LS1 into '72 Camaro, Let It Begin!

Discussion in 'High Tech Retrofits' started by AndrewT, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. 72BIGBLOCK

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    Hi Andrew I was wondering what motor mount plates you used and did they require any modifications or where hey pretty straight forwards?
    Brp hot rods swears their package is the best
     
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    I used the Dirty Dingo mounts. They required no modifications that I can remember and just bolted right up. You attach the factory or aftermarket mounts to them and they go to the bases that are on the frame.

    If I remember I'll take some pictures of them while the engine is still in the car tomorrow for you.
     
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    Thanks a lot I would really appreciate it I actually came across an LS motor but I'm still thinking if it's worth all the headaches.
    I keep thinking ls swap =equals more money but also more time
    Or just get a crate motor from GM performance and drop in and go ...
     
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    Here are a few pictures of the Dirty Dingo mounts on my engine mounts on the frame.
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    If I had the money I probably would have gone with an LS2 or newer in this car; don't think I could ever afford to drop a crate into it though.
     
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    I was just advised today that I have access to the full brake system from a 99 WS6. So now I need to start researching how to use those parts to give my Camaro four wheel discs. Let the hunt begin!
     
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    That's always the case. If you had an LS2, you would wish you had the LS3.

    For what its worth, I have an LS1 and makes over 500hp. I have a guy at my work that had a modified LS2 GTO, and yup my car was faster.

    Nothing wrong with an LS1. My next engine will be a LS7.
     
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    thanks for sharing
     

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