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Ghostrider

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Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« on: October 11, 2018, 08:32:50 AM »
95,XXX on my original one owner '79 WS6. Had an annoying exhaust leak on the left side manifold and decided it was time to bring the drive train back to "new". After tear down, found a crack in the left exhaust manifold so going with a pair of JR 350's. Just got the 350 TH back from rebuild and waiting on the engine to be finished up soon by Hedrick Precision Engines.

sCI

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Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 09:40:59 PM »
Glad to hear the progress, what mufflers you looking on running? Are you chocked by CA emissions, or is the sky the limit where you come from?

Ghostrider

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Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2018, 11:57:31 PM »
Bought a pair of magnaflows and Pypes SS tailpipe splitters.

DD78TA

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Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2018, 06:13:28 AM »
Getting the engine back in is always exciting. Tell us how it goes. Did you have any upgrades done on the rebuid? I also can't help myself from recommending new motor mounts while the engine is out, (if they are the original ones).

Ghostrider

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Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2018, 01:19:38 PM »
I had a shop do the rebuild, pulled and re-installed. The only upgrades were the JR Manifolds and an Erson RV cam.

Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2018, 01:19:38 PM »

Ghostrider

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Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2018, 01:23:01 PM »
Might be a coincidence, but when I picked the car up from the engine rebuild, the ignition switch operated rough. Today the switch is stuck in the "on" position. I managed to get the key out but it won't budge. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated......

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Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2018, 12:45:13 PM »
It was the linkage between the transmission and the steering column

Re: Rebuild - Engine and Transmission
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2018, 12:45:13 PM »
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