ls3 e-rod

LS3 E-ROD

CARB EO#: D-126-32

Rated at a strong 430 hp, the original E-ROD crate engine delivers big power. Chevrolet Performance’s lineup of E-ROD high-performance crate engine systems are eligible for installation in millions of 1995-and-earlier vehicles in California.

PART NO.  19257230

WhyBuy

430 HP @5900 RPM

WhyBuy

425 LB-FT @4600 RPM

Modern Muscle

Along with great power, its aluminum block and heads, and composite intake manifold make it a lightweight performer, too, meaning your project vehicle will likely enjoy weight balance – with less weight over the front axle.

Connect & Cruise Powertrain System

Connect & Cruise Crate Powertrain Systems provide factory-matched engine-and-transmission combinations that include specially calibrated controllers and wire harnesses designed for retrofit installations in older vehicles.  

Project Cars

These passion projects were brought to life with a convenient Connect & Cruise Powertrain System.

1955 BEL AIR

Efficiency, affordability, heritage.

Classic 1955 Bel Air lines and modern efficiency coexist with the 430-hp LS3 E-Rod and Hydra-Matric 4L65-E 4-speed transmission.

LS3 E-Rod-40 Tech Specs

  • Part Number: 19257230
  • Engine Type: LS-Series Gen-IV Small-Block V-8
  • Displacement (cu. in.): 376 (6.2L)
  • Bore x Stroke (in.): 4.065 x 3.622 (103.25 x 92 mm)
  • Block (P/N 12623967): Cast-aluminum with six-bolt, cross-bolted main caps
  • Crankshaft (P/N 12597569): Nodular iron
  • Connecting Rods (P/N 12607475): Powdered metal
  • Pistons (P/N 19207287): Hypereutectic aluminum
  • Camshaft Type (P/N 12603844): Hydraulic roller
  • Valve Lift (in.): .551 intake / .522 exhaust
  • Camshaft Duration (@.050 in.): 204° intake / 211° exhaust
  • Cylinder Heads (P/N 12629063): Aluminum L92-style port; “as cast” with 68-cc chambers
  • Valve Size (in.): 2.165 intake / 1.590 exhaust
  • Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
  • Rocker Arms (P/N 12569167 int): Investment-cast, roller trunnion
  • Rocker Arms (P/N 10214664 exh): Investment-cast, roller trunnion
  • Rocker Arm Ratio: 1.7:1
  • Recommended Fuel: Premium Pump
  • Maximum Recommended rpm: 6600
  • Reluctor Wheel: 58X
  • Balanced: Internal

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