Current progress of my 1984 C10 build. Mainly of the 5.3 swap.
2001 5.3 160k mi
2002 Z06 Cam and Springs
In-Line High Pressure Fuel Pump Just after the Tank Selector Switch
2010 Camaro Exhaust Manifolds
2009 4L60E (didnt work out)
1″ Belltech Front Drop Springs
3″ Belltech Drop Spindle
DJM Drop Shackles and Hangers
Video Playlist of this project:
Intake EGR block off freeze plug is Dorman #555-025
The motor mount adapter plates used in this video place the engine one inch too far forward. You need the adapter plates called the “One Inch Set-back” plates. They’ll place the engine and trans perfectly so that you can use your original driveshaft without modification. They can be found on eBay for $60 shipped.
Video on how to use these “one inch Set-back motor mount plates” here:
How to DIY LSx Wiring Harness Cheap and Fast:
Walk around video after it was running here:
See this truck on the dyno at Holley LS Fest 2012 before the ported heads and tune here:
After ported heads and tune here:
Truck was stolen here:
See the whole swap in a time-lapse video on the “Replacement” ’87 Chevy truck here:
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