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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by mred » Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:37 pm

i found your post over on Ls1tech.
i will have to say sweeeeet!
i have a 68 camaro that i am doing the 6.0 swap in and i am doing all hooker stuff,motor plates and headers.
i will have to say good job on making it a fairly cost effective swap,you would have done real good if you hadnt had to buy another set of headers.
the MS4 cam how is it on vacuum"brakes"?
was you able to run stock length rods after the mill work on the heads?
ps i would like to here the motor being that its carbed, i was looking at the same cam or the G5X3 from LGmotorsports on a 112.
thanks
Ed

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Roller406Bu » Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:52 pm

mred wrote:i found your post over on Ls1tech.
i will have to say sweeeeet!
i have a 68 camaro that i am doing the 6.0 swap in and i am doing all hooker stuff,motor plates and headers.
i will have to say good job on making it a fairly cost effective swap,you would have done real good if you hadnt had to buy another set of headers.
the MS4 cam how is it on vacuum"brakes"?
was you able to run stock length rods after the mill work on the heads?
ps i would like to here the motor being that its carbed, i was looking at the same cam or the G5X3 from LGmotorsports on a 112.
thanks
Ed
yes everything is still stock, rods, pistons etc...I've had several small block chevy motors with aftermarket camshafts and this ms4 isnt any worse than any other ive had...I have the g5x3 in my 02 ta, you won't be disappointed with either...my ms4 is on a 110, g5x3 112...
1978 Malibu, carbed 6.0, MS4 cam, trickflow 220's, Edelbrock Plate....
2002 Transam WS-6 G5x3, fast 90, 4.30's, Speed-density tuned
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by slim69 » Tue Mar 31, 2009 2:27 pm

good lookin car and the swap looks good too cant wait to see it finished =D>

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Post by Roller406Bu » Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:30 pm

slim69 wrote:good lookin car and the swap looks good too cant wait to see it finished =D>
lol, it's been done for over a year now.......vids and pics of the car in action are on the site...
1978 Malibu, carbed 6.0, MS4 cam, trickflow 220's, Edelbrock Plate....
2002 Transam WS-6 G5x3, fast 90, 4.30's, Speed-density tuned
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by mont » Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:41 pm

man i got a lq9 im ready to cam an carb i am porting out the heads just a little do you think the lq9 could handle a 125 or 150 shot

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Post by Roller406Bu » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:00 pm

mont wrote:man i got a lq9 im ready to cam an carb i am porting out the heads just a little do you think the lq9 could handle a 125 or 150 shot

yes it will, no problem...the 6010 will pull the timing out depending how you wire it...Mine pulls it only when the nitrous solonoid is on...do it how ever you wish...a tr6 ngk plug is good for spray...
1978 Malibu, carbed 6.0, MS4 cam, trickflow 220's, Edelbrock Plate....
2002 Transam WS-6 G5x3, fast 90, 4.30's, Speed-density tuned
1986 Mustang GT
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by slim69 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:42 am

were can i find the pics and video at?

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by mont » Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:28 pm

you say you run a msd 6010 on a lq4 i thought you would have to run a 6012...witch one would i have to run on a lq9

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Post by Roller406Bu » Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:44 pm

mont wrote:you say you run a msd 6010 on a lq4 i thought you would have to run a 6012...witch one would i have to run on a lq9
the 6012 is for a ls2 which i dont have...you need the same as mine...
1978 Malibu, carbed 6.0, MS4 cam, trickflow 220's, Edelbrock Plate....
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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by slim69 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:33 pm

thanks for the help i couldnt find them but its still a badass car its lookin like lsx is the way to go =D>

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Post by novadragr » Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:12 pm

Ok, I kinda saw it mentioned once, but want to be sure. What kind of vehicles do I need to be looking under the hood for to get a 6.0 engine? I have pull a part here, and any V8 engine is like 125 bucks or something close to that. Talk about a cheap drag motor! Thanks for the help.

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Re: 6.0 motor and tranny are in!!! - NOW A STICKY

Post by Doober » Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:32 pm

You'll be looking for something like a 2000+ fullsize GM truck or van.
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Post by novadragr » Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:00 pm

Doober wrote:You'll be looking for something like a 2000+ fullsize GM truck or van.
Easy enough. I'm pretty sure they have a few of those there. Now, as for the lq4 to lq9 engine, has anyone come up with a way to identify them without pulling the tranny yet? Would love to get my hands on a 9.

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Post by Doober » Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:10 pm

I believe the LQ9 is the high performance version that was in Escalades/Denalis/Silverado SS. You may also be able to get a 6.0 from a GTO but I'm sure they'll want an arm & a leg since it's "from a GTO".
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