430hp Chevy Colorado Turbo LS Swap
This video accompanies my R&T Article http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a27540/regular-car-reviews-ls-power ed-chevy-colorado/ www.sloppymechanics.com -2005 Chevy Colorado fleet vehicle with 186,000 miles -2006 6.0L GM LS LQ4 V8 with 280,000 miles pulled from a 3500 Chevy Express Van -JFR turbo camshaft -Pac-Valve 1218 valve springs -Stock intake -Stock oil pan -Stock rockers -Stock lifters -Stock 4L80-E 4-speed automatic transmission -Trans-Go HD2 valve body kit -PTC Performance lockup torque converter -On3 Performance turbocharger 78mm compressor, 75mm turbine -turbo “hot side” built by Cory Johnson -turbo “cold side” built by Matt Happel -VS Racing Air-Air Intercooler -scrap 3-inch piping Ford Explorer 8.8 rear axle cut to fit with 3.73 gears and Limited-Slip -Used tires Power output: 430hp Total Cost less than $9,000 including the price of the vehicle
2005 chevy colorado (with a nice surprise)
this truck has had a couple new little things to it.... such as a LS2 corvette engine
LS1 Colorado first start
Finally! Now to tidy up a bit and see how it drives!