8.1 Vortec Engine

8.1 vortec specs

GM’s 8.1L motor, referred as 8100 Vortec and first produced in 2001, was employed for Chevy Avalanche 2500, Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD plus their GMC Sierra doubles in 2001-2006. In 2007, smaller but more high-performance 6.0L V8 substituted it. Basically, GM created these motors for pickups to work steadily for a long time. Being a …

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5.7 V8 LS1 Engine

gm ls1 engine specs

Motors of LS series, nicknamed by GM as Gen-III Small-Block, first appeared in 1997. They were available in iron-block variations for trucks while all-aluminum LS1 was applied for C5 Corvette automobile. While the company prefers to call its contemporary V8 motors Gen III and Gen IV, the real car enthusiasts, who has got excited by …

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LM7 5.3 Vortec Engine

5.3 vortec specs

GM’s 5.3L Vortec motor is built on the small block V8 framework, applied for the creation of many LS lineup motors for Chevrolet Corvette. However, the 5.3L is mainly employed for trucks and SUVs. 5.3L Vortec has minimum 9 variations, but in general, they are either Generation III or Generation IV V8 small block motors. …

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Chevy Volt Oil Capacity

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The GM oil life monitors use a few criteria, including mileage, time, and engine temperature. Generally the car hits 7,500 miles or one year has passed, the oil life will go to zero, indicating it should be changed. With the Volt, the oil reminder calendar can go up to two years before dropping to zero …

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4.8 Vortec Chevy LR4 Engine

chevy 4.8 vortec

Being very alike from a mechanical point of view, GM’s LS motors and Vortec ones, built on their framework, were employed for almost every brand of the company, comprising Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Saab, Izuzu and Hummer. As both LS and Vortec motors are pretty widespread, they are treated as contemporary motors of high …

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LM4 Engine

lm4 engine specs

Having the capacity of 5.3 liter (325 cu in), GM/Chevrolet LM4 is a naturally aspirated V8 90° 4-stroke gasoline motor. It’s a representative of Generation Three V8 truck motors with small blocks. LM4 resembles LM7 (released between 2003 and 2005), but it differs by having an aluminum block. Chevrolet LM4 (Vortec 5300) keeps V8 90° …

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Best Truck Tool Boxes

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Many drivers adore pickups for their practicality and multifunctionality. However, it can be rather a big problem to store the tools for such a vehicle. If you store them in open boxes, you won’t avoid much rattle during driving. Moreover, the improper storage can be dangerous. Some drivers keep all the tools directly on the …

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A16LET Engine


Four-cylinder internal combustion engine. Engine power is 180 hp. (132 kW) with an engine capacity of 1598 cu. sm (1.6 liters) The A16LET engine is equipped with a K03 turbocharger which can provide adequate air mass for 34+ Kgm and 240+ Hp. However the engine’s internal parts cannot withstand this level of stress. In order …

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