: question about engine size



svtbolt2001
06-24-08, 06:00 PM
Finish the equation

5.7 = 350ci
6.0 = X

The Tony Show
06-24-08, 06:01 PM
Roughly 368, but it's never exact.

The LS6 is actually 346cid.

gfourth
06-24-08, 06:07 PM
one cubic inch = 16.387064cc

1000cc in a liter.

svtbolt2001
06-24-08, 06:07 PM
awesome, thanks

Kind of funny we are giving in and measuring displacement in metric instead of standard now.

JonCR96Z
06-24-08, 06:21 PM
Roughly 368, but it's never exact.

The LS6 is actually 346cid.
6.0 = 364
5.7 = 346

bigREDfreshness
06-24-08, 06:22 PM
Actually, it's kind of funny about damn time..
Lazy Americans and their superior stubbornness. :canttalk:

onebadcad
06-24-08, 06:53 PM
Anything less than 2L is not an engine, its a soda bottle.

Why do American car companies list the motor size in litres/liters, due to international sales???

mbiker97_old
06-24-08, 07:07 PM
Well considering all the bolts/nuts are metric and everything is designed in metric it only makes sense to list L and not C.I.

We do still list HP and torque in American though, and not KW and Nm.

ROG
06-24-08, 07:14 PM
What makes me so mad is that starting when I bought my 1984 Corvette some bolts were metric and some were regular and I had to go out and buy new sockets and wrenches for it!!

Lets go one way or the other and quit mixing!!!!

mbiker97_old
06-24-08, 07:26 PM
We are only one way now, and since probably the mid 90s, metric.

mcfaddens17
06-25-08, 02:05 AM
This is so simple, but just to set things straight once and for all:

5.7 = real "V" with Z06 motor and
6.0 = truck motor. :stirpot:

coolcaddy1
06-25-08, 02:19 AM
oh no not more of that :duck: either on is cooler than my jeep right now. :hide:

heavymetals
06-25-08, 03:52 AM
I used to work with a Limey that worked for the ROOTS group building Hillmans.

He told me the story of the changeover and one side of the car was Wentworth (if any of you remember that, your old like me:histeric:) the other side was metric.

Lugnuts on one side would not work on the other side.

rand49er
06-25-08, 08:36 AM
Well considering all the bolts/nuts are metric and everything is designed in metric it only makes sense to list L and not C.I.

We do still list HP and torque in American though, and not KW and Nm.Construction industry will be the last to cave.

Two by four = 50.8 by 101.6 :confused:

svtbolt2001
06-25-08, 04:43 PM
This is so simple, but just to set things straight once and for all:

5.7 = real "V" with Z06 motor and
6.0 = truck motor. :stirpot:

So do the C6 guys have these same truck motor joke or is that just a cadillac thing?

onebadcad
06-25-08, 04:53 PM
The 'truck motor' works fine,,,

svtbolt2001
06-25-08, 04:55 PM
Yeah so far i like mine.

trukk
06-25-08, 04:58 PM
The 'trukk motor' works fine,,,

Corrected.

-Chris

heavymetals
06-25-08, 04:59 PM
Construction industry will be the last to cave.

Two by four = 50.8 by 101.6 :confused:

I though a 2X4 is really 1.625 X 3.625 (old construction) and 1.5 X 3.5 (new construction)

CTSV_Rob
06-25-08, 11:06 PM
Lets see....

Bigger throttle body, more cubes, flatter torque curve...

I like my truck motor and I plan to turn it into an LS2 verion of the Trukk motor :D

Bueller
06-25-08, 11:13 PM
What makes me so mad is that starting when I bought my 1984 Corvette some bolts were metric and some were regular and I had to go out and buy new sockets and wrenches for it!!

Lets go one way or the other and quit mixing!!!!

I hate trying to find tools for the 83 Vette.

ROG
06-25-08, 11:36 PM
I hate trying to find tools for the 83 Vette.

Any and all tools fit that!!! :histeric:

trukk
06-26-08, 01:09 PM
83 vette = 08 cts-v right?

BTW, the LS6 is definately the TRUKK motor.

-Chris

tedcmiller
06-26-08, 02:10 PM
As pointed out by other posters, all the specs such as 5.7L, 350 cu. in., etc are rounded off or approximate. The only correct way to determine displacement is by using the actual bore and stroke of the engine in question, calculating the exact displacement, then converting using an exact conversion factor (e.g., there are approx. 61 cu. in. per liter, but not exactly).

As a matter of interest, we are not all metric for everything. While the Feds have suggested this, it has never really come to pass. So, we all need two sets of tools, metric and SAE, to work on most domestic vehicles.