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Chevrolet Performance 88962516

383 Bare Block Engine, 9.025 Deck Height

Chevrolet Performance 88962516


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Chevrolet Performance 88962516 383 Bare Block Engine, 9.025 Deck Height $1,036.19
383 Bare Block
  • 9.025 Deck Height
  • 4.005 Bore
  • 1-Piece Rear Main Seal
  • 4-bolt Gray Iron Main Caps
  • Max Stroke 3.800

  • Chevrolet Performance 88962516 Details

    Performance Small Block Bare Block

    This engine block is used in 1986-99 Gen I heavy-duty applications. It has 4.005" diameter finished cylinder bores and four-bolt main bearing caps. This block is machined for a one-piece rear crankshaft seal. (Does not include rear seal or adaptor.) This block has machined oil pan rails to clear the 3.800" stroker crank (see below) used to create the GM 383 crate engine. This block weighs 181lbs.
    Technical Notes: Cylinder wall thickness is the same as current production engines. The lifter valley is machined for hydraulic roller and flat tappets.

    Installation Notes:
  • GM 383 Crate Engine Crankshaft 809-12489436
  • GM 383 Crate Engine Piston 809-88962748
  • Bearing Kit 809-17800761
  • Connecting Rod 809-19169670

  • Crankshafts with 2-piece seals can be installed with 809-10051118 Adapter

  • Specifications:

    Cam Bearings Included
    Cylinder Bore as Shipped (in.)
    Cylinder Bore Diameter (in.)
    Engine Block Material
    Cast iron
    Engine Block Style
    Stock/OEM standard deck
    Engine Block Weight (lbs.)
    Finished Cylinder Bores
    Freeze Plugs Included
    Main Bearings Included
    Main Bolt Style
    Main Cap Fasteners Included
    Main Cap Material
    Nodular iron
    Main Caps Included
    Main Journal Type
    350 mains
    Sold individually
    Raised Cam Location
    Rear Main Seal Style
    Manufacturer's Part Number:

    Chevrolet Performance bare blocks are the right choice for street car rebuilds or to start your own mild engine project. They come in the same dimensions that you are already familiar with and are produced to the high level of quality that Chevrolet is famous for. These are brand new castings that are machined to exact tolerances and delivered to you at an affordable price. These blocks are designed for street engines that demand good strength and a high level of durability! Available for all popular GM vehicle lineups.

    88962516 - Chevrolet Performance Bare Engine Blocks is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new block just arrived, it was packaged securely and had no rust I'm throughly satisfied and it arrived quickly thanks Jegs
    Date published: 2015-06-07
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    How much power is this block rated for?? Torque and horsepower.  Thank you 

    Asked by: Nitro1958
    There are no published numbers, but we have seen 800 hp engines using this block.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-03-22
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