87’ Turbo T-ls3 turbo swap

Quiky One

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I was on here last night and realize it’s been a while since I’ve made a post. I thought some of you may enjoy this project. The car started as a 60,000 mile turbo car. Pure blasphemy, I know, but yanked the 109 and installed an LS3.

The car was naturally aspirated for 25,000 miles before deciding it was too slow. Too many mods list but here’s the rundown.

-Ls3
-Stock heads with arp studs, BTR .660 lift platinum ls springs, ls9 multilayer head gaskets
- Johnson short travel lifters
-trunnion kit
-Holley VC’s with -10 lines for a catch can
-vibrant steam vent setup
-BTR stage 2 turbo cam
-PT7675
-Tial 60mm wastegate
-(2) Tial 50mm BOV’s
-ID1050X injectors
-intank Walbro 450
- Boost referenced Magnafuel 750
-10 feed to Holley Rails (-8)
-6 return with flex fuel sensor
-Alkycontrol of course
-Extreme Automatics 4L80E, triple disc lockup
-Moser 35 Spline Wavetrac 12 bolt
-NCC fab (no corners cut fab) FMIC
-alradco aluminum radiator with dual LS fans
-Setrab oil cooler
-Setrab trans cooler
-every suspension component available
-Dakota Digital Dash (analog style)
-Lier Siegler interior
-full air conditioner, ps, electric windows, etc.

i’m sure I’m leaving a ton of small details out.

Should be tuned the first week of November.
 

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Quiky One

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Sweet ride an set up.ill take that Pure blasphemy engine if it's in the waykeep us posted I like the ls swaps.

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While I appreciate the offer, that motor is currently getting built/upgraded with all the good parts to have as a spare for my father’s grand national! Definitely not a boat anchor. I’ve been a Buick guy since birth!
 
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Did you have to notch the frame ?
Yessir. I really wish I had better pictures for you. I’ll post a front bumper picture of the notching that was done and all I can say is it’s the same quality. And I can post pictures of the AC compressor installed. But I’m not taking it out again. It’s tight.
 

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Doing the electrical has to be a nightmare. How did you make use of the stock wiring? Did you hookup to the original instrument panel? Is Georgia pretty lenient about these swaps? That's my daily question allotment right there.