73 mav. Ls1 install

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  1. Mlovett

    Mlovett Member

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    Wish I could post more than one pic at a time
     

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    One pic is enough.
     
  3. Krazy Comet

    Krazy Comet Tom Supporting Member

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    I can see the attraction of a LS engine, I'd date one of those long before I'd go out with one of Ford's fat girl 4.6...
     
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    stock LS or going turbo?
    No one wants the 4.6.....no one, not even the guys who own a 4.6 cobra.
     
  5. Red1972Grabber

    Red1972Grabber Hangtown Hot Rods-NorCal

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    Well, I'm one of those guys and I strongly disagree.:yup:
     
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    qpdcqp Davon

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    Your doing a good job. Engine bay looks really nice. And this is coming from a Ford guy that hates ls engines :hide:
     
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    Thanks for the compliments and I understand some of the anger. I would like to put a turbo on it in the future but I'm gonna have to save up more money. Kinda costly. I changed the front end to a RC Motorsports coil over rack and pinion so turbo is just a thought at this time
     
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    qpdcqp Davon

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    Well your still a lot further along then me lol:D
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    :thumbs2:...
    what transmission are you running?
     
  10. mavgrab302

    mavgrab302 MCCI Florida State Rep

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    If I ever get a budget together , I will do the same thing... Looking good :thumbs2:

    Oh! you should see the stang Joe Dirt is fabbing up for a customer.. I seen it on his face book page... It's turbo ls....
     
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  11. mav1970

    mav1970 Bob Hatcher

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    It never much mattered to me if the engine matched the chass or not - this swap looks like it fits the chassis well :)
     
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    Looking good...and keep posting pics...even if it's one at a time. And don't let the naysayers influence you. There are plenty on here interested in this swap!
     
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    Besides the whole.. "GM in a Ford?!" thing.. what's not to like about those motors?

    Compact and stupid power levels can be had for just a few grand worth of parts. Not to mention that efficiency and street civility for that power level are pretty much second to none. Turbo's just add more icing to that cake.
     
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    RASelkirk Retired!

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    When you click the image icon, the browse box pop-up should have 5 slots to fill. Just fill them all before closing that window...

    BTW, nice work!
     
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    qpdcqp Davon

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    Plus they fire right up in the morning even with ice evrywhere. If it wasn't a GM motor I would be running one too
     

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