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Old 06-05-2014, 07:42 AM   #5326
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seriously....

This is Randy we're talking about right?



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Actually as much trouble as he's had. I'm thinking he may be the best person to do it...
I wouldn't go so far as to say the BEST person.....

I would sure quadruple-check all the clearances, especially if the bore & stroke have changed, but if everything was spec'd right might not be too much trouble. I took another man's word as fact once without checking clearances........ ended up with pistons banging into valves Live & learn.

If it was the first time I'd dam sure bet'cha I'd be studying up with a couple or three "How To" books on rebuilding the LS* motors.
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Old 06-09-2014, 12:18 AM   #5327
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Still waiting. Somehow I lost the reluctor wheel..... or whatever you call it.

Someone had to have thought it was cool looking and took it from the garage. It is just flat out gone.

They are supposed to have it done by next weekend I've been told.

We'll see. NO big deal, I am so busy right now I couldn't drop it in anyway. Maybe in the next few weeks.

Hell, I still haven't bought the ZL1 pump. Got the hole cut to make the swap but haven't ordered it.
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Old 06-14-2014, 08:55 PM   #5328
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Picking the engine up Monday.

Going to get going on it this week.

Making some video to document. I'll try to cut my finger for you guys.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:12 PM   #5329
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Picking the engine up Monday.

Going to get going on it this week.

Making some video to document. I'll try to cut my finger for you guys.
Just dont cut it OFF
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:24 PM   #5330
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haha, Nah, I need it for now.
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:39 PM   #5331
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Doesn't this require a complete new thread?

Just like the good ole days..
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:42 PM   #5332
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Old 06-15-2014, 10:17 AM   #5333
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QP, pick my motor up while you're there will you..??? You're such a doll....
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Old 06-15-2014, 10:48 AM   #5334
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Gut check says "PQ Moment" coming soon!!
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:16 PM   #5335
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Wonder if just for us he will drop it on his foot.
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Old 06-15-2014, 07:23 PM   #5336
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Doesn't this require a complete new thread?

Just like the good ole days..
I think so. I gotta get the ZL1 fuel pump ordered though. hahaha


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QP, pick my motor up while you're there will you..??? You're such a doll....
Will do. Briggs and Straton right?

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Might be fun....... or painful. lol

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Wonder if just for us he will drop it on his foot.
THAT is a possibility. I do not have a really good chain so I will pick it up with my brute strength.
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:42 AM   #5337
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Forged, bigger cam, lower compression and ready for more boost.




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Old 06-16-2014, 11:49 AM   #5338
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Old 06-16-2014, 12:19 PM   #5341
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Old 06-16-2014, 02:58 PM   #5342
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Old 06-16-2014, 03:48 PM   #5343
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Old 06-16-2014, 03:51 PM   #5344
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Circle members must truly think alike. hahahaha

I thought about that earlier.

I still have to put the new fuel pump in and clean the peripherals.

Also ordering some injectors for the added fuel consumption of the extra power.

So it may sit there for a few weeks.

Still might paint it black and orange.
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Old 06-16-2014, 03:53 PM   #5345
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I remember reading one of the cam threads recently that said Mobil1 is not good for aftermarket cams. I'll try to find it for you. I don't remember what was recommended, maybe one of the guys from the help desk thread can answer!
I did here that before. I'm adding zinc and running fossil 5/30 for 500 miles, dumping it, changing filter and running zinc and fossil oil again for 1000 more miles. Then dumping and changing filter and running synthetic but may use the Zinc still.

Not sure yet though.
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:05 PM   #5346
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QP, pick my motor up while you're there will you..??? You're such a doll....
Maybe he DID pick up your motor while he was there.....
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Did you do forged crank?
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Did you do forged crank?
Negative. Did not have the funds. If I'd have bought a crank I'd have stepped up the volume a bit. I may have to sell the car so I did what I could live with if I keep it but not do too much if I sell it. I'd liked to have though.
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:51 PM   #5348
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Back in the day my old boss built insane motors with 2 bolt main blocks & cast cranks and pushed them HARD... cast crank can take a pretty good beating
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Geez I can't believe you are finally going to bring that thing back from the dead! I sort of feel like we need to have a séance to speak with the spirit of the dead Camaro before you get started. You might need to hear from it's soul for guidance. LOL (or maybe not?)
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