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LS-190 **V8 engine swap with pics**

 
Old 03-21-2008, 06:19 AM
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awesome, wish i was in az to see this
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Need updates............ : Drool :
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Cutting the rear fenders to clear the rear tires, will need to patch up a little.
Installing the lowering springs and the 19X10.5 wheels tomorrow.
Broke my camera in Mexico so I wont have pics until I borrow a camera.
Should look pretty mean with the 285 tires I have on them now.

I took a pretty long break after my gf moved out but I'm working a little now.
Only really work on sundays but I need to change that.
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Old 04-05-2008, 08:33 PM
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now that's what i call an awesome project!
good job!
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Old 04-23-2008, 07:16 PM
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Old 05-09-2008, 07:20 PM
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Old 05-17-2008, 11:35 AM
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updates? we need more!
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Old 05-17-2008, 08:48 PM
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Sorry for lack of updates....been partying too much...
Its too fun driving this thing into the shop.....i need to get it on the road..
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Old 06-06-2008, 02:56 AM
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Mate, this thing is awesome, definitely keeping an eye on this thread. Hurry up and borrow a camera, i want to see more of this 346E, especially with 10.5 inch rims under its bum.
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Old 06-27-2008, 03:18 PM
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I'd love to see this race Toby's 5.0L Ford V8 small block Ford 354; 450hp/410 torque at the crank and runs with Z06 Vettes on the track.

:-) neil
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Actually worked on the car today, patched up one of the rear fenders.
Car will be ready for paint one day.
Also made a scaffolding to hold my rear diff while I modify the rear subframe.
I had a dream about my car so I will work on it alot more now.
Didnt go to the lake this weekend...heres my ultra 250....250ponies...does 65mph on my gps, stock!


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Originally Posted by Gen3Benz View Post
Cutting the rear fenders to clear the rear tires, will need to patch up a little.
Installing the lowering springs and the 19X10.5 wheels tomorrow.
Broke my camera in Mexico so I wont have pics until I borrow a camera.
Should look pretty mean with the 285 tires I have on them now.

I took a pretty long break after my gf moved out but I'm working a little now.
Only really work on sundays but I need to change that.
Good to hear that you have eliminated the other project hampering distractions from your life (j/k)
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Old 07-13-2008, 06:23 PM
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I'd love to see this race Toby's 5.0L Ford V8 small block Ford 354; 450hp/410 torque at the crank and runs with Z06 Vettes on the track.

:-) neil
not to hi-jack but is this Toby the ex pro racer outta Charlotte? I rode in his car two years ago on a track in SC. Sweet setup.
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Old 07-13-2008, 07:50 PM
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not to hi-jack but is this Toby the ex pro racer outta Charlotte? I rode in his car two years ago on a track in SC. Sweet setup.
That's the one!

:-) neil
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Old 07-13-2008, 08:33 PM
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That was an awsome car. Thanks for verifying. He was my instructor at an HPDE I went to.
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Originally Posted by M104-AMG View Post
I'd love to see this race Toby's 5.0L Ford V8 small block Ford 354; 450hp/410 torque at the crank and runs with Z06 Vettes on the track.

:-) neil
Wasn't that for sale a while ago?
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Old 09-07-2008, 01:47 PM
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Any pics of the new paint job?
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Ok, I just joined because of this thread!!! We need to see some updates please!!! I'm a Ford guy and picked up a 190 E for a fun daily driver. I've had it 2 days and am already eyeing up how I could stuff a 347 under the hood.
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:20 PM
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Wasn't that for sale a while ago?

Yep, that beast of a 190E is still for sale.

:-) neil

PM if you're serious, and I'll get you in touch. It's about $9K.
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:16 PM
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do you have a pic of the stock crossmember?.....There are many different Ls based oil pans to choose from and I will be building one of the and designing a kit as I go when spring rolls around......how has this affected the handling? I would think that it would be unnoticeable with the LS1 alloy block, but I will be installing an LM7 engine with a performance cam.....also what is the lowest ratio Ring and pinion that can be had for these models and can LSD be found for them?.....Thanks for any reply
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damn, this is dope...I love frakenswaps like this. Totally better on the horspower/dollar ratio. But of course you have the detractors who say putting a domestic mill in a benz is heresy.....Their the ones who see nothing but tailights! Just like in asia where people are putting SR20DE-T's and S2000 motors in these cars and E36 BMW's...Awesome!
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Old 11-16-2008, 06:48 PM
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Hi there i have seen your project and its absolutely awesome, you say the LS1 probably weight less than the 6cyl , i wonder will you use 6cyl springs or 4cyl springs for your car? And what is the whole suspension setup? Keep on the good work
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Old 11-19-2008, 11:48 PM
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do you have a pic of the stock crossmember?.....There are many different Ls based oil pans to choose from and I will be building one of the and designing a kit as I go when spring rolls around......how has this affected the handling? I would think that it would be unnoticeable with the LS1 alloy block, but I will be installing an LM7 engine with a performance cam.....also what is the lowest ratio Ring and pinion that can be had for these models and can LSD be found for them?.....Thanks for any reply
No pics of the stock crossmember. You could maybe modify the sump on the GTO pan and retain the original crossmember.
Stock steering box will be very close to the engine.
It would require custom headers with the exhaust routed to the passenger side.
You can get 3.67 gears for these diffs and LSD's are in the 16v's
I'm going a different route and mounting an 8.8 ford explorer diff into a 190 rear subframe.
Unlimited gearing and locker options with that diff.
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Hi Gen3.., can you tell me a little bit about the W210 rack. I'm converting an e28 M5 steering from a recirculating ball steering box to a rack.

Can you tell me what car the W210 rack is from, the ratio, and length of rack shaft only. An the most important part.., is the W210 a rear steer rack ? Steer behind the wheel hub.

Thanks, appreciate the help.

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Old 01-19-2009, 01:02 AM
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Can you tell me what car the W210 rack is from, the ratio, and length of rack shaft only. An the most important part.., is the W210 a rear steer rack ? Steer behind the wheel hub.
W210 rack is from a W210 chassis mercedes e-class 96-02
I would have to measure the rack shaft...dont know the ratio...you might be able to find the specs online
It is rear steer.
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