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BluePrint BP3834CT1 GM 383 Base Engine, Alum Heads, Flat Tappet Cam
BluePrint BP3834CT1 GM 383 Base Engine, Alum Heads, Flat Tappet Cam

BluePrint BP3834CT1 GM 383 Base Engine, Alum Heads, Flat Tappet Cam

350 Chevy Small Block V8, 383 Chevy Small Block V8, 383 cu. in. Engine Displacement

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BluePrint BP3834CT1 GM 383 Base Engine, Alum Heads, Flat Tappet Cam
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BluePrint BP3834CT1 GM 383 Base Engine, Alum Heads, Flat Tappet Cam
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  • Has 34 degrees total at 3500 RPM
  • Comes with a new cast steel crankshaft
  • Cylinder heads have hardened retainers and springs
  • This 383 C.I.D. engine puts out an astonishing 420 HP / 450 FT LBS.
  • The cylinders are honed on a computer controlled machine to within .0002 straightness and roundness

Details

Horsepower:
420 horsepower
Torque:
450 ft./lbs.
Engine Displacement:
383 cu. in.
Crate Engine Type:
Long Block
Compression Ratio:
10.0:1
Camshaft Type:
Hydraulic Flat Tappet
Cylinder Head Material:
Aluminum
Piston Material:
Hypereutectic Aluminum
Crankshaft Material:
Cast Steel
Camshaft Duration (.050 in):
229° intake / 230° exhaust
Camshaft Lift (in):
.480 intake / .486 exhaust
Bore x Stroke (in):
4.000" bored .040" over x 3.750"
Intake Manifold Included:
No
Distributor Included:
No
Warranty:
30 month / 50,000 miles
Valve Covers Included:
Yes
Assembled:
Yes
Cylinder Heads Included:
Yes
Rear Main Seal Style:
1-piece
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
Camshaft Included:
Yes
Block:
Hand picked, seasoned, square and parallel decked, 4 bolt main
MFG. Part #:
BP3834CT1

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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 383 Base Engine - Aluminum Heads - Flat Tappet Cam

Overview

  • HP & Torque: 420 HP / 450 FT LBS
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Aluminum Heads
  • Hypereutectic Pistons
  • Flat Tappet Cam
  • Cast Steel Crank
  • Part #: BP3834CT1

Block

  • 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

Rotating Assembly

  • New cast steel crankshaft
  • Flat top hypereutetic pistons
  • Chevy heavy beam rods with 150,000 psi bolts
  • Hastings Moly rings
  • Balanced rotating assembly
  • Melling high volume oil pump
  • Hydraulic flat tappet camshaft
  • Heavy duty double roller timing set

Cylinder Heads

  • BluePrint Performance aluminium
  • Hardened retainers and springs
  • 2.02 swirl polished intake valves
  • 1.60 swirl polished exhaust valves
  • BP Aluminum Part# H8002K

Ignition Timing

  • 34 degrees total at 3500 RPM

Also Includes

  • New chrome valve covers
  • Brass freeze plugs
  • Dyno test results shipped with engine

Warranty

  • 30 month / 50,000 mile

Notes

This engine requires a 400ci weighted harmonic balancer, and late 350ci weighted flexplate/flywheel.BluePrint Engines recommends a 2000- 2400 rpm stall converter.

Warranties

Warranty Information (PDF)

Notes

Zinc Additive Required For Flat Tappet Application, Recommended Oil For Your BluePrint Crate Engine: 10W30, Non-Synthetic. Not For EGR
Some parts are not legal for use in California or other states with similar laws/regulations

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