455

on April 19th, 2012

Looking forward to getting home in a few hours and opening my box of goodies. I’ll try to film the box opening because I always wanted to show one of those for our YouTube Channel. Anyway, here is what we are expecting to arrive today: Cometic Head Gaskets PRW Stainless Steel 1.5 Rocker Arms Aluminum […]

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on March 20th, 2012

Was lucky enough this past weekend to get to work on the 455 engine project. Spent about an hour drilling, tapping and installing a screw through the body of the oil pump with the intention of preventing the oil pump pickup from vibrating loose of the oil pump. The process went much smoother than I […]

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on January 5th, 2012

Words can’t describe how excited we are about the new addition to our engine project. The heads – they have finally arrived. Here are some pics!

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on December 23rd, 2011

I have seen that as part of the instructions for the lifters AND the timing chain, to soak them in oil. This sounds like a great idea. I’ll be finding a clean container and some good oil and planning a good soak for both these parts after the heads arrive. Fun stuff. I think tips […]

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Running and Racing Reliably Part II: Continuing at the bottom – Tech Articles – High Performance Pontiac. Great article. Lots of relevant stuff with great pictures for our 455 build. I am going to use the pushrod idea to make sure my lower dipstick tube doesn’t put unnecessary pressure on the windage tray. Good stuff.

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