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Old 04-27-2006, 09:37 PM   #1
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I started a savings account today called "L67". I put $300 in it to start, hoping to multiply that by 6 in the next few months.


this means I'm doing an L67 swap =0. I feel it'* the cheapest, but not necessarily easiest, way to get boosted. I also feel completing something like this will greatly increase my confidence with engine work. As soon as I get ahold of everything I need I'm going to head down to my uncles house and we're going to do the swap there over a weekend. He has the knowledge (and tools!)

Wish me luck in my endeavors!
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yay another SLE SC swap happening
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sweet...rememer though...PREMIUM GAS PRICES will haunt you when you sleep
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sweet...rememer though...PREMIUM GAS PRICES will haunt you when you sleep
Ya I know...I dont care
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Good luck, can't wait for the updates.
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sweet...rememer though...PREMIUM GAS PRICES will haunt you when you sleep
ah, they aint that bad!

plus, with the SC and fun hes going to have it'll be worth it!
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Go for it Brady!

Did you do the panel swap yet?
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No not yet. I'm gonna be pinching pennies to do tihs swap.
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ALLRIGHT thats the attitude
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Brady...it'* not that bad.. do it!

and heck..we'll do more than wish you luck.. We'll give you pointers.

Drain the coolant on the old motor. Pull the radiator and unhook the electrical at the firewall. then unhook all other things..hoses/metal lines at the motor/trans. Pull them together as one chunk. Swap fuel pump/lines with motor/trans out. Do any applicaple wiring etc...drop new combo in.. Hook it back up and enjoy.

And...big and here.. please..don't expect to be 100% done in one weekend. It sounds possible on paper..but takes longer than one would think. A good mechanic working alone can swap the same motor into place in 8 hours. That doesn't include trans and pulling axles etc.
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