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 August 23rd, 2012

I finished the welding efforts on the headers. It honestly didn’t go exactly as planned; there were a few mistakes. New bungs from Racepak cost $38 for 8 – which is fine – but I bought a few extra in case I have trouble on the next set of headers. I also installed a Moroso […]

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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 May 19th, 2012

Thought I would share some pictures of the restoration of our timing cover. I painted the water pump and timing cover to match, both in the original Pontiac Blue color. Very excited at how well these pieces were able to be restored for use on our high performance motor. I am still putting the attachments […]

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