LS3 ENGINE COOLANT FLOW DIAGRAM
Coolant Flow Direction - LS1
The classic small-block Chevy V8 located the thermostat on the "outlet" side of the motor, in the intake manifold. When cold, the thermostat was closed, and this prevented flow of coolant to the radiator. When the engine warmed up, the thermostat opened and coolant was allowed to flow to the radiator and back to the engine.
Which way does the coolant flow on an LS motor? - Gen III
LSx engine have traditional coolant flow, block first, then the heads, and out. The LSx has both the in and out ports in the block, in is low (rectangular port) , out is top (round port), each bank of the engine is separate, merging/diverting in the water pump! GM LSx coolant flow path; Hope that helps, Paul. Edited July 30, 2009 by BRAAP Typos
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So if you look at the diagram above, #6 shows this circuit. This explains why the LS1 thermostat has 2 plates and costs $30+ vs an old SBC Tstat that can the coolant flow continues to circulate threw the bypass circuit so that the pump This is because the bigger the temp difference between the hot engine water and the radiator or
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Coolant Flow Direction - Page 2 - LS1
Coolant Flow Direction. This is a discussion on Coolant Flow Direction within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Hate being wrong, but I was. Here is actual proof on the direction of flow. I replaced the water pump