Cost of replacing an engine cradle? - LS1TECH

Log In 

Suspension & Brakes
Springs | Shocks | Handling | Rotors

Cost of replacing an engine cradle?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-12-2005, 05:18 PM   #1
Teching In
Trader Rating: 0
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 9
Default Cost of replacing an engine cradle?

How much is it going to cost me to get the engine cradle in my 97 lt1 camaro replaced? About how many hours or labor are we talking for something like this?
hooper2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2005, 07:05 PM   #2
LS1Tech Sponsor
Trader Rating: 56
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Valley Village, CA
Posts: 12,527

I assume you mean the K-member?

Are you going tubular or stock?

It shouldn't be too hard to be honest. My friends part out cars and they just drop the k-member to get the engine out.

It would require:

having the car on a lift

unbolting the suspension

unhooking the brake lines and ABS wires

unbolt the steering knuckle

pull the bolts out the motor mounts

support the drive train and drop the craddle.

I maybe missing a few things but that's the just of it. A good shop should have it done in a few hours. Figure five to be safe.
6LITEREATER is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lowering the front cradle jclayc Cadillac CTS-V 9 11-10-2015 01:25 PM
Anyone know the torque specs for the engine cradle? Freefallin Pontiac GTO 2004-2006 2 03-16-2014 03:52 PM
Are the engine cradle bolts reusable? Freefallin Generation III Internal Engine 7 03-14-2014 04:09 PM
Hit a curb and damaged engine cradle Freefallin Suspension & Brakes 1 03-11-2014 02:21 PM
Is a K-member also called the engine cradle? Scoobie New LS1 Owners - Newbie Tech 1 04-17-2006 03:05 AM

1997, 97, camaro, cost, craddle, cradle, cradles, engine, firebird, labor, mount, replace, replacing, suspension, time, times

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 06:51 PM.