It's an ok motor at best. Price is really steep. You should be able to get that same combo for 1000 or less. The 89-91 (maybe all the way to 93)...
You can get good used Aod's for cheap.
Graco Snug Ride35. Lap belt works well with it.
as far as your oil goes, you will be fine but, why dont you just get some oil that has the zinc in it?
<----another vote for pushrods
If it were me, I would keep it around the 2400-2600 range based off what you have told me.
I have had good luck with the UPR chrome moly with the urethane bushings for the the street even with the solid bushings.
Never ever raced but comes with an extra set of wheels and Hossier slicks. Lol:rlaugh:
The Mach 1 motors with the manual trans have forged internals from the factory. If you can get it, you will have lots of potential.
Where were you going for that cheap of a labor rate? Around central FL the dealerships and specialty shops are in the 110-150 per hour and the rest...
Seriously, should take you a whole whopping 10 minutes.
Cam size? Which heads? and pretty much need every other bit of info about your engine and trans. Where will the majority if the driving take place?
Pretty much trial and error. Put it on, check it, loosen it up, adjust, tighten it, check it again and repeat until you got it.
i like those. and holy chit, talk about options. lol. what size tire?
On a side note, the pan hard bar or watts link doesn't really help with body roll. It is more for keeping the rear end located under the car where...
I use them in my DD and sell a tone of them. I dont even notice a difference really. Neither do my customers for that matter.
I would go with an AOD
Pretty much what those guys said...
If the PATS is going to be an issue, you can bypass it with a good tuner (Sniper, SCT, ect)