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Old 03-10-2011, 01:46 PM
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Default How long last a 5.3 vortec?

Hey guys,
just thinking about rebuilding my 01 suburban engine (5.3 vortec). The heads need new valves anyhow... I got now 165k miles on it. So I was asking myself how long/ how many miles does such an engines usualy last.
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Old 03-10-2011, 01:59 PM
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Depends on prior maintenance and care. But a quality overhaul should get you at least another 100K.
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Old 04-12-2011, 02:57 PM
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thanks for the answer 73shark!

decided to do it...
pulled the engine and gave it to an engine repairer.
either we bore my old one bigger,... or better way: he made me an offer to get a short engine of a corvette. he said I will fit with mine, just wanted to ensure and give me a call back. he said I'd have >500ps!
If possible I do it that way for sure!!!
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:59 PM
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Assuming ps is hp, then he has to getting a Z06 engine (505hp) which would cost a ton. Not sure what you're getting.
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Machen Sie Fotos von dem Umbau und nach ihnen, wenn du kannst

(Take pictures of the rebuild and post them if you can)
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