The time is coming for me to start planning my budget for my tear down and I am now stuck on what to do. My initial plan was to run a twin turbo LS376 crate engine from GM. Now, there is a wrench in my plan. My friend is selling his LT5 with all accessories, harness, trans, new clutch, and full gasket set. I know many of you are probably thinking why is this a hard choice? Twin turbo LS is the obvious way to go. Unfortunately, I've been in love with the LT5 engine ever since they came out and even though they are old technology, they look absolutely killer. And, if i don't go with the LS engine, I could save at least $8K since I won't have to get the turbo's and a new T56 magnum to handle the torque. That $8K could go towards the interior upgrade and wheels. I know the LS engines are much cheaper to repair but I can't get over how cool it would look with that engine. I need some input.