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Vt commodore conversion to ls1 motor

Michael Zimmerman

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hi im currently looking at putting a ls1 motor to replace my claped out supercharged 6 any tips on what I’ll need to do this
 

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Do a search, there are plenty of threads on that topic.
 

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Buy same model donor car then change everything or easiest method buy running registered factory v8.
 

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I want to put a ls1 in as replacement for claped out 6 any tips on how and what I’ll need
 

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May be best to post in the VT-specific section?
 

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Starting another thread & asking the same question 2 days in a row isn't going to get you answers any quicker
You just need to be patient because sometimes it can take a couple of days for a thread to get fired up and start getting replies

As for your question, I'll suggest the same as others have:
# Use the search function, there are plenty of threads on this topic
# Find the exact same model as a donor for parts & swap everything over
# Or buy an already registered V8 to avoid having to do the swap & enjoy driving it straight away
 

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Did not realise I’d done that sorry as 8 are expensive over here in New Zealand and I’ve just spent a lot on the body of the vt I thought be good project and experience for myself
 

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I've merged both threads. Cross posting isn't allowed as per the forum rules.

Doing a V6 to LS V8 conversion is a Pita as you need the entire engine wiring loom, PCM etc as it is all totally different to the V6. Ideally you would need a donor car as mentioned above.
 
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