2002 Chevy Silverado Engine Swap
Posted 25 March 2011 - 02:22 PM
Posted 25 March 2011 - 02:35 PM
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2011 GMC Sierra SLT Crewcab 6.2L with NHT and 3.73 gears
Denali Grill, 2" RC Leveling kit, Boss MT100 20x8.5 wheels w/ 305/50r20 Cooper Discoverer H/T Plus tires, Blackbear tuned, Extang Full Tilt Bed cover, GMC Bedrug, 15% Tint, and Custom Dynamics light bar.
2007 Sierra 6.0 Vmax crewcab 4x4, 275/55r20's Cooper Zeon LTZ tires, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Denali Grill, Bedrug, Extang Full Tilt Tonneau Cover, Blackbear performance Custom tune
2003 Silverado 5.3L extended cab 4x4, 6" Skyjacker lift, 315/75r16 BFG tires, Goodmark Cowl hood, Billet grill, K&N 77-Series intake, Magnaflow exhaust, Wait4me PCM tune
2001 S10 Crewcab 4.3L 4x4; 3" body lift, 31" BFG K/O tires, Flowmaster 50-series exhaust, K&N 63-series intake, relocated IAT sensor, E-fans, TB Spacer, Jet stage 2 chip with B&M shift improver
Posted 25 March 2011 - 04:32 PM
2in suspension lift and 3in body lift;rims and 35"
cooper atr's; rhino lined bull bar; rhino lined roll bar;
6 offroad lights; cab roof lights; 12k hids w/ 35w ballasts low beams;
black vynil wrapped grill; aftermarket fender flares;
12 in red D ring shackle; steer horns; Kolbolt tool box;
cobra cb radio & antenna; aftermarket bed rails.
soon to be added:
black paint and dent repair;6in rough country suspension kit;
high beam hids; tinted lower marker lights; powdercoated bumpers;
37" cooper stt tires
Posted 26 March 2011 - 07:19 AM
Any parts that are different from one motor to the other can be salvaged from your original motor and swapped over. This mainly applies to using the LS1, the car motors have a different intake manifold, oil pan and windage tray from the trucks (for lower profile to fit under the hood), but the one from a truck motor will swap right over.
The swap is very straight forward, I've done it with two inexperienced helpers (watched more than helped) in less than a day and a half and I've seen it done by an experienced guy in 2 days.
You can get an iron block 6.0L (go only with aluminum heads, if it has iron heads then it will NOT work) for much cheaper than the 5.7 LS1 aluminum block.
WARNING: Above advice is based on actual experience or just plain common sense. In the event said advise is determined to be incorrect you are entitled to a full refund of exactly what you paid for it.
2009 Sierra SLT CCSB 5.3/A6 Z71 4X4 HID | Weathertech | Truxedo Lo Pro QT | Passport 8500 | Underhood Storage | HP Tuners | Sprayed Bed Liner | Window Tint | CK951 wheels w/ Nitto Terra Grapplers | Painted Tailgate handle | Full 2" Altitude Adjustment
2003 Silverado LS ECSB 4.8/A4 2WD SOLD HID low/fog | Gibson Shorty Headers | Corsa Touring | Passport 8500 | Sprayed Liner | Billet Grille | HP Tuners | Eaton LSD | 3.73 Gear Swap | Esky Handles | Electric Fans | Center Console Swap | MTX Audio | Denali Cluster
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