As an all new edition of the original top-selling title How to Swap GM LS Engines into Almost Anything covers the right way to do a spectrum of swaps. Pick up this guide, select your ride, and get started on your next exciting project. 144 pages, 474 color photos and charts
Introduced in 1997, the GM LS engine has become the dominant V8 engine in GM vehicles and a top selling high performance crate engine. These compact, lightweight, cutting edge pushrod V8 engines have become affordable and readily obtainable from a variety of sources. In the process, the LS engine has become the most popular V8 engine swap into many American and foreign muscle cars, sports cars, trucks and passenger cars.
To select the best engine for a LS engine swap, you need to carefully consider the application. This book reveals all the criteria to consider when choosing a LS engine for a swap project. You are guided through selecting or fabricating motor mounts for the project. Positioning the LS engine in the engine compartment and packaging its equipment is comprehensively covered. As part of the installation, you need to choose a transmission crossmember that fits the engine and vehicle as well as selecting an oil pan that has the correct profile for the crossmember with adequate ground clearance. The brake booster, steering shaft, accessory pulleys, the exhaust system and adapting the computer control system to the wiring harness are all covered.
As an all new edition of the original top-selling title How to Swap GM LS Engines into Almost Anything covers the right way to do a spectrum of swaps. Pick up this guide, select your ride, and get started on your next exciting project.
144 pages, 474 color photos and charts
What you need to know about LS Series engines
Engine and Driveline
Accessory Drives and Cooling Systems
Transmission and Clutch
Wiring Harness and Wiring
Engine Management Systems, Tuning Software and Controllers