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96slowss



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PostSubject: lsx turbo build   Wed May 15, 2013 3:33 pm

finially decided to go ls in the impala

list of goodies planed
-2002 lm7 5.3 truck motor
-ls6 cam and springs
-all new gaskets
-ls1 intake
-80mm bbk tb
-60 lb. injectors
-billet fuel rails
-gm swap oil pan
-clamshell motor mount adapters
-tranny still in the air??
-3000 stall
-stock manifolds flipped
-on3 performance 76mm turbo
-blowoff valve
-wastegate
-lots of piping (built from scratch)

that's about it for now

















some pieces etch primed





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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Wed May 15, 2013 4:16 pm

*subscribed* Razz

It's like you're in my head... Wink

Sounds like an awesome build! Might as well go 4L80E. Turbos love automatics. Wink

Also, dibs on your 4.10's!

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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Wed May 15, 2013 4:49 pm

Nice Twisted Evil
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Pooge



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Wed May 15, 2013 9:52 pm

I'll be keeping my eyes on this. My car is running like a boss, but it is missing the high end whirr and BOV that the WRX has... It sure has me thinking

Excited to see this unfold

Doug

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96slowss



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Wed May 15, 2013 10:38 pm

SOME UPDATES
cleaned the heads in and out and polished the ends and painted the block









valley pan painted and installed









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96slowss



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:56 am

project is still moving along slowly. heads are out getting a 3 angle valve job, and ls6 springs installed. once there back everything can be assembled. lt1 will be getting pulled out in oct..
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sdstick



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:23 pm

Hope you have an expert for the turbo plumbing...especially if your building from scratch

LMK when you need to make some quick $ & I'll bring you some paint work.....

that you'll do.........

quickly.....

right???.....

^^ya that^^

Smile 

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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:02 pm

Diet Coke hurts in your nasal cavity. Thanks Steve... drunken 

Care to disclose the turbo parts yet?

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V8Killer



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Sep 20, 2013 2:43 pm

Just a warning:

http://ls1tech.com/forums/forced-induction/1579561-on3-performance-buyer-beware.html
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:24 pm

You gonna need some wider tires on the rear bounce
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:09 am

sdstick wrote:
Hope you have an expert for the turbo plumbing...especially if your building from scratch 
Soo true, glad "I know a guy"  Wink 







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96slowss



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:38 pm

valve covers wrinkle coated and coil brackets painted.







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bfurches



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:44 pm

96slowss wrote:
valve covers wrinkle coated and coil brackets painted.







They look great! I have been doing that to every set that comes through the door haha.

If you need stainless hardware or can't find any...let me know...I have just about every LSx size in stock...

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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:50 pm

nice! iam thinking about that now.. I want everything to be clean looking
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:49 pm

got some nice pics from my friend at the machine shop today!









before and after of the valves


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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:16 pm

heads painted and all bolted down










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V8Killer



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:36 pm

96slowss wrote:
heads painted and all bolted down
How'd you like the stupid torque sequence? Surprised
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:37 pm

V8Killer wrote:
96slowss wrote:
heads painted and all bolted down
How'd you like the stupid torque sequence? Surprised
lol, at first I was like huh?? wasent to bad but it works good! lol
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:22 am

did alittle mock up to see how things are goin to look



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:39 am

finally pulled the lt1 and started some mock up with the 5.3 waiting on my new mounts to get the motor up another inch then I can start piping some turbo stuff!






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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:04 pm

haven't updated in awhile















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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:57 am

*drool*

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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:16 pm

Ya know, the build looks great, but both you and bfurches... What the hell is up with the bov dumping out the side/front? Are there no kids or animals or pedestrians in any of your travels? I can see it for a track only car, but on a street car? C'mon. Can't you build a downpipe? Wink

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Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
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bfurches



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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:01 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Ya know, the build looks great, but both you and bfurches... What the hell is up with the bov dumping out the side/front? Are there no kids or animals or pedestrians in any of your travels? I can see it for a track only car, but on a street car? C'mon. Can't you build a downpipe? Wink
BOV? I dont even have one yet?? LOL The pipe coming out the front of ours IS a downpipe. Wink

Car is looking really good Mike.

The only issue I see you running into right now is the Turbo placement! Man, that thing is low. I could see oil return/ drain-back being an issue. Maybe the picture just give me a goofy perception, but just keep an eye on that return!

Otherwise, it is looking AWESOME.

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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:55 pm

bfurches wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
Ya know, the build looks great, but both you and bfurches... What the hell is up with the bov dumping out the side/front? Are there no kids or animals or pedestrians in any of your travels? I can see it for a track only car, but on a street car? C'mon. Can't you build a downpipe? Wink
The pipe coming out the front of ours IS a downpipe. Wink
 
 
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"Many of us fantasize about driving a race car to work. The power, the acceleration and the speed seem like they would be a dream come true on the road. However street cars and race cars are far from being the same animals. Both have four wheels, an engine, and a drive train; but the similarities stop there. Although the racing circuits are a main contributor of new technology that does make its way to the street, the technology in its raw racing form would probably be all but unmanageable for an everyday driver. Nevermind safety and legality."
 
Just because you can, doesn't mean you should No

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PostSubject: Re: lsx turbo build   Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:07 pm

bfurches wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
Ya know, the build looks great, but both you and bfurches... What the hell is up with the bov dumping out the side/front? Are there no kids or animals or pedestrians in any of your travels? I can see it for a track only car, but on a street car? C'mon. Can't you build a downpipe? Wink
BOV? I dont even have one yet?? LOL The pipe coming out the front of ours IS a downpipe. Wink

Car is looking really good Mike.

The only issue I see you running into right now is the Turbo placement! Man, that thing is low. I could see oil return/ drain-back being an issue. Maybe the picture just give me a goofy perception, but just keep an eye on that return!

Otherwise, it is looking AWESOME.

turbo is level with the water pump pulley so iam goin to drain it back into the front cover or go to the back of the pan.
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