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454 CI BBC Crate Engine 550HP

Estimated Cost From: $14,895.00

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Big block Chevy 454 with 550 Hp performance aluminum head engine combination can be custom designed to tailor to your specific needs. All engines can be custom painted to match your vehicle at your request. We can outfit 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.

  • GM performance Gen VI 454 4 bolt main Chevy block
  • Block painted with 3 coats of high temp ceramic engine paint customer’s choice of color
  • Steel crankshaft
  • I-Beam connecting rods
  • High performance forged pistons
  • Performance rod and main bearing (Clevite, King or Federal Mogul)
  • Performance rings hand filed to match application
  • Rotating assembly is balanced
  • Comp Cams custom roller performance camshaft
  • 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
  • Oil pan
  • Dipstick and tube
  • GM aluminum timing cover
  • Performance balancer
  • Fel-Pro gaskets
  • Performance aluminum intake
  • Chrome thermostat housing
  • Holley Sniper EFI Kit
  • Holley HyperSpark Distributor (Requires CDI Box)
  • Autolite spark plugs
  • Taylor 8mm ignition wires
  • Water pump
  • Chrome valve covers
  • Chrome breather
  • Engines are photo documented during the building process
  • 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.