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Pontiac 428 V8 Engine

The Pontiac 428 was introduced at the same time as the Pontiac 400 V8 in 1967 and used primarily in the Grand Prix, but also for the legendary GTO and Firebird models.

Although the 428 was modeled after the Pontiac 421, it had a cast iron crankshaft rather than the steel used in the 421. The 428 was one of the "long journal" V8 engines that Pontiac produced.

Because the 428 was used only in large cars like the GTO and Firebird and featured prominently in NASCAR stock cars, it was quickly replaced by the Pontiac 455 in 1970. The higher output 428 engines featured 1.91 inch valves and a 1.66 inch exhaust.