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Forum: Engine Tech
07-26-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

It's me again! Sorry if I'm being a "thread...

It's me again!
Sorry if I'm being a "thread hog" here,LOL,but I'm bumping this back up,trying to get it a little exposure and get some help!
I already put all the info in the thread below:
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Forum: Engine Tech
07-26-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By gsforless

I am currently fighting this same problem. ...

I am currently fighting this same problem.
Fresh 355 flattop motor,Vortec heads,single plane intake,MSD ign,Holley DP carb.The thing runs fine,but after a couple mins idle time,the headers start to...
01-28-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,896
Posted By gsforless

I have seen rodsrus around RJ for a while and...

I have seen rodsrus around RJ for a while and thought the ads looked shady,but I never realized it was the same person as "traderguy".I live fairly close to this individual and he tried to get me...
01-08-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,370
Posted By gsforless

Don't know how anyone else's service with them...

Don't know how anyone else's service with them is,but around here,UPS is BAD for checking that a package has been signed for,when it has not!

My mom had a computer shipped UPS a while back.It...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-18-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

Coincidentally,I have a good set of 292 Turbo...

Coincidentally,I have a good set of 292 Turbo heads already set up for a .600 solid roller.I'd LOVE to trade the Vortec top end I just took off this engine for a good solid roller and...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-17-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

Yeah,my thoughts exactly.Shame too,as this...

Yeah,my thoughts exactly.Shame too,as this camshaft/lifters look brand new.I wouldn't be afraid to re-use the lifters with another new camshaft(if they weren't hydraulic).I KNOW I'll catch slack from...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-17-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

I actually didn't.It crossed my mind that the cam...

I actually didn't.It crossed my mind that the cam timing was likely off,but at that time,I had only ran the engine with no water in it(very briefly-maybe 30 seconds),and didn't know the head gaskets...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-15-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

I sent Mr. Lohden an email letting him know that...

I sent Mr. Lohden an email letting him know that I did have his engine running,and that I had left feedback on it here:

This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification. Delivery to...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-15-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

I'm sorry this thread went off in another...

I'm sorry this thread went off in another direction.My original intent was to seek help with the engine,but if one person reads it and sees what happened with the deal,then I guess the direction...
11-14-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 25,615
Posted By gsforless

That's funny right there. After the day I've...

That's funny right there.

After the day I've had,I needed a good laugh!!
Forum: Engine Tech
11-14-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

I certainly appreciate all the input,and I'm...

I certainly appreciate all the input,and I'm definately not disagreeing or disputing anyone-that's why I asked here,but honestly I have NEVER had anything like this happen due to dist. timing and...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-14-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

It don't seem to be rich at all.I don't even know...

It don't seem to be rich at all.I don't even know what jets are in the carb(750 DP),but the carb,ignition,everything right down to the spark plugs are the ones that I used with the 377 I just pulled...
Forum: Engine Tech
11-14-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By gsforless

Headers getting RED hot!

I seem to be plagued with problems with this car regardless of the engine combination I try,something is never right!

I now have a 355 with Vortec heads in the car.I have never used Vortecs,but I...
09-16-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,515
Posted By gsforless

Glen i am not being Defensive...Ozz came in here...

Glen i am not being Defensive...Ozz came in here asking for help with info on a seller...He got the help he ask for...You and a few others decided to take it down another path..i just merely shared...
09-16-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,515
Posted By gsforless

bjuice,I was merely quoting a statement that I...

bjuice,I was merely quoting a statement that I made myself at the beginning of my post for emphasis.I did not imply that you had said anything along the lines of honesty and credibility,those were my...
09-16-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,515
Posted By gsforless

Oh,by the way,I too saw the wing slonova has up...

Oh,by the way,I too saw the wing slonova has up for sale.It's a heck of a deal,if everything works out.I almost contacted him myself,but I figured it'd be too much of a hassle to re-work it to fit my...
09-16-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,515
Posted By gsforless

Thats the one and only complaint I have with this...

Thats the one and only complaint I have with this site.Granted,if one has sold items,and particularly multiple items,honor payments are most certainly in order.However,if one has never been...
07-07-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Just keeping this on top so hopefully more and...

Just keeping this on top so hopefully more and more will see it.

Thanks guys,
Glen
06-09-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Just wanted to bump this info back to the...

Just wanted to bump this info back to the top,especially since I "advertised" the engine in the classifieds,and told anyone reading it to just ask critty396ss if they didn't believe a 350 WITH a 350...
05-20-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

I see critty396ss no longer has the Blazer...

I see critty396ss no longer has the Blazer advertised.I wonder if he told the buyer about the "oil leak"? :roll:
05-14-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Yeah,I know.I had a very reputable local mechanic...

Yeah,I know.I had a very reputable local mechanic pull the engine and put all new freeze plugs in it just before I started driving it.If he thought it'd need a seal anytime soon,he'd have put one in...
05-14-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Well,he said it leaked a quart onto his trailer...

Well,he said it leaked a quart onto his trailer during the 2 to 2 1/2 hour trip back home,which is all but impossible.A small leak will pool and run and look like it's a huge amount.If it leaked...
05-12-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Yeah,that's him-looks a lot like my car.Like I...

Yeah,that's him-looks a lot like my car.Like I said,I've decided it's just easier to keep the engine...and talk about it...a LOT! :wink:
05-12-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Yeah,I was thinking the same thing-both being...

Yeah,I was thinking the same thing-both being used kinda puts a kink in things.Appreciate it,though.
As far as the balancer(didn't have a flywheel on it),he said steel crank,which usually means...
05-12-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,007
Posted By gsforless

Yeah,it's the same old song and dance..LOL.I'm...

Yeah,it's the same old song and dance..LOL.I'm not gonna drag this one out for weeks on end.It's a done deal,I'm sure.Just making everyone aware.Sometimes it's worth it just for public awareness...
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