JohnC

2010 Camaro SS

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If mine I'd home port them.   I'd do so because the heads will be removed for other work, and replacing them is probably not worth the expense.

However, what are your long term goals?

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24 minutes ago, Ashley P said:

If mine I'd home port them.   I'd do so because the heads will be removed for other work, and replacing them is probably not worth the expense.

However, what are your long term goals?

buying parts :D 

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6 hours ago, Ashley P said:

If mine I'd home port them.   I'd do so because the heads will be removed for other work, and replacing them is probably not worth the expense.

However, what are your long term goals?

Did you not see @Mike's attempt to port his stock LS3 heads?

He has much better skills and eye-hand coordination than I do, so head porting for me would be a quick way to trash a good set of LS3 heads that I could sell to recoup some cash. :yes:

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7 minutes ago, Disney said:

I was researching heads yesterday and had pretty well decided these would be the best for your car. You must have heard my thoughts.

Telepathy, bro. I heard you loud and clear! :insane:

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58 minutes ago, JohnC said:

Holy crap Summit Racing is fast!

Ordered heads yesterday and says they'll be delivered today!

And that was with free shipping!

And everything will be installed this weekend :3gears:

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I WISH!  Thats usually how things go around my place.  I cant wait for it to ship, then cant wait for it to be delivered, then cant wait to get off work to get to work, then cant wait to see it finished and then cant wait to repeat on the next part of the project.  Not impatient, just get excited and if I would have to wait this long to put together the car, Ide go bonkers.  Especially with the potential this suckers gonna have!!!

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So these heads are taller than stock and need a longer pushrod by .300 and my roller rockers need a shorter pushrod length by .140.

Stock push rods are 7.400 long

So if I subtract the difference .300 - .140 and add it to the 7.400 I get a pushrod length of 7.560.

So I need a 7.560" pushrod with .080" wall and 5/16 thickness?

Does that sound right?

I searched and didn't see that size.

So I got to order a custom length?

 

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22 minutes ago, JohnC said:

So these heads are taller than stock and need a longer pushrod by .300 and my roller rockers need a shorter pushrod length by .140.

Stock push rods are 7.400 long

So if I subtract the difference .300 - .140 and add it to the 7.400 I get a pushrod length of 7.560.

So I need a 7.560" pushrod with .080" wall and 5/16 thickness?

Does that sound right?

I searched and didn't see that size.

So I got to order a custom length?

 

Wait until you get the heads on the car and measure for actual length.  Custom length are $200 and you can't return them if they are wrong.

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Definitely measure for pushrod length. You don't want to just start ordering those. Use a stock pushrod and make it adjustable then use that to verify thecorrect length. You'll need some dial calipers that are long enough too.

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I got bored and wanted to install the flex fuel sensor.

Well, the instructions suck.

Basically a pic of the harness pointing to pin #40. But no instructions on how to get the harness apart to insert the wire.

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This thing has a flaw in design.

The male fuel line out of the sensor needed to be longer to clear the body of the sensor so you can use the fuel line disconnect tool to unconnect the female end should you ever need to replace it.

 I guess I'd need to buy a whole new fuel line if the sensor ever went out because I couldn't get the line back off with the tool.

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