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When did Chevy introduce the 454?

When did Chevy introduce the 454?

History. To some, the Chevrolet 454 big block was the right engine at the wrong time. Building on the popularity of its 427-cubic-inch engine, General Motors introduced the 454 in 1970—one year before emissions standards were tightened and just three years before the gas crisis hit with full force.

What Gen is a 85 454?

Chevy 396, 402, 427 and 454, 1965-1985; 454 Gen IV (Generation 4 or IV ), 454/502 Gen V (Generation | Northern Auto Parts.

When did the Chevy 454 RV engine come out?

Manufactured by Chevrolet, the 454-cubic-inch big-block V-8 is a workhorse used in a multitude of applications. The reliability and high torque made it an ideal choice for everything from light duty trucks, to SUVs and motorhomes. In its current displacement capacity, the engine debuted in 1970.

What kind of fuel system did the 1980 Chevy 454 use?

A M4MC or EM4MC carburetor was used on most of the 1980 series engines. This is an aspirated fuel delivery system with the addition of a mixture control system controlled by the ECM.

When was the last Chevy 454 Chevelle made?

Uncle Sam started to tighten down on emission controls in 1971 which affected a lot of the power of the 454. Another big blow for the 454 was the gas crisis of 1973 which pretty much sealed the fate for the motor during this period. The last Chevelles of 1973 used the 454 but by this point the engines had been toned down to a measly 245 horsepower.

What was the name of the 1985 Chevy RV?

The Fleetwood Southwind Class A RV is the longest-running brand in the Fleetwood Line. This 1985 33 TK comes equipped with many of the amenities found at home, ready to be used on the road or in a campground. The spacious and comfortable living area features a sofa sleeper, 2 swivel chairs with a small side table, and a television.

When did the Chevy 454 V8 engine end?

The Corvette followed suit by the end of 1974 and also bid farewell to this once powerful engine. The good news is that the 454 didn’t completely die after 1974 but was used up until 1996 in many Chevy heavy duty trucks.

Where is the 1985 Chevy RV for sale?

This Class A is located in Santa Clarita, California and is in great condition. She is also equipped with a Chevrolet engine that has 44,325 miles. Reason for selling is buyer a trailer. This 1985 runs real good with a 454 Chevy Engine with about 65000 miles on it and a re-built trans.

How old is a 1985 Chevy Tioga RV?

For sale is a 1985 Tioga Class C RV. 26 foot, Sits on a Chevy frame and has a 350 engine. Only 34,000 original miles, tires are in very very good shape, less than 1000 miles on them. I drive the RV every few weeks to keep the tires from getting flat spots. Roof AC and roof top is 3 years old. The cap over the cab was resealed last spring.

What was the horsepower of a 1970 Chevy 454?

The 1970 production models of the 454 put out the most horsepower with the LS5 claiming 360 horsepower and the LS6 putting out a mighty 450 horsepower.

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