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Old 09-16-2010, 02:54 PM
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I agree, I like the LS series engines myself, they have a deadly quiet operation, but carry a big stick.

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Yeah Cob, I`m aware of the differences, only in most cases I`ve seen few bother to put the dash between the LT and the 1 as you mentioned. They would say however, if it were computerized or not and that right away gave it away, since he didn`t mention it, and headers and a MSD on a newer LT1 are down right rare, so I had to ask. Sorry if that was my bad. I`ve eye balled LT1`s in the junkyard and thought seriously of adapting one in my 92 chevy pickup, the other thing that bothers me about it is setting it up for reverse flow cooling, then figuring out the maze with the Air Conditioner routing. But, it would be nice to have the stock LT1`s horsepower and drivibility.

Yea, but an LQ9 complete drive train is so cheap lately. If you're going to swap you may as well go all the way. I don't understand why some people are asking $500+ for a LT1 when 300 more gets you a complete LS series drivetrain.
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That "class project" engine should be archived in either the Car Craft (most likely) or Hot Rod sites. It did have a custom chip, I remember then saying, but do not recall who did the chip, though. It was one of the well-known sources, though. In any event, there have been scads of LT1 builds written about through the years.

There are also forums that deal w/the LT1 almost exclusively:

Others that have forums dedicated to the LT1:

Go nuts!
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