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Old 12-01-2011, 07:59 AM
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1995 S10 P/U Engine Replacement

I currently have a 95 S10 auto p/u with a 4.3 Vortex, oil line broke and it was run dry and seized. I would like to replace the engine but not sure if I am better to see if what I have can be fixed or swap it for another 4.3, my question is, should I stay with the same model truck and year in order to ensure that all wiring and computers match or are the 4.3's interchangeable. I was offered a 1991 4.3 with auto transmission with NO wiring or computer.
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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If your heads are good you could take the 91 engine and strip it down to a short block and then build the long block out of your 95 engine.

I have heard of a few times of the oil cooler lines breaking. Every truck that I have that I use for any recreational use (off roading, trail riding, snow plowing, etc) I always do away with the oil cooler lines. Just install an oil temp gauge and pay attention to it.
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