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Old 03-10-14, 03:02 PM   #106
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BW came in today....Compressor housing is huge.....lol






Looks like im going to need to add a spacer to get it to clear manifold so I clock the compressor housing better...it fits but they is only about a finger gap in between



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Old 03-11-14, 07:04 PM   #107
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Some more progress pics...



Crank and Cams all set to TDC





Cams installed and torqued down...



Time to come off the engine stand...





Cams are all lubed up with Redline Assembly Lube....Thanks for the recommendation Dmitry..





New rear main seal installed....flywheel bolted up and torqued down...and put on clutch and pressure plate..





I am still waiting for my valve covers and intake manifold from the powder coating...Should be getting them tomorrow....
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Old 03-11-14, 07:55 PM   #108
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Looking good man. I know you have to be getting antsy.
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Old 03-12-14, 06:56 AM   #109
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Looking good man. I know you have to be getting antsy.
Yea I hoping to maybe get the engine and tranny mounted up and put in the car this weekend....fingers crossed....
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Picked up parts today from powder coater....Very happy with the results....I went for a textured black so the intake manifold and valve covers will have the same look





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Wow man. Those valve covers look amazing. Just like mine .
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crazy im starting myself
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Old 03-12-14, 06:35 PM   #113
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crazy im starting myself
Cool...if you have any questions feel free to PM me..

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Wow man. Those valve covers look amazing. Just like mine .
Thanks man....It is coming together...

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Old 03-12-14, 06:42 PM   #114
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Starting to put everything back together...









Brand new 145 AMP alternator....BTW...The plug on water pump is temporary for now....



Mocked up the parts....Im going to get the compressor housing powdercoated just like the valve covers and intake manifold..

As well as getting turbo exhaust housing, manifold and downpipe ceramic coated...


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Man this thing looks amazing man. I love the color choice. Looks clean and original.
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Man this thing looks amazing man. I love the color choice. Looks clean and original.
Thanks man....I live in Pittsburgh so the black and gold theme works well
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Tial MV-R 44mm Wastegate...



Not sure why the springs dont appear to be new....

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Lightweight Aluminum pulleys...Anodized Black



Got wiring harness put on engine.....



Put on rest of accessories and new serpentine belt..



All that is left is to put tranny on and put engine in its resting place...
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I just love it when a plan comes together. Looks great man
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I just love it when a plan comes together. Looks great man
Thanks...Im ready for all of my hard work to pay off..
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