2001 chevy 5.3 vortec engine.

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2001 chevy 5.3 vortec engine.

Postby jopete » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:14 pm

well, my old truck's transmission is shot. engine runs like new. it's a 5.3 vortec. I think in 2001 they claim 285hp.


before i even start thinking this through, would that be a ok powerplant or should i just park it under a tree and move on?

i'm thinkin 12' hunting boat with big reduction. lol somebody talk me out of this!!!!!!! :bounce:

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Re: 2001 chevy 5.3 vortec engine.

Postby CarMotorBarge » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:42 am

jopete wrote:well, my old truck's transmission is shot. engine runs like new. it's a 5.3 vortec. I think in 2001 they claim 285hp.


before i even start thinking this through, would that be a ok powerplant or should i just park it under a tree and move on?

i'm thinkin 12' hunting boat with big reduction. lol somebody talk me out of this!!!!!!! :bounce:


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Re: 2001 chevy 5.3 vortec engine.

Postby jopete » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:48 pm

it's efi. I would like to keep it that way if possible.

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Re: 2001 chevy 5.3 vortec engine.

Postby bowfish00 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:34 am

Have an 02 pretty much stock 5.3 dd on our bowfishing boat, looking to get a reduction but so far the motor has been great


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