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    Started dismantling Trans-Am engine

    Well some time ago, back around September 2016 I had a broken rocker. Had to borrow tools to take of the rocker covers at a show in Portchester precinct. There was a broken rocker, took off 2 pairs. Ran the car home on 6 cylinders, it worked quite well. Got some new rockers and pushrods to see if that would cure the problem as the next thing would be to change the lifters which is heads off.

    Very rocky, sounds like a bent push rod. Found the loose one, second cylinder back on the drivers side. The push rod is fine, which leave a lifter or Cam issue. So heads off time.

    Started today, just taking out the radiator, Will be carrying on at 8am Saturday.
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    As radiator out, fluid still dripping so will popping in a water catcher.
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    It's home for the night.

    2000 Trans-Am WS6 LS1 M6. (The Bat)
    Corsa Cat back, 3.5" dual tips. F.A.S.T LSX Intake / F.A.S.T Fuel rails, Dynatech LT Headers / Y-Pipe / No Cats, Wisper Lid, ported MAF, Racetronix 42lb/hr fuel injectors. Hypertech 160 stat. !AIR, !EGR. Walbro 255, SPEC Stage II Clutch / Flywheel. HPTuners 1BAR SD Tune. Wide Band gauge.
    389RWHP/380RWTQ ([477HP/460TQ]Flywheel) Dyno Dynamics

    More info and photos at:-
    http://www.solent-renegades.co.uk/co...-trans-am.html

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    Are the head bolts the stretch type? If so you will need to replace them.

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    Yep, got new ones, and some rags to clear out the holes of water if any gets in there.

    Found a thread on ls1tech. ls1 lifter install... - LS1TECH
    I will face the oil hole upward like Dave said.

    2000 Trans-Am WS6 LS1 M6. (The Bat)
    Corsa Cat back, 3.5" dual tips. F.A.S.T LSX Intake / F.A.S.T Fuel rails, Dynatech LT Headers / Y-Pipe / No Cats, Wisper Lid, ported MAF, Racetronix 42lb/hr fuel injectors. Hypertech 160 stat. !AIR, !EGR. Walbro 255, SPEC Stage II Clutch / Flywheel. HPTuners 1BAR SD Tune. Wide Band gauge.
    389RWHP/380RWTQ ([477HP/460TQ]Flywheel) Dyno Dynamics

    More info and photos at:-
    http://www.solent-renegades.co.uk/co...-trans-am.html

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    If you can, use an airline to displace any water that will get in the bolt holes.
    I was just checking to see if they are stretch bolts and they are but as you have them....
    I was going to suggest your local Vauxhall dealer as the 04 Monaro had the LS1.

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    Maybe too late to get it to you if you need it, but I do have an on-head valve Spring compressor that's works with LS1/2/6.

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    Thanks, hopefully won't need to take valves or springs out as it was done only a few years ago.

    2000 Trans-Am WS6 LS1 M6. (The Bat)
    Corsa Cat back, 3.5" dual tips. F.A.S.T LSX Intake / F.A.S.T Fuel rails, Dynatech LT Headers / Y-Pipe / No Cats, Wisper Lid, ported MAF, Racetronix 42lb/hr fuel injectors. Hypertech 160 stat. !AIR, !EGR. Walbro 255, SPEC Stage II Clutch / Flywheel. HPTuners 1BAR SD Tune. Wide Band gauge.
    389RWHP/380RWTQ ([477HP/460TQ]Flywheel) Dyno Dynamics

    More info and photos at:-
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    He hasn't got his hand dirty yet . as taking all the photos as his helper is doing all the work keep up the good work
    Upgrades = Saleen supercharger kit with JDM tune, 3.4 pulley , keene bell boost a pump , 62mm Twin Throttle body with spacer, EBC drilled grooved vented discs up front with red stuff pads all round , Boost gauge and Fuel psi gauge ,oil seperator, Additional cooling fans for heat exchanger, 7 row oil cooler BMR rear lower control arms. Exedy stage 1 clutch kit. 481Bhp total. Plus all the normal refinements you get with a saleen mustang production number 192 of 945 for that year.. New PB at santa pod 12.75sec 1/4 mile
    See xmas toy project in readers rides for my 79 Trans Am on going project , In my stable is a 2005 saleen mustang 79 Trans am 69 Chevy El camino what's next to add???

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    Hope it all gets sorted and solves your problem
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    Car all packed with new bits and tools.
    Started dismantling Trans-Am engine-imag4006.jpg

    2000 Trans-Am WS6 LS1 M6. (The Bat)
    Corsa Cat back, 3.5" dual tips. F.A.S.T LSX Intake / F.A.S.T Fuel rails, Dynatech LT Headers / Y-Pipe / No Cats, Wisper Lid, ported MAF, Racetronix 42lb/hr fuel injectors. Hypertech 160 stat. !AIR, !EGR. Walbro 255, SPEC Stage II Clutch / Flywheel. HPTuners 1BAR SD Tune. Wide Band gauge.
    389RWHP/380RWTQ ([477HP/460TQ]Flywheel) Dyno Dynamics

    More info and photos at:-
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