How to Change an Intake Manifold on a 5.3 Vortec Chevy?

Answer When you remove the intake manifold on the 5.3-liter Vortec Chevrolet, you should remove it as an assembly, along with the throttle body, fuel injectors and fuel injection rail. The intake has to b... Read More »

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How to Remove a 5.3L Vortec Intake Manifold?

The intake manifold on your 5.3L Vortec engine is responsible for the even distribution of combustible elements to each cylinder port. It significantly improves the performance of the engine, and i... Read More »

Installation Instructions for a Vortec Intake Manifold?

Vortec engines are built on the same blocks as any other comparable GM engine of the same era, but use cylinder heads and intake manifold geared toward producing the efficient torque that trucks re... Read More »

How to Install an Intake Manifold for a 1998 4.3 Vortec?

After a long history of developing high-performance engines for the consumer auto market, General Motors designed a line of fuel-efficient four-, six- and eight-cylinder motors. This series, called... Read More »

How to Replace the Intake Manifold Gasket on a 4.3 Vortec Engine?

The Vortec engine from Chevrolet's 4.3-liter V-6 gets its name from the design of the combustion chambers. The fuel/air mixture swirls around like a small whirlpool or vortex. The intake manifold c... Read More »