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Old April 14th, 2011, 12:14 PM   #561
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I could not beat the price she has. Sorry
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Old April 14th, 2011, 02:47 PM   #562
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so all said and done how much is it costing you? i told you at TT that the little things would add up! i guess your seeing that first hand now!!!
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Old April 14th, 2011, 03:53 PM   #563
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so all said and done how much is it costing you? i told you at TT that the little things would add up! i guess your seeing that first hand now!!!

Even after I sold what I could, just under 5k. On my way to Muskegon now....picking up sensors on the way. Yes Kyle, the little shit $100'd me to death!
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Old April 14th, 2011, 04:12 PM   #564
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Loaded up and headin west!!!!!
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Old April 14th, 2011, 04:16 PM   #565
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Even after I sold what I could, just under 5k. On my way to Muskegon now....picking up sensors on the way. Yes Kyle, the little shit $100'd me to death!
What did the engine/trans "start" at?
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Old April 14th, 2011, 04:32 PM   #566
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Old April 14th, 2011, 04:42 PM   #567
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have fun glad you guys got all that shit sorted out
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Old April 14th, 2011, 04:52 PM   #568
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What did the engine/trans "start" at?
On my build, my L33 (aluminum block 5.3 high output) cost $1300. I'm going to be in around $4000 for it when I add in the cost of the TH350 build/swap as well.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 07:41 PM   #569
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LM7 - Iron Block/Aluminum Heads
2005, 60K miles, complete drop-out.
All accessories, TAC, pedal, harness, PCM, etc.
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If I was to do it again knowing what I know now, I would say 4K is a reasonable number to complete
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Getting a complete drop out, and making sure its all matching is a good start. This stuff nickels and dimes you. Mine was supposed to be a complete drop out but lots of things they pulled from other motors.

Besides the motor, you pay for: mounts, headers, exhaust, wiring, reprogramming, radiator, fuel lines & pump, transmission bits, lots of times driveshafts, other bits.
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Getting a complete drop out, and making sure its all matching is a good start. This stuff nickels and dimes you. Mine was supposed to be a complete drop out but lots of things they pulled from other motors.

Besides the motor, you pay for: mounts, headers, exhaust, wiring, reprogramming, radiator, fuel lines & pump, transmission bits, lots of times driveshafts, other bits.

Sye...sensors...labor


but when i sat in it and pulled it on the trailer tonite i was all grins!
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Sye...sensors...labor


but when i sat in it and pulled it on the trailer tonite i was all grins!
pics or it didn't happen! you guys have a good weekend, you don't be showing the boys up with all that hp you have now.
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Old April 17th, 2011, 08:04 PM   #574
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Bad computer flash Drove it on the trailer and took off without any time to do a test run to check everything out. Got to the Badlands, pulled it off the trailer and she was ok at best when cold, as soon as she got warmed up the idle was all over the place. Took a short run around campground and was missing like crazy and backfiring. Every once in awhile she would catch and I got a slight taste of the power that will be there. Guy at the campground had a scanner, ran a couple codes. po171 and po103. One is a lean code the other MAF. After swapping out the sensor with another like built rig that was eliminated, no vacuum leaks either. Called Jimsperformance, he walked us thru a couple tests with other sensors, all comes back to a bad flash. Jim was as much help as he could be without us having a laptop to communicate with him. We believe it wasnt flashed for drive by cable (motor was originally drive by wire). Not real happy about that because description was all written and sent along. So tomorrow the computer goes back.

We hopped in other rigs and salvaged the weekend, still had a great time despite that and the shitty weather. My kid did her first rock climb in Kevins buggy up about a 7' ledge......made it all worth it.
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Sorry to hear... I was hoping for some action shots from the weekend!
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Old April 17th, 2011, 08:15 PM   #576
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Glad you got hold of Jim. He's a stand up guy. Actually, although not what you wanted, if everything else seemed right, that's a good sign for the future.
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Old April 17th, 2011, 08:19 PM   #577
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Glad you got hold of Jim. He's a stand up guy. Actually, although not what you wanted, if everything else seemed right, that's a good sign for the future.

Yea, i left a message on his machine and he rang me back within 10 minutes. Hell of a nice guy, not knocking him, mistakes happen. Just really sucks. Thanks for gettin back with me so quick with his number


All else did seem good. I plan on having it put on a laptop and setup perfect. Make sure everything is reading as it should.
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Old April 17th, 2011, 08:21 PM   #578
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Damn, I was hoping for some good news!
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Old April 17th, 2011, 08:26 PM   #579
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Me too Sean! It will be fine, just yet another setback.

What ya gonna do?


By the way, I have to say, the people on this site rock. I had so many pm's texts and calls about those damn sensors. Also called and picked brains of many from Badlands.....Dale, Jim, Bryce....not to mention all the guys that were at the park racking their brains. Awesome group you are!
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Yea, i left a message on his machine and he rang me back within 10 minutes. Hell of a nice guy, not knocking him, mistakes happen. Just really sucks. Thanks for gettin back with me so quick with his number


All else did seem good. I plan on having it put on a laptop and setup perfect. Make sure everything is reading as it should.
You're welcome. Actually you got lucky. I leave my phone in my truck while at home & happened to walk out to get something. It was like within 10 minutes of when you texted me. There are times on the weekend when I don't look at my phone all day.
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