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Thread: 5.3 to a 6.0 swap
06-23-2009, 05:18 PM #1
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5.3 to a 6.0 swap
Im looking at putting a different motor in my truck right now i have to factory 5.3 in it but i was looking at putting a 6.0 in it. What would all have to be done would i have to buy a new computer or could i have my old one flashed. I know i would have to have it tuned and what not, but i'm just looking for a little input from everyone!
Thanks2005 Silverado 1500
06-23-2009, 05:27 PM #2
should be a direct swap, then just have the tune updated for the 6.0. you might want to consider the 4l80e tranny if your truck doesn't have one already.
06-23-2009, 05:39 PM #3
Wouldnt putting in a bigger cam and crank push the displacement out??? sounds cheaper then a whole engine/ tranny swap....Richard- NY
R.I.P*08 Silverado 1500 Crew Z71 5.3L*:grrrrrr:
06-23-2009, 07:44 PM #4
06-23-2009, 07:47 PM #5
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New heads and getting it bored out would make the difference up, I personally like the 6.0 way better and that's from personal experience. I would research parts interchangeability between those two motors, you would be surprised what GMPP has in there catalogs if you have the $$$$$2004 Chevy Colorado
LS1 5.7 swap/TBSS rear axle swap
06-23-2009, 08:01 PM #6
He has another thread saying he's burning oil, so the motor is probably shot.
I second the 4L80e.When you hear hoofbeats, look for horses not zebras.
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