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another newbie from KY

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by sruss, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. sruss

    sruss New Member

    Hey y'all, new to the forum, I just bought a 95 sierra z71. Love it. It has a few problems that I am working on, but thats why I bought it. its got the 5.7 in it,(By the way, is the 5.7 a 305 or a 350?) its ok, but want some more horse power out of it. The truck is pretty stock, but not for loing. When I lay my foot in it, the exhaust has a tarnish smell to it, and when I was trying to figure it out, I had it in park, reved the motor up, kept my foot steady, but the fuel cycled, almsot like the compouter was shutting the fuel off then open it up again. Anyone got any clues on that?
    It's got a 2barrel carb and a k&N air flow system. I would like to change the carb out to a 4 barell and increase the intake and exhaust.
    Then after its runniong right, I want to put a different set of wheels and tires on it. Then I will start on the paint job. Think my GF is gonna kill me, but its all in fun and enjoyment.
    Later y'all
    Sean
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2009
  2. Shorty 71

    Shorty 71 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the forum!!
  3. TRPLXL2

    TRPLXL2 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Welcome to the club!

    Argh girlfriends can be replaced easily, the perfect truck only comes along once in a lifetime! Spoken by a true lady trucker,...............AMY :glasses:
  4. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the site! The 5.7L is a 350 cu.in. engine. Have fun and Happy New year!
  5. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Hi, and welcome to the site!:glasses: Glad to have you here!
  6. Chevyboy96

    Chevyboy96 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    Welcome to the Club, See you around:glasses:
  7. canislupis69

    canislupis69 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the site!
  8. sruss

    sruss New Member

    Thanks y'all, glad to be here. and thanks Retired for the info. I searched everywhere on that truck and motor but couln't find the cu in, but did find the 5.7L.
  9. Project Reaper

    Project Reaper Rockstar 100 Posts

    Welcome to the club bro!
  10. BLK-Z71

    BLK-Z71 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Welcome to the club!

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