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Old 10-22-2012, 10:55 AM   #11
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I have the heat covered unless my brother sold our reddy heater from when we were in construction, it is a 170T Pro 170,000 Btu/Hr heater, it will burn Kerosene/ Jet Fuel/ Fuel 1&2 Fuel Oil/ or 1&2 Diesel, it should be able to knock the chill off a bit!
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If I had the time, patience, and shop space, I could rebuild a 3800 and have it install ready in a week for about $300 each. But, I'm not gifted with a dual bay garage like someone people around here.


This is a great plan for the winter.

I should buy a L67 out of the yard with transmission and rebuild everything. Then, put it in my car.
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"gifted with a dual bay garage "

I may be getting old, but I seen to recall it was a triple bay...
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I started on the supercharger today. I got it all taken apart and was sickened by the amount of oil/carbon buildup in the */C inlet. BTW, 16 year old supercharger oil REALLY STINKS!!



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How are you going to remove the carbon buildup?
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First I used an old butter knife(because of its contoured blade) to scrape away all of the build up. Then I sprayed it down with carb and choke cleaner and used the nylon bristle brush on my Dremel.

At this point, I needed to remove the mis-aligned casting done at the factory. As you can see in the first 4 pictures, you can see an over lap that either protrudes in both directions axially.













Here I used a high speed cutter to make the first rough cuts around the beveled edge. Once done with that, I move on to 120 grit drums.




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This part is pretty close to being done. I would have waited to last to do some final polishing, but I just wanted to do a little bit to show what it would look like when near done.


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99.99% done here. In the pictures, it looks like it is still rough, but it is baby butt smooth inside of it. I think its just the way the aluminum was cast.





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Looking good!
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I could probably make it smoother and less prone to carbon build up if I were to spray some clear coat inside. But I need to find out if that will be fine with the temps.
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