The LS1 life is estimated at 200,000 miles by GM. Most engines have 100,000 miles on them.
How many miles is an LS1 good for?
The LS1 was designed from the factory to be a 130,000 mile maintenance free motor.
Are LS1 engines reliable?
They’re extremely reliable. Just keep in mind that once you create more power, this puts stress on the rest of the drivetrain. Valve springs, clutch, transmission, rear end, etc..
Which LS engine is most reliable?
The LS3 is the go-to choice for LS engine swappers right now and for good reason; this mill makes great power and is about as reliable as they come. This example, from our LS3 vs. Coyote shootout, made 556.3 hp at 6,500 rpm and 497.2 lb-ft of torque at 5,500 rpm.
How much does it cost to rebuild a LS1 motor?
An LS rebuild with stock parts will cost you around $2,000 to $3000, buying a rebuilt LS1 or LS2 will be around $3500, and a new LS1 motor will run you a little over $4000 (like Chevy engine rebuild kits).
How long can a LS engine last?
LS engines can last 250-300K if properly cared for (and that’s not hard, I just mean change oil, see to coolant levels, etc.)
Which is better LS1 or LS2?
The LS2 intake is slightly better than the LS1 intake. … The LS2 intake has a larger opening and larger intake runners. It’s also designed for a 6.0L motor and flows enough air to keep a 400 horsepower 6.0L happy. The LS1 intake is designed for a 5.7L and flows enough air to keep a 350+ horsepower 5.7L happy.
How much horsepower can a LS1 make?
Even in emissions-legal trim, a blown LS1 will pump out over 500 wheel horsepower, with 800 wheel hp available for a serious stroker effort. With turbo motors, the sky is the limit, as 1,000 hp is a common occurrence, with the ability to adjust the power output by turning a simple boost knob.
What is the fastest LS motor?
At Speed Week 2017, George Poteet and the Speed Demon team used that LS to run 428.784mph and this year, with a better racing surface, it ran 448.508mph, ensuring that it’s the fastest LS engine in the world.
What LS motor makes the most power?
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