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Let's try this again!
 

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Did you use the alignment tool for the front and rear crankshaft seals?
The first few I put together I got away with one but had to go back and redo two of them to stop the oil leaks.
 
Did you use the alignment tool for the front and rear crankshaft seals?
The first few I put together I got away with one but had to go back and redo two of them to stop the oil leaks.

Nope didn't know there was such a thing for these silly engines. Must have got lucky the first time they didn't leak at all. My main concern is the bearing staying healthy. I can deal with an oil leak lol
 
Oil pressure!!! And a junk transmission!
 

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Yeah the good thing is I did not have anything to do with the transmission. He had it built. When I got to drive it the first time I thought that it shifted like poop. Felt like it had a big rubber band in it. I think the pump has been bad since the beginning. They're really crappy part is now it plugs up the bay in my shop again.

Thanks for the alignment tool tip
 
Who would have known that GM would have had 2 different lengths of the back flange on the 6.0 crank. We ended up having to turn the mounting flanges on the converter down to make everything fit properly. Engine is back and transmission are back in. Almost ready to fire back up.
 

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I've never had a build I hated so much!!! Got this things all put back together and started. Made it to the end of the driveway and lost oil pressure again!!!!
 
Did you use an oil pickup tube o-ring that you had to use a little force to push it into the oil pump or did it slip right in?
I've had this issue and found out I had used too small of an o-ring out of the gasket kit.
 
Did you use an oil pickup tube o-ring that you had to use a little force to push it into the oil pump or did it slip right in?
I've had this issue and found out I had used too small of an o-ring out of the gasket kit.

It had 60 lb of oil pressure at 600 RPM idling in the shop. I moved it outside and drove it down the driveway at an idle and it lost oil pressure. I've checked the o-ring on the oil pump multiple times to make sure it's the right one. I bought a new oil pump this morning I really hope it didn't hurt the engine. If it did I don't know what I'm going to do cuz I'm done with this thing
 
It's alive!! For now!!
 

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