E-ROD LS3 TECH SPECS
- Engine Type: LS-Series Gen IV Small-Block V-8
- Displacement: 376ci (6.2L)
- Bore x Stroke: 4.065'' x 3.622'' (103.25 x 92mm)
- Block: Cast-aluminum with six-bolt, cross-bolted main caps
- Crankshaft: Nodular iron
- Connecting Rods: Powdered metal
- Pistons: Hypereutectic aluminum
- Camshaft Type: Hydraulic roller
- Valve Lift: .551'' intake / .522'' exhaust
- Camshaft Duration (@.050 in.): 204° intake / 211° exhaust
- Cylinder Heads: Aluminum L92-style port; ''as cast'' with 68-cc chambers
- Valve Size: 2.165'' intake / 1.590'' exhaust
- Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
- Rocker Arms: Investment-cast, roller trunnion
- Rocker Arm Ratio: 1.7:1
- Recommended Fuel: 92 octane
- Maximum Recommended rpm: 6600
- Reluctor Wheel: 58X
- Balanced: Internal
- Includes Chevy SS mid wet sump oil pan installed. This oil pan will ONLY fit 2010-15 Camaro SS/ZL1, 2012-15 Caprice PPV, 2014-15 Chevy SS, 2008-09 Pontiac G8 chassis. THIS INSTALLED OIL PAN WILL NOT WORK WITH MUSCLE CAR LS ENGINE SWAPS. OIL PAN CHANGE IS REQUIRED FOR MUSCLE CAR LS ENGINE SWAPS. (Click here to see oil pan dimensions)
Engine Break-In Procedure
Use only engine oil that meets dexos1 specifications. For track events or competitive driving, use Mobil 1 15W-50 engine oil. Fill the engine with oil and follow the proper engine priming procedure. Also check and fill as required any other necessary fluids such as coolant, power steering fluid, etc.
Start the engine and listen for any unusual noises. If no unusual noises are noted, run the engine at approximately 1000 RPM until normal operating temperature is reached. The engine should be driven at varying loads and conditions for the first 30 miles or one hour without wide open throttle (WOT) or sustained high RPM accelerations. Run five or six medium throttle (50%) accelerations to about 4000 RPM and back to idle (0% throttle) in gear. Run two or three hard throttle (WOT 100%) accelerations to about 4000 RPM and back to idle (0% throttle) in gear.
Change the engine oil and filter. Inspect the oil and the oil filter for any foreign particles to ensure that the engine is functioning properly. Drive the next 500 miles (12 to 15 engine hours) under normal conditions. Do not run the engine at its maximum rated engine speed. Also, do not expose the engine to extended periods of high load. Change the oil and filter again, inspect the oil and oil filter for any foreign particles to ensure that the engine is functioning properly.
Power your project with the only CARB-certified OEM hot rod crate engines! Chevrolet Performance leads the industry with E-ROD crate engine systems and supporting components that enable enthusiasts to build a car that complies with the law, satisfies their desire for a cleaner hot rod and doesn't sacrifice the performance. In addition to the E-ROD system, the builder will need to source additional components to complete the assembly and get the vehicle running.
E-ROD LS3 System - CARB EO # D-126-30
All E-ROD crate engine systems - 5.3L, LS3 and LSA - are certified by California Air Resources Board (CARB) and carry Executive Order numbers. This enables enthusiasts to install the engine kit in 1995- and-earlier cars and trucks that predate OBD II on-board emissions diagnostics.
About the E-ROD engine controller - The engine control module included with each E-ROD crate engine system is designed for true stand-alone performance in older vehicles. All that's needed to get a vehicle running with the engine controller are power and ground sources, a high-pressure fuel pump and an electric cooling fan. Chevrolet Performance recommends a 58-psi (400 kPa) fuel pump for the 5.3L and LS3 engines; and a 65-psi (450 kPa) fuel pump for the LSA.
Chevrolet Performance's specially calibrated engine controller does not engage a number of features associated with production-model systems, eliminating the possibility off ''trouble codes'' being set. It also includes a SES (service engine soon) LED indicator embedded in the fuse box.
The LS3 6.2L is the 430-hp standard engine in the Chevrolet Corvette and is a fantastic combination of high-technology and uncompromising performance. Our LS3 crate engine comes complete, from the Corvette-specific oil pan to the ignition system. It also includes the EFI intake manifold assembly with injectors and throttle body, exhaust manifolds, water pump, balancer, 58X reluctor wheel and 14-inch automatic-transmission flexplate.
Inside, the LS3 is filled with components designed for high performance and longevity. The aluminum block is filled with a sturdy reciprocating assembly that combines with L92-type rectangular-port heads to deliver a 10.7:1 compression ratio. A high-lift, hydraulic roller camshaft delivers a whopping 0.551-inch of lift on the 2.16-inch intake valves and 0.522-inch lift on the 1.59-inch exhaust valves, enhancing the LS3's tremendous airflow and broad torque curve.
The Corvette oil pan doesn't suit all installation applications. Use a vehicle-specific oil pan for original LS-powered vehicle or Chevrolet Performance's Muscle Car Oil Pan Kit P/N 809-19212593 for older vehicles.
Each E-ROD engine requires a front-end accessory drive system suitable for the vehicle. The instruction manual includes recommendations for the accessory drive kit, as well as the transmission, gear ratios and more. Chevrolet Performance offers two configurations of the accessory drive systems to suit different applications; and each allows the installer to easily delete air conditioning.
Chevrolet Performance recommends the LS1 Engine Installation Guide P/N 809-88959384, which illustrates basic procedures and offers helpful tips on installing an LS engine into older vehicles.
NOTE: E-ROD systems do not come with a transmission. Chevrolet Performance recommends the Hydra-Matic 4L65-E or 4L85-E - four-speed automatic overdrive transmissions, along with SuperMatic transmission controller P/N 809-19257634 or 809-19257661.
Chevrolet Performance leads the industry with E-ROD crate engine systems and supporting components that enable enthusiasts to build a car that complies with the law, satisfies their desire for a cleaner hot rod and doesn't sacrifice the performance.
In addition to the E-ROD system, the builder will need to source additional components to complete the assembly and get the vehicle running.They include:
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