2004 colorado driving down the road V8 swap custom cruise switch by me!!

4.8L out of 2007 GMC van swapped on LS2 GTO intake and fuel covers LUK clutch stock 5spd, OBS long tube headers, high flow cats 3" Y pipe single 3"in dual 2.5"out flow-master delta cross flow 40 series.

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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

LS1 Colorado First Start
One of the first start ups with my ls1 colorado swap. I hit my head!!

LS1 swap Colorado 1st start up (untuned)
2004 Colorado ext. cab originally 3.5, now 5.7 LS1 out of a 2000 Camaro. Doug Thorley Tri Y LT headers ceramic coated 67-72 C10. 4l60e Colorado trans. LS1 input shaft and 2800 stall. 224/224 560/560/112 Lunati camshaft. 7.400 Lunati chrome moly pushrods, Lunati Roller Rockers 1.7, Lunati dual springs, Lunati roller lifters. 5" CST suspension lift, PA 3" body lift, 31" Pro Comp tires, 16" Pro Comp wheels. All LED lights inside and out.

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Ls1 colorado 1st test at dragstrip