Rev. 10/20/95
1996 C/K Pickup Specifications
- Gasoline and Diesel Engines

GASOLINE ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
L35 L30 L31 L29
Type Vortec 4300 V6 Vortec 5000 V8 Vortec 5700 V8 Vortec 7400 V8
Block Material
Cast Iron Cast Iron Cast Iron Cast Iron
Cylinder Head Material
Cast Iron Cast Iron Cast Iron Cast Iron
Bore & Stroke (in.)
4.00 x 3.48 3.74 x 3.48 4.00 x 3.48 4.25 x 4.00
Bore & Stroke (mm)
101.6 x 88.4 95.0 x 88.4 101.6 x 88.4 107.9 x 101.6
Displacement (cu.in./cc)
262/4300 305/5012 350/5733 454/7439
Compression Ratio
9.2:1 9.4:1 9.4:1 9.0:1
Induction System
SFI SFI SFI SFI
Valves/Cylinder
2 2 2 2
Lifters
Hydraulic
Roller
Hydraulic Roller Hydraulic Roller Hydraulic Roller
Cam drive
Chain Chain Chain Chain
Horsepower @ rpm
(SAE net - under 10,000 lbs. GVWR)
200 @ 4400 230 @ 4600 255 @ 4600 290 @ 4200
Horsepower @ rpm
(SAE net - over 10,000 lbs. GVWR)
200 @ 4400 230 @ 4600 250 @ 4600 290 @ 4200
Torque @ rpm
(SAE net)
255 @ 2800 285 @ 2800 330 @ 2800 410 @ 3200
Redline (rpm)
5500 5500 5500 5500
Recommend fuel (min.)
87 Octane 87 Octane 87 Octane 87 Octane

DIESEL ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
L56 Turbo and L65 (H.D.) Turbo
Type 6.5 Liter OHV V8
Block Material
Cast Iron
Cylinder Head Material
Cast Iron
Bore & Stroke (in.)
4.06 x 3.82
Bore & Stroke (mm)
103.0 x 97.03
Displacement (cu.in./cc)
395/6468
Compression Ratio
21.5:1
Induction System
Indirect EFI w/Turbo
Valves/Cylinder
2
Lifters
Hydraulic Roller
Cam drive
Chain
Horsepower @ rpm
(SAE net)
180 @ 3400 (190 @ 3400 for L65 H.D. Turbo)
Torque @ rpm (SAE net)
360 @ 1800 (385 @ 1800 H.D. Turbo)
Redline (rpm)
4000


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