LS oil pan

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  1. aduarte

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    Hi everyone,
    I wanted to inquire on the owners who swapped in LS motors in their builds on the oil pan choice. Did you use an oil pan from a certain model or year vehicle? I am installing a 5.3 from a 2006 Silverado into my 1990 Toyota pickup 2 WD. The oil pan from the Silverado is deep, so I was looking for a shallow GM oil pan if possible.
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  2. Blacklightnin55

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    I'm also doing a LS swap in a 1990 DLX. I'm using a Holley oil pan. It should allow me to mount the engine lower in the frame and provide the necessary clearance for the swaybar.
     
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    Thank you for your response. I did see the Holley oil pan when I looking for oil pan options. I wasn't sure if he pan would clear the front crossmember. Good luck on your build.
     
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    Good luck with yours also. Keep in touch.
     
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    Thanks. I dropped my truck at the shop where the engine swap will be done. As much as I would love to do the swap myself, the neighborhood where I live does not approve of these projects due to HOA rules. I will send you pictures as the work progresses. Take care.
     
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    My engine builder used the Holley pan you mentioned with good results. It cleared the crossmember. I did drill out the side spout on the oil pan to connect my mechanical oil pressure gauge.
     

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