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96slowss



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PostSubject: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:49 pm

figured id start a thread for this winters project heres the "list"
MOTOR
-stock 96 short block
-stripped down,cleaned,painted toyota 3q3 dark red
-new high volume oil pump
-all new gaskets
-new freeze plugs
-cc306 cam
-cc roller lifters
-cc stamped roller rockers
-beehive springs
-hardened push rods
-f body head ported/valve job
-ported lt1 intake with ported runners
-52mm tb
-36 lbs injectors
-walbro 225 in tank pump
-?? fuel regulator
-using my same opti(a year old)
-same msd wires
-not sure on ignition yet(may go ls coils if the $ is there)
TRANNY
-gone thru just to make sure its good and ready
-already running a 3200 stall
-already running b and m super cooler
REAREND
-eaton locker
-4.10s
-new gaskets,seals,ect....
-extended arms
-new shocks
ENGINE BAY
-semi shaved,wire tucked and SHINEY!!!
-jet coated the headers

its a hell of a winter list for the time i have left but i dont care as long as its at dragday! ill start posting pics soon as i have more
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Pooge



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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:56 pm

Wow, that's a long list, but you seem to work fast from what Ive seen, so rock on

Any pics of that Toyota red?

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1984twodoor



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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:09 pm

I like where this is headed! Waiting for pics! bounce
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:30 am

Staying all black ? ..... noticed you left what your doing bout wheels out afro
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:32 am

Black may be out of the picture and wheels are 90% decided on
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:38 am

96slowss wrote:
Black may be out of the picture


Twisted Evil ...... paint or wrap?
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:29 pm

Most likely paint
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:19 am

alright alittle update on the project. it got started alittle later than i wanted but the winter has been to nice not to drive it.. tt2's are gone.

it finally in the garage now. rearend is out and sold. got a new stock housing that was alittle cleaner than mine. pulled it apart last night, bringing it to the sandblasters today and hopefully have the 4.10s,locker,and all new berrings,races, and brakes all on by this weekend. extended trailing arms are on order and i already have new shocks..

motor is being cleaned up and painted as soon as thats done cam will go in and the new timing chain..ect...

the 94 firebird heads i got are at reids automotive getting decked,full valve job, and new springs to match the cam..

no pics right now but ill get some up when i pick up the heads and rearend..
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:21 am

96slowss wrote:


............... extended trailing arms are on order ..


So I guess that means you dont want my extended trailing arms?
OK...got it.

96slowss wrote:
... the 94 firebird heads i got are at reids automotive getting decked,full valve job, and new springs to match the cam..

Ported too....right?

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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:24 am

sdstick wrote:
So I guess that means you dont want my extended trailing arms?
OK...got it.


You have some extended trailing arms? Hmmmm
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96slowss



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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:09 am

not being ported. they said theres no reason to port the heads for my cam.
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:29 am

took some pics today




new 4.10s




new locker with the 3.42s that iam not using




the start of the new motor




new cam




new timing chain,gears




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96slowss



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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:56 pm

got some more work done on the new rearend..

got the 4.10s and locker installed with all new berrings,shims,ect...




got the rearend from anthony so i had to weld the springs pads back on, and now i got it all cleaned and painted.


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MASShole9C1



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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:00 pm

Progress! Keep up the good work! She'll be done before you know it leaving everything in the rear view mirror!

...well, except for the V... Razz
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:07 pm

96slowss wrote:
got some more work done on the new rearend..

got the 4.10s and locker installed with all new berrings,shims,ect...



Do you have a close up of the ring gear mesh pattern?
Its very hard to see in the photo. Almost looks like the coast side was patterned & the drive side was not.
Did you record your back-lash settings & variation, pinion preload bearing torque, side bearing pre-load, pinion shim thickness etc.
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:15 pm

my dad set the lash and did all the shims.. hes set up alot of rearends so i left that part up to him.
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:34 pm

some more progress. rearens is complete. waiting on calipers and break lines.









still waiting on extended control arms. i backed out of the ones i originaly planned on getting..
heads are still at the machine shop. waiting on new springs and retainers
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:39 am

havent worked on the car in awhile but finally uncovered it and got some work done..





got everything scraped and undercoated. and new gas tank straps





getting the rearend back in finally





finally back in. just calpiers and lines then i can take it for a test drive. iam waiting on the new trailing arms for now.



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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:36 pm

Took the car for a ride tonight with the 4.10s drives mint! And spins alot!
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:56 pm

96slowss wrote:
Took the car for a ride tonight with the 4.10s drives mint! And spins alot!

LOL^ Good news always! Better than just looking at it right? Arrow
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PostSubject: Re: SLOWSS winter build thread   Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:46 pm

Woo Hoo! Hooray for wheelspin! Very Happy

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