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 front end.
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: https://www.holley.com/types/LS%20Retro-fit%20Oil%20Pan.asp Engine Swap Mounts: https://www.holley.com/AppTypes/Engine%20Swap%20Mounts.asp
How-to: Swap an LSx Ls1 4.8 5.3 6.0 into older GM cars
******** SUBSCRIBE ******** Swapping an LS based engine into you G-body using your existing transmission is a piece of cake.. To physically install the engine into the car will cost less than $60 if you are cheap enough.. I made it happen for Less. ($25 torque converter adapter- CNC made setback motor plates thanks to a friend) Heres the specs to my set-up **CADILLAC CTS-V OIL PAN** **105 amp Delphi Alternator ** ** 1 inch set back adapter to plates mater to SBC clam shells** **Hughes step bushing Torque Converter Adapter HP3795** I have now switched back to factory EFI tuned with HP tuners I HATE headers.... F-body manifolds Is what I used.. If you are CHEAP you can use the Truck manifolds but you must cut the flanges off and weld slip flanges or straight pipe to the outlets... The shape of the flange hits the frame on factory truck manifolds firstname.lastname@example.org