Originally Posted by badazz81z28
the same procedure a machine shop would do is the same GM did in the factory. They cut the caps, drill and tap the holes and line bore and hone.
it's not a bolt on and line bore & go, like you said (cut the caps to fit the block and so the bolt holes line up, i'm sure block casting differ same # or not)
isn't there some machine shop owners / machinist's here on the board ? they said it can be done, just at a high price, and then maybe timing chain problems. not worth the chance or money to me. these are not 2nd rate shops.