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vortec motor swap question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by virgilh, May 14, 2005.

  1. virgilh

    virgilh 1/2 ton status

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    iim putting a vortec motor in my 82 k5 diesel blazer and i do not have the time to put all the injection onit right now. i bought a carb intake for it ect i need to know if i need to do anything to my distributer like a brass gear because of the roller cam thanks in advance for the help :D
     
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    anyone?? am i the first one diong this??
     
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    vortec heads need a vortec-type intake, no? (thought about going vortec TBI when i rebuilt my engine a couple months ago)
     
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    No, I ran a carberated vortec for a while, just drop in an "older" hei. The gm roller cams aren't made of billet like the aftermarket mechanical rollers are.
     
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    thanks for the answer :D
     
  6. virgilh

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    i bought A 98 vortec motor complete 43000 miles with everything i bought a edelbrock intake # 2116 it runs a carb and one of the rev rotation edelbrock water pumps then i installed the 93-95 serpentine brackets and pulleys (sold the vortec serp stuff and fuel injection and l460e trans for what i paid for everything) :D then that financed the other parts. ill try to get pics up
     

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