Building an AMC Pacer with a Supercharged LSx V8

1975 AMC Pacer with a Supercharged LSx V8

This 1975 AMC Pacer is receiving a serious power plant upgrade. The owner is installing a 6.0 L L76 V8 with a 1.9 L supercharger off a LSA V8. The LSA V8 makes 556-580 horsepower and 551-556 lb-ft of torque with 200 cc more displacement so you can guess how wild the 3,000 lb car could be with that level of power. Backing the V8 up will be a 6L80E automatic transmission, custom driveshaft, and Ford 8.8-inch rear end. Follow the project’s progress on Pro-Touring.

1975 AMC Pacer with a Supercharged LSx V8

1975 AMC Pacer with a Supercharged LSx V8

Source: Pro-Touring

9 Comments

  1. Timothy Thompson

    I’ve always though that the blister hood scoop from a 1970 Javelin would look good on these cars, and it could provide some room for the blower.

  2. Maggie Randall

    This is actually my build. It’s been slow going but we’re pretty excited about it. I like the idea of the Javelin hood. That may be an option we need to check out. Parts are kinda hard to come by here in Wyoming but we’re making do alright.

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