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Chevrolet 230 Inline 6 Cylinder Engine

The Chevy 230 inline 6 cylinder engine was first produced in 1963 to be used in the Chevy Chevelle for the first model year of 1964. It replaced the popular Chevy 235 as the preferred 6 cylinder engine. After that the Chevy 230 was used in various different Chevrolet, GMC and Pontiac vehicles until 1969. In 1967 Pontiac produced a special version of the 230 inline 6 known as the W53 which produced an impressive 215 horsepower and was used in the 67 Firebird as well as the 67 Tempest Sprint coupe.

 

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Engine Specifications

1963-1969 with 1 Barrel Carb
Max Brake Horsepower - 140 @ 4400 rpm
Max Torque - 220 @ 1600 rpm
Stroke - 3.25
Bore - 3.875
Compression - 8.5
Firing Order - 153624

1964 with 1 Barrel Carb
Max Brake Horsepower - 155 @ 4400 rpm
Max Torque - 215 @ 2000 rpm
Stroke - 3.25
Bore - 3.875
Compression - 8.5
Firing Order - 153624