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Just waiting for her to come get the dummy engine for moc up
 

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as of today the engine( moc up) and trans is in,everthing it tacked welded in,headers are on ( hooker swap headers) ,told her to order rack drop bushing kit,pan is a little close to rack.

master cly is installed as well
 

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Havent had time to get in this thread,plus not a lot has happened , But....



Engine block is ready to start grinding on .Getting rid of some burrs,and get oil returns cleaned up

crank is ready,now need to start on heads
 

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If you need a hand you got my number.
THANKS



Been taking care of some loose ends,and just finished a 532 today ,so I havent touched her stuff.


now Im going to grind on the crank some,and still deburr block,etc etc.


this engine will be in the car for a while then probaly be sold if/when she get tired of it,and want to go faster.It will be a pump gas (should run 10s) motor with iron heads.


Im on the edge of what I want to do to the heads? lol
 

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KATIE MADE SOME HEAD WAY TONIGHT


taking off all the old rings from the pistons, tapping all the holes in the block,

threading holes for oil restrictors etc etc,and cleaning parts.
 

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We made progress last night.

Here she is checking ring end gap, setting cam bearings, & installing oil restrictor's

This will be SOLID FLAT TAPPET cam engine, Its not getting a roller


YES,I wanted a roller
 

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As of last night she was able to get the short block asb,and the cam installed.

found 1 of the rods stamped wrong,as in wrong side. radius would of been backwards on num 4 rod.

now it's time to PORT the heads, she's not going to like doing that,lol
 

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Nothing to report. She hasn't been here, and I have had no time to work on it.





start mass pming her to get her going lol she needs a kick in the tail,lol lol
 
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