The following videos are all produced by V8 depicting cars and trucks featuring LS and LT style engines, as installed by the V8 Speed and Resto Shop.

Pro-Touring 1969 Camaro Supercharged LT4 Swap Install Video V8TV PART 1 V8 Speed & Resto Shop

Pro-Touring 1969 Camaro Supercharged LT4 Swap Install Video V8TV PART 1 V8 Speed & Resto Shop

V8 Speed & Resto Shop – (314) 893-8325 – – This beautiful silver 1969
Camaro Pro-Touring car is no stranger to the V8 speed and Resto shop. The first time it visited, we disassembled the car and installed Detroit Speed mini tubs, a rear QUADRALink suspension system with a Currie 9 + rear axle, and then a Detroit Speed subframe and suspension system up front.

00:00 Introduction to 1969 Camaro LT4 install
00:17 Detroit Speed suspension install revisit
01:10 Swapping Big Block Chevy for supercharged LT4
02:02 Project Mission
02:33 What is in LT4?
02:51 What is a Dry Sump oil system?


We upsized the wheels with some Forgeline rollers wrapped in Toyo Tires, and added oversized Baer brakes actuated by a HydraTech hydraulic brake assist unit. The car drove and handled very well, but the owner wasn’t happy with the aggressive manners of the 540. It was a great street / strip racing engine, but it wasn’t happy doing casual weekend rides and city driving.

He sent us the car with a new mission, keep the power but add some refinement. Make it a little more reliable and less angry without decreasing performance. This was a tall order, but modern technology provided the solution, a Chevrolet LT4 Supercharged V8 engine. Follow along as we install the 700 plus horsepower engine, high-pressure fuel system, dry sump oil system, methanol injection, a C&R cooling system, and all the electronics to make it run. It uses a Centerforce DYAD Clutch and a Tremec 6-Speed manual transmission.

The V8 Speed & Resto Shop is a full-service classic car and muscle car restoration service ready to perform everything from simple maintenance on vintage cars to full frame off restorations and modifications. Whether you are seeking a stock restoration, a pro-touring muscle car, or a custom restomod, the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, IL, can help. Contact us today to put the V8 crew to work for you. Transport services are available.

V8 Speed & Resto Shop
817 S. Main Street
Red Bud, IL 62278

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C&R Radiator
Ultimate Headers
Nitrous Express Methanol Injection
Dirty Dingo motor mounts
V8 Speed & Resto Shop firewall and dry sump oil system fabrication
Gm Performance LT4 Connect & Cruise engine
Centerforce Clutch
Mittler Brothers Bead Roller & Fabrication Tools
HTP Welders
Detroit Speed Suspension
Forgeline Wheels
Toyo Tires
Baer Brakes
Hydratech Booster

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V8 Forum Build Thread with photos and details:

Suspension Install Video:

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