6 Liter LS V8 Powered: 2012 Hyundai Genesis

There is an ancient gearhead proverb that goes something like this; if you are going to drive a Hyundai, it better be powered by a Chevy V8. And wow do we have a treat for the LS-swap lover in the crowd today. This plain looking white Genesis has a fully built V8 and a T-56 magnum manual transmission. Find this 2012 Hyundai Genesis offered for $22,000 in Huntersville, NC via fakemeta smashbook. Tip from Jeff.

From the seller:

2012 Hyundai genesis LS Swap w/LSA Supercharger
Listed 11 weeks ago in Huntersville, NC
How this price compares
Kelley Blue Book® Private Party Value
$13,365 – $15,664
Price range for similar Hyundai Genesis in very good condition · How it’s calculated
About This Vehicle
Driven 36,200 miles
Manual transmission
Exterior color: White · Interior color: Red
Fuel type: Flex
Very good condition
Seller’s Description
LS Swapped w/ LSA supercharger.

610whp on 91 Octane. Tuned for E85 and 91 Octane

$22k FIRM
No trades
“Is this still available” will be ignored

I bought this car stock 2014 with roughly 22,000 miles and it does have a salvage title due to low water intrusion into the cabin, never reached the bottom of the seats. Car was restored and inspected and I drove it as it was for about 2 years before the engine swap.

Having said that, let’s be real….with the amount of work that has been done to this car just about every part of the car car has been gone over, replaced or upgraded including all electrical. So if you’re worried about a flood title, this car is probably not for you.

Car has been swapped since late 2015 at around 31,000 miles and currently is sitting at 36,192. Dynod 610 whp on 91 Octane but is set up for E85 as well (No dyno numbers on E85) Only driven in the summer in North Dakota so not a ton of miles on the swap since summers are super short. All parts were new when installed and have roughly 5,000 miles on them with a forged bottom end. All fluids freshly changed (Engine, trans and diff).

Car is ready to drive and is 99% complete. Only items left to complete is to bring power to the original ECU to have a working tach (if that matters to you) the trigger wheel is machined onto the harmonic balancer, otherwise the Aeroforce gauge shows RPM’s. A/C works but needs the trigger wire connected in the cabin (most likely will be done by the time cars sells). Also including a 2.55 pulley with belt and accessory pulley.

More than 30k invested not including labor and cost of the car. Relatively firm on price but shoot an offer. Worst I can say is no.

High level list of parts that most people care about. Does not include all the little stuff that adds up. Lots of pics available from the build. I’m sure I’m forgetting something so ask if you have questions.


6.0 LQ4 Iron Block – Bored 30 over oil passages enlarged
LS3 Heads
LS3 Coils
LS3 Water pump
LS3 Compressor
LSA Supercharger
BTR Trunion Upgrade
LS2/L76 Throttle Body – Silver blade
Cam 222/234 .629″/.629″ LSA114+3 – 3 bolt cam
LS7 Lifters
LS2 Lifter Guides
PRC .660″ Dual Spring Kit(PAC Springs w/ titanium retainers
Hardened Pushrods .740
LS2 Dampner
LS2 Timing Chain
LS9 Head Gaskets
Weisco Pistons
Callies 6.125 Rods w/ARP 2000 bolts
ARP Head Studs and internal fasteners


Mishimoto Radiator
4″ Aircooler (forgot brand)
Jabsco I/C pump


Walbro 450
Fuel Rail ZR1
Braided Fuel Line
ID 850 Injectors
corvette regulator


4″ Piping to K&N cone


Dynomax Racemufflers
Stainless Headers wrapped with DEI Titanium wrap


Bosch Wideband
Aeroforce Gauge
Dedicated power to fuel pump
LS1B ECU 12589161
Blue/Green Harness
Flex Fuel Sensor


T-56 Magnum
Monster Clutch Stage 3 / flexplate
Wilwood Master Cylinder
Remote bleed
T56 Slave Cylinder
Bell Housing closeouts


BC Racing Coilovers
ISR Rear Upper Arms
ISR Rear Toe Rods
ISR Rear Lower Control Arms
ISR Rear Camber Arms
Driveshaftshop Axle Bar
Subframe Collars including 4th bushing on rear subframe
Tomei 2-way LSD
Whiteline Adjustable Front Swaybar
Whiteline Adjustable Rear Swaybar
ARP Wheel Studs
Stoptech Stainless Brake Lines Front
Stoptech Stainless Brake Lines Rear
Enkei RPF1 18×9.5 5×114.3
Enkei RPF1 18×10.5 5×114.3
Slotted Front Rotor Left
Slotted Front Rotor Right
Slotted Rear Rotor Left
Slotted Rear Rotor Right
Hawk Rear Brake Pads
Hawk Front Brake Pads
Adjustable Rear Swaybar Endlinks
Toyo R888 255/40 R18
Toyo R888 295/35 R18
BC Racing 12k Front Springs
ARP Wheelstuds

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