ENGINE WEIGHTS


Engine & Transmission Weight FYI - version 00.02.04
by: Dave Williams


                  

     engine                weight pounds         comments





Allison V12            1160     (160) 1710 CID, 1400 HP aircraft



AMC V8                  540         (late design V8s)

AMC V8                  600         (early design V8s)

AMC 6                   500         (early design six - 199)




Buick 1953 322 V8       635     (51) OHV V8

Buick 350               450

Buick 401               685     (1) ('59 Nail Head)

Buick 430-455 V8        600         (one ref showed 640) (10 - 600)

Buick 1963 odd-fire V6  414     (2)

Buick V6                375

Buick 3.0 V6 '85-up     350

Buick/Rover 215 V8      318         (and Olds)

Buick 1961 215 V8       324     (2)



Cadillac V8 390         720     (1) ('59)

Cadillac V8 472-500     625

Cadillac V8 500         595     (10)

Cadillac V-16           1,300   (2) (1931) 45 deg.

Cadillac 331 V8         699     (2) (1949)

Cadillac Northstar V8   484     (71)

Cadillac Northstar V8   403     (79) (bare, no accessories)

Cadillac Northstar V8   464     (80) (dressed)

Cadillac Northstar V8   404     (155) (without accessories)




Chevy Corvair flat 6    300

Chevy Sprint 993cc L4   147     (55) 24L x 20W x 25H  (Suzuki mfr)

Chevy 1.8-2.0 L4        302     (4) (39) "J car" pushrod

Chevy Chevette 1.6 SOHC 300     (4) (39) (also Opel)

Chevy Vega L4           285

Chevy II 153 L4         350

Chevy L6 194-250        440

Chevy L6 292            ---

Chevy L6 216/235        630     (2)

Chevy L6 216/235        615     (88) "265 V8 was 40# lighter than 235"

Chevy V6-90 229, 4.3    425

Chevy V6-60 2.8, 3.1    350     (2)

Chevy small block V8    575         (generic for '60s-'70s motors)

Chevy small block V8    535     (1) ('59 Corvette 283 w/alum. intake)

Chevy LT-5 DOHC 5.7     600     (122)

Chevy L98 5.7 V8        600     (122)

Chevy V8 348/409        620     (1)

Chevy V8 348/408        655     (83)

Chevy big block V8      685         Mark IV

Chevy big block V8      ---         Mark V

Chevy 454               675     (10)

Chevy 427 ZL-1          550     (35) all-aluminum, "20# lighter than SB"


LS6 Total Dressed Engine Weight
Auto. - 457.6 lbs. (208 kg)
Manual - 497.2 lbs (226 kg)




Chrysler 413 wedge      640     (1) ('59 300-E)

Chrysler 331 Hemi       745     (5) 1955

Chrysler M4 tank engine 5,244   (87) 30 cyl, 5 banks of 6, flathead, WWII

Chrysler 1955 V8        691     (99) Spitfire, 'polyspheric', 300 ci 188 hp

Chrysler 1955 Hemi      729     (99) Firepower  331.1 ci, 250hp, 1x4v

Chrysler 1955 300 Hemi  735     (99) C-300, 331.1 ci, 300hp, 2x4v

Chrysler Patriot        186     (110) gas turbine (part of hybrid EV)

Chrysler CR2A turbine   410     (111) 1964 Turbine Car, 130hp SAE net



Cosworth AC V8 ('93)    286     (23,64)  75 degree bank angle

Cosworth HB 75 deg V8   309     (52,63)  23.4L x 23.3W x 20.5H

Cosworth HB Series 6    286     (70) 75 deg V8  595mmL

Cosworth DFV V8         313     (23) 90 degree bank angle

Cosworth DFR V8         308     (63) 90 degree bank angle

Cosworth DFX V8         340     (29)

Cosworth XB V8          260     (29, 89)

Cosworth V8             375     (87) 1965? F1

Cosworth MBA 2.5L V6    242     (61,68) 90 deg V

Cosworth ED 75 deg V8   292     (103) F1, 3 liter 1994

Cosworth 72 deg V10     440     (134) 4.3L 325hp prototype (street)

Cosworth V8             370     (136) 1967, with clutch and injection

Cosworth CR-1 V10       220     (144) 1999 F1



DeSoto 383              630     (1) ('59)

DeSoto V8               675     (5) (276-341 CID, '50s)


Dodge V8                645     (5) (241-325 CID, '50s)

Dodge 361               625     (1) ('59)

Dodge Viper V10         716     (24) (30) with accessories

Dodge Viper V10 ('97)   648     (133) 40# lighter block, 14# lighter heads

Dodge truck V10         816     (30) ("about 100 pounds heaver")

Dodge truck V10         836     (34) ("about 120 pounds heaver")

Dodge truck V10         816     (128) "dressed weight"


Edsel 361               680     (1) ('59)


Falconer V12            523     (112) aluminum, small block Chevy based




Ford England Essex V6   379     (2) (3 liter)

Ford 3.8 V6-90          351     (4) (w/start, alt, less clutch)

Ford 3.8 V6-90          311     (18) ("fully dressed")

Ford 3.8 V6-90          298     (126) "complete"

Ford Duratec 2.5/3.0 V6 360     (45) ("fully dressed")

Ford CDW27 60 deg V6    365     (47) "as delivered to assembly plant"

Ford/Mazda Mondeo V6    225     (64) 60 deg, all aluminum, 4v

Ford Taurus SHO 3.0/3.2 465     (153) Taurus SHO V6

Ford 170-250 L6         385         (except Australian w/aluminum head)



Ford 4.2 V6             488     (161) flexplate and front dress, no A/C 

                                      compressor. Shipping wt w/skid 



Ford flathead V8        525     (124) 1932 model, integral b'hsg, iron heads

Ford flathead V8        569     (1) ('53 239 CID)

Ford Cosworth DFV       353     (2) (racing engine, DOHC, 3.0L)

Ford 255 Windsor        468     (4)

Ford 289/302 V8         460     (168) (late 5.0s are a bit lighter)

Ford 221-302W           460     (48)

Ford Indy 255 pushrod   360     (120) all aluminum, 1963

Ford Indy 255 DOHC      400     (120) 1964, later known as Foyt Coyote V8

Ford 5.0 V8             450     (109)

Ford 5.0 V8             411     (171) 89 Mustang 5.0 GT (dry) inc: manifold, 

                                      carb(?), headers and alternator.  Not 

                                      inc: starter, smog pump, power steering 

                                      pump, AC compressor, flywheel 

Ford BOSS 302           500     (48)

Ford 351 Cleveland      550     (48) (includes BOSS and Australian 302-C)

Ford 351 Windsor        510

Ford 351 Windsor        525     (48) (168)

Ford 351M-400           575     (48)

Ford Y block V8         625         (272-312 CID)

Ford FE big block       650         (332-428 CID)

Ford FE big block       670     (1) ('59 352 CID)

Ford FE                 625     (48)

Ford 427 SOHC           680     (48)

Ford 429/460 V8         640

Ford 429-460            720     (48)

Ford 460 V8             720     (10)

Ford BOSS 429           680         (iron block, aluminum heads)

Ford BOSS 429           635     (48)

Ford 4.6 SOHC           530     (93) iron block, aluminum heads

Ford 4.6 SOHC           473     (72)

Ford 4.6 SOHC           600     (168) (Mustang)

Ford 4.6 DOHC           464     (72) "9 pounds lighter than SOHC"

Ford 4.6 DOHC           437     (77) without accessories

Ford 4.6 DOHC           521     (94) aluminum block and heads

Ford 4.6 DOHC           576     (168) (Mustang)



Ford Triton V10         635     (128) "dressed"



Ford/Seimens 75hp       192     (108) 3-phase electric, with gear drive





Jaguar V12              680     (57)

Jaguar/Orbital 3.2 V6   359     (61) supercharged two stroke

Jaguar 4.2L six         604     (105)

Jaguar XJ220 V6         427     (73) complete w/turbos, wiring

Jaguar AJ6 4.0L         531     (118)

Jaguar AJV8 4.4L        441     (118) "fully dressed"

Jaguar 3.4-liter XK     576     (148) for the 340 sedan, minus fan, air 

                                      cleaner, clutch, and transmission, and 

                                      without any fluids, but with flywheel, 

                                      electrical equipment, and exhaust 

                                      manifolds.

Jaguar 3.8 six          592     (148) dress as above

Jaguar 4.2 six          605     (148) dress as above

Jaguar 5.3 V12          612     (148) dress as above

Jaguar 5.3 V12          680     (148) fully dressed for installation



Lamborghini/Chrysler    299     (8) (1992) V12 Formula 1 motor

Lamborghini 80 deg V12  330     (70) 1991-1992 V12 F1




Lincoln 430             740     (1) ('59) (also Mercury 430)





Mopar Slant Six         475

Mopar 273-340 "A" V8    525

Mopar 360 "A"           550

Mopar 361-383-400 V8    620     (5)

Mopar 413-426W-440 V8   670     (5) (10)

Mopar Street Hemi       765         (690 bare)




Offenhauser 252         355     (142) early '60s, aluminum/magnesium



Olds 215 V8             318         (same as Buick/Rover)

Olds 215 V8             345   (170) 1962, 2bbl, dry weight

Olds 304 "Rocket" V8    671     (2) first Olds V8, 1949



Olds 304 Rocket V8      680          all accessories, no flywheel

Olds straight-8         614     (2) '40s motor

Olds 330 J2             700         (first generation V8)

Olds 330-400            560     (5) low deck, w/accessories, no flywheel

Olds 394                725     (1) ('59)

Olds 371, 394           760     (5)

Olds 400-455            620     (5) high deck w/accessories, no flywheel

Olds 455                605     (10)

Olds 262 V6 Diesel      590     (4) (from GM SAE paper)

Olds DOHC 4.0 V8        463     (80)(dressed) Olds variant of Cad Northstar





Plymouth 361            640     (1) ('59)



Polimotor DOHC 2.0 L4   150     (53)  mostly plastic, development motor

Polimotor L4            179     (106) inc. starter, no clutch or flywheel)\



Pontiac L4              350         Iron Duke, Tech IV

Pontiac Tempest slant 4 470

Pontiac SOHC 6          450

Pontiac SOHC 6          550     (100)

Pontiac 389 V8          650

Pontiac 389 V8          590     (1) ('59)

Pontiac 301 V8          452

Pontiac 301 V8          451          complete with air cleaner and starter





Rover 3500 V8           318         (same as Buick)

Rover 3.0 SOHC L6       432     (2)

Rover 2000 four         312     (36) 1960s engine


Studebaker 289          650




VW flat-4 air cooled    200

VW flat-4 air cooled    215     (109)

VW flat-4 Type IV       311     (109)

VW flat 4 Type 1        250     (163) 1600cc dual port, stock flywheel, 

                                      clutch, doghouse oilcooler, Monza 

                                      muffler, Bosch alternator, twin 

                                      Solex/Kadron carbs with manifolds and 

                                      linkage, heater boxes, all sheet metal, 

                                      without oil




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Sizes:  These figures can be *very* misleading!  Shape is usually more

        important than maximum dimensions.



                        ref     Length  Width   Height



Buick 3.8 V6            (60)    22.0    24.0    24.2



Chevy LT1 (1994) V8     (60)    27.2    24.8    23.0

Chevy Sprint 993cc L4   (55)    24      20      25

Ford-Cosworth DOHC V8   (60)    22.2    21.7    21.9

Ford Mod V6 2.5L 60deg  (81)    22      24      24

Ford CDW27                      460mm



Transmissions



  maker    weight gears type    source    comment







Borg Warner 101  4 speed manual         Ford Super T-10 iron/aluminum

Borg Warner  92  4 speed manual         Chevy Super T-10 iron/aluminum

Borg Warner 130  4 speed manual  (158)  1927 model T-4, for 1927 Paige 8 (dry)

                                        rated to 175 ft-lb

Borg Warner  78  5 speed manual  (85)   T-5, Ford pattern


Ford         48  4 speed manual  (85)   '71 Capri/Pinto 1600 light duty

                                        (iron case, aluminum tailshaft housing)

                                         iron bhsg 23#

Ford C6    ~202  3 speed auto    (152)  Big block C-6, 165 lbs, Transmission 

                                        weight, drained, without torque 

                                        converter 37 lb, Torque converter 

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