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Unread 10-03-2011, 09:27 AM   #16
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Unread 10-03-2011, 11:27 AM   #17
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If its never on the interstate forget the spendy electronic controlled 4l60 and use a th400 with a 205. You can blend a chevy 205 with a ford/dodge 205 to get the front output switched over and the first time the tranny takes in water it'll save a thousand bucks on the rebuild. Not to mention the cost difference in performance converters. Good luck
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Unread 10-03-2011, 01:18 PM   #18
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Unread 10-03-2011, 04:31 PM   #19
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if you do decide to do this swap in your zj, plz make a build thread!! i def want to do this myself, once i save up
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Unread 10-03-2011, 06:25 PM   #20
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If its never on the interstate forget the spendy electronic controlled 4l60 and use a th400 with a 205. You can blend a chevy 205 with a ford/dodge 205 to get the front output switched over and the first time the tranny takes in water it'll save a thousand bucks on the rebuild. Not to mention the cost difference in performance converters. Good luck
Good idea. My rods 350 should work if its cheap to convert to 4wd
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Unread 10-06-2011, 12:28 PM   #21
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Change of plans. Bought a aluminum 5.3 for the rod, and a 400 HP 6.0 for the crawler. It's gonna break stuff now
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Unread 10-31-2011, 01:58 PM   #22
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Unread 10-31-2011, 01:59 PM   #23
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Started the gutting for full cage. Now it's loaded up and headed to elite chassis.

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Unread 10-31-2011, 02:02 PM   #24
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Last three pics are a mock up of how the fenders will be, over the cage of course.

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Unread 10-31-2011, 02:26 PM   #25
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yah, cage it for sure, its funny looking at the roofline where the roof has buckled from flexing it
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Unread 10-31-2011, 02:40 PM   #26
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yah, cage it for sure, its funny looking at the roofline where the roof has buckled from flexing it
? Lol roof isn't buckled. It has been rolled 3 times though. It's getting a cage for safety, chassis rigidity, and so I can run less bumpstop up front. Plus it will improve approach angle having the steering box being the furthest forward part of the truck

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Unread 10-31-2011, 02:46 PM   #27
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NICE!!! Great project, I love LS motors.

Sometimes I look at my Firebird and think about how good my ZJ would run with that LS1.

And man, that thing is BEAT! Looks great though!
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Unread 10-31-2011, 03:06 PM   #28
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Thanks man.

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Unread 11-01-2011, 07:49 PM   #29
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New motivational speaker. Too bad I have to install the 5.3 in the rod first so I can have the trans out of it to build the king

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Unread 11-01-2011, 10:38 PM   #30
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The project truck
add some rocket launchers and you have something i'm sure i had a toy version of for my GI Joe figures as a kid
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