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Old 12-01-2012, 10:17 AM   #241
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The cool looking picture of the LS with the BBC lookalike is actually a Holley mpi setup....look at the sticker on the air cleaner and you can see where the person made an old schools power display sticker state what they have.
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I was looking at another LS swap thread and I thought about something I did during my swap that I may not have documented and wanted to go back and make a note of on this thread as well as my other LS thread for the benefit of someone who may read it later while doing their swap.

I used the original 1972 radiator for my swap...but I had it modified just a bit. I took it to the radiator shop to have it rotted out and while it was there I had them turn the upper hose outlet down. Basically, I wanted my upper hose to run parallel with the top of the radiator so I could use the cold air intake as I did. Just fyi for those of you still working through LS swaps.
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Great follow-up on a very good thread!
The documentation you have done on your swap will benefit a lot of people for a long time to come
Thank You!!!
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Old 02-02-2013, 07:51 PM   #244
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Wow, what a build! the car looks GREAT! Very sharp and crisp.
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Almost a year into driving the C3/LS daily and I still love it!

Just an fyi and a btw...don't use fuel line where transmission line should go. :-o I had made a connection between the factory turbo 350 tranny lines to the radiator with fuel line and clamps...it blew and pumped out 6 quarts of fluid last week. :-o Replaced the line and fluid and I'm off and running again. Learn from my mistake. :-)
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Your probably lucky the EPA isn't knocking on your door to recoup environmental cleanup costs. They really get pissy when there is hear tell of any kind of oil spill.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:43 PM   #247
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Glad to hear from you and glad you are enjoyin the ride.
Any plans for any upgrades or changes in the future, or are you happy with what ya got?
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Glad to hear from you and glad you are enjoyin the ride.
Any plans for any upgrades or changes in the future, or are you happy with what ya got?
Hey Brent! I'm fairly happy with what I've got and still on a budget...so no major upgrades coming soon. I would like to get the car a little lower than it is right now. I've got to do a little work with the front suspension so I think I'll cut the coils while I'm there...other than that, pretty happy with everything.


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Good grief that's a fine looking Vette!
*Please tell me did you have clearance issues with the factory evaporator box and the LS1? (pm'd you too)
*Also, if you're cutting front coils, are your springs factory orig or 550's?
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