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Old 03-09-2015, 03:16 PM   #16
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Got my cam kit yesterday!

Texas Speed 228R cam with PRC 0.625" beehive springs and TSP chromoly pushrods








Picked up an LS7 flywheel, clutch disk and pressure plate from the dealer as well.

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Old 03-09-2015, 03:35 PM   #17
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I thought a rim job had more to do with the other...eh....end....

Or have I been licking buttholes for no reason all this time?
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Old 03-09-2015, 05:44 PM   #18
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Looks good I got the texas speed v2 cam used.. also had texas speed tune mu pcm.. just started it never drove it yet.
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Old 03-20-2015, 06:43 PM   #19
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Old 03-28-2015, 01:13 PM   #20
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Still waiting on a few more parts to arrive so i can finish off my heads.

In the meantime I worked on the block and spent some time prepping the dashboard.

Stock pistons & rods with Clevite rod bearings and FM piston rings
TSP cam
New GM sprockets
LS2 timing chain
Melling high pressure oil pump
ARP bolts throughout.





Bought a clean dash from a member here and fabbed up some aluminum plates for my gauges, head unit and such.

AEM A/F ratio gauge in the far left AC vent. AEM oil pressure, oil temp and water temp gauges in the center vents. Got an old Pioneer head unit mounted up. The area above might be used for ignition, acc and other switches. Haven't decided yet.

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Old 04-03-2015, 09:15 AM   #21
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Got my freshly rebuilt T56 trans from Astro Performance yesterday.

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Old 04-04-2015, 11:04 AM   #22
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Old 04-19-2015, 01:36 PM   #23
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Removed my old RB25DET, trans and the related wiring. Clearing out the interior and sending it off for paint soon.

Got my heads torqued down. Just gotta install the rockers and pushrods and mod the water pump for the steam line.

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Old 05-03-2015, 04:43 PM   #24
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Old 05-04-2015, 01:35 AM   #25
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Yeah I've been slacking off lately. Busy with work and all.

Car is currently at the painters getting fixed for rust damage and getting a fresh coat of Alpine white paint. Gonna take a couple weeks before it's done. Still got more parts on the way. Gonna finish off the heads, install the intake manifold and accessories soon.

These arrived a few days back.

CATuned 4340 axles
Wilwood reverse mount boosterless pedal box
Garagistic bracket and subframe reinforcements.

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I thought a rim job had more to do with the other...eh....end....

Or have I been licking buttholes for no reason all this time?
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Old 05-07-2015, 12:03 AM   #27
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damn... that t56 must been $$$$$$$
so jelly
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Old 05-08-2015, 10:29 AM   #28
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damn... that t56 must been $$$$$$$
so jelly
It's not a built T56, just rebuilt by Astro. Did cost quite a bit though, especially having it shipped from the US. I've spent a ton shipping a lot of stuff across the pond
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Old 05-14-2015, 09:34 AM   #29
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Awesome work! I'll be doing this swap to my car hopefully later this year!
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Old 05-15-2015, 05:07 PM   #30
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The E30 is still stripped down at the shop. Rust fixed. Getting sprayed next week.




In the meantime I picked up this medium case diff from the scrapyard to replace my little small case. Pretty clean for a diff out of a wrecked Z3. It's a 3.91 Torsen LSD diff IIRC. Also picked up another identical diff and a clean 031 Z3 1.9L rack as a spare. Came out to less than $300 in parts.

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