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GM E-Rod crate motor no longer just for the shiftless

by Frank Filipponio (RSS feed) on Apr 27th, 2010 at 5:57PM

Back in November, General Motors unveiled a new crate motor at the SEMA show. Dubbed the "E-ROD," it was designed to meet the needs of the modern hot-rodder. It offered an out-of-the-box performance option for people who wanted to build a project vehicle, but who didn't want to worry about legal hassles that can come with using older engines. The E-ROD engine isn't really new... it's basically the base Corvette powerplant, adapted for mounting in just about anything. It's a 6.2-liter LS3 rated at 430 horsepower and 424 pound-feet of torque, and pointedly, it's also fully emissions... Read More

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