The 327 cubic-inch V8, introduced in 1962, had a bore of 4.00 inches and a stroke of 3.25 inches. Factory power ratings varied from 210 horsepower to 375 horsepower for the fuel-injected L84 “Fuelie”.

In it’s day, the 327 cubic-inch L84 was the most powerful naturaly aspirated single cam production small-block engine. The L84’s power combination came with a higher compression ratio, high-performance cylinder heads and an aggresive solid-lifter cam.

Engine Specifications:

  • Bore 4.00
  • Stroke 3.25
  • Compression Ratio 11:1
  • Cast iron Cylinder heads, 461 casting
  • 2.02 intake valves, 1.60 exhaust valves
  • Solid-lifter “Duntov 30-30” camshaft
  • 254 degree duration
  • 0.484 inch lift
  • 114 degree lobe separation
  • Rochester mechanical fuel-injection