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"A" Model Engine Packages


We offer parts and machine work to install insert bearings. This includes grinding the camshaft, resurfacing the bottom of the block, resurfacing the main caps, line boring, and machining the rod's crank pin and wrist pin.

Balanced Basic Short Block - $4480.00

Includes the Following Parts and Services:

 

  • Hi-Temp Cleaning
  • Crackcheck Block
  • Lightened Flywheel
  • Ring Gear
  • Grind Camshaft
  • Timing Gear Set
  • Valve springs
  • Adjustable Lifters
  • Hardened valve seats
  • Counterweighted Crankshaft
  • Dynamic balancing of moving assembly
  • Modern GM style Pressure Plate
  • Resurface the top of block
  • Resurface port side of block
  • Modern Design Pistons and Rings
  • One-piece Valve Guides
  • Cylinders Bored and Honed
  • GM style Valves (hard chrome stems)

 

:: Upgrades for this Package ::

  • Bronze and Steel Timing Gears - $159.00
  • Rebuild Oil Pimp - $145.00
  • Seals and Exhaust Valve Rotators - $68.00
  • Harmonic Dampener - $460.00

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Balanced Touring Performance Short Block - $5580.00

Rebuild Oil Pump- $145.00

This build has been dynanometer tested - Includes services listed above Plus:

  • Over-sized Intake Valves
  • Intake and Exhaust Valves are Performance Grade
  • Valve Stem Seals on Intake
  • Exhaust Valve Rotators
  • Block is Ported to Improve Air Flow 26%
  • Hi-Quality Timing Gear Set (metal)
  • Harmonic Dampener
 
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Camshaft Choices
  1. Cam is designed for up draft carburetor (Power Peak at 50 mph)
  2. Cam is designed for down draft carburetor (Power Peak at 60 mph)
  3. True Performance Cam (Does not idle well)



The following applies to all engine builds:

Customer must provide a block, crankshaft, rods, mains caps & main bolts, and stock flywheel.

Customer is responsible for installing the head, oil pan, and timing covers.

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Full Pressure Performance -         

"A" Model

Includes parts and machine work to install bearings.

Customer furnishes "B-C" crankshaft. Main journals are 1.800". Rod journals are 1.875".

Includes Crower rods.

Three Billet Main Caps.

 

Balanced Short Block -                      

 "B" Model

Includes parts and machine work to install bearings.

Includes grinding the crankshaft, resurfacing the bottom of the block, resurfacing main caps, line boring, machining the rod's crankpin and wrist pin.

 

Both include the following services and parts:


  • Hi-Temp Cleaning
  • Crackcheck
  • Dynamic balancing of moving assembly
  • Flywheel with Harmonic Dampener
  • Modern GM Pressure Plate
  • Ring Gear
  • Pistons and Rings
  • Resurface Top of Block
  • Resurface Port Side of Block
  • Cylinder Boring
  • Hardened Valve Guides
  • Intake Ports polished for improved air flow
  • One-piece Valve Guides
  • Over-size Intake Valves
  • GM Valves
  • Valve Springs
  • Exhaust Valve Rotators
  • Valve Stem Seals on Intake
  • Adjustable Lifters
  • Hi-Quality Custom-Made Timing Gear Set (Metal)
  • Grind Camshaft (highway Grind)
  • Rebuild oil pump
  • Full Pressure Oil System with Oil Filter

"A" Model

TOTAL....  $8,480.00

Add $450.00 to CounterWeight 'B' Shaft

Add $3,000.00 for billet 4340 Crankshaft ($3,950.00 Retail)

Add $2,950.00 for 5-main Girdle

Customer must furnish crack-free block, camshaft, stock flywheel and rebuildible 6-bolt oil pump.

Customer is responsible to install head and valve cover.

 

 

"B" Model

TOTAL....  $6,790.00

Add $990.00 for Custom Rods ($1,500.00 Retail)

Add $450.00 to CounterWeight 'B' Shaft

Add $3,000.00 for billet 4340 Crankshaft ($3,950.00 Retail)

Add $2,950.00 for 5-main Girdle

Customer must furnish crack-free block, crankshaft, camshaft, rods, main caps & main bolts, stock flywheel and rebuildible 6-bolt pump.

Customer is responsible to install - head, oil pan, & timing covers.

 

ALL CHARGES SUBJECT TO TAX.  ALL PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE.


4340 Billet Steel Crankshaft & Rod
B block 5-main with Girdle

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Performance Valve Kit

This valve kit has a long life and out lasts cheaper valves by 3 to 1.  The guides in this kit are designed to operate at high temperatures without failure.  Properly installed, this kit will improve volumetric efficiency by 20-30%.  This will net a horsepower improvement of 30-150% depending on cam, carburetor and head.

Kit Includes:

  • 4 Intake Valves 1.6, 1.650, or 1.725 chrome stems
  • 4 Exhaust Valves 1.5 chrome stems
  • 8 Guides with bronze liners pre-sized
  • 4 Valve Rotators for exhaust
  • 4 Spring Retainers for intake
  • 8 Lash caps
  • 8 Lifters
  • 8 Springs
  • 8 sets of Keepers
TOTAL.... $749.00
 * Installation instructions are included. 

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