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    Sounds like timing is too advanced. Park on level...

    Sounds like timing is too advanced. Park on level ground, and use a level, if you can get it on the side of the IP with the manifold there. Level is a good start, all I needed to do for my IP...
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    Good to hear success. Also interesting to know...

    Good to hear success. Also interesting to know that the later engine is OK to have the 3/8 cooler lines. I'm installing a new block with the high capacity oil pump and 1/2" to 3/8" adapters to...
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    The problem is, not many of the members are...

    The problem is, not many of the members are active. I looked at the oil lines in the suburban, and wondered if they should be replaced, it doesn't look easy, and there is no engine in it. One...
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    Thanks for the success feed back. Ignition...

    Thanks for the success feed back. Ignition switches from 1995 on, fail a lot, mine did recently, but only gave intermittent electrical problems. Have fun installing it.
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    Sorry for replying late, lot of business to...

    Sorry for replying late, lot of business to complete yesterday. You see in my list of vehicles, 2 GMCs one year apart, and the fuse system is completely different. The later one has a fuse box under...
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    quvia1 could have something here, don't worry...

    quvia1 could have something here, don't worry where the grounds are, jumper cable engine to body. Bypass the ignition switch with a jump wire from the "ignition" fuse to the battery.
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    The crossover pipe nuts were the stuck ones on...

    The crossover pipe nuts were the stuck ones on mine and I had to set fire to things with the oxy/acetylene to get them loose, but if you replace one head then the other, the manifold can stay...
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    Put the injector lines somewhere clean where dust...

    Put the injector lines somewhere clean where dust is not blowing around. Wrap masking tape around the top of the injector so you have a protruding tube and squeeze it shut. That is all I have done a...
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    When they go away on their own, they come back. I...

    When they go away on their own, they come back. I swapped the ECM and it works for now, but for how long?
  10. The bosses dog had been sleeping with the...

    The bosses dog had been sleeping with the injectors. I only know that kind of temperature from repairing the walk in freezer, horrible. I had to put a rebuilt IP on the 95 GMC after buying it, to...
  11. That's good, an easy fix, the gas stations here...

    That's good, an easy fix, the gas stations here have Bardhal additive, not spelled right, good price and works. Temperature in the winter here is very nice, shorts and T-shirt most of the time.
  12. Sounds a bit like the constant problem with the...

    Sounds a bit like the constant problem with the mechanical IP on the 6.2, it was damp fuel causing droplets of water in the IP that rusted parts and made their movement sticky. It was cured in a...
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    I should have used a body ground to transmission...

    I should have used a body ground to transmission jumper lead first, to test grounding, but was feeling lazy, so just changed the ECM. That fixed it for now, so put the right PROM in it, to suit the...
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    Thanks for that info. I tried moving the ECM...

    Thanks for that info. I tried moving the ECM plugs in and out on the road back, but that did not work as it did a year back. The 95 has quick ECM access, not the 94, but the 94 ECM is still sitting...
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    You are having some luck, send some my way. Today...

    You are having some luck, send some my way. Today in the city 60 Km from home, the GMC truck did it's first gear only tantrum, and had to drive home in first gear. It has not had the problem for 8...
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    Thanks for the update, one would not expect to...

    Thanks for the update, one would not expect to have so many part failures, especially new ones. The boost gauge is essential for diagnosing problems.
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    Have you tested or replaced the throttle position...

    Have you tested or replaced the throttle position module? Your 96 model is in the years of bad ignition switches, which can cause various problems when it becomes faulty. My 95 had SES and throttle...
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    That's a simple way to make the bolts. Parts...

    That's a simple way to make the bolts. Parts supplies here are limited. I was considering MIG welding the short thread from the old bolts, to the head of the 10 mm bolts I bought. Making studs out of...
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    I tried to post yesterday, but the internet...

    I tried to post yesterday, but the internet blocked it. The bolts from the old engine will screw in but won't hold, they are not metric. I can't see a problem using the performance chip. The...
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    You work fast, my engine has been at that stage...

    You work fast, my engine has been at that stage for more than 6 months. Perhaps 'Ill work on it bit today. What are you going to do about the bell housing bolts that will now be metric? The old ones...
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    A lot of variation there. I use "plastigauge" ,...

    A lot of variation there. I use "plastigauge" , put a piece in each bearing and assemble dry to get the clearance. I saw the clearances on the internet, can't remember well, but 1.5 to 3.5 thou is...
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    I have a home made one 8 years old on the...

    I have a home made one 8 years old on the suburban and a bought 3 year old one on the 95 GMC . No problems. Only posible failure point would be water getting into the PCM connection. 94 has the good...
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    That scoring won't cause a problem, but if the...

    That scoring won't cause a problem, but if the other crank is better, you should use it. The engine out and in process is a pain, where are the easy 60's cars, I could have a 4 cylinder ford motor...
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    All looks good, I just put STD bearings in...

    All looks good, I just put STD bearings in recommended but you were lucky to find the .013 undersize. but mine is a bastard engine.
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    The bearings look good. There is a red light...

    The bearings look good. There is a red light shining on them that makes it look like the lead has gone in parts and the copper is showing. Check the "corrosion" area around the inlet valve at the top...
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