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Anybody know of any 1st gen Tacos with LS1 conversions?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Speed Freek, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Dec 24, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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  2. Dec 24, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    ARP Head Studs, Ported Head, MLS Head Gasket, GT3076R Garrett BB Turbo, Synapse Tubular SS Exhaust Manifold, PSI Forward Facing Sheet Metal Intake, Intercooler, 550cc injectors,255lph Fuel Pump, Speed-Trac Traction bars, Heim joint Strut bars, URD Short Shifter, CC Twindisk Clutch, , Haltech Platinum Sport 1000 Standalone ECU, Pre-runner rear springs, V6 rearend with TRD limited-slip Differential New list....LS1 with T56 6-speed trans...simply awesome.
    Thanks guys I'll keep em coming!

    I should have the motor mounts done today, and if there is any time left I will see how far I can get on the transmission crossmember, more pics tonight or in the morning...

    MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

    And thanks for following my build!!

    PLus how do you get rep here, do I need to give some reach arounds, lol? :p
     
  3. Dec 24, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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    x2.this is great.brings back memories of the 89 s-10 4x4 blazer i swapped the 4.3 for a 5.7 tbi.that thing was soooooooo fun when it was done.
     
  4. Dec 26, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    ARP Head Studs, Ported Head, MLS Head Gasket, GT3076R Garrett BB Turbo, Synapse Tubular SS Exhaust Manifold, PSI Forward Facing Sheet Metal Intake, Intercooler, 550cc injectors,255lph Fuel Pump, Speed-Trac Traction bars, Heim joint Strut bars, URD Short Shifter, CC Twindisk Clutch, , Haltech Platinum Sport 1000 Standalone ECU, Pre-runner rear springs, V6 rearend with TRD limited-slip Differential New list....LS1 with T56 6-speed trans...simply awesome.
    Got some plates for the removeable trans crossmember finished, now I need to make the center section, tac it in place and then finish weld it..

    After that I am going to finish the engine mounts so the motor has a permanent home, then after that is time to get the driveshaft modified and build some custom headers, although I am still thinking about building headers that I can hook a turbo up to..if I know myself (which I think I do) I will want to add forced induction at some point, but I still think it would be best to just put my ProCharger on it and call it good. One main advantage is that I could just build some 1-3/4 primary stainless headers and not deal with the turbine inlet plumbing.

    For some reason I always want to go turbo, but I think a Centrifugal SC would suffice, however I think my ProCharger will only make about 16 psi max, and about 12 psi efficiently, you can also get a few more psi out of it by using meth/water injection and I already have a full Aquamist race system ready to install..but as we all know simpler is better.

    Going to try and get some stuff fabbed and welded up today if possible, so I'll be back with some pics once I get enough accomplished.
     
  5. Dec 26, 2010 at 10:38 AM
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  6. Dec 26, 2010 at 10:53 AM
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    :popcorn: Have to see how this turns out!
     
  7. Jan 10, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    Teaser pic, more later...:)

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  8. Jan 13, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    More pics..

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    Box of stuff from Jegs for my headers that I made..got some LS1 3/8" flanges and a header tube kit, plus (2) 3" V-band clamps, and a stock style MLS pair of header gaskets..

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    Here are the finished headers, still have to install the O2 bungs and coat them..

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    Heres the fuel system setup, I just took the ends of the Quick connects and welded fittings on them so I could adapt using A/N hardware.

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    Blurry pic of the fittings I TIG welded..


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    Modified GTO Oilpan, had to put a notch in it..
     
  9. Jan 14, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    Looks awesome!

    What are you using for engine management?
     
  10. Jan 14, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    TRD S/C, TS PNP AEM FIC, TS 420cc injectors, TS water/meth, TS 2.2 pulley, Hayden tranny cooler, AEM wideband, TRD boost gauge.
    His current Haltech I would imagine. When you go boost will you be swapping to LS2 coils? Yes, you will be going boost lol.
     
  11. Jan 14, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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    Subed this thing is badass
     
  12. Jan 14, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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  13. Jan 17, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    Using the stock ECU for now since it is a read/write computer that can be reprogrammed, even the guys making big power stick with the stock ECUs most of the time..

    I actually sold the Haltech PS1000 when I parted out my old setup, so I am going to use the stock ECU, it actually uses a MAF and a MAP sensor so it can readily accept boost with the stock engine control system..save some cash.
    And boost is in the future for sure, but it will be probably during the summer before that project takes place...and BTW the key to getting the good coils is using the truck coils they are good for 200 hp per cylinder out of the box.;)
     
  14. Jan 17, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    when you do go boost, what will it be? blower or turbo?
     
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  17. Jan 18, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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    NOt sure yet, I have a PRoCharger on my 67' Camaro I may rob, but I like turbos so I guess time will tell..
     
  18. Feb 10, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    More pics tomorrow, I have been working on this thing non stop, and its probably about 40 hours from turning the key..:D

    I have invested more time than I would like to admit on this project, I hope it meets my expectations, however I am sure it will.

    I will take some pics of it after I put the exhaust back on so it looks like a real truck and not a bunch of stuff thats not connected. I have built the entire exhaust system from headers to tailpipe s I can "x" that off my list, now I am starting on the wiring while waiting for the coating on my headers to dry (POR-20).

    Exhaust is done, install of engine and trans mounts complete, modification is finished, the driveshaft has been made, now its time for assembly and ECU/wiring plus all the loose ends, including making a Camaro gauge cluster fit and function since I am ditching the Toyota setup because the Camaro one looks cooler and it has more gauges built into it.
     
  19. Feb 10, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    So, since you're doing this instead of the 1GR, you wanna throw your old motor in my 05????
     
  20. Feb 15, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    All I have left is a few odds and ends....sold almost everything, maybe you want to turbo yours?? :)

    Anywhoo I will take some pics later today, I got it most of the way together and I am on to the wiring stage...fun stuff :eek:
     
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