08-02-2012, 04:26 PM
Join Date: Jun 2012
| | Ls3 conversion
Can I convert a ls1 to an ls3 and if so how do I do it. I am probably gonna start from scratch. So I would love some tips.
08-05-2012, 12:16 AM
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Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Burbank, Illinois
No way not a chance.
You need a bore of 4.065 Ls1's have a 3.8?? Bore.
Of your starting from scratch and want more cubes then just get that block resleaved and go to a bore bigger than an Ls3 then that way you can run an Ls7 head just my .2
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08-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Victoria, TX
I think he means put an LS3 in an LS1 car.
The easiest/cheapest way to do what you want to do would be to use an LQ4/LQ9 with an LS3 top end like i did. It's closer to an L76 than an LS3, but if you can live with 12 fewer cubes, a little less compression, and more weight, it's not a bad idea. Haha
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Last edited by rumblebox; 08-06-2012 at 07:30 AM.
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