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new motor action for the Grand Poobah :)

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« on: January 24, 2008, 08:33:53 PM »
Not to pretty ,heres the start !


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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2008, 08:40:46 PM »
that shore is purdy
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2008, 08:59:04 PM »
It's what's on the inside that counts... I hope.   :D
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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2008, 09:31:16 PM »
Wow, and I thought mine looked bad when I bought it ;)

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« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2008, 09:52:38 PM »
did you pull it out of something on the bottom of the lake? :o
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2008, 01:10:44 AM »
It looks like someone used it to anchor a dock (for a couple of years!).
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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2008, 09:17:43 AM »
I will be "Cindermotor" ::) .. T

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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2008, 09:24:24 AM »
Is that ferd blue I see under all that goo.

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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2008, 10:44:42 AM »
gee, good thing they left the dipstick in there... Oh wait it looks like the seal is missing up front...

good amount of cleaning and I'm hopeful for ya Brad. Can't wait to see you joining the ranks of the NJ/CJ boys for good.

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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2008, 11:00:54 AM »
i wish you guys could see the amount of play in the timing chain....even ralph was trippin on it.
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« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2008, 11:09:45 AM »
i wish you guys could see the amount of play in the timing chain....even ralph was trippin on it.

Got a camera ???

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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2008, 11:26:07 AM »
Got a camera ???

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yeah, but the motor is now at tom's shop...5 hours away.
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« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2008, 11:30:05 AM »
i wish you guys could see the amount of play in the timing chain....even ralph was trippin on it.

Guys thats hitech sh*t ,called "variable cam timing"  :D

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« Reply #13 on: January 25, 2008, 12:34:38 PM »


You should try one of these out Brad...



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« Reply #14 on: January 26, 2008, 08:44:44 PM »
OK soooo  Milt (cyl head guru) says the heads are good (no cracks) the pan looked like it was hit by a Mack truck ,but a little Hammer and anvil action and viola' ready for the torch (me) Tom
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« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2008, 09:02:48 AM »
nice tom, it looks great!
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« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2008, 11:43:19 AM »
Wow, you took this job pretty serious. That get-up is lookin like a million dollars already.

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« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2008, 02:09:12 PM »
Ahhh...nothing like the #5,#6  band saw. LOL ::)
Layit out with a crayon
cut it with a torch
Pound to fit  LOL >:D
Get er done. ;D
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« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2008, 04:18:45 PM »
Ahhh...nothing like the #5,#6  band saw. LOL ::)
Layit out with a crayon
cut it with a torch
Pound to fit  LOL >:D
Get er done. ;D

Paul good call I recently had a quite heated disagreement re: the subject of doing this Kind of "project on a budget using used , preowned ,craigs list ,ebay and yes "repairing stuff" ,bargain hunting etc ! It can be done and I still maintain so ! Tom  (pan is "beat to fit paint to match" ::))

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« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2008, 08:41:13 PM »
Ok so the long block core went to be tanked magged and bored (its .030 over now) pistons & stuff are on the way and yours truly did a little torch action on the oil pan ..



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« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2008, 11:49:54 AM »
gives her character. looking good!

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« Reply #21 on: January 31, 2008, 07:44:11 PM »
OK so ..the rotating assy will all be here tuesday ,should go to balance L'lair (drag race machinest/ balancer extrordinair) then back for assembly maybe late next week Special thanks to Scat Crank Shafts and Kieth Black/Silvalite pistons for participating in this Motor The Pan got some epoxy treatment and some "touch up" today  ;)

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« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2008, 08:35:30 PM »
Heres your crank Buddy ,As Josh pointed out kinda has the socaljets  logo on the box  ;D


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« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2008, 11:47:26 PM »
sure is purdy  ;D
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« Reply #24 on: February 05, 2008, 05:35:56 PM »
Hey Tom,
Curious about the oil pan... With it being welded back up and all what will you coat it with to avoid rust and all that good stuff?

 


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