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Old 02-05-2009, 02:32 AM
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Are you certain you have a Vortec engine? The name Vortec has been used since the 80`s. In 96 GM started using Blocks on the truck line with roller cams, windage trays and the better Vortec heads. Since you say your engine is a 95 then it could be the same engine you have now which is a flat tappet cam, no windage tray and the horrible swirl vane heads. The better Vortec heads have 8 intake bolts in a straight up pattern. The swirl vane heads use the classic 12 bolt pattern. I may have just said all this for nothing but I just wanted to make sure you knew what you had before you jumped in as I`ve seen many be confused by the name Vortec just as well as I`ve seen guys trying to sell "Vortec" heads that are swirl vane heads just because of the name.
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