Light-duty trucks and some larger vehicles used a 366-cubic-inch (6.0L) version of the Mark IV from the mid 1960s until the mid-’90s. A 396-cubic-inch (6.5L) version of this V8 was available for the Corvette in 1965 as the L78 option as well as for the Z16 Chevelle. The engine had four-bolt main bearing caps, a
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Chevrolet made a small-block, starting in 1955, that was very popular and quite serviceable for a few years, but the cars kept getting a little bigger and a bit heavier. The time was right, though, and in 1958 Chevrolet introduced the first big-block V8 for a passenger car, the “Single U” series with offset overhead
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The ’66 GTO not only broke past sales records, but it is destined to eclipse all future years sales, with 98,946 units produced in all that year. Pontiac tried in vain to market the car as “The GTO Tiger”, but a twisted acronym prevailed and the GTO is stuck with the moniker “The Goat”, which
The last year of the first Generation “GM F body” (compact) Camaro is 1969 and either as a coupe or convertible with 2+2 seating are the options. The power options include a six cylinder and a choice of six V8’s The standard vehicle would have a 302 V8, but the ultimate choice is the 427 cu
The GTO was redesigned in 1965; while retaining the same wheel base and interior size the car got 3.1 inches longer and 100 lbs (45 kg) heavier. The dash has been revised as well as adding an optional and more legible tachometer and oil pressure gauge to instrument cluster with a breaker-less ignition as another