CLARIFICATION: Everyone consistently calls a Vortec an LS and that is not accurate! Although Vortec engines are "LS" based they are NOT LS engines IMO. Besides most Vortec's being iron block, as seen above there are some serious size differences and considerations depending on your project. VORTEC ENGINE IN CARS: For the most part, it will be challenging to put a Vortec truck engine into a car. Most cars, even old muscle cars have relatively low hood clearances.
How to clran a car engine. Whether you are prep your car for sale, get it clean prior to mechanical surgery, or merely don't want to cringe when you open the hood, a little DIY cleaning will make a world of difference.