Stans LS1 / Astro van fiasco

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Stans LS1 / Astro van fiasco

Post by HPbyStan » Sun Sep 11, 2005 9:38 pm

Here is a link to a picture site with some shots of my "progress" on this project... Stan

www.1337info.com/DRZ-LS1/

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Post by JonH » Thu Sep 15, 2005 12:11 pm

Should run right smartly and hold a burn-out for as long as you care to hold it down! I gotta say though, the spaghetti in 228 scares the heck out of me.

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Post by HPbyStan » Thu Sep 15, 2005 4:33 pm

JonH wrote:Should run right smartly and hold a burn-out for as long as you care to hold it down! I gotta say though, the spaghetti in 228 scares the heck out of me.
Scares the heck out of me as well. I have the service manuals for both vehicles but GM, in their infinate wisdom, dosen't call the same thing by the same name for both vehicles. The computer in the LS1 vehicle was located by the right exhaust manifold but the van has it in front of the engine on the left side. 240 splices and five 50 foot rolls of wire later it now reaches its new home. This is BEFORE figuring out how to get it to "talk" with the vans wireing. This is as close to biting off more than I can chew as I've come in a long time.......

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Post by JB » Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:49 pm

Stan wrote
This is as close to biting off more than I can chew as I've come in a long time.......
he he....we're all as daft as each other here :lol:

Well it keeps the grey matter working and you can use it when you've finished.....now what can be better than that :idea:

Good luck Stan

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Post by RoAdDoG » Mon Sep 19, 2005 1:20 am

You'll have lots of fun with that one. A friend of mine did that conversion and uses it to tow his trailer with his Jags and other show cars to shows.
It just doesn't sound right when he drives up, you can hear the horses trying to get out. How many wires in that LS1 pigtail, 130 some?
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Post by HPbyStan » Mon Sep 19, 2005 2:11 am

Joe, your buddy didn't make a wiring diagram when he did this did he? I've put finishing the wiring up to the last so I can get all the mechanical details worked out first,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,AND so I don't totally lose what's left of my miniture mind before it's finished... Stan Millard

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Post by RoAdDoG » Mon Sep 19, 2005 3:24 am

I don't think he did. He was so proud of all the plumbing of the exhaust, airconditioning, and the likes. I probably won't see him for a while, we usually only see each another on house construction jobs and now I've moved on to commercial work.
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