Finally, a fuel-injected diesel V-8 displacing 379 cubic inches, or 6. For Automotive Literature it is hard to beat E Bay! The inside of the bed is nice also. So if you plan on restoring a car or truck, get your hands on a factory service manual, you will not be disappointed! The cylinder heads feature a casting number of either 14096188 or 14097088. The engine block on a 1987 454 engine can be identified by its casting number, 1401544. In the 1987 Chevy 454, the bolts joining the crankshaft to the engine block require 95 ft.
It is a nice driver. Eight-cylinder options began with a 305-cubic-inch 5. To prevent leaks, the oil pan drain plug should receive 20 ft. An 88 454 is a pretty weak motor, powerwise. In 1987, the 454 had a bore of 4. Finally, what rear ends came in what models, and what ratios were available. This info was gathered from many sources.
I haven't checked it myself yet, but I think he said it's up to around 8 or 9 mpg now. I know of no other source on the web with this info displayed as clearly, all in one place. Hate to thread-jack a bit here but I have a question about fuel consumption and my 454 as well. Vehicle Photography Not Available We're sorry. This engine was used in cars until 1974, after which time it was placed exclusively in Chevy trucks, such as the Suburban and the C10, until the late 1990s. The Chevrolet C-Series was the company's full-size truck line for 1985, including pickups and Suburbans.
Lots of just 1-2000 rpm driving through town and mud holes. The two-door truck rode on a wheelbase of 117. The standard transmission was a four-speed manual synchromesh unit with a floor-mounted shifter. Chevrolet began producing its big block engine series in the 1950s and 1960s. It was also available in Fleetside form with four doors, as either a Bonus Cab or Crew Cab. The most common Chevy big block is the 454 cubic inch displacement engine.
I have personally driven this truck 300 or 400 miles. The older manuals didn't include wiring. Get over to E Bay! The C20 was available with a range of body styles and options. The only know issues are a grabby L front brake caliper after the truck has sat a few days, and the tilt mechanism needs to be tightened up. This truck is lifted with 38.
The base engine was an overhead-valve V-6 displacing 262 cubic inches, or 4. This 4x4 runs strong, with no smoke or noise. Gear ratios are listed too. It includes all pricing for all 1977 Chevrolet vehicles, the cost of all options, all the separate optional equipment catalogs and believe me there are lots even a brochure for the Blazer Chalet. The C20 designation also applied to the four-door wagon-bodied Suburban, which had a 129. Custom Deluxe was the basic trim level, Scottsdale was next up the food chain, and Silverado continued to rule the roost as the top-of-the-line trim. To an 82L tank, I barely get 150kms.
These casting numbers are important if you are purchasing a used 454 engine, as they will allow you to identify that the correct components are installed. The oil-pump-cover-to-oil-pump bolts screw to 6. The exhaust manifold bolts to the cylinder head with 20 ft. The rarity comes from the fact that the 1987 regular cab pick-up was a one year only model, featuring the last year for this classic body, but with modern fuel injection. I have gotten many manuals there. The '85 C20 had a semi-floating rear axle and used power front disc and rear drum brakes to stop. The C20 came with a long 8-foot or short 6.
Its curb weight was just under 4,500 lbs. As mentioned the body is 100% rustfree. We photograph vehicles as they become available to us in our area, but some older or hard-to-find models may not be represented within this tool on our site due to availability. You can also find truck parts as well. Here's a list of transmissions offered, with available engines.
It was a solid 6 mpg from the day it was bought new. Every nut bolt and screw location, torque specs, and a ton more. When discussing an internal combustion engine, bore refers to the diameter of the engine's cylinders, which house a moving ring-and-piston assembly, and stroke refers to the distance that the pistons inside the cylinders move from top to bottom. The cylinder head bolts require 80 ft. A few years ago my dad swapped in a 5-speed stick after going through 3 transmissions in less than 75,000 miles. One could get this body style till 91 in Blazer's, Suburban's, and crew cab's, but not in regular cab pick-ups.