5.3l

  1. erse

    Has anyone gone from one CARB approved enigne swap to a second?

    I have a new to me 88 with a vortec in it. Previously this truck had a 5.7 tbi set up. It was CARB approved with a sticker on the firewall. Per the seller this new set up was updated with CARB and approved and smogged. However the firewall sticker still refers to the old engine set up. Has...
  2. HDJdreams

    EZ LS 5.3 Torque tune/build tips???

    Wow, the V8 Swap thread up to almost 1000 posts! My 80 needs more motivation! I am eagerly awaiting the bolt-on turbo kit, but a few things really nag me: First is the limited ratio spread of the A343 (I am 3 hours from Moab, but have to drive on 80 mph freeways to get there - do I pick...
  3. R

    What to Harvest from a 1999 5.3 Vortec

    Greetings, Long time lurker but first post.... I recently purchased a 1970 FJ40 that had a 350 conversion and have since sold the engine and tranny with the intent to replace it with a 5.3 fuel injected engine and a 4L60E transmission. I now have a donor truck (1999 Silverado 4x4 with auto...
  4. meatloaf

    5.3L Vortec Starter Wire

    After about 3 years of my 60 not running, I am at the point that I can try to start it. I connected a new battery today but it does not turn over. I found the ignition (??) green wire broken but I am not sure where it connects to since I cannot find the other broken end. Motor is a 2004 5.3L...
  5. Matt1260

    What is a 1987 FJ60 Vortec 5.3L worth?

    I have plans to rebuild a nice 1987 FJ60 with a Vortec 5.3L, 5sp H55F, EMU 3" Lift, Painless wiring harness, new bucket seats, and upgraded brakes among other things. What would it be worth? I haven't seen anything similar for sale anywhere. I plan on selling it as well...so I can build...
  6. Onur

    8x Series V8 Swaps

    This thread is for V8 swaps to 80 Series Toyota Land Cruisers. Your truck frame must start with the following: FJ80-0xxxxxx or FZJ80-0xxxxxx. Of course, it can also start with an HDJ/HZJ iteration. Only the Aussies yank out perfectly good Toyota diesel engines to swap V8 power into them...
  7. fjeng

    TX-FJENG FJ62 gets a 5.3

    And it starts, I am a bit late starting a thread but wanted to document and share my learning as a possible collaboration of knowledge on my leaning. I bought this 62 with original paint No rust and run great but wanted a 5.3 from the start so being a engineer I over complicated things and did...
  8. jkdowty

    The Catamaran is getting a new Boat anchor (5.3L Vortec)

    So, i named my '91 FJ80 "The Catamaran" a few years back driving to work in the worst of an East Kansas' late March snow storms (ended up snowing 22" in about 3 hours) the wind was blowing me from what i thought was white line to white line but i made it all the way in, the only person that...
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