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6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

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Post by Verz » Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:48 am

Yea most people ive seen do the swap in a gbody use the fbody headers and just have to clearance one tube ont eh passenger side.

I cant wait to start my 6.0 swap, ordering L92 heads soon :D

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!!

Post by Roller406Bu » Tue Dec 30, 2008 6:06 pm

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Roller406Bu » Thu Jan 01, 2009 2:44 am

just a note to some as well you can run the harness they send for the carb version thru the firewall and mount the msd box controller in the kick panel area on the pass side....the chips they send all have way to much timing as well so i would make your own timing curve asap...anywhere from 29-32 total......I run a factory style radiator as well with a 160 thermo and electric fan car runs flawless and never runs over 180... I also run ngk tr-6's sparkplugs all the time there good for spray...I run 93 all the time since the heads are shaved...
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!!

Post by LIL NOVE » Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:00 pm

Roller406Bu wrote:ttt

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that thing looks pretty sittin in there. very nice build.

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Glatt » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:24 pm

For the headers you used the drivers side Schoenfeld and the pacesetter on the passenger side? I have the Schoenfeld set but I haven't test fit them yet. I also have the transdapt mount kit for mine but the moroso mounts I have put the engine too low and the pan hits the K member. Can you post that information or PM me for building the clamshell mounts?

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Roller406Bu » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:43 pm

RegalLS wrote:For the headers you used the drivers side Schoenfeld and the pacesetter on the passenger side? I have the Schoenfeld set but I haven't test fit them yet. I also have the transdapt mount kit for mine but the moroso mounts I have put the engine too low and the pan hits the K member. Can you post that information or PM me for building the clamshell mounts?

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I used the factory clamshell mounts...You are correct on the header question....
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Glatt » Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:08 pm

Roller406Bu wrote:
RegalLS wrote:For the headers you used the drivers side Schoenfeld and the pacesetter on the passenger side? I have the Schoenfeld set but I haven't test fit them yet. I also have the transdapt mount kit for mine but the moroso mounts I have put the engine too low and the pan hits the K member. Can you post that information or PM me for building the clamshell mounts?

Arthur



I used the factory clamshell mounts...You are correct on the header question....



Allright thanks..
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Glatt » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:22 pm

I got my engine and transmission in this last weekend. Test fit my headers and the passenger side header fits almost perfect. I have the Schoenfeld 186LS1-3 set and my fitment couldn't be better. Ther drivers side header is a real ##### to get in but seems to fit nice ones its in place.I had to massage the bottom of the passenger header but it wasn't much of a change.

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Post by Stangboy » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:30 pm

Hey regal, what oil pan did you use? Did the solid mounts drop it much?
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Post by Glatt » Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:30 pm

Stangboy wrote:Hey regal, what oil pan did you use? Did the solid mounts drop it much?


I used the truck pan. No fitment issues at all. The sump hangs a little low for my liking, but ohh well. The original solid mounts that I modified probably would have worked now that the engine is sitting where it should be.

After test fitting the engine 4 times with the base plates in the front holes, and trying different mounts I had the engine side of the mounts made. I test fitted everything with a spare trans housing I had and the cross member was 3/4" too far back. I moved the base plates to the farthest back holes in the K member. My transmission crossmember lines up perfectly now ( no modification to the stock trans cross member ). I have approx 1/2" clearance beneath the pan to the k member ( just enough for the steering components to clear ).
If I remember, I will take some pictures tonight and post them for you.

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by mont » Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:09 pm

that oil or water line cross over the vally from head to head.the part with the cut off hose on it were did you run that line to???
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Roller406Bu » Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:19 pm

mont wrote:that oil or water line cross over the vally from head to head.the part with the cut off hose on it were did you run that line to???



I ran it to the overflow on the radiator...
1978 Malibu, carbed 6.0, MS4 cam, trickflow 220's, Edelbrock Plate....
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Glatt » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:01 pm

Hey Roller. Have you had a chance to run your car at the track at all? Just curious of times if you have..

Sorry for the picture post hijack. :oops: I will start my own thread sometime and post my pictures.

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Roller406Bu » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:22 pm

RegalLS wrote:Hey Roller. Have you had a chance to run your car at the track at all? Just curious of times if you have..

Sorry for the picture post hijack. :oops: I will start my own thread sometime and post my pictures.

Arthur



10.95@125 1.58 60'...hit the limiter twice, woops....Car should go some .70's...This on a 150 shot spraying off a push button a few feet off the line....car runs 11.70-80 on motor...Should run better, still have stocker upppers and pinion angle has not been set yet...Should have a vid soon at the track...Need to get it on a dyno and see what the motor likes timing wise...Not bad though for a pump gas, cam, intake and small shot street car to be in the 10's, I'm happy..
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Glatt » Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:47 pm

Right on. Thanks for the info..
Nitrous is like a Hot Chick with STD's.
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