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Old 11-11-2011, 09:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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project replacement motor...(lifes funny twists)

well, last monday we started pulling the motor out of our 1988 grumman to swap into our 3500 "rattlepuss" truck to retire the cracked pistons motor.... when we bought the grumman, we were informed that canada post had replaced the motor with a rebuilt one, low miles on it when we got it, and we put low miles on it as well.....

we had done a little investigating, and found that it was a 599 block 6.5l... well after we got it out of the grumman, the plan was to just pull the heads and replace the head gaskets, with ARP studs, and do a 5 pin "turbonator" main girdle with studs on the bottom.... well after pulling the heads we discovered that the IP on it was not the 2831-5088 we were expecting, but in fact a db2-2829-4975.... and upon further inspection(a couple of measures with our e-bay inside micrometer) it was discovered that we had a 6.2l 599 casting motor! well you can just imagine our jubilation with this turn of events... and it was indeed rebuilt, very clean inside, almost new heads, nice cross-hatching in the bores.... later today we will post up some pics of our re-gasketing job, the girdle, and of course the first block that we have fire-ringed....
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Very nice ! That puts a smile on your face an helps to forget about a few things gone wrong ...
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 11-11-2011, 11:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks guys.... anyways here are some pics of the progress... heads, all cleaned and painted...
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1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
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building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....

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Old 11-11-2011, 11:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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decks and fire rings...
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1992 gmc 3500 drw, rclb..... very, very full of goodies
1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
acolytes of the "aggressive buddist's" principles since march 13th 2014
building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....

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Old 11-11-2011, 11:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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girdle and main studs....
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1992 gmc 3500 drw, rclb..... very, very full of goodies
1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
acolytes of the "aggressive buddist's" principles since march 13th 2014
building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....

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Old 11-11-2011, 11:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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rebuilding a set of german bosch injectors with marine tips we had in stock....
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1992 gmc 3500 drw, rclb..... very, very full of goodies
1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
acolytes of the "aggressive buddist's" principles since march 13th 2014
building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....

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Old 11-11-2011, 11:41 PM   #8 (permalink)
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our o-ring mod for ARP head studs....
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1992 gmc 3500 drw, rclb..... very, very full of goodies
1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
acolytes of the "aggressive buddist's" principles since march 13th 2014
building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....

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Old 11-11-2011, 11:46 PM   #9 (permalink)
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2831-5088 pump we built last year with the db-2 FTB mod... even bored the inlet on the pump to .250".....
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1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
acolytes of the "aggressive buddist's" principles since march 13th 2014
building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....


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Old 11-11-2011, 11:50 PM   #10 (permalink)
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and more pics for those of you guys who like pics..... this is the turbo we are going to use.... rebuilt holset h1c with the upgraded compressor turbine with twelve blades.... and a nice warm turbo blanket....
Turbo upgrade
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1992 gmc 3500 drw, rclb..... very, very full of goodies
1986 jetta IDITI, some goodies
1988 swb test truck, for testing
acolytes of the "aggressive buddist's" principles since march 13th 2014
building power, "Sanford and Son style"

under development:
-MEGA-SQUIRTZ H.O. injectors
-big-bore DB-2 pumps (.350",.370")
-supercharger kit
-center mount turbo kit with tubular manifolds....
and much more.....
Jeff & jim....


Last edited by turbonator; 11-11-2011 at 11:52 PM. Reason: too many pics, only 4 hands...LOL
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