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L96 Vortec max 6.0l v8 crate engine

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  • Part Number: 12677741
  • Engine Type: Gen-IV Small-Block V-8
  • Displacement (cu. in.): 364 cu. in. (6.0L)
  • Bore x Stroke (in.): 4.000 x 3.622 (101.6 x 92mm)
  • Crankshaft (P/N 12588613): Nodular iron
  • Connecting Rods (P/N 12649190): Powdered metal
  • Camshaft Type (P/N 12626660): Hydraulic roller
  • Camshaft Duration (@0.50 in.): 193° intake / 200° exhaust
  • Cylinder Heads (P/N 12629062): Aluminum
  • Valve Size (in.): 2.000 intake / 1.550 exhaust
SKU: SHY7C Category:

Description

The L96 6.0 Vortec crate engine has optimized efficiency and emission performance. The 6.0 L has great strength but it has some exceptional refinement and it is powerful. Its features are an improved engine cradle and mounting system. This reduces vibrations transmitted through the chassis.

Vortec Engines are used for General Motors Trucks which is a big brand name of engines. It came in an advertisement for the first time in the 1985 model year 4.3 L V6. It has vortex technology used for vortex development in the combustion chamber so that fuel can be optimized. Updated Vortec Engine is known for its approximate displacement in cubic centimeters.

Its types are I4, I5, I6,  V6, V8, and  5000, etc.

The 6.0 L V8 Vortec L69 is used for full-size pickup trucks, vans, SUVs. This is a generation of IV small block engine family, and it’s replaced by the EcoTec3 V generation family. L96 produced by general motors is the last Vortec engine currently used by GM. The L96 is the same as the LC8 which is modified to run on CNG and gasoline too.

Features of L96 Vortec Max 6.0l v8 crate engine

Cylinder Block and Rotating Assembly:

Its engine was developed with math-based tools and data acquired in GM’s racing program, it provides a smooth engine. The 6.0 Vortec crate engine also features a heavy-duty timing chain developed for quiet operation. Its chain connects the camshafts and the crankshaft is validated for 200,000 miles of operations.

High-Flow Cylinder head: The L69’s cylinder has cathedral-shaped intake ports that provide exceptional airflow. For high rpm airflow, it has excellent D- shaped exhaust ports.

Camshaft Phasing: Its cam provides smooth idling and maximizes engine performance for a given demand. For increasing torque, it has its advanced timing.

E85 Flex-Fuel Capability: E85 is the fuel that is produced by the composition of gasoline, ethanol, and alcohol. Ethanol produces fewer emissions in combustion although it is renewable.

58x Ignition System: The ignition timing is accurate during its operations because it has an advanced 58X crankshaft position encoder. This has control over its ignition timing and it also optimizes performance and economy.

Quiet Exhaust Manifolds: It is used for increasing its durability, and decreasing its operational noise. These manifolds are manufactured by stainless steel triple-layered heat shield and insulating material.

Electronic Throttle Control: There is a sensor at the pedal that measures the pedal angle and then it sends a signal to the engine control module, it has excellent performance and is much more reliable than any other mechanical establishment.

The third generation of the engine was called for in Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado, Tahoe, Trailblazer, etc. The fourth generation of the engine offered the above applications.

The fourth-generation started in 2005, which offered active fuel management. All versions like LY5, LMG, and LC9 had small blocks. All these were introduced in the year 2007.  The modified version was LH8 which was installed in the H3 and small truck. All these have a powerful capacity for large vehicles with better fuel economy.

The 6.0 Vortec crate engine available in North America was introduced in 2007, it was the first-gen IV version.

Also Check:- 4.3 v6 EcoTec3 LV3 Vortec chevy crate engine

2 reviews for L96 Vortec max 6.0l v8 crate engine

  1. Liam

    I ordered L96 Vortec max 6.0l v8 crate engine on 21st April and got it delivered in a day outstanding service. Their customer support is outstanding always respond on time.

  2. John

    My brother owns a 2005 K2500 with the 6.0L and 4L80 transmission. It’s known as the “little engine that could.” It tows a 22′ tandem axle Brooks Bros trailer loaded with two 2000+ lb concrete saws and the required equipment. It performs all of the functions of our 460 Ford while getting decent gas mileage.

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Ans. 6.0 L Vortec engine is developed by general motors. This is a V8 small-block engine that has lots of modifications in it. It came in the year 1999 and is still in the market and in production till 2019. Later it was replaced by the 6.2L Vortec. It has nine variations.

Ans. Overheating is a problem that is sometimes found in it. This may happen sometime due to thermostat or radiator than an engine problem.

Ans. 6.0 Vortec engine spanned across the gen III and gen IV small block V8 models.

Ans. 6.0L Vortec Engine has excellent performance even in heavy loads and its durability is more than good. It has in gen III 300 ho at 4400 RPM and 360 lb-ft at 4000 RPM, while In gen IV it has 367 at 5400 RPM and peak torque of 375 Lb-ft at 4400 RPM


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