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86GN
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 11:20 pm    Post subject: 6.0 L build up Reply with quote

I've got a LQ4 Gen III at the shop now. Got a $3000 budget to get the best bang for the buck out of the factory short block (minus the rod bolts, timing chain, and oil pump). Already have headers.

How would you spend the money ?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you planning to rebuild the engine, or are you speaking mainly of bolt-ons?

If you plan on rebuilding, is the 3K just for parts, or does that include any machine shop work, your building labor, and r/r labor?

Make sure to price necessities first, such as rings, gaskets, bearings, head bolts, maybe valve springs, and the tools required to install the front and rear seal covers. (although I have a trick for this, just ask) Could be the priciest parts you've ever bought!

Then see what you have left over to play with.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use to work in a shop where we built 6.0L blocks for Circle track racing, and just a simple cam swap will put you up at 450hp range, but you will also need valve springs and ECM tunning..

Do you plan on keeping the EFI or going Carb.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 3k is for the bolt on stuff. It's going to stay fuel injected. Programming done through EFI Live. Basicly, I'm looking for ideas on heads, cam, and intake.

It'll be going into an '83 Hurst Olds. Not a daily driver. Only real limit is that it needs to run on 93 octane pump gas.

Considering the Gen IV L92 conversion, vs CNC ported LS6 heads.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

86GN wrote:
Considering the Gen IV L92 conversion, vs CNC ported LS6 heads.

The L92 conversion sounds like the way to go. GM High Tech just did this swap on a stock LS2 crate engine and picked up 45 HP. With cam (232/236 @.050, .600 lift on a 112 degree separation angle), LS2 heads (243 casting), Kooks headers, and a FAST throttle body. The engine made 502 hp and 465lb-ft of torque on a n engine dyno

They swapped out the LS2 heads for a set of L92 heads that were straight out the box other than having upgraded valvesprings to accommodate the additional lift. NOTE: The compression ratio dropped from 10.9:1 to 10.3:1 for the L92 heads. They used the L76 intake with the included 39lb injectors. Dyno numbers went up to 546.8hp w/ 494.9lb-ft.

Popular Hotrodding got 573 hp, 505 lb-ft Torque from an LS2 small-block with a cam, heads and intake. AFR205 cc's, FAST 90/90, 230/232 @ 0.050 with 0.591" / 0.595" and 114 LSA.

The aftermarket is making better power but at a cost of $1500 more. IMO use the $1500 left over for a stroker setup.

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