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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-17-2010, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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opti spark conversiton on a lt1 to a ls1 ignition

so my opti spark took a crap and since my thread got moved becuase i was a dummy and didnt exsplain my self properly. threes a kit out there that i have heard of that u can turn ur opti spark in to a dis ignition. i was wondering if any of u guys have done this conversion before i found it at http://www.delteq.com/ or would it be worth just fixing it the gm way. and just changing the distributor.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-19-2010, 01:31 PM
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Sorry but you still need a opti with a functioning optical part to use the delteg.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-23-2010, 06:48 PM
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Like above, your not going to really get rid of the opti.

Best bet is to get your hands on an accell or msd. Don't buy a generic AutoZone one and the GM ones are expensive enough the accell or msd is a better alternative.

Good Luck!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-26-2010, 10:29 PM
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Check eficonnection.com for parts to convert from optispark to use the LS1 coils. You need add a crank sensor & cam sensor if yours doesn't have one & use the LS1 PCM.


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