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LS1 to LS6 intake swap?

This is a discussion on LS1 to LS6 intake swap? within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Originally Posted by c5z28 Do you still have your original coolant lines? Follow my link and put them back in ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by c5z28 View Post
    Do you still have your original coolant lines? Follow my link and put them back in better and cheaper.
    Yeah, I don't have them anymore. I can't even remember what happened to them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSmokin99 View Post
    Yeah, I don't have them anymore. I can't even remember what happened to them.
    Don't go blowing money see if you can find some 98-00 lines

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSwt00SS View Post
    the FAST 78, 90 and even the new 92 are all 3-piece intakes. people running forced induction/nitrous would blow portions of the multi-piece intake off the car because of the increase in pressure from running such an application. supposedly the new 92 intakes has resolved this issue.

    the Ls6 intake, is not designed like that, making it stronger. as such it is able to handle forced induction better over the FAST intakes. i have personally seen holes/chunks blown out of the top shells of fast intakes on cars that were running forced induction/nitrous either caused by the increase in pressure or from blow-back through the intake.



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    thank you you just saved me from ordering a Fast intake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSmokin99 View Post
    Yeah, I don't have them anymore. I can't even remember what happened to them.
    Buying the correct lines before you hack anything is the best thing you can do. They aren't that expensive anyway,,,certainly not to the point of cutting corners,,,,or intakes for that matter

    The LS6 coolant pipes are $35.50 a piece (X2)
    2 plugs that are $5.29 a piece.
    And 4 seals that are $7.49 each.

    Easy to find and cheap enough.
    Last edited by Firebirdjones; 04-07-2009 at 08:45 PM.

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    I plugged the two coolant holes in the back which I think are LS6 coolant lines. I've read and heard from friends that it's best to keep the LS1 lines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSmokin99 View Post
    I plugged the two coolant holes in the back which I think are LS6 coolant lines. I've read and heard from friends that it's best to keep the LS1 lines.
    it's better but well your motor is still kicken

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    Will a LS6 intake add more HP?

    How much more HP does the LS6 intake make over the LS1 intake. Is the gain noticable? Also I see a lot of underdrive pullies on the web. Will there be a noticable HP gain with it as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSmokin99 View Post
    I plugged the two coolant holes in the back which I think are LS6 coolant lines. I've read and heard from friends that it's best to keep the LS1 lines.
    The LS6 lines are fine and work well. It's the way GM designed it to be. Plugging everything off is not a good way to go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dixielegger1 View Post
    How much more HP does the LS6 intake make over the LS1 intake. Is the gain noticable? Also I see a lot of underdrive pullies on the web. Will there be a noticable HP gain with it as well?
    The intake depends on what else has been done to the car. Most people use RWHP on here as a baseline and see 15 HP gains mimimum on a stockish car. Others see more depending on the car and the dyno used.
    Thats a significant gain at the flywheel to make that much difference at the tires,,, no matter how you look at it.

    A decent upgrade for sure on a mild street car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dixielegger1 View Post
    How much more HP does the LS6 intake make over the LS1 intake. Is the gain noticable? Also I see a lot of underdrive pullies on the web. Will there be a noticable HP gain with it as well?
    Yes, the gain is noticeable, its approximately 15WHP. It becomes even more apparent if you add long tube headers, the two combined make for a very nice gain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firebirdjones View Post
    The LS6 lines are fine and work well. It's the way GM designed it to be. Plugging everything off is not a good way to go.
    Yeah, I didn't plug all the holes. I plugged the ones in the rear. I believe the ones I have are the LS6 lines.

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    I just got done and wow what a difference the throttle response is much better. I broke that damn oil pressure sending unit! I cant wait to get it to the track to see what I pick up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 98warbird View Post
    I broke that damn oil pressure sending unit!
    I hear that alot. What in the world is happening to break all these oil sending units??? Is the intake getting pushed backwards or something while you wiggle it out????

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    No, a lot people just pull it forward once all the bolts are out.. you actually have to lift it straight up first, then pull it towards you, i was lucky enough not get hooked on mine. but its not that easy, ive seen a few of my buddies do the swap and they did it exactly how your supposed to but still managed to break it. just bad design on GM's part.

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    so just for refrence, whats the Oil pressure sending unit's part number?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firebirdjones View Post
    I hear that alot. What in the world is happening to break all these oil sending units??? Is the intake getting pushed backwards or something while you wiggle it out????
    yeah the brake booster hose wraps behind the OPSU. If you pull straight foreward it snags on it and breaks it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cutlass View Post
    yeah the brake booster hose wraps behind the OPSU. If you pull straight foreward it snags on it and breaks it.
    Damn it must be one whimpy sending unit for a piece of hose to snap it off.

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    Well the OPSU is actually right where the booster hose connects to the tee at back of the intake so it isn't able to flex around

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    quick question, does the LS6 intake come with cathedral air ports? or has the one im looking at been ported? and will it still bolt up normally?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sutie View Post
    quick question, does the LS6 intake come with cathedral air ports? or has the one im looking at been ported? and will it still bolt up normally?
    We couldn't tell you if one has been ported by not seeing a pic-you shouild make a new thread for a different question

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