First official start up of my 55' Chevy now that the motor is mostly complete. The engine is a 5.3L LM7, with LS1 intake manifold, modified stock truck manifolds, dual 2 1/4 Exhaust going into Thush mufflers. I didn't have a MAF sensor hooked up so when I first started it, the idle was jumping around a bit. Last clip is after I added dual tailpipes out under the rear bumper.
1955 Chevy Two Door Wagon, First Test Drive LS1 5.3L
I take my 55' Chevy out on its maiden voyage since the installation of a
modern GM powerplant. I installed a 5.3L LS series V8 with LS1 intake
manifold to dress it up. Behind it is a Borg Warner T10 4 Speed with Hurst
Shifter. Car still has the original rear end which needs to be addressed
because of the howling sounds you can hear in the video.
How to Install a Comp Cam in a 5.3L LM7 Part 1
I show you the basics of installing a cam in a 5.3L (LS1 type engine). The
cam I install is a new Comp Cam part #54-455-11 with 215/223 Duration and
.604/.610 Lift on a 112 LSA.
To go along with the install I put in new 7.4" Hardened Chomoley Pushrods
and Comp 918 Valve Spring good for .625 lift.
LS Engine Swap On A Budget - Part 1 - Chassis Intro, Oil Pan & Engine Mounts
Chuck takes us on a tour of his $100 69 Chevelle chassis he picked up on
Craig's List. He also walks us through as he swaps out his Big Block 454
for a 5.3L LS Engine.
LS Retro-fit Oil Pans:
Engine Swap Mounts:
How To: 4 Wire LS Wiring Harness Conversion, Part 3
In part three we finish up the wiring harness, centralize the grounds, and
bundle the wires. To finish the harness, all bundles of wires are wrapped
in split loom for protection and to retain the factory look.
Wiring Harness Pinout: http://lt1swap.com/99-02_vortec_pcm.htm
1957 Chevy Test Start LQ9/LS2 6.0L
Just a couple of quick tests to make sure my engine swap will fire-up
before sending the headers off to be ceramic coated and assembling the
2007 Tahoe 5.3L Engine Part 2 - EricTheCarGuy
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Link to part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHjOHwn89NE
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Ah the second installment of the Tahoe engine swap, I thought it was going
to be pretty straightforward, it gave every indication that it would be I
was very wrong. I had hoped to finish the swap in one day but given some
of the 'little' things that held me up like the fuel lines behind the ABS
modulator, no space to put the hook between the rear of the engine and the
firewall, having to take the Exhaust
off and the fastener that was placed behind the O2, little things that
added up to kicking my butt. The cool thing was that I got to use 2
cameras for this shoot which makes this a historical event, it's all for
you my dear viewers.
Stay tuned for part 2 which should be next weeks video.
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