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    Default Head swap, Cam swap, cheep mods, and Torque specs and more

    When rebuilding my engine I found this webpage contains a ton of info with step by step instructions how to do some of the major components, such as:

    • Performing a cam swap
    • Performing head swap
    • Torque Specs
    • How to create a coolant bypass
    • How to port your Throttle Body
    • And much more.

    Read more:

    Also if your new into modding and enjoy reading or watching how to videos here's a great site for you

    Hope this helps. If anyone has any questions feel free to ask. i had a bunch of other links on my old computer but lost em. if im able to find more ill make sure to share...
    Last edited by darnie1987; 06-08-2012 at 01:17 PM.
    2004 gmc sierra ext z71 5.3
    KB racing hot pipes 3.5" : 76mm turbo: 4l80e : Circle-d 2b multi disk :Walbro 400 : Racetronix Hotwire kit : TB coolant bypass : Nelson 91 Pcm : Tr 220 Cam : Brian Tooley double springs kit : Ls7 Lifters : Stage 3 heads : Custom Intake Manifold :80lb Injectors : Ported TB : 40k tranny cooler: Plx dm-100 gauge: Auto meter fuel and boost gauge:
    Custom Speedo : Leveling kit :Smoked led taillights and 3rd break light : Black projectors and fogs with hids : Blacked out grille : 33's on 16's : Clarion flip screen: sound que 12" subs: clerion 6x9's : Memhpis amps: Alpine componet set.
    Future mods... Detriot tru-trac, deviels own stage 2 meth kit, MORE BOOST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Lots of great info here....thanks for sharing!!!

    Mike (Denver, CO) - 2008 Sierra 1500 Z71 SLE 5.3L 4WD

    SUSPENSION: Rancho 4" Suspension Lift; Rancho RS9000XL Shocks; Rancho Skid Plates; Rancho MyRide Wireless Shock Controller;
    BFG All Terrain KO 315/70/17
    DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
    PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
    ELECTRONICS: Kenwood DNX6180 Touchscreen; Subthump box w/10" Kicker; Driver Information Center (DIC); Rear View Camera
    ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals

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    lol no problem, thanks for the help.... trying to do this and honey do's suck! haha

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    hi darnie1987
    yes ,it is great knowledge about rebuilding of engine,it has lots of benefits like Increased displacement,
    Increased compression ratio,Increased ability to tolerate higher boost,.Potentially lower weight if you usegood & lighter components etc

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