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4.;3 vortec

  1. Engine
    My newly rebuilt 4.3 l vortec (OMG what did I do wrong?!!) started eating starters. It began with a low rpm tick and a ringing noise on startup, then the replacement starter squealed. After shimming it was grinding. Using a bolt hole for a reference, the pinion-to-ring clearance is a minus 1/8...