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oil capacity of a 454

This is a discussion on oil capacity of a 454 within the Technical / Maintenance forums, part of the General Discussion category; looking to change the oil on my 1988 chevy 3500 with the 454. the manual is no longer in the ...

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    looking to change the oil on my 1988 chevy 3500 with the 454. the manual is no longer in the truck as i bought it used and ive looked online and am getting limits such as 5, 6 and even 8 quarts? just wanting to verify the exact amount. Thanks

    1988 Chevrolet lowrider (SOLD)
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    1997 Chevrolet k1500 -The DD
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    Re: oil capacity of a 454

    I put 8 in mine with a filter change.
    I have the factory oil cooler too.
    Last edited by LS1Mike; 01-03-2011 at 07:44 PM.
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    Re: oil capacity of a 454

    My 99 Vortec 454 takes right about 7 quarts.
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    Re: oil capacity of a 454

    my 454 takes a lil more then 7qts
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