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How to remove a vortec V8 7.4 454 distributor

V8 7.4 454

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SOURCE: Chevy 454 back fire

Ignition timing is set by the computer as long as the distributor pickup point is within reason.

It could be running too lean. One of the TBI injectors may be sticking or not working (wiring or computer problem), or fuel pressure could be low.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 1990 Ford F150 - V8 no spark

Just check the Haynes book for that model and they tell you the firing order and how can you start putting yours spark plugs wires on the cap. You can check the book at the library or buy it at autozone or can go to autozone.com and look for electric diagramas.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: upgrade 1996 Chevy 4.3L V6 to 5.7L Vortec V8 electric conversion

Different computer for sure, and probably a bunch of sensors, distributor, wires , starter, plug - ins, etc. The only way I would ever attempt that is if i had a whole perts truck to pick off of. You'd be far better off to fix the head gasket, sell it, and buy a truck with a V8 in it already, than to try that.

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SOURCE: 96 Chevy Silveraldo, 5.7 Vortec v8. Idles fine,

raeally sound s as if you fuel pump pickup is clogged. this is exactly what was wrong with a 1997 tahoe. no engine codes. slow acceleratoion fine all the way to freeway speeds 70mph. but if you go full throttle truck would buck and backfire through throttle body. it is a lot of work but you must drop the tank, inspect your lines into the tank, pull the pump replace the filer and if if filter is torn make sure pump is not also clogged. good luck

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SOURCE: Torque Specs for Head Bolts on 1997 GMC Sierra V8 5.0 Vortec?

.0L Torque Specs Belhousing to engine bolts 28-38 ft/lbs Camshaft sprocket bolt 40-45 ft/lbs Camshaft thrust plate to engine block bolts 108-144 in/lbs Crankshaft pulley to vibration damper bolts 35-50 ft/lbs Cylinder head bolts -1979-1992 --Step 1 55-65 ft/lbs --Step 2 65-72 ft/lbs -1993-up --Step 1 25-35 ft/lbs --Step 2 45-55 ft/lbs --Step 3 75-85 ft/lbs Differential shaft lock bolt 15-30 ft/lbs Driveshaft U-joint to pinion flange bolts 70-95 ft/lbs Exhaust manifold bolts 26-32 ft/lbs Flywheel mounting bolts 75-85 ft/lbs Front engine mount nuts 72-98 ft/lbs Intake manifold to head bolts --Step 1 96 in/lbs --Step 2 16ft/lbs --Step 3 23-25 ft/lbs Intake manifold (upper intake to lower) 12-18 ft/lbs Oil filter insert to engine block adapter bolt 20-30 ft/lbs Oil pan mounting bolts -1979 --Step 1 (Large bolts) 11-13 ft/lbs --Step 1 (Short bolts) 7-9 ft/lbs --Step 2 (Large Bolts) 15-17 ft/lbs --Step 2 (Short Bolts) 10-12 ft/lbs -1980 to 1987 9-11 ft/lbs -1988 to 1993 6-9 ft/lbs -1994-up 110-144 in/lbs Oil pickup tube to main bearing cap nut 22-32 ft/lbs Oil pickup tube to oil pump bolts -1979 to 1987 10-15 ft/lbs -1988-up 12-18 ft/lbs Oil pump mounting bolts 22-32 ft/lbs Pinion bearing preload 8-14 in/lbs Pressure plate to flywheel bolts 12-24 ft/lbs Rocker arm fulcrm bolts 18-25 ft/lbs Spark plugs 7-14 ft/lbs Timing chain cover bolts 12-18 ft/lbs Vibration damper to crackshaft bolt 110-130 ft/lbs Wheel lug nuts 85-105 ft/lbs

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I have a 1996 chevy silverado with a 4.3 vortec and manual transmission. What is the best or easiest vortec v8 to use to swap from v6 vortec to v8 vortec?


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Firing order for a 1996 chevy surburban 5.7 vortec


    • For the 1999 Chevrolet WITH 5.7L V8:

      Firing Order:
      1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

      Distributor Connections:
      ............(back)
      Coil--->o
      6------->o........o<-------5
      4------->o........o<-------3
      2------->o........o<-------7
      8------->o........o<-------1
      .............(front)

        • Distributor Connections:
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I have a 99 chevy suburban v8 vortec engine 5.7.... had to change the distributor when it broke, now I am having a hard time putting it back in timing. looking for the firing order of the spark plugs for...


You will have to find out where number one is. But the firing order is 1,8,4,3,6,5,7,2. That is the firing order. 1357 is on the driver side, 2468 is on the passenger side. Start with 1 and go clockwise on the distributor.

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Firing order diagram for 1999 chevy 350 5.7 vortec engine


For the 1999 Chevrolet WITH 5.7L V8:

Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

Cylinders:
.........(back).........
'...8...'........'...7...'
'...6...'........'...5...'
'...4...'........'...3...'
'...2...'........'...1...'
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Distributor Connections:
............(back)
Coil--->o
6------->o........o
4------->o........o
2------->o........o
8------->o........o
.............(front)

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What order do the wires go on the distributor cap


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GM (Cadillac) 250 (4.1L) V8 .GM (Cadillac) 273 (4.5L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 307 (5.0L) V8 .GM (Oldsmobile) 350 (5.7L) V8 w/EFI.Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 .Distributor rotation: counterclockwise



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Upgrade 1996 Chevy 4.3L V6 to 5.7L Vortec V8 electric conversion


Different computer for sure, and probably a bunch of sensors, distributor, wires , starter, plug - ins, etc. The only way I would ever attempt that is if i had a whole perts truck to pick off of. You'd be far better off to fix the head gasket, sell it, and buy a truck with a V8 in it already, than to try that.

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Fluid specifications and quantities for 99 silverado


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Cooling System Capacity (Approximate)
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VORTEC
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VORTEC
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GMC 2500 P/U 350 Vortec.. Installed rebuilt engine,engine turns over, coil will spark one time and we get no more fire.


Have you checked to see if your distributor is aligned properly? I just had to change out a distributor on a 1997 GMC 3/4 ton that has the V8 Vortec in it as well and you need to pay attention to the (2) numbers around the mating surface / rim of the distributor. You should see a number 8 and a number 6. You need to find TDC on your number 1 cyl. You can either slowly crank the motor over or turn the motor over with a ratchet and socket on the bolt securing the main pully to the crank while another person places their finger over the spark plug hole and when it just starts to Stop pushing air out past your finger then stop. Is the rotor aligned with the number what ever size engine you have in your truck (i.e. 6 or 8)? If not then your timing is off. You will need to remove the distributor and rotor, then install your rotor (before re-installing the distributor) and align the rotor pointer with either the number 8 or 6 stamped on the lip of the distributor where the cap sits down and creates the seal. I have found that they run both numbers on the distributor because they use the same distributor in both the V6 and V8 Vortec motors or a least the plastic base of the distributor. There will be (2) numbers here and sometimes hard to see. Align the pointer with what size engine you have and lower the distributor down into the hole. If the end of the shaft starts to turn the rotor as it aligns with the oil pump causing the pointer to no longer be pointed at the number that indicates which engine this is being installed in then you need to remove the distributor and look down into the hole where the distributor goes in and you'll see the end of the oil pump shaft with a slot (perfect for a big flat head screwdriver) staring back up at you. You'll need to insert a long shanked large flat head screwdriver down into the hole and turn the slotted oil pump shaft until you can successfully lower the distrubutor into place and not lose your mark. I also found that you'll need to have to pointer of the rotor a bit retarted from where it is suppose to be. This is because the distributor shaft gear is swirled and will cause the rotor to turn as it finds its mark, aligns and lowers down into a seated position. When it is seated and the rotor has stopped turning it should be pointing at the indicated cylinder Stamp in the lip that is your size motor (V6 or V8). Now it should be on time. The computer will take care of advancing and retarding.

If not the timing, then I would also consider that you may have a bad crank shaft sensor. These are merley suggestions because there is no more to go on than what you've submitted.

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