Have someone video tape the test drive. THIS I GOT TO SEE!!!!!!!
Also have them video tape when you return the borrowed engine to its' owner.
THAT I'D LIKE TO SEE TOO.
"Opportunities are spawned from crisis"
I want to try out an engine in my C10 Pickup. I got a modified 350,
which is now a 380, or something like that. Anyhow, I want to put it
in my truck for only a few days and see how much power it has. I dont
want to waste a lot of time hooking everything up. My plan was to
just drop the engine in the truck, connect the gas line, radiator
hoses, a wire to the coil, and the linkage, plus of course bolt on the
transmission. Then take it for a test drive and see how much torque
and speed it produced.
I did not plan to bolt the motor mounts or hook up the exhaust, guage
wires or any other unnecessary stuff. Someone told me that I MUST
connect the motor mounts, or else the engine could flip upside down.
Is that true? I dont want that to happen, but dont want to waste a
lot of time bolting stuff either, because I may not keep this engine
if it's not powerful enough, and will get something bigger.