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Old 09-13-2007
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he hasn't proved me wrong yet......you just like to start crap..........get lost.....

here let me make this easy for stupid people like you:
you can not compare apples to oranges........you have to compare apples to apples to get an accurate assumption...
' Small block '. Engines with a bore of less then 4.250inches. Both have 8 cylinders, pushrods, distributors.. They fit in the same catagory mate.
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the ls1 does not have a distributor...its a independant coil system...1 coil for 1 cylinder

and a 351 will fit, got a guy at the strip i run at that has one in a 93 ranger...daily driven..all u need is a 4 inch cowl hood and a good rear end
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Take the 351W and bore and stroke it to 427/429. Trust me its been done. Then its a small block cobrajet!!!!

Chevy motors are impressive and cheap and parts are easy to find. Thats why alot of people choose them.
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why would you drop a chevy block into a ford, thats like finding the easy way out. you learn so much more from building up a good 5.0.... just make sure u dont put over 550 hp into them, i have seen them break in half
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here ya go....saw this this weekend at the Jamboree and thought of this thread......well Beard reminded me of it...




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and look at that rediculous truck its near.
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you can't see any trucks near it, so i don't know what you are talking about....

besides, chill it was a freakin joke....ya know, ha ha, ha ha, ha ha, ha ha, ha ha......i guess your attitude sucks so bad you can't tell a difference...
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you can't see any trucks near it, so i don't know what you are talking about....

besides, chill it was a freakin joke....ya know, ha ha, ha ha, ha ha, ha ha, ha ha......i guess your attitude sucks so bad you can't tell a difference...
its got two steering stablizers and two shocks per corner with groundhogs, chrome step bars and super arched leafs, I dont need to see the truck to tell its a dumb useless show truck.
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I like the 302 just because im a ford fan and dont like chevy but it would be sweet to see the LS motor swap.
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4BT Cummins.
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its got two steering stablizers and two shocks per corner with groundhogs, chrome step bars and super arched leafs, I dont need to see the truck to tell its a dumb useless show truck.
lighten up a little bit......so what if it is a show truck.....NOT everyone builds their truck to beat the **** out of off road.....besides, let me introduce you to a new concept, "its their money, they will do what they want with it"......
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maurice i think you do this to stir stuff up

so

SHUT THE F*CK UP ALREADY

no one cares that your truck is useless no one cares that you dont offroad and pic up fat chick at the county fair.
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screw all of that. get a 5.8 make it a 427 stroker. put on cnc ported heads, cams, and headers and you are set. dont forget the TKO trans with it!
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The more I look into a LS1 swap, the better a LT1 swap looks. Used LS1's are just to much money. The LT1 is 100 pounds heavyer then the LS1 and are ALOT cheaper. a Camaro LT1 makes 285 hp and 330 ft/lbs stock. not to mention the LT1 are easyily available.
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Neither.....

a 6.0L LS block with aftermarket heads and carburated.
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Ha...this thread reminded me of a guy from HI (Houston Imports) that goes by the name Civette.

I'm sure you can guess why...

http://www.honda-tech.com/zerothread/2004368

Pretty sweet if you ask me...that LS1 would be fvcking quick without those several extra pounds...

Exact size...he just had to move the hatchback rear out 1" to fully fit from the Corvette...


*sigh* I dunno about this...I just wish I had an LS1 / 2...


/Dream off.


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maurice i think you do this to stir stuff up

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SHUT THE F*CK UP ALREADY

no one cares that your truck is useless no one cares that you dont offroad and pic up fat chick at the county fair.
your such and idiot......JOKE! are you guys so stupid you don't know the difference between a joke and reality......loosen up a bit.....

who are you to tell me to shut up......thats right your nothing but a nobody.......get lost...

BTW: look at the poll....looks like the 5.0 is winning over the LS!
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I'd still pick a 4bt Cummins over both of those gas guzzlers.
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^^^ I would like the diesel as well, but that isn't what the thread is about...lol.

Side note, the LS1 is a very fuel efficient motor...
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I would go with the 5.0 because I am Ford man. A Ford does not deserve to be humiliated with a chevy motor.
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I would go with the 5.0 because I am Ford man. A Ford does not deserve to be humiliated with a chevy motor.
I'm a Ford guy through and through by choice. Taurus, 2 Rangers, Dad's '92 GT 5.0, Windstar...I love driving the stang too...

BUT...if I came across a cheap LS drivetrain...I'm not sure what I would do in the circumstances...

And agreed...a 302 bored and stroked to a 347 is VERY enticing...and they are cheaper/abundant and lighter than the LS, I believe.

And Maurice, you get too much $hit on here. It's not your fault some people have the sense of humor of an asparagus...

Grow some thicker skin.
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Go LS1!!!!
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im with the 347...cheap, easy, and keep ford with ford...a good built 347 is jus as good as a lt or ls, plus with a 347 or 302 alot less wiring...easier to tune considering u dont need computer programs all u need is a screw drivier and alot of people have loads of knowledage on how to tune a good ole carb...

how about a 7.3 turbo? LOL wish it would fit
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