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06-19-2019, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Wroblewski

I started reading into your thread a few pages...

I started reading into your thread a few pages lol. A guy will lose hours of his life in a good build thread lol. If there's one area I am lacking in knowledge, it's definitely Cam's. Just when I...
06-17-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,653
Posted By AzDave47

As indicated by others, the heads and the valves...

As indicated by others, the heads and the valves may have had more mileage than the prior owner indicated. It was common to rebuild the heads and replace the exhaust valves, but just get the intake...
06-17-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,653
Posted By piratebaseball

Thanks guys for all the advice. I saw an amazing...

Thanks guys for all the advice. I saw an amazing deal come up on a ls9 supercharger yesterday on eBay and I jumped on it. I'm going to rebuild my 427 bottom end (5.3 block with darton sleeves),...
06-08-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,875
Posted By Shikaitsu

I made a make shift wire loom for the relay by...

I made a make shift wire loom for the relay by twisting the wires together and wrapping them in electrical tape. Made sure to neatly tuck the wires around the firewall and I also opted to replace the...
05-31-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By chassed

WTF...No...No it does not lol

WTF...No...No it does not lol
05-27-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 138,006
Posted By Chiselchst

Just a couple more pics... Fuel pump fuses &...

Just a couple more pics...

Fuel pump fuses & wiring
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EMP IC...
05-27-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,875
Posted By Shikaitsu

Here is a quick startup vid of the progress so...

Here is a quick startup vid of the progress so far. Thanks to the check valve in the regulator the car can be safely started at this point without the pump being wired up and this is how it will run...
05-27-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 36,576
Posted By Unreal

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05-26-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 36,576
Posted By Unreal

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flew to Houston to visit the motor. Almost done. Heads gone on...
05-25-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,875
Posted By Shikaitsu

Now we have to insert our pump and filter...

Now we have to insert our pump and filter assembly. This was probably the hardest part of the install and required the assistance of a jack and a very large pry bar. You'll want to open the worm gear...
05-15-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 138,006
Posted By Chiselchst

Sammy - I have an ethanol test kit, and they way...

Sammy - I have an ethanol test kit, and they way it works is by adding water. Ethanol has a perpensity to absorb water until it becomes satrurated, then it phase separates.
Air planes use a test for...
05-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 138,006
Posted By CI GS

Nice going there Mitch! Me likie purdy new parts!...

Nice going there Mitch! Me likie purdy new parts! :woohoo:
Really anxious to see what that thing puts down.
Also anxious to see what the throttle body inlet and intake setup looks like too!:toetap:
05-02-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,890
Posted By EnginerdVT

Well, got a revised tune, blew that in and drove...

Well, got a revised tune, blew that in and drove it... turns out the vibration was nothing and just a little enhanced NVH from all of the new parts and mounts that I wasn't use to. It basically goes...
05-01-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,890
Posted By EnginerdVT

Well I certainly don't think that it warrants...

Well I certainly don't think that it warrants going to a supply based setup, but I am looking at how to get it in the return side of the fuel rail to have better constant pressure. The setup is now...
04-30-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By sccaGT1racer

Brake clean and air pressure is how I cleaned...

Brake clean and air pressure is how I cleaned mine. Completely disassemble the main tank because there are a lot of places where debris can get trapped.
04-27-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,875
Posted By Shikaitsu

Hoping to wrap up this build in the next few...

Hoping to wrap up this build in the next few weeks. Finally managed to get a few things to line up my way. The bumper is back on with a new lip and undertray and ran a smoke machine over the whole...
04-24-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 138,006
Posted By CI GS

By way of an update, I’ve discovered something...

By way of an update, I’ve discovered something that I thought I would share.
As those of you who’ve followed my adventures on this thread may recall, after installing the larger reservoir, my IATs...
04-19-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,764
Posted By CDNZ

I know for lots of you, a head swap is something...

I know for lots of you, a head swap is something you can do in your sleep, but for me, this was my first significant engine teardown and reassembly. I know it was not a complete engine build, but...
04-18-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,661
Posted By FNBADAZ06

The new valve covers look great ;) Now to get...

The new valve covers look great ;)
Now to get the new valley cover back from the anodizer, which has provisions to feed the valve cover oil sprayers for the springs.
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04-18-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,690
Posted By AzDave47

Jason, another data point, my guides 10K miles...

Jason, another data point, my guides 10K miles after WCCH head work, your TiMo intake valves, new OEM exhaust valves and K501 cam with 1511 springs and Ti retainers. They were checked while I got the...
04-17-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,690
Posted By Apocolipse

As mentioned, here is the CrN failure mode of a...

As mentioned, here is the CrN failure mode of a tumble-polished stock Ti intake valve. While polishing helps extend guide life, a lack of lubrication is causing the coating to fail. This is where the...
04-16-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 32,412
Posted By Josh B.

Visner Intake Lid and Dual 90s

So the Thomsen manifold was taking too long without any progress so I cancelled. I went back to the Hi Ram lower with a Visner Billet upper and dual 90 inlet.

Moving along.
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04-07-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,076
Posted By pielet97

To close my issue, I installed a new BCM and had...

To close my issue, I installed a new BCM and had the dealer reprogram, problem solved to this day.
03-21-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,764
Posted By Apocolipse

Unfortunately - even polishing does not "fix" the...

Unfortunately - even polishing does not "fix" the issue as the coating itself eventually fails by pressure delamination and then proceeds to chew the guide. I am currently studying my findings and...
03-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 36,576
Posted By Unreal

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