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Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by Travis F., Nov 21, 2011.

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  1. Travis F.

    Travis F. New Member

    Hey my name is Travis..This is the first forum ive joined...heard alot about them....so needless to say im new to the game.....im out of Pensacola Fl. I have a 01 silverado, 4.3 vortec... wanting to turbo or supercharge it...trying to possibly find out which option might be possible or which would make more performance...not knowing to build the v6 up or just do a motor swap....
  2. grape2

    grape2 Member

    Welcome from another new guy. I was stationed in Pensacola 72-74 really liked down there.
  3. McMahan

    McMahan Rockstar 100 Posts

    Welcome, it all depends on your budget. You can always do a LQ9 6.0 or do a 408 stroker pretty cheap. Down side is if you add a lot more power and a V8 you will have to do supporting tranny mods to handle the power
  4. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the G M T C !
  5. Goldie

    Goldie Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the Club! A great place to learn!
  6. TRPLXL2

    TRPLXL2 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Welcome to the club!!

    To engine swap or not that is the question? Well I have a 2001 s10 with the 4.3, and I already have an lt1 swap planned because in my opinion the v6 isn't worth beefing up. Basically a lot of it depends on how much you can do yourself, wiring, modifying, and upgrading is all part of the game.

    Wish I could afford an ls1 or ls2, but here in Ohio they're pretty pricey...
  7. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the club, Travis.
  8. Burden33

    Burden33 Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Welcome to the club from canada travis
  9. reggiecab2000

    reggiecab2000 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    yay another 4.3 :)
  10. Pancake2010

    Pancake2010 New Member

    Welcome to the site, hope you enjoy it.

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