Product Summary

396, 408 cu. in. Engine Displacement

    Key Specs

    MFG. Part #BPF4083CTC
    BrandBluePrint Engines
    Crate Engine TypeLong Block
    Engine Displacement408 cu. in.

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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!

    Ford 408 Stroker - Dressed Engine - Cast Iron Heads - Flat Tappet Cam


    • HP & Torque: 345 HP / 430 FT LBS
    • Cast Iron Heads
    • Hypereutectic Pistons
    • Flat Tappet Cam
    • Cast Steel Crank
    • Part #: BPF4083CTC


    • 351 W
    • 2 bolt main
    • bored .040

    Rotating Assembly

    • New cast steel crankshaft
    • Hypereutectic pistons
    • Hastings Moly rings
    • Rotating assembly balanced to within 2 grams
    • Melling high volume oil pump
    • Hydraulic flat tappet camshaft
    • Cloyes double roller timing chain
    • Camshaft is degreed to ensure maximum horsepower

    Cylinder Heads

    • Modified Ford cast iron heads, 62cc chamber
    • Hardened retainers and springs
    • 1.94 swirl polished intake valves
    • 1.60 swirl polished exhaust valves
    • Hardened push rods

    Cam Specs

    • Cam Type: Flat Tappet
    • .496 Intake .520 Exhaust
    • 224 Intake / 230 Exhaust duration
    • @ .050 - 110 degree lobe separation

    Ignition Timing

    • 34 degrees total at 3500 RPM

    Also Includes

    • Oil pan, Timing cover and valve covers
    • Intake Manifold, Carburetor and Distributor
    • Dyno tested “ and shipped with results


    • 30 month / 50,000 mile


    Not for use in pollution controlled vehicles.



    MFG. Part #BPF4083CTC
    BrandBluePrint Engines
    Crate Engine TypeLong Block
    Engine Displacement408 cu. in.
    Horsepower345 horsepower
    Compression Ratio9.7:1
    Torque430 ft./lbs.
    Camshaft TypeHydraulic Flat Tappet
    Cylinder Head MaterialCast Iron
    Piston MaterialHypereutectic Aluminum
    Crankshaft MaterialCast Steel
    Camshaft Duration (.050 in)224° intake / 230° exhaust
    Camshaft Lift (in).496 intake / .520 exhaust
    Bore x Stroke (in)4.000" bored .040 over x 4.000"
    Intake Manifold IncludedYes
    Distributor IncludedYes
    Connecting Rod MaterialForged Steel
    Warranty30 month / 50,000 miles
    Valve Covers IncludedYes
    Cylinder Heads IncludedYes
    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
    Camshaft IncludedYes
    NotesZinc Additive Required For Flat Tappet Application, Recommended Oil For Your BluePrint Crate Engine: 10W30, Non-Synthetic. Not For EGR