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michael85
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Joined: 04/12
Posted: 04/28/12 10:03 PM

i have a 1999 chevy siverado swb with a 4.3 vortec v6 (engine is shot), and also a 2000 chevy silverado swb with a 4.8 vortec v8 (engine also shot)  will a 5.7 vortec v8 out of a 1996 chevy match up and fit in either of my trucks??  any knoledge would be greatly apriciated.....  

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jessicarobin
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Joined: 09/13
Posted: 09/17/13 12:19 AM

The Chevy Silverado swb with a 4.3 vortec v6 and 2000 Chevy Silverado swb with a 4.8 vortec  v8 is a great engine, not as much power as the 5.7, but sufficient for most tasks. When you can afford to, upgrade to a newer truck with the engine/transmission, and equipment that you want. If you start swapping/changing things in your current truck, the resale/trade value could be hurt considerably.  
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