Question About How To Adjust Valves On 97 Vortec 5 7

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Will SBC pistons, etc work in a 4.3L Vortec V6

Asked on Mar 26, 2010 Since a 4.3L V6 is pretty much a 350 with two less cylinders, I know that most 350 SBC internals (pistons, rocker arms, connecting rods, etc) will work in the early (non vortec) 4.3 V6. But will they work in the 4.3L Vortec V6? Wikipedia says ... Read more

Hydraulic Lifters And Valve Adjustment When The Motor Isn’t Running… Check It Out

Asked on May 12, 2010 On my Chevelle, I did this according to the GM method of #1 at TDC compression stroke and adjust half the valves and then #6 at TDC compression stoke and adjust the other half. However, I did that and now, when I try and start the ... Read more

Hydraulic Lifters And Valve Adjustment When The Motor Isn’t Running… Check It Out 1972 Chevelle 350

Asked on May 12, 2010 *I posted this is maintance and repair as well.* I did this according to the GM method of #1 at TDC compression stroke and adjust half the valves and then #6 at TDC compression stoke and adjust the other half. However, I did that and now, ... Read more

I Blew & Replaced Both Head Gaskets & Cracked Heads On My 94 Chevy Cheyenne 1/2 Ton V6 Pickup. While Adjusting

Asked on Aug 12, 2010 While adjusting the valves I was not able to give the nuts one full turn like the book says. In order for the truck to run, I had to back off that full turn. Why can't I adjust the valves to the recommended standard? Could the ... Read more

Rebuilding Vortec Truck Heads. Worth It

Asked on May 16, 2010 I have a 68 Chevy Impala Coupe with truck heads on a 350 4 main bolt block. The engine was rebuilt. I will be honest, it runs like a 92 Honda Civic My plan in the next 2 weeks is the rebuild the rear end (10 Bolt) ... Read more

How Do You Adjust The Intake And The Exhaust Valves On A 6.5KW Old 2 Cylinder Onan Diesel Generator

Asked on Jul 11, 2010 How do you adjust the intake and the exhaust valves on a 6.5KW old 2 cylinder onan diesel generator? ... Read more

2000 Vortec V6 Sfi Performance

Asked on Jun 7, 2010 I have a 2000 S10 4x4 with a Vortec V6 SFI engine and was wondering what would be some simple upgrades to give it like 50 more HP? It already has a cold air intake and throttle body spacer. I want it to be faster than ... Read more