."what's this? where's it go?" lol....No. That would be just plain fun to build.
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do you think that will be a crate motor gm will sell?
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Old 01-12-2008, 11:07 AM   #14
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They make everything into a crate motor, I think. Ecotecs, Northstars, V6's and the LS series are all availible through GMPP
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Old 01-12-2008, 01:05 PM   #15
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^yup...if it's put in a car/truck, it'll be sold by gmmg.
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Old 01-12-2008, 03:34 PM   #16
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I can guarantee that it will be a crate motor... because if the engine goes into a GM car or truck, they have to make replacements for it in case an engine part fails and blows the engine while under warranty... all GM engines are/were available as crate motors... its just that some are priced so high that nobody in their right mind would want one unless you were getting it for free under warranty
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looks easy enough! i used to play with leggos back in the day!
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