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Re: 84 G20 LS Swap Project
JAGI410 #766454 October 16th 2020 9:21 pm
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Looking for some help. Very new here. I’m trying to do a similar swap. 1986 G30. Had on old 350 and installing a 5.3 ls. I can’t get the dirty dingo brackets to line up with the motor mounts. Seems like the mounts are too far apart. The brackets are about 1 inch too narrow on both sides. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Re: 84 G20 LS Swap Project
JAGI410 #766492 October 17th 2020 8:25 pm
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That's odd. The tabs on the brackets aren't wide enough to connect to the stock motor mounts? I'd contact Dirty Dingo in that case.

Mine fit perfectly, I just ended up mounting the Dirty Dingo brackets to the motor mounts and the towers, then just mounted the towers to the cross member. Made life pretty easy.


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Re: 84 G20 LS Swap Project
JAGI410 #766542 October 19th 2020 11:03 am
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Thanks for the reply. I got it figured out. I didn’t know the passenger side mount tower has another set of holes to move the mount closer

Re: 84 G20 LS Swap Project
JAGI410 #766566 October 19th 2020 8:45 pm
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Glad to hear it. There's a Facebook group "LS Swapped Chevy & GMC G-Series Vans (1971-1996)' that may be able to offer faster response if you get stuck again. Good luck!


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Re: 84 G20 LS Swap Project
JAGI410 #766991 October 29th 2020 8:43 am
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Love to read this thread. Great info.

I have a 1986 GMC Vandura 2500. Stock 305 has been pulled out already.
I can buy a modelyear 1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Wagon with 5.7ltr LT1 engine and 4L60E transmission.
Car is build december 1993.

Car is in good condition.

I would like your opinions of a possible swap for engine including transmission into the GMC
Thanks in advance!

Re: 84 G20 LS Swap Project
JAGI410 #767701 November 20th 2020 9:07 pm
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It'll all bolt in, but wiring will be a decent amount of work.


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