BUILD THREAD Project long time coming

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The parts fairy stopped by today. Still wasn't planning on spending any money on this engine this year, but when you find a deal, you have to jump on it. PAC1218 springs and retainers, (used) Hopefully that doesn't bite me in the *ss. For $100 it was hard to pass up though.

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You know there is a tool to check those springs. I have a local (old) guy that lets me use his whenever I want. If you're in no rush, then send them to me and I'll check them. It would be a good reason to come to Skaneateles, or I should say skinny atlas.
 
Streetbu

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Well I can do either. I ain't sleeted a no coroner virees 😅 pm sent
 
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Streetbu

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I need a way to store these motors until I'm ready to use them. LS engine cradles are evidently made of gold. They run $125 when the same thing for a SBC is only $49 🤬 So I drew up the bolt pattern on the side of the block and had a buddy with a CNC plasma torch them out for me. Hopefully pick up some steel tomorrow and make the frames this week after work.

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The parts fairy also stopped by the house today. 🤣 Jeg's had a sale on the camshaft I wanted which rarely happens so I had to buy it. Saved me almost $30

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