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Come to chicago and drive down any of the surrounding interstates or highways for that matter.... you've never seen so much rust going down the interstate.... 20 over the limit.... in a construction zone.... crossing 3 lanes with no turn signal to get in the ipass lane... during rush hour.

People that do the speed limit are a hazard around here.
LOL, I think I'll pass, thanks. Porter still seems convinced that this is an all original block that's been exceptionally well taken care of. Today we pulled the pan, heads, pistons and rods, which all appear to be in great shape (no copper showing on the bearings at all!), but the timing chain and harmonic balancer are wasted. No biggie, I'm planning on replacing just about everything anyway. It's just going to take me a long @$$ time to get it done since I can only afford one part at a time :rolleyes: Unless 2 grand falls from the sky, this is going to end up as a bored .30 over 306 with a strong cam, beefier intakes and bigger heads. Ah well, better than a dying SOHC, right?
 

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306? That's not even worth it is it? I would bite the bullet and just bore it out to 331 or whatever. Something more significant than 4ci more anyway. Would you even notice a difference at all from 4ci?
 

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Not bad for a ten year old truck I guess.....
and if you hunt around enough you might be able to find a budget 331 stroker kit.
 

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Not bad for a ten year old truck I guess.....
and if you hunt around enough you might be able to find a budget 331 stroker kit.
I've been hunting for almost a year now and the only kits I've found that I can afford are no-name varieties... I don't wanna take a chance on them. If you happen across any, though, feel free to point them out :D

Brian, I keep hearing from coworkers that stroking is not worth the horsepower for the thousands it's going to cost me (it's around $900 for a good 331 kit and about a $1,000 to have the block stroked and set up by a professional shop). To be honest, boring it .30 over isn't really worth the effort either but since it's going to be cleaned and checked I figure it won't hurt.
 
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Anybody who's ever had "the striped discussion" with me (it involves me trying to put racing stripes on everything) will understand why this cartoon is ridiculously funny :D

 

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I can never tell which vehicle of yours is Morgan, or BlackJack, or Steve, or Finklestein (or whatever) :confused:
 

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I can never tell which vehicle of yours is Morgan, or BlackJack, or Steve, or Finklestein (or whatever) :confused:
I think I'm going to call your truck "Kitty" from now on. Ala 'Hello Kitty' :D Did you ever put your pink diff cover on?
 

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Pfft, I posted shots of the new rims everywhere but in the thread they should be in, lol. :rolleyes:




Blackjack and big brother Morgan (after the new paintjob) :)
 

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way way way too sweet lookin' Lindz'
Ya bringing Jack to the M&G Next week right ?
 

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way way way too sweet lookin' Lindz'
Ya bringing Jack to the M&G Next week right ?
Definitely :)


Besides, the doctor tells me that I have to keep from jarring my hip until it's fully healed... which means no jumping, stomping, throwing or twisting. All of which are required to drive Morgan :rolleyes:
 

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Besides, the doctor tells me that I have to keep from jarring my hip until it's fully healed...
Ok, Ill bite. What happened.


Did Omar go to hard on you. :eek:
 

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Ok, Ill bite. What happened.


Did Omar go to hard on you. :eek:
Maaaaan, if you only knew the heartache that numnut has caused me...! No, it wasn't Omar or even the friend who helped me 'christen' Morgan that caused the damage. Two weeks ago I went rafting in a shallow local river and busted my tail on a rather obnoxious bolder. Apparently I have hereditary degenerative bone disease, which unbeknownst to me had caused certain nerves to grow away from where they should be. And I happened to nail the spot they were growing through. So Lindsy no walkie for a few days.

And now I can't feel my right butt cheek. Happy? :p:
 

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Apparently I have hereditary degenerative bone disease, which unbeknownst to me had caused certain nerves to grow away from where they should be. And I happened to nail the spot they were growing through. So Lindsy no walkie for a few days.

And now I can't feel my right butt cheek. Happy? :p:
in other words..... she likes it in the butt :D
 

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Well I'll try to make your back feel a lil better here--
your 306 will wake up that lil ol sporto--

you might even be able to keep up with my 4 door--


Sorry to hear about your rear end troubles--gravity sucks huh?
 

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