hey jeff just wanted to get this info here...
started on the 80e/l67 for the rear....
going with a 4 corner solid mount system (4 bolts knda like a motorplate setup, i guess you get the idea) to drop the rear Tq link dogbones and put the weight lower
we are using braided stainless for the cooler plumbing (the rear engine/trans also has the checkvalve manifold and the trans circulation pump that has mostly braided lines already).
relocated the knock sensor (but i may have found a way to retap the OE hole to angle the sensor towards the pan and up farther into the water jacket but i gotta drag the junk block out to do that experiment
i got some pics fer ya'll so far nothing major to overcome....
sure looks bulletproof
GM actually makes it easy if you can do some grinding of the 4 small oe holes punched in the flexplate i'll be getting 4 reduced head 10mm bolts from arp to keep from modifying the counterweight (4bolt reworked l67 flex and OE L36 flex with holes marked)
biiiiig converter lol
We cant wait to get another 80e for the front but the nearly limitless room in the rear will be nice for poping our cherry with the 80e
mybuddy'* whippled 98 riviera will be getting a 3.11 aurora 80e and using the insanly easy (for riv guys) aurora mounts/axles
and yes i said whipple equiped lol he wants to push this riv HARD competing with a fellow riv guy alex in crete IL (and i get to fan the flames lol)
just wanted to say thanks for breaking new ground, and helping us travel the road less traveled with a BiiiiiiG stick
PSYCHOTIC GEARHEADS paying homage to a legend, Hairy Hurst Olds
The first twin V6 94 Oldsmobile 442 462ci-4wd-2 (twin) engines
13.81 @ over 98 MPH! consistent 1.90s 60'! 4330 lbs race weight
something Sinister is coming to Chitown....