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

Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1

138-BP3550CT1

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Blueprint Engines Small Block Chevy 355ci Base Engine 385HP/405TQ $3,345.00
Small Block Chevy 355ci Base Engine
  • 385HP/405TQ
  • 1-piece rear main seal

  • Blueprint Engines BP3550CT1 Details

    Base Engine

    Recommended Add-Ons

  • Recommended CFM: 600 vacuum secondaries
  • Balancer Type: non-weighted, 8'' diameter
  • Flexplate/Flywheel: late 350 weighted

  • Specifications:

    Engine Make/Size
    Chevy Small Block
    Engine Assembly Style
    Long block
    Engine Balance
    Internal/External
    Assembled
    Yes
    RPM Power Range
    1800-5800
    Horsepower
    385
    Cylinder Heads Included
    Yes
    Camshaft Style
    Hydraulic flat tappet
    Crate Engine Cylinder Head Material
    Cast iron
    Intake Manifold Included
    Yes
    Carburetor Included
    No
    Distributor Included
    No
    Throttle Body Included
    No
    Oil Pan Included
    Yes
    Timing Cover Included
    Yes
    Water Pump Included
    No
    Harmonic Balancer Included
    No
    Valve Covers Included
    Yes
    Flexplate Included
    No
    Flywheel Included
    No
    Air Cleaner Included
    No
    Spark Plugs Included
    No
    Spark Plug Wires Included
    No
    Computer Included
    No
    Wiring Harness Included
    No
    Rear Main Seal Style
    1-piece
    Quantity
    Sold individually
    Emission
    Not Legal
    CARB EO Number
    N/A
    CARB EO Number
    N/A
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    BP3550CT1

    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

    Block:
  • 4-bolt main block
  • 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



    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.

    Other Specifications:
  • 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
  • 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.

  • What's the highest cam lift that this engine will take before having to port the heads.

    Asked by: Sleepypete
    You can port the heads for any cam lift and see an improvement. The bigger the cam lift the more of an improvement with porting.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-04-04
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