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Blueprint Engines SBC 383ci Dress Engine 430HP/450TQ w/ Aluminum Heads

Blueprint Engines BP38313CTC1D

138-BP38313CTC1D

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Blueprint Engines SBC 383ci Dress Engine 430HP/450TQ w/ Aluminum Heads $5,375.00
Small Block Chevy 383ci "Drop In" Dress Engine
  • 430HP / 450TQ
  • 750cfm Carburetor
  • 1-Piece Rear Main Seal
  • Aluminum Cylinder Heads

  • Blueprint Engines BP38313CTC1D Details

    Dress Engine

    Technical Notes:
  • Part Number: BP38313CTC1D
  • Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted, 750cfm Holley, Manual Choke
  • Spark Plug: Champion 792
  • Spark Plug Gap: .045"
  • Harmonic Balancer: 8.0" Diameter, 400ci Weighted
  • Flexplate/Flywheel: Late 350 Weighted (NOT Included)
  • Stall Converter: 2000-2400 rpm
  • Intake Manifold: Dual Plane, Satin Aluminum Finish
  • Water Pump: Standard Rotation, Long style
  • Air Cleaner: 14" Diameter
  • 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

  • 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: 2000-2400 rpm
    Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane

    Block:
  • 4-Bolt Mains
  • 1-piece Rear Main Seal
  • Passenger Side Dipstick
  • 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 3.75'' Stroke Cast Steel Crankshaft
  • 5.70'' Heavy Beam Connecting Rods with 150,000 psi Bolts
  • 10.0:1 Compression Ratio
  • Hypereutectic Pistons
  • Hastings Moly Piston Rings
  • Melling High Volume Oil Pump
  • Hydraulic Roller Camshaft
  • Heavy Duty Timing Set

    Cylinder Heads:
  • Blueprint Aluminum Cylinder Heads (p/n 138-H8002K)
  • 195cc Intake Runner Volume
  • 75cc Exhaust Runner Volume
  • 2.02" Swirl Polished Intake Valves
  • 1.60" Swirl Polished Exhaust Valves
  • Hardened Retainers and 1.437" Diameter Dual Valve Springs
  • Straight Spark Plug Configuration

    Camshaft Specs:
  • Hydraulic Roller
  • Lift: .528'' Intake / .536'' Exhaust
  • Duration @ .050'' Lift: 221° Intake / 226° Exhaust
  • Lobe Separation: 110°

    Other Features:
  • Chrome valve covers
  • Chrome timing cover
  • New 5-quart oil pan
  • Brass freeze plugs

    Dress Model Adds:
  • Holley 750 cfm Manual Choke Vacuum Secondary Zinc Carburetor - 510-0-3310S or FAST EZ EFI System
  • Dual Plane Satin Aluminum Intake Manifold
  • HEI distributor & Coil

    "Drop In" Dress Model Includes:
  • 14" Diameter Chrome Air Cleaner
  • Spark Plug Wires & Plugs
  • Standard Rotation Water Pump, Long style
  • Mechanical Fuel Pump & Stainless Steel Fuel Pump to Carb Supply Line
  • 8.0" Diameter Harmonic Balancer
  • Water Neck



    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. A bronze distributor gear is NOT recommended on this engine. If you prefer to install a different part, your engine may not produce the horsepower recorded on your dyno sheet.

  • Part Number: BP38313CT1
  • Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted , 750cfm
  • Spark Plug: NGK R5672A-9
  • Spark Plug Gap: .032"
  • Harmonic Balancer: 400 ci weighted, 8" diameter
  • Flexplate/Flywheel: Late 350 Weighted
  • Stall Converter: 2000-2400 rpm
  • 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 EZ Kits are designed by JEGS professionals to ensure that you get all the correct parts you need.

  • What flexplate is best with this engine, when its hooked up to a TH350 and B&M 2400 stall convertor? Trans is a TCi, please give me specific brand and part # if possible, Thanks

    Asked by: Vince74
    Flexplate that would be required for this engine is an externally weighted plate for a late model Chevy 350 with a one piece rear main seal.
    Answered by: BluePrint Engines
    Date published: 2018-07-12

    I noticed this listing says it comes with a harmonic balancer, does this mean it is not balanced internally or partially? Or is it fully internally balanced and the harmonic balancer is simply over kill? Also does it have roller rockers or flat?

    Asked by: 92CamaroRS
    The crank that is in this engine requires an externally weighted balancer (for a 400 cubic inch) and an externally weighted flywheel for a one piece rear main seal Chevy 350. The rotating assembly and internal parts are balanced and blueprinted to within 2 grams. The balancer is not overkill, it is required to be ran on the engine, if it was not ran the engine would vibrate. This engine is a full roller, roller cam, roller lifters and full roller rockers.
    Answered by: BluePrint Engines
    Date published: 2018-07-12

    How much can the compression be increased and still maintain decent reliability? For example could I increase the compression to 10.5:1 or even 11:1, and not have the heads blow off in 20k miles?

    Asked by: 92CamaroRS
    Unfortunately we do not have the option or ability to change the engines final compression ratio here before it would ship from our facility, they are all going to leave here at 10:1
    Answered by: BluePrint Engines
    Date published: 2018-07-12

    Does this come with a fuel pump? It looks to from the picture.. but is not indicated in the details

    Asked by: 64Chief
    Yes this engine will come with a mechanical fuel pump already installed.
    Answered by: BluePrint Engines
    Date published: 2018-07-06

    I currently have a base 350ci engine and I'm concerned about hood clearance

    Asked by: Gene72
    This will fit most applications that came with a small block chevy engine. This would not fit under the hood of most Corvettes.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-06-21

    Will this engine fit a 1972 Corvette with TH400 automatic transmission, A/C and powersteering?

    Asked by: Gene72
    Yes, the engine will fit, you will need to check the hood clearance of this induction system.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-06-21

    will this fit a 1997 corvette

    Asked by: jose54
    This engine would not be a stock replacement for your Corvette. We only recommend that this engine be ran naturally aspirated with the carburetor that we supply with this build, and your stock computer and dash will not communicate with this engine. While we do not preform any engine installs here at our facility this setup will be taller than your stock engine and your stock hood will not work with this engine.
    Answered by: BluePrint Engines
    Date published: 2018-06-11

    What is the redline on this engine?

    Asked by: 32 Coupe Guy
    When we run this engine on the dyno we will red line the engine at 6,000 RPM.
    Answered by: BluePrint Engines
    Date published: 2018-05-10
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