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Who ever says LS swapping any car is easy has not done one or has done it many many times!! After four years working on it every other weekend, minus several months in 2020 - thank you COVID my friends 87 Iroc is finally driving !!! The feeling is amazing to drive it on the road! Still have more to do..Here are some pictures: LS2 we cleaned up and assembled to fit into the third generation F-Body chassis; LS2 sitting in the engine baby looking pretty!; making fuel line double flare to adapt the fourth Gen f-body plastic fuel tank; custom fuel pump & wiring going into the gas tank, plastic bucket upgrade.. reduces fuel starvation during high gs.. also had to swap fuel sending unit to match the correct resistance for the fuel gauge; LS2 sitting in bay with all wiring attached to it; big brake upgrade from C5 Z06 corvette; Koni struts & shocks to control the DSE Springs; custom engine wiring harness; 4th Gen fuel tank going in; engine; chassis bracing, radiator support cleaning; car with hood on :); without hood & radiator installed… didn’t fit we had to use another one; figuring out how to hook up the steam hose; factory proportioning valve damaged during master cylinder removal; upgrading prop valve; prop valve installed; braking system is finished.. need to bleed the brakes; bleeding the brake hydraulic system; moving the car after test drive

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Comments (13)

  • Congrats...When gasoline is outlawed, only outlaws will have gasoline

      19 days ago
    • I’ll have to find me an outlaw group formed of, mad scientists, mad engineers and mad petrolheads to refine our own fuel and keep our cars running haha 😆 thanks!!

        19 days ago
    • Find yourself such a mix and for sure you have the right idea.

      I have a Dad who is an ME, retired from automotive industry, his friend who is a ChemE, retired from SunOil. Dad has a neighbor/friend who is also an ME. Yet another who worked for...

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        17 days ago
  • Well done!! Love that idea of an LS swap in an IROC. 👍🏻

      19 days ago
    • Thank you!! It is perfect for the swap since these need a lot of help in the power department.

        19 days ago
  • Cool build. Congrats on getting it moving and stopping....

      17 days ago
    • Thank you, the car is already back home and being taken to get the exhaust fully welded & subframe connectors are going to be installed.

        17 days ago
  • Most excellent!

      17 days ago
  • Looking good! Just

    Make sure your suspension cams handle the new power output. It would suck if it blew the axle.

      18 days ago
    • Oh that was one of our main concerns and the rear axle is one the highlights of the build! And the suspension has been tendered to equally to handle the extra grip & power.

        18 days ago
    • Awesome

        18 days ago
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