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Old December 10th, 2014, 02:17 PM
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The hooker manifolds are very good quality. plenty of other variables in this swap so I'm happy i just went with them.

A word of caution to any one doing this. Pay very close attention to the fuel hose to rail connection. Not long after i posted that video mine sprung a leak. its sprayed gas all over me and burst into flames. I got burned pretty badly and lucky to be alive. I hate to think what would of happened if i was driving with my family in the truck when this happened.

I've since ready several stories of fittings failing.

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/sh...ur-fuel-system
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Old December 10th, 2014, 02:22 PM
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I fat fingered that one more like the LC9 325 HP
Did a long tour in So Cal went for 1 year and it took 15 to get out
Sure miss the weather
Oh Haha I was super jealous! Yes it kinda looks like I am on that same path. I still have my place there. I will be back in the spring to assassinate some gobblers! The guys in here can help you with your question. Someone will chime in I am sure.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 02:32 PM
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I tried them and have that set sitting on a parts shelf. They were too wide for my 94 D90 chassis.
I guess that puts them to bed then... Hookers it is !
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Old December 10th, 2014, 02:33 PM
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Drive train will be Phase two we are just finishing paint and then reassembly, should be done by february planning for next winter
I am up in the Dismal Falls area of the jefferson forest 3 times a week on horseback and have't seen much in the way game since October

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Oh Haha I was super jealous! Yes it kinda looks like I am on that same path. I still have my place there. I will be back in the spring to assassinate some gobblers! The guys in here can help you with your question. Someone will chime in I am sure.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 02:42 PM
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Drive train will be Phase two we are just finishing paint and then reassembly, should be done by february planning for next winter
I am up in the Dismal Falls area of the jefferson forest 3 times a week on horseback and have't seen much in the way game since October
I have some sources over there when your ready for a engine setup.

Thanks for the report! I have hunted that area alot! You horse ppl love it up there
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Old December 10th, 2014, 03:00 PM
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They look like they'd bo too long, I was thinking these....
These look like they dump too close to center. Might interfere with the engine mounts.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 04:11 PM
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These look like they dump too close to center. Might interfere with the engine mounts.
I thought that too but there st/st & easy to modify. Might make for cheap alternative with a bit of work.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 08:01 PM
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Spoke with the folks at Lokar yesterday and they said they will be releasing a 6L80E specific shifter after the new year that will allow for moving through the full range of gears rather than just PRND. They told me it was shown at SEMA however I have yet to find any reference.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 08:16 PM
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Pay very close attention to the fuel hose to rail connection. Not long after i posted that video mine sprung a leak. its sprayed gas all over me and burst into flames. I got burned pretty badly and lucky to be alive.
Hope you're recovering well John and no permanent damage. That is scary stuff.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 09:42 PM
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Hope you're recovering well John and no permanent damage. That is scary stuff.


x2... get well soon !
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Old December 10th, 2014, 10:16 PM
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thanks guys. ill be fine but not a fun experience..
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thanks guys. ill be fine but not a fun experience..
Glad your OK. Did your eyebrows survive?

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Old December 10th, 2014, 10:27 PM
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Holy crap! Best wishes for a full recovery.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 10:45 PM
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eyebrows yes but side of my face both hands, arms and torso got pretty crispy..
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Old December 10th, 2014, 11:10 PM
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eyebrows yes but side of my face both hands, arms and torso got pretty crispy..
Holy jeez! Very sorry to hear. Get well soon and sending healing vibes.
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Old December 10th, 2014, 11:30 PM
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Does anyone have a comparison of engine length for the 3.9 vs LS9?
I have a 3.9 with ZF in my 109 that is getting long in the tooth. My chassis is a 95 disco so I can move engine mounts and change drive shafts if needed
thanks
We pulled the 3.9/ZF/BW out of the 95 RRC today and compared it to the LC9/6l80/adapter/LT230 and it was 3" longer. We are trying to get a feel if we can run the stock RRC radiator.
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Old December 11th, 2014, 08:05 AM
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We pulled the 3.9/ZF/BW out of the 95 RRC today and compared it to the LC9/6l80/adapter/LT230 and it was 3" longer. We are trying to get a feel if we can run the stock RRC radiator.
Thank you for the information. This will help in the planning effort.
Second question since you have them side by side how do the two transmissions compare in width of the bell housing?
thanks again

------ Follow up post added December 11th, 2014 08:13 AM ------

[QUOTE=phoenix37;588703]
A word of caution to any one doing this. Pay very close attention to the fuel hose to rail connection. Not long after i posted that video mine sprung a leak. its sprayed gas all over me and burst into flames. I got burned pretty badly and lucky to be alive. I hate to think what would of happened if i was driving with my family in the truck when this happened.

Man thats bad, glad to hear your going tobe ok. Today they have some amazing treatments for burn victims to aid recovery time and reduce scarring, Vitamin E can help a bunch too. In 66 when I got smoked they were just figuring things out.
Take care
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Old December 11th, 2014, 10:56 AM
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You can get the metal Dorman fuel line connectors from Summit (and Autozone too) :

http://www.summitracing.com/int/part...-120/overview/

http://www.summitracing.com/int/part...-121/overview/

And retaining clips :

http://www.summitracing.com/int/part...-023/overview/

Or NAPA brand (most likely Dorman ones) :

http://www.jaguarspecialties.com/tech_tips6.asp

Another option would be to salvage the metal connectors from the bone yard, cut off the crimped hose & reuse. You get the advantage then of the metal retaining clip.

If you want to go AN fitting, Earl's make a decent looking adaptor that has a safety clip similar to the OEM ones :

http://www.summitracing.com/newprodu...nnect-fittings
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Old December 11th, 2014, 11:51 AM
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getting rid of all the rubber hose and nylon and going with these threaded fittings and pro flex braided hose.


http://www.summitracing.com/parts/RUS-611233

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/RUS-644123


id get rid of these on your fuel rail

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/rn...FQ_l7AodEAgAlQ

more people experiencing the same failure.

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108242
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Old December 11th, 2014, 12:25 PM
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Spoke with the folks at Lokar yesterday and they said they will be releasing a 6L80E specific shifter after the new year that will allow for moving through the full range of gears rather than just PRND. They told me it was shown at SEMA however I have yet to find any reference.
I spoke with Lokar last year. They move very slowly. Said it was too early for the 6-speed.

Anyway, the Lokar 4L60 cable shifter works perfectly with the 6L80/90. All the detents are available. Including and extra one that the truck doesn't have. PRNDM21 With the addition of my brackets, it's a perfect fit. The last three detents are programmable.
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