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 Post subject: what year 4.3?
 Post Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:24 pm 
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i finally found a site that has info on the 4.3! i have a 81 elco with the 229 and would like to convert to the 4.3. i read the post about people doing this but i have more questions. the main one right now to start is; what year should i purchase and witch vehicle should i look at? i want to run injection most likely throttle body. i have seen the differant oil pans like metal and aluminium. astro, full size p/u, s-10? i know i want a one piece seal but should i buy one with a counter balance shaft? and if i do can i run some performance parts on it? or how about a vortec motor but could i run throttle body injection off an earlier year motor. im pretty mechanily inclined so i perfer injection over carb. sorry for th long post but im excited that there is other people out there that see the potential this motor has. thanks for any help.


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 Post subject: Re: what year 4.3?
 Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:05 am 
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Where are you on your project?? Did you start yet? I just installed the 94 Vortec 4.3L with the 4L60E tranny, it is a direct bolt in, I installed the Edelbrock intake, so here is what I got. 200+HP, TBI with roller cam, Overdrive tranny. I scored my 4.3L Vortec out of a 94 Astro Van. If you need pointers, just drop me a line.

A_Lieberg@hotmail.com


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