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Old 08-01-2011, 11:06 AM   #1
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lt1 vs...

well im a newb, but im curious what you guys think, should i keep my lt1 engine and just build that up, or should I drop a 396 or any other engine in my 1994 z28 body? what would you guys do? its an auto, and has 126k miles
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Old 08-01-2011, 11:53 AM   #2
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Re: lt1 vs...

The only engines that are an "easy" swap are LSx engines since the ignition system does not require a standard type distributor. There is very little room under the cowl for a standard distributor setup.
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Do you mean a 396 LT1 stroker or and old school BBC 396?
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Do you mean a 396 LT1 stroker or and old school BBC 396?
I assumed by his wording he meant an old school engine, but a stroker would fit.
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"KEEP THE LT1 & BUILD IT"!!!!
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"KEEP THE LT1 & BUILD IT"!!!!
That's what I say as well.

If you are going to swap the engine, go to an LSx. By the time you are done you might as well buy a LSx car. Probably cost about the same in time and money to swap it in.
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Unless you find a wrecked LS1 car for the swap I would stick with an LT1 and have fun.
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