How much horsepower does a stock 1988 chevy 350 v8 motor have?

According to, the 1982-92 Small Block Chevy 350 (5.7L) V8 with Body: F has 230-240 @ 4400 (HP @RPM), while the one with Body: Y is at 240-245 @ 4400 (HP @RPM).

Chevy 350 engines are jewels from a rich automotive past, appearing initially as high-performance options for the 1967 Camaro.

If you are in the need for a serious, vintage rebuilt Chevy 350 engine, a refurbished L46 is a diamond of a find. These are high-performance engines in 1969 Corvettes, which hit 350 horsepower. Later versions of the 350 are also worth checking out, like the L31.

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Friday, September 11 2015