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.
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
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:
1955 Chevrolet 2 door post gasser
Here's an outstanding 1955 2 door post gasser with big block power and a 5
speed! This beauty was a featured build in issue 77 of Gasser Wars
magazine! It's powered by a 1970 LS6 block 468ci V8 and a Tremec TKO 600 5
speed manual transmission! The engine was built proper with a steel crank,
CP pistons, Comp 595 lift solid lifter cam, Merlin iron heads, an Edelbrock
Air Gap intake manifold, a Holley 800cfm carburetor, Smith Bros 7/16 push
rods, Pete Jackson gear drive, Weiand aluminum water pump, Harland Sharpe
roller rockers, ARP head bolts, Melling AV oil pump, an 8 quart oil pan, a
Hays clutch, Taylor wires and Raja ends, and M/T valve covers! It also has
an additional electric pusher fan to keep this thing nice and cool! The
rear end is a 12 bolt with Richmond 3:73 gears, an Eaton posi unit, and
Dutchman axles. It has front and rear 11 inch disc brakes from Speedway,
and a Lakewood straight axle with 1949 Chevy spindles. The interior has
full diamond tuck upholstery, new carpet, 66 Chevelle bucket seats, Stewart
Warner gauges, and a Moon tachometer. There's also an aluminum fuel cell
and an Optima battery in the trunk. This is an incredible 60's style build
with a fiberglass tilt front end, cheater slicks, huge dual Exhaust, and extremely nice paint, glass and
chrome! This one is already done and ready to drive!
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.
5.7 Vortec 350 engine rebuild Part 1
In this video demonstration we will start tearing down a vortec 5.7L 350ci
small block chevy This is the start of a new series im putting together on
converting a 4.3 v6 s10 into a v8 5.7 street beast while keeping it fuel
injected and obd-2 emission compliant
55 Chevy Burnout
55 chevy Dart little M, 434 , shaft rockers , Dart 230cc heads, Tunnel ram,
ford 9" mini tub with coil overs and ladder bars. 700r Pump gas 605hp