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Old 05-07-2011, 06:10 PM   #15
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More Updates ?

want to hear her run
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:17 PM   #16
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He's Getting close to stuffing that beast in the Stream. I think he is wiring in the harness now.
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:31 PM   #17
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good, I saw the pictures of the engine mounts being fabricated and welded in place.

Looks Like a BIG Project
Motor mount engineered, welded s/v rowan
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Old 06-16-2011, 06:23 PM   #18
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The motor is sitting in her home WOW is that thing Big!!! I will post some pics soon.
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:12 PM   #19
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The pics are up now on my wife's blog s/v rowan
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Old 07-01-2011, 11:19 AM   #20
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Darn it... there was I thinking it was like a USB... Plug and Play!
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Old 07-28-2011, 05:29 AM   #21
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Did you ever consider the purchase of a D.P.

instead of the Duramax D. Implant ???

Your making that Chevy 8.1 Jasper RV. engine look Better every Day.
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Old 07-28-2011, 10:33 PM   #22
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Did you ever consider the purchase of a D.P.

instead of the Duramax D. Implant ???

Your making that Chevy 8.1 Jasper RV. engine look Better every Day.
You would still have most of the problems I am having the mounts on new chevy big blocks have changed so you can not just swap them the radiators are going to be different and all the wiring will too. I am just tiered of the 110 deg heat in and under the thing. I am hoping to have a better day tomorrow.
I hope to be on the road this coming month even if it is only to the Everglades.
Sorry I have not posted pics here as my wife keeps a blog of some of the slow progress at svrowan.wordpress.com
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So, it fitted between the rails, but it sat taller than you thought?
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Old 07-28-2011, 11:41 PM   #24
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I think it is not that much taller (4") just wider and asymmetric mounts that are designed to hang on frame hangers the oil pans are in odd places for clearances it is just a different beast.
I know if one was to take measurements from one that had done it, it could be done in 1/4 the time it is just a pain to fit and connect all the turbo lines and coolant lines. I find that every thing you think you are done with gets in the way of the next part......
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Yes, engine swaps are not easy.
I have a couple of motors in my storage and some plans... a 3L 24V V6 to go in my Alfa.... A stroked 498 BBC for something....
Are you the first to have done this swap?
Keep up the great work!
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Old 07-30-2011, 03:08 PM   #26
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BABY steps...??? LORDY! protect me from grown up ones!!!m
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Old 07-30-2011, 09:15 PM   #27
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Wow, I finally had a look at your blog. This is a seriously impressive project. You are truly a man that knows no fear! All the best.
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