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04-29-2014 04:44 PM exhausting work
first piece of the exhaust puzzle in.
Slip flange W/reducer, on the header pass side.
bolted engine mounts, hung trany lines
started fire while welding- what fun.


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  [Entry #107]

04-25-2014 06:27 PM Got the bullet loaded
One happy camper, couple buddies came by to help.
No crushed toes, pinched fingers, busted knuckels.
No blood, no pain, slipped right in.

46 degrees today when I woke up, 59 right now
21 degrees back in December when
I pulled the motor. With a high of 30.
Hockey play offs and suds tonight!!


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  [Entry #106]

04-22-2014 10:22 PM what a rip
needed a couple hose fitting for the fuel pump.
one auto parts place wanted $9 apeice, the other $10.
Went to fittings Inc. got both for $5, and thats too much.
Got the starter braced, cooling lines bent and dip stick installed.
All I need is a couple days of sunshine.

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04-18-2014 08:15 PM it's taken a while
The motor and trany could go in now.
I'm going to make a support for the starter &
a couple steel lines for the trany fluid.
Got to give a heads up to MSC Industrial supply.
I need nuts, washers and 5/16" spacers for the converter.
Called yesterday after noon and they were delivered 11:30 am
this morning.
You can see the starter is hung on the 1/4 aluminum adapter
plate,which flexes a bit, need to brace that up.


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  [Entry #104]

04-17-2014 07:03 PM they got married
aint that sump n
a chebby slush box and a ford air pump
together at last.
For now anyway, got to pull apart and locktite/torque everything.
And fit the starter.
May have to put some lead up in front on my engine cart,
it balances right at the wheels. Or leave the trany cart hooked up.
Wont be too long before it sits in the cradle!


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