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Old October 22nd, 2014, 05:19 PM
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Won't the original ones fit ?
Nick can give way more input, but from what I can tell. The older fbody ones would work. The truck ones angle out too much. We are gonna need some that tuck in close and exit downward towards the rear.
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Old October 22nd, 2014, 05:35 PM
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Nick can give way more input, but from what I can tell. The older fbody ones would work. The truck ones angle out too much. We are gonna need some that tuck in close and exit downward towards the rear.
No, the LS1 won't fit either. That one fit Clay's setup where the engine was back 2" more.
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Old October 24th, 2014, 04:20 PM
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Did that motor come from Arkansas?

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No it couldn't be the same LC9. Did yours look like this?
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Old October 24th, 2014, 09:33 PM
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Did that motor come from Arkansas?
Yes Paragould.
Was planning on picking it up in early December....duck hunt near Paragould the first week of the 2nd season every year.....but then he told me the shipping rate and it was a no brainer so it will be here Tue.
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Old October 26th, 2014, 03:12 PM
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anyone have photos of how they mounted the ECM and routed the harness?
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Old October 26th, 2014, 03:49 PM
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anyone have photos of how they mounted the ECM and routed the harness?
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Old October 26th, 2014, 03:57 PM
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whats the ecm bolted to? Did you fab a bracket or is that factory on NAS trucks?
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Old October 26th, 2014, 04:01 PM
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whats the ecm bolted to? Did you fab a bracket or is that factory on NAS trucks?
I fabricated the plate. Then bolted it to the factory air box shelf (NAS).
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Old October 26th, 2014, 07:38 PM
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Sorry folks and nick I did originally kick nick off the ledge into the forum world. When someone comes up with a revolution you want to be part of it even if you are on its coats strings.
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Old October 27th, 2014, 08:51 PM
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For those on Crack book, check out 'Les Richmond Automotive' down under in Aus... His LSx powered RaRo's rolling on 35's are real nice work and safe too as they have to pass stringent engineering & safety trials before being signed off for use on highways. His hybrid 9" / LR rear axle looks interesting but I think for similar or less you could build a full custom 9" setup here.

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Old October 27th, 2014, 09:08 PM
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Looks like his hybrid 9' is from Ashcroft.
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Old October 27th, 2014, 09:31 PM
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Looks like his hybrid 9' is from Ashcroft.
I wasn't sure, reading post it looks like the diffs come in from the U.S. Either way, I think cheaper to build custom using Ruffstuff housings & junkyard parts

I believe Ashcroft have ceased production of the Force 9 axles, I know Jim Marsden has swapped his out for Spidertrax as he kept breaking them.
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Old October 27th, 2014, 09:40 PM
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I went to the shops website. Think I read it correctly.

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I wasn't sure, reading post it looks like the diffs come in from the U.S. Either way, I think cheaper to build custom using Ruffstuff housings & junkyard parts
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Old October 28th, 2014, 07:31 AM
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For those on Crack book, check out 'Les Richmond Automotive' down under in Aus... His LSx powered RaRo's rolling on 35's are real nice work and safe too as they have to pass stringent engineering & safety trials before being signed off for use on highways. His hybrid 9" / LR rear axle looks interesting but I think for similar or less you could build a full custom 9" setup here.

https://www.facebook.com/lrautomotive
For those of us doing or considering the LS4 in a RRC check out the speedo and tach cluster down about 20 posts on his Facebook Page. I've reached out to them for more information. Will share with Nick to get his thoughts if it proceeds.
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Old October 28th, 2014, 09:20 AM
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I believe Ashcroft have ceased production of the Force 9 axles, I know Jim Marsden has swapped his out for Spidertrax as he kept breaking them.
I'm not sure this is an accurate account..... Jim was using prototype axles that had known weaknesses. He did not get the parts upgraded, despite being told about the problems.... I'm not sure he completed a race this year with the new car due to mechanical failures including killing the GM engine twice.
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Old October 28th, 2014, 11:32 AM
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I'm not sure this is an accurate account..... Jim was using prototype axles that had known weaknesses. He did not get the parts upgraded, despite being told about the problems.... I'm not sure he completed a race this year with the new car due to mechanical failures including killing the GM engine twice.
I stand corrected....
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Old October 29th, 2014, 09:15 AM
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I found a nice l99 out of a escalade 2011 with 11k miles with tranny for 6700 here in socal if someone is looking
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Old October 29th, 2014, 10:25 AM
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I found a nice l99 out of a escalade 2011 with 11k miles with tranny for 6700 here in socal if someone is looking
Pardon my ignorance, but I thought l99 were only in automatic ss comaros.
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Old October 29th, 2014, 10:39 AM
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Pardon my ignorance, but I thought l99 were only in automatic ss comaros.
It's a 6.2 2011 to whatever code it is.
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Old October 29th, 2014, 10:50 AM
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Is there a web-link to the sale?
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