The complete collection of any video affiliated with what used to be a plain old C10 pickup truck and its evolution into the amazingness of what it is today.
Here is a list of everything I bought to do the 5.3 Swap into the Gray Pearl. This list includes a wideband and HPTuners which could save you $700 if you already have access to something equivalent, but also includes the $500 I got for selling my old power train,
I am going to be basing this on my 2003 5.3 swap into a 1985 C10, but this should be very similar for any return style fuel rail setup that is going into a vehicle that was originally carbureted. The stock fuel rail already has the fuel pressure regulator on
Once the 5.3 was in a safe space away from the evils of the world, it was time for the pearl to get a hair cut. The kind of haircut that involves a reciprocating saw and loss of some major components. We started with the hood, then moved to the
There aren't enough performance stickers or cool points on the planet to get the pearl to break its mind bending top speed of 71 mph. I mean sure, I could have rebuilt the tired old 350 a third time and spent more than $60 like last time, but where is the
Back at the Janky Shack headquarters, secretly located in suburbia, the Gray Pearl was looking a bit boring. So obviously, the best decision was for Zenkor to throw $3 worth of spray paint at the door.
For those of you building a rat rod, lemon's car or junkyard spaceship, follow this