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Vs statesman 6ltr or l67 conversion

Danny3977

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Hey guys, I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I need help making a final decision based on cost (what extra parts I need ect)

I have a vs statesman I originally was going to supercharged l67 with a getrag 5 speed behind it.

I have in the shed an
- l67 (wich needs new heads)
- the wiring loom
and well pre much everything else I need from a donor vt Calais supercharged wreck and got the loom to suit.
Also
- getrag 5speed Inneed of a new clutch
- pedal box ect
In the other corner I got
- 6ltr ls2 from a crewman wreck (have whole car)
- t56 6speed (I think it is, also in need of a new clutch)

What are the pros and cons of each conversion and pointers will be helpful and hopfuly point my head in the right direction.

So far I was leaning towards l67 as I've been told the conversion kit for ls2 is $2k roughly then I need a new flex plate to re-mount the starter motor, custom exhaust and I'm guessing I need to modify the crewman loom and comp to suit vs.
Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Thank you! Any suggestions and your valuble time wil be greatly appreciated
 

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The LS2 will also need an engineers certificate.
Easiest and cheapest is L67.
But if you want power and can work electrical, also willing to pay a little.more go the LS2.
 

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The LS2 is a much more difficult job.....it's not as simple as those conversion kits make it seem.......The adverage cost I have seen of an LS2/6L conversion is around $10-12k if you do it yourself as you still need a full custom exhaust (for a decent exhaust for an LS2 made up and fit look at around 1-2k right there), tune, driveline mods etc (there is also hundreds of fiddly little jobs that need to be done to get everything to work properly)

The L67 will be essentially a straight drop in and loom up job
 
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