How to Make a Chevy 454 Vortec More Efficient?

Answer Also known as the Vortec 7400 (7.4L, Regular Production Option designation L29), Chevrolet's Vortec 454 was a modern-day evolution of the company's most legendary big block. The 7400 was essentiall... Read More »

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My 350 Chevy Vortec Engine Won't Start?

The Chevy 350 Vortec engine is found in different models of trucks. If you can't get your 350 to start, there are a few things that you can look at before you take it to a mechanic. The battery is ... Read More »

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

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 »

How to Replace a 2003 Chevy 4200 Vortec Thermostat?

Replacing the thermostat in a Chevy 4200 Vortec inline six-cylinder engine is important to making sure that the engine runs at the right temperature. The thermostat is a small device that bolts to ... Read More »

How to Install a Distributor in a 1997 Chevy Blazer 4.3 Vortec?

The distributor in a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer accepts the electrical charge needed for combustion and relays it to the six spark plugs in the 4.3 liter Vortec V-6 engine in a specific order. A spinni... Read More »