Frequency Ask Questions

SEABEE ENGINE COMPARISON


MANUFACTURER GM GM GM FRANKLIN
MODEL Camero LS-1 Corvette LS-1 Corvette LS-6 500
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE 2002 2002 2002 1947
DISPLACEMENT 345 CU.IN. 345 CU.IN. 345 CU.IN. 500 CU.IN
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS 8 8 8 6
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM LIQUID LIQUID LIQUID AIR
FUEL SYSTEM MULTI-PORT INJECTION MULTI-PORT INJECTION MULTI-PORT INJECTION UP DRAFT CARBURETOR
FUEL TYPE 91 OCTANE UNLEADED OR 100 OCTANE LL 91 OCTANE UNLEADED OR 100 OCTANE LL 91 OCTANE UNLEADED OR 100 OCTANE LL 80 OCTANE AVGAS
IGNITION SYSTEM COMPUTERIZED ELECTRONIC - 8 COILS COMPUTERIZED ELECTRONIC - 8 COILS COMPUTERIZED ELECTRONIC - 8 COILS DISTRIBUTOR AND MAGNETO
RATED HORSEPOWER 325 @ 5200 RPM 350 @ 5200 RPM 405 @ 6000 RPM 215 @ 2500 RPM
OPERATING HORSEPOWER 300 @ 4500 RPM 320 @ 4500 RPM 350 @ 4500 RPM 215 @ 2500 RPM
ENGINE TORQUE 330 FT.LBS. @ 4500 RPM 350 FT.LBS. @ 4500 RPM 385 FT.LBS. @ 4500 RPM 452 FT. LBS. @ 2500 RPM
PROPELLER TORQUE 463 FT. LBS @ 2600 RPM 499 FT. LBS @ 2600 RPM 549 FT. LBS @ 2600 RPM 452 FT. LBS. @ 2500 RPM
REDUCTION RATIO 1.7:1 1.7:1 1.7:1 1:1
Brake Specific Fuel Consumption Ib/hr @ 3200 R.P.M. 0.507 0.454 0.500  
CABIN HEATING SYSTEM FORCED AIR HOT WATER FORCED AIR HOT WATER FORCED AIR HOT WATER NIL
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM FORCED AIR MECHANICAL FORCED AIR MECHANICAL FORCED AIR MECHANICAL NIL
EXHAUST SYSTEM SS PIPES AND MUFFLERS SS PIPES AND MUFFLERS SS PIPES AND MUFFLERS SS STRAIGHT PIPES