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BluePrint BP3961CT GM 396 SBC Base Engine, Alum Heads, Roller Cam
BluePrint BP3961CT GM 396 SBC Base Engine, Alum Heads, Roller Cam

BluePrint BP3961CT GM 396 SBC Base Engine, Alum Heads, Roller Cam

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BluePrint BP3961CT GM 396 SBC Base Engine, Alum Heads, Roller Cam
BluePrint BP3961CT GM 396 SBC Base Engine, Alum Heads, Roller Cam
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  • This item ships directly from the manufacturer. It may take an additional 2 business days for BluePrint Engines to ship this item.
  • This item ships via Ground Shipping only. Expedited and Air shipping options are not available.

Details

Horsepower:
485 horsepower
Torque:
500 ft./lbs.
Engine Displacement:
396 cu. in.
Crate Engine Type:
Long Block
Camshaft Type:
Hydraulic Roller Tappet
Cylinder Head Material:
Aluminum
Piston Material:
Forged Aluminum
Crankshaft Material:
Forged 4320 Steel
Intake Manifold Included:
No
Distributor Included:
No
MFG. Part #:
BP3961CT
Notes:
Recommended oil for your BluePrint Crate Engine: 10W30, Non-Synthetic, Not for EGR
Valve Covers Included:
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

Info

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 396 SBC Base Engine - Aluminum Heads - Roller Cam

Overview

  • HP & Torque: 485 HP / 500 FT LBS
  • Compression Ratio: 10.4:1
  • Aluminum Heads
  • Forged Pistons
  • Roller Cam
  • Forged Crank
  • Part #: BP3961CT

Block

  • 4 bolt main, small block

Rotating Assembly

  • New forged steel crankshaft
  • New forged pistons and connecting rods
  • Hastings Moly rings
  • Balanced rotating assembly
  • Melling high volume oil pump
  • Roller cam
  • Heavy duty double roller timing set
  • Long slot, stamped steel rockers

Cylinder Heads

  • BluePrint Performance aluminium
  • Hardened retainers and springs
  • 2.02 swirl polished intake valves
  • 1.60 swirl polished exhaust valves
  • BP Aluminum Head Part# HP8103

Cam Specs

  • Cam Type: Roller
  • .510 Intake .520 Exhaust
  • 230 Intake / 236 Exhaust duration
  • @ .050

Ignition Timing

  • 34 degrees at 3500 RPM

Also Includes

  • Valve covers, oil pan and timing cover
  • Brass freeze plugs
  • Dyno tested “ and shipped with results

Notes

*A bronze distributor gear is NOT recommended on this engine

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