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Old 01-07-2019, 03:40 PM
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Yeah I watch his vids. I believe that one was a Gen3 rotating assembly. Not nearly as strong as the gen4. Thankfully my 2005 Gen3 has gen4 rods factory.
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Another spare drivetrain lol.... $800.
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Great build thread !!!

One of the coolest to date.

It never ceases to amaze me what folks do to these cars. Nice read.

When you change the intake to the SS Trailblazer one, are you going to have clearance to get the stock one back on?

I didn't catch it but, did you put the stock tips back on?
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Clearance for what with the intake?


When I redo the exhaust. I'm gonna run a single tailpipe to the Rr. I gutted the stock tip (resonator), so I'll run that out. But hang the drivers side as a dummy tip for appearance lol.
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Clearance for what with the intake?


When I redo the exhaust. I'm gonna run a single tailpipe to the Rr. I gutted the stock tip (resonator), so I'll run that out. But hang the drivers side as a dummy tip for appearance lol.
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Yes clearance for a stock hood for the ultimate stock sleeper look.
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I'm not sure. It's super close.
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Looking good! BTW, you are only about 4psi away from blowing off the HVAC vacuum line. I consider that a good thing.

P.S. So far super glue seems to hold quite well at least up to 26#s.


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All the vacumn lines are zip tied tight. And everything vacumn oriented on the dash side has a check valve in the line preventing boost from hitting the eatc etc.
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Put in a few hrs today. Stripped the interior, running battery cables and audio stuff etc. Mounting a platform (just hanging loose in pics) for my amps, plan on putting some circuit breakers, fuse panel, battery charging posts, and a battery disconnect on it as well with all wires hidden behind. Also building a trunk organizer platform on the bottom, hide the battery in the bottom of it.

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It looks vertical, but it's not. It's on a angle.

I also received my new adjustable fuel pressure regulator, just waiting for my injectors to come back in to reassemble that.

I found a 2gb flash drive under the carpet in the car. It's loaded with about every type of music imaginable. Shows it was last loaded with music in 2011.





Whats the circuit looking patch thing glued to the passenger floorboard under the carpet?
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Gonna increase the rear tire size. Looking for a little bigger footprint.

Old was 18x9 245/55-18

New is 20x10 285/40-20

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Also put some work in on the trunk.

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