Hooker BlackHeart LS and LT Engine Mounting Brackets - Engine Builder Magazine

Hooker BlackHeart LS and LT Engine Mounting Brackets

Hooker BlackHeart application-specific LS/LT swap engine mounting brackets for 1988-1998 GM C1500/K1500 (2WD and 4WD 1/2-ton Truck) eliminate the installation guesswork and compatibility uncertainty that comes with using universal swap plate mounting methods.

These mounting brackets are available with forward-bias, rearward-bias, or dual engine mounting positions that optimize powertrain placement based on user-selected transmission, transfer case and driveshaft compatibility/retention priorities. The factory transmission crossmember is re-used with these mounting brackets (cost savings since driveshafts and crossmember are re-used). 

Factory LS Vortec exhaust manifolds can be used along with the engine mounting brackets and are required to support a street-legal engine change (with catalytic converters). Off-road racing applications can use Hooker BlackHeart BH13266 LS Swap Headers or BH 13272 LT Swap Headers. Mounts feature a black powder-coated finish and include (2) engine mounting brackets, attaching hardware and instructions.

LS SWAP BHS554 – Hooker BlackHeart Premium LS/LT Swap Mount Brackets, Rear Bias Position, 1988-1998 GM GMT400 BHS564 – Hooker BlackHeart Premium LS/LT Swap Mount Brackets, Forward Bias Position, 1988-1998 GM GMT400 BHS552 – Hooker BlackHeart Standard LS Swap Mounting Brackets, Dual Mounting Position, 1988-1998 GM GMT400 
LT SWAP BHS554 – Hooker BlackHeart Premium LS/LT Swap Mount Brackets, Rear Bias Position, 1988-1998 GM GMT400 BHS564 – Hooker BlackHeart Premium LS/LT Swap Mount Brackets, Forward Bias Position, 1988-1998 GM GMT400 BHS553 – Hooker BlackHeart Standard LT Swap Mount Brackets, Dual Mounting Position, 1988-1998 GM GMT400

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