6.0 Vortec engine for sale

The 6.0L V8 Vortec engine is manufactured by General Motors for full-size heavy duty pickup trucks, vans, and SUVs. It is the last Vortec engine currently in use by General Motors, with the EcoTec3 engine family replacing the Vortec line in all other GM vehicles.

The efficiency and emission performance of the L96 6.0 Vortec crate engine have been enhanced. The 6.0 L has a lot of strength, but it also has a lot of refinement and power. An upgraded engine cradle and mounting mechanism are among its characteristics. Vibrations transmitted through the chassis are reduced as a result.


Vortec means power. The 6.0 vortec engine for sale comes with power, fuel efficiency, durability and less maintenance. It is a replacement manufactured with upgraded parts to increase performance, reliability and longevity.

It comes with a 360 peak horsepower @ 5400 rpm. However the average sits between 5.7 and 6.0. The difference lies in driving in traffic inside the city or on highways. The throttle response in impressive. It has a compression of 9.7:1

6.0 vortec crate engine are used for General Motors Trucks which is a big brand name of engines. It came in an advertisement for the first time in the 1985 model year 4.3 L V6. It has vortex technology used for vortex development in the combustion chamber so that fuel can be optimized. Updated Vortec Engine is known for its approximate displacement in cubic centimeters. 

The 4.3 Vortec series is built in the United States and is compatible with all Chevrolet technology. Its components have not been updated. The maker of this 4.3 Vortec engine ensured that the equipment is OEM quality by using Dyno testing.

Its types are I4, I5, I6, V6, V8, and 5000, etc.

It can be used in the following vehicles basically sports cars, trucks and vans.

2007-2009 Chevrolet Suburban

2007-2009 Chevrolet Avalanche

2007-2009 GMC Sierra

2007-2009 GMC Yukon XL

Apart from that it can be used in models like Pontiac, Camaro and Chevrolet.

What is included in the box?

Short block, High Temp Cylinder Heads, New Oil Pump or Oil Pump Kit, Gaskets, Lifters, Rods and Pistons.

  • Graphite coated pistons that resist the damage caused by heat better than aluminum pistons.
  • Rods connected to ensure uniformity and keeping everything at place.
  • Valves are chrome plated.

It is SAE certified therefore you don’t need to worry about quality or manufacturing procedure followed. All the parts have an extended life span.


Compression Ratio: 9.7:1

Horsepower: peak at 360hp 5400 rpm

Rpm: 6000 max engine speed

Cylinder Head Material: Cast aluminum alloy

Engine Block Material: Cast iron

Torque rating: 380 hp 42000 rpm

Fuel system: Sequential multi-port fuel injection, return-less fuel system

Displacement: 364 CID, 6.0 liters

Bore diameter: 4.00 in (101.6 mm)

Stroke: 3.62 in (92 mm)

Dimensions: 29 x 22 x 32 (l x w x h)


At the 364 cubic inches of displacement, engine has 360 peak horsepower and 380 lb-ft peak torque. The l96 engine fit in the models of Chevrolet, Camaro and sierra trucks. The lower horsepower and torque ratings reduce the consumption of fuel and improve durability. It is a popular choice among buyers who want good performance and utilize the full potential within a low cost.

The material used in the manufacturing is iron which is stronger and solid than aluminum. However the material used in cylinder head is aluminum. Therefore it does not get damaged or wear out easily. Also the parts are reliable in terms of performance because they require less maintenance. The iron exhaust and cylinder heads help in fast cooling.

The warranty of product is based on distance covered or number of years. Engines are tested before dispatching- Good compression, Good oil pressure and No leaks or seepages

It’s one of the popular engines and still in high demand for its good strength and powerful mechanism.

Author: Mike