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Industrial Engines > Model #4.3L GM

GM 4.3L Industrial Engine

These are brand new General Motors Vortec 4.3 liter industrial engines. They are found in the Hyster, Yale, Toyota, Caterpillar, Mitsubishi and Heli forklifts. These engines are available as remanufactured units as well, at a reduced priced. Engine parts are readily available for the 4.3 liter which include cylinder heads, engine blocks and crankshafts and other internal engine parts.
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General Motors 4.3 Liter Vortec Industrial Engine front view


(Intake Manifold NOT Included)

4.3L GM
Description Designed to work with gasoline, liquid propane gas and natural gas. Roller valve lifters for reduced friction and improved fuel economy. Nodular iron crankshaft has undercut and rolled fillets for durability. Counter-rotating balance shaft for smooth performance and low noise. Engine comes completely component painted. Composite rocker arm cover and front cover for noise reduction. World-class engine sealing system for superior leak protection. High Energy Ignition distributor and coil are standard. Cast aluminum oil pan for increased strength and noise reduction. Common rear face on most GM Powertrain industrial engines for easy hookup with housing.

General Data

Type 90 degree 4.3L V6
Displacement 262 cid (4294.18 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.4:1
Valve Config Pushrod Actuated Overhead Valves
Manufactured Tonawanda, New York
Valve Lifters Hydraulic Roller
Bore x Stroke 4.00 X 3.48 in (101.60
X 88.39 mm)
Main Bearing Caps 2-Bolt
Balance Method External
Rear Oil Seal Full Circle
Fuel Delivery Carbureted LPG, NG, SEFI Gasoline
Oil Pan Capacity 4.5 qt with filter
Fuel Types Gasoline, LPG, NG
Engine Rotation Clockwise (from the front)
Paint Protection Completely Proponent Painted
Horsepower 135hp @ 3000 rpm
Torque 243 lb-ft @ 2200 rpm (Gasoline)
Shipping Weight 434 lb (197 kg)

Block Cast Iron
Cylinder Head Cast Iron
Crankshaft Nodular Iron
Camshaft Steel
Pistons High Silicon Aluminum
Exhaust Seat Induction Hardened
Engine Sealing System
One-piece viton rear main seal
One-piece oil pan gasket
Molded rocker cover seal
Composite graphite cylinder head
gaskets with stainless steel core.
Switch & Sender Water Temp &
Oil Pressure
Fuel System Options
Closed and Open Loop Fuel Systems
Gasoline Fuel Injection
Gasoline/LPG Carb Dual Fuel
LPG (Mixer, Throttle Body, Fuel Lock,
LPG W/Governor (Same As Above
w/Elec. Governor)
LPG W/Governor (Same As Above
w/Velocity Governor)
LPG Carb
NG/LPG Carb Dual Fuel
NG Carb
NG (Mixer, Throttle Body & Air
NG W/Governor (Same As Above
w/Elec. Governor)
Three Way Catalyst Available