Author Topic: 1979 Trans Am LS 7 Engine Swap  (Read 247 times)

Sito

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1979 Trans Am LS 7 Engine Swap
« on: January 01, 2020, 06:42:05 PM »
I currently have an olds 403 engine that will require a lot of work so if I am going to drop some $ might as well build my t/a into a more realizable daily type car. I was just wondering what type of modifications I will need to do to be able to have an ls7 engine on my 79 ta

skisix38off

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Re: 1979 Trans Am LS 7 Engine Swap
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2020, 07:33:49 AM »
There are a lot of threads and information on here to give you ideas and you can pick a direction and go with it.  A lot of it depends on the amount of work you want to do /can do, vs what you will need to have outsourced.

ryeguy2006a

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Re: 1979 Trans Am LS 7 Engine Swap
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 09:41:47 AM »
Are you going to keep the dry sump oil pan? If so you will likely have to make some frame modifications. Or convert the engine to wet sump and use a conversion oil pan or LS1 pan.

Or you can just swap your old LS7 for my LS1 that's all set up and ready to bolt in haha. Good luck with your swap.

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Re: 1979 Trans Am LS 7 Engine Swap
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 09:41:47 AM »
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