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Old 05-05-2008, 02:13 PM   #1
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I have a 350 and a 327.
Does anyone know the weight of a 350 engine block and 327 block.
Just block, nothing else on it!!
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Old 05-05-2008, 03:55 PM   #2
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I'll go out on a limb here, I'd say about 400 pounds...
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A small block Chevrolet with a cast iron intake is around 575 lbs., they don't list bare blocks.

You can see all engine weights here....kind of a fun chart to look at also.

http://www.team.net/sol/tech/engine.html
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A small block Chevrolet with a cast iron intake is around 575 lbs., they don't list bare blocks.

You can see all engine weights here....kind of a fun chart to look at also.

http://www.team.net/sol/tech/engine.html
This forum never ceases to amaze me, people ask questions and get great responses, cripes, even a complete engine listing with weights

Ya see the weight of that Caddy V16
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This forum never ceases to amaze me, people ask questions and get great responses, cripes, even a complete engine listing with weights

Ya see the weight of that Caddy V16


I couldn't agree more. I've only been a member for a little over a year.....but I'm a member for life.
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Ain't nothin you can't ask or find out here, pretty great isn't it !!!!
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I have a 350 and a 327.
Does anyone know the weight of a 350 engine block and 327 block.
Just block, nothing else on it!!
Bare ? I think around 150.
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I'll play. Bare I'm thinking closer to 180 pounds. Someone has to have one laying around to weigh.
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Too late. Could've weighed it a couple weeks ago..

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I have a bare 350 block on a stand in the garage. Probably around 250 pounds.

Me and a friend lifted a 325 Aluminum Gen IV shortblock (crank/pistons/rods installed) by hand to a truck bed. The entire thing couldn't have been more than 180 pounds.
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It's right at 150lbs. I used to use a bare block for exercise as a teenager. lol
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GM small block @185 +/- 5 lbs depending on bore
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