I got 97 k1500 with a 350 can I put a 90 model Chevy 350 engine in it

Asked by Jun 05, 2017 at 07:55 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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75,535

No, not without a lot of modifications. For one, the '97 has a OBDII computer to run the engine and transmission and the engine is a Vortec multi port fuel injected engine, where as the '90 has a OBD1 computer to run the engine and transmission, and the engine has a TBI set-up on it. The parts do not interchange.

82,955

Your truck will probably never pass smog inspection after such a swap.

75,535

Since my State does not require smog tests, I always forget about that factor of emissions test ...lol

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