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ls engine swap

Discussion in 'Chevy C/K Truck Forum' started by Jordan Tyler Dye, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Jordan Tyler Dye

    Jordan Tyler Dye New Member

    i was wondering how much trouble it would be to swap a ls engine into my stock 95 chevy 1500 any advice would be greatly appreciated
  2. Boonduff

    Boonduff New Member 100 Posts

    It's not difficult, everything you'll need is available from the aftermarket, but be prepared to spend about 10 grand. People think because it's a Chevy it's an easy cheap swap, but almost nothing interchanges between a LS engine and a Gen 1. Getting the complete low mileage engine/tranny combo with all accessories and ECM from a wrecking yard is usually about $4000-$5000. Aftermarket wiring harness is about $1200. Then you need LS style motor tmounts, exhaust, figure out the gauges, etc, etc. It all adds up fast. It'll be alot easier and cheaper to build up a 350.
  3. cooter71

    cooter71 New Member

    seriously, work the piss out of your 350...theres a reason GM puts them in everything

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