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Old 03-12-2019, 08:39 AM   #1201 (permalink)
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Y'all want a build thread for the Porsche to LS swap in GCC?

Yeah Iíd be interested! Especially with some of the swap specific parts like adapters, transaxle, etc.



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Yes we do! This is something Iíve always wanted to do so itíll be nice to see it first hand.


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That's awesome. It took a bit for those subtle and not so subtle hints to sink in.

A build thread would be great to watch it come to life.
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Yeah Iíd be interested! Especially with some of the swap specific parts like adapters, transaxle, etc.



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I'll take plenty of pics and report what I used. There's a lot that's available for conversion parts now. It seems pretty straightforward aside from the auto to manual conversion.

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That's awesome. It took a bit for those subtle and not so subtle hints to sink in.

A build thread would be great to watch it come to life.
LSJuan should make this little rear engine monster come to life again

Build thread hitting GCC as soon as I can get to it...
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No, no one wants that......










Of course we do!
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Found more poser pics from KOH...and one with the front end completely frozen from the ride home. I'm itching to have this thing done so I can drive it in the sunny weather coming up. Still need to mount the brake switch that will unlock the torque converter. Hoping to have some of the changes finished tonight for the new trans cooler mount and steering.
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Dove bawls first into the Porsche project and ran out of steam when the machine shop for the LS to G96 adapter ran 3 weeks late. It's been 6 weeks total since ordering and still no parts.

So, back to the Jeep frame to keep me busy until those arrive. I've added a pic of the LS1 I picked up for the Porsche. It was complete but disassembled. I ditched the 853 heads, put on 243s and new head gaskets with ARP bolts, Tick SNS Stg 3 cam, Fast 92 intake, 92 DBC TB, and Melling high flow oil pump with LS2 timing chain. Should scoot pretty good. Putting in a Terminator X kit from Holley so it will be a fun combo.



Hoping to bend tube for the new rear frame in the next two weeks. I want to get most of it built on the bench before I cut off the rear of the Jeep. I have a Memorial Day trip booked and I want to have the new shocks in place if I can! Here's a pic of the finalized rear shock enclosure as well.

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Took the Jeep to the dunes for a relaxing trip to test a few things. Hit 82mph in 4hi on the flats and rollers. Drag raced a few other rigs and the Jeep is still scary fast. I think it has more in it so we'll see when I do for tuning in the future.

Trans temp was showing a steady creep up to 220-230 and has had me scratching my head. I moved the cooler to the driver's side fenderwell area up front and same issue. I had the sensor screwed into the pressure test port on the side of the 4l80e and realized the sensor is reading the case temperature not the fluid temp. Moving the sensor to the input on the cooler and may add one to the output later to monitor how well the cooler is working.

Winters Shifter never quite worked right. The ball joint on the arm didn't clear the pan and the gates didn't line up no matter how I adjusted it and confirmed with the instructions that I had done it correctly. I boiled it down to poor engineering of the angles and placement of the arm. In park, the arm points almost straight down, at about 7 o clock. When in 1st, it's pulled to the 3 o clock position. This is awful for shifting gears individually so I cut and clocked the shift arm. It runs through all the gates properly now and also clears the pan like it's supposed to.

New 2.25 turn lock to lock steering is pretty awesome but I roached the PSC 1200x TC Pump for sure with the 5.5" pulley and 6000rpm passes. Have a CB pump on order and will be using a 6.5" or 7" pulley now. Steering feels good, just need to get a little bit more slack out of it. I think it's in the box and it's really hard to find boxes that aren't worn out! Might have to design something to take the place of the box and act more precise and feel similar to a rack and pinion. I used a Parts Mike beefy pitman arm and a bling bling EMF captured rod end for the high misalignment. High quality shit!

Exhaust is heating up the passenger side floorboard and the 4l80e case. I'm going to try making a shield that bolts to the body or transmission but I have a feeling I'll need to fully ceramic coat the exhaust to bring the temps down. From research I've done this is about a 30% reduction in heat if I do the whole system and about $500. Ouch!

Still rocking the bluetooth gauges and they work well enough to keep using them for a while. Eventually want PRP seats, Switch Pros, and a TerminatorX with 7" dash. Currently looking at making the new rear frame on the bench and hopefully getting it on the June before the next trip in August-Sept.

Short video of a near full throttle drive by. Wish I had the 82mph runs but the girlfriend was too busy fearing for my life instead of filming






The lady also drove finally and even hit 40 mph which is fast for her

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