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Vortec Engine Installed

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Here it is, nearly twice the horsepower and torque, in a tight-fitting but ever-so-trick package. The 4.3L Vortec conversion isn't the simplest of swaps, but it nets as much power as many small-block V-8s we've encountered. When Hi-Tech Automotive and Rocky Mountain Off Road Specialties finish a buildup like this, it's hard to call it a Toy, and words like stealth fighter and pocket rocket don't seem like exaggerations.

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