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Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   12-06-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By SoCalChlln
Very good and detailed explanation of the changes...

Very good and detailed explanation of the changes required to use the 96 motor in a 93 vehicle.
It would also require managing the transmission control differences.
Correct me if I’m wrong but...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   12-05-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By SoCalChlln
I don’t have the answer you’re looking for so I...

I don’t have the answer you’re looking for so I apologize for taking your time.
But, if you don’t find/figure out all the details of the swap, or decide it’s too much of a project, I would be...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   09-14-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By SoCalChlln
Grease Zerk fittings work well also, especially...

Grease Zerk fittings work well also, especially since you can get them in a 45 degree angled fitting. 90 degree zerks won’t install because there’s not enough room to screw them in without hitting...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   09-14-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By SoCalChlln
Look at posts # 13 & 14 regarding use of a brake...

Look at posts # 13 & 14 regarding use of a brake bleeder for the weep hole redirect. .
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   09-14-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By SoCalChlln
Thank you GMPF for the heads up on the CD version...

Thank you GMPF for the heads up on the CD version FSM.
I appreciate it very much, you’re right, it’s a lot better deal and probably has better search capabilities and pictures.

There’s no need...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   09-12-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By SoCalChlln
I tapped in a brake bleeder of the closest size...

I tapped in a brake bleeder of the closest size to the weep hole. Attached flexible vacuum hose and then tie wrapped the hose to the water pump heater hose output tube so if It drips it will miss the...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   09-12-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By SoCalChlln
Do you have any links to an FSM for a 96 B Body...

Do you have any links to an FSM for a 96 B Body Impala SS ?
Thank you for your time.
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-27-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By SoCalChlln
I believe I have seen stripped stud removers at...

I believe I have seen stripped stud removers at the auto parts stores.
I could be wrong but getting that stud out and replacing it with the proper bolt is going to be your easiest way to deal with...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-27-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By SoCalChlln
Thank you. I didn’t come up with the original...

Thank you. I didn’t come up with the original idea but I found that the standard brake bleeder works fine and you don’t have to grind off the ball end of a zerk fitting to get it flowing freely....
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-20-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By SoCalChlln
Brake bleeders also work well. Tap the water pump...

Brake bleeders also work well. Tap the water pump and screw it in. Then run some fuel line so any weeping is directed away from the opti....
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   06-04-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By SoCalChlln
An intake leak is easy to find using carb...

An intake leak is easy to find using carb cleaner, or starting fluid. You don’t have to disassemble it to check.
Start the car and while it’s idling, use the plastic spray tube to accurately spray...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-31-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By SoCalChlln
I was just thinking of how the grounding system...

I was just thinking of how the grounding system works on the LT1’s and be aware that they are very finicky when it comes to the engines grounding strap that affects all the engines electrical systems.
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-30-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By SoCalChlln
I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been getting run...

I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been getting run through the chasing birdies mill...
Sounds like you’ve addressed all the possible ignition problems, and having swapped the injector with no positive...
Forum: LT1 | LT4 | L99 Engine Tech   05-29-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By SoCalChlln
Fuel, Air, Spark... Fuel; You’re sure the #3...

Fuel, Air, Spark...
Fuel;
You’re sure the #3 injector is fine, how about the injector connector plug, and the wires where they come out of the loom ?
Do you have the proper voltages at the...
Forum: General Tech   05-24-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By SoCalChlln
As long as it’s not a California emissions...

As long as it’s not a California emissions standard car go ahead.
If it is a CA car. It needs to stay to pass emissions visual inspection.
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   02-20-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By SoCalChlln
LED’s are a pain in the rear end... (front end...

LED’s are a pain in the rear end...
(front end for you 😉...)
I put some in my taillights a few months back, and took them right out.
They weren’t as bright as the ones I took out, and...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   02-20-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By SoCalChlln
LED ‘Compatible’ relays have an extra resister in...

LED ‘Compatible’ relays have an extra resister in them so any slight voltage backsurges don’t damage the actual light diode...
They should have no detectable effect on how the relay operates.
Once...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   02-20-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By SoCalChlln
“Polarity Independent” means it doesn’t care...

“Polarity Independent” means it doesn’t care whether the voltages applied to terminal 57 or the 58 (the trigger coil terminals) are positive or the negative, they just trigger the relay, so they can...
Forum: 4th Gen F-Body   02-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By SoCalChlln
Depending on how fast the flasher circuit is...

Depending on how fast the flasher circuit is tripping, your voltmeter may not be ‘fast’ enough to catch true readings happening that quickly. Some expensive ones can, some inexpensive ones can’t. ...
Forum: B-body Impala SS/Caprice   02-12-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By SoCalChlln
What exactly does it take to swap a OBDI pcm and...

What exactly does it take to swap a OBDI pcm and knock sensors into a 96 OBDII Impala ?
I live in California so I will have to swap back every two years. That’s why I would like to know how...
Forum: B-body Impala SS/Caprice   02-12-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By SoCalChlln
What exactly does it take to swap a OBDI pcm and...

What exactly does it take to swap a OBDI pcm and knock sensors into a 96 OBDII Impala ?
Where are the sensors located ?
I know of the one on the top of the intake manifold, but not where the second...
Forum: B-body Impala SS/Caprice   02-12-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By SoCalChlln
Hello Steveo, are you still active on this site ?

Hello Steveo, are you still active on this site ?
Forum: New User Introductions   02-06-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By SoCalChlln
Hey, I understand completely and still want to...

Hey, I understand completely and still want to thank you for your response. I appreciate any and all time you invest !
Forum: New User Introductions   02-04-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 373
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Posted By SoCalChlln
I’ve read the rules and policies of the site and...

I’ve read the rules and policies of the site and look forward to gaining access to the tools, tricks, tips and knowledgeable users I see frequent this site.
Hello All !!!
I’m SoCalChlln or...
Forum: New User Introductions   02-04-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By SoCalChlln
Hello everyone ! I look forward to spending a...

Hello everyone !
I look forward to spending a good bit of time watching, reading, and learning about tuning my SS.
This seems to be the best place with the most knowledgeable users as well as...
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