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    Should I drill a hole here?

    Yeah it's on the driver's side, but I couldn't get it through there. The factory wires running through there are packed in tight, and they didn't leave enough room to get by them. Not when the holes don't line up and are 6 inches apart. You'd need a dynamic fish tape that could twist and turn on...
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    Should I drill a hole here?

    I have a 1987 Chevy Silverado, and I added one-touch windows. You no longer have to hold the button down to operate the power windows. You just press it once like in a newer vehicle. The job is almost finished, but I need to run a power wire through the side of the cab and up into the firewall...
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    How much power can I make from a 5.3l LS with these limitations?

    I've heard of people who increased power and fuel mileage. They increase efficiency, say by adding a full exhaust system including headers. I'm just looking for all the little tips and tricks like that for the 5.3L, aside from the obvious well known ones. If there are any, maybe there's not.
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    How much power can I make from a 5.3l LS with these limitations?

    I totally understand what you're saying and I've done it before. But... not this time. This time I'm building a classy old street squarebody that I want to last. And once it's built, I want to work on it as little as possible. That's why I want an LS, their reliability. This is because I've got...
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    How much power can I make from a 5.3l LS with these limitations?

    Well aside from the fact that many people here don't believe you can increase power through efficiency, what did we learn here today? To sum up, accomplishing my goals means I should: 1. Get a full exhaust system including long tube headers 2. Use a custom ground cam. 3. Polish, but maybe not...
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    How much power can I make from a 5.3l LS with these limitations?

    5.3 is something like 110 more hp than the 350. And 30 more tq, if both are stock. It's probably not a good comparison if the 5.3L is in a 6k lb tahoe. Was your truck a single cab? If so it as a lot lighter than either of those vehicles that had the 5.3L. I notice you did say a 96 model. They...
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    How much power can I make from a 5.3l LS with these limitations?

    I will be using a donor truck. It will take care of most of the conversion difficulties. Then I'll part out the rest of the truck and make most (if not all) of the money back that I spent buying the donor. So it's kind of like getting the engine and trans for free. It's a huge help. I consider...
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    Maybe that issue is largely... over with. Things change and companies will sometimes get QC issues under control. Maybe now, every once in awhile one will get by but for the most part they're back to the good old days.
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    It sounds like we're close to reaching the pinnacle of oil filter design. In what ways could they improve, aside from the obvious quality control issues we see sometimes?
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    How much power can I make from a 5.3l LS with these limitations?

    Hi all. I'm looking to replace the dead 350 in my old 87 Silverado. Needs new piston rings. I want to use a 5.3L LS engine from a newer truck, but I figured why not add a little spice to it first. However, there are some limitations I want to abide by. They are: 1. Can't harm the factory fuel...
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    Ford taking shots at Elon Musk

    The entire auto industry including Ford should be much more deeply embarrassed at the world class beat down Tesla has given them all. And that they weren't the ones who were innovative enough to come up with such electric cars. Who's that auto-engineering consultant guy everybody respects? He...
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    Yeah somebody suggested supertech and I like 99% 20 micron for 10k miles. Is that the best these days? Or has someone come out with 99% 10 micron now? I'm afraid I'm not up to speed on oil filters anymore.
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    But do you also get the coveted 20 micron filtration?
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    I like to use 10,000 mile OCI. That's what made me want to use RP. It's also what attracted me to Purolator One, it says it's 10k miles.
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    Didn't know you could do this. My usual places (amazon, ebay) just kept going higher. Do people generally like RP filters? Reading this site, seems like all the filters are made by like 3 different companies and they just put different labels on them.
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    How is the Purolator One these days?

    Royal Purple filters have priced me out. Back when they were roughly $17 each, I didn't mind paying a premium for one of the top filters you could buy. But now they're about $30 for me. And I can't justify it any longer. So I'm considering switching to the Purolator One, which everyone used to...
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    I'm DONE with "premium" oil filters

    What are the best "top of the line filtration + mileage" filters. Next question, what are the boutique filters, and are they arguably better than the top of the line? But to respond to the OP, yeah those lousy colleges can teach their students to be false if they want to, but it won't be...
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