Buy a Haynes or Chilton manual and check it out. Unless things have changed at Chevrolet, a 5.7 (350ci) has no timing belt so therefore there is also no belt tensioner. It's chain driven from crank sprocket to cam sprocket. It's internal, behind the timing chain cover, which is behind the water pump, and is oiled via the engine which oiled is something a rubber belt is not. Ever try pouring oil on a tire and taking off??? Or walking through a small amount of spilled oil? Oil tends to cause a lack of traction in either case and so it would on a belt.
The 2001 model of the Light-Duty Silverado 1500, had an option of four engine sizes; a 6.0L Vortec V8 engine, a 4.3L Vortec V6, a 4.8L Vortec V8 or a 5.3L Vortec V8. The Heavy-Duty 1500HD comes with three engine options, these are 6.0L Vortec V8, 8.1L Vortec V8 and a 6.6L Duramax V8
NO. That would be the TBI / throttle body injection engine Not a vortec. The vortec will not work in the 91.
As far as a direct bolt in NO. But if you have the smarts and the know how, you can put anything in there.
No, the LS2 is an all aluminum 6.0 liter engine. The 5.3L engine in the 2000 Silverado is an LM7 version of the Vortec 5300.
A 2000 Silverado 5.3 Vortec that is hard to start and misses on one side of the engine might have a problem with the coil pack or the spark plugs. It could also mean that the block is cracked if the engine is prone to overheating.
A 2000 Chevy Silverado K2500 with 6.0 Vortec engine.
The 5.3 liter Vortec Engine on the 2000 Chevy Silverado has a tapered crank shaft. The crank pulley has no woodruff key, is not indexed and is pressed on.
No it is not. It is a factory TBI / Throttle body injection, None roller camshaft 5.7L 350 engine.
The vortec has bigger pistons
Look at the intake manifold. A vortec engine has 8ea. All the others have 12ea.
The Mass Air Pressure sensor is located at the top rear of the engine, close to the firewall. Remove the Vortec engine cover (I believe it's an 8mm), and from the driver's side, find the rear-most sensor connection (it has 3 wires), and follow it. The sensor looks like this:
put a higher voltage ingition module on it
look om the passengers back side of the valve cover. You need to take off the vortec cover.
315 hp 345 torque
no. The 5.7 Gen II engine was phased out. The new GEN III engines were in use in 2000 (4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L) Among many other engine choices.
The standard 4.3 will have 40 horsepower less than the vortec and 25 ft ibs of torque. So you might accelerate slower but pulling wise you'll be pretty close
" vortec " is a title that GM uses on some of their engines
The 4.3 Vortec engine never had a carburetor.
A vortec 5.7 is a lt1 based engine.
will a 4.3l vortec starter fit a 305 vortec?