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  1. Trucks For Sale
    2010 Silverado Z71 4x4 regular cab short bed pickup. 5.3 v8 with 6 speed automatic with 3.42 rear. All power options, towing package, cloth interior. 1.5" levelling kit with new 285/65/18 tires on new factory black powdercoated 18 x 8.5 wheels. I removed the side moldings and SILVERADO...
    $13,900 USD
  2. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    So I found out yesterday about a class action lawsuit against GM that was won by the claimants. There were 38,000 individuals who won a total of $2,100 a piece on the suit. I called and had an attorney email me. Found out the trucks covered were 2011-2014 trucks sold in California, North...
  3. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    Hey folks, I have a 2007.5 5.3 Silverado. Runs solid for the most part. AFM has been deleted by the previous owner. Anyway today as I was coming home I had to make two stops. When I got back in the truck each time the engine cranked for an extra long time, sputtered, and then finally started...
  4. Brakes
    Have an 01 5.3 that has the front driver side wheel dragging and making a grinding noise when pressing on the brakes. Seems like caliper is closed too tightly causing pads to be in constant contact. I replaced pads, rotor, and just added a new caliper and still have the same issue. Any ideas...
  5. Electrical
    My left turn signal stays on my cluster when my lights are turned on, it does not work when I activate my left turn signal. When my light are OFF. I can activate it and it will function normal until I press my brake. Then it will stop working until I release my brake again. I have...
  6. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    Am I able to swap a 2007 5.3 into a 2005 5.3
  7. EcoTec 5.3L V8
    I am looking forward to installing a stage 3 cam in my 2014 5.3l vortec, I'm not very informed on stall converters and came here to look for help, the cam duration and lift is (219/231) (.630/.630) The stage 4 cam recommends a 4000+ stall converter Thanks ahead of time
  8. EcoTec 5.3L V8
    I am looking forward to installing a stage 3 cam in my 2014 5.3l vortec, I'm not very informed on stall converters and came here to look for help, the cam duration and lift is (219/231) (.630/.630) The stage 4 cam recommends a 4000+ stall converter Thanks ahead of time
  9. Uncategorized Truck Topics
    So i have 2002 Chevy 1500 extended cab that has a really nice body for being up where they use salt and is lifted but the motor and trans are weak, and i also have a rolled 2003 Chevy 2500hd crew cab with the 6.0 and 4l80e that i know run really good and both the tranny and motor are low miles...
  10. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    so I just bought a fuel pressure test gauge to check my fuel pressure and when I turn the key over a couple of times the fuel pressure is at 70-75 psi which I know these trucks usually are around 55 psi and when I crank the truck it will jump to 80-90 fluctuating back and forth turn the truck...
  11. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    I got a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 5.3 just started running rough as of yesterday not sure why no codes what so ever I’ve taken pictures of live data if anyone could tell me what I’m looking at that will be very helpful thanks
  12. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    I got a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 5.3 flex fuel in the mornings the truck starts right up no hesitation But once the truck gets warm and I turn it off and let it sit for a minute it will just crank and crank until eventually it will start and die then I turn it over again and it will eventually...
  13. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    (oil pressure at running temp is about 20ish psi) I got the p0521 code the other day, and I replaced the oil pressure sensor and the little filter. I cleared the code and everything was fine for the next day or so. then the check engine light came back on same code! I'm wondering what else it...
  14. Member Introductions
    Hey I'm Richard, am 21, had an account here in 2019 that I've lost. Rejoined the forum because I picked up a new project. I'm the first generation of Chevy man in my family, my best friend got me into them because his dad's LBZ inspired us. Reuploading some pics of my 5.3 and some new ones I...
  15. Engine
    Good morning, I'm hoping for some help from people with far more knowledge than I have on this subject. I have a 2000 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4 with a LR4 4.8 with 243,000 miles on her. The truck was my dads and when he passed I got it. One for the sentimental value and two because I love that body...
  16. EcoTec 5.3L V8
    Hello, to preface this, I am talking about my father's truck. In about a year he wants to install a supercharger into a Silverado 1500 2017 and he wants to make it a sleeper as well, he doesn't want anything shown at all. This is to start asking and wondering a couple of things. First, what...
  17. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    Hey guys I’m new here and hoping I can get some solid help from those that have gone before me. I have an 07 Sierra nbs 5.3 and I just had to do a rebuild for the dreaded lifter problem. I went with a full rebuild and head work along with TSP DOD delete kit and stage 2 low lift truck cam; all...
  18. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    So I just purchased a low mile LY6 6.0 to drop in my 2012 GMC Sierra and was wondering what all I will need to complete the swap. I’m currently running a miled out 5.3 vortec with the dreaded afm/dod and vvt. Will it be a direct swap? Will I need to mess with any vvt? Please help! Thanks guys.
  19. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    Recently replaced my coolant temp sensor and radiator hose adaptor because it broke off and leaked out all my coolant. Now my truck doesn’t blow hot air and says low coolant even though the coolant is filled up. Any help with a diagnosis? Head gasket? Air in the system?
  20. Vortec 5300 5.3L V8
    Hey yall, I'm trying to fix my dads old truck up for him. It's a '00 Silverado with the 5.3 in it. I don't think that it has ran since 2009. As it sits now all i know is that the fuel pump isn't working and i know some of the break calipers were seized up. Im planning on changing the fuel...
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