What V8 was in a Holden?

What V8 was in a Holden?

The Holden V8 engine is an overhead valve (OHV) V8 engine that was produced by the Australian General Motors subsidiary, Holden (GMH), between 1969 and 2000….

Holden V8 engine
5000i engine installed in a 1990 Calais
Manufacturer Holden (General Motors)
Production 1969–2000

What engine does a V8 Commodore have?

The 6.0 liter V8 L98 engine was produced by Holden for use in its Commodore performance sedans. It is part of GM’s Gen IV Small Block engine family and was first introduced in the 2006 Holden Commodore VZ Ute.

How much horsepower does a V8 Holden have?

The engine had a displacement of 253 cu. in., 4.146 litres, a compression ratio of 9:1, a maximum horsepower 185, and a maximum torque of 262 lb. ft.

What was Holden’s first V8?

1968: The Holden Kingswood goes on sale, bringing with it Holden’s first V8, popularised with the introduction of the Monaro.

How do I identify my Holden V8?


  1. All L6 cylinder heads can be identified with the engine complete. The casting number is to be found on the top left (viewed from the rear) side toward the front of the engine.
  2. All V8 engines require the rocker covers to be removed to expose the number.

How much horsepower does a 304 V8 have?

210 hp
The 304 has a displacement of 304 cu in (5.0 L), which produced 210 hp (157 kW; 213 PS)(gross rating) in 1970-71 and was built starting in 1970.

How do I find my Holden engine number?

Engine Serial Number Stamping Location L6 – On Pad above Engine Mounting Bosses RH side of engine. V8 – 253 & 308 cu. in – On Pad at top front LH side of Cylinder Case.

Is 304 a good engine?

ya, the 304 is a good engine, reliable. but old, less horsepower than the 258 straight six.