Information on GMC 350 Engines

Fri, 07/03/2009 - 09:50

The GM 350 V-8 was introduced in 1967 and considered as the standard engine for Chevrolet and GMC trucks. This 5.7-liter General Motors 350 engine has been one of GM’s most durable engines. It was primarily used in passenger cars.

Initial Specifications:

The first GM 350 V-8 shifted 350 cubic inches or 5.7 liters, produced 145 horsepower along with a 4-inch bore and 3.48-inch stroke as well.


These days, newest generation GM 350 produces 350 hp and 350 lb.-feet of torque together with a 4-speed automatic transmission.

Compression Ratio:

As said by GM 350’s ability to produce 350 lb.-feet of torque is because of its high 9.2:1 compression ratio


During 1999, GM 350 was considered as the usual power plant for the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado pickups and GMC Tahoe and Chevy Suburban as well however in accordance with, it was introduced as an engine option for the Camaro, Nova and the Corvette, together with Oldsmobile’s and Pontiacs.

End of the Line:

The 5.7-liter 350 was produced in 2002 and then replaced by 5.3-liter version which was more compact and efficient

Crate Engine:

Nowadays, the 350 is taken as the General Motors’ most important replacement, crate engine that can be acquired entire and then mounted in nearly all GM vehicles

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