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Old 08-21-2013, 01:26 PM
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How much do you have in it thus far from date of purchase?

Rough ballpark....

How about after all's said and done?

You don't have to share. I'm just curious....
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It was definitely the timing! Reset the chain today and bolted it all back together. Found that the front oil galleries didn't have plugs either, so I pull the ones from the old engine and put them in place. I fired it up for a few seconds just to see if it would fire... and it did!!! I was so happy. When I get to the shop tomorrow I'll fill it with coolant, pull a CV shaft since I've snapped one already, and take it for a quick test drive... very low speed and a few turns before I park it and pick it up later tonight.

There will be pics and vid tomorrow, I can't wait. It's loud as all hell with just headers, no cats or exhaust.

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How much do you have in it thus far from date of purchase?

Rough ballpark....

How about after all's said and done?

You don't have to share. I'm just curious....
So far only about $13K. 3K for the engine, 2.5K for the supercharger, 2.5K for transmission, 1.5K in misc engine parts, 1.5K for the suspension system, and about 1.5K in shop costs as I'd been working at a rental shop bay for the first 2 weeks. I already had a lot of stuff from my previous truck like the heads, intake manifold, nitrous system. I have gotten some great deals buying lightly used parts from forum members and I have the ability to do most of the work myself so that really saves money. I'm not a professional by any means, but I'm definitely learning a lot.

I also have Bully's to thank as well. They've helped me out as well with some much needed parts and Andrew and Jeremiah have been great to deal with. All the parts to my soon-to-be custom exhaust and QTP cutouts have come through them.
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That's not a bad total of $$ spent so far considering what's my spend
Congrats on the fire up of the truck too
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Looking forward to see the finished product.
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Thanks Andrew. You guys will be getting a call in the next month or two for some goodies. I have need of a toneau cover, a couple of catch cans, a DeeZee, bed rug, etc. I was going to go for a set of AMP retractable side steps... but really not needed anymore with the 4/6 drop.
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Congrats on the first fire up man. It's always such a good sound to hear when it finally comes to life. Loving the looks of all the other little projects you've posted pics of lately to.
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Got my interior painted, hydrodipped, and added some carbon fiber di-noc. Really happy with the results.









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Wow that looks amazing. Love the entire build so far looking forward to the rest!
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I like the graphic you put on the AC vent and wheel trim.
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HOLY CRAP!

That looks amazing man. The attn to detail is amazing
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