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    what parts needed for t/a

    im getting a new ls1 engine and need to know what other parts i need for the car.....i am putting this in a v6 and need to know what i need to change out to make it compatible with the v8, would i need new starter water pump fuel pump i know im missing a few things, so if anyone could help me with this id gladly appreciate it.

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    Here this website lists what you need for what your trying to accomplish... good luck, you may be better off just buying a V8 Fbody though...

    http://hpsalvage.com/

    here i went back and made it easier for you:

    LT1 into a V6 F-body '93 - '97 Parts needed:

    LT1 and V8 Transmission (none of the F-body
    V6 Transmissions will work behind the V8)
    V8 Front Suspension Crossmember $150
    (Each engine had different motor mount holes)
    Engine compartment wiring harness $100
    (different from the engine wiring harness)
    Dual fan setup '93-'95 $140
    V8 Exhaust System
    V8 Heater Hoses $40
    V8 Fuel Lines (LT1) $50
    1 piece driveshaft $65
    Aluminum driveshaft $125
    V8 Gauges $50
    Recommended:
    Limited Slip Differential with disc brakes

    LS1 into a F-body '93 - '02 Parts needed:

    LS1 and V8 Transmission (none of the F-body
    V6 Transmissions will work behind the V8)
    V8 Front Suspension Crossmember $150
    (Each engine had different motor mount holes)
    V8 Heater Hoses $40


    Will need '97 Corvette fuel rails or rails modified by Street and Performance
    to hook up the stock lines or an external pressure regulator.

    Due to electronics changes from year to year and difference in V6 & V8 cars,
    it is impossible list all the different changes and mods that would be required
    to be made to install the LS1 in a V6 or LT1 car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 6-Speeder View Post
    good luck, you may be better off just buying a V8 Fbody though...
    I agree with this...

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    i would buy a v8 if i could but wut the insurance company thinks is im driving a v6 which instead its a v8. so i get a lil break with that

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    thanks 6-speeder that will save a lot of time.

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    No problem, though they do say that they cant list all the LS1 stuff, i thought they did though... anyway, if you did have an accident and ur insurance company finds out... ooooh you better watch out, big trouble with the law. My insurance only went up 10bucks from my V6, i don't understand it either but i have a clean record for the time being, maybe thats why. I used to have a nice Chameleon colored V6 and wanted to do the same thing but then i just saved and calculated that by selling my V6 gave me a couple extra grand and i was only F body-less for about a month or two Just make sure its worth the extra money and hard work, rather than buying a V8 thats been taken care of and enjoying that you can now buy all those nice v8 parts too. Just some food for thought. If you have the tools and manpower go for, hell even do a write up for people over at v6camaro.com. I'm sure they'd appreciate it as well as the few on here.

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    Only reason the V8 is a little higher on insurance is that the engine is more costly to replace. Unless you have a horrible driving record, I wouldn't worry about it. Besides, the amount you would have to pay a shop to do all the work (unless self done), plus the motor, you could probably find a well kept stock LS1. Oh, and consider that your insurance will not cover you for the V8 or any of the parts that were installed. They will go by blue book value if a total and will only pay to replace it to stock, if you don't tell them about the upgrades.

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    I agree with mike
    Frauding the Insurance company is a lose/lose situation.

    I see to many people wanting to do this swap and I tell them the same thing.
    Just Buy a V8 Car.
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