Author Topic: vortex engine swap  (Read 1368 times)

Offline jwpa2

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vortex engine swap
« on: October 20, 2021, 11:24:00 AM »
So I imagine some of you all have done a vortex 5.7 engine swap, I have done this swap with an aluminum Intake, edelbrock carb., and HEI, I was wondering if any of you were having a minor problem like me, it is really hard to get the timing set and when it's close I don't have much adjustment on the distributor like you would on a let's say 1980 model motor with the same HEI setup. Thank you all for reading.

Offline VileZambonie

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Re: vortex engine swap
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2021, 11:44:45 AM »
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The timing is exactly the same strategy and any SBC. Simply clock the distributor back one tooth.
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Offline fitz

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Re: vortex engine swap
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2021, 03:56:30 AM »
Vile got you covered.
Does your HEI have a melonized gear on it ?