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1996 Corvette Engines and Capacities

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  Coupe, Convertible & Collector Edition Optional on Coupe, Convertible and Collector Edition; Standard on Grand Sport
Type 5.7 Liter (LTI) SFI V8 5.7 Liter (LT4) MFI V8
Block Cast Iron Cast Iron
Cylinder Head Cast Aluminum Cast Aluminum
Hydraulic lifters Yes/Roller Yes/Roller
Bore & Stroke (in.) 4.0 x 3.48 4.0 x 3.48
Bore & Stroke (mm) 101.6 x 88.4 101.6 x 88.4
Cam drive Chain Chain
Redline (rpm) 5700 6300
Displacement (liters/CID) 5.7/350 5.7/350
Compression ratio 10.4:1 10.8:1
Fuel induction SFI SFI
Horsepower @ engine rpm 300 @ 5000 330 @ 5800
Torque (lb.-ft.) 335 @ 3600 340 @ 4000
Exhaust System Aluminized Stainless Steel Aluminized Stainless Steel
Tailpipe(s) Dual Dual
Ignition System 12-volt opti-spark 12-volt opti-spark
Delcotron alternator rating 140 amp 140 amp
Battery (SAE capacity rating) 525 amp 525 amp
Recommend fuel (unleaded) 91 Octane 91 Octane


Engine oil (quarts) 5.0 5.0 (without oil filter)
Engine Coolant (quarts) 14.8 15.0

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