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Old 11-29-2012, 09:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Yeah if its a 660 block, you want to try and stay away from them. Unless they have been rebuilt and are known to be good.
At least 2/3 of them have webbing cracks bad.

Is there any orange/red pant on your engine?
If you have an orange/red 82 block so you likely have a high Ni alloy block and those are highly saught after by 6.2L builders.
I'd say rebuild it, thats a good engine, or at least a good block.

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Old 11-30-2012, 10:21 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wndsofchng View Post
Thank you. Even if not, I'll run this one til it drops, then swap for a better one... a 6.5 will mount on the same mounts too....
82 6.2 C-code is better (for fuel) and for reliability of the block
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Old 12-01-2012, 04:04 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Looks like it is an older one...

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Old 12-01-2012, 04:24 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Very good block. The '81 date code means high Ni content to those who know these. There is actually a lot that can be done with the 6.2. SCAT made a run of STEEL cranks for the 6.2 a few years back, I wonder who they were for?
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:40 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Motor mounts in, cutting the cross member for the transmission. Going to pull-a-part this weekend to find a rear axle. photos soon!
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:32 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Motor in...

Close view of the mount, there is a rubber mount you can't see between the engine and the perch
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:32 AM   #17 (permalink)
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This is Very COOL!!!
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i will pull the motor back out for cleaning...
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:37 AM   #20 (permalink)
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That's a nice project.

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