Porsche 911 porsche 914 ls1 corvette v8 engine swap. Just look what happened when porsche decided toshock horrorinstall a radiator in the 996 chassis 911. Evidently so does the owner of this black 911 who removed the 325hp flat six from his porsche to replace it with that of a modified ls7 sourced from a corvette z06. 10 results for porsche 911 swap save porsche 911 swap to get e mail alerts and updates on your ebay feed. Porsche 911 with a corvette engine is a recipe for insanity ls1 power mounted square in the tail.
This 911 carrera will be gifted with a 2007 chevrolet corvette ls2 motor with the v8 having served its previous host for around 50000 miles. I had never attempted such a massive project before and i was totally clueless. A corvette engine in a porsche 914. I weighed the 1980 911 30 sc engine and 2000 gm ls1 corvette engine and this is what i found out.
Porsche fans are notorious purists when it comes to the all sacred 911. While there have been numerous v8 variants packed into the mid engine cavity of a 914 porsche even made two of them at the factory early on this is the first time for a corvette ls1 motor. So yes this neunelfer is in for a 400 hp trip. Before swapping it he added a few more speed parts and the ls7 911 is now reportedly packing 650 horsepower.
Its been four months almost to the day since i announced that i was swapping a chevrolet ls v8 into my 1999 porsche 911. Factor in the weight of the oil in the 10 quart oil tank mounted at the rear of the vehicle needed to support the 30 engine then your engine plus oil tank weight jumps up to 490.