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Old 04-23-2008, 09:53 PM   #1
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anyone got an engine laying around?

Lol anyone got an engine laying around that I could drop into mine for free? lol. blew the engine in my z28 a few weeks ago. . .sucks
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Old 04-24-2008, 05:06 PM   #2
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what did you do to it?
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Old 04-24-2008, 08:09 PM   #3
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At first I found this



upon removing the heads I found. . .

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Old 04-24-2008, 09:34 PM   #4
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Ouch! Time for a LS2.
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Old 04-24-2008, 09:46 PM   #5
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thats what you get for drivin an LS1. lol shoulda gotten an LT1.

what were you doin when that happened?

id say see if you can find a donor car to swap motors with, or buy a cheap beater and turn that into a track queen.
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I was just headed home and got on it a bit not too much and yea. . .lol. when the engine died. luckily I was a block from the house and coasted to the right infront of the house. oh well.

I've owned an LT1 before. I think I'll keep my LS1/2/3


I want to get an LS376/480hp crate engine. . .but ecu/pcm is the pain in my rear for that swap. plus to I'm suppose to be pcsing (moving to you non military types) really soon. so that hampers the whole engine swap. but good news is I have a truck to drive until I can get her back on the road.
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i might have some friends who could help you out. i dont know what all everyone has f/s or in their garage. all ive got is a carb'd ls1 sitting in my 86 that needs to be fired up.

but go over to www.FastGM.com and someone might have some thing for you. and let me know if you decide to part out your motor.
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but go over to www.FastGM.com and someone might have some thing for you. and let me know if you decide to part out your motor.
thanks, I'm parting out what I feel would be worth it but honestly not much is. the heads would be good for someone to practice porting on but yea who wants stock 98 ls1 heads? lol. also with the metal fragments that went throughout the engine I'd be weary of anything in the block or coolant/oil system. but oh well.
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Old 04-25-2008, 01:54 AM   #9
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wow how the hell did that happen! check out turnkeyengines.com
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want your steering pump?
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I may have a friend who needs to get rid of a LS1 motor? He is moving and has it sitting in his basement. I will see what he is doing with it. Jeff
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yea keeping it for now. lol.
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cool. thanks
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Old 04-25-2008, 06:06 PM   #14
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Hey Boxmonkey, just curious but how many miles did you have on it?
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Hey Boxmonkey, just curious but how many miles did you have on it?
had around 90k I think. I bought it with 78. but hey what do you expect when you mod and race and beat the hell out of it? fully expected the stock 10 bolt to go first though.

interesting truck and car combo. I have an 07 silverado as well. lol.
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hmmm see a lot a corrosion ouch thats not cheap to fix ether, anything else, how many miles you had, and what kind of oil you use
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hmmm see a lot a corrosion ouch thats not cheap to fix ether, anything else, how many miles you had, and what kind of oil you use
that corrosion is just the head gasket. I hadn't pulled it off yet. as for the mileage around 90k. oil I put in royal purple 5w30. but before I got back from the desert my dad had the oil change. I have no clue as to what was used. I'm assuming not what I use. oh well. time to upgrade!
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had around 90k I think. I bought it with 78. but hey what do you expect when you mod and race and beat the hell out of it? fully expected the stock 10 bolt to go first though.

interesting truck and car combo. I have an 07 silverado as well. lol.
like i said shoulda gone LT1 (again) lol mines holdin up with over 175k on the clock, 125shot o' da juice from time to time. lol tho i know my rear is going to blow up once i get my new tranny in.
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like i said shoulda gone LT1 (again) lol mines holdin up with over 175k on the clock, 125shot o' da juice from time to time. lol tho i know my rear is going to blow up once i get my new tranny in.
like I said I had an LT1 before and didn't have such good luck. bought the car already modded. . .and had nothing but problems out of it. lemon. . .oh well. didn't have any problems out of my LS1 until it blew. oh well. lookin at an LQ9 block (durability) or an LS3.
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