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I have an older hot rod magazine with a guy running a 500 HP 4.3 in an old truck.
 

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That's still at the engine though. Factor in drivetrain loss and you're at about 250 rwhp. Might as well slap a stock 5.3L in there.
 

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LOL, I wasn't talking about the one you posted dumby. I was talking about the one v6offroad posted. It made 300 hp to the crank(from what I can see) so with a 15-18% drivetrain loss that's only like 250 rwhp.


EDIT- If a dude made 500 hp to the crank and only made 250 rwhp he would probably have to be running like 53" tires, have 2 huge ass transmissions and they'd both have to be slipping
 

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I just happened to look up at his post and say "oops"
 

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On a tbi v6 its not bad, Most of the power comes in at around 4500rpm

For about 2500-3000 you could get about 280rwhp out of a tbi v6
 

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On a tbi v6 its not bad, Most of the power comes in at around 4500rpm

For about 2500-3000 you could get about 280rwhp out of a tbi v6
or for $500 you could slap a 5.3L in.
 

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or for $500 you could slap a 5.3L in.
you could convert from tbi to vortec for 500

That would cost much more and wouldnt be worth the trouble

A decent 350 block cost at least $600, Then motormounts,injectors,chip,headers,cam your looking at at least 1500
 

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How do you figure you can do the entire swap for $500?
meh if you had good fab skills and could make the motor mounts and shit yourself. Honestly $500 was definantly an understatement. I bet you could do it for close to $1000 though if you could fab stuff up yourself
 
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