GM resumes production of its old V8 350 engineAugust 2, 2020
The American concern General Motors will soon start selling a 5.7-liter V8 engine, which is known as the 350. The engine, which is 100% new parts, is intended for old trucks and vans that were assembled from 1987 to 2002.
The press service of the American concern General Motors announced that now anyone can buy a completely new 5.7-liter V8 engine for their old pickup or van. The motor is intended for those models that were released in the period from the late 1980s to the beginning. 2000s. It should be noted that earlier, owners of old GM cars could buy remanufactured versions of this engine.
GM’s press service separately states that all 350 V8 engines are brand new and have no remanufactured components. In addition, they are covered by a three-year warranty or 160,934 km.
Buyers will be offered a 5.7-liter V8 Gen 1, such engines are designed for trucks, vans and SUVs built between 1987 and 1995, Gen 1e LD – for light trucks made in 1996-2002, as well as Gen 1e HD – for heavy trucks built from 1996 to 2002.
The new GM 350 service engines are equipped with completely new master blocks. They also come with new forged steel cylinder heads and block castings and crankshafts, as well as new valve covers, oil pan, timing case and dipstick tubes on both sides. The entire replacement engine comes with precision CNC machined cylinder heads, block castings and other components.
“Based on the history and versatility of the original 350 engines, first available in Chevrolet models such as the sporty Camaro and Corvette, we have decided to continue production of this engine,” – said Andrew McKittrick, GM Engine Range Manager.
GM 350 V8 Service Engines are now available from Authorized GM Dealerships or Genuinegmparts.com. GM Authority Says GM Offers A Similar New 350 V8 Service Engine For $ 2,807
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