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Old 06-20-2006, 06:03 PM   #1
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Just wondering what is typical labor cost involving removing and replacing an LSx motor in a C5?
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Expensive. Whole drivetrain has to be dropped to pull the engine.

Ask Connecticut - he recently did one.
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Just wondering what is typical labor cost involving removing and replacing an LSx motor in a C5?
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You can do it youself and save a lot of money.

Check out Cajun Dude's web site
http://www.cajundude.com/c5techhome.htm

A shop will probably be around $2,500.
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Old 06-20-2006, 08:17 PM   #4
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motor swaps? send pm for info

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Old 06-20-2006, 08:53 PM   #5
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You better grab Connecticut's offer before he finds out what everybody else charges and starts calling it a typo.
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we'll chop that in half

$1295 for an LS1/6 swap

great price!!1

jump on it!!

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we'll chop that in half

$1295 for an LS1/6 swap
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Old 06-20-2006, 09:41 PM   #8
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I'll run that pricing through July, for motors ck out www.forcefedhighperformance.com

Just to clear up any confusion, FFHP is a shop in Kentucky, this link was used as an example of LS1/LS6 long/short block pricing

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You better grab Connecticut's offer before he finds out what everybody else charges and starts calling it a typo.
Looks like he retracted the price pretty quick Although I'm sure he will do as promised
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the pricing is there as posted, I've swapped 2 F16 block42 motors in one shift(w/ a crew of 5), the C5 motor swap isn't that time consuming, although I do miss the trim pad runs on the 16's

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$1,000 - $1,500 to R&R the motor.
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I'll run that pricing through July, for motors ck out www.forcefedhighperformance.com
Does that include shipping my car from SoCal to you?

I wish you were closer......
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your in SoCal, A&A Corvettes must be close by
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Those are some great prices Ct.. You are almost worth the trip out east. Do you build the engines at your shop?
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Those are some great prices Ct.. You are almost worth the trip out east. Do you build the engines at your shop?
not yet
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your in SoCal, A&A Corvettes must be close by
Yep. Andy did my 4.10's and a few other things.....and I'm heading up there this weekend for the BBQ. But he ain't gonna swap a motor for the prices you're throwing out there!

In all seriousness though.....I'll be hitting Andy up for a forged motor install in the next 6 months to a year.

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I am about to venture down this road.

One shop I called said 3200 ...yeah - Don't think so - Second shop said 1000.00 guess who I'm going with.
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Holy old thread batman.
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Does that include shipping my car from SoCal to you?

I wish you were closer......
We are in socal

American Heritage Performance
http://www.americanheritageperformance.com/

We are a corvette specialty shop.
We have two in house forged motor builds (engine R&R) in the shop at the moment. A 383 C5Z and a 440 C6Z. PM us if you looking for any work in the socal area. Our prices are far less than A&A.
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My builder just charged me 2,000 for r&r my lq9
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