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Blueprint Engines BP3834CTC1K

SBC 383ci Dress Engine 420HP/450TQ w/ Aluminum Heads

Blueprint Engines BP3834CTC1K
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Blueprint Engines BP3834CTC1K SBC 383ci Dress Engine 420HP/450TQ w/ Aluminum Heads $4,748.31
Budget Stomper Small Block Chevy 383ci Dress Engine w/Aluminum Heads Kit
  • SB-Chevy 383ci Dress Engine
  • Air Cleaner
  • Water Pump
  • Water Pump Bolts
  • Harmonic Balancer
  • Balancer Bolt
  • Thermostat Housing
  • Spark Plugs & Wires

  • Blueprint Engines BP3834CTC1K Details

    Dress Engine

    Kit Includes:

  • Chevy Budget Stomper w/Aluminum Heads 383ci/ 420HP/ 450TQ - 138-BP3834CTC1
  • JEGS Premium Aluminum Water Pump - 555-51066
  • JEGS Harmonic Balancer - 555-51654
  • JEGS Aluminum Thermostat Housing - 51111
  • JEGS 14'' Performance Chrome Air Cleaner - 555-50002
  • JEGS 8.0mm Red Hot Pow'r Wires - 555-40210
  • NGK Racing Spark Plugs - 739-R5672A-9
  • JEGS Balancer Bolt Kit - 555-82800
  • Mr. Gasket Chrome Water Pump Bolts - 720-4998

  • Specifications:

    Manufacturer's Part Number:

    Blueprint Engines are a great choice for drivable and reliable high performance engines. All rotating assemblies are balanced within 2 grams on a computerized balancer. Blueprint Engines are dyno tested and include dyno sheets.
    Best of all they feature a 30 month/50,000 mile warranty.

    Recommended Stall Converter: 2000-2400 rpm
    Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane


    • 4-bolt main block
    • 1-piece rear main seal
    • Square and parallel decked
    • Align honed main bearing bore
    • Cylinders are sonic tested for thickness
    • Cylinders honed on a computer controlled machine to within .0002'' straightness and roundness

      Rotating Assembly:
    • Premium cast iron crankshaft (1 piece rear main seal)
    • Chevy heavy beam rods with 150,000 PSI bolts
    • Hypereutectic pistons; 10.0 to 1 Compression
    • Hastings Moly rings
    • Hydraulic flat tappet cam
    • Melling high volume oil pump
    • Heavy duty double roller timing set

      Cylinder Heads:
    • Blueprint aluminum heads
    • Hardened retainers and valve springs
    • 2.02'' swirl polished intake valves
    • 1.60'' swirl polished exhaust valves

      Camshaft Specs:
    • Hydraulic Flat Tappet
    • Duration @ .050'' Lift: 229 Intake / 230 Exhaust
    • Lift: .480'' Intake / .486'' Exhaust

      Other Features:
    • New short chrome valve covers
    • New chrome timing cover
    • New oil pan
    • Brass freeze plugs

      Dress Model Adds:
    • Aluminum intake manifold
    • Holley 750cfm Manual Choke Carburetor
    • HEI distributor

      Note: This engine will not work for applications requiring EGR.
      Your BluePrint engine was dyno tested with the parts and specifications listed below. If you prefer to install a different part, your engine may not produce the horsepower recorded on your dyno sheet.

    • Part Number: BP3834CT1
    • Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted , 750 cfm
    • Spark Plug: Champion 792
    • Spark Plug Gap: .032"
    • Harmonic Balancer: 400 ci weighted, 8" diameter
    • Flexplate/Flywheel: Late 350 Weighted
    • Stall Converter: 2000-2400 rpm
    • Intake Manifold: Dual plane
    • Fuel Recommendation: 91 Octane
    • Timing (Initial/Total Advance): Initial timing - 10-16° and Total timing 32-34°
    • Firing Order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

      JEGS Easy Kits are designed by JEGS high performance racing professionals to help you get all the performance parts you need for your race car, hot rod or truck.

    #1 - Does this engine require a stall converter , i am looking at using the 600 hp rated B&M th400 will i use a stock or stall torque converter #2 - will this engine work in my 1971 chevelle

    Asked by: chucks1971
    This will work in your Chevelle with a 2000-2400 converter.
    Answered by: Dean R
    Date published: 2018-02-15

    What would I need to make a TH400 transmission work with this 383?

    Asked by: Matteblack71nova
    just a flexplate and converter.
    Answered by: BrandonJ
    Date published: 2017-11-07

    Will this motor fit in my 88 camaro?

    Asked by: AE14
    This is not direct replacement engine for a 88 Camaro. If you are looking to do a motor swap and use a carburetor this engine will fit in your chassis.
    Answered by: Jegs Tech
    Date published: 2017-10-10

    Would it work with a t56 manual transmission 

    Asked by: Johnnnn
    Yes, with the right bellhousing.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-09-21

    Can you add power steering and a altanter on this motor and if you can do you have a kit to go with it ?

    Asked by: Jpolaris54
    We have them both, but you need to call our tech line to get the correct fitment 1-800-345-4545
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-09-19

    IF I use ngk spark plugs will the gap be the same the website says champion796 .o32 BUT dyno sheet on the motor I bought says 0.45 same champion spark plug

    Asked by: marlee23
    I would use the gap on the dyno sheet as they is how they attained the power that is on the sheet.
    Answered by: Flanary
    Date published: 2017-08-28
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