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BluePrint Engines GM 383 C.I.D. Short Block Stroker Engines BP3830

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Engine Assembly, Short Block, Cast Crank, Flat Top Pistons, Chevy, Small Block, 383, Each

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Manufacturer's Part Number: BP3830
Part Type: Short Block Engines
Summit Racing Part Number: MLL-BP3830

Rear Main Seal Style: 2-piece
Crankshaft Material: Cast steel
Piston Material: Hypereutectic aluminum
Short Block Piston Style: Flat top
Connecting Rod Beam Style: I-beam
Engine Block Material: Cast iron
Main Bolt Style: 4-bolt
Main Journal Type: 350 mains
Deck Height (in): 9.025 in.
Engine Balance: External
Oil Pan Included: No
Timing Cover Included: No
Harmonic Balancer Included: No
Flexplate Included: No
Flywheel Included: No
Assembled: Yes
Quantity: Sold individually.
Notes: A small base circle camshaft is recommended with this short block. This engine requires the use of an external balance design damper. A balance plate is included with this engine, if it’s retained then an internal balance design flexplate or flywheel is required. To use an external balance design flexplate or flywheel the balance plate must be removed before installation.
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* Seasoned, hand-picked cores, max bore .040 in. (1969-79 driver side dipstick)
* Cylinder wall thickness "Sonic tested"
* Cylinders bore angle corrected to be 90 degrees perpendicular to crank centerline
* Cylinder bore centerline corrected to be exactly centered over crank centerline
* Decks machined parallel to crank centerline
* Right and left side decks machined equal distance from crank centerline
* Main bearing bores align-honed to correct size and straightness
* Cylinders computer-honed to tolerance of .0002 in.
* Cylinders plateau-finished for virtually instant break-in
* Screw-in oil galley plugs installed in place of soft plugs

Rotating assembly:

* Standard or 10-10, select castings only
* Blacklight magnafluxed
* Stress-relieved and shot-peened
* Indexed and stroke corrected during grinding
* Oil hole chamfered for improved flow
* Super "micro-polish" for superior finish


Some parts are not legal for sale or use in California on any pollution-controlled motor vehicles

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