BluePrint BP3833CTC1 GM 383 Dressed Engine, Vortec Heads, Roller Cam
350 Chevy Small Block V8, 383 Chevy Small Block V8, 383 cu. in. Engine Displacement
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GM 383 Dressed Engine - Cast Iron Vortec Heads - Roller Cam
- HP & Torque: 420 HP / 450 FT LBS
- Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
- Cast Iron Heads
- Roller Cam
- Cast Steel Crank
- Part #: BP3833CTC1
- 4 bolt main 1pc rear seal block w/Passenger side dipstick only
- Square and parallel decked
- Align honed main bearing bore
- Cylinders honed on computer controlled machine to within .0002 straightness and roundness
- Cylinders are sonic tested for thickness
- New cast steel crankshaft
- Hypereutetic pistons
- Chevy heavy beam rods with 150,000 psi bolts
- Hastings Moly rings
- Balanced rotating assembly
- Melling high volume oil pump
- Roller camshaft
- Roller tip rockers
- Heavy duty roller timing set
- 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
- Hardened push rods
- Cam Type: Roller
- .510 Intake .520 Exhaust
- 230 Intake / 236 Exhaust duration
- @ .050 - 110 degree lobe separation
- 34 degrees total (at 3500 RPM)
- Aluminum intake manifold
- 750 cfm carburetor
- HEI Distributor
- Harmonic balancer
- Fuel pump
- Long Water pump
- BluePrint plug wires
- Spark plugs
- Chrome steel valve covers
- Brass freeze plugs
- Dyno test results shipped with engine
- 30 month / 50,000 mile
This engine requires a 400ci weighted harmonic balancer, and late 350ci weighted flexplate/flywheel.BluePrint Engines recommends a 2000- 2400 rpm stall converter. Not for use in pollution controlled vehicles.
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