Ls swap into a 96-98 obs

Discussion in 'LSX + Carb Swaps' started by 5.3_silverado, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. sceld90

    sceld90 Newbie

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    Which motor mounts did you use?
     
  2. 5.3_silverado

    5.3_silverado I'm Awesome

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    I have to dirty dingo adjustable mounts. I don't like them they make my motor sit to high. I'll be swapping them out soon.
     
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    5.3_silverado I'm Awesome

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    Got an update. The swap is running really good. Everything turned out like I wanted.
     
  4. lawjo1978

    lawjo1978 OBS Enthusiast

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    How many miles have you put on your swap engine?
     
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    5.3_silverado I'm Awesome

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    I put 3,000 on it now. Just got back from a 1600 mile round trip in it.
     
  6. lawjo1978

    lawjo1978 OBS Enthusiast

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    So it’s very safe to say that these LS engines make an ass out of the Vorctec 350 engines huh?
     
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    5.3_silverado I'm Awesome

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    Yes. I did 85 there and back. No problems and got 17 mpgs
     
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    lawjo1978 OBS Enthusiast

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    Damn!! That is great mileage. What rear end are you running?
     
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    5.3_silverado I'm Awesome

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    Not sure I haven't looked yet. The pinion bearing is going out. So I'll be rebuilding it soon. And I'll find out.
     
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    Keep an update on it. I can’t wait to swap my Suburban
     

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