Engine Specifications for a 1990 350 CIDby Justin Cupler
Chevrolet introduced the 350-cubic inch engine in the 1967 Camaro. Throughout the years, Chevy has used the 350 -- also known as the 5.7-liter -- in many vehicles with varied output. In 1990, Chevy fitted the 350 in four vehicles: the Suburban, G-Series vans, Blazer and Corvette.
The 1990 350-cubic inch engine is a V-8 configuration. It is powered by regular gasoline. The Suburban, G-series vans and Blazer 350s have electronic fuel injection, while the Corvette had Chevrolet's tuned port fuel injection.
The 1990 Chevrolet 350 has a 4-inch bore and a 3.48-inch stroke. It has a 9.3:1 compression ratio in the Blazer; the Suburban and G-series vans have 8.6:1 or 9.3:1, while the Corvette's 350 has a 9.5:1 compression ration.
When fitted in the 1990 G-series van, the 350 produces 190 to 195 horsepower and 290 to 300 pound-feet of torque. The 1990 Suburban's 350 produces 190 to 210 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. The 1990 Blazer's 350 engine produces 210 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. Lastly, the 1990 Corvette's 350 produces 245 horsepower and 340 pound-feet of torque.
Justin Cupler is a professional writer who has been published on several websites including CarsDirect and Autos.com. Cupler has worked in the professional automotive repair field as a technician and a manager since 2000. He has a certificate in broadcast journalism from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Cupler is currently studying mechanical engineering at Saint Petersburg College.