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 1 year/Unlimited hours warranty (pleasure craft only).
Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane
4-bolt main blockPassenger side dipstickSquare and parallel deckedAlign honed main bearing boreCylinders are sonic tested for thicknessCylinders honed on a computer controlled machine to within .0002'' straightness and roundness
3.48'' stroke cast crankshaft (1 piece rear main seal)Chevy 5.7'' heavy beam rods with 150,000psi boltsKeith Black hypereutectic pistonsHastings Moly ringsClevite bearingsInternally balanced rotating assemblyMelling high volume oil pumpHeavy duty double roller timing set
Cylinder Heads:GM Vortec cast iron headsHardened retainers and 1.25'' diameter valve springs2.02'' swirl polished intake valves1.60'' swirl polished exhaust valvesHardened pushrodsLong slot rockers with positive-locking adjuster nuts
Camshaft Specs:Comp Cams Hydraulic Flat TappetDuration @ .050'' Lift: 218 Intake / 224 ExhaustLift: .462'' Intake / .477'' ExhaustLobe Separation: 112°
Other Features:Brezenski cast iron marine intakeSignature Series polished aluminum valve coversChrome timing coverNew 6-quart rubber coated oil panBrass freeze plugs9.5:1 compression
Dress Model Adds:Edelbrock 600 cfm Electric Choke Marine Carburetor - 350-1409Stainless steel fuel line and filterCast iron circulating pumpEdelbrock fuel pumpProfessional Products BalancerDistributorCoilMSD spark plug wires
Note: 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: MBP3550CT
Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted
Spark Plug: AC 41-993
Spark Plug Gap: .045"
Intake Manifold: Marine, Cast Iron
Timing (Initial/Total Advance): Initial Timing - 10-16° and Total Timing 32-34°
Firing Order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2