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Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:39 am
by FER24NEON
Sounds like stuff i may want to do in the future!

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:57 pm
by northern
Whats wrong with this picture?
I'll give you a few hints.
1. Its the PGT at idle. (Note the top left and lower middle gauges.)
2. Its got a strong vacuum even tho cylinder 2 is shot. (lower right gauge.)
3. sense its at idle the speed and accel gauges are 0.

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Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:37 pm
by northern
Oh yeah... updates, lol

Ordered JE 10.5:1 pistons w/rings and Eagle rods.
Lubing will be provided by a melling oil pump.
A full gasket set and a blue gates timing belt to wrap the AEM tru time gear.
A MPX 60mm TB.
A red MSD Coil pack and Granatelli wires.
The shorty Hedman header is waiting in the corner.
Ordered a UDP but found out it was for a 2GN when it arrived, so its going to be resold sense its of no use to me.
* Looking for a SOHC no-90* manifold, But I might build a getto blaster.

Now here is the dilemma, I have a 95 cam, but leaning to using a magnum cam and springs, and yes Ill be doing the head work (P&P) Ill even be cleaning up the ports in the block.

Ideas on a color for the block and V-cover?

Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:44 pm
by northern
Here is a teaser of the up and coming.


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JE 10.5:1 pistons
Eagle rods
Mopar Bearings
Melling oil pump
03 Magnum/Rt cam and Springs
AEM tru time Cam gear
5" UDP

What you dont see is......

mandrel bent 2.5" catback
Hedman header.
Blue gates T-belt
MPX 60mm TB
MSD coil pack
Granatelli wires
Full gasket kit


Now what color to paint the block and V-cover?
Wrinkle Red or Wrinkle Black?

Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:14 pm
by 08kgraves
coil pack is read so i say black valve cover and red block........ make that puppy pop!

oh nice parts list by the way

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:19 pm
by northern
I just got a notice on .Org that I have an IM.
Checked it and looks like i just became a owner of a short runner SOHC AAM.

Excited.... :-)

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:18 am
by northern
What goes in must come out.

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With the 60mm MPX TB and a Boxed manifold that Hedman header will work just fine.

Found out what my CTS issue was all about. lol
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Brand new BWD cam sensor, 45 bux, and the blasted thing is in two pieces. need to find the receipt.

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The dismantling of the old motor...

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The carnage!!!!

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That piston stuck/melted into the cylinder wall. :-(

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The rings dont move on this side, they are welder and apart of the piston now, see the section missing from the hat? thats whats on the cylinder wall.

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There is going to be a little work done to this head, lol

We will see what the machine shop says on what magic they can do to the block.

Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:28 pm
by northern
Got bad news from the machine shop today, the block is not saveable.
Cylinder 2 has a crack in the sleeve. so ill be looking for another block. :-(

Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:50 pm
by 1genRTturbo
suxz man. now finding a good block is going to be the key... if you can, try and find a dohc block, i've read somewhere they are a bit stronger, but not sure how reliable that is... good luck on the hunt.

Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:40 pm
by northern
Be jealous, very jealous....


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Oh and I should say its built and not bought.

This is overlay version 1.5 and I no likey...
I dislike the way the back lighting shines through.
it looks to yellowish.

Going to try another type of vinyl.