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Old 03-09-2021, 03:51 PM
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I don't know about the crank. I don't know what the RPM limit usually is on a cast crank.
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Old 03-09-2021, 11:04 PM
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It doesn't look like a set of L-78 +40 pistons is going to be easy to come up with

May take a special order
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Old 03-16-2021, 11:25 PM
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For now I think I'm going with my 2-bolt engine with factory steel crank and factory L-78 pistons
Will decide on the other engine later
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Old 03-30-2021, 11:56 PM
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The engine is coming alone fine .. I will get the oil pump and oil pan back on tomorrow, and with some luck (and if my back stays with me), maybe the cylinder heads.
Hope to get it back in the car soon .... wish me luck
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I do have the oil pump, oil pan, and both heads back on the engine. I need to take the steering column out to replace the firewall seal that goes around the column. Right now I have a red rag that someone put there.....lol
After that I will try and get the engine in the car.

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I have been working on the steering column and have it just about ready to go back in. Should have that done by early next week.
After that the engine
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Old 04-19-2021, 11:41 PM
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Steering column is back in and the 'Red Rag' is gone .... lol

Now to get an engine back in the car ... wish me luck
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Well ... there is an engine back in the car - now I will need to get everything connected.
I'm going to put manifolds on and leave the headers off - so there will be some changes to make and also I need to straighten out some stuff that others had done to the car before.
2 or 3 weeks and I should have it running
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Things are still coming along - I've got the wrong water temp sender so I need to order a different one and the front brace for the starter motor is also missing.
All-n-all, not doing to bad.
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