2001 silverado motor swap?

Asked by Dec 25, 2014 at 07:20 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

will soon need to take out the 5.3ltr V8 (415k miles/original motor) lots of valve clattering.
would like to replace with 350 small block, will transmission need to be swapped as well

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The 5.3 is better in every way. I'm sure it can be done. 350 to 5.3 swaps are common. Just need to reverse it

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