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BP3961CTF - BluePrint Partial Dressed SBC 396CID 485HP EFI Crate Engine 1pc Rear Seal

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BluePrint GM engines give you brute, honest horsepower that'll leave others in your rear view mirror. Produced from hand-picked, seasoned four-bolt main blocks and precision built to exacting specifications.

Power: 485 HP @ 5200 RPM, 500 ft. lbs. of torque @ 4300 RPM
Displacement: 396 CID
Bore x Stroke: 4.040” x 3.875”
Compression Ratio: 10.4:1
Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane
Block: Cast Iron, 1 piece rear seal, 4-bolt main caps with passenger side oil dip stick hole, brass freeze plugs.
Crankshaft: Cast Steel, polished, stress relieved and shot peened with chamfered oil oils
Connecting Rods: Heavy Beam with 150,000 psi bolts
Pistons: Forged
Camshaft: Hydraulic Roller Tappet
Cam Lift: .544” Intake / .554” exhaust
Cam Duration @ .050”: 230 deg. Intake / 236 deg. Exhaust
Lobe Separation: 112 Degree
Cylinder Heads: Performance Aluminum
Combustion Chamber: 64cc
Valves: 2.02” Intake/ 1.60” Exhaust
Rocker Arms: Stamped Steel, 1.5:1 Ratio
Valve Springs: 1.25” Diameter
Balance: Internal
Ignition Timing: Base 10 degrees BTDC, 32 degrees total

Engine Includes:
• Fully assembled long block
• Stamped Steel Chrome Valve Covers
• Melling High Volume Oil pump, pick-up and oil pan
• Aluminum Dual Plane Performance Intake
• FAST EZ EFI Base System
• HEI Distributor
• Front timing cover with 8” timing pointer
• Oil Filter Adapter
• Dyno Test Sheet

BluePrint limited 30 month / 50,000 mile parts & labor warranty. Click on Document tab above for full details.

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  • W5.0000” x H5.0000” x L5.0000”
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Customer Reviews

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Great service! Kick a$$ engine!
  • Currently 5/5 Stars

Reviewed by: Jon03/21/2013 02:27PM

Product ownership: Less than 1 year

Purchased from: Pace Performance

Ordered engine. Free delivery a month later(after build). Had plenty of questions. Alan at Pace Performance was more then helpful. Engine Dyno sheet shows more power then wat it is rated at :D 525lbs torque!! 502hp!! :) Installed it in my 87 5900lbs(with me in it) irocZ.Started right up! Great oil pressure! Power feels amazing! I am veryy happy with my purchase... FYI- The EZ-EFI (base system) that is sold with the engine does not come with the hanheld controller.

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