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2.2 rebuild

Discussion in 'TMC TECHNICAL' started by slims, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. CJ Hungus

    CJ Hungus Moderator

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    What do you exactly have planned for the 5.3? Stock 5.3's are known to take abuse well into the 600rwhp range. Boosted or on the juice. Also, if you had a 5.3 in a s-10 and it only ran a 14.6... something was terribly wrong.
     
  2. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    14.6 was on street tires. Im wanting forged rods or just beefier ls2 rods, pistons and crank. Just for my own piece of mind and insurance so to speak. Eventually I want to put a turbo on it.
     
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    I honestly wouldn't waste your money. Throw a stock 5.3 in until it blows up and just buy another one. The money you spend on more stock LS2 stuff, would just buy you another 5.3. And a 07+ 4.8/5.3 have just as strong crank, rods and pistons as an LS2.
     
  4. slims

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    I guess I need to do some research.
     
  5. slims

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    But for now I need to tackle this lil 2.2 :jester:
     
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    Drained the fluids and took everything off that needed to come off to take the timing cover off. If I can put the chain back on without taking the motor out than I'll skip the rebuild and wait for a swap.
     
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    Well, I put a new timing kit on today. The old tensioner blew apart and got lodged in the old chain. I'll be cranking it up tomorrow.
     
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    Alljackedup408 Shut Up Stupid

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