Small-Block Family (Gen I) – 350ci

GM Small-Block Family (Gen I) – 350ci

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L05

Usage

  • Buick Roadmaster (Gen 8)
  • Cadillac Brougham
  • Cadillac Fleetwood (Gen 1)
  • Chevrolet C/K (GMT400)
  • Chevrolet Caprice (Gen 3)
  • Chevrolet Caprice (Gen 4)
  • Chevrolet G-Series Van (Gen 3)
  • Chevrolet K5 Blazer (Gen 2)
  • Chevrolet Suburban (Gen 7)
  • GMC C/K (GMT400)
  • GMC Jimmy (Gen 2)
  • Hummer H1
  • Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser (Gen 3)

L31

Usage

  • Cadillac Escalade (GMT400)
  • Chevrolet C/K (GMT400)
  • Chevrolet Express (Gen 1)
  • Chevrolet Tahoe/Suburban (GMT400)
  • GMC C/K (GMT400)
  • GMC Savana (Gen 1)

L46

Usage

  • Chevrolet Corvette (C3)

L48

This section is still under construction, and may not have complete information.

The “original” Chevy 350.

Usage

  • Chevrolet Camaro (Gen 1)
  • Chevrolet Caprice (Gen 1)
  • Chevrolet Chevelle (Gen 2)
  • Chevrolet Corvette (Gen 3)
  • Chevrolet El Camino (Gen 3)
  • Chevrolet Impala (Gen 4)
  • Chevrolet Nova/II (Gen 3)
  • Chevrolet Nova (Gen 4)

L65

Two barrel carb version of the LM1.

L81

Usage

  • Chevrolet Corvette (C3)

L82

Usage

  • Chevrolet Camaro (Gen 2)
  • Chevrolet Corvette (C3)

L83

Problems

  • Throttle body fuel injection means that the car can starve itself of fuel in high-G corners, and in some cases can actually spill fuel onto the hot engine and catch fire

Usage

L98

Problems

  • Worn valve guides, which can cause a puff of blue smoke during a cold start
  • Failed intake manifold gasket may produce an oil leak

Usage

LM1

LS9

LT-1

Usage

  • Chevrolet Camaro (Gen 2)
  • Chevrolet Corvette (C3)

LT-9

ZQ3

Usage

  • Chevrolet Corvette (C3)