How much horsepower can you get out of a 340?
With the single four-barrel cast-iron factory dual-plane intake and exhaust manifolds, the basically stock 340 revealed the glorious truth with 320.3 horsepower at 5,500 rpm.
How much horsepower does a 1970 340 have?
The factory rating on the 340 HP was 275hp at 5000 rpm, and 340 lbs/ft at 3200 rpm.
How much can I bore 340?
Typically, max bore for all the small block mopars is . 060″.
What is the difference between a Dodge 340 and 360?
360 has a 4.00 bore std, 340 is 4.040 std. 360 has a 3.58 stroke, 340 is 3.31. The 360 is also a cast crank engine, 340 can be steel, or cast. 360 main bearings are larger.
Are 340 engines good?
Premium Member. Chrysler’s 340 cubic inch V8 was one of the best engines of the 1960s and 1970s for performance enthusiasts. It had high-flow heads, big ports, a two-level intake manifold, and a six-barrel option (three two-barrel carbs).
How many cubic inches is a 340 bored 30 over?
030″ overbore (4.070″) and 4″ stroke it’s 416 cu. in.
Is a 340 engine a Hemi?
It is stated – the 340 should be considered the ‘Hemi of the small block family’.
What cubic inch is a 340 bored 30 over?
in. With . 030″ overbore (4.070″) and 4″ stroke it’s 416 cu. in.
What is a Mopar LA engine?
The LA engines are a family of pushrod OHV small block 90° V-configured gasoline engines built by Chrysler Corporation. It was factory-installed in passenger vehicles, trucks and vans, commercial vehicles, marine and industrial applications from 1964 through 1991 (318) & 1992 (360).
Is 340 or 360 engine better?
The 360 makes a little more torque and very close to the same HP at a lower rpm because of the longer stroke. The 360 won’t rev as high as the 340 or need to do so. Cheaper, good power at a lower rpm with more torque. Except crank, oil pan, pistons & rings, it takes all the same parts as the 340.
Is the 340 hp Cam An OE grinder?
Luckily, the factory blueprint 340 HP cam is one of the OE grinds available under the SSI label. The lifters are also PAW’s SSI brand, rounding out the parts included in the kit. Any component in their kits can be upgraded at additional cost, and we chose to do so in the areas we felt essential for maximum high-rpm durability in our engine.
What causes a 340 engine to blow up?
The most likely part of the engine to blow is the rods, especially with tired old bolts. The rod bolts would get replaced, which meant that the big ends would need to be resized. Inspection revealed that the small ends, factory bushed for full-floating piston pins on this 340, were worn out.
What is included in a master engine rebuild kit?
We ordered a master engine-rebuild kit, which included pistons, rings, rod and main bearings, gaskets, oil pump, cam, lifters, and timing set. The camshaft and lifters can be any of the PAW house-brand Super Stock Industries pieces, which we have used successfully in many prior engine builds.
Which 340 hp Cam for a pure stock build?
Since this is to be a pure-stock build, we wanted the original 340 cam. Luckily, the factory blueprint 340 HP cam is one of the OE grinds available under the SSI label. The lifters are also PAW’s SSI brand, rounding out the parts included in the kit.