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Old 10-18-2007, 11:43 AM   #1
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So Iím in the process of rebuilding/ modding the L36. Basically Iím upgrading the valve train.

But as I was working, I got to thinking with all of this room in the engine bay,


Why shouldnít I try to wedge this in the bonnie?


This is a 414 SBC that we used to run a LONG time ago, made 700hp with aluminum rods at the time
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Torque steer anyone?!?


I would love to see it. How long you think that transmission will last after you put it in D for the first time?
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if you did plugs would be an even biger pain and I think you could kiss your trans goodbye in a month or so
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OH but it would be fun while it lasts
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True...it would be fun.

Since when does a guy pull the crank to upgrade valvetrain?
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Stroke it!
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True...it would be fun.

Since when does a guy pull the crank to upgrade valvetrain?
Mains and Rod bearings were on there way out.
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You going to try and marry that to a 4T80?

I'd love to see you do that, if for no other reason than the vicarious thrill I'd get from reading about it here.
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HAHA, that would be nuts. Sleeper...redefined. Simultaneously redefining "transmission go boom".
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Speedster, with what you know about engines, I wonder what you could squeeze out of that L36

And here is the good part.... Being that you have a 96, and the 3.06 gear ratio... You got the same axles as the Supercharged Bonnies

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