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  1. Engine knock with stalls. Engine swap TB>Envoy

    02-09 Vortec 4.2L I-6 Engine and Drivetrain
    Let my oil get lower than I would like. 4.2 vortec in a 2008 GMC envoy. Sounds like rod berring knock and she drank 4 quarts plus honey. Drove it 3 miles and it stalled at every intersection. I also couldn't use drive, only 1,2,3 gears and then it would stall again slowing down/ stopping. I am...
  2. Blown Head Gasket Denial

    One day a knock came at my door: it was a neighbor looking for someone who used to live here that was interested in buying her truck. I told her, "Well, he doesn't live here any longer, but I happen to be looking for a work truck." She said, "I'm selling one for $300." We began to walk to...
  3. Help! I6 Swap, no longer starts

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    I have an 06 TB with the 4.2. The engine was knocking so I bought a used engine. It is out of a 2005. Since the head design is different along with one of the sensor locations, I re-routed the wiring to the "new location". I swapped out the fuel rail because they were different. Once it was...
  4. 4.2 to 5.3 Swap In Progress

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    Well my 4.2 liter inline 6 threw a rod this morning and i lucked out finding a 2004 5.3 liter for 400$ with PCM and complete harness, so now its time to start the swap, I've already got a pretty good idea of everything I may need Only deal is the 5.3 came out of a pick up so I have to check my...
  5. Engine Swap HELP!

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    Hello everyone, looking for some advice. or HELP!!!! Please. I working on a engine swap. I have a 2007 Trailblazer 4.2. I purchased A 4.2 out of a 2008 Trailblazer. Swap went fine Switched manifold, Intake, I believe cam sensor,(front rt. side) Crank Sensor (lower Lf. side) plugs were different...
  6. 2006 tbss engine swap help!!

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    I'm looking for any information on what type of motor (LQ9, LS3) to put in my 2006 TBSS. Threw a rod about a month ago and I want to buy a turn key crate motor (With Warranty). Ive looked at Pace Performance, Blue Print, Jeg's and Summit. I'm looking to spend around 7K on the motor. I have...
  7. Engine and Tranny Blow Ups

    Had my tranny blow up the day after I bought it from a private owner and the engine went out about two days ago on the autobahn here in Germany when I was doing about 80mph. So now im trying to get some insight on what engine to drop in my 06 TBSS. Already got a 4L70ESSX from Phoenix...
  8. Can you put an 04 i6 TB 4.2 in an 06?

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    New guy here. I have an 06 Trailblazer 4.2 i6 with a fried engine. I've been calling around to see who has motors at what prices so on and so forth...what I'm coming to the conclusion of is it "seems" it's all the same motor (minus some horsepower) so ultimately my question is can I put an 04 TB...
  9. Replacing the I-6 with LS1. Possible?

    Hey! New to the forum here. I have an '06 TB with the I-6 and I am considering upgrading to SS "similar" specs. I am just testing the waters, but I'd like to move to a 5.3 or 5.7 and I was wondering if anyone has done a swap like this before or can point me to a link where this is discussed...
  10. New engine buildup

    OEM Issues Check it out and leave me some comments
  11. Custom crate motor install..Balanced and bluprinted

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    Well guys I haven't been around in a while and there has been a reason..... My poor Olds has had Massive coronary failure,emphysema, and been crippled with Polio..... I threw 3 rods,piston rings and blew up my tranny...(I suppose a 200 shot will due that) :duh::bonk: So, seeing that it needed...
  12. Gmt 800/900 engine/ powertrain swap 6.0 dod gmt360!!!

    Engine Tunes/Mods
    Anybody ever think of doing an engine drivetrain swap from a gmt 800/900 series trucks into their gmt360 series suv's? I have a great deal on a 2008 silverado with a 6.0 v8 with d.o.d 6 spd trans and 4wd!!! It was sideswiped, insurance totaled it,but I drove it for 2 hrs no problems, several...