New Engine, Old Engine Question

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by Goldie, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Goldie

    Goldie Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I'm thingking about repowering my 07 Sierra and upgrading from a 4.3 to at least a 4.8. I can use some input on and memebr's experience about what's the best way to get rid of my old engine. My current engine has 33,500 miles on it.
     
  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    goldie, I would go with a 5.3, gas mileage between the 4.8 and 5.3 are almost the same. How about the new 5.3H.O.??:great:
     
  3. Sierraowner5.3

    Sierraowner5.3 Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    nah, drop in a 6.0. :-D

    Alex
     
  4. Goldie

    Goldie Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Thanks, something to ponder and consider. But how do I get rid of the old engine? I need logistics like this taken care of before I jump in and start playing.
     
  5. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I would contact some auto recycling yards near you and see if they will buy and pick-up. Maybe if you let them see the engine running in the truck they will be willing to give you a little more money for it.

    ---------- Post added at 04:45 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:43 PM ----------

    I saw your other post about transmissions. If I may ask, what is your goal, more power, more mpg's, etc...?
     

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