Iron Block Vs Aluminum Block 19992013 Silverado ...
02/05/2009 0183 32BTW the LM7 and L59 5.3L are both iron blocks and the L33 5.3 has aluminum heads and block w/ iron cylinder sleeves. Link to post Share on other sites. 1990ss 2 Posted May 1, 2009. 1990ss. Enthusiast Member 2 339 posts Name: Josh Lo ion: Indiana Gender: Male Drives: 2008 Silverado crew cab Vortec Max Share Posted May 1, 2009. One difference Ive noticed with my aluminum block Ok, this might be a stupid question but... Whats the difference between an iron block 5.3 or an aluminum Pros/cons Difference in power Reliabil...I am not an engineer I would say the iron block for trucks is just for durability under all conditions, and the aluminum blocks are more performanc...Iron blocks are less prone to quotcrackingquot, but having aluminum heads makes for some sealing issues from what I hear.Heres a link to what the differences are: www.gmtrucks.com/forums/index.php...95383 and ampst15 BTW the LM7 and L59 5.3L are both iron bloc...One difference Ive noticed with my aluminum block is that it warms up ALOT faster in the winter than iron blocks. Aluminum blocks also weigh quite...Yep. I know that from living in Maine, aluminum blocks blocks warm up much quicker, but are more prone to warping if you dont let them warm up. So....I always wondered why the aluminum blocks achieved 1520 more HP than the iron blocks. thanks for the info . Really wish I would have had that know...GM only used the L33 aluminum version 5.3L from 2005 to 2007 and only in extended cab 4wd Silverado and Sierra 1500 trucks. A fully dressed L33 wei...My 08 Crew Cab Z71 4x4 has an the aluminum block/heads. Not sure if its the L33 or not, but I think this motor was used in all the 1500 Crew Cabs.The difference is weight. Pure and simple. There are different internals and head designs used in different generations of both blocks. These resul...is the aluminum 5.3 interchangeable with the iron block ...08/03/2020Are There Any Noticeable Differences Between 5.3 Aluminum ...13/01/2011
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17/04/2018 0183 32The 2003 and earlier iron and aluminum blocks used two different head bolt lengths while all later blocks changed to a common length. Cylinder bore diameter is perhaps the most obvious differentiator with regard to iron or aluminum blocks. The iron 4.8L and 5.3L blocks share a common bore at 3.78 inches. Next up in size is the original 5.7L 345ci at 3.898. One advantage to the iron blocks
Make The Case: Iron vs. Aluminum Engine Blocks
01/03/2021 0183 32And although iron blocks can handle more power, wellbuilt modern aluminum blocks can be pretty stout as well. So much of it comes down to the tune some guys will break blocks at 1,800 horsepower, while others make 3,500 horsepower and have 700 passes on a block. Over the last 10 years or so, weve taken a lot of feedback from our customers and have improved our aluminum blocks to
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08/03/2020 0183 32hi guys ive been lurking for a while but this is my first post. i work for an independent shop and i have an opportunity to buy an 08 silverado that has the aluminum 5.3. the motor is shot. i already put new main and rod bearings at the owners request but to no avail it needs a motor. my question...
5.3 Liter Block Break down Street Trucks
03/12/2018 0183 32When built correctly, the smaller 5.3liter motor will beat an ironheaded small block in a drag race because it makes more torque and more horsepower with aluminum heads, so its going to be 40 pounds lighter. By simply upgrading the cam to something similar in the small blocks 222 at 0.050 you can create power numbers you will be surprised with. Understandably the 6.0 swap can produce ...
2008 Silverado 1500 2wd 5.3l: Aluminum Block Vs. Iron ...
17/08/2008 0183 32Actually there are four 5.3 engines... An ironblock non flex fuelRPO LY5. An ironblock flex fuelRPO LMG. An aluminum block non flex fuelRPO LH6. An aluminum block flex fuelRPO LC9 The iron blocks are mostly in the regular and extendedcab trucks,And the aluminum blocks are in
Iron Vs Aluminum LS engine weight YouTube
5:3612/01/2019 0183 32I really wanted to know the difference between a aluminum and steel block weight. I had my LM7 5.3 Block laying around and my new LS2 6.0 engine block laying... Josh Mason
LS Cylinder Blocks Guide for HighPerformance LS Engine DIY
22/09/2015 0183 32The 19982004 casting 12551358 and 20022004 casting 12567392, 12567393 block used in the 4.8 and 5.3liter LR4, LM7, and L59 utilize a 3.779inchbore ironblock. The 5.3 LM4 casting 12566910 , as well as its current Gen IV counterparts, the LS4 casting 12569004 and LH6/LC9/L33 casting 12572733 , were the few to be made of aluminum because of cost and NVH
How much does an Aluminum LS Block weigh AlienTeknology
20/06/2017 0183 32The Aluminum 5.7 L LS block came in around 109 lbs. The Iron 5.3 LS block came in around 218 lbs. The difference in material loss, as you can see, is almost negligible between the 5.3 vs 5.7 vs 6.0 bore sizes. It all comes down to casing material.
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17/08/2007 0183 321 Aluminum block is 90lbs lighter, disapates heat quicker. 2 L33 has LS6 type heads with larger intake and exhaust ports, larger 64cc combustion area. 3 L33 has flat top coated pistons bringing the compression ratio to 9.9:1 Vs. LM7s 9.5:1. 4
Aluminum or Cast Iron GM Truck Club Forum
2007913ensp 0183ensp2,428 Posts. 2 183 Sep 13, 2007. Your engine should be the 5.3 L59 aluminum. GM does make an aluminum block variant of the 5.3 that has been used in GMs truck lineup with models like the SSR. The 5.3 Generation III engines came in the following variants: LM4, L59 aluminum LM7 cast iron and were used in: L59 flexiblefuel, allowing E85 ...
LS Engine Codes Explained LSX Magazine
2016427ensp 0183enspThere is controversy over if this engine was the replacement for the Gen II smallblock 350 engine or if the 5.3 iron block is the new 350 as it is more common and less expensive. This all new engine featured an aluminum block and cylinder heads hedral port 10:1:1 compression, a bore of 3.898 inches and a stroke of3
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2016925ensp 0183enspThere will also be some discussion of the two other Gen III V8 variants, the 4.8liter LR4 and 5.3liter LM7 castiron block, aluminumhead engines. These are very common in trucks and SUVs. The 4.8 and 5.3liter engines use common architecture to the LS1 and LQ Gen III V8 engines, so the information presented on the 5
LY5 5.3L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore and Stroke ...
2018614ensp 0183enspLY5 5.3L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore and Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs and More. The LY5 engine is a 5.3L Gen. IV ironblock engine used in GM trucks and SUVs between 2007 and 2009. For marketing purposes, it was also known as the
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2015101ensp 0183enspCastiron and aluminum each exhibit different material properties which leads to different engine block designs. In simplest terms, castiron is a stronger material with a harder surface that is more resistant to wear. This allows castiron blocks to have the cylinder walls integrated as parts of the block itself. On the downside, castiron ...
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2010525ensp 0183enspRe: whats it worth aluminum block 5.3 L33 lsx oops , The engine block is a caminblock deep skirt 90 degree V configuration with five crankshaft bearing caps. The engine block is cast aluminum. The five crankshaft bearing caps each have four vertical M10 and two
Engine weights LSx vs. SBC vs. BBC. NastyZ28.com
2012112ensp 0183enspLS3 alum block, heads 3334 lbs. LS327 iron block, alum heads 3386 lbs. ZZ4 and ZZ383 SBC, iron block, allum heads 3360 lbs. ZZ427 iron BBC, alum heads 3520 lbs. Im most surprised that the LS7 is so much heavier than the LS3. I didnt think
2,000 HP 416 cid LT Engine Engine Builder Magazine
202132ensp 0183enspThe GM 6.6 iron block shares many similar traits with the 6.2L aluminum version found in newer Camaros, Silverado 1500s, Cadillac CTSVs and Corvettes, making it a direct swap for the factory aluminum units. The iron block retains all the great characteristics from the aluminum 6.2, such as oil squirters paired with larger head fasteners than ...
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Aluminum pistons wear very well against cast iron cylinder walls. The main disadvantage of iron being is its weight, engine blocks are now being cast from lightweight aluminum. An aluminum block weighs much less than a castiron block. An aluminum piston skin rubbing against an aluminum
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Chevy 5.3 Engine VehicleHistory
11/8/2021 0183 32The first production 5.3liter Chevy V8 Vortec 5300 is found in various vehicles from 1999 to 2007. This includes, but is not limited to, the likes of the Chevy Silverado, Avalanche, and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. Furthermore, Yukon, Tahoe, and Suburban SUVs are also equipped with the 5.3. Finally, the engine can also be found in Chevy Express ...
5.3L Vortec Engine Specs HCDMAG.com
5.3 Vortec Performance Specs. The original 5.3L Vortec, the LM7, produced 270 horsepower and 315 lbft of torque. Before the Gen III engine design was phased out from the 5.3 L Vortec offering, the L33, marketed as the high output version, was reaching 310 horsepower and 335 lbft of torque.
LC9 5.3L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore and Stroke, Cylinder
23/8/2018 0183 32LC9 Block Specs Casting Number 125771048, 12601900, 12569513, 12568573 Material Aluminum Displacement 5.3L / 325 c.i.d. Bore Dia. 3.780 in. Stroke 3.622 in. Deck Height 9.240 in. Bore Spacing 4.400 in. Thrust Bearing Lo ion 3 Main Main Cap Style 6
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19/9/2018 0183 32We do a few iron block sleeve installations, but most of our businesses is aluminum, Anderson says. The difference is the clearances required for the sleeve. Theres also clearance differences between using a dry liner versus the Darton MID sleeve.
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7/6/2017 0183 32Best of all, these iron blocks are a fraction of the cost of a comparable aluminum block, as GM manufactures twice as many iron Gen III/IV motors than aluminum motors. For a biginch aluminum stroker combo, its tough to beat the value of the 4.000 inchbore LS2 block and the 4.065inchbore 6.2L block.
Junkyard LS Tech: How to Tell a Gen 3 from a Gen 4 LS Engine Lowbuck LS
4/2/2020 0183 32These will be found on the front of the engine, underneath the drivers side cylinder head, to the right of the water pump, as shown in the attached pictures. If its a Gen 3 engine, with an iron block, and a truck intake manifold, with a 4.8/5.3 stamped on the block, its either a 4.8L LR4 engine or a 5.3L LM7 or L59 engine. Theres no ...
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Google . Our LM7 5.3 liter Vortec Short Block Engine is on sale. In 1999 this generation 3 5.3 Vortec hit the market and was used in Cadillac, Chevy and GMC trucks and SUVs. Featuring a cast iron block and aluminum heads the LM7 engine became one of the most popular out of the Vortec series. Unlike a rebuilt LM7 small block our units come ...
LS swap 5.3 or 6.0 NastyZ28.com
7/12/2012 0183 32I dont know the difference between all the different designations, ie LS2, LS6, LQ4 . I know the LS1 is an aluminum block 5.7L , other than that Im not sure. I am trying to plan out my swap, any and all help and info is much appreciated. Dec 6, 2012 2 ...
boring a 5.3 to 5.7 LS1
27/3/2007 0183 325.3 to 5.7 block. you can bore a 5.3 to be 5.7 if you have a castiron block you can also bore a 4.8 to be a 5.7 but you have to use the 5.7 stroke crank your 5.3 bore right now is 96mm and your going to bore it to 99mm so yes it will work if you have a cast iron block if you have a aluminum 5.3 you will have to have inserts put in the block and ...
GM Performance LY6 6.0L Cast Iron Block LSX Performance Parts
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Iron Vs Aluminum LS engine weight YouTube
5:36Jan 12, 2019 0183 32I really wanted to know the difference between a aluminum and steel block weight. I had my LM7 5.3 Block laying around and my new LS2 6.0 engine block laying... Josh Mason
L59 5.3L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L59 Mods ...
Oct 12, 2018 0183 32The 5.3L iron blocks had shorter cylinder sleeves than the aluminum blocks 5.430 in. vs. 5.500 in., on average . Much of the piston skirt drops out of the bottom of the cylinder at BDC. The best piston manufacturers have compensated for this by eliminating skirt taper until a point well above where it meets the bottom of the cylinder sleeve at ...
Engine Dimensions BD Turnkey Engines LLC
VORTEC IRON BLOCK 4.8, 5.3, 6.0 580LBS VORTEC ALUMINUM BLOCK 5.3L L33 500LBS. 6.0L LQ9 with 3 Piece Engine Covers. Typical 4.8, 5.3, 6.0 Truck Engine with 1 Piece engine cover. This is a standard 4.8, 5.3, or 6.0 without the Cover AND an FBody oil pan.
LS Engine Codes Explained LSX Magazine
Apr 27, 2016 0183 32There is controversy over if this engine was the replacement for the Gen II smallblock 350 engine or if the 5.3 iron block is the new 350 as it is more common and less expensive. This all new engine featured an aluminum block and cylinder heads hedral port 10:1:1 compression, a bore of 3.898 inches and a stroke of 3.62 inches.
Choosing an LS engine for Your Next Drag Car RacingJunk
Dec 04, 2014 0183 325.3liter: The most common LS truck engine 327 cubic inches , it uses the same iron block with 3.78inch bores as the 4.8liter, but with a longer stroke, 3.62inch crankshaft. There are both iron and aluminum cylinder blocks.
LY5 5.3L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore and Stroke ...
Jun 14, 2018 0183 32LY5 5.3L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore and Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs and More. The LY5 engine is a 5.3L Gen. IV ironblock engine used in GM trucks and SUVs between 2007 and 2009. For marketing purposes, it was also known as the Vortec 5300. The information listed here is for a stock LY5 engine. Mechanically similar, General Motors LS ...
GM 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec LC9 Engine Info, Power, Specs, Wiki ...
GM 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec LC9 Engine. The 5.3L V8 Vortec LC9 was an engine produced by General Motors for use in the 20062014 GMT900based Chevrolet Suburban 4WD and
Building Blocks: The Foundation of Any Engine Build ...
Jan 17, 2014 0183 32The main advantages with aluminum blocks are lighter weight up to 100 lbs. or more depending on the engine , easier machinability and better cooling. Aluminum blocks may be made from a high grade 357T6 aluminum or other alloy. Aluminum blocks are usually sleeved, typically with centrifugally cast ductile iron sleeves.
Buyers Guide to Ford Modular 4.6Liter Short Blocks ...
Feb 12, 2013 0183 32Although a cast iron block is cheaper and is available from Team JDM, an aluminum block is suggested for better cooling purposes and for the weight savings of over 70 pounds that it offers. Since the 4.6L version short block was available in the Mustang from 1999 to 2010, the JDM Engineering 302E stroker is built with a variety of options.
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EJ20G Subaru Engine
The cylinder block had an opendeck design to enhance cooling efficiency and drytype, cast iron cylinder liners. Crankshaft and pistons For the EJ20G engine, the crankshaft was supported by five bearings that were made from aluminium alloy, while the no. 3 thrust bearing had a metal flange to receive thrust force.
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EZ36D Subaru Engine
The EZ36D engine had a diecast aluminium cylinder block with 92.0 mm bores and a 91.0 mm stroke for a capacity of 3630 cc. For the EZ36D, sintered iron pieces within cylinder block controlled thermal expansion of journal clearances during warmup according to Subaru, the iron pieces also relieved shocks to the crankshaft journals and reduced overall vibrations.