Dave Bamford's 4.8 LSX Conversion

Discussion in 'LSX Tech' started by 8 SEC 109, Nov 15, 2011.

Dave Bamford's 4.8 LSX Conversion

Discussion in 'LSX Tech' started by 8 SEC 109, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. 8 SEC 109

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    I like this how long you think this build will take? I ask because we are doing something close to this and I would like to see the results.
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    Contact Mike at Full Throttle all of your LSX conversion needs. Here are a few pic of products supplied by Full Throttle.

    rocker.jpg lifter.jpg cam.jpg front cover.jpg fuel rail.jpg
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    More pics

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    We are scheduled to have the turbos plumbed early January. I would guess it will hit the dyno in March.
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    turboc87gn Darkside in Detroit

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    Dave,

    What tranny are you going to run?
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    This looks very interesting! Nice group of parts you got there.
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    John
    We are running a bullet proof Rossler TH 210 with the Gear Vendors 6 speed overdrive. The initial dyno tests will be with the tsm Neil Chance converter, we will be upgrading to a PTC after the fire up.
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    NICE!!
    Good luck on your Built.
    You Guys Built Bad A$$ Cars!!
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    Should be very interesting.
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    Flywheel, adaptor and bolts

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    streetknight DCVING

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    Me too.
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    Ted stopped by the shop today to degree the cam. Set the heads and intake on for a quick photo.


    DEGREE CAM.jpg MOCK UP.jpg
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    Nice progress.
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    Measured up the pushrods, placed a call to Trend Performance picked them up the same day! This was at least a month long process in the past. We will be dropping it in this week to bolt in the new motor mounts.

    stock rockers.jpg left.jpg right.jpg center.jpg
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    hemi8 Goin Sideways

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    Looks like a cool set-up, nice alternative to the 109.
    Mike

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