How To Keep A Mid-Engined Corvette-Powered Pickup Truck From BLOWING UP (On A Budget)

3 aug 2020
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Today, Jared shows how to keep your junkyard Corvette LS engine from exploding, in 900 easy steps. Also, it's hot. Very hot.
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  • Jared, in the previous Johnny Rev video, didn’t you say those were pusher fans? You mounted them as pullers. Did you reverse them?

    Jonathan LawrenceJonathan Lawrence2 månader sedan
  • Needs waaaaay smaller front wheels, also appears twin turbos could fit down low in that engine compartment

    John DoeJohn Doe4 månader sedan
  • Is the back of the motor inside the trans tunnel? I hope so...

    laplantskilaplantski5 månader sedan
  • Use nylock nuts on everything says the guy with loose nutz...

    laplantskilaplantski5 månader sedan
  • Hey Jared, love this build and you ended up steering me to a part I needed for my swap (the American Autowire bulkhead connector) so thanks for that. I was just curious what transmission is going in this. I think you might have covered it already but I did not have time to go back and watch the video's to figure it out. Thanks.

    Robert CraftRobert Craft6 månader sedan
  • I love the drill sound effect.

    Danimal Juan FeatherDanimal Juan Feather6 månader sedan
  • Excellent video Jared! Especially interesting to note which lines are output and return on the LS engine since it is such a popular beast to to swap. Cannot wait to see you and your wife out and about in your date night supra!

    Shane Black LordShane Black Lord6 månader sedan
  • Somewhere in this video is Jared pleading with Tavarish to install A/C at Site B.

    Kyle CantuKyle Cantu6 månader sedan
  • cheers bro hope you have a great day

    Cnoevo Auto AdventuresCnoevo Auto Adventures6 månader sedan
  • Please add foam tape to the backside of the trans cooler to keep it from rubbing a hole in the radiator. On another note: I'll take that "tiny" p/s cooler.

    STimedic1STimedic16 månader sedan
  • wrench every day trivia: Dwayn the editor is also head of the wrench every day propaganda department.

    Da jakerDa jaker6 månader sedan
  • Curious about the trans cooler. You said nipples never down, but that’s how every GM truck has them mounted.

    Dan & Keira NormanDan & Keira Norman6 månader sedan
    • Most Ford vehicles have them pointing down as well. Including every F350 4x4 commercial truck I've ever worked on.

      dachine86dachine866 månader sedan
  • you can use 48" Stainless Steel Radiator Flexible Coolant Water Hose Kit With Caps Universal

    عبد الجليل الزهيريعبد الجليل الزهيري6 månader sedan
  • Noice!

    Bruce CareyBruce Carey6 månader sedan
  • Jared is like a walking automotive encyclopedia

    360° Speed360° Speed6 månader sedan
  • anyone else see the wetness blob fall down when he was about to put test the ss relays?

    cameron bobakcameron bobak6 månader sedan
  • Given the heat, is the shot at 14:02 editing or tripod/grip melting? :) My money remains on melting :D

    PedalBoxPedalBox6 månader sedan
  • There are so many people who don’t think about their dogs paws I was at a local lake that has a sand beach it was so hot that day the sand felt molten, So I didn’t bring my dog. Anyways this woman was walking down to the water carrying her friends baby and walking her dog across the sand her dog was whining about the heat and fell over crying and she just tried to drag the dog across the sand. I wasn’t there but my family said this and my dad had to go up and carry the dog because of how hot the sand was. Once they got back from the water to their area they didn’t even check on the dogs paws. It sickens me what people make their pets deal with out of stupidity and ignorance my girl has had her paws burned on cooler surfaces than that, and I also see people walking their dog on tarmac on a hot day if you don’t think that’s a problem walk barefoot on tarmac.

    J LundJ Lund6 månader sedan
  • Pyra is so adorable!

    Zaidi ZainalZaidi Zainal6 månader sedan
  • So what was wrong with the 392? Why does every "hot rod" nowadays have to have a ls motor?

    Darren WilliamsDarren Williams6 månader sedan
  • Interesting stuff in the background. The Yugo and NA Miata caught my eye.

    ScottJ175ScottJ1756 månader sedan
  • Шта се дешава са југом у позадини?

    milan jokanovicmilan jokanovic6 månader sedan
  • Jared is the new Ed China.

    Diarmuid DallatDiarmuid Dallat6 månader sedan
  • I live in Georgia as well and the heat's definitely been brutal as of late. Seeing the random bits of sweat on things or dripping from off camera while he's giving updates is too real haha.

    Dyne HammerDyne Hammer6 månader sedan
  • 2:57 Strait up first thought was: “Coochie pads?? What’s he gonna do with that?” Then he said what they were and I was like: ”Oh.”

    Curtis CartéCurtis Carté6 månader sedan
  • Am I the only one who noticed that yugo in the background...

    John CroneJohn Crone6 månader sedan
    • No

      Paul CopelandPaul Copeland6 månader sedan
  • Corvette cornbinder. Hmmmm.

    needlenosekwneedlenosekw6 månader sedan
  • Wherever I go...Yugo!

    Gary GuisteGary Guiste6 månader sedan
  • Is it actually mounted? That thing sits ridiculously low in that engine bay.

    Oklahoma OverlandOklahoma Overland6 månader sedan
  • "Nipples Never down" Somebody put that on a t-shirt please!!

    Nathan FergusonNathan Ferguson6 månader sedan
  • This video has been demonetized due to too much nipples.

    bitgodbitgod6 månader sedan
  • My very detailed logical post seems to have been deleted. Doing so still does not make this truck mid engine.

    Bob RobertsBob Roberts6 månader sedan
  • So happy to see you back at site B I prefer these videos much more!!💙

    smokeydbobsmokeydbob6 månader sedan
  • I own multiple eairly model Chevys, that is fucked up, never mind it's the Chevy love basically a 1970s s10

    Dexter MorganDexter Morgan6 månader sedan
    • Actually an Isuzu.

      Bob RobertsBob Roberts6 månader sedan
  • do radiator cooling fans typically push air out the front grill? I always assumed they'd be in a pull formation rather than push.

    skunchskunch6 månader sedan
    • These fans are setup in pull, they pull the air through the radiator

      Wrench Every DayWrench Every Day6 månader sedan
  • Lol that is not a big nor a beefy trans cooler. So cute!

    BABA6 månader sedan
    • @Bob Roberts I know what I'm looking at there.

      BABA6 månader sedan
    • 4:00 is a transmission cooler and is sized pretty big. 15:50 is a power steering cooler and it is plenty for this application, some just use 3 ft of steel line in a zig zag under the car. .

      Bob RobertsBob Roberts6 månader sedan
  • Just to clarify... "Nipples never down, and when you're horizontal, in is on the bottom..."?

    jason noblejason noble6 månader sedan
    • @Wrench Every Day offering relationship advice now too huh? Nice

      jason noblejason noble6 månader sedan
    • Thats it!

      Wrench Every DayWrench Every Day6 månader sedan
  • @2:00 I don’t know of a world in which the direction certain nipples are pointing isn’t important...

    SamsonianSamsonian6 månader sedan
  • How important is your nipple orientation, really?

    iRdMooseiRdMoose6 månader sedan
  • Hey there! Maybe I missed it, but are you going to add an oil cooler? With the engine nested in there like that, I think it could help a lot.

    Gothicruler666Gothicruler6666 månader sedan
    • You better go and review the video!

      Paul CopelandPaul Copeland6 månader sedan
  • nice, keeping cool

    Marcus SchneiderMarcus Schneider6 månader sedan
  • nipples never down!

    sergio ratzsergio ratz6 månader sedan
  • You should put some old Bentley or Rolls Royce seats in that truck to make it comfy on a long trip.

    kamoboko86kamoboko866 månader sedan
  • Props on the Dunkin' coffee!

    Atony1400Atony14006 månader sedan
  • 👍👍👍👋👋😁

    James WeaverJames Weaver6 månader sedan
  • cute doggie

    Jaheim JamesJaheim James6 månader sedan
  • The missing sign was hilarious! And I love how you crack on Tavarish, I love you both, such a great team! We're doing our first LS build very soon as well, It's awesome seeing this International with an LS I love this project! Being in Florida a little bit South of Tavarish and having no AC I totally understand! Just moved my Mach 1 Turbo project to my buddies shop because he installed air conditioning! Totally worth it in this kind of heat!

    Resurrection MotorsportsResurrection Motorsports6 månader sedan
  • I usually like nipples sticking straight out, far enough you could hang your coat on them...oh, wait, we're talking about transmission coolers...NVM 😁

    xTheRenegade666xxTheRenegade666x6 månader sedan
  • Cooling and Canines, it's gonna be a good day.

    David OsborneDavid Osborne6 månader sedan
  • You need some aircon Johnie reb is coming along well 👍👍😍😍

    David BarnsleyDavid Barnsley6 månader sedan
  • jared, I hope you read this, or anyone from the community.. I just wanna know what causes ac to fail and loose its refrigerant? thank you all

    Vic Anthony LerioratoVic Anthony Leriorato6 månader sedan
    • yup, what usually causes common ACs' "leak" thanks for the reply

      Vic Anthony LerioratoVic Anthony Leriorato6 månader sedan
    • I don't want to get too technical, but highly trained technicians call it a "leak".

      Paul CopelandPaul Copeland6 månader sedan
  • I hope you remembered the steam vent from the top of the engine. It would be sad to put coolant in only to have it puke out there

    Jacob MosesJacob Moses6 månader sedan
  • "Nipples never down" is my motto to live by.

    Aaron MarshAaron Marsh6 månader sedan
  • Im glad you got a chanel

    Salazar JohnsonSalazar Johnson6 månader sedan
  • I haven't seen a Hugo in awhile. Is it getting an LS?? 😂

    Robert WilliamsRobert Williams6 månader sedan
    • @Paul Copeland you got me on spelling... "Yugo" My bad....

      Robert WilliamsRobert Williams6 månader sedan
    • I have never seen a "Hugo".

      Paul CopelandPaul Copeland6 månader sedan
  • Jared is one of the greatest automotive SEworldrs out there 😎🤘 Greets from Finland!

    piuthemagicmanpiuthemagicman6 månader sedan
  • Wrench Every Day + Jared = Instant Like!

    Mauro AlexandroMauro Alexandro6 månader sedan
  • Is that a first gen Probe I see to the left? The white hatchback

    Jeff MargeraJeff Margera6 månader sedan
  • Ummm, That red cable looks really nice. :D

    Planted in PRPlanted in PR6 månader sedan
  • 42 C° bloody hot! Hi from Oz

    damfadddamfadd6 månader sedan
  • Pyra puppy 😍😍😍

    Joshua DeversJoshua Devers6 månader sedan
  • wondered yesterday where you were and what was next

    damfadddamfadd6 månader sedan
  • "Mid engine" I am in complete disappointment, and my night is ruined.

    pp barrypp barry6 månader sedan
    • @John Armstrong Is a 1970 Corvette mid engine? This truck has about the same engine setback. Are you saying that GM is lying when they say that the 2020 is the first production mid engine Corvette? Read my detailed post below. I like the work and vid production however, this isn't by any stretch of the imagination a " mid engine " truck. I've provided a breakdown below however would deffer to a definition by the SAE. This truck has about the same engine set back as a Corvette from the 70's , MG Midget , Triumph Spitfire TR5 , Dodge Viper. This truck is front engine with a bit of setback. I judge it like this, take the wheelbase and find the F to R center point. Then take the F axle center line to the center point you have found and find the center of that then the same for the rear. ( There will now be 3 points along the length of the wheelbase that I'll call 1 , C , 2 . ) FA----1----C----2----RA If the forward most spark plug hole ( or injector if diesel ) is ahead of the front axle, it is a front engine. ( like most any American engine in the front, driving axle in the rear car in the past 70 years ) If the forward most spark plug hole is between the front axle and point 1, it is front engine with setback. ( Like a 70's Corvette ) If the forward most spark plug hole is between 1 and C is it front mid engine. ( Like a Panoz LMP-07 , Indy cars from the 40's / 50's ) If between C and 2 it is rear mid engine ( Like ?? ) If between 2 and RA it is mid engine. ( Like a MR2 , 914 , X19) If behind the rear axle it is rear engine. ( Like a 911 )

      Bob RobertsBob Roberts6 månader sedan
    • Well the engine is mounted behind the front wheels and in front of the rear wheels so #technicallycorrect

      John ArmstrongJohn Armstrong6 månader sedan
  • Good tip about puppers feet.

    Steve GroarkSteve Groark6 månader sedan
  • What an awesome channel, love your work, information and tips , Great stuff Jared .

    Watch This Space Car ChannelWatch This Space Car Channel6 månader sedan
  • I enjoy Dwayne the editor jumping in

    Mercury 02Mercury 026 månader sedan
  • Am I the only one whose brain hurts trying to figure out if the truck is massive or if the motor just sits super far back and super low?

    Chance GoadChance Goad6 månader sedan
    • This truck is a standard full sized truck, replacement engine sits low and pretty far back compared to the stock one. They are calling it mid engine but it isn't.

      Bob RobertsBob Roberts6 månader sedan
  • You keep talking about no air conditioning in the shop with two big ducts visible in the frame? Surely a fan in the area is an A/C technician who can get you fixed up on the cheap.

    Jon WintersJon Winters6 månader sedan
  • AUTOSCIENCE with Professor Pink should get its own spinoff show

    Andrew NelsonAndrew Nelson6 månader sedan
  • 7:16 YUGO❤️

    Toni BiočićToni Biočić6 månader sedan
  • Props for the Jared trivia. What a good guy.

    mixer621mixer6216 månader sedan
  • Can’t get enough Jared. Thanks again! 👍👍😊

    aceadmanaceadman6 månader sedan
  • another good one

    notpurplenotpurple6 månader sedan
  • Please make trivia fact about jared's puppy 🤣🤣🤣

    Arif PrabowoArif Prabowo6 månader sedan
  • Get this man A/C ,somebody get him A/C, and make a video showing the install

    Danies AlexDanies Alex6 månader sedan
  • Next time for the big power upgrade go with an lsa supercharger and port the blower at fasterproms ,im telling you it is going to be worth it

    Danies AlexDanies Alex6 månader sedan
  • I thought the hose game was cooler lol

    Federico LavistaFederico Lavista6 månader sedan
  • Very cool brother

    David CarusoDavid Caruso6 månader sedan
  • Ive had good luck with these relays:

    Michael CrabtreeMichael Crabtree6 månader sedan
  • My LS swapped mustang cobra (rip 4v) its using the aftermarket 4 core radiator for the mustang. We found a dodge caravan hose that worked perfectly.

    Jared WhittJared Whitt6 månader sedan
  • That wrench everyday trivia was unnecessary we all know JARED IS WHOLESOME AND PRECIOUS

    Jakey JuneJakey June6 månader sedan
  • Whats up with the California state flag? Are you an escapee from the land of Commifornia??? Nice work on that mid-engine pick up truck! lol

    mariodesmomariodesmo6 månader sedan
  • Jared for President!!!

    John & Mary StewartJohn & Mary Stewart6 månader sedan
  • Hey Jared, with all the fabrication that you’ve been doing so far, have you been using metric or imperial hardware? I know the truck should be all imperial originally but was curious if you use metric with the things you add.

    Carson GeyeCarson Geye6 månader sedan
  • That was great info with the paws on pavement. You gained 35 cool points

    Gabes Reef TampaGabes Reef Tampa6 månader sedan
  • Exactly if the ground is hot for u. Then dont walk your dog. I see it all the time

    Ray SealRay Seal6 månader sedan
  • Think if the guys who originally designed this truck could jump in time to see this build.

    paulcoincpaulcoinc6 månader sedan
  • The trivia of Jared helping his neighbor, I didn't need to see that. Just looking at the guy, you can tell he's a real good guy.

    Steven VeldkampSteven Veldkamp6 månader sedan
  • Are those blades on the fans reversable because they're set up as front mount pushers

    CAM NEILSENCAM NEILSEN6 månader sedan
    • DC motors are always reversible. BTW, those fans are properly set up to draw through the radiator.

      Paul CopelandPaul Copeland6 månader sedan
  • With all that room above the engine you need to put a Holley high rise intake manifold

    Joshua NicolaiJoshua Nicolai6 månader sedan
    • Why? Do you believe he has too much power? A "high rise" would take care of that.

      Paul CopelandPaul Copeland6 månader sedan
  • Cut-scene of the editor is like seeing the wizard behind the curtain. Not how I imagined they looked.

    Ricky CorpRicky Corp6 månader sedan
    • Ricky Corp Well, at least you got the part right about staying up all night editing hours of footage that come with each episode. I’ve been involved in audio and video production for my all of my career and when Jared and Freddy needed an editor, I offered to help. And I’ll let you in on a another bit of Wrench Every Day trivia: Jared is married to my daughter :)

      Duane HarmsDuane Harms6 månader sedan
    • Duane Harms I pictured a recent film school grad sitting in a dark room lit by black light pounding energy drinks throughout the night while editing the hours of footage these guys probably shoot. That’s not a knock on your editing skills, but just what I must have imagined in the back of my mind during the time lapse shots dubbed with a mix of techno and metal.

      Ricky CorpRicky Corp6 månader sedan
    • Ha! What were you imagining??

      Duane HarmsDuane Harms6 månader sedan
  • Was it hot there in Georgia?

    Dwarfracer88Dwarfracer886 månader sedan
  • Lookin after the puppers 👍

    Chris PofahlChris Pofahl6 månader sedan
  • Hahaha you make me laugh ripping on Tavarish!!! "We're not all Tavarish, we don't all like fire!"

    B VIZZONEB VIZZONE6 månader sedan
  • Come stay in texas for a week in mid August then tell me it Luv u.. no homo.....lmao

    Meows McDermickMeows McDermick6 månader sedan
    • Texas can be a higher temperature but feel less hot when it has lower humidity.

      Emyr DerfelEmyr Derfel6 månader sedan
  • Doing so much work for the COOLING of the car in such a hot day...adding fans to the car but not have one for the shop...NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL PASSION!!!!!

    Zwgrafakhs AndrianosZwgrafakhs Andrianos6 månader sedan
  • @ wrench, The Truck is coming along nicely. Looking forward to the many steps ahead for it.

    T- McWT- McW6 månader sedan
  • love jarred and tav..... but works way better together. please take this as constructive

    Samuel JamesSamuel James6 månader sedan
    • The 500 miles between them make it tricky

      Wrench Every DayWrench Every Day6 månader sedan
  • Nice work!

    bigkev10101bigkev101016 månader sedan
  • Yay Jared and Pyrrah! Love these videos! Hope you had a great time on the Dustball Rally. Can't wait to see Earl Leaker and Johnny Rev in action and I hope Honda Rousey hasn't been forgotten either! Thanks everyone for all the hard work, it is greatly appreciated!

    Kayos501Kayos5016 månader sedan