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97 5.7 vortec

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    97 5.7 vortec


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    im in the process of rebuilding my botom end right now ....after i finish that up im looking for a new upgrade nothing crazy but i want more power...any ideas?
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    Motor: 2010 Long block from gm - Intake, Headers, true orignal 40's duel - X pipe

    Tranny: fully built tranny B&M shift kit stage 2 and vette servo
    Gears front and rear

    2007 trailbalzer SS 2wd-stock for now
    JL W7 12(cant touch that)

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    are you just doing a stock rebuild or you doing a 355 or 383 build?
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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    I have a 97 5.7 4x4 and i put gears lockers cold air and a nelson perf. computer and i can outrun an 09 2wd. the nelson perf. mod helped the most tho

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    Quote Originally Posted by thagoose97 View Post
    I have a 97 5.7 4x4 and i put gears lockers cold air and a nelson perf. computer and i can outrun an 09 2wd. the nelson perf. mod helped the most tho
    What engine was in that 09 you outran?

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    It was a 5.3 I belive. not for sure tho

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    im jusy rebuilding my 350 for now until i save up enough money ...but i already have a cold air intake and i plan on doing 4.11 gears i think my next project is e-fans...anybody done this?
    fsc: 97 Chevy K1500 HD Z71
    Motor: 2010 Long block from gm - Intake, Headers, true orignal 40's duel - X pipe

    Tranny: fully built tranny B&M shift kit stage 2 and vette servo
    Gears front and rear

    2007 trailbalzer SS 2wd-stock for now
    JL W7 12(cant touch that)

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    Quote Originally Posted by dritrider14 View Post
    im jusy rebuilding my 350 for now until i save up enough money ...but i already have a cold air intake and i plan on doing 4.11 gears i think my next project is e-fans...anybody done this?
    Yea i started putting mine in yesterday. I got dual 14 inch procomp fans off ebay which is a great deal paid about $90 with shipping.

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    hey let me know how it turns out i wouldnt mind seeing some pictures if u could do that ive been looking at alot of ppl ideas im pretty sure on what im doing for efans
    fsc: 97 Chevy K1500 HD Z71
    Motor: 2010 Long block from gm - Intake, Headers, true orignal 40's duel - X pipe

    Tranny: fully built tranny B&M shift kit stage 2 and vette servo
    Gears front and rear

    2007 trailbalzer SS 2wd-stock for now
    JL W7 12(cant touch that)

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    Quote Originally Posted by dritrider14 View Post
    hey let me know how it turns out i wouldnt mind seeing some pictures if u could do that ive been looking at alot of ppl ideas im pretty sure on what im doing for efans
    Okay I'll post some tomarrow when I finish

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    I finished my fans. Well mostly. I wanna put some on that plastic cover over all the wires so I still gotta do that. But they work great keeps the truck kool. I'm very happy with them. I can actually hear my exhaust better without that loud clutch fan. I'll try to put pics on asap.
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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    my 96 was the same way my clutch fan was so freaking loud lol but my 97 is quiet and my exaust is really loud when i adde my x pipe it wasnt as loud then i love a love mean sounding truck but on road trips that **** is anoyying but looking foward to see your pic ...where did u get your fans from again?
    fsc: 97 Chevy K1500 HD Z71
    Motor: 2010 Long block from gm - Intake, Headers, true orignal 40's duel - X pipe

    Tranny: fully built tranny B&M shift kit stage 2 and vette servo
    Gears front and rear

    2007 trailbalzer SS 2wd-stock for now
    JL W7 12(cant touch that)

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    Re: 97 5.7 vortec

    eBay they are procomp dual 14 inch fans it came with a 180 degree thermostat it was all about $90 with shipping
    1996 Chevy X Cab Short Bed 2wd 350 Vortec
    K&N filter, Shorty Headers, E-Fans, True Dual Flows and Turn Downs, 4L60E Trans Rebuilt by Texas Performance Transmissions with Borg Worg Cluthes, Bigger Bands, Vette Servo, and a Shackle Leveling Kit.

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