This required us to cut and reweld the factory radiator mounts, but no big deal there. Th400 doesn't use a cable kick down, they're electronic, which I'm not even really worried about having. I'm hoping I will still like how it drives. Like the crossmember and driveshaft modification. When I was looking at doing the swap, I was finding that the best way to go about it was to purchase a complete vehicle like you said such as an older Silverado with the 5. I took me some time to find out what it was as well.
If the return is right next to the pickup, you may have problems with aerated fuel being sucked up directly from the return line. Actually - that entire thread may be worth a read, i dunno. Some people have almost that much into just their transmission. Go to a perfesional transmission shop and build up your 700r4 your mpg with show in the back wallet. The post-filter was installed after the axle. Since this car is a cruiser and because of how the tank sits in the car, we opted to mount it in front of the tank. To quickly explain the external sump; the top left line is low pressure fuel comming in the bottom right is fuel going to the high pressure pump.
Does someone have a write up I could follow? We were on a budget, but had to get an oil pan that tucked up nicely to give us plenty of ground clearance. They can't handle anything above stock or basically stock power. I have never driven a 4. Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk. Using the extra raised pads on the flexplate I carefully drilled holes to mount up with my torque converter. There could of been cheaper ways to do some things, but we also looked at it from a time standpoint as well. Warning, make sure you use Locktite on the 6 flexplate bolts and follow proper torque sequence alternating side to side.
Tested them on my spare frame and Ryo's truck and they interfered in many ways. I under estimated how much I needed to notch out of the frame to get the passengers side exhaust manifold to fit. Heck I would like to do the 4L80E into my big block Monte to replace my built 400. Any suggestions on what might be wrong are apprecaited. Adapters and brackets are a significant cost and are fixed unless you can make them yourself.
There are numerous different configurations so we referenced our article to help decipher the options. Today I went out looking for a fuse box and came up with this, its out of a 1994 Grand Prix and seems to have everything I need and puts it in a nice package. Attaching them only took an hour or so. The best way is to install a cold air intake system. Cooling System Every radiator is going to be different for every application, but this is something to consider. My Current Budget: by , on Flickr Misc Expenses: by , on Flickr I still haven't sold the manifolds or oil pan, but hoping I can to pad the budget some more. Verify you have power to your injectors, and that you actually have fuel pressure i.
I keeped confirming spark and checking the injector harness. Buying an aftermarket harness and all of the accessories could add up quick and blow our budget. The sucky part was that I was trying to get the little sensor stub out of the intake and ended up dropping it into the manifold deeper into the engine. After pouring leftover gas from the fuel rail all over myself with no success, I determined that I should look elsewhere. Might want to slow down that call of ignorance there. Shifty; One recurring theme you might notice for this swap is cheap! After getting the engine running, one of the plastic tanks on the radiator cracked.
Similar to any good racing or sports team, I have sponsors. I'll just have to expand my listings past Craigslist. I plugged in my ecu, which has been reprogramed by Wait4me Performance and primed the fuel system to check for leaks. I'm going to rewire the truck with it Today was very frustrating, for most of the day I was trying to figure out why it wouldn't run. Exhaust Manifolds: Truck manifolds do not fit. With carefull drilling I see no problems with doing it this way. My 1985 cj7 currently has 4.
So from everything we have seen, the tune needs to be modified to think it is a manual and delete the codes associated with the auto trans. Do I need an adapter for the flex plate so the converter doesn't have too much play in it? Engine vacuum for the modulator is easy. Is it reliable and does it give you more power? You need to check for clearance and fitment with all parts of the engine, the drivetrain, the serpentine system, even hood clearance. With a lot of measuring and a little bit of welding we had the engine sitting nicely in the engine compartment. I selected the manual selection instead of 4L60e. I look forward to info on how this turns out. The fab work for the crossmember is a piece of cake, and I will purchase a yoke and have a new driveshaft made.