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 #BP38318CTC1D
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.


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


  • 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 Aluminum Cylinder Heads - H8002K
  • 64cc chamber
  • 2.02" intake/1.60" exhaust valves
  • 195cc intake/75cc exhaust runners


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


  • 34 Degrees Total at 3500 RPM


  • Valve covers
  • Harmonic balancer
  • Spark plugs
  • Spark plug wires
  • Long Style Water Pump
  • Fuel Pump
  • Oil pan
  • Timing cover
  • Aluminum Intake Manifold *Will not clear a stock Corvette hood. Please call for special build options
  • HEI distributor
  • 750cfm Carburetor HOLLEY 3310/ MANUAL CHOKE
  • Brass freeze plugs
  • Dyno tested and shipped with results


  • 30 month / 50,000 mile

Not for use in pollution controlled vehicles.

This engine features a true 4 inch bore, which mathematically yields 377 CID with a 3.75 inch stroke


CARB Warning

For race/ off road use or for use on pre-1966 vehicles.

Emissions warning: this part only legal for sale or use in California for racing (competition) vehicles which may never be used, registered, or licensed for use upon a public highway, or if installed in vehicles model-year 1965 or older; motorcycles model-year 1977 or older; or off-highway recreational vehicles (such as off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles) model-year 1996 and older. Any other use renders the vehicle tampered and not legal for use on California public highways (any public street or roadway, public dirt road, public park, or publicly maintained right of way open to the use of the public for vehicular travel). Violations subject to $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 the laws of all other states with penalties under federal law of up to approximately $45,268 per tampered vehicle and/or engine.


MFG. Part #BP38318CTC1D
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 IncludedYes
Harmonic Balancer IncludedYes
Flexplate IncludedNo
Flywheel IncludedNo
Air Cleaner IncludedYes
Spark Plugs IncludedYes
Spark Plug Wires IncludedYes
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
Sold in QuantityEach