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Blueprint Engines Small Block Chevy 355ci/ 385HP/ 405TQ


Blueprint Engines
Blueprint Engines Small Block Chevy 355ci/ 385HP/ 405TQ

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Blueprint Small Block Chevy 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: 1800-2200 rpm
Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane

Available as a:
  • Base Engine - Basic Blueprint Engine with intake manifold and valve covers
  • Dress Engine - Complete engine including induction, ignition, fuel pump and other accessories

    Block:
  • 4-bolt main block
  • Passenger side dipstick
  • 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:
  • 3.48'' stroke cast iron crankshaft
  • Chevy 5.7'' heavy beam rods with 150,000psi bolts
  • Keith Black hypereutectic pistons
  • Hastings Moly rings
  • Clevite bearings
  • Internally balanced rotating assembly
  • Melling high volume oil pump
  • Heavy duty double roller timing set

    Cylinder Heads:
  • GM Vortec cast iron heads
  • Hardened retainers and 1.25'' diameter valve springs
  • 2.02'' swirl polished intake valves
  • 1.60'' swirl polished exhaust valves
  • Hardened pushrods

    Camshaft Specs:
  • Hydraulic Flat Tappet
  • Duration @ .050'' Lift: 224 Intake / 230 Exhaust
  • Lift: .480'' Intake / .486'' Exhaust
  • Lobe Separation: 110°

    Other Features:
  • Professional Products dual-plane satin aluminum intake
  • New chrome valve covers
  • New 5-quart oil pan
  • Brass freeze plugs
  • 9.5:1 compression

    Dress Model Adds:
  • Holley 600 cfm Electric Choke Vacuum Secondary Aluminum Street Carburetor - 510-0-80457SA
  • Edelbrock water pump
  • Edelbrock fuel pump
  • Distributor
  • MSD Coil
  • MSD spark plug wires
  • Professional Products balancer
  • Braided fuel line

    Horsepower: 385
    Torque: 405

    Note: This engine will not work for applications requiring EGR. Does not include flywheel/flexplate.

    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: BP3550CT
  • Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted, 600 cfm
  • Spark Plug: AC Delco 41-993
  • Spark Plug Gap: .045"
  • Harmonic Balancer: Non Weighted - 8" diameter
  • Flexplate/Flywheel: late 350 weighted
  • Stall Converter: 1800-2200 rpm
  • Intake Manifold: Dual plane, satin aluminum
  • 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 professionals so you get all the parts you need.



  • 6 Products
    Base Engine

    138-BP3550CT1
    Small Block Chevy 355ci Base Engine
  • 385HP/405TQ
  • 1-piece rear main seal

    More info on Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1
    $189
    Dyno Chart for Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1 Installation Instructions for Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1
  • $3,095.00
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    138-BP3550CT1-R
    *REMAN - Small Block Chevy 355ci Base Engine
  • 385HP/405TQ
  • 1-piece rear main seal

    More info on Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1-R
    $189
    Dyno Chart for Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1-R Installation Instructions for Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1-R
  • Was: $3,095.99
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    Dress Engine

    138-BP3550CTC1
    Small Block Chevy 355ci Dress Engine
  • 385HP/405TQ
  • 1-piece rear main seal

    More info on Blueprint Engines BP3550CTC1
    $189
    Dyno Chart for Blueprint Engines BP3550CTC1 Installation Instructions for Blueprint Engines BP3550CTC1
  • $4,195.00
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    138-BP3550CTC1S
    Small Block Chevy 355ci Dress Engine
  • 385HP/405TQ
  • 1-Piece Rear Main Seal
  • Includes: 600CFM Edelbrock Carburetor, HEI Distributor
  • Does Not Include: Water Pump, Balancer, Plugs, Wires
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    $189
    Dyno Chart for Blueprint Engines Installation Instructions for Blueprint Engines
  • $3,695.00
    Order Today Ships 05/05/14
    Economy Engine Kit

    138-BP3550CT1K3
    Small Block Chevy 355ci Economy Engine Kit
  • 385HP/405TQ
  • 1-piece rear main seal
    More info on Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1K3
    $99
    Dyno Chart for Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1K3 Easy Kits Installation Instructions for Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1K3
  • $3,899.99
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    Engine Install Kit

    138-BP3550K
    355/383 Engine Install Kit
    More info on Blueprint Engines BP3550K
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    $69.99
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    6 Products