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How many cc is a 318 engine?

How many cc is a 318 engine?

The Chrysler/Dodge 318 Magnum is a 5.2 l (5,211 cc, 318.0 cu.in.) natural aspirated V8 90° four-stroke gasoline engine from Chrysler LA/Magnum-family.

How many liters is 318?

5.2 L
Displacement: 318 cu in (5.2 L)

What kind of engine does a Chrysler 318 have?

The power ratings of the new LA-series 318 were exactly the same as those for the old polyspherical-head design, 230 hp and 340 lb-ft. Generally, the 318 was a workhorse engine, using a single two-barrel carburetor for most of its life; it took regular gas, and provided good power, reliability, and, for a V8 of its time, economy.

Which is better Dodge Magnum or Dodge 318?

The Magnum featured high-flow heads for better intake. The Magnum, which was used in Dodge trucks, was a better engineered and more efficient engine. But by 2002, the 318 was dropped in favor of the 360 that remained as the only high-powered optional engine for the Dodge pickups.

When did Dodge stop using the 318 engine?

The Magnum, which was used in Dodge trucks, was a better engineered and more efficient engine. But by 2002, the 318 was dropped in favor of the 360 that remained as the only high-powered optional engine for the Dodge pickups.

What was the compression ratio of the Dodge 318?

Ultimately, virtually all Dodge cars were equipped with the optional 318. The 318 had a 3.91-inch bore and 3.312-inch stroke. Its compression ratio in 1968 was a hefty 9.1:1, but was reduced to 8.6:1 by 1973 in the interest of fuel economy.

When did the Dodge 318 engine come out?

The Dodge 318 V-8 engine was produced by the Flint, Michigan-based Chrysler Corporation, now Chrysler LLC, from 1967 to 2002.

The Magnum featured high-flow heads for better intake. The Magnum, which was used in Dodge trucks, was a better engineered and more efficient engine. But by 2002, the 318 was dropped in favor of the 360 that remained as the only high-powered optional engine for the Dodge pickups.

Is the Mopar 318 a good street engine?

Overview: Even though almost all Mopar 318s came from the factory in low performance two-barrel trim, the 318 can be built into a great street performance engine. Blocks can be a little harder to find than 360 cores, depending on where you live, but it’s worth the effort to track one down.

What kind of head does a Chrysler 318 use?

The wedge heads (first used by Chrysler on the B engines) were far smaller, and lighter, than the old Hemi and polyspherical heads (318s with the poly heads are still often called “wide blocks” though the block itself is about the same size as that of the LA 318).

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