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Old 12-08-10, 10:30 AM   #1
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Thumbs up SC570--The OFFICIAL LS1 SC300 build thread

Track results and more updates on page 27!! Car ran a 1/4 pass with poor traction with a 13.3@107mph 6/14/13.

Bare with me CL, build is going slow in the quest of cleanliness and perfection...or close to it if possible.


After a while of waiting, some good luck and some bad, it has officially began.

Car: 1992 Lexus SC300

Engine: 5.7L LS1 2000 WS6 T/A-65k miles with documentation and maintenance records

Trans: BorgWarner Tremec T56 delivered with pedals, clutch line, even the driveshaft

Mounts: DGR Fabrication



As of right now, plan is to simply get the engine/trans in the car and get it moving.

Details of the install will be updated with progress, so they wont be daily updates, but there will be plenty of pictures to come, and will try and keep the actual transplant step-by-step as to what was required.

But to kick things off and peak some interest:

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Engine is absolutely spotless, oil was still golden, all the sensors are in place including the o2 sensors, TB looked brand new and had no build up of any sort. Transmission looks excellent, and came with a Hurst short shifter. Trans will be separated from the engine tonight to inspect the clutch/flywheel.

Still waiting on the DGR mounts, but they should be here soon. Once they arrive, the crossmember will be modified to clear the oil pan, and engine will be set in place, then the easy stuff begins.
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Old 12-08-10, 10:32 AM   #2
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ooo giddy...one of the best bolt on motors out there right now.
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This is gonna be awesome, can't wait to see how it goes. Good luck man
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Oh man, just got a half-chubby. Subscribed!

Where did you source the motor set from?
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Old 12-08-10, 11:17 AM   #5
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I've been waiting forever for someone to do this! I sure didn't want to be the first one to do this...

How long do you think it'll be until the car is running? This is one of the the most exciting builds on this site!
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I've been waiting forever for someone to do this! I sure didn't want to be the first one to do this...

How long do you think it'll be until the car is running? This is one of the the most exciting builds on this site!
x2!! Can't wait to see the updates.
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nice project....motset looks clean, its gonna take some work but when all is said and done, your gonna have a one of a kind smurk ok your face =D
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Oh wow! So excited for this. Definitely excited to hear it. After the wallet fills back up, maybe F/I? Subscribed to this.
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ooo giddy...one of the best bolt on motors out there right now.
Yes sir. I originally wanted an LS2, but the LS1's overall potential seemed more appealing especially for simple bolt-on performance.

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This is gonna be awesome, can't wait to see how it goes. Good luck man
Thanks. It should go pretty smoothly. I already have 90% of whats needed to complete the swap, just minor things from here,

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Oh man, just got a half-chubby. Subscribed!

Where did you source the motor set from?
Only a half chubby?! As for the motor set:

http://www.fpartssalvage.com/

They only deal with F-Body's and LSX and LT motor sets, but they are excellent. Got me all paperwork associated with the car, plus the vin tags.

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FINALLY subscribed!
I know, I wanted to start sooner, and be the first with an LSX SC, but millertime beat me to it but has also been a big help with a few questions

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Good luck turbo
Thanks YeA, hopefully everything goes smoothly

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I've been waiting forever for someone to do this! I sure didn't want to be the first one to do this...

How long do you think it'll be until the car is running? This is one of the the most exciting builds on this site!
If you still want to do it, check the link I posted above. It will be a little while cause I just started the house purchasing process yesterday, and will be moving in 1 or 2 weeks. But the engine will be in the car before I start moving, so maybe a week or 2 after that it will up and roaming the streets of Houston.

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x2!! Can't wait to see the updates.
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nice project....motset looks clean, its gonna take some work but when all is said and done, your gonna have a one of a kind smurk ok your face =D
Just minor things once the engine is in, but I have had a grin on my face since the engine showed up.

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keep us posted and gl with the build!
Thanks guys, and I will be sure to have as much documentation as possible, might even do a couple time-lapse videos.

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Oh wow! So excited for this. Definitely excited to hear it. After the wallet fills back up, maybe F/I? Subscribed to this.

Im still at a toss up if Im going f/i or not. I have a GT4088 here that would be perfect @ 7-8psi, and the cam I chose will work great either n/a or f/i. But time will tell, and if I do decide to go f/i, it wont be till sometime mid-July 2011.
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