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New engine, lots of pics.

Old 11-12-2010, 09:23 AM
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New engine, lots of pics.

And a loud bang happens, motor oil a foot wide on the street for 200 feet and a cloud of smoke that would make a dragster
envious. I tow it home, and look underneath. The oil pan is still installed.

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I found this resting on the k member.

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That's piston.

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I found this in almost every intake port. Filled with Mobil 1.

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I tipped the intake over and found out it had some "juices" in it.

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The driver cylinder head.

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Auto oil drain. It's for when you want to lube the concrete.

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:24 AM
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Re: New engine, lots of pics.

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So I buy this.......an 04 LS6

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Its been a great cam.....but it's time to move forward. The old: TR224 114

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Some sound clips of said cam:

http://www.ls1tech.com/forums/multim...ound-clip.html

The new.........22x/23x .6xx/.6xx

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Lets pause for a photo op..........

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Decided to throw a new Melling 10295 high pressure pump on it.

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Gonna replace the Prothane polys with these.

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Test fit.

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Decided to upgrade to the newer LS6 style valley cover

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:25 AM
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799 casting heads just back from the machine shop

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They get a set of Lunati Golds

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I measured installed height with this.

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Mock up to check my PTV clearance

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The prettiest single bolt I have ever purchased, and likely the most expensive.

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Time to freshen, renew, rejuvenate......

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Time for some color yo................how about fire engine red!!!

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:26 AM
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ARP heads studs with GM MLS gaskets

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Final assembly

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Decided to put these on as well

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Reunited and it feels so good.

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First start up.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaX82jcFAuI

Now I can finally put this on and enjoy it.

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:57 AM
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At least it had a happy ending.
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Old 11-13-2010, 08:28 PM
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Nice pics
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Old 11-14-2010, 02:44 AM
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We demand pics of the mullet in action.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:08 PM
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Re: New engine, lots of pics.

dam what made the first one disintegrate?thats a hell of a scrap pile there.i hope i never see mine like that.i wonder some times 150 shot on 142k mile stock ls1 just waiting on it.
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Old 11-18-2010, 04:01 AM
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dam what made the first one disintegrate?thats a hell of a scrap pile there.i hope i never see mine like that.i wonder some times 150 shot on 142k mile stock ls1 just waiting on it.
Sadly, this is the car's 3rd engine.
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