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May 2018


While the engine was out, I did a complete front suspension and steering replacement, cleaned and painted the frame, and replaced the engine mounts.

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Much better

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Fuck installing GM coil springs (Also ignore the rusty and worn out ass brakes, I just hadn't replaced them at this point):

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May 2018

Engine and Trans in. Used Dirty Dingo sliding mounts and got everything lined up so I could use the stock shift linkage from the 700R4 and stock drive shaft. Only had to move the trans crossmember back about 1 inch and drill new mounting holes.

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Test fit the Schoenfeld headers, which were perfect, so I stripped the shipping coat off and applied several coats of high temp paint.

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Final header install and accessories bolted up.

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Not familiar with that exact intake. Is that a TB spacer? Or an adapter?

you went DBW. Any specific reason?
 

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Gen IV intake and 4 to 3 bolt adapter.

No reason for DBW other than that's what this pullout had on it.
 

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June-July 2018

Got pretty much everything bolted up and in place while I had the TBI harness out for thinning, and started re-working the Vortec harness and building a fuse block.

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Done for now, I'll add connectors later.

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On to this mess. Both bank 2 sensors and the MAF circuit were cut out, so I had to go back and add MAF and B2S1.

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July 2018

Fuel lines, filter, pump.

Used a stock Vortec pump for the gmt 400 trucks and a Corvette filter/reg (commence the hate comments) and -6 fittings and hoses.




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Why would that invite hate comments? I've done that very thing on swaps before
 

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I have no idea, a lot of people seem to hate it for whatever reason. Always has worked well for me, so idk.
 

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Which part? That specific pump? Or that specific regulator? Or both?
 

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It's actually a good way to use a dead head fuel rail with a return style pump. Also makes only 1 line needing to be run all the up.

Haters gonna hate i guess
 

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August 2018

Got the Vortec harness all reworked and fuse block built.

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Went ahead and threw it all on, it's a mess at this point, just wanted to make sure everything fits.

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Mounted the fuse block on the fender and the PCM on the passenger side battery tray. TAC module bolts directly in place of the stock cruise module. Same bolt pattern.

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Open header start ups and idle are so cool.
 
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