An ongoing series showing the steps necessary to swap an LS drivetrain into a 1955-1957 Chevy truck. 40 year old build that features a 1978 Camaro Z/28 clip welded onto the factory truck chassis.
Prepping the drivetrain and adding the motor mounts
Final welding of the Speedway motor mounts, plus Serafin comes by and gives us some history on the truck.
With the help of CPP (Classic Performance Products) the 6L80e transmission finds a new home.
Weekend update bringing viewers up to speed on everything that’s been done since part 4. We delve into the beginnings of the electrical conversion to GM’s CANBUS
LS2/6L80e swap harness rough-in. We lay out the swap harness from 150tunes.com in Spokane. This L76 is an Australian built Holden that Pontiac used up until their demise in 2010.
Driveshaft installation from Quality 4×4 parts in Port Angeles. 6L80 adapter mated to a Slip n stub.
We retro-fit a Hyper-fuel intank pump
Weekend update on Swap 2.0 L76
Start of the 4 -bar triangulated rear suspension from Johnny Law Motors in Portland
We complete the 4-bar triangulated rear suspension from Johnnylawmotors.com
Engine and drivetrain are in and running
Short drive around Cape George to see how “El Poncho” rolls