Small Block Chevy 400 Budget Re-Ring Rebuild Kit
400 Chevy Small Block V8
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Engine re-ring kits are a great place to start off your engine rebuild. Ideal for situations where lots of internals are still in good shape, or for the builder who wants to select a specific camshaft, pistons, or other components - this kit provides the essentials without the extra parts for those who don't want or need them!
Clevite P-Series 1969-Up Small Block Chevy Rod Bearings
Not to be confused with standard "passenger" car bearings, Clevite's P-Series is their oldest line of premium high-performance bearings. These sets are specifically for small block Chevy large journal V-8 engines.
- Use P-Series rod bearings where extremely high RPM’s cause severe rod bore close-in
- Large Journal
- Use P-Series main bearings where higher eccentricity is desired to narrow bearing contact patterns and to provide increased oiling to rod bearings
- P-Series Features (Link)
Clevite P-Series Small Block Chevy 400 Main Bearings
These sets are specifically for 400 c.i. Small Block Chevy V-8 engines (1970-1980).
- Use P-Series rod bearings where extremely high RPM’s cause severe rod bore close-in.
- Use P-Series main bearings where higher eccentricity is desired to narrow bearing contact patterns and to provide increased oiling to rod bearings.
- Clevite Application Chart
Speedway Gas Proven Series Piston Rings, 4.125 Bore, Styles A, B, C
Speedway Gas Proven piston rings are the best value in piston rings! These tough rings will withstand 12.5 maximum compression, 7000 maximum sustained RPM, and up to 450 HP. First and second rings are cast iron yielding 55,000 psi strength with end gap factory set at .012" to .018". Three-piece oil ring features chrome rails over a stainless steel expander, which gives uniform wall pressure and efficient oil control.
- Designed for gasoline use. Not recommended for use with alcohol.
- Ring Style Chart (GIF)
- Installation Guide (PDF)
Speedway Small Block Chevy Overhaul Gasket Set, 400 Chevy '70-'81
Speedway standard rebuild gasket sets feature composite head gaskets, intake, water pump, valve cover, front cover and seal, oil pan and rear main seal
1970-1981 400 V-8
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What's In The Kit
Clevite P-Series 1969-Up Small Block Chevy Rod BearingsPart # 757R324Qty x 1
Clevite P-Series Small Block Chevy 400 Main BearingsPart # 757M578Qty x 1
Speedway Gas Proven Series Piston Rings, 4.125 Bore, Styles A, B, CPart # 9152187Qty x 1
Speedway Small Block Chevy Overhaul Gasket Set, 400 Chevy '70-'81Part # 9152400Qty x 1
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