GM LS-Series Engines: The Complete Swap Manual

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Motorbooks, May 18, 2011 - Transportation - 192 pages
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Variants of GM s groundbreaking family of LSX engines are installed in everything from its most mundane panel vans to its earth-shaking Corvette ZR1. First seeing the light of day in the 1997 Corvette, the LS1 and its successors have proven powerful, reliable, and amazingly fuel-efficient.Performance enthusiasts have embraced this remarkable V-8, and it has quickly become a favorite subject for engine swaps. Why? Because the versatile engine offers fantastic power, a compact design, and is light weight. Even better, it responds very well to modification. It is everything the high-performance enthusiast could want.GM LS-Series Engines details all of the steps necessary from concept to completion, including fabrication and installation of motor mounts, wiring, fuel system, and driveline considerations. This is the ultimate guide to installing the LSX in your GM muscle car!
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Introduction
5
Introduction to LSSeries Engines and Planning Your Project
6
LS EngineMounting Solutions
26
Engine EFI and Ignition Controls
49
Fuel System Design
82
Induction and Exhaust Systems
102
Engine Accessories and Cooling Systems
122
Transmission Torque Converters and Clutches
154
Performance Upgrades and PowerAdders
173
Startup and Troubleshooting Guide
182
Index
192
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Joseph Potak is a professional LS-series engine specialist and technician. He has worked for Texas Speed and Performance since 2002, and caters directly to the performance needs of owners of LSX equipped vehicles. In his free time, Joseph volunteers as a Forum Director within the www.LS1Tech.com Community.

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