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383 CI SBC Crate Engine 450HP

Estimated Cost From: $11,295.00

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383 with 450 HP stroker engine has a 3.750 stroke which delivers an extremely high amount of torque, you have to experience one to know how it feels. This engine package delivers a lot of punch for your money. This is what most of our customers prefer when building there strip/street car. Engine can be custom painted to match your vehicle at your request. We can also equip your engine with the exclusive March Performance serpentine belt system. We can also assist you in choosing the proper transmission and stall speed converter combination for your vehicle and have it shipped directly to you as your performance crate engine is being built.

  • Fully machined seasoned factory roller 4 bolt main block
  • Block painted with 3 coats of high temp ceramic engine paint
  • Steel crankshaft
  • Forged I-Beam connecting rods
  • High performance Forged pistons
  • Performance rods and main bearing (Clevite, King or Federal Mogul)
  • Performance rings hand filed to match application
  • ARP main bolts
  • The complete rotating assembly is balanced
  • Custom ground hydraulic roller camshaft
  • Hydraulic roller lifters
  • Three piece double roller timing set
  • Performance aluminum cylinder heads
  • 7/16 Screw in studs and hardened guide plates
  • Chrome moly push rods
  • Performance roller rockers 
  • Melling high volume oil pump and screen
  • Chrome oil pan
  • Chrome dipstick and tube
  • Chrome timing cover
  • Performance balancer
  • Fel-Pro gaskets
  • Performance aluminum intake manifold 
  • Chrome thermostat housing
  • Holley Sniper EFI Kit
  • Holley HyperSpark Distributor (Requires CDI Box)
  • MSD Blaster II coil and bracket
  • Autolite spark plugs
  • Taylor 8mm ignition wires
  • Water pump
  • Chrome valve covers
  • Chrome breather
  • Your engine build will be photo documented during the building process so you can see the quality of parts and workmanship that
  • goes into your engine
  • Engine will be hot run tested – Base tune loaded
  • 2 Year Unlimited Miles Warranty Fuel Injected Version

Custom Crate Engines takes great pride in all of our Chevy performance engines. Whether your vehicle is a Corvette, Camaro, Nova, Chevelle, or just an early 60’s muscle car, we are here to help design and build the engine combination to match you with your vehicle. Please browse our engine combinations listed below.

Custom Crate Engines is best known for our precision custom designs. From that special built stroker engine, 383, 427, 502, 632 to that turn-key drop in ready crate engine, we strive to build custom engines at an affordable price. Take a look at our crate engine videos. I guarantee we have the best engines on the World Wide Web. Give us a call today and ask for Doug or Steve and we will be happy to answer any of your questions.