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LS1 or ?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Sky, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. Oct 4, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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    Sky

    Sky [OP] Taco Member

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    First of I painted my truck Satin flat black, it has a Volat Cold air Intake, 5100s up front and J66's as well as billy 5150s in the rear, 285/ 75/16 Falcon wild peak A/T, Axis regulators painted satin black, with a gold rings! brush bar with 4 LightForce 170 strikers, Custom rear Bumper, Straight Pipe. HID 6000k Hi/Low, and HID 6000k fog lights, Tinted rear tail lights! Flat Black Interior! 2 12" subs with custom box made by me and a 1300 watt amp!
    Im thinking about putting an LS1 or a V-8 of some sort in my truck.... so i just want to know the pros and cons, about that!!! what do I need and what not? Or if not a V8.... WHAT?
     
  2. Oct 4, 2010 at 1:45 PM
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    Dark Knight

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  3. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    scott20054

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    you looking to put it in your tacoma?
     
  4. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    Sky

    Sky [OP] Taco Member

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    First of I painted my truck Satin flat black, it has a Volat Cold air Intake, 5100s up front and J66's as well as billy 5150s in the rear, 285/ 75/16 Falcon wild peak A/T, Axis regulators painted satin black, with a gold rings! brush bar with 4 LightForce 170 strikers, Custom rear Bumper, Straight Pipe. HID 6000k Hi/Low, and HID 6000k fog lights, Tinted rear tail lights! Flat Black Interior! 2 12" subs with custom box made by me and a 1300 watt amp!
    Nope shopping cart....lol... jk, yes my tacoma!
     
  5. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:15 PM
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    BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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  6. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    scott20054

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    haha well damn i like to see that one lol but ok your know what i would suggest.. a small diesel engine i think that would be bad ass. like a 4.0L diesel engine
     
  7. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    mjp2

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    What previous projects have you undertaken?

    This is not a small or easy task and you truck will most likely be laid up for 6 month to a year at best.
     
  8. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    PLC721

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    ls1 are awesome, but the wiring makes my head dizzy
     
  9. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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    Chachie

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    In the bed...? or under the hood...:D
     
  10. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    TacoNut

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    X2....
    If you have to ask what you need in order to do it, you probably shouldn't be doing it.
     
  11. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    PLC721

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    maybe bed to make it like a bugatti;)
     
  12. Oct 4, 2010 at 2:56 PM
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    search.. your not the first to ask, and the majority if not all have changed their minds. read a little then post..
     
  13. Oct 4, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Im gonna put a jet engine in mine.....I can do it.....I have a plier.
     
  14. Oct 4, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    jandrews

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    What he said.


    Seriously though, this gets old. It seems like every other week some kid is going to swap the latest Vette engine into his Taco during his free time on a Saturday afternoon...if only we'd tell him what size ratchet he needs.
     
  15. Oct 4, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    I did an LS3 swap about a year ago, it was a piece of cake.

    Swapped from my LS3 powered Corvette to the 1GR-FE in my Taco.
     
  16. Oct 4, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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  17. Oct 4, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    :confused:..crap.....So I gotta return my Metric ones?
     
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  20. Oct 5, 2010 at 1:26 AM
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    Sky

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    Well I've swapped my race truck 22re. For a 2JZ... about two years ago... and loved it... the LS1would be a year project... seeing since my truck only has 45000 miles on it... I'm talking about if I buy just the block. What all do I need for it... I'm going to fab the cross members and mounts... I know old motors but I want to keep it fuel injected. And every where I've looked I've seen people do it... but most of there things show..... heres the motor and than all of a sudden it in the truck all nice neat and pretty... so just asking what should i do...

    And I did think about putting a 4BT... mini cummings in it... but that a lot of weight... and if I want to do long travel... there no way it would work right
     
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