How to upgrade the air intake in a Chevy Silverado?
Click for more details. Upgrade the performance and look of your Silverado with the Chevrolet Performance 5.3L Cold- Air Intake System. This system reduces air intake restriction by up to 13 percent and looks great under the hood.
Can a Vortec engine fit in a LS car?
Although Vortec engines are “LS” based they are NOT LS engines IMO. You can gain an inch or two by removing the plastic engine cover and cutting some of the plastic tabs on top of the Vortec intake manifold. This may be all you need for clearance and a Vortec will fit in your car.
Can a LSX engine be swapped for a 5.3 engine?
LS swaps can get pretty pricey, but we found an article written by MeanYellowZ on LS1tech, that tells you how to do a LSx swap for cheap. The engines that the author refers to in his article are the 4.8, 5.3, 5.7 and 6.0 engines because they share the same platform and most parts with the actual 5.7 aluminum LS1 engines.
What are the main caps on a Vortec?
The vortec still had the small main caps inside a steal pan. The LS has a redesigned lower end simular to a diesel engine, in that the crank is completely encased. The main caps are the width of the block and have an additional bolt running in each side.
What kind of intake manifold does Chevy Vortec use?
Only 3 left in stock – order soon. . . . New 4.3L, 262 CID 4 barrel Vortec Marine Intake Manifold Assembly. Replaces Mercruiser 824330T1, Volvo Penta 3855806
Can a Vortec be swapped for a TBI?
TBI to Vortec Swap! I have a 95′ K1500 (tbi 5.7) with no motor or trans. I also have a 1999 Vortec 5.7 motor and tranny out of the same truck just different years. whats the easiest way to put the vortec into the tbi truck?
When did GM change engine from 4.3 to 5.7?
It was painful enough just trying to switch engines within the same year by going to a 5.7 from a 4.3. In 1995 GM began to change things dramatically. In my case, the 4.3 and the 7.4 manual transmission trucks have the new style computer. The V-8’s have the 1994 version of the computer.
Do you need a new fuel pump for a Vortec?
You will need a new Vortec fuel pump. Make sure it is Delphi or Delco. Don’t go cheap. If you’re fortunate enough to be able to swap by just installing a new computer, first go buy a lottery ticket. Then in preparation for making the switch, buy brand new sensors.