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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 17th, 10, 07:51 AM Thread Starter
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Gen 1 Vs LS Aluminium engine

Assume LS alum motor LS2 or 3... Assume SBC Dart SHP block steel crank and Alum heads...

What is the weight savings for the LS?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 21st, 10, 06:21 PM
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Re: Gen 1 Vs LS Aluminium engine

Well I can tell you this much.. the weight difference between an aluminum Ls2 and iron Ls2 block is 80lbs.. If that helps

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 28th, 10, 08:58 PM
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Re: Gen 1 Vs LS Aluminium engine

I think the gen-1 is just a bit lighter, the listed weight on my 427 is suppose to be 355 pounds, I recall ls alum motors at 450, but I don't know if the LS # is with the water pump, alternator, etc. Are you getting bad ideas? -Dan

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