4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer - LS1TECH



Conversions & Hybrids LSX Engines in Non-LSX Vehicles
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-17-2010, 08:16 PM   #1
Teching In
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 4
Default 4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer

I really should have taken pictures as I went along, however, this is not the last you will see of the "Wild Woody." I still plan on swapping in a bigger power plant (6.0) and an 80. First, I am planning on finishing up the 4wd, new paint, some 2500 HD rims, new axles (I'm thinking 14 bolt), and 35 or 36 inch tires should have it lookin just about right in my eyes. Plenty of other little piddly things I want to mess around with too.
Attached Thumbnails
4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140017.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140018.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140019.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140020.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140021.jpg  

4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140022.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140023.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140024.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140025.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140026.jpg  

JeepHrtBt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2010, 08:24 PM   #2
Teching In
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 4
Default

a few more..
Attached Thumbnails
4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140027.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140028.jpg   4.8/4l60e in a 1987 Grand Wagoneer-p5140029.jpg  
JeepHrtBt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2010, 11:36 AM   #3
TECH Fanatic
iTrader: (18)
 
ryarbrough's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Mechanicsville, VA
Posts: 1,194
Default

Congrats lil bro!

For all of you all who aren’t familiar with this project (most everyone), you should know that this was a major undertaking for Wilson. He bought the truck when he was 17, and with some gentle nudging from me, he decided to trash the idea of just rebuilding the stock 360 and make something reliable and LSX powered.

All of the fabrication, from motor and transmission mounts to frame repair was done by him with a small Miller welder in one bay of our garage in only a few days. The project sat for some due to him going to college, and fired on his 18th birthday last week. The pictures really don’t do the swap justice at all. It is extremely clean, runs extremely well and, other than the 2.73 gear that was a remnant of the old 727 trans, is a great driver.
ryarbrough is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New member from IL Cardot60 Introductions & Greetings 1 09-01-2014 09:46 PM
newbie LM7, no ECU or coils, GM or aftermarket?? young51 New LS1 Owners - Newbie Tech 1 07-23-2013 02:02 PM
best rear end upgrade for my application ws6wannab Gears & Axles 19 06-10-2013 05:17 PM
lq4 piston for bored out 6.0l baronsmith98 Generation III Internal Engine 3 02-08-2013 10:03 AM
LQ4 build up Novaray64 Forced Induction 0 09-22-2010 01:49 PM


Tags
1987, 53, 87, code, codes, colors, gearing, grand, have, kind, ls1, original, paint, swap, wagoneer

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:08 AM.