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Old 03-15-2012, 08:39 PM
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well got around to tearing the vortec apart and come to find out the block is ruined... the #4 main bearing spun in the block and they much have just kept on driving it with the crank broken...so its scrap.






The rear main bearing was turned in the bore and I had to beat the back part of the crack and bearing out with a hammer.

So I think I'm just going to suck it up and buy a carbed LT1 intake and refresh this LT1 I have, took it apart and it is super clean in the bottom end..



it came out of a grandma roadmaster that had some fire under the hood, but the engine didn't get very hot, hell all the front seals are still there and the block still has the factory powdercoating on it, so Its gonna be a nice engine. has no slop in the timing chain.
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