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Old 12-09-2009, 06:22 PM   #21
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those are lookin prety good!
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Looks good Dan! I like what you've done with these.
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Old 12-13-2009, 03:42 PM   #23
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Picked up another tool for my build, it'* a torque to yield gauge. Got it on Ebay for the unheard of price of $7.99
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My plan here is to take a stock throttle body and port it out.
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Bye bye MAF post.
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Took some time with a carbide bit to get it close.
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Sanded it smooth. Now all I need to do is fill in the old MAF hole with JB weld. I'll make a aluminum plate to cover where the MAF went so it looks a little nicer.
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I'm going with a LS1 MAF, that will be separate from the throttle body.
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Old 12-13-2009, 06:54 PM   #24
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Torque angle gauge. It tells you the proper degrees when tightening some of our torque to yield bolts.

Will you have any though? Head bolts, get the ARP stud kit. It'* the best and only way to go. Cam bolt, lol...best of luck getting the additional degrees on this. I use my gun. Same with crank. Rocker bolts, you have reusable already.

This is merely my experience talking. The one bolt I originally was concerned about was the cam. Pete stood on the engine stand and I lifted him, the stand and motor trying to get the additional amount past the 74lb spec.
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That would be what I wanted it for, guess I'll get what I get. Crank bolt is 111 foot pounds plus 76*, that should be a fun torque.
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Being that most of us took geometry, you can get the angles close by look w/o absolutely needing a gauge. Cam bolt is something like 74 ft lbs + 90 degrees. It'* an absurd total torque when you think about how much more that 90 degrees adds. Close to 150-200 ft lbs. I put the bolt in, then zip it a couple times with my large gun. Of course this is after trying to do a couple the right way.
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UPS dropped off a box today.
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To bad it'* not for my car. Sad face.

However, this is.

I started with a stock throttle body, got this one from toddster several months ago.
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After more work then I expected, here she is, all done.
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No more porting is possible, I've maxed out the stock throttle body. Even the MAF sensor has been removed. That'* right, no MAF. I will be running that external to the throttle body. I've got a LS1 MAF that will be mounted on the front of the throttle body.
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looks nice dan good work on the clean up and milling
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looks like yet another great build Dan...great job so far
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WOW! Way to gut a TB Dan. Purty.
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