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Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion Discussion, Ready to stud another northstar in Cadillac Engine Technical Discussion; Well as soon as the studs come in, I'll be studding my service writers northstar. Hopefully northstar performance isn't backed ...
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    Ready to stud another northstar

    Well as soon as the studs come in, I'll be studding my service writers northstar. Hopefully northstar performance isn't backed up too far right now.

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    He should be good to go

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    Re: Ready to stud another northstar

    What day did you order from us? and for what year vehicle is it?


    Need parts for your Northstar Engine? www.northstarperformance.com

    Evrett, Sales Executive of the SureGrip™ Cylinder Head Stud Kit

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    He ordered it Monday for a 2000. Shipping to Carmasters in Lexington Ky.

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    Re: Ready to stud another northstar

    According to Tracking, your Package just cleared customs Yesterday afternoon, you should be seeing the package Saturday or Monday.
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    Need parts for your Northstar Engine? www.northstarperformance.com

    Evrett, Sales Executive of the SureGrip™ Cylinder Head Stud Kit

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    Studs came in Friday, they're installed and engine is back together, dropping the car back onto engine this morning. I'm wore out, getting to old for these weekend jobs lol

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    Re: Ready to stud another northstar

    EaRL, did you ever run across CF member MikeLawson in or near Lexington ??? He does - or used to - travel in a van to do on-the-spot Northstar head gasket repair work.

    You must have had a simply thrilling drilling Friday ...............

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    Motor came out Friday? And back in today? Hmm, 72 hrs clock time minus 25hrs labor. Plenty of rest/break time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stoveguyy
    Motor came out Friday? And back in today? Hmm, 72 hrs clock time minus 25hrs labor. Plenty of rest/break time?
    Started removal after work Friday, from 5:30 pm to 8pm had the engine removed. By 10pm had engine apart ready for drilling. Saturday I drilled and studded and reassembled from 8am to 9pm. Today, from 7 am to noon, installed engine, hooked everything up and got if running.

    Nope, never ran across Mike Lawson. And yes, I was just thrilled drilling/tapping lol

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