Originally Posted by Hogg
Everytime I get looking into combinations, it always looks like it is less expensive, and less involved going up to the GEN 3/4 platform.
It usually is.
You can pick up a running 5.3L for less than $500. throw on a cheap turbo with some injectors and tuning and you're at 600+hp.
Or go NA with a cam and headers and you're at 425+hp.
Not to mention the much improved durability, mpg's, and engine controls.