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by Canadian510
06 Apr 2018 11:31
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: ARP Rod Bolts L20b
Replies: 0
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FS: ARP Rod Bolts L20b

New in package APR rod bolts for a l20b found them in the toolbox while looking for some other stuff. $40

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by Canadian510
01 Apr 2018 17:57
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Well high side she's good too! Not much room so definitely not getting the kelford cams I wanted with these pistons, maybe that's something I'll fix in the future if a cheap SR block pops up that I can throw some ridiculous sleeves in and some reliefed VE pistons. Worked some more at skim coating th...
by Canadian510
26 Mar 2018 10:04
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Well she's all good on the low end! Need to check high end now and if that's all good throw the pan on.

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Not a terrible amount left to do engine wise, feels nice being able to see the light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully I didn't just jynx myself haha
by Canadian510
23 Mar 2018 16:34
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Finally some major progress on the engine front, been away with work for the past 2 weeks so progress was at a standstill. https://vgy.me/BezBcf.jpg Will go about throwing the cams in tomorrow and checking the piston to valve clearance, fingers crossed it's good. If not that's a whole other can of w...
by Canadian510
09 Mar 2018 04:06
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

First two pistons are in! Piston to valve clearance might be interesting though lol

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by Canadian510
07 Mar 2018 18:16
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Finally got some work done on the bottom end, seemed like I always went to work on it and realized I was missing something. Didn't have the right sized micrometers to measure the crank etc. Well the crank is in! Torqued down per fsm with new Nissan bolts https://vgy.me/tpFzu1.jpg Next on my plate is...
by Canadian510
01 Mar 2018 03:09
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Started doing the measurements for my crank yesterday, main bearings are a little on the loose side but think I'll still run them with the higher rpms this engine will see

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Doing the rod bearings today and hopefully closing the bottom end up after that!
by Canadian510
17 Feb 2018 12:54
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Still sanding away in the engine bay, since all that dust is in the garage and I was about to start putting my bottom end together on the SR I risked being yelled at and brought the engine into the house https://vgy.me/iYeWOS.jpg Now I have a nice clean place to work on everything. Picked up a dial ...
by Canadian510
17 Feb 2018 12:48
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Three B's Racing wrote:Do you know if McKenney has Dyno time and hp output with these headers for the DE and VE?


I'm not 100% sure, Profab is the company that makes them for McKinney and they make some pretty wild headers so I trust it'll be good. That and since it's a bolt on solution for the VE made up my mind.
by Canadian510
12 Feb 2018 13:14
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Like Byron said, take out that battery tray dent. Frank was doing doughnuts at full lock, it heated up his paint and popped it off, the battery tray dent is just far enough where depending on ride height the tire can hit it. Wasn't going to but that definitely swayed me Haha, guess there's no bette...
by Canadian510
11 Feb 2018 18:13
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

The progress keeps on coming, ordered one of the McKinney headers the other day and glad I did this early. They estimated a 6 week wait before it'll even be shipped out, cutting it close if it'll be here on time. Also started skim coating/blocking the bay, and have reconfirmed my hate for body work....
by Canadian510
04 Feb 2018 06:53
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

With this show coming up I doubt I'll get everything done to the point of driving the car but want a semi complete engine at least in the bay. The game plan is to finish up and paint the bay, get the bottom end put together on the VE, and at least have the head bolted to the block with ITBs and a he...
by Canadian510
04 Feb 2018 06:44
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

icehouse wrote:I like the wire wheels the best on the drill. If you use the grinder wire wheel when the wires fling off they can stab into your skin really deep I've found.


Yeah I found that out the hard way haha
by Canadian510
03 Feb 2018 12:48
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

icehouse wrote:A wire wheel on the drill will work way better. Harbor Freight has packs of them for like 6 bucks. I buy 5 or 6 packs and it does an engine bay.


Yeah I evantually went to a wire wheel on the grinder, it was way better than the sanding disks haha
by Canadian510
01 Feb 2018 18:48
Forum: Project Builds
Topic: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE
Replies: 401
Views: 38949

Re: 1971 2 Door, L16 --> 2.1 Long Rod --> SR20VE

Going to try and kick this into high gear, first car show in my area is 70 days away and it's a big one! Car probably won't be running but pretty sure I can get the bay painted and the VE sitting in the bay looking pretty by then. Got most of the bay sanded with the disc, just need to hit the rad su...

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