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4.3 Crate motor from Chevy!!!

Discussion in '1983-2005 S-Series models' started by Corey 78K5, Feb 24, 2002.

  1. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Hey if any of you guy's did'nt see Car & Driver on TNN this weekend they had a big deal on Chevy's. Anyways Chevy is putting out a new 4.3 crate motor I belive they said it was the ZZ4.3 270hp 265lbs tq and they said with headers and 3" exhaust 290hp and it's pretty much a drop in replacment. THought you S-guys would want to know.


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    350CI, TH350, 203, Dana 44,12 Bolt, 4"lift, Shackel Flip, Sawsall and 35" BFG's
     
  2. HarryH3

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    I saw that clip on Sunday. Looks like GM plans for the engine to be able to drop directly into the new "Extreme" S-Series trucks. It will be interesting to see if it will also be an easy retrofit on the old S-Trucks (which are certainly more likely to be in need of a new powerplant).

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  3. LKJR

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    ya'll have anymore info on this?? got my attention
     
  4. HarryH3

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    They just said that it would be available soon from GM Performance Parts. The folks at Scoggins-Dickey should be able to let you know more about it. /forums/images/icons/cool.gif http://www.sdpc2000.com
     
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    hehe I don't need the link I"ll just go stop by and talk to them in person, living in the middle of nowhere does have it's privledges
     
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    Kewl! While you're there, ask if they have any free samples or need someone to do some product testing for them! /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
  7. Danno

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    Sweet... That might be a fun project some day for my '95 Blazer!
     
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    a nice project for my 97 metro...
     
  9. scotty1

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    Cool, that sounds like a good alternative to the 350 drop in.
     

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