what is the cubic inches of the 5.3 engine on the 1500 extended cab work truck

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Asked by Feb 22, 2008 at 02:52 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck Extended Cab LB

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What is the cubic inches of the 2008 1500 5.3 engine?

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casper271
6,215

323 cubic inches

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casper271
6,215

OPPS wrong button, The 5.3 engine is 324 cubic inches

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Chase Bates
145

Haha one more. Its actually 325 cubic inches.

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Jordan Clark
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325 Cubic in.

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Kyle Megley
45

the 5.3 is millions actually, therefore meaning 5.3 million cubes

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Heath Cochran
75

350 cubic inches teh only difference is the bore its a little bigger than the 06 350s

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Chase Bates
145

ITS 325 CUBIC INCHES. Do the conversion or easier yet, go to www.Chevrolet.com and look for yourself under the 5.3l engine specs. A 350 small block is actually the engine found in earlier model chevrolets and is 5.7liters.

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Rob Phillips
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Perhaps a little confusing for the newbies, but the capacity measured in litres (in SI units) does not always convert linearly with the stated block size, measured in cubic inches (in imperial units) because the bore size may be different. For factory vehicles, the stated capacity (in SI) is usually over stated (actual measure is in CC). The manufacturer tends to round this up, though the bore size may not match this exactly. For example, a vehicle which is stated as a 202 cubic inch or 3.3 L engine, or 3300cc is not a true conversion. 202 cubic inches converts to 3,310.19 cubic centimeters. So in this case, 3.3 L is understating the true capacity. Try www.easysurf.cc

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Rob Phillips
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That's www.easysurf.cc/cnver6.htm#ic2 for the conversion. Baring in mind that the stated cubic inches is also rounded.

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Joseph Houston
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the best example is the ford 5.0 its really like a 4.9 or some where in that area but for the cool factor they just said 5.0

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Jacob Nolting
35

nevermind, 325.2cid exactly

Wade Preece
155

Here they say its a 327

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Michael McGrail
8,635

According to GM, it is a 327

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Wade Preece
155

Thats right every book I look in parts wise says its a 327.

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Joe Good
35

i was a GMC technician for a little while and everywhere in the dealer books they said it was a 327CI

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Chris Dixon
125

conversion and math wise it's a 325.2 but in actuality it's a 327. but if you want to ask for parts it's a 5.3L. Don't get it twisted or the parts guy will look at you like a dog listening to a whisle! lol

David Orman
255

Okay...I am a technician at a GM dealership, I went to the GM/ASEP program at Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee, and i'm ASE certified...the actual cubic inches for the 5.3 is 325ci...the reason everyone says its a 327 is because early model vehicles that had the real 327 in them were designated as 5.3 liters too...GM labels it as a 327 in all their books and advertising because thats the engine that they use to make that everyone is familiar with...even our teachers at the GM training center in Dallas say its a 325...

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Jake Hallerman
35

The correct answer is 325 cubic inches... All tho it is a common misconception for people to think that it is a 327, becuase that was a popular motor for GM a while back and it has a good namesake so GM actually calls it. that

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Erik Duerbeck
65

It's the 327 small block......the same motor so well known in the old Camaros...

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Adam Morgan
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All the gen 4 5.3liters are 325 c.i. If it has the iron block it's an LY5 Aluminum block LH6 Either way same displacement... (pi*(bore/2)^2)*stroke*(# of cylinders)=displacement 9.601 cm bore 9.2 cm stroke => 5328.45cc motor or 5.32845L 1 liters = 61.01 c.i. 5.32845*61.01=325.089 ci rounded to nearest integer, 325 c.i. If you want a complete run down on the engine SAE sells a nice bit of literature on it... if you want to shell out the money... http://www.sae.org/technical/standards/CPGM2_07LH6_LC9 --------------------------

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Lance Sikorski
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323 99-07 , 325 07+

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Chris Mallang
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5.3 litres = 323.425844 cubic inch

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meridian654
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326.54 this is the total micrometer reading when multiplied by 8, depends on weather you are reading the bore or the piston circumference x8. I think there are two correct answers. I presume the piston is actually slightly less. An engineer may be measuring what goes into the void, not the void itself. I'm going to call rounding up to 327 as most accurate.

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dopplerdav
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Chevy used to have a 327 which was the 5.4L engine. Now they call it the 5.3L engine so it is the old 327 down sized slightly to a 323.

Andrew Olsen
14,405

it isnt a old small block chevy at all. Its the LS series of engine that has nothing in common with the old v8's pre 99ish

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jdawg38
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deed BMW Have. 5.3 l what is it and how much hp

Phineas Spaulding
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324.991 to be exact. Sorry...

Jay Selby
0

Who really cares! It's a 5.3L as advertised!

DY16
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You see folks, 325 is what gays say. 327 is what real men say

Andrew Olsen
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The gm 5.3 is a 325. It has nothing to do with the old 327. They didn't bring it back. However that may have been a good play for them as ford it doing the "5.0" yet again. But 5.3l is converted to 323.429 cubic inches. It's not a matter of manhood. There are the facts. I'm sure there is a decimal after 325 ci but I don't care to figure it out...

runumuck
10

Interesting to know about the new way of recognizing engines in liters to the old way cubic inches, lot of bulls#&t to remember.

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CMAJseventh
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Just let's us old timers know what to expect from the engine in the way of performance. If we owned an older chevy 327, the 5.3 will perform the same.

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