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Old 12-10-2007, 02:19 PM   #11
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What are the chances you'll use Intense'* oil pressure kit?
http://www.intense-racing.com/Mercha...roduct_Count=5
I'm very close to ordering one for my car, and I was hoping I'd be able to leech info off of someone.

Either way it turns out, that is a nice and shiny engine! I'm sure you're having a ton of fun ripping that thing apart. What do you expect all the pistons to look like?

First things first.... we don't know how the Series I engines will react to this kit or if it will even function properly... So at this point lets just say we are researching the idea, and this engine will not be the test bed for it..

However, if it were to work on the series I, all of my engines will have the kit... But that remains to be seen..

I am looking forward to getting the basics cleaned up on the motor, regasketing the motor, and getting it installed

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Either way it turns out, that is a nice and shiny engine! I'm sure you're having a ton of fun ripping that thing apart. What do you expect all the pistons to look like?
Aside from a little crown carbon, they weren't bad at all. I cleaned them up on the bank the head is off of. BTW...no lip at all in the chambers, aside from the carbon. That came right off

Lifters looked real good too. So good that they *probably* didn't warrant replacement. But I got a hold of some Federal Mogul lifters, brand new, for a song.

Timing cover will have to come off eventually. Too much corrosion on it for my liking. I will have to see if Don still has the one that came off of the original L67 that was in my car. And while it is out, if I can find a kit locally, I *might* degree the stock cam. The oil filter adapter will also have to be swapped. As well a certain LIM that a certain somebody has been working on...if he can finish it.

I've got good vibes on this motor. This one, once refreshened and installed, should outlast the car.
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It seems to me like you're going to end up with a far better engine than what you had in Guinevere. Are we to expect some Florida drag racing videos with 93-SSE when you're finished with this?
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Nope... Gonna let the motor work its way back into life

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This is a logical answer. Good of you to repair this car. Well, can it at least go to WCBF?
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Not sure about WCBF.... But he better be at NEBF

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We *might* rebuild Gwens old motor, depending on how damaged it is. At the very least it will need a crank job and a new(ish) rod. The block will most definately need to be hot tanked, as well as the heads.

But that will come later. MUCH later.
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Booze..... Oh where art thou BOOZE

I got back from Sandrocks house a little while ago.. We were going through your soon to be new motor..

I like the looks of what I have seen.... Motor looks to be non abused... The Pan was very clean, had no build up at all... Not a spec of anything in there...

Looking to be good..

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Holy Cow! Whoa!

AWESOME!!!

This is so great!

I havn't had time to get on the forums much over the weekend, though i got on for about 10 minutes earlier but i don't think i would have looked in here, Cody pointed it out to me! Thanks Cody!

Thanks Marik!

Thanks Brad and Don for everything done and to come!

but, WCBF, im not so sure about, NEBF I am a comin'!!!
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Ah...Red Oktober finally surfaced!!

Yes, this motor is looking better and better after each night I work on it. Don came over to lend a hand and to see for himself how this motor looked. We popped off the other head, cleaned up all the piston crowns, and checked a few things out. The block cleaned up nicely, and after another bath in cleaner, will receive several coats of high-temp, low-gloss black.

The timing chain is a bit stretched, not bad, but enough to possibly throw the idle slightly off-kilter. it'* gonna get a new set of timing gears and chain in addition to what has already been listed.
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