Well that saves me a lot of time. Services are subject to user terms and limitations. These parts are designed and intended to be used with experts supervising their installation and use, to help assure the proper and safe operation of the vehicle. Pat 78, There is an entire site specially dedicated to S-10 owners that want to do engine swaps. Part : 1271 1985-86 Cavalier, Cimarron, Firenza, Skyhawk, Sunbird Tubular Part : 2166 2005-07 Cobalt Casting 12581284 Part : 1664 1994-97 S-10, S-15, Sonoma Casting 10112349 Part : 1853 134 2. I'v been trying to research into the subject but am having problems finding any kinda of manuel or anything on the subject. Unless specifically noted to the contrary herein, vehicles equipped with Chevrolet Performance Parts may not meet emissions laws and regulations and should not be operated on public roads or used for any other use.
Part : 749R 366-427 1966-89 With or without A. Casting 3896956, 3905364 Part : 815R 305-350-400 1970-84 With or without A. This guy had drag racing in mind when building it, so that might have just been done for weight transfer. But seriously, torque is not a problem in an S-10. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.
Casting 10045730 Part : 1413R 454 1988-92 Truck, Suburban With A. Check out for casting numbers. Casting 14079294 Part : 1263L 305-350 1985-86 With E. It would be ridiculous, even if the frame handles it, the driver can't because the suspension can't and if you make the suspension capable, it's near worthless as a pickup truck. I agree with BigLance, a Chevy 350, modified if you want more out of it, is the max that makes sense unless you're trying to drag race. I am trying to set up my 85 s-10 to put a 427 in it.
But I heard you have to spend at least a grand to get the motor in. . I doubt he is pulling stuff around. Your actual range may vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain and driving technique. Check out the Conversions and Hybrids forum there.
A bbc can be put in an S-10, but it takes some above average fabricating skills, steering shaft, suspension, mounts, firewall, radiator support, headers and lots of others you may not want to tackle on your first swap project. Peanut port heads with that cam will suck for sure. OnStar links to emergency services. Use the S-10 to haul the parts to do that. Putting a 454 is the last thing I would do to an S-10 other than dropping a Ford motor in one. I want to keep my hood stock.
The only thing it takes is money. All us hot rodders with late 30s, 40s, and early 50s were running around in junkyards looking for parts that could possibly match or be modified, or spending serious money for aftermarket parts, and it all came stock on an S-10 frame. I want to move to a 454 and I will be buying the 454 here in 2 weeks. I don't need luck, I have old age and treachery Posts: 2310 Joined: Tue May 15, 2007 8:37 pm Location: Holland, Mi. Casting 12550881 Part : 1730R 454 1996-00 Truck, Suburban With A.
I just want the motor in boltd to my th400 and call it a day until I get my 4 link fabbed in. I would also suggest streangthening the suspension to accomodate the extra weight. Take pics and surprise the crap out of people race for money. It can be shortened by grinding off the weld at the flared junction, cutting the required amount, sliding it back into the flair and rewelding it. It can take just about any engine.
With curved flange Casting 10166144, 14093654 Part : 1368L 305-350 1987-96 Van With E. Casting 10044876, 14102650 Part : 1456R 1990 Camaro, Firebird 1991-92 Camaro, Firebird A. Plus, I had that 4. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges. You will be charged at then-current rates.