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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    If using the PB engine mounts, do NOT preload the bobble strut like you normally would with a rubber or filled mount. I found this out the hard way. It induces a LOT of vibration into the car and...
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    I don't run E85, but I do know that you need almost double the fuel to make it work correctly, so having AFR's in the 11-12 range is LEAN is it not? I know that we all talk in AFR, but Lambda is a...
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    How long is that rubber hose? I thought you weren't supposed to have more than 12" of rubber line?

    Ceramic coating should keep ambient temps around the coated part down. Are there other parts in...
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    I think they were something like 3". I will try to remember when I get home to look.
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    I use shoulder bolts with the head cut off and a slot cut in for a flat-head screwdriver.
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    Tip for using guide pins:

    looking at the flywheel side of the engine, install ONLY the top left (toward the oil filter side of the engine) guide pin (cut down bolt). Get the transmission up and...
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    I think you need to pull the gearset out of the tranny and make sure the pinion bearing and race are OK. The race on the 568 is known to "walk off" the shaft and eat up the case itself (eventually)....
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    If I remember right they went in from the bottom on the assembly line. I think they come out easier and go in easier that way too. I usually just lift the car up, slide the engine under and sit the...
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    Nice work! :thumb:
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    I think the Chilton's actually does have it in the clearances and torque specs charts.
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    ^^This. Plus it gives you the opportunity to blueprint the thing and make it work better! :thumb:
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    Re: DoubleD's IROC R/T Build Log

    Is it an optical illusion or are the tops of the teeth on the gears "wavey"?
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