Ls Engine Swap Blog
LS Engine Swap Part 8 - Holley EFI Installation| 12/17/2014
Welcome back to Chuck's Garage and our final installment of the LS Engine Swap series. Today Chuck takes us through the remaining steps of wiring and firing up the LS engine with Holley's EFI system!
LS Engine Swap Part 7 - Plumbing| 03/31/2014
On part 7 of our LS Engine Swap Chuck Hanson walks us through the plumbing
LS Engine Swap On A Budget Part 6 - Cooling System| 01/08/2014
On part 6 of our LS Engine Swap On A Budget, Chuck Hanson works on the cooling system.
LS Engine Swap - Part 5 Exhaust System| 11/22/2013
On Part 5 of our LS Engine Swap on a Budget Chuck shows us how to install an exhaust system by Flowtech Exhaust.
LS Engine Swap On A Budget Part 4 - Accessory Drive System| 08/02/2013
Today on our LS Engine Swap on a Budget Chuck walks us through a simple install of the accessory drive system.
LS Engine Swap Part 3 - Fuel Delivery System, Hose & Hose End Assembly| 06/18/2013
Part 3 of Chuck's Garage brings you the 3rd installment of our LS Engine Swap Build into a '69 Chevelle chassis. This time Chuck tackles the fuel delivery system and give us some tips on assembling the hose and hose ends.
LS Engine Swap Part 2 - High Performance Intake & Throttle Body Install| 05/15/2013
Chuck's Garage is back with part 2 of our LS Engine Swap. Last time Chuck showed us his $100 69 Chevelle chassis he picked up on Craig's List. He also swaped out his Big Block 454 for a 5.3L LS Engine.Today Chuck takes the old factory intake off the LS engine and replaces it with a high performance intake and throttle body.
LS Engine Swap On A Budget - Part 1 - Chassis Intro, Oil Pan & Engine Mounts| 02/22/2013
Chuck takes us on a tour of his $100 69 Chevelle chassis he picked up on Craig's List. He also walks us through as he swaps out his Big Block 454 for a 5.3L LS Engine.
Hooker Cast Iron Exhaust Manifolds For LS Engine Swaps| 05/03/2012
Installing a set of Hooker LS Cast Iron Exhaust manifolds on a 1972 Chevy pickup with a 5.3L V-8 swap. LS engine swaps in early model cars and trucks are a popular upgrade that can provide excellent power, reliability, and improved fuel economy. While there are many aspects to performing an LS engine swap, one of the biggest decisions is how the exhaust will be routed from the engine to the rear of the vehicle. Holley Performance manufactures its line of Hooker LS Engine Swap Headers for a variety of early vehicle models, which solves many of these problems. Nevertheless, there are instances when a vehicle may be using a different frame, or have ground clearance issues, that can limit the use of long-tube headers. This is why Holley