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BluePrint Engines GM 496 C.I.D. Short Block Stroker Engines BP4960

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Engine Assembly, Short Block, Cast Steel Crank, Forged Flat Tops, I-Beam Rods, Chevy, Big Block, 496

Estimated Ship Date: 12/30/2014 (if ordered today) Would you rather pick it up? Select Location

  • Order this item and get free delivery and handling on your entire order! Truck freight fees also waived on this item. Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States.

Brand: BluePrint Engines

Manufacturer's Part Number: BP4960

Part Type: Short Block Engines

Product Line: BluePrint Engines GM 496 C.I.D. Short Block Stroker Engines

Summit Racing Part Number: MLL-BP4960

Rear Main Seal Style: 2-piece

Crankshaft Material: Cast steel

Piston Material: Forged aluminum

Short Block Piston Style: Flat top

Connecting Rod Material: Forged 4340 steel

Connecting Rod Beam Style: I-beam

Engine Block Material: Cast iron

Main Bolt Style: 4-bolt

Main Journal Type: 454 mains

Deck Height (in): 9.800 in.

Engine Balance: Internal

Oil Pan Included: No

Timing Cover Included: No

Harmonic Balancer Included: No

Flexplate Included: No

Flywheel Included: No

Assembled: Yes

Quantity: Sold individually.

In-Store Pickup: Choose In-store pick-up (OH, GA, NV) on our web site.

You spend a lot of time working on your car; spend a little more time looking at crate engines, and you will see the BluePrint difference! BluePrint engines are a great choice for your next crate engine. You want horsepower--hey, that's why you're here, right? But just as importantly, you want to get that horsepower from a solid, reputable company that does the job right and stands behind it. BluePrint custom-built crate and stroker performance engines are always balanced and dyno-tested. Whether you're building a kit car, race car, hot rod, or just a sweet old memory, BluePrint Engines are ready to add a lot of muscle to your fun!


* Seasoned, hand-picked block, bore .060 in. over
* 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
* Cylinders plateau-finished for virtually instant break-in

Rotating assembly:

* New 4340 forged H-beam connecting rods
* Forged pistons
* Moly rings


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

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