What kind of valve heads are in Chevy Vortec 350?
Heads are assembled with NEW 2.02 Stainless Steel ONE piece Intake valves Heads are assembled with NEW 1.60 Stainless Steel ONE piece Exhaust valves Heads are assembled with .600 valve springs with hardened valve keepers Heads are assembled with NEW HI TEMP VITION POSITIVE LOCKING VALVE SEALS
When did the GM Vortec cylinder heads come out?
The Vortec line of cylinder heads was introduced by GM in 1988 as a V6 with a 4.3-liter displacement.
How many horsepower does a Vortec head add?
This technology created a vortex or pressurized swirl of fuel and air mixture inside the combustion chamber that enables the engine to produce more power while still gaining a marginal amount of fuel efficiency. Vortec heads instantly added 55 or more horsepower to a regular 350 head with the same displacement.
Is the 350 engine the same as the 5.7 Vortec?
Automotive enthusiasts are quick to note that the 350 and the 5.7 Vortec are essentially the same engine with the same displacement. The 350 designation is the cubic inch measurement that also translates to 5.7 liters.
Is there warranty on Vortec 350 5.7 cylinder heads?
Every head sold will come with Heat Tabs which if removed will VOID your warranty. This heat tab’s center will melt if the cylinder head overheated, causing the warranty to be VOID. WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER ANY LABOR AND/ OR ADDITIONAL COSTS.
What kind of engine does a Chevy Vortec have?
These vehicles introduced the L31 5.7L small block featuring Vortec cylinder heads that were developed for maximum power and efficiency. Producing up to 255 hp in factory spec, this engine can also be retrofitted into an older car with a performance carburetor to produce up to 290 hp.
What do I need to install a Vortec cylinder head?
We ask that when installing the cylinder head make sure you are using the recommended head gasket as the manufacturer requires. You may also order the headset along with your cylinder head. Please make sure that the cooling system is in place and that the hoses, water pump, thermostat, and radiator are in GOOD working condition.
How much does a Chevy Vortec engine cost?
Part # – 574120B $1900.00 Core Charge $350.00 4 bolt main block. Vin code R. Vehicles over 8600 GVW. 1996-2002 applications. Block has standard bolt threads on starter, bellhousing, and motor mounts. 2 bolt main block.