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Old 03-07-2002, 02:55 AM
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Hey Guys. I've got a Chevy 427 (Gen 6 I think??) tall block crate motor (long block) sitting on the engine stand. It is a new, never started well lubed engine. My '97 GMC 1500 (5sp, 4wd) is nearing the 100,000 mile mark and I am possibly considering this swap if the Vortech 350 takes a dump.

Has anyone done a swap like this?? My main concerns are getting the correct EFI intake and will it bolt to the 5sp. All input is appreciated!

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Old 03-07-2002, 07:43 PM
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not to burst your bubble but almost every vortec 350 ive seen lasts 190k+ miles.

anyway the mounts, bellhousing pattern, and all that are the same. i do know the computer will be different but im not sure if the wiring is(88-95 all engine wiring was the same whether it was v6, 305, 350, 454) but i dont know about the vortec stuff. id seriously fear for the life of the transmission too.
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