Finally finished retrofitting the 5.3 into my 67 firebird. First startup after complete tear down to the block!
Has Custom ground camshaft from Cam Motion, with 208/214 and .510/.523 lift 114 lsa.
Rebuilt heads with 2.02 valves.
Edelbrock 7118 Intake
Custom Shortened Oil Pan and Oil pickup tube (By Me). Pan base was chopped about 1.5" to be level with the stock front crossmember.
Champion Aluminum 3 core radiator with stock accessories. Carter Inline Electric Fuel Pump.
Holley 4 1/2 - 9 PSI inline fuel pressure regulator and Mr Gasket Fuel Pressure Gauge.
The Award Winning TV Pilot "Auto Archaeology" explores how classic
automobiles decaying in the backyard of communities all across the country
need to be restored or recycled. By combining historical, environmental,
and financial facts with a comedic sensibility, car lovers, history buffs
and eco-conscious viewers of all ages are in for a treat.
Hosted/Created/Produced by J. Paris
"Auto Archaeology" won the BEST TV PILOT award at the 2009 Cinema City
International Film Festival in Los Angeles.
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 1
In part one we show how to begin disassembling a 4.8L/5.3L/6.0L Truck
harness in order to modify it to work on an LS1 intake and be fully
compatible with an older wiring system so you can use it in a classic
project. All the power wires will be modified and condensed in order to
convert the harness to a "4 wire hookup".
Wiring Harness Pinout: http://lt1swap.com/99-02_vortec_pcm.htm
5.3 With Z06 cam
This is the first start of the 5.3 going into a 78 trans am. extreme!!
5.3 LS 327 dyno test
This is an Episode of the Car Junkie TV show "Suck Squeeze Bang Blow" which
I edited when I worked for the company. It is a Dyno test of the LS 327 GM crate
700hp GM LS3 all motor V8 street engine by CID cylinder heads
Competition Induction Design ( CID ) LS stroker V8 engine build and Dyno tune. The LS3 based 419ci
V8 features a Callies crank and connecting rod and breathes thorugh CID LS3
port design cylinder heads. Watch as it makes over 700hp still retaining a
hydraulic roller camshaft running on pump 98-octane RON unleaded. [
Creative Commons music license CC 3.0
Music: Severed Fifth
Building Your Own LS7/ SL-C Project: Drivetrain [S6 Ep.5-1]
If you have ever dreamed of walking into a place like GM, and building your
own engine using all their tools and equipment, you have to catch this
episode of GEARZ, because that is exactly what Stacey does! With GM's new
build-your-own-crate-engine program, you are able to follow Stacey thru the
process of building your own LS7 engine. Not only does it give you a great
look at how these engines are built and manufactured, but it'll also give
you great incentive to get to GM and build your own! After that, Stacey
goes thru the mysterious world of the transaxle, and how to set up a
mid-engine car for mind-blowing performance. If you are not watching GEARZ,
you're missing out on a lot of things you haven't seen before!