Ls engine price varies depending on performance level, and displacement. Generally LS engines are between $3,000 and $8,000.
There is no such thing as “the best LS engine”. The best LS engine is whatever one fits your needs best. All LS engines can be very powerful, are very reliable, and are good options for an engine swap.
There are a variety of displacement options for the LS engine. The LS engine comes in a 4.8, 5.3, 5.7, 6.0, 6.2, and a 7 liter platform.
An LS3 is the 6.2L aluminum block version of the LS engine that was first seen in the C6 Corvette.
The LS2 was introduced in 2005 in the C6 Corvette. The LS2 is the 6.0 aluminum block LS series engine
LS is Chevy’s ‘luxury sport’ series engine.
The LS9 comes with forged pistons, but all other LS series engines come with cast internals.
Yes all ls series engines come with pushrods.
Yes all Ls engines have freeze plugs.
Yes LS engines burn oil when oil migrates from the crankcase to the intake manifold.
No, LS engines do not have distributers.
The Largest displacement LS engines come in is the 7.0L LS7
LS engines are extremely durable, can handle a lot of horsepower, and are affordable.
Yes the LS engines are reliable, some have held over 400,000 miles.
The LS engine is one of the most commonly swapped engine due to its lightweight, power potential, and affordable price.
There are many different opinions, but the LS engine makes the top of the list due to its reliability, cost, and power potential.
It depends on the vehicle, but generally speaking, the LS engine is one of the easiest engines to swap due to its size.
The best cam for the LS engine is whatever cam fits your needs best.
Yes, LS engines come in vans, Tahoes, sand Slverados.
Yes you can, but forged internals are recommended to ensure reliability.
Yes you can, but forged internals are recommended to ensure reliability
Yes you can, but you may need to do some fabrication.
All LS engines are V8 engines.
The LS engine has 2 valves per cylinder, and 16 valves total.
There is no magic number of its power limits, but LS engines can hold well over 1,000 horsepower.
Yes, but forged internals are recommended for forced induction.
Yes, but you should use stronger aftermarket internals before using any power adders to an engine.
No, the LS engine has one cam in the middle of the block, and uses pushrods to operate the valves.
There are many arguments over what engine is best for a swap, but the LS is the most popular because it is affordable, makes great power, and is reliable.
You can swap the ls engine into most vehicles, but there are some exceptions.
Yes, it is a very common swap. This swap is often referred to as the “monster Miata” swap.
At the very least you will need the engine, wiring harness, ECU, transmission, and engine mounts to make your vehicle drivable.
There are many ways to do this. By adding just a cam, proper tuning, and an intake you can exceed the 400 horsepower mark.
If you plan on adding forced induction, a forged rotating assembly is recommended.
LS engines are popular due to their reliability, power potential, and cost.
The LS engine has been swapped into cars and trucks for many years. It’s because it is a great engine.
Any LS engine with performance modifications is considered a performance engine, but there are many different levels of performance.
It is not recommended to boost any engine with stock components. Before adding forced induction to an engine and making more horsepower than stock, you should be sure it has the parts needed to support the added power.