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Vortech heads on a 1st Gen 4.3?

Old 05-01-2011, 11:59 AM
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What's involved? I've been told that the heads can be picked up cheap at the bone yard and will add 40 horse. true? electronics the same or different? Would like to give it a shot if it's not too involved.
Old 05-01-2011, 12:35 PM
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im pretty sure the heads are direct bolt on but your gen 1 intake wont work with the vortec heads but i think edlebrock makes a intake you can slap a carb on that will match the heads
Old 05-10-2011, 07:51 PM
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^^ what he said. and that intake is 300 bucks. If i were you,id go to a pull a part and get a WHOLE 5.7 350 in the same year as yours for 300 bucks,and do a v8 swap. if you have a 2wd,its easy as cake. wirings the same,trans mounts up. you just need swap mounts and efans.
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