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Old 08-01-2021, 02:55 PM
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Thanks Gang.
It's home.
Hood off the Dodge.Time to pull the 4.3 out.
Torchie
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Old 08-01-2021, 06:41 PM
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I hate rework and redesign. When its for an improvement it's not like rework.
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Old 08-01-2021, 10:35 PM
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You've got my vote Torchie, with the Dodge in a Dodge.
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Old 08-05-2021, 06:16 AM
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Well done Torchie.
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Old 08-05-2021, 09:49 AM
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All in the family. Good for you.
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Old 08-05-2021, 06:19 PM
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Thanks Gang.
Not much progress as we have been dealing with the aftermath of another ER visit for my Moms in law.
Multiple follow ups to multiple Drs.
And we have been having air quality warnings the past 2 days.
Not real hot here but very hazy and close.
Been a bit of a challenge breathing.
I picked up a simple set of chrome valve covers for the 318. I'll get them tomorrow.
I also ordered another tire. That makes 3. Wife asked if I was building a tricycle.
Keep on keeping on........
Torchie
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Old 08-06-2021, 05:09 PM
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Glad to see your taking care of yourself, very wise
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Old 08-06-2021, 08:07 PM
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Pulled the 4.3 out tonight.
The frame lifted 2-1/2" with the engine removed.
The 318 weighs about 100 lbs. more so we will see where the frame height settles in at.
That's it for now. Time to clean up the mess.
Keep on keeping on....
Torchie
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Old 08-08-2021, 11:25 AM
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Married the trans to the engine and then set it in the S 10 frame.
Under the full weight of the 318 and trans the frame height is back down to 18"
Still a 1/2 ' shy of my pre swap height of 17-1/2".
I'll let it settle and check it again tomorrow.
You can see how close the S 10 engine mounts are to lining up with the 318.
I'm not the first person to put a 318 into a 49 Dodge. I may be the first person to put a 318 into a S10 frame under a 49 Dodge.
Keep on keeping on....
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Old 08-08-2021, 02:22 PM
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Man, that's closer than a SBC mount in the S10
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