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GM Hit With Another Lawsuit For 5.3L Vortec V8 Oil Consumption

This latest Vortec V8 lawsuit was filed in Missouri.
By |January 11th, 2021|5.3L Vortec V8, Article Type, Avalanche, Business, Chevrolet, GMC, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Powertrain, Sierra, Sierra 1500, Silverado, Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL|Comments Off on GM Hit With Another Lawsuit For 5.3L Vortec V8 Oil Consumption|

GM Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Vortec V8 Engine In Full-Size SUVs And Pickups

Multiple lawsuits have been filed against GM over oil burn problems with the Vortec V8.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against General Motors Over 5.3L V8 Oil Burn Issues

There were a number of problems with the plaintiff's claims.
By |November 5th, 2020|5.3L Vortec V8, Article Type, Avalanche, Canyon, Chevrolet, Colorado/S10, Express, GMC, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Powertrain, Quality, Reliability, Reported Problem, Reputation, Savana, Sierra, Sierra 1500, Silverado, Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL|Comments Off on Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against General Motors Over 5.3L V8 Oil Burn Issues|

Garage Built, LS-Swapped Chevrolet C10 Is A Budget Build Done Right: Video

You don't need to spend a ton of cash to have a cool vintage pickup.

New Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors Over 5.3L V8 Oil Burn Issues

A separate lawsuit was filed over the same issue late last year as well.
By |April 29th, 2020|5.3L Vortec V8, Article Type, Avalanche, Business, Chevrolet, GMC, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Powertrain, Quality, Reliability, Sierra, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon|Comments Off on New Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors Over 5.3L V8 Oil Burn Issues|
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    East Coast Defender Turns Out Another LS-Swapped Land Rover: Project Punisher

East Coast Defender Turns Out Another LS-Swapped Land Rover: Project Punisher

Utilizing GM's 5.3 Vortec V-8, Project Punisher is focused on luxury rather than off-roading.
By |October 15th, 2017|5.3L Vortec V8, Accessories and Aftermarket, Aftermarket Parts & Accessories, Competition, Fun Stuff, Land Rover, Other Product, Powertrain, Special vehicles, Tuning|Comments Off on East Coast Defender Turns Out Another LS-Swapped Land Rover: Project Punisher|
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    East Coast Defender Project Blackout Is A GM-Powered Off-Road Beast

East Coast Defender Project Blackout Is A GM-Powered Off-Road Beast

The Project Blackout uses a Chevrolet Silverado V8 engine.
By |July 18th, 2017|5.3L Vortec V8, Announcement, Article Type, Fun Stuff, Future product, News, Powertrain, Reveal, Special vehicles|Comments Off on East Coast Defender Project Blackout Is A GM-Powered Off-Road Beast|
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    1977 Toyota Hilux With Turbocharged LS1 V8 Swap Is Kind Of Crazy, Kind Of Awesome

1977 Toyota Hilux With Turbocharged LS1 V8 Swap Is Kind Of Crazy, Kind Of Awesome

So many possibilities with a truck like this.
By |May 8th, 2017|5.3L Vortec V8, Article Type, Competition, eBay-Craigslist-Auction Find, Fun Stuff, GMA Special, LS Swap, LS1, News, Powertrain, Toyota|Comments Off on 1977 Toyota Hilux With Turbocharged LS1 V8 Swap Is Kind Of Crazy, Kind Of Awesome|

Turbo 5.3L LS Junkyard Build Nets 611 Horsepower

A $300 engine with intake, carb, and cam changes puts out ungodly power with the addition of turbos.
By |December 10th, 2014|5.3L Vortec V8, Accessories and Aftermarket, Chevrolet, Fun Stuff, News, Powertrain|Comments Off on Turbo 5.3L LS Junkyard Build Nets 611 Horsepower|

Kooks Exhaust For 2014+ Silverado Add Some Grunt: Video

36 extra horses, 36 extra torques? Yes, sign us up, please.