There were some drops in power in 1972 as compression was dropped to reduce emissions, a cheap way to meet new pollution standards. Parts replacement information such as undersize crankshaft is next to the engine size. Just to the right of the distributor is a bit of smooth steel which has a number code stamped in it. Price is for automatic trans. Direct replacement fit for 396-454.
Long term, the best fix is a pair of 440 source aluminum heads with Cometic gaskets. Proformance Unlimited is best known for our precision custom designs. That meant a large, heavy intake with two carburetors on opposite sides of the engine from the cylinders they were feeding, and also reduced power at the highest engine speeds. Please call us for details. And the company is dedicated to helping you set new standards on the street or track, too.
Always have your engine dyno tested with the carb and ignition you will be using no matter who builds it! Aluminum heads are optional at extra cost. 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. This is due to centered pin pistons, extra clearances, and faster ramp lift camshafts! The stock exhaust and torque and torque converter may be used but performance versions are recommended for best performance. Tel: 800-471-2325 Toll Free ; 732-727-2325; Fax: 732-727-3178 Address:. The 440 high-performance engine had a slight power boost to 255 hp, but it was only available as an option for B-body patrol cars. Keep in mind that one horsepower per cubic inch is a good rule of thumb for a performance daily driver and the more horsepower per cubic inch, the less drivability.
It's time to build something special and then push it to the limit. If you are restoring your early Chrysler engine we can upgrade the horse power and still keep it looking original. This engine is perfect for a street cruiser, great street ability, stock idle, and good power. Equipped with Roller cam and lifters. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.
Thanks to Eddie Hostler, Curtis Redgap, and the Mopar Engines and books. This is where the fun and tire spin happens. These engines work well with the stock exhaust system and torque converter but all engines benefit from a good performance exhaust system and a higher stall torque converter. Mixing and matching these parts results in nasty vibration problems. BluePrint crate engines come complete with all the components that will be needed to start and run the engine very quickly. They were used until 1975. 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.
They also hold numerous class titles and national records. Shortblock core is not available,must be furnished by purchaser. Please make your plans accordingly. Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States. Please browse our crate engine combinations listed below or let us custom design one for you. Eddies Performance Chrysler Engine Packages and Pricing The following is Eddies Performance Chrysler Engine Packages and Pricing. Over the years we have built many Chrysler engines if you would like us to build you a stroker, mechanical roller, we can build more or less horse power to accommodate your needs.
BluePrint Engines builds high-performance crate engine to replace your tired old factory engine! All our engines are built with precision to perform with quality and assurance you can depend on. The 440 V-8 features a deep-skirt engine block, rugged cast ductile iron crankshaft and aluminum-on-steel main and connecting-rod bearings for exceptional durability and smooth operation. However cancellation and reimbursement of deposits may be considered after the engine is completed and sold elsewhere. Also we break open the oil filter after dyno testing and inspect for debris to ensure that the engine is perfect internally. Small Block aftermarket Siamese 4.
Optional three two barrel and two four barrel carb-intake setups are available for certain engines however the horsepower advertised can be less due to smaller carbs or intake runners. We can almost always furnish the core when needed. This engine is perfect for a street cruiser, great street ability, stock idle, and good power. Big cams make big power but are not as much fun for many of us. Not Every Engine Builder Can Build Chrysler Performance Engines.