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LS Swapping Your 67-72 C10 Has Never Been Easier!

Author: Skylar Drake | 03/16/2020 < Back to Motor Life Home
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Hooker Blackheart has released a full lineup of parts for 1967-72 C10 Pickups allowing for a bolt-in LS swap conversion! The new engine mounts will replace your existing stools and allow for use of OE 4th-gen F-body LS engine mounts. Meanwhile, three new transmission crossmembers are available to install a variety of automatic and manual transmissions. Blackheart engineers, finished this swap kit off with a selection of stainless long-tube headers and complete exhaust systems making your truck look as nice underneath as it does on top. Read on to learn more!

LS/LT Swap Engine Mounts

Hooker BlackHeart application-specific LS/LT swap engine mounting brackets remove the installation guesswork and compatibility uncertainty that comes with using universal/adjustable swap plates. These brackets are designed for 1967 – 1972 GM C10 pick-ups to achieve optimized component clearances and drivetrain/U-joint operation angles when used in conjunction with 71222024HKR transmission crossmember and Hooker BlackHeart long-tube headers and dual exhaust systems co-developed for this application.

Transmission Crossmembers

This BlackHeart LS/LT engine swap transmission crossmember is for 1967-1972 GM C10 trucks. It is designed specifically for use with Hooker Blackheart engine swap brackets and exhaust components to simplify your LS/LT swap. Three models are available, providing bolt-in installation of 4L80, TH400, 4L60E, TH350, 6L80, 700R4, and T56 transmissions. They are also engineered for maximum clearance and can allow for up to 3" exhaust without hanging below frame rails.

Part #Applicable Transmissions
71222024HKRT-56 Manual Transmission
71222024HKR-1GM TH400, GM 4L80E Automatic Transmissions
71222024HKR-2GM 4L60E, GM TH350, GM 6L80, GM 700R4 Automatic Transmissions

LS Swap Long Tube Headers

These Hooker BlackHeart LS Swap Long Tube headers are for 1967-1972 GM C10/C20 2WD trucks. They are built with 18 gauge, 304SS and are available with 1-3/4" or 1-7/8" primary tubes, and 3" collectors. The tube geometry is designed for simple installation and maximum clearance and can be installed with engine bolted in place. Designed for use with BlackHeart LS Swap Mounts, Brackets, Cross-members and Exhaust systems for a complete swap system.


NOTE: Fits narrow frame rails only.

Dual Through-Crossmember Exhaust Systems

At the heart of any performance vehicle is the exhaust system. Hooker with its BlackHeart line of performance exhaust systems continues to push the boundaries of performance and engine swaps. Check out these 304SS LS/LT engine swap exhaust systems for the popular 1967 – 1972 Chevy/GMC C10 trucks. Available in 2.5" or 3" H-pipe crossover systems in either dual rear or dual side exit.


  • Fits with coil spring rear suspensions only (stock or stock-type aftermarket systems).
  • Compatible with rear mounted fuel tanks.
  • Compatible with panhard/track bars that retain and use the factory left side frame bracket.


NOTE: Bolt-in compatible with fleet side and step side, short bed C10 trucks only.

Part #DescriptionExitPipe Dia. (Inches)
BH131931967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 3" Dual Rear-Exit Exhaust System, 409SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Rear-Exit3"
BH131941967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 2.5" Dual Rear-Exit Exhaust System, 409SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Rear-Exit2.5"
BH131951967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 3" Dual Side-Exit Exhaust System, 304SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Side-Exit3"
BH131961967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember, 2.5" Dual Side-Exit Exhaust System, 409SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Side-Exit2.5"
BH131971967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 3" Dual Rear-Exit Exhaust System, 304SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Rear-Exit3"
BH131981967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 2.5" Dual Rear-Exit Exhaust System, 304SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Rear-Exit2.5"
BH131991967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 3" Dual Side-Exit Exhaust System, 409SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Side-Exit3"
BH132001967-1972 Chevy/GMC C10 Dual Through-Crossmember 2.5" Dual Side-Exit Exhaust System, 304SS tubing with 304SS MufflersDual Side-Exit2.5"
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