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Forum: Showcase 08-20-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
I know I haven't been on here for quite some...

I know I haven't been on here for quite some time, but I wanted to give an update on my situation since I sold my '00 Camaro; As of December, I'm a proud owner of a '97 Trans Am and I'm loving it,...
Forum: Showcase 06-25-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Unhappy Motor shot and sold off :(

Well, after 8 years of ownership, I've sold my 2000 Camaro off today, as the motor is now shot and attempts to locate a another engine within my price range and state of condition proved to be...
Forum: F-Body of the Season! 06-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,078
Posted By Pewter six
Here's my daily driver 2000 Camaro Y87 - I...

Here's my daily driver

2000 Camaro Y87 - I had it since May 2008, it came with the Y87 performance package and 8-speaker sound system, and it's been looking great and running strong since, up...
Forum: Showcase 10-15-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
the valve springs will also be included with the...

the valve springs will also be included with the new cam, and maybe rocker arms (if they're still good); I should have put those in my list, but i just listed the stuff that I know for a fact are in...
Forum: Showcase 10-15-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
I just figured the rod bearings since there was...

I just figured the rod bearings since there was excess play in the rods; looks like i'll add that to the list.
Forum: Showcase 10-15-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Exclamation Update: 10/2013

Well at this point, the engine rebuild project has now been placed as top priority, with the way it's sounding now it may not last too long. I will be starting on this once i have the funds and...
Forum: Showcase 08-21-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
well, one of the upgrades will definitely be a...

well, one of the upgrades will definitely be a new camshaft, not sure which one at the moment. That's all I can think of.
Forum: Showcase 08-20-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Update: 8/2013

Sorry for being late on this, but as of 8/9/13 I got the 2000 back from the shop. The reason it was at shop was I was having difficulty getting the pan due to clearance for oil pan issues (the...
Forum: F-Body of the Season! 08-09-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,581
Posted By Pewter six
I think i'll try my luck and enter my baby ...

I think i'll try my luck and enter my baby

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3669/9369748301_6d7e8bcff4_z.jpg
Forum: Showcase 07-17-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 160,985
Posted By Pewter six
I know that feeling, been like that all summer so...

I know that feeling, been like that all summer so far :(
Forum: Lounge 07-15-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Pewter six
That does suck! I've been there before with that...

That does suck! I've been there before with that issue a couple years back, the negative terminal bolt was stripped big time; Hope everything works out for ya. At least your day isn't as bad as my...
Forum: Showcase 06-29-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,266
Posted By Pewter six
Man, that's one clean 3.4, showroom clean! I...

Man, that's one clean 3.4, showroom clean! I wish my engine bay looked that clean, I've got a long ways to go to get mine to shine like that.
Forum: Showcase 06-25-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Thanks, it was indeed a ugly sight but i managed...

Thanks, it was indeed a ugly sight but i managed to clean up most of it, particularly the rocker arms, pushrods, and lifter guides. I wanted to paint the LIM but decided not to, for i wanted to get...
Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Lifter repair 2013

Here are some pics i took during one of the biggest projects i've done yet.

engine prior to teardown
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5518/9129554045_99a84eeb5c_z.jpg

UIM removed leaving gasket...
Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Mods - fifth set (2012-13)

Right side headlamp bracket restored
http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280358921.jpg?1324685040

Left side headlamp bracket restored...
Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
What it looked like then (2012-13)

My car in front of Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Fl
http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280358926.jpg?1324690059

http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280368761.jpg?1350173573
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Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Mods - fourth set (2011-12)

K&N air filter
http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280351039.jpg?1311284706

Differential cover painted
http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280351040.jpg?1311284717

New...
Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
What it looked like then (2011-12)

http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280343277.jpg?1300825568

http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280344914.jpg?1302486995
...
Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
Mods - third set (2010-11)

Windshield decal
http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280342940.jpg?1300418395

Windshield decal (how it should be applied)...
Forum: Showcase 06-24-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,673
Posted By Pewter six
What it looked like then (2010-11)

http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280329137.jpg?1284495200

http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/30280326988.jpg?1281995339
...
Forum: Valvetrain 06-24-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,233
Posted By Pewter six
Thanks, the inside was a mess, it sure does...

Thanks, the inside was a mess, it sure does describe it's past; also, i decided to post pics of the project in my thread in the showcase part of the forum, they will be up shortly.
Forum: Valvetrain 06-24-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,233
Posted By Pewter six
Found the cause of the problem, and (drumroll...

Found the cause of the problem, and (drumroll please).............. The oil pump that was on its last leg: 137,888 miles, had to have it towed back to the house. Wasted all that time replacing the...
Forum: Valvetrain 06-24-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,233
Posted By Pewter six
Unhappy I finally got to the shop and to make things...

I finally got to the shop and to make things worse, I was losing oil pressure on the way there; making me believe that it just got worse for the pewter 3800 and the future of her is on the line, talk...
Forum: Valvetrain 06-23-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,233
Posted By Pewter six
The oil pressure was reading normal, i will try...

The oil pressure was reading normal, i will try removing the valve covers this week to see if anything is not right
Forum: Valvetrain 06-22-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,233
Posted By Pewter six
One thing I can try is going up to the auto tech...

One thing I can try is going up to the auto tech shop at the college I went to and see if they can help me out, I pretty confident that they can since a few classmates I knew when I was there are...
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