5.3 LS Build Cost

How much does it cost to build 500hp 5.3 LS with all new parts?

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How much does it cost to build 500hp 5.3 LS with all new parts?

So here it is, all of it. How much we spent, on what parts and where to get them. Lets kick this off right away, here's a pricing break down of the parts we used in this new build:   Now, you're probably wondering where we got a lot of those parts for the prices we did.  In short, we found great deals.  To the surprise of many, Amazon now stocks a good amount of automotive parts - including LS goodies. Take a look here at what they have listed already, and feel free to brows around while you're there.   Note...

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How to lap valves

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How to lap valves

If you are rebuilding an engine, lapping the valves is an essential process to making sure your heads and valves have the proper seal.  Here, we'll show you a quick and easy method to get the job done.   All you need is a Valve Lap tool (suction cup on a stick, not a plunger), some lapping compound and a patient ear.

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How much does an Aluminum LS Block weigh?

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How much does an Aluminum LS Block weigh?
Trying to decide between an Aluminum or Iron block for your next LS build? Let us help you do some heavy lifting and break down the exact weight difference of each. Here's the numbers at a glance:

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