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straight six info
home one two three four
by the numbers
year displacement carb horsepower torque comp. ratio
62 194 1bbl 120@4400 177@2400 8.5:1
63 194 1bbl 120@4400 177@2400 8.5:1
230 (truck) 1bbl 140 ?? 8.5:1
292 1bbl 165 ?? 8:1
64 194 1bbl 120@4400 177@2400 8.5:1
215 1bbl 140@4200 206@2000 8.6:1
230 1bbl 140@4400 220@1600 8.5:1
230 (Chevelle) 1bbl 155@4400 215@2000 8.5:1
292 1bbl 165 ?? 8:1
65 194 1bbl 120@4400 177@2400 8.5:1
215 1bbl 140@4200 206@2000 8.6:1
230 1bbl 140@4400 215@2000 8.5:1
292 1bbl 165 ?? 8:1
66 194 2bbl 120@4400 177@2400 8.5:1
230 1bbl 140@4400 220@1600 8.5:1
230 OHC 1bbl 165@4700 216@2600 9:1
230 Sprint 4bbl 207@5200* 228@3800 10.5:1
250 (Biscayne) 1bbl 150@4200 235@1600 8.5:1
250 (truck) 1bbl 155 ?? 8.5:1
292 1bbl 170 ?? 8:1
67 194 1bbl 120@4000 177@2400 8.5:1
230 1bbl 140@4400 220@1600 8.5:1
230 OHC 1bbl 165@4700 216@2600 9:1
230 Sprint 4bbl 215@5200* 240@3800 10.5:1
250 1bbl 155@4200 235@1600 8.5:1
292 1bbl 170 ?? 8:1
68 230 1bbl 145@4400 220@1600 8.5:1
250 1bbl 155@4200 235@1600 8.5:1
250 OHC 1bbl 175@4800 240@2600 9:1
250 Sprint 4bbl 215@5200* 255@3800 10.5:1
292 1bbl 170 ?? 8:1
69 230 1bbl 140@4400 220@1600 8.5:1
250 1bbl 155@4200 235@1600 8.5:1
250 OHC 1bbl 175@4800 240@2600 9:1
250 Sprint 4bbl 230 255@3800 10.5:1
292 1bbl 170 ?? 8:1
70 230 1bbl 140@4400 220@1600 8.5:1
250 1bbl 155@4200 235@1600 8.5:1
292 1bbl 170 ? 8:1
71 250 (Nova) 1bbl 145@4200 230@1600 8.5:1
250 1bbl 155@4200 235@1600 8.5:1
292 1bbl 165@4000 270@1600 8:1
72 250 1bbl 110@3800 185@1600 8.5:1
292 1bbl 125@3600 225@2400 8:1
73-74 250 1bbl 100@3600 175@2000 8.25:1
292 1bbl 120@3600 225@2000 8:1
75 250 1bbl 105@3800 185@1200 8.25:1
292 1bbl 120@3600 213@2000 8:1
76 250 1bbl 105@3800 185@1200 8.25:1
250 HD 1bbl 100@3600 175@1800 8.25:1
292 1bbl 120@3600 215@2000 8:1
77 250 (Nova) 1bbl 110@3800 195@1600 8.3:1
250 (Chevelle) 1bbl 105@3800 185@1200 8.25:1
250 HD 1bbl 100@3600 175@1800 8:1
292 1bbl 120@3600 215@2000 8:1
78 250 (Nova) 1bbl 105@3800 185@1200 8:1
250 (Chevelle) 1bbl 110@3800 190@1600 8:1
250 LD 1bbl 115@3800 195@1200 8:1
250 Calif. 1bbl 100@3800 185@1600 8.1:1
250 HD 1bbl 100@3600 175@1800 8.1:1
292 1bbl 120@3600 215@2000 8:1
79 250 1bbl 115@3800 190@1300 8:1
250 LD 2bbl 130@3800 210@2400 8.3:1
250 Calif. 2bbl 125@4000 205@2000 8.3:1
250 HD 2bbl 130@4000 205@2000 8.3:1
292 1bbl 115@3400 215@1600 7.8:1
80 ? ? ? ? ?
81-82 250 2bbl 130@4000 210@2000 8.3:1
250 Calif. 2bbl 130@4000 205@2000 8.3:1
292 1bbl 115@3400 215@1600 7.8:1
83-85 250 ? ? ? ?
292 ? ? ? ?
86 250 ? ? ? ?
292 ? 115@3400 215@1600 8:1
87-88 292 ? 115@3400 215@1600 8:1
Note: the 292, 250 LD, 250 Calif. and 250 HD engines are all truck engines.
*207hp w/auto trans, 215hp w/manual trans
bores and strokes
194: 3.563x3.25
215: 3.750x3.25
230: 3.875x3.25
250: 3.875x3.53
except 81-82 models, which had a 3.870" stroke
292: 3.875x4.125
(following the formula BORExBORExSTROKEx.7854xNUMBER OF CYLINDERS=cid)
firing order
1-5-3-6-2-4
outside dimensions
length: 32.5"
width: 16" w/o manifold, 23" w/manifold
height: 24", 25.5" at carb, 28" at air cleaner
weight: 410 lbs
what vehicles had them?
X-bodies (Chevy II, Nova, Buick Apollo/Skylark, Pontiac Acadian/Ventura/Phoenix, Oldsmobile Omega)
194: 62-67
230: 65-70
250: 67-79

Camaro
230: 67-69
250: 67-79

Firebird
230 OHC: 67
250 OHC: 68-69
250: 70-76

Tempest, LeMans
215: 64-65
230 OHC: 66-67
250 OHC: 68-69
250: 70-76

Chevelle/Malibu
194: 64-66
230: 64-70
250: 67-79

Buick Special/Grand Sport
250: 68-??

Olds F-85
250: 66-??

Biscayne/Bel Air/Impala/Caprice
230: 64-70
250: 66-79

Blazer/Jimmy
250: 69-86

Chevy/GMC truck
230: 63-65
250: 66-86
292: 63-86




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