Product Summary

350, 383, Deluxe Crate Engine Crate Engine Type

  • HP and torque : 436 HP / 443 FT LBS
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Aluminum Heads
  • Hydraulic Roller Cam
  • Cast Steel Crank, Hypereutectic Pistons

Key Specs

MFG. Part #BP38318CTC1
BrandBluePrint Engines
Crate Engine TypeDeluxe Crate Engine
Engine Displacement383 cu. in.

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BluePrint Engines builds high-performance crate engine to replace your tired old factory engine! These crate engines are high-performance drop-in engines offering substantially more horsepower than the factory original. Crate engines or crate motors from BluePrint Engines offer a custom builder, hot rodder, or kit car builder an engine that is ready to drop in the vehicle. BluePrint crate engines come in several levels of dress - from a shortblock all the way to complete with all the components that will be needed to start and run the engine very quickly. No extensive cleaning or installation of parts is required. In addition, BluePrint crate engines are dyno-tested and are shipped with a documentation of their high-performance power curve.


  • 436 HP / 443 FT LBS 
  • 10.0:1 
  • BluePrint Performance Aluminum Heads (Part# H8002K) 
  • Hypereutectic Pistons 
  • Roller Cam 
  • Cast Steel Crank 


  • NEW BluePrint Cast Iron Block
  • Manufactured and Machined in the USA!
  • 4-Bolt Main
  • 4.000" Bore
  • 1-Piece Rear Main Seal
  • Mech fuel pump provision: Yes
  • Passenger Side Dipstick
  • Drilled and tapped for clutch linkage


  • New BluePrint Cast steel crankshaft
  • 3.750" Stroke
  • OEM type 5.700" connecting rods w/ 150,000 psi bolts
  • Hypereutectic pistons
  • External Front/ External Rear


  • BluePrint Performance Aluminum Heads (Part# H8002K)
  • 64cc Chamber
  • 2.02 Swirl Polished Intake Valves
  • 1.60 Swirl Polished Exhaust Valves
  • Hardened Retainers and Springs


  • Cam Type: Roller
  • .544 Intake .555 Exhaust
  • 230 Intake / 236 Exhaust duration
  • @ .050, 110 ° lobe separation angle


  • Initial timing - 10-16° and Total timing 32-34° at 3500 RPM


  • Dual Plane, Satin Aluminum Intake Manifold
  • Holley 750cfm Carburetor - Manual Choke HOLLEY 3310
  • New Chrome Timing Cover
  • Distributor
  • Melling High Volume Oil Pump
  • New Chrome Valve Covers
  • Painted Oil Pan
  • Passenger Side Dipstick
  • Dyno test results shipped with engine


  • 30 month / 50,000 mile



CARB Warning

Follow EPA, CARB, and state regulations for engine changes

Emissions warning: this part is for vehicle engine changes, not direct oem engine replacements. In California, engine changes are legal when done in compliance with California bureau of automotive repairs (bar) engine change policy. For assistance, call bar referee at: (800) 622-7733. And see https://bar.Ca.Gov/consumer/smog_check_program/engine_changes. All customers must comply with federal epa mobile source enforcement memorandum no. 1a (and addendum) and all applicable state regulations when conducting engine changes. Improper installation and/or use of this part in California may subject the installer and/or owner to a $37,500 penalty per violation per vehicle, revocation of registration, loss of use on California public right of ways, and proof of correction for tampering. There are similar restrictions and penalties under federal law and laws of all states for use of this engine change part on makes or models of vehicles that render them noncompliant with applicable state and/or federal emission laws with penalties under federal law of up to approximately $45,268 per tampered vehicle and/or engine


MFG. Part #BP38318CTC1
BrandBluePrint Engines
Crate Engine TypeDeluxe Crate Engine
Engine Displacement383 cu. in.
Horsepower436 horsepower
Compression Ratio10.0:1
Torque443 ft./lbs.
Camshaft TypeHydraulic Roller Tappet
Cylinder Head MaterialAluminum
Piston MaterialHypereutectic Aluminum
Crankshaft MaterialCast Steel
Spark Plug StyleStraight
Combustion Chamber Volume64cc
Camshaft Duration (.050 in)230° intake / 236° exhaust
Camshaft Lift (in).544 intake / .555 exhaust
Bore x Stroke (in)4.000" x 3.750"
Carburetor IncludedYes
Intake Manifold IncludedYes
Distributor IncludedYes
Connecting Rod MaterialOEM Style
Warranty30 month / 50,000 mile
Valve Covers IncludedYes
Engine BalanceExternal
Cylinder Heads IncludedYes
Rear Main Seal Style1-piece
Throttle Body IncludedNo
Oil Pan IncludedYes
Timing Cover IncludedYes
Water Pump IncludedNo
Harmonic Balancer IncludedNo
Flexplate IncludedNo
Flywheel IncludedNo
Air Cleaner IncludedNo
Spark Plugs IncludedNo
Spark Plug Wires IncludedNo
Computer IncludedNo
Wiring Harness IncludedNo
Cylinder Head StyleAssembled
Intake Runner Volume195cc
Intake Valve Diameter2.02"
Exhaust Valve Diameter1.60"
Recommended Fuel91 Octane
BlockNew BluePrint 4 bolt main, 1 piece rear main seal
GTIN Code816671020519
NotesRecommended oil for your BluePrint Crate Engine: 10W30, Non-Synthetic, Not for EGR
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