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GM Genuine Parts launches new 350 small-block V8 engines

The engines are available for three generations of truck applications


General Motors has introduced an all-new 350 small-block engine designed for three generations of light- and heavy-duty trucks.

Available at GM Genuine Parts dealers, the new 5.7-liter V8 is ready for installation in Gen 1, covering trucks, vans and SUVs from 1987-1995; Gen 1e LD for light-duty trucks from 1996-2002; and Gen 1e HD for heavy-duty trucks from 1996-2002.

Details and features include:

Brand-new four-bolt main blocks (not remanufactured) that are roller camshaft ready and mechanical fuel pump capable (Gen 1e has no camshaft eccentric)

New (not remanufactured) cylinder head and block castings

Race-proven forged steel crankshafts for durability

New valve covers, oil pan and timing cover

Precise, state-of-the-art CNC machining of cylinder heads, block castings and other components

Dipstick tube provisions on both sides

No core charge

GM Genuine Parts 3-year/100,000-mile limited warranty

Designed, engineered, tested and backed by General Motors

“Building on the history and versatility of the original 350 first available in Chevrolet models such as the Camaro and Corvette, this engine continues to deliver,” said Andrew McKittrick, manager of GM’s propulsion portfolio.

“Every GM Genuine Parts engine incorporates our very latest engineering technology and product enhancements to offer a reliable and dependable product for our customers.”

The new GM Genuine Parts 350 engine can be ordered from dealers, which can be located on the GM Genuine Parts website.

Bob Golfen
Bob Golfen
Bob Golfen is a longtime automotive writer and editor, focusing on new vehicles, collector cars, car culture and the automotive lifestyle. He is the former automotive writer and editor for The Arizona Republic and SPEED.com, the website for the SPEED motorsports channel. He has written free-lance articles for a number of publications, including Autoweek, The New York Times and Barrett-Jackson auction catalogs. A collector car enthusiast with a wide range of knowledge about the old cars that we all love and desire, Bob enjoys tinkering with archaic machinery. His current obsession is a 1962 Porsche 356 Super coupe.


  1. That’s great now if they could just build a affordable 455cu inch Mirror putting out around 780 up. In a big and small block version I’d personally be thrilled. But no worries this as far as my first and only comment will probably ever get.


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