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  1. Shalamara
    04-05-2013 04:10 PM - permalink
    Shalamara
    The best pic I have right now is the side view that is posted. If you want a different pic it will be a few days before I can get one. How do I get the ROTM under my name next to my avatar pic? Thanks!!
  2. tdspurrier
    05-05-2012 10:34 PM - permalink
    tdspurrier
    craby and gorn

    Got old intake out and now time for head work
    New Engine is out of a 2009 Lacrosse with 10 miles on it
    Looking to get a good valve job and some port matching done

    What about port matching the upper and lower intake manifolds ??

    Also I know that the heads cant be milled much but I heard about a angle milling .. what is it ?
  3. tdspurrier
    04-29-2012 08:45 PM - permalink
    tdspurrier
    are the head bolts use once then throw away ? would be weird I would think. So use the dampener that came with the 2009 motor. headers are going to be the stainless ones that are on ebay or worst case a set from pacesetter. We dont have a sniffer test in ohio or even a computer check is why I want to do away with eGR and maybe cataltic converter, I am going to try and use the 2009 alternator bracket with 2009 alternator and get away from the vintage 97 heater hose connections, Have you ever seen it done that way ... thanx for all the support too
  4. tdspurrier
    04-29-2012 07:20 PM - permalink
    tdspurrier
    hey big guy

    Almost got the engine ready for removal, weekends in cinti have been too cold for April for a driveway mechanic.

    Questions for ya .. engine is from a 2009 lacrosse with 10 miles on it.

    replace head bolts
    repalce rear main seal
    use the old dampener or new dampener .. automatic
    besides having to get a tune can I remove the EGR system
    where to cut off existing exhaust pipe .. going to headers

    thanx for any advise weird to look at new motor and still see factory markins on the pistons

    Tom
  5. rain01
    04-13-2012 06:37 PM - permalink
    rain01
    Hey craby so the clutch went well then we found out that the flywheel was just to bad to turn so i chased 1 down after 2 days,they put it all back in and get ready to road test it onlley to find that the clutch line that runs from the slave cly to the master cly is blown man i cant find that part anywere,fac has one but it comes with slave master and all,i just need that hose do you have any thoughts on what i can do im way over buget on this job..pls help....ps fact whants 264.00 for that set up to fix it im already down 1000.00 in parts and still dont know what the labor for all this will run.....Its a bad day for the 4rth gen parts are to hard to get.........
  6. hawkins183
    04-10-2012 09:22 PM - permalink
    hawkins183
    hey craby can i bug you for a min?
  7. rain01
    04-09-2012 08:17 PM - permalink
    rain01
    Hey craby tanks 4 helping me on my ride a while back,man my clutch is out i have it in the shop and i dont have alot of options in the clutch area,i have found a zoom street performance for 415.99 and the stand oem repacment for 219.00.Its not about the money i run it hard and im just trying to get some feedback b4 my guy is done...lt1..t56. 4:10 gears....tnks man..
  8. bricooper78
    08-14-2011 02:33 PM - permalink
    bricooper78
    hey man, i just want you to know i'm not trying to argue with ya here. the kid doesn't know anything, and i'm trying to give him starter information, to realize everything has to have a circuit. any sort of tech talk seems to go right past him tho, so i'm off that topic-- just wanted to straighten me out a little lol
  9. timmyz28
    05-01-2011 01:11 AM - permalink
    timmyz28
    oh ok thats good. easier to find 2 bolt lt1 on craigslist by me anyways lol there is a machine shop about an hour or so from me that does just GM and mopar race motors so i will be going to them or machining and engine dyno.
  10. timmyz28
    04-30-2011 10:34 PM - permalink
    timmyz28
    Where did you get your 4 bolt block from? And was it a short block or bare block? I'm not sure i I want to splay mine to a 4 bolt or get a 4 bolt, but I do want to build it myself.

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  • About craby
    Biography
    For a living I Fish for crab/salmon and we sell a few fireworks.
    Location
    Tokeland, Washington
    Interests
    boats,cars and soccer
    Occupation
    Crab fisherman
    forename
    Doug
    Vehicle Description
    1993 Z28
    Gender
    male
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    93 z28, 4 bolt block,le2 heads,le intake,58mm bbk,223/230 565/565 112,cc 1.6 rr,moroso cai & 5.5 oil pan, kooks headers&cated y,corsa cat back,patc raptor level 3 trany,2000 stall 2.5x converter&trans cooler,30# red top injectors,lt1pcmtuning tune, koni double adj, spohns 9in moser rearend, tunnel brace torque arm, shock tower brace, panhard bar, rear lower control arms, subframe connectors & hp driveline.

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