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    Re: LS7 swap.

    Even i'm facing same kind of issue

    Could any one let me know how to measure 240 ft-lbs on the balance bolt while swapping. Is there any need to align gasket cover?

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    Re: LS7 swap.

    I understand what CC is saying, but I have one thought to interject into his assertion. Aftermarket equipment that is developed by third parties for a multitude of audiences, in my opinion, is completely different from transferring components from what is essentially the same vehicle. No I am not an expert on the XLR, but I have some very good knowledge of late model vehicle components and their respective interactions. In the case of the sound system the different IO operations bridge several different systems, steering wheel controls, HUD etc. If the target peice was not engineered with this consideration in mind then one could expect to have some serious issues to overcome. In the case of the XLR / Corvette they are essentially the same vehicle. Moving one component from one to another should not present that type of issue. I understand that it would be a little more complex than a bolt on operation, but I truly believe it doable with relatively little pain and lots of money.

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    Re: LS7 swap.

    Quote Originally Posted by shawn.foist View Post
    .... but I truly believe it doable with relatively little pain and lots of money.
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    Re: LS7 swap.

    We will get this done

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    Re: LS7 swap.

    I will get you all of the you need and we will get this done ASAP

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    Re: LS7 swap.

    Quote Originally Posted by pcmcalibrators View Post
    i will get you all of the you need and we will get this done asap
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    Re: LS7 swap.

    If you really like building a car on your own, why not buy a used XLR-V, strip it clean [engine, transmission, electronics, et al] and start from scratch. Then you will know for sure what you have and how it works. Might be more fun.

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