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06-22-2019, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Darrenmb

Engine porn....

Got bottom end done, got heads back from machine shop with the lt4 springs. Got it put together as much as i could before it got too hot in garage!!!...
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06-16-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Darrenmb

If you know if a place that has the x500 (...

If you know if a place that has the x500 ( stephensons rocket) brushes i would be eternally grateful!! I have two rockets, however one is kissing a single brush.. the arm is there, but the pad on...
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06-15-2019, 09:18 PM
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Views: 678
Posted By Darrenmb

All my stuff is dc, was all my grandads from the...

All my stuff is dc, was all my grandads from the late 60s and 70s, ( well he bought it all for me) I got 8 locos, 6 coaches, and I think 8 or wagons, now however I have no clue, as I kinda went nuts...
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06-15-2019, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Darrenmb

I dont have a big boy, but I have a few...

I dont have a big boy, but I have a few goodens... albeit way smaller...
06-13-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Theres no take off for an oil cooler, its...

Theres no take off for an oil cooler, its aluminum heads, the cam is designed for lt4 corvette motor, but is a drop in for lt1 as long as you swap springs but mine still has the 1.5 stock rockers, so...
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06-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,698
Posted By Darrenmb

The lt1 in the photo is mine from the series...

The lt1 in the photo is mine from the series 1,2,3 xj6 forum, motor is a 94 from a firebird.
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06-13-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,698
Posted By Darrenmb

What's wrong with adapter??? Maybe changed to...

What's wrong with adapter??? Maybe changed to fit in early 70s monte carlo???
06-12-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

It's not a high performance motor, it is a stock...

It's not a high performance motor, it is a stock 94 lt1 out of a Pontiac firebird. Only thing that had been done that I can tell was the cam, . It wasn't in the firebird when I bought it, it was in...
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06-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Darrenmb

16 today!!!!

Not me.. my baby girl!!!...
06-03-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Carl, I have been using a piece of another ring...

Carl, I have been using a piece of another ring to pry it out, and yes in pieces!! They are currently soaking in a mix of acetone and atf.. hoping that loosens what's left up..

From my...
06-02-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Seems I am.still a ways off from actually doing...

Seems I am.still a ways off from actually doing the swap... :)
06-02-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Made some progress over the weekend, got crank in...

Made some progress over the weekend, got crank in cam and timing set (after drilling cam gear for 2 degree advance bushing), also got 6 of the pistons in... and then came to a screeching halt!!!...
05-29-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

I have used white lithium grease in the past with...

I have used white lithium grease in the past with no ill effects, however I knew engine would be fired within 24 hours of assembly, this engine may very well sits for a month or two before its...
05-27-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Plastiguage as a final check just for peace of...

Plastiguage as a final check just for peace of mind, as machine shop didnt have the bearings, plus there are some instances of a .001 oversized bearing being used on rear main... luckily I and within...
05-26-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

More hold ups..... first one cant be helped, ...

More hold ups..... first one cant be helped, wife rolled her ankle back in december, took 3 places to decide she needed surgery... torn ligaments and a ruptured cartilage.. now no weight on foot...
05-24-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By Darrenmb

Looks like a rear bumper blade bracket to me, not...

Looks like a rear bumper blade bracket to me, not sure if that's the official name for it though
Try David at everydayxj. Hes sure to have it.
05-15-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Pistons are pressed

Pistons are pressed
05-15-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Got the block and crank back yesterday, machine...

Got the block and crank back yesterday, machine shop was impressed, low mileage block. Cylinders only needed honing, had new cam bearings installed, and all new freeze plugs too... crank only needed...
05-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Darrenmb

Thanks, will keep that in mind when the time...

Thanks, will keep that in mind when the time comes, i am finding out more about the motor I got, was looking into upgrading a few things, but apparently I have the lt4 hotcam already, but its still...
05-14-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Darrenmb

Vats question for the lumpers

Picking up block and crank today from machine shop, yay! Anyhoo. Been reading everything i can find about this lt1 and related harness, pcm etc. Found a great site called lt1swap.com answers just...
05-08-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Darrenmb

On this first picture, are those the stock jag...

On this first picture, are those the stock jag resonators being used? Or an actual muffler? How does it sound? Loud? Throaty? Subdued?
Just wondering as if my lt1 ever comes back from machine...
05-06-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Well this is going waaaay slower than I...

Well this is going waaaay slower than I anticipated... block and crank still at machine shop.. I guess this is due to the fact that there arent nearly as many machine shops around as back when I was...
04-28-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Darrenmb

Numbers on chevy piston?

Anyone tell me what they mean or are they inconsequential???
Also what your take on what looks to be a crack??? Block and crank are off to machine shop next week. (Assuming I can get front hub off)...
04-26-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

Great, so being as trans already talks to pcm.and...

Great, so being as trans already talks to pcm.and gives it what It needs i can hook the converter to the vss output on pcm? Not from.vss itself as that's all part of the harness, but I have a wire...
04-26-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,575
Posted By Darrenmb

I did actually get a couple of hours to fiddle...

I did actually get a couple of hours to fiddle last night, stripped motor as much as I could (couldnt get front hub off, broke my old puller and bent a new one..) so I gave up and played with the...
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