I'm ready to surrender to the LS world!

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  1. camarochevy1970

    camarochevy1970 Veteran Member

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    Doug, how is the project going?
     
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    dougs79Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    yeah- completely got sidetracked on other stuff, life, kids, etc! oh, yes and work to have $$! Will load my ly6 on trailer this week and take over to the shop and finish engine brackets, water pump, starter and fly wheel adapter.

    So here is where I'm- Weekend of 10/19 we are pulling the 350/4 spd and do a cleaning on engine bay area. A little etching-paint, let dry over night and Sunday get the ls engine and automatic set in place. Will also connect exhaust and install electronic fuel pump(Part #TRE-344).
    Monday will tow back to my house and get in my garage to work on accessories and ignition. Also will need to get an oem stock auto shifter.

    Will update with pics!
     
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    dougs79Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    The LY6 is ready to be loaded on the trailer to take over to the shop this afternoon. Doing the swap this weekend! :)
    The fun is about to begin! Wish me luck!

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    looks good, good luck
     
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    WOOT, looks hot.

    You might actually finish before I do with my LY6/T-56 442 swap. LOL
    I was at that step Summer of 2011. I haven't done much this season
    since I moved and I've got a million projects with my new house still.
     
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    dougs79Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Isn't that the truth! Funny how life happens. My wife is taking my 6 yr old to Disney World for the weekend so my 13 yr old is going to be my go to guy!
     
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    Swap weekend is here! Last night we finished up the engine with mounts, starter, balancer and intake. Bill at the shop did some bead lblasting on the balancer and starter.
    Will start 8am this morning on pulling everything out and do a modest clean up on engine bay.

    Can't wait to get this knocking engine out! But it got us to the shop!
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    Made it!
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    Ready to go!
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    Also a drink holder!
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I know that you are excited to get started on this....I'm excited for ya! Set that cup-o-tea down and get busy...LOL
     
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    Exciting day! So glad my oldest son Grant(13)
    could be involved.
    So here are the pictures from today. We only worked from 8am to noon. Bill wanted to watch the race but we go a lot accomplished and I have a lot of parts to sell.

    out with the old----....
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    may need a new Nasty z28 shirts after today!
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    Out and ready for the new!
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    Time for some quick degreasing and pressure spray!
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    Cleaned pretty good. New engine mounts put on! Here we go!
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    Grant wanted to see what the carb looked like.
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    Painted bottom end and tunnel satin black. Not any major detail but enough for now!
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    Ready to go- paint dry (enough)
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