LS Engine Swaps

An LS engine swap, replacing the existing engine with an LS or LT series engine from General Motors, offers enthusiasts a renowned upgrade known for high performance and reliability. It's a popular choice across various vehicles, including sports cars, classic cars, trucks, and non-GM models, enhancing power, efficiency, and driving experience.

Transform Your Ride with Unmatched Power and Performance

For Velocity Motorworks, offering LS engine swaps is not just a service; it’s a transformation of your vehicle into a masterpiece of power, reliability, and unmatched performance. Our expert team specializes in seamlessly integrating the iconic LS series engines into a wide array of vehicles, including BMW, Jeep, Ford, and classic GM cars or trucks, transcending their original capabilities.

What’s included in a LS Swap?

Typically, an LS swap is the drive train and supporting accessories for the engine. Engine, transmission, alternator.  On average it’s a 100 hours of labor to swap out the drivetrain. 

Why Swap An LS Engine Into Your Ride?

The LS series engines are renowned for their remarkable performance, reliability, and versatility. An LS engine swap is the ultimate upgrade for any car enthusiast looking to enhance their vehicle’s power, efficiency, and overall driving experience. With a proven track record of success in a wide range of vehicles, from muscle cars to trucks and even unconventional swaps, the LS engine is a powerhouse of possibilities.

Custom Solutions for Every Project

At Velocity Motorworks, we understand that every vehicle and owner is unique. That’s why we offer customized LS swap solutions tailored to meet your specific goals and needs. Our engineering prowess allows us to customize each swap to fit the specific needs and goals of your vehicle, ensuring a perfect blend of power, performance, and aesthetics. From custom fabrication to precise tuning, we handle every aspect of the swap with close attention to detail.

A Wide Spectrum of Applications

  • Classic GM: Return your classic GM car or truck to its glory days or surpass them with the modern performance and efficiency of an LS engine.
  • Late Model GM: Upgrade your Car or Truck to a better / bigger LS or LT engine.
  • BMW: Experience the thrill of German engineering fused with American muscle. An LS swap into your BMW transforms it into a stealthy, high-performance machine that’s as exciting to drive as it is unexpected.
  • Jeep: Elevate your off-road adventures with the torque and reliability of an LS engine, making your Jeep unstoppable on any terrain.
  • Ford: Inject classic and modern Fords with the heart of an LS, combining iconic designs with strong performance for a truly exhilarating ride.

What Our LS Swap Includes

  • Consultation and Planning: Every project begins with a detailed consultation to understand your objectives, preferences, and budget. We’ll guide you through the options and create a plan that aligns with your goals.
  • Sourcing and Preparation: We source the highest quality LS engines and compatible components, ensuring everything is prepared to meet our rigorous standards.
  • Expert Installation: Our technicians, with years of experience in engine swaps and modifications, meticulously install your new LS engine, paying close attention to every detail to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Testing and Tuning: After installation, we thoroughly test and tune your vehicle to fine-tune its performance, ensuring everything operates seamlessly and exceeds your expectations.
  • Support and Maintenance: Our commitment to you doesn’t end when you drive off. We provide comprehensive aftercare support and maintenance services to keep your vehicle performing at its best.

Other Things to Think About

  • Axles and Drivetrain: Putting in a stronger engine requires thought and directed effort.  Your drivetrain most likely will need to be upgraded.
  • Cooling System & Heat Shielding: A V8 creates more heat and that needs to be properly configured
  • Holley Terminator EFI and Control Systems: Upgrade your car or truck to a better fuel injection and engine monitoring system.
  • Vintage Air Conditioning & Other system upgrades: Ask us about what else we would recommend.

A Wide Spectrum of Applications

Our technicians are highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of LS swaps and automotive performance enhancements.

We use only the highest quality parts and materials, ensuring your vehicle not only performs well but lasts.

Customer Service
At Velocity Motorworks, your satisfaction is our top priority. We’re dedicated to transparent communication and personalized service every step of the way.

We’re not just mechanics; we’re car enthusiasts. We share your passion for performance and excellence, and we put that passion into every project we undertake.

Get Started on Your LS Swap Today!

Ready to transform your vehicle with an LS engine swap? Contact Velocity Motorworks, Raleigh’s premier auto repair shop, and let’s turn your dream ride into reality. Visit us or call to schedule a consultation and discover why we’re the best choice for your next project.

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