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More Fuel to the Holy Trinity.

More Fuel to the Holy Trinity.

You do know what the holy trinity is, right? Fuel, spark, compression. I’ve already put out a write up on upgrading the old fuel system, it has always been on my to-do list.  Finally, we’re making a little progress.  The ...

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A Sight For Sore Eyes

A Sight For Sore Eyes

So after getting that damn engine installed and verified that it was going to work out, its time to start the clean up under the hood. A lot of what is currently under there hasn’t even been bolted down or ...

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On the Road Again …

On the Road Again …

Its been a little while, but it looks like we’ve made it back onto the road!  I’m still under 500 miles on the new motor, looking to change the oil at 600.   So… do you want to know how ...

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Engine Bay Labotomy

Engine Bay Labotomy

Some photos of some of the components removed. The battery. The coolant hoses. The radiator. The intake & air filter. The coolant reservoir. I’m always amazed at how much space is created by removing the intake and battery. Without the ...

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Missing Pieces

Missing Pieces

Going through the list, here are some of the things that will need to be picked up from scrap yards and stores. Water Pump Pulley – providing the old one isn’t compatible. [B&B] Thermostat Housing – full assembly. [B&B] Exhaust ...

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Building Blocks

Building Blocks

Moving full speed ahead,  we’ve got the 4G63 block and heads on the engine stand and ready to get cleaned up.  The oil pan has been tapped to quick drain the oil during its slumber at Cape Fear Pick-n-Pull.   ...

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The Road To Get Back On The Road ….

The Road To Get Back On The Road ….

  Well, the path to the new engine is in the making.  Last week we pulled a 4G63 block & head from Cape Fear Pick-n-Pull.  Totally awesome experience and left there with out breaking the bank accounts into pieces.  There ...

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4G63 Time

4G63 Time

So last year, we had the head machined and rebuilt. That was fun and we had expected it to take us several thousand miles before having issues.  If I were any one else, that would be the case. Ever since ...

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