OK, so along with this huge story, we also managed to get the engine bolted into the car. When the radiator and headers get here, we will slap those in and write a story about how to wire the car and tune it along with some detailed information on the transmission controls. By then, your project might have caught up if you get to work now.>>> I've got a what?If it says Corvette on the valve cover, it's likely a Y-body engine right? How do you know? Below are some quick spotters' tips for identifying your LS engine. You might be asked if you have a 24x or a 58x crank trigger. An easy way to know is by the color of the plug near the flexplate or flywheel at the rear of the block. Gray is 58x; black is 24x.>>> All Gen III LS1 and LS6 engines use an aluminum block. Truck engines used iron except for the aluminum LM4 5.3 that arrived in the SSR. The LS2 will have 6.0 cast into the block behind the flywheel. The LS1/LS6 will be 5.7 liters with a 3.89-inch finished bore, and the LS2 will have a 4.00-inch finished bore. LS1/LS6 is Gen III and LS2 is Gen IV. Gen IIIs also have a knock sensor under the intake and a cam sensor on the rear of the cam under the intake. Gen IV has knock-sensor locations on both sides of the block, and the cam sensor is in the front cover.>>> The block number is cast into the block behind the driver-side cylinder head. A good decoder book is Chevy LS1/LS6 V-8s by Will Handzel. It has all the codes for the blocks and heads and many other helpful bits of info. The block number is cast into the block behind the driver-side cylinder head. A good decod We popped the valve cover to get the number off the cylinder head. If you don't want to do that, the last four digits are stamped on the passenger-side front. This engine has 241 LS1 heads; 243 would indicate an LS6. LS1 heads also have an oval exhaust port instead of the LS6's D-shape. We popped the valve cover to get the number off the cylinder head. If you don't want to do PARTS DESCRIPTION PN PRICE Boneyard LS1 N/A $2,500.00 GMPP LS1 Crate Engine 17801267 4,899.95 GMPP LS6 Crate Engine 17801268 6,295.99 Keisler A 41 transmission kit N/A TBA S&P accessory drive N/A 958.35 S&P modified oil pan N/A 263.62 Rock Valley stainless fuel tank N/A 1,100.00 Milodon oil pan 30915 389.95* Milodon windage tray 32150 69.95* Milodon pickup 18290 87.39* MSD MEFI4 controller 240010 1,895.00* Hooker engine swap mount kit 12611HKR 75.00* MSD spark-plug wires 32813 64.40* Chevy LS1/LS6 V-8 Book N/A 13.57** Lokar throttle cable LOK-TC-1000LS1U 45.95 *Prices from Summitracing.com **Amazon.com SOURCES Autotronic Controls Corp. (MSD) El Paso TX 9-15/-857-5200 msdignition.com Keisler Engineering 2250 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford TN 37853 8-65/-609-8187 www.keislerauto.com Brewer Restoration & Performance (BRP) Cumming GA Lokar Performance Products 10924 Murdock Dr. Knoxville TN 37932 8-65/-966-2269 www.lokar.com EFILive Milodon 2250 Agate Ct. Simi Valley CA 93065 805-577-5950 www.milodon.net HP Tuners P.O. Box 801057 Dept. GMHTP Valencia CA 91380-1057 Rock Valley Antique Auto Parts Route 72 & Rothwell Rd. Box 352 Stillman Valley IL 61084 GM Performance Parts www.gmperformanceparts.com Speartech Fuel Injection Systems Anderson IN speartech.com Holley Performance Products 1801 Russellville Rd. Bowling Green, KY 42101 KY 42101 270-782-2900 www.holley.com Street & Performance Inc. (S&P) Mena AR « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | View Full Article Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!