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IT'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bajaviking, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. bajaviking

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    IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    We just fired up my 454 for the first time, it sure sounds mean with open headers. haha hahahaha hahahahahahahah(Dr. Evil laughter) Still has to take care off some smaller stuff before I can actually drive it but so far so good. /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAAAAAABBC!!
    Dude!
    Pics man post up the pics!!
    SWEETTTT! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    This will give whole new meaing to the phrase "Size matters"...It has for me...Only SBC I am going to use agin is gonna be twin turbo'd

    /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gifChris
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    Oh man I can't wait! /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gifI am doing the SBC to BBC dance right now /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
    and also converting to EFI
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    It's at my friends shop right now, I hope we can finish it tonight, as soon as Iget it home I will take some pics. The engine, headers, airfilter box and pretty much everything exept for chrome bling bling valve covers is painted black. I have heard that the black paint makes it extra mean and gives more horsepower. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    hahaha oh yes paint adds at least 8.925 worth of HP /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
    hehehe
    Good luck Bro hope it all works out for ya! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap

    Congrats! I will be firing up my 454 pretty soon too. Can't wait.
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap-Update with pics.

    Oh my god, this thing pulls sooo nice. I can only kick my self for not doing this swap before. I just touch the gas and it takes off nice and smooth, I step on it and it really pulls hard, this is awesome. This is a stock 91 454 engine with headers and my old trusty q-jet, I am very pleased. Click on my webshots below for pics. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap-Update with pics.

    By the way, anybody know how many quarts of oil goes into a 454?
     
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    Re: IT\'S ALIVE! 454 engine swap-Update with pics.

    Mine uses 7 quarts with a one quart filter.
     

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