Introductions & Greetings - New to LS1 tech!!!
11-23-2011, 07:42 AM
Hey guys, im Brandon from Louisiana. I drive a pretty stout 87 caprice brougham ls but im wanting to go new school LSx and efi. I've been visiting this site for maybe 2 years now and havent joined until now. Shame on me. Well just saying Whats Up to you all
11-24-2011, 02:24 AM
thinking a coversion for the 87 or a whole new rig?
11-24-2011, 04:44 AM
i would go with the 87 for sure
11-24-2011, 05:53 AM
Welcome! Are you wanting to build a stout cruising machine or are you looking to take it to the track once in a while? Either way, if you have been around here for a couple of years, you know that there is a lot of good info here.
11-24-2011, 07:20 AM
hey guys, yes I already have a 87 that I will not be getting rid of. And yes, the new 6.0 (when I get it early next year) will be going to the track. This will be my daily with a few races every other weekend. Yea i've gained a lot of knowledge on building one but my problem is dropping it in.:) I was going to sell my engine for 1500, carb to headers, and use that to get me a nice low mile 6.0 from somewhere, upgrade the 6.0 more before installation. Thought about eps cam, l92 heads, and other things with you all help. I will not be satisfied if im not running 11s or better on motor and hopefully alot better on the 150 shot. Just need a Lil more help from you all since im buying parts alreadyfor it.
11-24-2011, 12:47 PM
11-24-2011, 10:08 PM
you will like the conversion section then. these motors have been put in just about every frame gm has made that could have a V8 originally. a caprice converter should be available for advice.
11-26-2011, 11:43 AM
Welcome to LS1Tech, if you plan on doing a LSX swap into a Caprice there is also a lot of helpful informantion on the Impala Forum here: http://www.impalassforum.com/vBulletin/showthread.php?t=228454
11-26-2011, 11:45 AM
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