HISTORY: 262 / 4.3

[] 262 / 4.3L

3.671 in Bore

3.10 in Stroke

262 CID 1975 -1976

  The 1975-1976 262 was a 262 cu in (4.3 L) 90° pushrod V8 with an iron block and heads. Bore and stroke were 3.67 in. by 3.10 in.. Power output for 1975 was 110 hp and 133 lb·ft at 3600 rpm. The 262 was replaced by the 305 for the 1977 model year.

  This was Chevrolet's second 4.3L-displacement powerplant; four other Chevrolet engines displaced 4.3 L: the Vortec 4300 (a V6 based on the Chevrolet 350, with two cylinders removed), the original 265 V8 in 1955, a stroked version of the stovebolt-era 235 inline six displacing 261 cubic inches, and a derivative of the GenerationII LT engines known as the L99 using the 305's 3.736-inch bore, 5.94-inch connecting rods, and a 3-inch crankshaft stroke.

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