So what happens if you go to the wrecking yard and find that dream aluminum 5.3 L33 or LH6 engine and then you put it into your ride only to find it has low oil pressure? I mean all these junkyard engines are perfect aren’t they? Well, you’d think so from all the stories we all hear and tell. But sometimes there is an issue and that’s just part of the deal. So what does Richard Holdener do when this junkyard score LH6 ends up having low oil pressure when he bolts it to the dyno at Westech?
WHAT IS THE BEST JUNKYARD LS MOTOR? WHAT JUNKYARD LS MOTOR CAN MAKE THE MOST POWER? HOW CAN I FIND AN ALUMINUM 5.3L LS? DOES EVERY JUNKYARD LS WORK WELL? HOW SHOULD YOU CHECK A JUNKYARD LS MOTOR? IS AN LH6 A GOOD JUNKYARD LS FOR A PROJECT? CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO WHERE I SNAGGED AN LH6 ALUMINUM 5.3L AT THE LOCAL WRECKING YARD. I RUSHED IT TO WESTECH AND INSTALLED IT ON THE DYNO, ONLY TO FIND IT HAD LOW OIL PRESSURE. CHECK OUT THE TEARDOWN AND DISCOVERY OF WHAT WAS INSIDE AND WHAT I PLAN TO DO WITH IT NOW TO MAKE IT EVEN BETTER AND STRONGER.