7 Things You Should Know About the RHS LS Block
The RHS LS Engine block is arguably the best LS engine block produced by an
aftermarket company. Lightweight, packed with options, and built to
withstand over 2,000 horsepower - the block is
also found in many serious street cars. During our trip to Late Model
Engines in Houston, Texas, we decided to create a video on the 7 things you
should know about an RHS block.
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84 Chevy C10 LSx 5.3 swap with Z06 Cam - Parts Needed Shown - Truck LS1
See the whole swap in a time-lapse video on my '87 Chevy truck here:
Current progress of my 1984 C10 build. Mainly of the 5.3 swap.
2001 5.3 160k mi
2002 Z06 Cam and Springs
In-Line High Pressure Fuel Pump Just after the Tank Selector Switch
2009 4L60E (didnt work out)
1" Belltech Front Drop Springs
3" Belltech Drop Spindle
DJM Drop Shackles and Hangers
UPDATED Not In Video
Eaton Posi and 3.73's
20" MB Gunner Wheels
The motor mount adapter plates used in this video place the engine one inch
too far forward. You need the adapter plates called the "One Inch Set-back"
plates. They'll place the engine and trans perfectly so that you can use
your original driveshaft without modification. They can be found on eBay
for $60 shipped.
Intake EGR block off freeze plug is Dorman #555-025
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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
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Engine Building Part 5: Camshafts
A general introduction into camshaft geometry and measurements. How to
decide which camshaft may be best for your application. Installation and
timing a camshaft.
Best Tips for Breaking in a New Camshaft
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first few minutes of operation will determine the long-term survival of
your flat-tappet camshaft. More agressive lobe designs, stronger
valvesprings and changes to the additives in modern motor oils makes a
"wiped" cam lobe much more likely than in the days of classic muscle cars.
These are a few very important tips for properly breaking in your high
performance flat tappet camshaft.
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LS Engine Swap On A Budget Part 4 - Accessory Drive System
Today on our LS Engine Swap on a Budget Chuck walks us through a simple
install of the accessory drive system.
LS Swap Accessory Drives:
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The LS3 Crate Powertrain - An Entire Drivetrain all in One Package!
Chevrolet has put together an entire LS drivetrain system -- with
electronics -- all in one package! It's truly a "Connect and Cruise"
solution for your hot rod conversion needs. Chevrolet Performance engineers
were able to develop not just one, but two, very exciting power packages.
Choose between two power levels -- the 430 horsepower LS3 or the 556 horsepower
supercharged LSA. Each engine in the Crate Powertrain packages comes
complete with a specified engine harness, fuel injection control system and
engine management package, a high-performance electronically controlled
automatic transmission and the transmission controller system -- a complete
powertrain system that is developed all guaranteed by the Chevrolet
Performance engineers to provide years of trouble free service. More info
LS Engine Swap Part 2 - High Performance Intake & Throttle Body Install
Chuck's Garage is back with part 2 of our LS Engine Swap. Last time Chuck
showed us his $100 69 Chevelle chassis he picked up on Craig's List. He
also swaped out his Big Block 454 for a 5.3L LS Engine.Today Chuck takes
the old factory intake off the LS engine and replaces it with a high
performance intake and throttle body.
LS 2x4 Dual Plane Mid-Rise EFI Intake:
LS Modular "Hi-Ram" Tops:
90mm GM LS Series Throttle Body for 4 bolt intakes:
Billet Electric Inline Pumps:
Billet Fuel Filters:
Billet Fuel Pressure Regulators:
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Universal Fuel Injectors: http://www.holley.com/522-308.asp
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: