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LS-190 **V8 engine swap with pics**

 
Old 02-02-2009, 07:40 PM
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SICK!! this is insane!!
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Old 02-23-2009, 10:48 PM
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more info !!! please

are you using the stock springs on the front? and do you by chance have a template or notes on the crossmember?

also why are you changing the rear diff? I thougth the stock diffs were good for 300+ hp?

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Old 02-24-2009, 08:01 PM
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are you using the stock springs on the front? and do you by chance have a template or notes on the crossmember?

also why are you changing the rear diff? I thougth the stock diffs were good for 300+ hp?

stock springs
no notes on the crossmember, just built it as I went along

8.8 diff has lots of locker choices
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Old 02-26-2009, 01:57 PM
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the last few pics dont work ahhhhhhh
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1988 190e 2.3 8v 5spd- manual trans
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$2300 car w/ evo2 kit
$2000 motor/trans/harness/pcm
$2000 cam/upgrades/tuner/torque converter(optional, not need to run)
$1400 wheels/tires
freebie: sweet trans cooler with electric fan
add ~$1000 for misc stuff to get it finished
still going to buy shocks and lightweight seats.

everyone needs a money pit right?

So MUCH money on that....

any updates??
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Old 03-10-2009, 06:06 PM
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190 2.5
Does anyone know how much tq the rear diff can take? The stock evo 2 + could handle 300hp but this beast will output almost 300 ft tq from idle the moment the pedal is mashed.
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Old 03-24-2009, 05:50 PM
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That looks like it is a lot of work, but I always loved my old 190. Always wished it had more power.
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Old 03-26-2009, 09:37 PM
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99' E320 4MATIC ESTATE / 92' 190E 2.6
So I'm on a budget, no one cares about my gauge cluster...so i did some cheesy microsoft paint to a pic of a 190e 2.6 just like mine. You like my new black rims with the silver lip? Just a rattle can of black BBQ paint away baby!
I am almost certain I will here no feedback because I and only I loike this old faded OC pos that just keeps going and going and going
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Old 03-26-2009, 09:39 PM
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I think i'll do the sAME THING TO THE 4MATIC //damned phat fingers...
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:38 PM
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Next Swap Kit

I will be making a Basic V8 swap kit for this car next spring. I have built a kit for and now swapping in an LM7 5.3l V8 into a Porsche 944. The Benz 190 will be fun to do. I just don't like the steering box. I am curious if a front sump oil pan from an LS series would be better for keeping the stock 190 steering set-up.....If you guys don't know, the 4.8, 5.3, and 6.0 ltr motors can be had for nuthing and compare nicely to the all alloy LS motors at @ 1/4th the price. I got a 43K miles complete motor.access. and harness for $600 and parts are dirt cheap, the LS cams, heads, intake swap right over......
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This is an awesome swap. Love the choice with the LS motor, definitely the best v8 for this swap. Keep posting! We need more pics!
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Old 05-01-2009, 12:40 AM
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still no update??

did this swap die??
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:23 PM
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did this swap die??
Nah.
Just in hibernation.

Building other projects....upgrading my trucks stereo.....adding parts to my jet ski....working on other peoples cars.....and last but not least....general laziness

Ordering exhaust tubing....at least thats what I keep telling myself.

Have to send some w124 wagon hubs to south carolina to have them broached for cobra spline to accept outer axle tripods.
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Evo fenders + bumper

Hi, I wished to get the same fenders and bumper. Where did you buy it?
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w201 2.3 - 16V

Where are more updates? Maybe is some news about this project?
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Where are more updates? Maybe is some news about this project?
Must have been a failure....
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Must have been a failure....

Seems that the V8 engine sound was started.
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Old 09-28-2010, 04:24 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3lyl5LSdyo

Seems that the V8 engine sound was started.
JEEE this is amaizing
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Seems that the V8 engine sound was started.
I can start my lawn mower too, but I can't drive it around either
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This is badass!!!
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nice....

man i love this.....i'm new to the site, i hope to swap an ls into my 190. thanks for the inspiration
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Did this ever get finished?
Dude, you gotta get this thing done to shut up all those naysayers. ....
I'm working on one with a ford V8 and 5 speed.

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Anybody...anybody?
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Did this ever get finished?
Dude, you gotta get this thing done to shut up all those naysayers. ....
I'm working on one with a ford V8 and 5 speed.
Hey OneTwentyFour,

Not to derail the thread, but I am planning what almost sounds like the same thing that you are doing with your W201. My plan is a 351W stroked to 427ci and a either a Tremec T-56 Magnum 6-speed or TKO 5-speed. How about yourself, what are you working on dropping in specifically?

Cheers,
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351w to 393 stroker with an R154 supra turbo 5 speed. I'm starting off carrbureted but plan on multi point EFI in THE future for disability and power. I'm shooting for 450 hp. What's your combo? I don't think there's any chance of hi jack. I think the OP hasn't posted in a while. PM me for details.
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