Motor replacement

Asked by Apr 02, 2017 at 07:42 PM about the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am replacing a 1990 model Z71 truck
motor the truck has a 5-speed transmission
it has the 350 TBI throttle body I am having
trouble getting the end of the transmission
up into the clutch assembly and the engine
motor mounts to go over the ones that are
on the chase any suggestions

1 Answer

49,425

You need a clutch alignment tool to get the clutch lined up so the transmission input shaft will fully engage the pilot bearing and the clutch disk.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Motor replacement 1 answer

    I am replacing a 1990 model Z71 truck motor the truck has a 5-speed transmission it has the 350 TBI throttle body I am having trouble getting the end of the transmission up into the clutch assembl...

    Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Motor swap 1 answer

    I have 04 chevy silverado 1500 that locked up on me. i purchased a used motor from a reputable parts dealer. My mechanic says that its a different motor it has 2 fuel lines and the injectors are tall...

    2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Motor swap

    I have a 2003 Chevy 1500. The motor and tranny are good but the body and frame is junk .. What years will my motor and tranny fit into.

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Bed 2WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Motor swap!!! 1 answer

    Would the motor out of a 2002 GMC Yukon 5.3 fit in a 2000 chevy Silverado 1500?

    2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 silverado motor swap? 1 answer

    will soon need to take out the 5.3ltr V8 (415k miles/original motor) lots of valve clattering. would like to replace with 350 small block, will transmission need to be swapped as well

    2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,440
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,950
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,650
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
192 Great Deals out of 9,593 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford F-150
378 Great Deals out of 9,669 listings starting at $995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
57 Great Deals out of 539 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
4 Great Deals out of 829 listings starting at $6,495
Used Toyota Tundra
15 Great Deals out of 734 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Tacoma
19 Great Deals out of 815 listings starting at $8,495
Used Ram 1500
360 Great Deals out of 24,149 listings starting at $845
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
3 Great Deals out of 556 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Colorado
13 Great Deals out of 1,331 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Camaro
753 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
18 Great Deals out of 846 listings starting at $2,450
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
4 listings starting at $10,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
4 listings starting at $9,995
Used Ford Mustang
10 Great Deals out of 1,277 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Titan
15 Great Deals out of 692 listings starting at $100

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.