My Budget LS Engine Swap Guide <$1500 - LS1TECH

I made this writeup for another site after some guys were asking me questions and I figured it might do some new swappers some good on here: Alright,

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CLARIFICATION:  Everyone consistently calls a Vortec an LS and that is not accurate!  Although Vortec engines are "LS" based they are NOT LS engines IMO.  Besides most Vortec's being iron block, as seen above there are some serious size differences and considerations depending on your project.  VORTEC ENGINE IN CARS:  For the most part, it will be challenging to put a Vortec truck engine into a car.  Most cars, even old muscle cars have relatively low hood clearances.

CLARIFICATION: Everyone consistently calls a Vortec an LS and that is not accurate! Although Vortec engines are "LS" based they are NOT LS engines IMO. Besides most Vortec's being iron block, as seen above there are some serious size differences and considerations depending on your project. VORTEC ENGINE IN CARS: For the most part, it will be challenging to put a Vortec truck engine into a car. Most cars, even old muscle cars have relatively low hood clearances.

We've seen supercars that use LS motivation before, but we've never seen anything like this. The Giocattolo Seconda Iterazione is set to use two LS engines

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