Common questions

What vehicles have the LS1 engine?

What vehicles have the LS1 engine?


  • 1997–2004 Chevrolet Corvette.
  • 1998–2002 Pontiac Firebird Formula, Trans Am.
  • 1998–2002 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, SS.
  • 2004 Pontiac GTO.

    Does the ZL1 have an LS engine?

    A legend among legends. Equally at home on the road, track or drag strip, Camaro ZL1 pairs the raw power of a 6.2L LT4 V8 with a wealth of performance-enhancing technologies to bring you the most powerful production Camaro ever.

    Is the Camaro ZL1 better than the SS?

    The SS has a naturally aspirated 6.2 liter V8 putting out 455 horsepower, while the ZL1 has a supercharged 6.2 liter V8 putting out 650 horsepower. In terms of pure lap times, the ZL1 is the superior car as it will have superior power and road holding capability over the SS to lap a track faster.

    What kind of engine does a Camaro have?

    Cathedral- and square-port LS engines both have impressive architecture and equipment. Over the years the engines have been relatively compact, able to be stuffed in just about any car that has four wheels and even a few things that didn’t have four wheels.

    Can a 1969 Camaro be swapped for an LS engine?

    With the ever growing popularity of swapping LS engines into classics, there are a lot of options for engine mounts. If you’re wrenching a more popular car, such as 1969 Camaro, there are numerous companies making “bolt-in” kits.

    How big is the valve size on a Camaro LS3?

    The heads incorporated technology and combustion chamber design from NASCAR SB-2 358-ci race engines. The valve size is roughly the same as a high-performance small-block head (2.165 intake/1.59 exhaust for the LS3 head versus a 2.20 intake/1.60 performance smallblock head).

    What kind of gas mileage does a Camaro LS get?

    Finally, the LS provides excellent potential fuel economy in today’s four-dollar-a-gallon world, so it’s a god-send for guys who like to have plenty of juice on tap but also enjoy a leisurely highway cruise. With a 6-speed T56 tranny, it’s not unheard of to get 25 mpg with an LS engine and a light foot.

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Ruth Doyle