DROPPING The LS2 Into My 1967 Camaro RS *Successfully This Time*

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I bought a 67 Camaro RS for only $6,500 and I'm taking it to LS Fest East in only 8 days.
Now that the Powerglide transmission and the LS2 from J&J Auto Wrecking is ready to go, we're going to try to install it and get everything else ready to go as well. As always, things don't exactly go according to plan. The LS2 is getting the complete Holley EFI treatment and some BRAND NEW HK Wheels as well.
EVERY PART TO SWAP YOUR 1st Gen F-Body: www.holley.com/products/ls_power/ls_swap_systems/1967-69_gm_f-body_ls_swap_components/
HK Wheels: www.holley.com/search/?q=hk%20wheels
LS Fest East: www.lsfest.com/bowling-green/
MERCH: shopWatchJRGo.com
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Robert Wfetech
Robert Wfetech 2 ամիս առաջ
Would it not have been easier to remove the front clip when doing a build like this ?
Falxie_
Falxie_ 3 ամիս առաջ
O'Reilly is the unofficial sponsor of this video
Acme
Acme 4 ամիս առաջ
Sorry, sorry, sorry... Did you just say NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS for a radiator? Thats twice as much as a Cold-Case. Dear lord.
Hingle McCringleberry
Hingle McCringleberry 4 ամիս առաջ
Not sure it matters but if you run gto ls2 or fbody ls1 accessories you wont have to have the alternator up top like that and can run factory length belt aswell. I switched to a 4 pin alternator from an fbody instead of the 2 pin gto alternator but if you were to use the gto alt you will have to notch the subframe slightly. Overall it just looks a lot cleaner. Blue_collar_bastard_222 is my IG if you wanna see what I’m talking about
Ted Striker
Ted Striker 4 ամիս առաջ
You know, the advantages of putting in a LS2, from what I can determine, are not worth all the hassle you're going through. I would have just put in a short block chevy, 327 or 350. And those have the option of a throttle body if you want to be rid of carbs. Then it would have fit like a glove. They have plenty of power and torque. So what is the advantage of the LS2?
K Law
K Law 4 ամիս առաջ
Gee...maybe it seems like you shouldn't rush this stuff just to try to get to ls fest 🤔. Sitting here like..why am I watching this guy complain about not getting all the exact parts in time to rush hack job this poor Camaro. ✌
BIGRED SUPERDUTY
BIGRED SUPERDUTY 4 ամիս առաջ
Did you ever sell that monster truck ?
Kellys Peppers
Kellys Peppers 4 ամիս առաջ
You guys need a big countdown clock on the wall, to remind you how short time is. :)
Darren Mahabir
Darren Mahabir 4 ամիս առաջ
Bloody generator eye soreeeee!!!!.
ragnarocking
ragnarocking 4 ամիս առաջ
01:54 - Ahhh... reminds me of teenage years 😂
Alan Woodhouse
Alan Woodhouse 4 ամիս առաջ
Is anybody else nervous about all the handling of nuts and bolts above the open intake ports?
Dave Lively
Dave Lively 4 ամիս առաջ
I'd suggest you buy a lift, but you might need two of them and a slightly higher ceiling. Great build.
Jeff Barrett
Jeff Barrett 4 ամիս առաջ
Hello! Kind of off topic here but should I go ahead and delete my Ruin’d World AM-posts subscription?
Grant -
Grant - 4 ամիս առաջ
CadillacBlunt
CadillacBlunt 4 ամիս առաջ
Typical change out mechanic no problem solving or fabrication ability if I can not buy it I can not do it
CadillacBlunt
CadillacBlunt 4 ամիս առաջ
Maybe you should learn how to weld..... Problem solved
Robert Beirne
Robert Beirne 4 ամիս առաջ
Advise from Road Kill, have you seen the show?
D4
D4 4 ամիս առաջ
Bit mad max the road warrior rough and ready 👍😆
Jeremy Hale
Jeremy Hale 4 ամիս առաջ
www.brphotrods.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwqML6BRAHEiwAdquMnb0grkG7rnwwl-8OQIdaauPnFBKVoAkgMGl9egr2PR4A3kDDSV6zWhoCWOUQAvD_BwE You get everything you need and know they all work together.... Always run into issues trying to use different companies headers, mounts, etc.. Together..
Simon
Simon 4 ամիս առաջ
Will the rolls ever be fixed?
Bob Smith
Bob Smith 4 ամիս առաջ
If I haven't done it yet, this is me popping up to say thank you for your service. Thanks.
Bob Smith
Bob Smith 4 ամիս առաջ
If I haven't done it yet, this is me popping up to say thank you for your service. Thanks.
Perry Twisdale
Perry Twisdale 4 ամիս առաջ
I love the shot of Josh sitting in the chair in the back with this look on his face going "Why am I doing this, again? Turn the camera off and go home!" lol
Perry Twisdale
Perry Twisdale 4 ամիս առաջ
Bet if you rebuilt the original motor it would have only had to go back in one time.... ;-)
Bill Gardner
Bill Gardner 4 ամիս առաջ
Have you considered moving next to Oreilly?
Joshua Nicolai
Joshua Nicolai 4 ամիս առաջ
If you give a JRGO a 67 camaro he'll want a ls2 to go with it, if you give him a ls2 he'll want a rebuilt power glide to go with it, if you give him a rebuilt power glide he'll want new everything to go along with it.
Chris Daniels
Chris Daniels 4 ամիս առաջ
You guys are awesome at what you do!! Love the content.
XtakingsniperX
XtakingsniperX 4 ամիս առաջ
lets gooo i can’t wait for the next vid of it starting up
King I am Kiko
King I am Kiko 4 ամիս առաջ
Yeah and the coil. But it's minor compared to the computer systems of today's modern vehicles
King I am Kiko
King I am Kiko 4 ամիս առաջ
The threat of an EMP has me wanting to go mechanical pre 1974 only thing you got to put in a faraday bag to protect is a new voltage regulator and distributor points system. That way when that new LS motor goes bust because of the computer intricates. I'll be up and running in an hour and a half or sooner
John Nix
John Nix 4 ամիս առաջ
Should have switched it to a stick shift.
Randy Darcey
Randy Darcey 4 ամիս առաջ
Holley mounts would of been butter...
John F
John F 4 ամիս առաջ
Please for the love of God, buy a tripod or get a stabilized camera!
Joseph D'Angelo
Joseph D'Angelo 4 ամիս առաջ
I thought this was supposed to be a plug-and-play installation wrong again I thought by just looking at what you had your motor was too far back to start out with I was right I never had this much problem putting V8 motors in Vegas I mean hell motion Chevrolet even makes a pro big block Vega of course they're professionals we were shade-tree mechanics doing it and never had a problem no been bodies no nothing just the right stuff. I'm feeling very sad for you brother remember only believe half of what you see and none of what you hear cuz it's probably BS. That sucks this always happens when you're trying to get to an event such as LS Fest I hope it happens guys just hang in there.
Joseph D'Angelo
Joseph D'Angelo 4 ամիս առաջ
Got to say I love Hooker Headers back in the day we didn't buy them because we thought they were a little bit too thin but they're probably okay now but I did know of a company that made specialty headers I don't know if they're still in business they are called Herbert Meeks back in the day they built some really good stuff for V8 Vegas which I built a few of when I was just out of high school also I'm pretty sure they did a lot of pinto projects to. Don't want to get off course it was just to mention that their specialty headers were spot on when it came to throwing a V8 in a small spot which is not really what you're doing because it had a V8 in it but who knows they may have made a better header. Any how guys I am loving these videos that is for sure keep up the great work. Stay safe stay well and as always God bless
james robinson
james robinson 4 ամիս առաջ
3:00 and we have commercials? Sorry bro, thumbs down and unsubbed. Who do you think you are exactly?
El Micha
El Micha 4 ամիս առաջ
"it is Turnkey…" - famous last words …
John Hasler
John Hasler 4 ամիս առաջ
What happened to the R8
82 Porsche 911 SC
82 Porsche 911 SC 4 ամիս առաջ
so much better when you aren't holding the camera in your other hand
Colin Goldthorpe
Colin Goldthorpe 4 ամիս առաջ
At least josh graduated to full toe covering shoes this episode 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️ 🤣🤣🤣🤣
Dave Clark Jr.
Dave Clark Jr. 4 ամիս առաջ
will the alternator be in the way when the hood goes on? It looks like it sits high on the engine?
Stanley Troski
Stanley Troski 4 ամիս առաջ
I just can’t watch these guys.
Glass Vial
Glass Vial 4 ամիս առաջ
The Camaro gods are mad at you for swapping that numbers-matching powertrain. 😉
doylerhill
doylerhill 4 ամիս առաջ
I don’t know why you wouldn’t strip and repair/prime the body before putting engine in, but probably a reason I don’t understand
john bernier
john bernier 4 ամիս առաջ
you could have the motor closer to the rad
john bernier
john bernier 4 ամիս առաջ
AH come ON MAN make your own MOTOR MOUNT take a piece of L angle make it as long as you need it this is a custom job
Mojo Filter
Mojo Filter 4 ամիս առաջ
Enjoying the series. Why not make a parts list so you aren’t running to O’Reilly’s every 15 min?
ultraviolet tp
ultraviolet tp 4 ամիս առաջ
Why is JRCAMO whining? He didn't figure a worthwhile time schedule to turn a turd camaro into a decent one. Didn't this happen with the Rolls? Why is it he continues to underwhelm on these projects yet he'll spend so much time on a Volvo? I'm glad he experienced the karma payback of failure on this project. You are worried about how clean the headers are when the rest of the crapmaro looks like that?
Werewolf486
Werewolf486 4 ամիս առաջ
I'm hearing an awful lot of whining.
Matthew Root
Matthew Root 4 ամիս առաջ
Over $900 for a radiator. That's insane. Should have been able to have 2.5 custom made at least in a shop in your area for that price. I get wanting to go to the fest,but that much money and then not doing everything right like clean and paint the engine bay doesn't seem worth it.
Darrin
Darrin 4 ամիս առաջ
JR needs a face mask upgrade. Looks like it was made out of a sock.
Michael Wallace
Michael Wallace 4 ամիս առաջ
Jr go put the camera on the work and try talking off camera
fenestrationpro
fenestrationpro 4 ամիս առաջ
Josh needs a lift in his garage
M Modtomic
M Modtomic 4 ամիս առաջ
Awwww...that's nuthin'! I changed the water pump on my 5.7 Grand Cherokee...and it only took 3 days! :)
Steve Whyte
Steve Whyte 4 ամիս առաջ
you are either bragging or whining. heavy on the whining !
Brian Selt
Brian Selt 4 ամիս առաջ
I’m thinking about a WatchJRGo drinking game....every time you say “So”...I take a drink.
BLK Bandit
BLK Bandit 4 ամիս առաջ
Why didn't you guys just fix the rear end in the Rolls and take that to LS fest? Seems rather expensive to LS swap another car when the rolls isn't even finished. Everyone has an ls swapped first gen camaro but how many people have an LS swapped Rolls Royce?
Stephen Gordon
Stephen Gordon 4 ամիս առաջ
Almost there !
Nico Toscani
Nico Toscani 4 ամիս առաջ
What’s the deal with that arcade cabinet?
saberasharif
saberasharif 4 ամիս առաջ
JR I'm sure you've planned this in but will you be painting the engine bay?
JD Enke
JD Enke 4 ամիս առաջ
i would have found a manual trans.
George Adams
George Adams 4 ամիս առաջ
Much Excite!!
Shepherd Thorpe
Shepherd Thorpe 4 ամիս առաջ
This project is flying!
Brooke Fraser
Brooke Fraser 4 ամիս առաջ
Why didn’t you get the Holley motor mounts?
spuwho
spuwho 4 ամիս առաջ
It's especially hard to be in a hurry with a 67, hence waiting on parts and shipping and lots of overnights.
DaddytechEnt
DaddytechEnt 4 ամիս առաջ
*Beach Bend Next weekend dude better get to stepping if you're gonna make it. assuming you're driving here for it? or are you going to not risk it and just trailer the thing? you don't have a good pulling rig so i'm assuming you'll be driving it*
Paul Bahre AKA Crash
Paul Bahre AKA Crash 4 ամիս առաջ
2 things: 1. O'Reilly's needs to sponsor you because you spend mad money with them and are in there every 10 minutes. 2. O'Reilly's needs to have the parts delivery guy delivering parts just like they would with any professional shop.
SIXPACFISH
SIXPACFISH 4 ամիս առաջ
There is this thing called a "welder"! That you can use to "weld" different sized pieces of steel together. You can use this strange tool to fabricate new mounting towers into any shape you need. Too bad you didn't know about this new fangled machine in time, or you could have been done with your engine mounting by now.
Nick Blunt
Nick Blunt 4 ամիս առաջ
Next time- just do what Roadkill did and put the car together in OReilly’s parking lot
Charles Henshaw
Charles Henshaw 4 ամիս առաջ
I really like this build. That said, I sure hope it's NOT a failure like the Rolls Smoke. Speaking of the Rolls, wouldn't it have been easier to put a rearend in the Rolls and use it for what you built it for instead of building another burnout car???? Just asking because inquiring minds want to know. Cheers
daddynichol52
daddynichol52 4 ամիս առաջ
Todays Lesson: Never take on a massive project with a ridiculous deadline. 😉
Matt's Garage
Matt's Garage 4 ամիս առաջ
Looking good John!👍
Ramblings Of Nothing
Ramblings Of Nothing 4 ամիս առաջ
O’Reilly Auto Parts for the win!!! 👍👍👍
Richard Clark
Richard Clark 4 ամիս առաջ
Nice to see a build where you show how much is involved in a swap like this. They don't just drop in. But you guys are doing your usual great job. You'll get there even if you finish it at LS fest's lot.
DJStrikeItUp
DJStrikeItUp 4 ամիս առաջ
Roadkill sucks, there I said it. I dont know why people love that show, its a joke! And JR proved it. JR, stop listening to anything those 2 clowns say.
Martin Larsen
Martin Larsen 4 ամիս առաջ
Watchmyhairgo!
Aj Richards
Aj Richards 4 ամիս առաջ
Welcome to car building.
Jeffrey Adams
Jeffrey Adams 4 ամիս առաջ
i have a ebay knock off radiator and fans in m buick 220 buck lol.
Mitchell Edwards
Mitchell Edwards 4 ամիս առաջ
That extractor sounded like me with a Slurpee.
GUILLERMO N
GUILLERMO N 4 ամիս առաջ
where is Amber
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where is Amber
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GUILLERMO N 4 ամիս առաջ
where is Amber
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where is Amber
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where is Amber
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where is Amber
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where is Amber
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where is Amber
Daniel McKenzie
Daniel McKenzie 4 ամիս առաջ
oreilie's people make the store great best people here in Lincoln Park, Michigan
Daniel McKenzie
Daniel McKenzie 4 ամիս առաջ
Oreilles near me is awesome the guys at my store give me the same price as they do for the repair shops. I want an oreilies flag for my garage!
mofosoto
mofosoto 4 ամիս առաջ
WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD, JACKASS!!!!!
Daniel McKenzie
Daniel McKenzie 4 ամիս առաջ
i was ready to cry then you blowing the pipes made me piss my pants, so funny
Daniel McKenzie
Daniel McKenzie 4 ամիս առաջ
I was born in Saginaw, Michigan, my grandfather worked for Saginaw Steering Gear, he was a millwright. He defended my dignity when my dad called me a retard and said this the kid you should be inspiring because I see nothing but greatness. That was the words that kept me going thru the worst of times,
Elwood Williams
Elwood Williams 4 ամիս առաջ
Holley makes some adjustable engine mounts that allow you to slide engine up or back 2". You need those. Your engine is too close to firewall.
Jason Brown
Jason Brown 4 ամիս առաջ
We can tell this video upset you a bit never seen you stressed before not even on the rolls royce
Cory Miller
Cory Miller 4 ամիս առաջ
Why has O’reilly’s never sponsored any of your videos? They get mentioned all the time.
Jennae Mullins
Jennae Mullins 4 ամիս առաջ
Whats the Rush in getting it done?? Guess JR friend is manning the camera.
Chad Smith
Chad Smith 4 ամիս առաջ
"Rear end magic" has a completely different meaning when you reach a certain age.
Diego Soto
Diego Soto 4 ամիս առաջ
“i threw it on the ground” brought back a long lost memory
Rickey Compton
Rickey Compton 4 ամիս առաջ
Will the alternator clear the hood?
Dave the Pear
Dave the Pear 4 ամիս առաջ
"threw it on the ground!" heh yes!
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