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Offline 85c10shortbed

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lt1 swap
« on: March 31, 2015, 10:55:12 PM »
I have a 1985 c10 short bed I purchased a 1994 Camaro lt1 already have wiring harness built was wondering what all troubles will I have or is it a simple swap

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2015, 11:22:36 PM »
i know you said its a lt1 but we do have a LS swap board
http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?board=46.0
should be able to get an ideal from there

also you can use the search for lt1 and it will help you also

http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=24012.msg201189#msg201189



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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2015, 11:29:03 PM »
I thought about going with a 5.3 LS but couldn't pass up the deal

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2015, 10:22:32 PM »
Since it is basically a SBC it will drop right in.  Wiring will be the only complication.  Are you going to use the electronic shifted trans?

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2015, 10:33:02 PM »
im going to use a street fighter 700r transmission I was worried about the reverse cooling system on the heads

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2015, 10:39:27 PM »
The cooling direction won't really matter in the grand scheme of things.  If the motor was in front of an auto you may need the ECM programmed.

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2015, 11:04:43 PM »
yeah I have done already done that I was wondering if my stock radiator would work

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2015, 11:33:06 PM »
Yes stock radiator should work fine unless it is just a 2 row..

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Re: lt1 swap
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2015, 11:37:05 PM »
thank u I appreciate it