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  1. ford 8.8 question

    LSx Discussion
    I've heard you can use an s10 or the stock ford one, you just need to make brackets to attach end links.
  2. For Sale maybe... 93 Noma lq4/ls3

    LSx Discussion
    Hope you decide to keep it.
  3. Tribute to Jack

    LSx Discussion
    Well today didn't go so well, I wasn't able to get a set of drag radials so I had to make do with street tires. Kept running 8.9 in the 1/8 mile at 80mph. Cutting 2.1 60ft. So time to get some sticky tires. Hopefully then I won't spin so bad and hopefully get the times I'm looking for.
  4. What does your LS swapped truck or blazer weigh?

    LSx Discussion
    86 rclb with plastic bed liner, no spare tire, 2.8, 700r4 and 7.5 different 2900lbs. Currently - liner, no spare, iron block aluminum head 6.0, 4l80e and ford 8.8, 3100lbs. Next week swapping stock rep bumper for blazer bumper. Hope to drop a couple more lbs.
  5. Tribute to Jack

    LSx Discussion
    It's been a while sense I've been on here. Truck has been running great. No problems so far, except for my alternator died. My gas mileage has improved from 18 around town to 19.6, very pleased with that. I really didn't expect it to be any better. On April 12th as long as it doesn't rain I'm...
  6. first gen spacer question for 4th gen wheels

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Thanks!
  7. first gen spacer question for 4th gen wheels

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    I have a 2wd first gen with drop spindles and wanting 17x9 zr1 wheel off a 4th gen fbody. I need to know what size spacer I need, BTW I have the stock plastic fender flares if that matters. I've ssearched and have come up with different answers so I'm hoping I can get a clear one with my setup...
  8. power steering pulley problem

    LSx Discussion
    Works just like the 201 pulley were you have to press it back till the belt lines up.
  9. power steering pulley problem

    LSx Discussion
  10. power steering pulley problem

    LSx Discussion
    Dorman 300-202. Works on my first gen. I have the same powertrain and same poly cpw mounts. The 202 is thee same size but made of metal.
  11. 14" brakes on the cheap

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Looks great man. Mine stock brakes work fine for now but I really should upgrade them like you did.
  12. Blackie gets 8ed

    LSx Discussion
    Damn sounds like life really sucks haha. Wish my job made me go to somewhere warm and beautiful
  13. Real world mileage on you LSX swaps

    LSx Discussion
    Nice, my father in law was wanting to do a ls swap in his 00 zr2 blazer. He said he's getting high teens on the highway with the 4.3 but I think he has 4.10 gears.
  14. Real world mileage on you LSX swaps

    LSx Discussion
    Old thread but I thought I would share. 86 rclb stock lq4 with truck intake and long tube headers. 3 inch duel exhaust all the way back to magnaflow mufflers, 4l80e, 8.8 with 3.73 posi and 26 inch tires. Have about 500 miles of around town driving and I'm averaging 19.6mpg. No highway numbers...
  15. Finally working 4l80 column shift!

    LSx Discussion
    Glad to see it works. If I hadn't already used my floor shifter I would have done this. Thanks for sharing bud.
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