383 vs ls

Discussion in 'The Engine Bay' started by Chevman88, Mar 8, 2018.

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Stroker or LS

  1. Stroker

    12 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. LQ4

    11 vote(s)
    36.7%
  3. Other

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. Built 5.3

    2 vote(s)
    6.7%
  1. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    I like baffles, at least a well surrounding the pump/sender. For my K5 I used a TBI tank with an in-tank pump from a 92 trans am.

    Sounds roughly similar to my LQ9 plans, I'm hoping to exceed 500 at the crank.
     
  2. Chevman88

    Chevman88 I don't know what I'm doing Premium Member

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    Been a little bit since my last post, finally pulled the passenger side head, this side was much worse on the back two cylinders...hopefully it's not so bad a hone can't take care of it...plan on pulling the rotating assembly tomorrow and running a hone through it. Yes that is sitting water and yes I did clean it out.

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  3. imiceman44

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    Good luck.
    I hate dealing with rust.
     
  4. AZK5

    AZK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    How's this going, I'll have the same problem in a year or two when the itch for more power overwhelms my common sense?
     
  5. Chevman88

    Chevman88 I don't know what I'm doing Premium Member

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    I ended up selling the LQ4 to fund my D60 swap, the motor that's in there is running pretty well right now. I'll likely wait until after it goes to decide whether to convert or stick with old school. I still want more ponies, but other issues were more demanding for repair/upgrade. May come back to this in a year when the wallet has had a chance to recover a bit...and the itch for more power overcomes my better judgement. :saweet::saweet:
     
  6. skunked

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    Phat block:rotfl:
     
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  7. Chevman88

    Chevman88 I don't know what I'm doing Premium Member

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    It's a debate between an L29 and an LQ4...right now L29 is winning. That will probably change several times by the time I actually get to it.
     
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    ...well?
     
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  10. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Kinda funny just now reading thru the thread from the start, all the build up and then read this post. :haha:
     
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