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Post by 77mali on Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:54 am

Are you tearing it down completely? You may want to consider examining the push rods to be safe. This is what I found after cleaning mine up when I did my top end over. Some of the corrosion was pretty deep. Good time also to look at the condition of the lifters.


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Re: Vortec and 4l80e transplant

Post by Sinister on Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:18 am

The truck has roller cam and lifters.
I cleaned the engine with kerosene,all the deposits are gone.
I'm waiting for the Elky to arrive.
I'll need a Vortec intake,new oil pan as the current one is rusted badly,and a set of headers,and I should be good to go.
Also planning on swapping out the water pump
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Post by jerry46765 on Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:30 pm

How many miles are on the engine?

It's got some crud buildup in the intake ports or maybe stuff leftover from cleaning.
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Post by Sinister on Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:44 am

The motor came out of a newspaper truck,mainly local miles,with lot's of idling both at the plant and on the route.
Driven by an older woman who new cars,as her and her husband are enthusiasts,didn't abuse the truck.
It will make a great daily driver while I build my 396,then I can have some fun rebuilding it.
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Post by Biomedtech on Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:26 pm

Im planning on installing a rock stock L31 in the laguna for now with plans drop in a hotcam later. I have a 750 cfm carb right now and wondered if that will be way too much for the stock motor configuration, it should be fine for the hotcam.
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Re: Vortec and 4l80e transplant

Post by Sinister on Tue May 01, 2012 5:52 pm

Any pics of your car...love the color.
I was thinking of adding a Laguna front end.
My car arrived yesterday... Thumbs up

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Post by Sinister on Tue May 01, 2012 5:53 pm

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Post by 74Malibu383 on Tue May 01, 2012 6:01 pm

I know our cars are terribly heavy, but I didn't know it took a semi to haul one... Smile

Congrats!
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Post by Sinister on Tue May 01, 2012 6:26 pm

Do the math...2300 miles, MAYBE 20 MPG= 100 gallons x $4=$400 each way.
I guess I could have flown there rented a trailer and drove it back here.
Add a hotel room and food and beer and I'm thinking the $1000 shipping was a good deal. Arrow What a Face
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Post by MT76LAGUNA on Tue May 01, 2012 10:06 pm

hey biomed tec an idea for your fuel pump issues

89 caprice fuel tank just about exact same as our cars also came with in tank
fuel pump both the tank and sender availible from spectre at reasonable
price get a walbro 255lph pump and your set

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Post by 77mali on Tue May 01, 2012 10:14 pm

Feel like Christmas or what?
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Post by jerry46765 on Tue May 01, 2012 10:39 pm

MT76LAGUNA wrote:hey biomed tec an idea for your fuel pump issues

89 caprice fuel tank just about exact same as our cars also came with in tank
fuel pump both the tank and sender availible from spectre at reasonable
price get a walbro 255lph pump and your set

Why on earth would you need to swap a fuel tank with an electric fuel pump capable of providing 60psi for a carb?

A carb needs 8psi max when it's smoking hot; 5-7psi when it's not.
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Post by MT76LAGUNA on Tue May 01, 2012 10:46 pm

sorry didnt read carefully thought he was gonna run fi still if you use a tbi
fuel pump and bypass regulator would work also all because of no mec fuel pump provision Very Happy

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Post by pila on Wed May 02, 2012 4:36 pm

Seems to be a number of in-line pumps around to make the 12-15 PSI for a TBI, if that's whats going to be used.

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Post by Sinister on Thu May 03, 2012 6:24 pm

I actually would like an in tank fuel pump...but pump replacement sucks...having to drop tank each time.
I have a Holley blue pump and regulator from a previous build...but the pump is LOUD!!!
I mean you need a $1000 amp to blast tunes to drown out the noise.
A good reason to run headers and some glass packs... Cool
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Re: Vortec and 4l80e transplant

Post by jerry46765 on Thu May 03, 2012 11:34 pm

Who is doing a TBI?
I must be missing something.

We need better pictures of the Camino.

What is the story on the Camino with the Laguna nose in the avatar?
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Re: Vortec and 4l80e transplant

Post by pila on Thu May 03, 2012 11:44 pm

I believe you will need a regulator with the "blue" pump, if you don't have the one that comes with it.

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Re: Vortec and 4l80e transplant

Post by Sinister on Fri May 04, 2012 4:42 am

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