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I finished last in my class. As a matter of fact, I finished just about last across the board.
I had a slight oil leak that had been bothering me for some time and spent three hours on Friday removing the transfer case and exhaust to make sure it was secure. I changed the gear oil while I was down there for both the transfer and transmission. I drove around on Friday afterward and...
Well after getting my car back on the road I found there are several things that are quite a bit different from before.
With the balance shaft removal, the engine rotates completely differently from before. There is a much faster reaction time during acceleration, although it also takes much more time to decrease rpm once the throttle is removed.
I'm about to attend the first major meeting for the Conde Creek Rd. Hill Climb event. The SSCC will be putting on this event and I will be working with them for the majority of the project, including the actual event.
I hope to see some of the Southern Oregon guys there!
Alright, as many know of my run-in with Jiffy Lube, I will soon have my vehicle back on the road after over a month.
TheDSMGraveyard was not quite what I had hoped for in terms of ensuring a simple swap. I ordered the head and block assembly separate so that I wouldn't have to pay as much for shipping and I could replace any components as necessary (head gasket, internal gaskets, timing...
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