1968 Corvette: Features Sheet: Chevrolet L88 Engine Assembly Features
The following information lists the features of the over-the-counter, L88 Engine assembly that could be purchased in 1968:
CHEVROLET L 88 ENGINE ASSEMBLY
PART NO. 3919831 (427 CID)
Aluminum High Riser (Plenum Chamber Design) Intake Manifold
Aluminum Cylinder Heads with large exhaust valves, increased to 1.840" as compared to 1.720 of other 427 CID Engines.
12.5 to 1 compression ratio pistons made of impact-extruded aluminum with increased dome height also reinforcing ribs which extend the full length of both pin bosses to the head, to strengthen boss and head structures.
Crankshaft - cross drilled with oil holes through both, rod journals and main bearing journals, chamfered.
Four Bolt Mains
8 Quart Oil Pan with Heavy Duty Oil Pump
Heavy Duty Fuel Pump
Shot-peened and magnafluxed connecting rods (full floating)
Special Camshaft (Inlet .5586" lift 352° duration - exhaust .5800" lift 364° duration)
Heavy Duty push rods and guides
Heavy Duty inner and outer valve springs with dampers
Heavy Duty grooved rocker arm balls and rocker arms
Lightweight valve spring caps
Transistor - full centrifugal advance distributor
Special Heavy Duty clutch with lightweight flywheel
Bell housing, water pump, etc.
DEALER PRICE: $1,026.00
SUGGESTED LIST PRICE: $1,350.00
(Order on regular PC - 66 and mail to the attention of W. P. Appling St. Louis Zone Office)
NOTE: For Further Information concerning this Engine or Other Chevrolet Heavy Duty Parts, Please Contact Bob Harrison, at the St. Louis Zone Office.