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09-19-2015, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Phalanx_vette

The compression on the LQ9 is a non issue for a...

The compression on the LQ9 is a non issue for a tvs 1900. It's all in the tune. My neighbor down the street is running 12:1 compression and 20+ pounds of boost without issue on a 6.2 in a 68...
09-18-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

I'm sure I have all of 1.4 followers for this...

I'm sure I have all of 1.4 followers for this thread at this point, but it's all good.

I've been spending a lot of time on LS1tech lately getting info, and sorting out my engine situation.
I...
06-30-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Phalanx_vette

My buddy had an SMI 2bbl on a 350 for his circle...

My buddy had an SMI 2bbl on a 350 for his circle track car.
Engine ran amazing, when he wasn't stuffing it into a wall. lol.

We never had to mess with the carb once tuned, so I can't really say...
06-29-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By Phalanx_vette

The performer and holley should clear with a low...

The performer and holley should clear with a low profile air filter.
I had an edelbrock 1407 on the stock intake with a 1/2" spacer, and low filter, but I squished the filter slightly with the hood...
06-29-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Phalanx_vette

When I had my 454, I scrapped the Qjet and I put...

When I had my 454, I scrapped the Qjet and I put on an Edelbrock 750cfm with a 1/2" Spacer, and a low profile air filter. It squished the filter a bit when I closed the hood. (soft filter, so I...
06-24-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Doing some research on what I pulled out. ...

Doing some research on what I pulled out.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20150623_181607_5c95ff73ee6289e239ab82c8d8f749d7420711e9.jpg


casting...
06-23-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

oops!

So I had an accident over the weekend.
Few friends and I had a couple beers and the next thing we know the old engine and trans just fell out of the corvette.
...
06-14-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Thanks Fleming. I think at this point I'll...

Thanks Fleming.
I think at this point I'll just have to get to the point of test fitting and make my decision from there.
I contacted the company that makes the mount kit in the thread that Gary...
06-10-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Good info Gary thanks. I was going to use DD...

Good info Gary thanks.
I was going to use DD slider mounts, but they say you can't mount low A/C, and that thread just proved it.
It seems you can't use the holley mounts either. At least not on a...
06-09-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Question for LS swap guys about A/C

Have any of you that have done an LS swap successfully installed a low mount A/C?
I think I've read all of the LS swap threads on here, and haven't seen anyone do it.

I live in Phoenix, so not...
02-01-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Quick update. Picked up a '98 LS1 over the...

Quick update.
Picked up a '98 LS1 over the weekend with a standalone harness.
Too good of a deal to pass up. I'll be transforming it into an LS6 (243 heads/LS6 intake etc...).
Bottom end doesn't...
01-26-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Phalanx_vette

As far as I know it's been a California car all...

As far as I know it's been a California car all its life. Until I brought it to Arizona of course.
I'm sure it has a long rough history. I don't have any records or anything. All I know is the guy...
01-25-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

I haven't decided what to do with the wipers...

I haven't decided what to do with the wipers yet.I may just replace them if I can snag a pair cheap enough. The doors are the worst. There's so much over spray inside the doors that my locking mechs...
01-25-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Yeah it'll be a blast! ( <- was that a pun?) ...

Yeah it'll be a blast! ( <- was that a pun?)

It's going to be a lot of elbow grease, but that's what makes us appreciate our cars more when complete right?
01-25-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Phalanx_vette

The flat area behind the MC is where this sticker...

The flat area behind the MC is where this sticker is.
I'm really not concerned with originality, just wanted some feedback on what that sticker might be.
Everyone's insight has been great. Thanks...
01-25-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Thank you. That makes perfect sense. The under...

Thank you. That makes perfect sense. The under hood tag is not an original thing? Was there a tag in this location from the factory?
01-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Phalanx_vette

If you check out my build post I have most of the...

If you check out my build post I have most of the info there I think.
None of the engine/trans is original to the car.
I looked up the castings a long time ago, and the block is a 71 passenger 454...
01-25-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,204
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Quick update

Don't really have time for much of a write up, but here's some picks and some WTF moments on my Interior disassembly.

I Took off the wiper door, and as you can see in the photo below. Holy...
01-25-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Phalanx_vette

ID help

So, I already know my car is a mash-up of crap. That's why I don't mind tearing it apart and building what I want. (LS/T56, rack and pinion, VBP suspension).
VIN shows it's a 68. Titled as a 68....
07-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,199
Posted By Phalanx_vette

:iagree: Ever put a hair dryer on full blast and...

:iagree: Ever put a hair dryer on full blast and point it in your face?
That's what it's like to drive down the Highway in Phoenix with the windows down in the summer.

I like my A/C. I may be a...
07-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Phalanx_vette

Awesome! glad you got it worked out.

Awesome! glad you got it worked out.
07-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By Phalanx_vette

C5 Auto is way better than the C4, but still...

C5 Auto is way better than the C4, but still takes the spirit of driving a corvette out of it.
My DD is a 2003 Mustang GT. In my search for a DD with a backseat (because kids), my only stipulation...
06-30-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By Phalanx_vette

I had a 93 40th for a few years. I loved it. ...

I had a 93 40th for a few years. I loved it.
Opti spark is definitely something to look into.
If it hasn't already been done there's a cheap mod out there to put a plate under the water pump to...
06-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Phalanx_vette

:iagree: This will also tell you if your problem...

:iagree: This will also tell you if your problem is suspension related. I was going to suggest this before.
06-11-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By Phalanx_vette

haha.. thanks! :thumbs:

haha.. thanks! :thumbs:
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