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crate motor for throttle body trucks

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by therover87, Nov 13, 2001.

  1. therover87

    therover87 1/2 ton status

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    i have an 87 k5 and i am looking to put a new motor in it and i cant seem to find an engine that would work with the existing throttle body, i was looking to put the 350 HO motor which comes with the vortec heads and i spoke to edelbrock regarding their new efi kit for vortec motors, and they told me that it is for engines going from carb to vortec, not throttle body to vortec, what have you guys done with the engines in the throttle body trucks besides the stock replacement, any help would be appreciated and hopefully steer me into a direction.
     
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    Pick any hot rod GM motor with vortec heads and order the new performance parts intake. Its a throttle body intake made to fit vortec heads, meaning that the 350 HO would work, provided you computer gets along with it. [​IMG]

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    Try a search, there was a post about this a week ago.

    Pete

    '83 K5, 350 TBI (ex 6.2), 700R4, NP208, Dana 60/14 bolt, 4.56s, Detroits, 3" lift, 15-39.5x15 TSLs
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    I have the 350HO w/ stock throddle body. Do a search, this was discussed a few weeks ago, I replied to it.

    Dawson
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    88 K5, 6" lift, 36" TSL Radials, 14 Bolt, Rancho 9012s
     

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