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Chevy Direct injection v-6

Old 05-11-11, 08:03 AM
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Chevy Direct injection v-6

Any thoughts on transplanting this motor? I have an 89 convertible and could sure use 312 horsepower with low end torque. Not to mention the gas mileage would be around 30.

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Old 05-14-11, 01:12 PM
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What kind of thoughts are you looking for?
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What kind of thoughts are you looking for?
I know there aren't any kits yet, but would it be technically much different from an LS1 swap? What would the trade offs be? The usual.
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Old 05-16-11, 07:34 AM
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The LS swap is well documented and would prob be easier on your wallet.

I hear reports of 28-30mph on the hwy in swapped FC/FD
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I hear reports of 28-30mph on the hwy in swapped FC/FD
That's why I went with the 2J... 190mph+!

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That's why I went with the 2J... 190mph+!

FYI

this mileage is pretty well documented... it's all bout how you drive -NOT the engine.
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Not really a great fit, but I'm sure it could be done. Engine control and fueling are going to be challenging.

A 5.3L LS will get about the same milage, same or more power, and is a lot cheaper/easier to do.
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FYI

this mileage is pretty well documented... it's all bout how you drive -NOT the engine.
Sorry, I was poking fun at the MPH vs. MPG.
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The stock GM ECU will probably freak out because it is missing so many inputs data bus inputs
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The stock GM ECU will probably freak out because it is missing so many inputs data bus inputs
All of that can be removed during tuning.
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