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If you're looking for turn-key power, you've come to the right place.  Our selection of performance Chevy and Ford crate engines from top engine builders like BluePrint and Chevrolet Performance will leave you drooling.  From a drop-in 302 Ford street cruiser to a complete IMCA approved 604, we've got the motor you've always dreamed of.  When you're ready for a new powerplant for your ride, trust the pros at Speedway Motors to be your horsepower headquarters.

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    This 383 Chevy "Stroker" motor is a Speedway Exclusive! Machined and assembled at BluePrint Engines, each Small Block Chevy engine is dyno tested (includes individual dyno sheet) and comes with a 30 month/50,000 mile warranty. Each crate engine is built to crank out 420 hp @ 5200 rpm and 450 ft.-lbs. @ 4300 rpm.

    Dyno Sheet (PDF)  (Note: This sheet represents one example engine. Your individual engine may differ slightly.) 

    • 420 hp @ 5200 rpm
    • 450 ft.-lbs. @ 4300 rpm
    • 4-bolt main, 1-piece rear main seal seasoned block 
    • Passenger side dipstick
    • Chrome valve covers and timing cover
    • New plain steel oil pan
    • New cast steel crankshaft
    • Rotating assembly balanced to within 2 grams
    • Harmonic balancer
    • 153 tooth flexplate
    • Hypereutectic pistons
    • 10:1 compression
    • Hydraulic flat tappet cam
    • Heavy duty double roller timing set
    • Performance aluminum cylinder heads
    • Hardened retainers and performance valve springs
    • Aluminum dual plane intake
    • New HEI distributor
    • 2500 stall converter recommended
    Crate Engine Installation Guide

    Truck Freight Shipping Charges Apply - click here for details.

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    Need a new engine for your Blue Oval ride? This Speedway exclusive crate motor will work great in your street rod or classic pickup truck. Machined and assembled at BluePrint Engines, each engine is dyno tested and includes the dyno sheet. Has a 30 month/50,000 mile manufacturer's warranty.

    Dyno Sheet (PDF)  (Note: This sheet represents one example engine. Your individual engine may differ slightly.) 

    • 300+ Horsepower @ 5300
    • 320+ ft lbs @ 3800
    • Hand picked .040" over seasoned block
    • Squared and parallel decked
    • Align honed main bearing bore
    • Cylinders computer honed to within .0002"
    • Cylinders sonic tested
    • Brass freeze plugs
    • 9.6-1 compression ratio
    • Premium cast 2MAE crankshaft - ground 10/10
    • Balanced rotating assembly
    • Harmonic balancer
    • Melling hi-volume oil pump
    • Chrome front sump oil pain
    • Hyd. Roller camshaft .543 int./.554 exh. lift, 218 int./226 exh. duration @ .050, 112° lobe separation
    • H.D. double roller timing chain
    • Timing cover w/ dipstick hole
    • Modified Ford E7TE cast iron heads
    • 1.94" swirl polished intake valves
    • 1.60" swirl polished exhaust valves
    • Hardened retainers and springs
    • Hardened pushrods
    • Finned aluminum valve covers and breathers
    • Polished aluminum dual plane 4bbl intake manifold
    • Distributor installed and timing set
    • Automatic transmission 157 tooth flexplate included (not installed)

    Learn more about these crate engines by reading our article, "Building a Better SBF" as featured in Custom Classic Trucks Magazine.

    Crate Engine Installation Guide (PDF)

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                These entry level S/B Chevy crate engines are ideal for any street rod, muscle car or truck owner looking for over 300 hp performance on 87-octane fuel. Performer engines are 100% brand new and include a 4-bolt main GM short block, Edelbrock Performer heads, Performer hydraulic camshaft, roller rocker arms, Performer series intake manifold and optional water pump. A step up in the performer line; the Performer 350 has a 9.0:1 compression ratio and delivers 320 hp and 382 ft. of torque. All Performer Classic engines feature classic series finned valve covers for a unique vintage look.
    • 320 HP and 382 ft/lbs. of Torque
    • Performer Air Gap Intake
    • Thunder Series AVS 650 cfm Carb
    • Built Upon New GM Goodwrench Short Block
    • Assembled w/ARAB Bolts And MSD Billet Distributor
    • Custom Assembled By Edelbrock Technicians
    • High Quality Edelbrock Aluminum Heads
    • 24 Month/Unlimited Mileage Warranty

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    • 325 hp @ 5400 rpm
    • 360 ft.-lbs. @ 3900 rpm
    • 4-bolt main, 1-piece rear main seal
    • Passenger side dipstick
    • Align honed main bearing bore
    • Cylinders honed on computer controlled machine to within .0002 straightness and roundness
    • Cylinders are sonic tested for thickness
    • BluePrint premium cast iron crankshaft
    • Hypereutectic pistons
    • Chevy heavy beam rods with 150,000 PSI bolts
    • Aluminum dual plane intake
    • Hydraulic flat tappet cam
    • .480 intake / .486 exhaust & 229 intake / 230 exhaust duration @.050
    • Heavy duty double roller timing set
    • BluePrint premium center bolt cast iron
    • Hardened retainers and springs
    • 2.02 swirl polished intake valves
    • 1.60 swirl polished exhaust valves
    • 9.5 to 1 compression
    • New valve covers, oil pan and timing cover
    • Brass freeze plugs
    • New HEI distributor
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    This 383 Chevy "Stroker" motor is a Speedway Exclusive! Machined and assembled at BluePrint Engines, each engine is dyno tested (includes individual dyno sheet) and comes with a 30 month/50,000 mile warranty. Each crate engine is built to crank out 430 hp @ 5200 rpm and 450 ft.-lbs. @ 4300 rpm.

    • 430 hp @ 5200 rpm
    • 450 ft.-lbs. @ 4300 rpm
    • Bore x Stroke: 4.040" x 3.75"
    • 4-bolt main, 1-piece rear main seal seasoned block
    • Passenger side dipstick
    • Brass freeze plugs
    • Chrome valve covers and timing cover
    • New plain steel oil pan
    • New cast steel crankshaft
    • Rotating assembly balanced to within 2 grams
    • Heavy beam connecting rods with 150,000 psi bolts
    • Harmonic balancer
    • 153 tooth flexplate
    • Hypereutectic pistons
    • 10:1 compression
    • Hydraulic roller camshaft
    • Heavy duty double roller timing set
    • Aluminum 1.5:1 ratio roller rocker arms
    • Performance aluminum cylinder heads
    • Hardened retainers and performance valve springs
    • Aluminum dual plane intake
    • New HEI distributor
    • 91 Octane recommended fuel
    • 2500 stall converter recommended

    Crate Engine Installation Guide

    Truck Freight Shipping Charges Apply - click here for details.

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    The Chevrolet Performance CT350 circle track crate engine delivers competitive and durable power at an economical price! Designed for circle track's weekend warriors, this bullet-proof 350-horsepower, 350-cubic-inch IMCA-sealed racing crate engine (often referred to as the "602 crate") is a tough combination of power and reliability – and it fits almost any racing budget.
     
    Based on GM Performance Parts' popular 350 HO engine, including a brand-new, four-bolt-main block, 9:1 hypereutectic pistons, cast iron crankshaft and GM iron Vortec cylinder heads, the 350/350 Factory Stock version features a high-rise dual-plane intake manifold, 8-quart single kick-out circle track oil pan, valve cover kit with breather tube and breather, and special "kool nut" rocker arm nut design. The 350 HO's unique dual-pattern cam is included, too. It's based on the one found in 1965-67 Corvette 327 engines, but with more lift and duration to clear the engine exhaust quickly and move in more air – providing excellent mid- and high-range power, where you need it on the track.
     
    The 602 crate engine is delivered complete from the oil pan to the intake manifold – including an HEI distributor – the 350/350 CT350 racing crate engine has the proven parts and horsepower to enable a competitive racecar. Getting it into the winner's circle, however, is your job!
    • Track-tested durability
    • Great mid-range power
    • Best horsepower value around
    • Comes sealed with IMCA issued bolts and is approved for use in IMCA
    • Popular in Hobby Stock, Factory Stock, Street Stock, Sport Modified, and Truck classes*

    Specifications:

    • 350 HP @ 5000 RPM, 390 ft. lbs. of torque @ 3800 RPM
    • Bore x Stroke: 4.00” x 3.48”
    • Compression Ratio: 9.1:1
    • 92 Octane recommended fuel
    • Cast Iron, 4-bolt main caps
    • Cam Lift: .435” Intake / .460” exhaust
    • Cam Duration @ .050”: 212 deg. Intake / 222 deg. Exhaust
    • Lobe Separation: 112.5 Degree
    • 1.94” Intake/ 1.50” Exhaust valves
    • Stamped Steel, 1.5:1 Ratio rocker arms
    • Engine weighs 434 lbs. as delivered
    Includes:
    • Fully GM assembled long block
    • Steel Valve Covers w/ Chevy Bowtie Logo Breathers
    • High Rise Aluminum Intake Manifold
    • HEI Distributor
    • 8” Harmonic Balancer
    • Oil pump, pick-up and 8 quart oil pan
    • Front timing cover
    • IMCA-issued bolts
    *Check track rules for correct application. To order the GM-sealed version of this engine, click here.
     
     
     
     
    Be sure to check out our tech article Legal Upgrades for 602/604 Crates to get the most out of your new crate engine. 
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                The crate engine only package is the perfect swap for nay off-road use vehicle already equipped with an LS3 engine. It includes an Edelbrock long block, E-Force supercharger and the core components shown above. This engine is ideal or for anyone looking to use or purchase their own accessories and electronics.
    • 702 HP And 658 ft./lbs. Torque On 91-Octane
    • New LS3 Aluminum Block
    • Forged Manley Internals
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    The Chevrolet Performance CT350 circle track crate engine delivers competitive and durable power at an economical price! Designed for circle track's weekend warriors, this bullet-proof 350-horsepower, 350-cubic-inch factory-sealed racing crate engine (often referred to as the "602 crate") is a tough combination of power and reliability – and it fits almost any racing budget.
     
    Based on GM Performance Parts' popular 350 HO engine, including a brand-new, four-bolt-main block, 9:1 hypereutectic pistons, cast iron crankshaft and GM iron Vortec cylinder heads, the 350/350 Factory Stock version features a high-rise dual-plane intake manifold, 8-quart single kick-out circle track oil pan, valve cover kit with breather tube and breather, and special "kool nut" rocker arm nut design. The 350 HO's unique dual-pattern cam is included, too. It's based on the one found in 1965-67 Corvette 327 engines, but with more lift and duration to clear the engine exhaust quickly and move in more air – providing excellent mid- and high-range power, where you need it on the track.
     
    The 602 crate engine is delivered complete from the oil pan to the intake manifold – including an HEI distributor – the 350/350 CT350 racing crate engine has the proven parts and horsepower to enable a competitive racecar. Getting it into the winner's circle, however, is your job!
    • Track-tested durability
    • Great mid-range power
    • Best horsepower value around
    • Factory-sealed for equal competition
    • Popular in Hobby Stock, Factory Stock, Street Stock, Sport Modified, and Truck classes*

    Specifications:

    • 350 HP @ 5000 RPM, 390 ft. lbs. of torque @ 3800 RPM
    • Bore x Stroke: 4.00” x 3.48”
    • Compression Ratio: 9.1:1
    • 92 Octane recommended fuel
    • Cast Iron, 4-bolt main caps
    • Cam Lift: .435” Intake / .460” exhaust
    • Cam Duration @ .050”: 212 deg. Intake / 222 deg. Exhaust
    • Lobe Separation: 112.5 Degree
    • 1.94” Intake/ 1.50” Exhaust valves
    • Stamped steel, 1.5:1 ratio rocker arms
    • Engine weighs 434 lbs. as delivered
    Includes:
    • Fully GM-assembled long block
    • Steel valve covers w/ Chevy bowtie logo breathers
    • High rise aluminum intake manifold
    • HEI distributor
    • 8” harmonic balancer
    • Oil pump, pick-up and 8 quart oil pan
    • Front timing cover
    • Factory GM seals
    *Check track/series rules for approved applications. To order the IMCA-sealed version of this engine, click here.
     
     
     
     
    Be sure to check out our tech article Legal Upgrades for 602/604 Crates to get the most out of your new crate engine. 
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