Gettin a vortec engine....

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by NITRO, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. NITRO

    NITRO 1/2 ton status

    Jan 9, 2002
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    well I have a buddy that is a mechanic and is giving me the complete engine for $100. Since my K3500 already has a BB, this engine is going into the 86 Z28 camaro with a T5 trans. I am swapping the intake and all FI stuff for carburetion. I think im gettin an edelbrock intake for the vortec heads and it will match up nicely with my 1405 carb.i am also going with all new bearings and a new cam but i dont know what cam to use with the carb? Now my biggest concern is the fuel pump to use. I was thinkin of getting an electric one out of summit for like $50 or so. and then i should probably get a regulator too...or do I not need one with the electric pump? I think everything else will swap over...but my biggest concern was fuel delivery. also, where should the pump be placed? I was thinking near the tank but not sure. thanx for the help


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