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its time LT1 build up

This is a discussion on its time LT1 build up within the LT1 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; ok i have a 96 z the motor has alot of miles on it and im ready for a rebuild ...

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    1996 Z28

    its time LT1 build up

    ok i have a 96 z
    the motor has alot of miles on it and im ready for a rebuild
    i want to make atleast 400hp what all do i need to get there
    tell me a good setup and around how much its going to cost total

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    Fayhee Motorsports hotrod18_69's Avatar
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    Kingman, AZ

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    97 Camaro Z28

    I'd do just a basic rebuild on the bottom end. .030 over on the block, reuse the stock crank,
    get a set of Scat pro comp forged rods
    set of Wiseco Pistons with the pro comp rods above
    Set of Speed Pro Pistons with these rods
    Get all new bearings, machine work, and balanced and you got a good bottom end.

    Then top it all off with an LE2 heads and cam package. Shoot Lloyd an e-mail and talk everthing over. He'll set you up where you wanna be.
    Last edited by hotrod18_69; 01-05-2009 at 11:57 AM.
    97 Silver Z28
    T-56 Conversion, OBDII to OBDI Conversion, Stock bottom end 11.0:1, CC306, Stock ported heads by me, Hooker LT's, Borla Cat-back, MSD DIS 4 w/Delteq, 4:10's, and much more.
    Best E.T.: 12.78 @ 111 w/2.03 60"

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    Kenne-Bell Killer Cayenne97's Avatar
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    '97 Z28 1LE #53, '02 WS6

    What he ^^ said sounds about right. If all you wan't is 400hp you really don't even need to take it that far. Inexpensive cast parts will do the job, though if you think you might wan't more in the future go forged now.

    As for the top-end the LE2 will meet your power goal.

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    Senior Member t-rock's Avatar
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    2002 firehawk 94 Z28

    $$$$ lol

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