1980 Grand Prix LS swap

Injectedcutty

Injectedcutty

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I think that brings me up to date. Next moves are to finish the trans cooler lines, block the hole in the intake where the EGR pipe went in, get the driveshaft shortened, pick up the new tires, sandblast and paint rims,
I'm enjoying this build, the GP looks really well taken care of. We are fairly close in progress on the LS swap. I'm working on the cooling setup this weekend hopefully...just ordered a trans cooler so that'll be up soon.
 
Winkernod

Winkernod

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Sep 13, 2018
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I'm enjoying this build, the GP looks really well taken care of. We are fairly close in progress on the LS swap. I'm working on the cooling setup this weekend hopefully...just ordered a trans cooler so that'll be up soon.
Thanks Injectedcutty . Glad your enjoying my build. I looked in on your build and mine looks very sad compared to the awesome work your doing on yours. My GP was well enjoyed as well as looked after. It saw only a limited number of winters and garage parked a lot of the time.
 
motorheadmike

motorheadmike

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Great progress! I would have definitely gone with Holley's swap headers - they are super sweet and the collectors align with their trans x-member. I get the impression you are Canadian.
 
Winkernod

Winkernod

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Great progress! I would have definitely gone with Holley's swap headers - they are super sweet and the collectors align with their trans x-member. I get the impression you are Canadian.
motorheadmike Thanks, it is coming along. heat and dollars was the reason why I went with manifolds. It might have been better but..... So how did you guess I am Canadian Eh?
 
motorheadmike

motorheadmike

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So how did you guess I am Canadian Eh?
We can smell our own. 1. Oiled under-carriage (it is a very Canuck thing). 2. The way you write (works in junkyard, has the spelling and grammar of a teacher). Your engine crane looks like a Crappy Tire special (I have the same one) 4. The speedo goes to 140... and that ain't in MPH (this was the dead giveaway).
 
Winkernod

Winkernod

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We can smell our own. 1. Oiled under-carriage (it is a very Canuck thing). 2. The way you write (works in junkyard, has the spelling and grammar of a teacher). Your engine crane looks like a Crappy Tire special (I have the same one) 4. The speedo goes to 140... and that ain't in MPH (this was the dead giveaway).
Thats funny and I thought it was the pic of the front end with the Ontario plate
 
motorheadmike

motorheadmike

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Winkernod

Winkernod

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Sep 13, 2018
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A little more progress on the weekend. Trans cooler lines, more wiring, exhaust adapters installed,(modification worked perfectly). Dropped off the driveshaft for shortening.
 

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