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BluePrint BP3550CT1 GM 355 Base Engine, Vortec Heads, Flat Tappet Cam
BluePrint BP3550CT1 GM 355 Base Engine,  Vortec Heads, Flat Tappet Cam

BluePrint BP3550CT1 GM 355 Base Engine, Vortec Heads, Flat Tappet Cam

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  • This item ships directly from the manufacturer. It may take an additional 30 business days for BluePrint Engines to ship this item.
  • This item ships via Ground Shipping only. Expedited and Air shipping options are not available.

Details

Crate Engine Type:
Long Block
Camshaft Type:
Hydraulic Flat Tappet
Cylinder Head Material:
Cast Iron
Piston Material:
Hypereutectic Aluminum
MFG. Part #:
BP3550CT1
Horsepower:
385 horsepower
Torque:
405 ft./lbs.
Engine Displacement:
355 cu. in.
Intake Manifold Included:
Yes
Valve Covers Included:
Yes
Cylinder Heads Included:
Yes
Rear Main Seal Style:
1-piece
Distributor Included:
No
Oil Pan Included:
Yes
Timing Cover Included:
Yes
Water Pump Included:
No
Harmonic Balancer Included:
No
Flexplate Included:
No
Flywheel Included:
No
Air Cleaner Included:
No
Spark Plugs Included:
No
Spark Plug Wires Included:
No

Info

True Blue Power! BluePrints pro engine builders are enthusiasts just like you and it shows in the quality and performance of every engine they build. Each BluePrint crate engine is carefully dyno tested and ships with printed, proven results. If you’re looking serious horsepower at an affordable price, BluePrint Engines is the choice for you!

GM 355 Base Engine - Cast Iron Vortec Heads - Flat Tappet Cam - 1pc RMS

Overview

  • HP & Torque: 385 HP / 405 FT LBS
  • Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
  • Cast Iron Heads
  • Hypereutectic Pistons
  • Flat Tappet Cam
  • Cast Steel Crank
  • Part #: BP3550CT1

Block

  • 4-bolt main 1-piece rear seal block
  • (w/passenger side dipstick only)
  • Square and parallel decked
  • Align honed on computer controlled machine to within .0002 straightness and roundness
  • Cylinders are sonic tested

Rotating Assembly

  • Cast iron crankshaft
  • Keith Black hypereutectic pistons
  • Chevy heavy beam rods with 150,000 psi bolts
  • Hastings Moly rings
  • Balanced rotating assemby
  • Melling high volume oil pump
  • Flat tappet hydraulic lifter camshaft
  • Heavy Duty double roller timing set

Cylinder Heads

  • Cast iron "vortec" heads
  • 1.25 diameter valve springs
  • Hardened retainers and springs
  • 2.02 swirl polished intake valves
  • 1.60 swirl polished exhaust valves
  • 1.5 long slot, stamped steel rockers
  • Hardened push rods

Cam Specs

  • Cam Type: Flat Tappet
  • .480 Intake .486 Exhaust
  • 224 Intake / 230 Exhaust duration
  • @ .050 - 112 degree lobe separation

Ignition Timing

  • 34 degrees total at 3500 rpm

Also Includes

  • Professional Products dual plane satin finish intake manifold
  • New chrome valve covers
  • Brass freeze plugs
  • Dyno test results shipped with engine

Warranty

Notes

BluePrint Engines recommends 91 Octane for this engine and a 1800-2200 RPM stall converter.

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Notes

Zinc Additive Required For Flat Tappet Application, Recommended Oil For Your BluePrint Crate Engine: 10W30, Non-Synthetic. Not For EGR

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