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Rebuilding the 403

By Pretender

Filed under: 1979 Pontiac Trans-Am (Sherri)

I have currently begun taking apart the Oldsmobile 403 engine so I can take out to rebuild. Do not worry... I will make sure to put Sherri on life-support system while her engine is sitting in the garage to the side. While I was hauling *%# on I-75 toward Ocala I believe she threw a rod. I immediately got sick to my stomach, pulled over and hurled. But do not worry for Sherri, she will be back on her four aggressive steel belted radial's in no time.
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piaboy
May 5, 2011 at 3:27 am
the same thing happen to m 79 trans am with a 403 olds on 0502/2011. was hauling ass back from the o.c. from calssic industries. I my beloved solor gold t/a spun a mian bearing. I think this a common issue with 403. you had to replace the crank? did it need bored? my ran excellent and did not use any oil
 
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classicfirebird
1979
Dec 21, 2010 at 8:05 pm
I had that same sick feeling when my cam chain bit the dust !
....but without the hurl ,lol wink image
 

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