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on December 4th, 2016

Well – we got the new mid engine plate. Now comes some meticulous measuring to make sure we position it right. In order to do it accurately, I’ve decided to take all my measurements with an unused block. This affords me full access to all pieces around the motor and allows me to locate the […]

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on December 5th, 2012

We are getting close! The old engine is out of the car and we only have a few more tasks to wrap up, including: Priming the oil system, Completing the water pump installation, Checking bolt holes on the flex plate. Update: These tasks have been completed and we started the engine swap! See pictures below

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Adjustable Timing Light Aftermarket Harmonic Balancers Photo 5. I was concerned that my balancer might be too far away from the timing marks and therefore not actually be installed correctly but looking at this image lets me know that we are in good shape. I’ll post my own pics in the future.

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on May 24th, 2012

I had a chance to take some new measurements of deck heights on the engine. I don’t have the whole chart with me to show you but I hadn’t taken this measurement since I installed the rods and pistons and got everything torqued down with the block decked. I was checking deck heights to make […]

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on April 30th, 2012

I spent a few minutes in the garage over the weekend – I am working on the new engine. Most of my time was spent finding a flywheel that we use to degree our cam and then getting it installed on the engine. I’m going to fabricate a pointer that will be based off the […]

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