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Old 05-03-2018, 01:18 PM   #21
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Old 05-03-2018, 01:48 PM   #22
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Old 05-03-2018, 01:52 PM   #23
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I’m out, too much for me.
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Old 05-03-2018, 02:05 PM   #24
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I was thinking more like $3, maybe the market just isn't there.
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Old 05-03-2018, 03:01 PM   #25
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Seriously, what are you thinking?
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Old 05-03-2018, 03:16 PM   #26
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seriously, what are you thinking?
i was thinking of asking $6k when i got it running. Id go $3k right now as it sits with all the spare parts.
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Old 12-22-2018, 08:09 AM   #27
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looks like the build is back on, think the only way I'm going to get this thing done is to get other people involved. So after the new year I'm going to have a "Buick Day Party". I'm going to get a bunch of friends together, beer, BBQ and wrenches. lol Figure that will make me have to work on it, otherwise it's just going to sit forever.
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Old 12-22-2018, 08:20 AM   #28
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over the years this picture has stuck in my head. I'd love to give it a wild look with a flat purl white finish and a low slung stance. I just know that I need to focus on getting the damn thing running first. lol
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Old 12-22-2018, 09:29 AM   #29
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I actually want to put 13 inch spokes and some white walls on it!
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Old 12-22-2018, 11:33 AM   #30
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I stand by my original comment. If everything else is decent on the car and you want to get it on the road to enjoy, 4.8/5.3/6.0 4l60 swap with maybe a cam and be done. For fucks sake I have a TBSS cam I will bequeath to you if you go that route...
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Old 12-22-2018, 01:46 PM   #31
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I stand by my original comment. If everything else is decent on the car and you want to get it on the road to enjoy, 4.8/5.3/6.0 4l60 swap with maybe a cam and be done. For fucks sake I have a TBSS cam I will bequeath to you if you go that route...
If this motor ever goes I think it needs a 6.0 with a pair of turbos. Mainly because I like the way twins look under the hood. or I could really mess with people and do a coyote out of a ford truck. lol

I and falling for the car again because in the last 10 years or so I've seen none of them at car shows.
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Old 01-06-2019, 09:07 AM   #32
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https://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/pt...788160584.html
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Old 01-07-2019, 07:36 AM   #33
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I'm so broke right now, even if he was giving it away I wouldn't want to spend the gas money to go get it. lol
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Old 01-08-2019, 04:50 AM   #34
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How about instead of daydreaming about turboing some fantasy LS motor, you spend an afternoon wrenching on it and drive it to a car wash and then take your family to a car show. Maybe there's something more wrong with it than you said in the original post? Sounds like you have a good engine that needs an oil pan swapped on and then everything buttoned back up.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:08 AM   #35
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Damn that's a big bitch. Get busy using what ya got and get it mobile asap.
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Old 01-08-2019, 11:33 AM   #36
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How about instead of daydreaming about turboing some fantasy LS motor, you spend an afternoon wrenching on it and drive it to a car wash and then take your family to a car show. Maybe there's something more wrong with it than you said in the original post? Sounds like you have a good engine that needs an oil pan swapped on and then everything buttoned back up.
only other thing wrong besides needing to pull the motor swap the pan and pick up, then finish putting it back together is my unwillingness to go out and wrench. When I get home from work I'm to worn out mentally, and my weekends are full of other stuff. I could easily move things around and get it done, if I could just motivate myself. I also would need a helper or two, seeing as I need someone to stand on the back of the hoist and hold it down, and someone to do the heavy lifting since my back is F-ed up now.
I figure when the weather is a bit nicer, I'm going to plan a "build party" I'm going to invite all my car buddies and their families over and bust it out. Then BBQ, beer, and fun. Should be able to get it running in a day.
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it's longer than my 3/4 ton van. wider too. lol
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