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Old 10-09-2012, 11:51 AM
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engine an tranny swap

i have a 95 k2500 with 454 tbi an 4l80e i want to swap to a caburated 98 454 vortec with a nv4500 does anyone have any opions or helpful hints in the swap that might save money an time

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Old 10-09-2012, 01:27 PM
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What's the reason for the swap?
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Well I guess its just that I really want a standard an I always loved the power u can get from a carb engine an im tired of having electrical problems with sensors an stuff
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Were you aware that you can bolt a Q-jet on in place of the TBI and replace the dist with an HEI ? Half of your work is done right there.
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i heared something like that but the vortec 454 has more low end torqe an i can build it they way i like plus my old motor is lost compression an i think it has a flat lope
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do i have to change the intake or do they make a adapter plate that swaps it an where would i go to start looking into the q-jet swap
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you will have to replace the intake, avoid adapters as much as posible
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