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Old 05-26-2006, 11:52 AM   #21  
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that's awesome that you're going forged.

.. if you wouldnt mind .. if you do a mod-style party or gathering for your engine rebuild, could you let me know ..

i've been dying to see / do an engine overhaul and would love to see the process .. as they say, words can only explain so much.


have fun @ the CI.
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Old 05-26-2006, 12:09 PM   #22  
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Stephen, it's been 24 hours, why is the new motor not done yet. I tell ya man, you and Chris are dissappointing me.
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Old 05-26-2006, 01:40 PM   #23  
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Stephen,
Have fun while you're there! Can't wait to get the updates on Grond when you start the work. Man, I miss being in Florida, you guys have ALL the fun! Everyone in Colorado wants to go hiking and climb Pike's Peak and crap like that!!! AAARRGHH! Keep us posted!

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Old 05-26-2006, 01:45 PM   #24  
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Can't wait to see the Re-Birth!!!

Enjoy the CI!!!
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Old 05-26-2006, 01:54 PM   #25  
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Good luck Eg, I'm sure the rebuild will be well worth it!!
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Old 05-26-2006, 03:14 PM   #26  
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Good luck EG!
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Old 05-26-2006, 03:15 PM   #27  
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Let operation phoenix begin!!!
Keep us in the loop!!

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Old 05-26-2006, 03:16 PM   #28  
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Sorry to hear the news.

Can't wait for the write up!

Good thing I don't have dialup.

Get some good pics of the over indulgences of our forum brothers on display.

Have fun, wish I could be there!
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Old 05-26-2006, 04:20 PM   #29  
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you're taking this aLOT better than i would have . good luck
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Old 05-26-2006, 04:22 PM   #30  
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Goodluck with the new motor EG, I knew it would happen but I also know that Grond will be better than ever NOW!
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Old 05-26-2006, 04:24 PM   #31  
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Good luck

Stupid piston!!
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If you get a chance, post a picture or two of the rebuild.....


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Old 05-26-2006, 05:00 PM   #33  
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The reincarnation of Grond cometh! To rise like a phoenix from the ashes of the underworld!!

Oh!!.... Sorry Stephen, got carried away... Have a good time at Cruise In,
wish I could have been there. And of course, looking forward to further
news from the Chronicles of Grond!
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Forged motor = more boost and HP
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Sorry to hear about your car. I have faith in you though. You will make it better than before.

Enjoy yourself at CI.
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Hate to hear about Grond. Let me know when the rebirth is. I would love to drive down and help
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Old 05-26-2006, 06:21 PM   #37  
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As you all know by now, I completely annihilated my engine on the way up to Cruise In. So "The Hammer of the Underworld" has been shattered; the "Olde Grond" is now dead.

My stock LS1 lasted until the injudicious use of my right foot hit 12 pounds of boost at the top of 3rd gear, on the stock bottom end, and toasted a piston.

....![/B]
What kind of sound did it make when it finally crapped out under the 12 lbs of boost? A bang, a boom, a pop, sort of a fart or whimper? Other than continually depressing the gas pedal and getting no result, what other immediate sign or signs did you have that it was history?

With the rebuild will this get you into the second 100 grand you have into the car already, or are you still on the first?

Thanks.

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My stock LS1 lasted until the injudicious use of my right foot hit 12 pounds of boost at the top of 3rd gear, on the stock bottom end, and toasted a piston.
Are you nuts! "Stock" and "12 pounds of boost" should never be used in the same sentence!

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Old 05-26-2006, 07:42 PM   #39  
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Stephen, drop a LS7 in there, 505 is not a bad starting point .
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Old 05-26-2006, 08:51 PM   #40  
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The king is dead....long live the king
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