Looking like I'm doing the AFM delete sooner than expected. - Chevy TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer SS and GMC Envoy Forum



Welcome Enthusiast! If you already own a Chevy TrailBlazer or GMC Envoy or perhaps thinking of purchasing such a vehicle, then you have come to the best TrailBlazer and Envoy site on the net! Rainier, Bravada, Ascender, and 9-7x owners welcome too!

You are currently viewing our site as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to search and post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.
Join Today!
Go Back   Chevy TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer SS and GMC Envoy Forum > 2002 - 2009 TrailBlazer/Envoy Tech > 02-09 Vortec 5.3L V8 Engine and Drivetrain > Engine Tunes/Mods

Engine Tunes/Mods Performance Engine Tuning/Engine Modifications

TrailVoy.com is the premier GMC Envoy Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 06-27-2018, 11:32 PM
Rain Rain is offline
Junior Member
 
2007 GMC Envoy Denali
Liquid Silver Metallic 5.3L V8 4X4
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Indiana
Posts: 18
Looking like I'm doing the AFM delete sooner than expected.

I recently got a 2007 Envoy Denali with the 5.3 and 4x4. We drove it about an hour home, no ticking. Drove the next day for about an hour, no ticking. And then later that day I went for a drive and all of a sudden the engine sounds like lifter tick.

I work at a chevy dealership, so I had my friend who is a tech check it out and he said its lifter tick and from the sound of it, the cam might be chewed up.

I've been planning on building a seperate motor on the side with AFM delete, but later down the road. Looks like I'm going to have to have it done now. Going to ask around tomorrow and see how much I can get the kit installed for. Because that way I'll have almost a rebuilt head (hoping the springs, pushrods and rockers are in good shape). The Envoy has 147k, so I figure they should be good.

The kit is from Texas Speed, it was about $570 configured for me. Thinking about getting a new waterpump just because for preventative maintenance. Even tho I'm going to be broke after all of this.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Chevy TrailBlazer, TrailBlazer SS and GMC Envoy Forum forums, you must first register.

Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
(Only letters, numbers, dashes and underscores are permitted for user names)
The user name that you choose is permanent and can never be changed.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


» Sponsors

Advertising Info

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:41 PM.


Chevy TrailBlazer and GMC Envoy Enthusiasts - Copyright 2004 - 2009 All Rights Reserved.
All trademarks referenced herein are property of their respective owners.
RSS Feed