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Old 10-27-2005, 08:17 PM
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man its got more rust than the titanic...i was hosing for 2 hours and still got rust flakes coming out...[:@]i wonder if i can sand blast the water jackets..its a 454 chevy..[] got lots of frezze plug holes..i just got it today..i dont think hot tanking is goijng to get it all out ..it was a marine engine..4 bolt mains..
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[:'(]

that would be nasty in your radiator.
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Old 10-27-2005, 08:30 PM
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yes it going to be a blown motor in my 68 ss chevelle..also its not going to cool that well with all that rust build up..dammmit![:@] going to ask machine shop to soak it over the weekend maybe..?i wonder if the motor behind it was the same way...maybe he will swap it ..
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HEY SCREW YOU GUYS ,,IM GOING HOME!
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yea he was cool about it ...i got another 454 4 bolt block that had no rust that was missing a main cap ..has going to aline bore it for free..thats the way to do buzziness...he wants my dart big m block bad...post some pics as soon as my project mayham beggins...
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sounds like good people to do buisness with.


i am trying to get a guy to trade me a 69 chevelle but he isn't budging off of it.
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