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Plymouth engines, 1928-1966

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The basics

In order of introduction... (4L = four cylinder L-head, etc)

Model
Year
Engr Production
Names
Wheelbase Cyl.* Bore x
Stroke
CID Compression Ratio BHP (Gross)
(rpm x100)
Torque
(rpm x100)
Symbol Began Ended Std Opt Std Opt Std Opt
1921 25-C Maxwell 109 4 L 3-5/8x4-1/2 185.8 3.9 --- [email protected] --- ---
1926 F-58 6-25 4-26 Chrysler Four (later Chrysler 58) 109 4 L 3-5/8x4-1/2 185.8 4.0 --- [email protected] --- ---
1927 1-50 7-26 7-27 Chrysler 50 106 4 L 3-5/8x4-1/8 170.3 4.1 --- [email protected] --- ---
1928 1-52 7-27 6-28 Chrysler 52 106 4 L 3-5/8x4-1/8 170.3 4.6 --- [email protected] --- ---
Q 6-28 2-29 Plymouth 109 4 L 3-5/8x4-1/8 170.3 4.6 --- [email protected] --- ---
1929 U 1-29 4-30 Plymouth 109 4 L 3-5/8x4-1/4 175.4 4.6 --- [email protected] --- ---
1930 30-U 4-30 6-31 Plymouth 109 4 L 3-5/8x4-3/4 196.1 4.6 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
1931 PA 5-31 2-32 Plymouth 109-3/8 4 L 3-5/8x4-3/4 196.1 4.9 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
1932 PB 2-32 9-32 Plymouth 112-3/8 4 L 3-5/8x4-3/4 196.1 4.9 5.6R [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
1933 PC
10-32 3-33 Plymouth, Plymouth Thrift 107 6L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 5.5 6.5R* [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
PD 3-33 12-33 Standard, Deluxe 107.75, 113.5 6L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 5.8 6.5A [email protected]   [email protected] [email protected]
1934 PG 3-34 10-34 Plymouth Standard 107-3/4              
PF 1-3 Plymouth Six              
FE DeLuxe Plymouth 113-1/2             ---
1935 PJ 11-34 9-35 All 113 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 --- ** [email protected] --- **[email protected] ---
1936 P-1, P-2 10-35 9-36 All 113 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 --- **
[email protected]
--- **
[email protected]
---
1937 P-3 10-36 9-37 Business Plymouth 112 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 --- **
[email protected]
--- **
[email protected]
---
P-4 DeLuxe Plymouth
1938 p_5 10-37 8-38 Business Plymouth 112 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 7.0A **
[email protected]

[email protected]
**
[email protected]
[email protected]
P-6 DeLuxe Plymouth
1939 P-7 8-38 7-39 Plymouth Road King 114 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 7.0A **
[email protected]

[email protected]
**
[email protected]
[email protected]
P-8 Deluxe Plymouth
Model
Year
Engr Production
Names
Wheelbase Cyl.* Bore x
Stroke
CID Compression Ratio BHP (Gross)
(rpm x100)
Torque
(rpm x100)
Symbol Began Ended Std Opt Std Opt Std Opt
1940 P-9 8-39 7-40 Plymouth Road King 117-1/2 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 7.0A **
[email protected]

[email protected]
**
[email protected]
[email protected]
P-10 DeLuxe Plymouth
1941 P-11 8-40 7-41 Plymouth DeLuxe 117-1/2 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 201.3 6.7 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-12 Plymouth Special DeLuxe 7.25A [email protected] [email protected]
1942 P-14S 8-41 1-42 Plymouth Deluxe 117-1/2 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 217.8 6.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-14C Plymouth Special Deluxe
1946-1948 P-155 10-45 2-49 Plymouth DeLuxe 117-1/2 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 217.8 6.6 --- [email protected] [email protected] ---
p_15C Plymouth Special Deluxe
1949 P-17 12-48 12-49 Plymouth Deluxe 111 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 217.8 7.0 --- [email protected] [email protected] ---
P-18 Plymouth Deluxe 118-1/2
Plymouth Special Deluxe
Model
Year
Engr Production
Names
Wheelbase Cyl.* Bore x
Stroke
CID Compression Ratio BHP (Gross)
(rpm x100)
Torque
(rpm x100)
Symbol Began Ended Std Opt Std Opt Std Opt
1950 P-19 1-50 12-50 Plymouth DeLuxe 111 6 L 3-1/8x4-3/8 217.8 7.0 --- [email protected] [email protected] ---
P-20 Plymouth Deluxe 118-1/2
Plymouth Special DeLuxe
1951-1952 P-22 12-50 9-52 Plymouth Concord 111 6-L 3-1/4 x 4-3/8 217.8 7.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-23 Plymouth Cambridge 118-1/2
Plymouth Cranbrook
1953 P-24-1 10-52 9-53 Plymouth Cambridge 114 6-L 3-1/4 x 4-3/8 217.8 7.1 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-24-2 Plymouth Cranbrook
1959 P-25-1 10-53 8-54 Plymouth Plaza 114 6-L Early Cars: 3-1/4 x 4-3/8 217.8 7.1 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-25-2 Plymouth Savoy Later Cars: 3-1/4 x 4-5/8 230.2 7.25 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-25-3 Plymouth Belvedere
1955 P-26-1 10-54 8-55 Plymouth Plaza 115 6-L 3.25x4.63 230 7.4 --- [email protected] --- 194 @ l6
P-26-3 Plymouth Savoy
P-26-2 Plymouth Belvedere
P-27-1 Plymouth Plaza 115 V-8 3.44 x 3.25 241 7.6 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-27-3 Plymouth Savo OR
P-27-2 Plymouth Belvedere 3.563 x 3.250 260 7.6 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] [email protected]
1956 P-28-1 9-55 8-56 Plymouth Plaza 115 6-L 3.25 x 4.63 230 8.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-28-2 Plymouth Savoy
P-28-3 Plymouth Belvedere
P-29-1 Plymouth Plaza 115 V-8 3.75 x 3.13 277 8.0 --- [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
P-29-2 Plymouth Savoy 3.63x3.256 270 --- 8.0 [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
P-29-3 Plymouth Belvedere 115 V-8 3.75 x 3.13 277 8.0 --- [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Plymouth Fury 3.8125 x 3.3125 303 9.25 --- [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
1957 P-30-1 9-56 9-57 Plymouth, Plaza & Suburban 118, suburban 122 6-L 3.25 x 4.63 230 8.0 --- [email protected] --- 205 @ l6 ---
P-30-2 Plymouth, Savoy & Custom Suburban
P-30-3 Plymouth, Belvedere &Sport Sub.
P-31-1 Plymouth, Plaza 118, suburban 122 6-L 3.75 x 3.13 277 8.0 --- 197 @ 44 --- [email protected] ---
Plymouth, Plaza & Suburban 3.91x3.13 301 --- 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
P-31-2 Plymouth, Savoy & Custom Suburban 118, suburban 122 V-8 3.91x3.13 301 8.5 8.5 [email protected] 8.5
P-31-3 Plymouth, Belvedere &Sport Sub. [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Plymouth Fury 3.91x3.31 318 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
1958 LPI-L 9-57 8-58 Plymouth, Plaza & Suburban 18,
Suburban
122
6-L 3.25 x 4. 63 230 8.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
LPI-M Plymouth,Savoy &Custom Suburban
LPl-H Plymouth, Belvedere & Sport Sub.
LP2-L Plymouth, Plaza & Suburban 18,
Suburban
122
V-8 3.91x 3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
LP2-M Plymouth, Savoy & Custom Suburban 3.91x 3.31(a) --- 9 --- [email protected] [email protected]
Plymouth, Belvedere &
Sport Suburban
4.06x3.38(b) 350 10.0 [email protected] --- [email protected]
LP2-H 4.06x3.38(c ) [email protected]
Plymouth Fury 118 V-8 3.91x 3.31 318 9.25 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
4.06x3.38(b) 350 --- 10.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
4.06x3.38(c ) [email protected]
1959 MPI-L 9-58 7-59 Plymouth, Savoy & Deluxe Suburban 18,
Suburban
122
6- L 3.25 x 4. 63 230 8.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
MP1-M Plymouth, Belvedere & Cust. Sub. ---
MP2-L Plymouth, Savoy & Suburban 18,
Suburban
122
V-8 3.91x 3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
MP2-M Plymouth, Belvedere & cust Sub. 3.91x 3.31(a) --- 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
MP2-H Plymouth, Belvedere & Sport Sub. 4.12x3.38(b) 361 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
MP2-P Plymouth Fury 118 V-8 3.91x 3.31(a) 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
4.12x3.38(b) 361 --- 10.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
Model
Year
Engr Production
Names
Wheelbase Cyl.* Bore x
Stroke
CID Compression Ratio BHP (Gross)
(rpm x100)
Torque
(rpm x100)
Symbol Began Ended Std Opt Std Opt Std Opt
1960 QXI-L 10-59 7-60 Valiant V-100 106.5 I-6,
OHV
3.40x3.125 170 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
QXI-H Valiant V-200 --- 10.5 --- [email protected] --- 153.12
PPI - L 9-59 Plymouth Savoy Deluxe Suburban 118
Suburban
122
3.40 x 4.125 225 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
PPI -M Plymouth Belvedere
Custom Suburban
I-6,
OHV
PPI-H Plymouth Fury 118
PP2-L Plymouth Savoy Deluxe Sub urban 118 V-8,
OHV
3.91x3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
18
Suburban
122
V - 8,
OHV
3.91x3.31 --- 9.0 [email protected] --- [email protected]
4.12x313 361 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
PP2-M Plymouth Belvedere
Custom Suburban
4.12x3.38(a ) [email protected] [email protected]
PP2-H Plymouth Fury Sport Suburban 4.25x3.38(a ) 383 [email protected] [email protected]
4.25x3.38(b) [email protected] [email protected]
4.25x3.38(c) [email protected] [email protected]
1961 RVI-L 8-60 7-61 Valiant V-100 106.5 I-6,
OHV
3.40 x 3. 125 170 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
RVI-H Valiant V-200 3.40 x 3. 125 --- 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
3.40 x 4. 125 225 [email protected] [email protected]
RPI-L Plymouth Savoy Deluxe Suburban 18
Suburban
122
3.40 x 4. 125 225 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
RPI-M Plymouth Belvedere
Custom Suburban
RPl-H Plymouth Fury 118
RP2- L Plymouth Savoy Deluxe Suburban 18
Suburban
122
V - 8,
OHV
3.91x 3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
3.91x 3.31(b) --- 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
4.12 x3.38 361 [email protected] [email protected]
4.25 x 3.38 (a) 383 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
RP2-M Plymouth Belvedere
Custom Suburban
4.25 x 3.38 (d) [email protected] [email protected]
RP2-H Plymouth Fury Sport Suburban 4.25 x 3.38 (b) [email protected] [email protected]
4.25x3.38(c) [email protected] [email protected]
4.18 x 3.75 (d) 413 [email protected] [email protected]
4.18 x 3.75 (b) [email protected] [email protected]
4.18 x 3.75 (c) [email protected] [email protected]
1962 SVI-L 8-61 7-62 Valiant V-100 106.5 I-6,
OHV
3.40 x 4.125 170 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
SV1-H Valiant V-200 3.40 x 4. 125 225 --- 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
SVI-P Valiant Signet 200
SPI-L Plymouth Savoy 116 3.40 x 4. 125 225 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
SPI-M Plymouth Belvedere
SPI-H Plymouth Fury
SP2-L Plymouth Savoy V - 8,
OHV
3.91x 3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
SP2-M Plymouth Belvedere 3.91x 3.31(b) --- 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
SP2-H Plymouth Fury
SP2-P 12-61 4.12 x3.38(b) 361 [email protected] [email protected]
SP2-L 8-61 Plymouth Sport Fury
Plymouth Savoy 4.12 x3.38(c) 361 -- 9.0 --- [email protected] [email protected]
SP2-M Plymouth Belvedere 4.25 x 3.38 (b) 383 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
SP2-H Plymouth Fury 4.25x3.38(c) [email protected] [email protected]
4.19 x 3.75 (b) 413 11.0 [email protected] [email protected]
SP2-P Plymouth Sport Fury 4.19 x 3.75 (c) [email protected] [email protected]
4.19 x 3.75 (d) [email protected] [email protected]
1963 TVI-L 8-62 7-63 Valiant V-100 106 I-6,
OHV
3. 40 x 3.125 170 8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
TVI-H Valiant V-200 3.40 x 4.125 225 --- 8.2 --- [email protected] 40 --- [email protected]
TVI-P Valiant Signet 200
TPI-L Plymouth Savoy 116 3.40 x 4. 125 225 8.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
TPl-M Plymouth Belvedere
TPl-H Plymouth Fury
TP2-L Plymouth Savoy V-8
OHV
3.91x3.31 318 9.0 [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
4.12 x 3.38 361 --- 9.0 --- [email protected] ___ [email protected]
4.25 x 3.38 (a) 383 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
11.0 [email protected] [email protected]
TP2-M Plymouth Belvedere 4.25 x 3.38 (b) [email protected] [email protected]
TP2-H Plymouth Fury 4.25 x 3.75 (a) 426 [email protected] [email protected]
TP2-P Plymouth Sport Fury 13.5 [email protected] [email protected]
4.25 x 3.75 (c) 11.0 [email protected] [email protected]
13.5 [email protected] [email protected]
Model
Year
Engr Production
Names
Wheelbase Cyl.* Bore x
Stroke
CID Compression Ratio BHP (Gross)
(rpm x100)
Torque
(rpm x100)
Symbol Began Ended Std Opt Std Opt Std Opt
1964 VVI-L 8-63 7-69 Valiant V-100 106 I-6,
OHV
3.40 x 3.125 170 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
VVl-H Valiant V-200 3.40 x 4.125 225   8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
VVI-P Valiant Signet 200
VV2-L Valiant V-100 V-8,
OHV
3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
VV2-H Valiant V-200
VV2-P Valiant Signet 200
VVl-P
29
4-64 Plymouth Barracuda I-6 3.40 x 4. 125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
VVl-P
29
Plymouth Barracuda V-8,
OHV
3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] 42 --- [email protected] ---
VPI-L 8-63 Plymouth Savoy 116 I-6 3.40 x 4. 125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
VP1-M Plymouth Belvedere
VPI-H Plymouth Fury
Plymouth Savoy V-8
OHV
3.91 x 3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
4.12x3.38 361 --- 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
VP2-L 4.25 x 3.38 383 (a) 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
VP2-M Plymouth Belvedere 4.25 x 3.75 426 (a) 10.3 [email protected] [email protected]
VP2-H Plymouth Fury 426 (c) 11.0 [email protected] 56 470 @44
VP2-P Plymouth Sport Fury 426 (c) 12.5 425 @ 56 [email protected]
426 (d) 11.0 [email protected] [email protected]
426 (d) 12.5 [email protected] [email protected]
1965 AVI-L 8-64 7-65 Plymouth Valiant 100 106 I-6 3.40 x 3.125 170 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
AVI-H Plymouth Valiant 200 3.40 x4.125 225 --- 8.4 --- --- [email protected]
AVl-P Plymouth Valiant Signet [email protected]
AV2-L Plymouth Valiant100 V-8, 3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] [email protected] ---
AV2-H Plymouth Valiant 200 OHV --- --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
AV2-P Plymouth Valiant Signet 10.5
AV1-P Plymouth Barracuda 6 I, 3.40 x4.125 225 8.4 --- --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
29 OHV
AV2-P Plymouth Barracuda V-8, 3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
29 OHV --- 10.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
ARI-L Plymouth Belvedere I 116 6 I, 3.40 x4.125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
AR1-H Plymouth Belvedere II OHV
AR2-L Plymouth Belvedere I V-8, 3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
OHV 3.91x3.31 318 --- 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
4.12x3.38 361 9.0 [email protected] [email protected]
AR2-H Plymouth Belvedere II 4.25 x 3.38 383 (c) 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
AR2-P Plymouth Satellite 4.25 x 3.75 426 10.3(a) [email protected] [email protected]
12.5(b) [email protected] [email protected]
API-L Plymouth Fury I 119 6 I, 3.40 x 4. 125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
API-M Plymouth Fury II OHV
API-H Plymouth Fury III
AP2-L Plymouth Fury 1 V-8, 3.91x3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
AP2-M Plymouth Fury 11 OHV 4.25x3.38 383 --- 9.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
AP2-H Plymouth Fury III 383 (c) 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
AP2-P Plymouth Sport Fury 4.25 x 3.75 426(c) 10.3 [email protected] [email protected]
1966 BV1-L 8-65 Plymouth Valiant 100 106 6 I, 3.40x 3.125 170 8.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
BV1-H Plymouth Valiant 200 OHV 3.40 x 4.125 225 --- 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
BV2-L V-8, 3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
BV2-H Plymouth Signet OHV --- 10.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
BV1-P Plymouth Barracuda 6 I, 3.40 x 4.125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
29 OHV
BV2-P V-8, 3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
29 OHV --- 10.5 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
BRI-L Plymouth Belvedere I 116 6 I, 3.40 x 4.125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
117 for OHV
BR1-H Plymouth Belvedere II Sta. Wgn. V-8, 3.63 x 3.31 273 8.8 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
BR2-L Plymouth Belvedere 1 OHV 3.91x3.31 318 --- 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
4.12x3.38 361 [email protected] [email protected]
BR2-H Plymouth Belvedere 11
BR2-P Plymouth Satellite 4.25 x 3.38 383 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
4.25 x 3.75 426 10.25 [email protected] [email protected]
BPI-L Plymouth Fury I 119 6 I, 3.40 x 4.125 225 8.4 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
BPl-M Plymouth Fury II OHV
BPl-H Plymouth Fury III
BP2-L Plymouth Fury I V-8, 3.91x3.31 318 9.0 --- [email protected] --- [email protected] ---
BP2-M Plymouth Fury II OHV 4.25x3.38 383 --- 9.2 --- [email protected] --- [email protected]
BP2-H Plymouth Fury III 383 10.0 [email protected] [email protected]
BP2-P Plymouth Sport Fury 4.32x3.75 440 10.1 [email protected] [email protected]

Guide to the notes:

1921-1950. A = Aluminum cylinder head; R = Red Head; * = 6.5 compression ratio aluminum head also available;
** = economy engine with 5.2 compression ratio, 65 bhp, and 138 lb-ft torque.

1951-1959. (a) Power Pack (b) Golden Commando (c) Golden Commando with fuel injection (n/a on Suburban)
(d) Standard engine for Suburbans; optional on Plaza. * with special equipment power package (4-bbl carb)

1960-1963. (a) Twin 4-bbl Long Ram Induction. (b) 4-bbl (c) Twin four-barrels, runner manifold. (d) Twin four-barrels, short-ram manifold.

1963-64. (a) Single 4-bbl. (b) Twin four-barrels, runner manifold. (c) Twin four-barrels, short-ram manifold.
(d) Twin four-barrels, Hemi combustion chamber.

1965-66. (a) Single 4-bbl. (b) twin-carbs, 4-bbl Hemispherical Combustion Chamber; (c) Special cam

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