430hp Chevy Colorado Turbo LS Swap

This video accompanies my R&T Article http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a27540/regular-car-reviews-ls-powered-chevy-colorado/


-2005 Chevy Colorado fleet vehicle with 186,000 miles
-2006 6.0L GM LS LQ4 V8 with 280,000 miles pulled from a 3500 Chevy Express Van
-JFR Turbo camshaft
-Pac-Valve 1218 valve springs
-Stock intake
-Stock oil pan
-Stock rockers
-Stock lifters
-Stock 4L80-E 4-speed automatic transmission
-Trans-Go HD2 valve body kit
-PTC Performance lockup torque converter
-On3 Performance turbocharger 78mm compressor, 75mm turbine

-Turbo “hot side” built by Cory Johnson
-Turbo “cold side” built by Matt Happel
-VS Racing Air-Air intercooler
-scrap 3-inch piping
Ford Explorer 8.8 rear axle cut to fit with 3.73 gears and Limited-Slip
-Used tires

Power output: 430hp
Total Cost less than $9,000 including the price of the vehicle