Well here's the scoop. I've been looking for a 4th generation lt-1 for a while now to put into my 69 camaro. Since there are still a few other things I want to do to the car I haven't been looking all that hard. 3 weeks ago a 94 z-28 was wrecked in my neighborhood. The owner asked if i wanted to buy. So of course i went to go take a look at it. Here is what I found:
It hit a propane line (you know those evil orange and white things sticking out of the ground
) on the driver side front.
The owner had already removed the entire front end of the car including the radiator (it broke in the collision).
This left the engine exposed so I got a good look at it. The only external damage i could see was where the fuel line had smashed into one of the pulleys and scratched it (couldn't tell if it actually pushed it in.)
Also, the entire car was sitting wierd so i think he bent the frame.
Anyways i told him i wouldn't buy unless it started and he couldn't even get it to turn over.
My question is what could be causing this? Is the whole top-end of the engine fried or is it possible that the ecm just bit the dust? Or is there certain sensors that won't allow the ignition to start if they are unplugged. He said he had a local engine shop look it over and they said they didn't see anything externally wrong with it. Just looking for some advice cuz this would have everything i needed for the conversion except the electronic dash. By the way, he's asking 1200 for it but is removing all the interior, the doors, the t-tops and the hatch.
sorry bout the long winded post and thanks for any replys.