Finely i have enough parts that i can start to assemble stuff for my truck. first the 454, this is what i started with after being at the machine shop for 2 weeks, it comes back to me bored .030 over with new cam bearings, soft plugs, crank ground .010/.010. completely balanced rotating assembly (3 slugs of mallory metal at $60 a peice!!!). i also have .133" dome hypereutectic keith black pistons, moly rings, ZZ502 roller cam, GMPP springs, brand new flywheel from GM, Professional Products balancer, PP air gap intake, and a hole boat load of small stuff from GM. total so far is just over $2500 and i haven't done anything to the heads up yet, not to mention the only thing i have from the heads up is the intake. but here is what it looks like currently, everything to assemble the shortblock tomorrow it all goes together. i while bored on sunday waiting for the machine shop to call, i also completely dissasembled the front axle i will be using. its the front axle that was in the m1009 military blazer that my dad bought. it was partially disassembled and probably in the best shape of what i had laying around. all i need is the 1350 yoke and i have everything to put this together. hopefully ill start putting this together tomorrow after i get everything i can done with the 454.