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haha! dig please :)

Honestly, the complexity of turbo is what doesn't appeal to me on a street car. The packaging and reliability of an LSA is tough to beat. Now, stuff like oil-less turbos and electronic wastegates are pretty damn cool though.
 

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haha! dig please :)

Honestly, the complexity of turbo is what doesn't appeal to me on a street car. The packaging and reliability of an LSA is tough to beat. Now, stuff like oil-less turbos and electronic wastegates are pretty damn cool though.
Well, we 60' the same, but after that....

Jokes aside, I completely agree. With the power that can be made with a properly supported and tuned LSA, they are hard to argue against. Especially for a street car where drivability and reliability are paramount.
 

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I'm going for about a 1.4 60 foot in the spring. I think it has a 9.999 in it as it is. Would be close, but no doubt yours makes more top end.

When the time comes I build an actual race car (aka something with a weight that starts with a 3 instead of a 4 haha), it will definitely be turbo'ed, but the G8... my goal was "maybe it could have come like that from the factory".
 
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I'm here! Yes, I went 134mph. That's about the max mph I'll probably see, but going to shoot for a 9.999 in the spring.



With a cam, headers, and any reasonably designed intake, you'll definitely make that much power. If you put it on E85, you'll probably make 600-650.

My car is cammed, but it's not a crazy lope by any means. You can feel it slightly wobble the car at a stop light, but it's very easy and nice to drive.

Who is going to tune your car? That's a huge part.
Thinking about having Pat G tune it. Not 100% yet as its almost impossible to catch him with as busy as he stays. I'm not trying to go crazy I just got rid of a built blower coyote that peeled paint off sport bikes...and my old lady wasn't having any more of that so I told her id get a 4 door car.lol
 

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Assuming you use the CTS-V LSA belt system, you're supposed to change the serpentine belt tensioner (the one that mounts to the water pump) and it has a slightly different length belt. Otherwise, it's all the same.

Another thing... the large bracket that holds the supercharger belt tensioner can be trimmed to allow the wiring harness to route much more easily. See pic. It allows the large part of the harness to sit under the bracket.

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Thinking about having Pat G tune it. Not 100% yet as its almost impossible to catch him with as busy as he stays. I'm not trying to go crazy I just got rid of a built blower coyote that peeled paint off sport bikes...and my old lady wasn't having any more of that so I told her id get a 4 door car.lol
Haha gotcha. Pat G is a good choice if you can get him.

Everything is for sale man.Feel free to shoot me an offer
I don't need another LSA :)
 

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Get on Pat's web site and pay the $100 for a 30 minute consultation. That is how I got him on the phone to discuss what I was thinking about for my mods. I think he joined me on a call in less than a week.

Good luck.
 

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Already have injectors the ZL1 Lid and ID 1000's.Can someone please vet my list because I don't see how an LSA swap is cheaper than buying a Novi or a Paxton?

Cooler Insulator - and 12612467
Intake Manifold Gaskets 19180613 x 2
3 Bar Map Sensor - 12592525
IAT Sensor - 12614717
LSA Water Pump - 19180610
Crank Pulley - 12603916
Idler bracket with both Idler Pulleys - 12606501
Idler Pulleys 12606031
Idler Pulleys 12606032
S/C tensioner 12622452
S/C tensioner bracket 12606500
Intake Bolts - 11588718 x10
Bolts 11588742
Bolts 11588749 x 2
Bolts 11588727 X 3
Bolts 11900254
LS3 water pump hose (upper): - 92215927
Water pump gaskets - 12630223 X2
Actuator - GM (19180859)
Hose - GM (22912576)
Timing Cover Gasket - 12633904
Timing Chain GXP - 12646386 ?
Crankshaft seal - 12585673
SLP Crank Pinning Kit - GM LSx Motors SLP100250
*ZL1 Front Hose kit - 22962566
Camshaft sprocket 3 bolt - 12586481
3 camshaft sprocket bolts - 12556127
Supercharger intercooler radiator (Factory ZL1)- 22879421
I would add a an interchiller tank and it fits nicely in the plenum chamber

I have one in my wagon and it’s great in keeping intake temperature down on my Harrop 2650 blower.
 
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