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YES, if you know what you are doing. You will need the complete engine and transmission wiring harness and computer plus the fuel pump for the 5.3L engine. The wiring harness and computer on the 97 will NOT work.

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Q: Can you put a 5.3 vortec in a 97 Chevy Tahoe that currently has a 350?
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