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Discussion in 'TMC TECHNICAL' started by slims, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    When I do a swap, I don't want a 350. I want a 5.3, 6.0, or a 400ci.
     
  2. ScottyBoy

    ScottyBoy No, that's not a banana in my pants.

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    You can get a 5.3 from a junkyard here for around $500 :dunno:
    But for a 6.0 they want more than twice that. Probably because 5.3's are a dime a dozen now.
     
  3. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    If I had $500 and another couple$$ for some internals that could handle the abuse id put it through, I'd go for it.
     
  4. dietz4ibanez

    dietz4ibanez Slowly going the way of the Buffalo

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    I wouldn't even waste my time tearing it apart. I bet you could find a running engine with less than half the miles for $100 if you look hard enough.
     
  5. ScottyBoy

    ScottyBoy No, that's not a banana in my pants.

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    Cory, a bone stock 5.3 with just a good tune would make that S-10 run like a raped ape. My 5.3 can scoot my big ass Burban and I know my truck weighs more than twice as much as your does.
     
  6. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    I'll never put an engine in anything without taking it apart and checking it out anyways. This ones free. :dunno:
     
  7. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    When I do a swap I want to build the bottom end so it can handle all the stuff I do to the top end down the road. I had a stock 5.3 in a 98s-10 in 06. It ran 14.6 in the 1/4. It will haul some ass but eventually I'd want more.
     
  8. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    Bottom line is, I'm not ready for a swap. I need my 26mpg truck for a while longer. I'm working an hour away one way till January. After that I'll have enough saved and should have another vehicle to make a daily driver while I do a swap.
     
  9. Zembonez

    Zembonez I hate black wheels...

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  10. slims

    slims If you cant have the truck you love, love the truc

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    Thanks Jim!!!
     

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