ATK Engines High Performance Crate Engine Small Block Ford 408ci / 480HP / 500TQ
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- Core return can be any Small Block Ford 351W engine
This is a street/strip engine, so expect great power, lopey idle, and power accessories may not work.
- Horsepower: 480 hp
- Torque: 500 lb/ft
- Seasoned OE roller block 1993-1997 351W
- Bore/Stroke: 4.040" x 4.000"
- Displacement: 408ci
- Crankshaft: Scat 4340 forged
- Balance: Internal balance
- Rods: Scat 4340 forged H beam with ARP 8740 bolts
- Compression Ratio: 10:1
- Pistons: Forged
- Rings: Moly
- Camshaft: Hydraulic roller
- Cam Duration @ .050": Intake 235 / Exhaust 238
- Cam Lift: Intake .573" / Exhaust .582"
- Lobe Separation Angle: 112lsa
- Timing Chain: Double roller
Cylinder Head Information:
- Cylinder Heads: Dart Pro 1 aluminum
- Combustion Chamber: 58cc
- Intake Runner: 195cc
- Valve Size: 2.02" Intake / 1.60" Exhaust
- Rocker Arms: Aluminum 1.6 roller
Oil Pan Information:
- Oil Pan: Moroso front sump 7qt street stip pan
- Oil Pump: Melling high volume
- Exhaust: 1-3/4" Headers
- Firing Order: 13726548
- Octane: 91+
- Oil: 10W30 (Conventional / Non Synthetic)
- Oil Filter: Wix or K&N
- Spark Plug Gap: .035"
- Stall Converter: 2500+
- Timing: 34-36 Degrees (Vacuum port plugged on carburetor)
- Balancer: InternalCarburetor: Quick Fuel 780cfm #793-HR-780-VS (vacuum secondary's, electric choke)
- Distributor: Pro Billet MSD #121-83541 (steel gear)
- Intake Manifold: Edelbrock Performer RPM Air Gap dual plane #350-7581
- Flexplate/Flywheel: Internal
- Fuel Pump: Holley Mechanical 110gph #510-12-289-11
- Spark Plugs: Autolite #417-3923
- Spark Plug Wires: 8mm
- Water Pump: RH inlet - standard rotation
Disclaimer: The parts listed are ATK's recommendations of parts to be used to obtain the power figures listed. Power figures can vary based on parts used by the end-user. Some modifications to the vehicle may be required using these and or other aftermarket parts.
Engine Break-In Procedure
Use or break-in oil or conventional (non-synthetic) 10w30 oil with zinc additive for the first 500 miles of operation. Do not drive for long periods at any single speed, always vary your speed. Do not tow a trailer or put other heavy loads on the vehicle. It is best to avoid long periods of idling during this period. Check the engine oil and coolant levels daily.
Engines with flat tappet hydraulic cams only - Run the engine between 2,000 and 2,500 RPM's, with no-load on the engine for the first 30 minutes. Let the engine cool down completely and repeat process 2-3 more times. Do not idle the engine for any extended period at this time, this is critical to break in the camshaft.
At 500 Miles change the engine oil and filter using conventional (non-synthetic) oil with a zinc additive. Check fuel and ignition settings, adjust valves (where applicable). Drive the next 500 miles normally, without high RPM's (below 5000 RPM), hard use, or extended periods of high loading or long periods of idling.
Change the oil and oil filter again at 1,000 miles. Continue using conventional (non-synthetic) oils and zinc additive, until about 4,000 miles. At that point, you may run a quality 10w30 synthetic oil if you choose. Use of oil with zinc or a zinc additive for the life of your engine is recommended.
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