Chevy 350 Vortec Heads Specs


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The cylinder heads for the Vortec 5.7-liter (350-cubic-inch) small block Chevy (SBC) engine were used on GM trucks and vans beginning in 1996. GM engineers designed a cylinder head that became popular with performance enthusiasts. Casting and DesignVortec heads are made from cast iron and incorporate an intake port shape designed to promote "swirl" or turbulence. They share many similarities with older heads, but have intake ports that are slightly larger--170cc versus 160cc. As with many older head designs, 1.94-inch and 1.50-inch intake and exhaust valves are used. An eight-bolt intake manifold pattern replaces the conventional 12-bolt pattern.
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