95 k1500 PERFOMANCE
Alright ive got a 95 k1500 z71 im sure yall already know this 350 tbi. i want to start gettin some performance and unleash that true potential thats hidden. i was thinkin about vortec heads and maybe a small cam along with headers. what do yall suggest? if i do vortec heads what will i have to i have to do to my intake manifold and will i need to do work to my fuel system (injectors, fuel systems, etc) also what do yall recommend for my tranny i know it wont hold up if i dothis
Cant answer all the questions because i never did a vortec conversion on a 350 tbi. First and cheapest to add some power is a throttle body spacer. A TBI is what they were meant for and are most effective on. As for your tranny you probably have the 700R4. It will hold up to a Vortec upgrade. A 700R4 was used in Corvettes. A Vortec Swap isnt going to be that much more on the tranny. Unless you have a god awful amount of miles on it and beat the hell out of it you will be fine.
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-- What is under the hood now? 4.8L, 5.3L, 5,7L, etc.
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