MEL 462 Engine Specifications

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MEL 462 Engine Specifications

Post by Theo » Wed 24. Dec 2008, 12:45

Please help adding, correcting, discussing and completing data to this section. This specification run down is provided by participants of this MEL Engine Forum and me. To have it clearly arranged I constantly keep merging the info into this single post. The contributor's original post will remain below

BORE AND STROKE

4,38" X 3,83"
Compression ratio: .......10.25:1
Horsepower: .................340 @ 4600 RPM
Torque: .........................485 @ 2800 RPM


462- Con Rod Lgth- (CTR TO CTR) 6.599-6.601 Piston Pin Dia. 0.9749-0.9752 (1967 LINC Shop Manual)


TOLERANCES:

Piston to bore:................. 0.0015" to .0021"
Piston ring end gap:.........0.010" compression rings .015" oil rings
Wrist pin diameter:...........0.9750"
Rod bearings:.................. 2.5992" to 2.6001" shaft diameter .0007" to .002" clearance
Main Bearings: .................2.8994" to 2.9003" shaft diameter .0008" to .0024" clearance
Thrust #3 main:............... 0.004" to .008" end play


TORQUE SPECS (lb ft):

Spark plugs:.........................15-20
Heads:................................135-145
Intake manifold:.................. 20-25
Exhaust manifold:............... 15-21
Rocker Shaft.........................45-50
Rods:....................................40-45
Mains: ..................................95-105
Flywheel to crankshaft:....... .75-85
Harmonic damper:............... 75-90


462 CID ENGINE BLOCK CASTING NUMBERS:

C6VY-A........1966-68
C6VE-A........1966-68
C6V..............1966-68


462 CYLINDER HEAD CASTING NUMBERS:

C6VE-A....1966-68
C6VE-B.....1966-68
C6VE-D....1966-68
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Bare Casting weight Approx ....
56.8 lbs/25.8 kg
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