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Blueprint Engines BP4960

Forged Short Block Assembly 496ci BB-Chevy

Blueprint Engines BP4960


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Estimated ship date 02/05/18 if Ordered Today
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Blueprint Engines BP4960 Forged Short Block Assembly 496ci BB-Chevy $3,850.00
Forged Short Block Assembly
  • 496ci BB-Chevy
  • 4-Bolt Main
  • Forged Flat Top Pistons

  • Blueprint Engines BP4960 Details

    Big Block Chevy


    • 4 Bolt Main .060 over block, two piece rear seal, drivers side dipstick
    • 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 SCAT cast steel crankshaft internally balanced
    • New SCAT 4340 forged connecting rods
    • 150,000 psi rod bolts
    • Forged Flat Top Pistons
    • Hastings moly rings
    • Rotating assembly balanced to within 2 grams
    • These engines require neutral balance balancers and flywheels


    Flywheel Included
    Engine Balance
    Rear Main Seal Style
    Connecting Rod Beam Style
    Connecting Rod Material
    Forged 4340 steel
    Crankshaft Material
    Cast steel
    Deck Height (in.)
    Engine Block Material
    Cast iron
    Flexplate Included
    Harmonic Balancer Included
    Main Bolt Style
    Main Journal Type
    454 mains
    Oil Pan Included
    Piston Material
    Forged aluminum
    Sold individually
    Short Block Piston Style
    Flat top
    Timing Cover Included
    Manufacturer's Part Number:

    Blueprint Engines, Forged Short Block engines are the foundation for your next high performance engine build. They feature the best, heavy duty new and reconditioned components. The Blueprint Forged Short Block engine handles a pump gas friendly street or strip build. Great foundation for a power adder project utilizing nitrous oxide, superchargers or turbochargers. These Chevy short block engines are square and parallel decked. Engines are balanced to within 2 grams, have align-honed main bearing bores and computer-honed cylinders to .0002 straightness that have been sonic tested for thickness. Whether your next project is a race car, hot rod or truck, with over 20 years in the high performance engine business. You can trust Blueprint Engines, Forged Short Block engines will supply you with the horsepower you are looking for!

    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.

    I thought that the 496 forged short block from blue print motors would have a forged steal crank not a cast?

    Asked by: Sick rides inc
    This engine has a cast steel crankshaft - New SCAT cast steel crankshaft internally balanced.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2017-09-11
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