Rev. 09/29/95
1996 Blazer Specifications
- Engine, Transmission and Suspension

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
L35
Type
Vortec 4300 V6
Block Material
Cast Iron
Cylinder Head Material
Cast Iron
Bore & Stroke (in./mm)
4.0 x 3.48/101.6 x 88.39
Displacement (cu. in./cc)
262/4300
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
Induction System
SFI
Valves/Cylinder
2
Lifters
Hydraulic Roller
Cam Drive
Chain
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
195 @ 4200
Torque @ rpm (SAE net)
250 @ 3200
Redline (rpm)
5600
Recommended Fuel (min.)
87 Octane

TRANSMISSION GEAR RATIOS
4-Speed Electronic Automatic w/Overdrive & Torque Converter (4L60-E) 5-Speed Manual w/Overdrive
(NVG 3500)
1st
3.06 3.49
2nd
1.63 2.16
3rd
1.00 1.40
4th
0.70 1.00
5th
- 0.78
Reverse
2.29 3.55

SUSPENSION
All Models
Frame
All-Welded, Ladder-Type, Channel-Design w/Boxed Front End
Front
Independent w/Computer-Selected Coil (Torsion on 4x4) Springs
Rear
Semi-Elliptic 2-Stage, Multi-Leaf Spring
Shocks (mm)
32
Stabilizer Bar (Front/Rear) (mm)
33/23
Rear Axle (Std.)
Semi-Floating


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