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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 11th, 01, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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Will the headers that i use on my good ol fashioned small block work on the new LS1 or do i need new ones?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 11th, 01, 05:44 PM
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Actually you need CUSTOM ones. the ports on the LS1 are symetrical, and not unlike any other small block. the center two on a samll block are joined, but the LS1 heads are equally spaced. i looked into using 98+ headers on my 68 when i tried this swap, but all the custom fabbing was too much for me. i found i needed custom headers, custom engine mounts, custom wiring, maybe a custom oil pan, custom air intake, a new T56 (i had a LT1 t56) i would have had to move my wiper motor for coil cover clearence, ect..... But yeah, you need new custom headers.

1968 RS/SS Camaro w/ 94 vette LT-1 and T56 six speed, Cal-Tracs, Baer 12" crossdrilled brakes 17" rims, ect....
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 11th, 01, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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S*** thats alot of work!!!!!!!!
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 11th, 01, 06:43 PM
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IMHO. When GM decided to obsolete the small block, THEY OBSOLETED THE BEST ENGINE IN THE WORLD!!!

It may not be the most up to date, but THE BEST!!! pdq67

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