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Old 04-27-2014, 11:54 PM
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Alright guys been reading all your build threads and would love to eventually do a lightning sc. I came across this today on cl and think it would be a good start at collecting the pieces. Opinion?
That's some of the biggies but really it's the dozens of little parts that will kill you. Look for a complete setup like this
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Full sets of gaskets and bolts... 8740
Grade are well over 1000 by themselves.
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Alright guys been reading all your build threads and would love to eventually do a lightning sc. I came across this today on cl and think it would be a good start at collecting the pieces. Opinion?
Just buy this, it comes with most everything you'll need.

http://www.lightningrodder.com/forum...d.php?t=216433
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Just buy this, it comes with most everything you'll need. http://www.lightningrodder.com/forum...d.php?t=216433
Thx, that's all good to know. There's another guy in the area that has a complete L engine with 30,000 miles says it's built to 520 hp, he wants $3,000 for the whole thing. Sounds like that might be the better route.
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Originally Posted by jollyroger331 View Post
Thx, that's all good to know. There's another guy in the area that has a complete L engine with 30,000 miles says it's built to 520 hp, he wants $3,000 for the whole thing. Sounds like that might be the better route.
That sounds like I would be all over it for 3k
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I understand that. Mine is my first that I bought senior yr, recently got it paid off, had a lot of "firsts" with it, and it's take me all over the country. It's never left me stranded (minus today lol). How do you like your 3:73s? Lash adjusters I would replace for sure. Money spent now will equal less later. They will eventually make noise. Rockers, I'm not sure about
Go 4.10 with 33's, it's a very nice upgrade. It will make you and your truck happy! Promise!
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i love my 4.10's and 33's..
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i love my 4.10's and 33's..
I bet that sucker scoots. Can't wait to do mine.
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I bet that sucker scoots. Can't wait to do mine.
It's not so much that it makes it faster but definitely helps with low end loss from the tires, it is noticeable though. One of the first upgrades I would do again, though it can be pricey.
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It's not so much that it makes it faster but definitely helps with low end loss from the tires, it is noticeable though. One of the first upgrades I would do again, though it can be pricey.
I do a lot of city driving so I think it would be perfect for me. And ya around 1500 for the rear axle with a tru trac. And another 1k for the front. Might put a locker in there too
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