These Dart Short Block Assemblies simplify building powerful and durable engines! They also save time and money with pre-engineered, dyno tested, high quality short-block combinations with years of experience from Dart's Special High Performance group.
Dart's Special High Performance Short Block program was developed to offer quality short blocks for hot rodders and budget minded racers. Richard Maskin saw the need for a high quality short block small block engine that is superior, yet affordable option to the "cookie cutter" factory crate engines. Dart has incorporated the most desirable features of the small block Chevy or Ford into each version of their short block options!
Short Block Features:
Built around a high quality SHP block
Plate honed cylinder bores
Balanced rotating assembly
Flat top pistons with full floating pin
Premium connecting rods with 3/8" cap screws
Hastings moly rings
Clevite bearings and coated cam bearings
Designed for compatibility with stock components
Virtually ready to assemble right out of the box after a final cylinder hone
Precision machined from high-nickel cast iron
Decks even and parallel within .002"
Siamese bores 4.000" OR 4.125" (unfinished)
Cylinder walls .230" minimum at 4.165"
Priority main oiling system, Oil is directed to the main bearings first, then to the cam bearings.