1977 Toyota Hilux With Turbocharged LS1 V8 Swap Is Kind Of Crazy, Kind Of Awesome

Today, we have another dose of LS swap for you. This is a 1977 Toyota Hilux, except, there is not a Toyota powertrain under the hood. Not at all.

Instead, the Craigslist ad for the truck states a 5.3-liter LS1 V8 engine has been dropped in with a turbocharger for good measure. The LS1 was the first of the “LS” designation engines, which arrived in 1997 with the C5 Corvette.

In addition to the GM parts bin items, the Hilux is also riding on a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria’s suspension system with disc brakes at each wheel. The seller states the truck is very clean and that it’s also “fast as shit.”

Unfortunately, we don’t know what kind of power it’s producing, thanks to the long-standing tradition of crafting ambiguous advertisements on Craigslist. But, if you’re in the Atlanta, Georgia area, $10,000 takes this crazy machine.

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