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Chevrolet Performance 350ci/290 Base Engine Kit


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Chevrolet Performance 350ci/290 Base Engine Kit $3,466.17
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350/290 Base Engine Kit
  • 350ci Crate Engine
  • Edelbrock Intake & Carb
  • HEI Distributor & Coil
  • Chrome Valve Covers
  • Oil Dipstick
  • Gaskets & Fasteners
  • Chevrolet Performance 19355658K3 Details

    350ci/290 Base Engine Kit

  • With Carburetor

    Kit Includes:
  • Edelbrock Intake 350-2101
  • Edelbrock Carb 350-1406
  • Jeg's Gasket 555-210001
  • ARP Intake Bolts 070-134-2001
  • Jeg's HEI Distributor and Coil 555-40002
  • Proform Valve Covers 778-141-102
  • Proform Fasteners 778-141-600
  • Proform Dipstick 778-66116

  • Use a neutral balance harmonic damper
  • Use an internally balanced flexplate for automatic transmission or flywheel for manual transmission (not included)
  • Power ratings based on tests with Holley 670-cfm carburetor (not included)
  • Does not accept Chevrolet Performance roller lifter assemblies
  • Designed for pre-1976 street vehicles or any off-road vehicle
  • Not intended for marine applications
  • Pre-1986-style 2-piece rear main seal block
  • Recommended for use in vehicles with 6,000-lb GVWR or less
  • Forget the rebuild - You are looking at the best crate engine value!

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    The Chevrolet Performance 350/290 Base is the most popular GM Performance Parts crate engine because no one can deliver such performance for this kind of value. GM Performance Parts believes that everyone should be able to afford a high quality, high performance GM V-8 without going broke. The 350/290 Base is an answer to those car crafters who demand maximum return on their money. However, just because it's affordable, don't think that it's a stone. The 350/290 delivers 308 hp @ 5100 rpm and a solid 347 lb.-ft. of torque at 3900 rpm. With those kinds of numbers, it's the perfect replacement engine for the millions of GM vehicles that shipped with a small-block. Got a tired, old project car that needs a lift? This is the crate engine for you!

    350/290 BASE TECH SPECS:

    • Engine Type: Chevy Small-Block V-8
    • Displacement: 350ci
    • Bore x Stroke: 4.000'' x 3.480''
    • Block: Cast-iron with four-bolt main caps
    • Crankshaft: Nodular iron
    • Connecting Rods: Powdered metal steel
    • Pistons: Cast-aluminum
    • Camshaft Type: Hydraulic flat tappet
    • Camshaft Lift: .450'' intake / .460'' exhaust
    • Camshaft Duration (@.050 in.): 222° intake / 222° exhaust
    • Cylinder Heads: Cast Iron; 76cc combustion chambers
    • Valve Size: 1.94'' intake / 1.50'' exhaust
    • Compression Ratio: 8.0:1
    • Rocker Arms: Stamped steel
    • Rocker Arm Ratio: 1.5:1
    • Recommended Fuel: 87 octane
    • Ignition Timing: 34° Total @ 4000 rpm
    • Maximum Recommended rpm: 5100
    • Balanced: Internal

    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.

    GM Warranty

    19355658K3 is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Lacks vacumn I've had this engine in my '72 Jimmy for over two years. The performance has been disappointing at best. This engine should include "red flag" warnings about the lack of vacumn if you plan to use a vacumn booster braking system. If you live above sea level, the problem is acute. I finally had to change cam shafts to provide the vacumn and performance I thought I was getting with this engine package. Very disappointing and VERY expensive.
    Date published: 2018-07-29
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    What thermostat temp does this run?

    Asked by: Luvoldcars
    We would suggest a 180 degree thermostat for best performance.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-10-08

    Will this work in my 81 camaro

    Asked by: Craig81
    Yes, this will work in your Camaro if you have a V8 in it now.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-05-25

    Will a 350 transmissions bolt to this block and will stock flexplate fix

    Asked by: 350chevy
    Yes, a TH350 transmission will bolt up to a stock style flexplate on this engine.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-05-16

    I’m lookimg to drop this in an 89 Jeep YJ. What else do i meed to order to make this complete?

    Asked by: Kaos
    It will physically fit, but will require a lot of fabrication and modification to make it work properly. There are many additional components that will be needed to make this work properly.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-05-01

    Will the 350 crate work in my 72 chevy c-10?

    Asked by: bbanks
    Yes, this will work in your truck.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-03-02

    Which harmonic balancer do you guys recommend for the 290 horse crate engine listed above?

    Asked by: Sting75ray
    This uses any small block 350 balancer. An example would be our number 555-51653.
    Answered by: Jon Jegs Tech
    Date published: 2018-05-14

    Wanting to drop the crate engine above into a 1975 Corvette Stingray. Will it bolt right up?

    Asked by: Sting75ray
    This kit will be a direct fit forthe '75 Vette.
    Answered by: Jon Jegs Tech
    Date published: 2018-01-29

    I have a 1986 chevy suburban c10, this engine fit to my chevy...???e or what recommend me.

    Asked by: Ubaldo11
    Yes, this engine will fit into your truck.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2019-07-01
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