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Blueprint Engines Small Block Chevy 383ci Base Engine Kit Includes: Water Pump & Bolts


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Blueprint Engines Small Block Chevy 383ci Base Engine Kit Includes: Water Pump & Bolts $5,575.80
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Small Block Chevy 383ci Base Engine Kit
  • Water Pump & Bolts
  • Harmonic Balancer & Bolt
  • Thermostat Housing
  • Air Cleaner
  • Spark Plugs
  • Spark Plug Wires
  • Blueprint Engines BP38318CTC1K Details

    Dress Engine

  • Carburetor
  • Kit Includes:
  • JEGS High-Flow Water Pump - Long Style, Cast Iron 555-51031
  • JEGS Performance Harmonic Balancer - 8'' Diameter, External Balance 555-51654
  • JEGS Cast Aluminum Billet Style Thermostat Housing - 1-1/2'' Hose, 45° Swivel 555-51111
  • JEGS Performance Air Cleaner - 14'' x 3'', Drop Base555-50004
  • JEGS 8.0mm Pow'r Wires - Over Valve Covers, 90° HEI Distributor, 90° Plug Terminals 555-40210
  • JEGS Balancer Bolts 555-82800
  • JEGS Water Pump Bolt Kit 555-83901
  • Champion Racing Spark Plugs - C59YC Race Plug 192-12331

  • 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 30 month/50,000 mile warranty.

    Recommended Stall Converter: 2000-2400 rpm
    Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane


    • Brand New Blueprint cast iron 4-bolt main block
    • 1-piece rear main seal
    • 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:
    • External balance front /external balance rear
    • Cast steel crankshaft - 3.75'' stroke (1 piece rear main seal)
    • 5.70'' connecting rods
    • Hypereutectic pistons; 10.0:1 Compression
    • Hastings moly piston rings
    • Melling high volume oil pump
    • Heavy duty timing set

      Cylinder Heads:
    • Blueprint aluminum cylinder heads p/n 138-H8002K
    • 195cc intake runners
    • 64cc combustion chamber
    • 2.02'' swirl polished intake valves
    • 1.60'' swirl polished exhaust valves
    • Straight spark plug

      Camshaft Specs:
    • Hydraulic Roller Lifter
    • Duration @ .050'' Lift: 221 Intake / 226 Exhaust
    • Lift: .528'' Intake / .536'' Exhaust
    • 110° lobe separation using 1.5 ratio rockers

      Other Features:
    • New chrome valve covers
    • New chrome timing cover
    • New oil pan
    • Brass freeze plugs
    • Intake Manifold (Dress engines only): dual plane satin aluminum - non-airgap
    • Holley 750cfm Carburetor or Holley Sniper EFI (Dress engine only)
    • HEI distributor (Dress engine only)

    • This engine will not work for applications requiring EGR.
    • Recommended Oil For Your BluePrint Crate Engine: 10W30, Non-Synthetic.

      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.

    • Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted Engine - Holley 750cfm, Manual choke; Fuel Injected Engine - HolleySniper EFI 
    • Spark Plug: Champion 792
    • Spark Plug Gap: .045
    • Harmonic Balancer: 400ci weighted - 8" diameter
    • Flexplate/Flywheel: Late 350 weighted
    • 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.

    This should drop right in my 1977 corvette right? 

    Asked by: Kenny Adkins
    Yes, this will perform great in your Corvette!
    Answered by: Dean R
    Date published: 2018-02-15

    How much HP and Torque is this motor producing?

    Asked by: Craig765
    This engine is rated at 436hp and 455 ft lbs.
    Answered by: Jon Jegs Tech
    Date published: 2019-07-11

    Will this engine bolt in a 1998 Chevy z71

    Asked by: Robert Easter
    This was designed for 1985 and older
    Answered by: SteveM
    Date published: 2017-08-28
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