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CHEVY/GMC 5.0L Engine

CHEVY/GMC Vortec 5.0 Liter Engine 1987-2000

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5.0L Chevy GMC Vortec Engines (1980-2000)
  • Standard Option
  • Fraser Advantage



Part No. FECG50R-HD


Remanufactured, High Durability Crate Engine.

Fraser’s Strongest Available Engine!

All OEM Updates & Upgrades Included. Zero Miles.


Warranty: 5 Year / Unlimited Miles, Parts & Labor

Shipping: To Be Determined / Call for Rates

Core Deposit: Call for Details


UNIT COST: $2499.00



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Part Type:  Remanufactured Engine Assembly (Factory Spec)

This remanufactured Chevy/GMC Vortec 5.0L engine includes the following enhancements from Fraser Engines:

  • Bore and hone all cylinders to OEM clearances (We check all clearances within .0001 of inch),
  • Decking cylinder head(s) and block for straightness,
  • Cutting valve seats and valves to proper degree,
  • Line boring/honing crankshaft/camshaft tunnels,
  • Ground & polish crankshaft, new or remanufactured camshaft(s),
  • New main bearings, rod bearings, pistons, piston rings, lifters, pushrods (if equipped), timing components, oil pump, head bolts,
  • All new internal gaskets and seals.
  • All finishing gaskets are included (MAY VARY PER APPLICATION).

Chevy/GMC Vortec 5.0L Engines

The Chevy/GMC Vortec 5.0L engine is a V8 engine specifically designed for use in General Motors vehicles.

The base engine consists of:

An all-iron engine block and cylinder head
Overhead Valve (OHV)
Sequential fuel injection
Electric spark ignition

The engine specifications include:

  • A displacement of 305 cubic inches (5.0L)
  • 3.74 in x 3.48 in (95 mm x 88.4 mm) cylinder bore and piston stroke
  • 9.3:1 compression ratio
  • 170 to 240 horsepower (127 to 179 kW) at 4,400 to 5,200 rpm
  • 255 to 285 lb-ft (346 to 386 Nm) of torque at 2,800 to 4,000 rpm

The Chevy/GMC Vortec 5.0L engine was first introduced in 1987 and continued to be used in various GM vehicles until 2000. It was commonly found in trucks and SUVs, such as the Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Tahoe, and GMC Yukon. The engine was also used in some passenger cars, such as the Chevrolet Caprice and Buick Roadmaster.

The Vortec 5.0L engine was known for its durability and reliability, making it a popular choice for heavy-duty vehicles. It featured a cast-iron block and heads, as well as hydraulic lifters and roller camshaft for smooth operation. The engine's fuel injection system provided precise fuel metering for improved efficiency and performance. The Vortec 5.0L engine also had a reputation for being relatively easy to work on and modify, making it a favorite among car enthusiasts.


The Chevy/GMC Vortec 5.0L engine was introduced in 1987, so it was available in vehicles from that year until 2000. It was used in a variety of General Motors vehicles during that time period, including trucks, SUVs, and passenger cars. Some of the vehicles that used the Vortec 5.0L engine include:

  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2500 (1988-2000)
  • GMC Sierra 1500 and 2500 (1988-2000)
  • Chevrolet Suburban (1987-1999)
  • GMC Yukon (1992-1999)
  • Chevrolet Tahoe (1995-2000)
  • GMC Jimmy (1992-1999)
  • Chevrolet Caprice (1987-1993)
  • Buick Roadmaster (1991-1993)


Please note that the specific years and models that used the Vortec 5.0L engine may vary depending on the market and region, so it's always best to check with the manufacturer or consult vehicle specifications to confirm.

A core deposit is a charge added to the purchase of most engines or transmissions. We use the term "deposit" because once your new part is installed, we'll graciously pick-up your old engine or transmission free of charge and then refund the core deposit you paid.