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Old 10-26-2013, 07:01 PM   #81
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Dam that looks sweet!
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Old 11-08-2013, 05:19 PM   #82
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Thanks.

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Got the head back from Hunter Machine Shop.









So now oi just need to install the head. Do I need to clean around the valves where it shows the die? Use brake cleaner?

I have the ARP studs in the block. Both surfaces need to be completely clean also. Wipe down of the two surfaces with brake cleaner and both sides of the gasket.

Any tips on the install?
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:03 AM   #83
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Got some good work on it last night.







After turning the crank a few times to make sure the timing belt was set and all I saw that the timing belt walked right to the edge of the tensioner. Does the below picture look normal?
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:45 PM   #84
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Got the transmission all cleaned up:


its ready to be installed.

About to purchase the fluids
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Old 11-17-2013, 12:09 AM   #85
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Got the fly wheel and clutch all together. Got the transmission mounted to the motor. All ready to get it installed.

Hope to install the motor tomorrow.
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:11 AM   #86
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Looking good!
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:18 PM   #87
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Excellent work! Love the way your colormatching things!
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:03 PM   #88
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I only thing I see I don't like is you should have painted the transmission case black. Excellent build so far!
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Transmission will be out in less than a year for a LSD install. So perhaps I will paint it black then. Still have some POR-15 but likely won't be good still when I get to paint it.
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It's IN!!!!







Got most the wires attached there is 1-2 I need to figure out where they go. Going to pick up the motor oil this afternoon. put the drive shafts in this evening and bleed the clutch line. Hook up the alt, starter, battery, and air intake. Crank her over a bit to build oil pressure. bleed/prime the fuel system and perhaps get it started.
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