Showing posts from October, 2012

So - what next?

Update summer 2015
I have been in contact with new owner of the car. The car was sold early 2013 and it is still on the street. No breakdowns or other problems other than minor adjustments. According to owner the car is running very well. And I am very happy to learn about that.

Late 2012
Summer is gone and a new winter just ahead of us. Car and new engine has done about 1000 km (somewhere between 600 and 700 US miles) and engine is pulling stronger than stock 350  LT1 (would have been very disappointing if not).

My plan earlier was to continue to upgrade engine. Ported intake and new 58 mm throttle body, convert PCM to a more modern engine control system, install a heavy duty timing gear and chain (this one requires either to upgrade the optispark to a dowel pin driven opti or change the complete engine control system). The possibilities are "endless" if time and money. But I have got some second thoughts about my plans. Enough is enough.

I'm only driving the car on st…