GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS: 1955-1959

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YEAR

CID

TYPE

CARB

HP @ RPM

TQ @ RPM

C.R.

BORE/STROKE

1955

265

T

C

C

C

2 BBL

2 BBL

4 BBL

4 BBL

145 @ 4000

162 @ 4400

180 @ 4600

195 @ 5000

238 @ 2000

257 @ 2200

260 @ 2800

260 @ 3000

7.5

8.0

8.0

8.0

3.750 x 3.000

1956

265

T

C/T

C

C/T

C

C

2 BBL

2 BBL

2 BBL

4 BBL

4 BBL

2x4 BBL

155 @ 4200

162 @ 4400

170 @ 4400

205 @ 4600

210 @ 5200

225 @ 5200

249 @ 2200

257 @ 2200

257 @ 2400

268 @ 3000

270 @ 3200

270 @ 3600

7.5

8.0

8.0

9.25

9.25

9.25

3.750 x 3.000

1957

265

 

283

C/T

T

T

T

C/T

C/T

C

C

C

C

C

C

2 BBL

2 BBL

2 BBL

2 BBL

2 BBL

4 BBL

4 BBL

2x4 BBL

FI

2x4 BBL

FI

FI

162 @ 4400

155 @ 4200

160 @ 4200

175 @ 4400

185 @ 4600

220 @ 4800

230 @ 4800

245 @ 5000

250 @ 5000

270 @ 6000

283 @ 6200

290 @ 6200

257 @ 2400

250 @ 2400

270 @ 2000

275 @ 2400

275 @ 2400

300 @ 3000

300 @ 3000

300 @ 3800

305 @ 3800

285 @ 4200

290 @ 4400

290 @ 4400

8.0

8.0

8.0

8.0

8.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

10.5

10.5

3.750 x 3.000

 

3.875 x 3.000

1958

283

T

T

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

2 BBL

2 BBL

2 BBL

4 BBL

4 BBL

2x4 BBL

FI

2x4 BBL

FI

160 @ 4200

175 @ 4400

185 @ 4600

220 @ 4800

230 @ 4800

245 @ 5000

250 @ 5000

270 @ 6000

290 @ 6200

275 @ 2400

275 @ 2400

275 @ 2400

300 @ 3000

300 @ 3000

300 @ 3800

305 @ 3800

285 @ 4200

290 @ 4400

8.5

8.0

8.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

10.5

10.5

10.5

3.875 x 3.000

1959

283

T

T

C

C

C

C

C

C

C

2 BBL

2 BBL

2 BBL

4 BBL

4 BBL

2x4 BBL

FI

2x4 BBL

FI

160 @ 4200

175 @ 4400

185 @ 4600

220 @ 4800

230 @ 4800

245 @ 5000

250 @ 5000

270 @ 6000

290 @ 6200

275 @ 2400

275 @ 2400

275 @ 2400

300 @ 3000

300 @ 3000

300 @ 3800

305 @ 3800

285 @ 4200

290 @ 4400

8.5

8.0

8.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

10.5

10.5

10.5

3.875 x 3.000

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NOTES:

C - Chevrolet

2 BBL - Two-Barrel Carburetor

T - Pick-Up and Truck

4 BBL - Four-Barrel Carburetor

V - Corvette

2 x 4 BBL - Two Four-Barrel Carburetors

 

FI - Fuel Injection