Turnkey Engines - Chevy 350 (2022)

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*** BEST MILD STREET TURNKEY ENGINE *** SPECIAL SALE UPGRADES: 1. Askfor '86 to '95 first generation swirl vortec heads upgradefor low and mid range torque. These are the 12-boltpattern heads (not pictured on this page). Thisis a FREE UPGRADE duringthis limited time offer! The greatnews is these first generation Swirl Vortec heads willalso accommodate all your serpentine drive belt assemblies! 2. Askfor '96 to 2002 second generation Vortec heads (heartshaped chamber) upgrade for low, great mid range, andhigh end torque - an additional upgrade for $495. Thesecond generation Vortec heads also accommodate serpentinedrive belt assemblies! Note that onboth the first and second generation Vortec heads, the valvecover bolts are down the center of the valve cover, not onthe outside like the Old School heads. Ask aboutour Fast Track Startup:That means this engine can be RealReady to Run OUT OF THE BOX if youchoose our our Fast Track startup, which includes break in, supertuning, jetting, and more. Ifyou choose to do a Fast Track Start Up, we havespecial pricing right now on these engines! This is the best turnkey you'll find!It's an excellent street machine engine with a greatOld School sound. This Power 2 Engine Combinationwould be GREAT in your MUSCLECAR, Street, Hot Rod, CustomTruck, Kit Car, 4 X 4, or JEEP. Warranty and Shipping Info: SPECIAL PROMO!! Call NOWfor possible FREESHIPPING to Southern California! We also offersuper shipping rates to all 48 continental states. Askabout shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, or international destinations. FAQs Videos

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Chevy 350 — 350 HP (2 bolt) $3595
(Engine with best vacuum, dual patterned cam.)

Chevy 350 — 355 HP (2 bolt) $3595
(Little less vacuum, single patterned cam but best sound.)

Chevy 350 — 350 HP (4 bolt) $3995
(Best vacuum, dual patterned cam.)

Chevy 350 — 355 HP (4 bolt) $3995
(Little less vacuum, single patterned cam but best sound.)

THIS IS A LIMITED TIMESALE PRICING
The normal price of these engines is $100 more. Buy now to receive the specialpricing above!

Voted BEST PRICE on the web!
Best value and product for a streetengine!

SPECIAL SALE UPGRADES:
1. Askfor '86 to '95 first generation swirl vortec heads upgradefor low and mid range torque. These are the 12-boltpattern heads (not pictured on this page). Thisis a FREE UPGRADE duringthis limited time offer! The greatnews is these first generation Swirl Vortec heads willalso accommodate all your serpentine drive belt assemblies!

2. Askfor '96 to 2002 second generation Vortec heads (heartshaped chamber) upgrade for low, great mid range, andhigh end torque - an additional upgrade for $495. Thesecond generation Vortec heads also accommodate serpentinedrive belt assemblies!

Note that onboth the first and second generation Vortec heads, the valvecover bolts are down the center of the valve cover, not onthe outside like the Old School heads.

PLEASE CALL FOR MORE INFOON PROMOTIONAL PRICING AND SALES!

Ask aboutour Fast Track Startup:
That means this engine can be RealReady to Run OUT OF THE BOX if youchoose our our Fast Track startup, which includes break in, supertuning, jetting, and more.

ClickHERE to learn more about FAST TRACK and to see a video!

Ifyou choose to do a Fast Track Start Up, we havespecial pricing right now on these engines!

VIDEO:Click HERE to see our FAST TRACK startup in action onthis engine!

(Video) Chevrolet Performance 350 HO Turn Key Crate Engine Information & Specs

VIDEO:This is with open headers, after the engine has beensuper tuned on our FAST TRACK!

Example engine Dyno tested 355 HP at 380 ft/lbstorque
CLICKHERE to see a real-time Dyno run video!

This is the best turnkey you'll find!It's an excellent street machine engine with a greatOld School sound.

This Power 2 Engine Combinationwould be GREAT in your MUSCLECAR, Street, Hot Rod, CustomTruck, Kit Car, 4 X 4, or JEEP.

This engine was built from one of ourDyno packages!
Your engine can also be Dyno tested, for an additional charge.

These engines are Seasoned HeavyDuty Chevy Small Blocks. Enginewill run on unleaded fuel.
THIS ENGINE ISA GREAT DAILY DRIVER - WILL RUN ON PUMP GAS!

Special features on thisturnkey engine include these new parts and more:
(Besure to scroll down the page to see a more detailedlisting.)

  1. Power 2 Comp Cam Kit 470 - 480+
    Dual pattern cam for best vacuum
    (call for custom cam applications)
  2. Power 2 Comp Cam Kit 480 lift
    Single pattern cam
    (best to give us a call on your needs)
  3. If you request a different cam, you will need to speak with one of our expert counter men.
  • EdelbrockCarb 600, 650 or 750 CFM with electric choke.
    You can also choose a Holley 600, 650, or 750 carburetor CFM with electric choke.

    (Please note some carburetors have an extra cost difference.)
  • PowerPlus High Rise dual plane intake manifold
    orEdelbrock aluminum.
    Aluminum intake is included for the nostalgic look.
    Optional Polished intake is extra.
    Call on Edelbrock Old School Torker intakemanifold upgrades!
  • Choice of 3 distributors:
    ProBillet Street HEI distributor is included,
    MSD 2 pack or MSD 6AL 3 pack is extra.
  • Spark plug wires, spark plugs.
  • P.E.R. 8" harmonic balancer, timingflag, flex plate.
  • Chrome valvecovers, two chrome pulleys.
  • Chrome 14" air cleaner included.
  • Chrome timingchain cover.
  • Water pump, fuel pump, 5 qt oilpan.
  • Some assembly needed.

Please scroll down for more info on engine parts
and machinework!

Ask about our Fast Track Startup Package!

Your Power 2® ENGINEPARTS include:

  1. Power 2 Comp Cam Kit 470 - 480+
    Dual pattern cam for best vacuum
    (call for custom cam applications)
  2. Power 2 Comp Cam Kit 480 lift
    Single pattern cam
    (best to give us a call on your needs)
  3. If you request a different cam, you will need to speak with one of our expert counter men.
  • Power 2 Comp hydraulic lifters
  • Power 2 spring set, heavy duty ( 900 series springsets)
  • Power Plus HighRise dual plane intake manifold (or Edelbrockaluminum, or plain no-name aluminum intakefor the nostalgic look. Please note that the polished intake is extra.
  • Heavy Duty Steel Stem intakevalves 1.94
  • Heavy Duty Steel Stem exhaustvalves 1.5
  • Premium positive valve seals, polyacrylate
  • Heavy Duty roller timing chain
  • Controlled internal oil system (a PER exclusive!)
  • Heavy duty, high volume Melling oil pump
  • Heavy duty steel collar oil shaft, Melling
  • Heavy duty oil pickup screen
  • High performance Speed Propistons,
    type: hypereutectic pistons by Seal Power
  • P.E.R.® Speed Pro plasmamolly rings
  • Brass freeze plug kit and oil gallery kit
  • High quality rear main seal, double lip polyacrylate
  • Fel Pro PermaTorqueheavy duty gasket set
  • Clevite main bearings, RealTri metal, high quality
  • Clevite rod bearings, RealTri metal, high quality
  • New rod nuts installed,rods aligned
  • Cam bearings, high quality 360 Set
  • Built from one of our Dyno tested and road proven Dyno packages Your engine can also be Dyno tested for an additional charge.
  • Call for info on flex plate or fly wheel.
  • Call for correct flex plate on automatics.
  • Call for info on standard transmissions (4 or 5 speed, etc.)
  • Comes complete, intake to oil pan. Some assembly may be needed.

Your Power2® engine MACHINE LABOR includes:

  • P.E.R. 4-angle® valvejob
  • Mill-matching surfaced heads
  • Heavy duty steel thick wallvalve guides
  • Valve guides custom cut for posi-seals
  • Jet vat block and magnifluxing
  • Remove and replace all freeze plugs
  • Remove and replace gallery plugs
  • Remove and replace cam bearings
  • Custom centerline boringof block
    True 90 degreeV8 centerline boring
  • Power hone to fit pistons and rings
  • Custom crank micro polish, radius oil holes
  • Rods pressed off, then heat fitted
  • Rods checked for alignment
  • Street Balancing andblueprinting

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(Video) Chevy 350 Turn Key Crate Engine With 375hp

NOTES:
YOU CAN ORDER THIS ENGINE WITH AN OPTIONAL 5 QT CHROME OIL PANOR A 7 QT OIL PAN FOR AN EXTRA CHARGE.


WE NOW OFFERBOTH HOLLEY SNIPER AND SERPENTINE SYSTEM UPGRADES FOR YOUR ENGINE.BOTH SYSTEMS ARE ON SALE NOW - CALL US FORTHE BEST PRICING ON THESE UPGRADES!

FORANY CHANGES NEEDED, JUST CALL AND WE WILL BUILDA CUSTOM ENGINE PACKAGE FOR YOU FROM 375 HORSEPOWERTO 714 HORSEPOWER. — — YOUCAN ALSO CHANGE THE COLOR, CHOOSING FROM OVER 25 DIFFERENTCOLORS.


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This Power 2® Engineis Totally REBUILT in our Machine Shop by Professionalsfrom start to finish. The Power 2® Engine PerformanceCombination was developed from our over 50 years ofexperience on MUSCLECARS, STREET STRIPS, CUSTOM TRUCKS,4x4s, and JEEPS. Established in 1971, PhoenixEngine.com has builtover 200,000 quality engines to date.

Warranty and Shipping Info:

This engine has aone year written warranty. Buyer pays actual shippingcosts if unable to pick up engine from our shopin Phoenix AZ. Some state freight restrictionsapply. Payment due in full prior to shipping. Weaccept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, money orders, cashier'schecks, and direct deposit. (GETA DISCOUNT WITH A DIRECT DEPOSIT!) Businessor personal checks must clear prior to shipping.Arizona residents must add 8.6% sales tax.
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Disclaimer: Please note that some parts are basedon availability. The brand names listed above are guidelines;the exact brand name may not be available at the timewe build your engine. Pricing is deemed to be correct at timeof posting, but is not guaranteed. It is listedas a guideline only. Please call us for completepricing on the engine built to your specific requirements.
These engines are built from our Dynotested packages in our shop and road proven.
Your specific engine can be Dyno tested individually for an additional cost.
Also ask about Fast Track engine testing for your engine, which is cheaper than Dyno testing!

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NOTICE:
Some of the photos below show an example engine with Holley Sniperinjection and Serpentine systems. Bothsystems are on SALE now! Call us for the bestpricing on these upgrades!

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Chevy350 - 355HP Turnkey Engine. Scroll down for more photos.

(Video) Chevy 350 Turn Key Crate Engine Break-In - Phoenix Engine

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The Holley Sniper upgrade is available on the 350 and the 383engines!

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Dyno testing the Chevy 350 - 355HP engine. Click the photo to see a video clip of the dyno run.

Some of the photos above show engineswith optional Holley Sniper Fuel Injection and Serpentinesystems. Call for the best pricing on these upgrades!

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Please note photos may vary from actual product as all our enginesare custom built.

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FAQs

How much does a 350 Chevy engine cost? ›

The most common 350 Chevy engine rebuild cost is around $2000. However, this price can go up in the range of $3000 to $4000 depending on what parts you want to be replaced. In addition, the cost can be significantly less if you only need a few parts replaced. What is this?

How much does a crate 350 cost? ›

The Chevrolet Performance 2014-2015 350ci / 530hp supercharged crate engine alone costs close to $40,000.

How much HP does a crate 350 make? ›

Chevy 350 Crate Engines

The base version of this engine makes 195 horsepower and features an 8.5 compression ratio. These engines are available in 2-bolt and 4-bolt versions; those intended for cars built after 1987 have an enhanced hydraulic roller lifter camshaft for better performance.

How much HP does a mild 350 make? ›

05. Run with a stock cam and two-barrel Rochester carb, the mild 350 produced 246 hp and 364 lb-ft of torque.

What is a turnkey crate engine? ›

Generally speaking, defining a crate engine is simple and for our purposes, “crate engine” refers to an engine that's shipped complete, at least up to the cylinder heads. For demonstration purposes, the engines you see here include small-block Chevy turnkey engines, which come complete from carburetor to the oil pan.

How much is a 383 stroker engine? ›

The HP94 Chevy 383ci stroker from ATK is being offered by Jegs at the low price of $3,993.99, but is found throughout a range of big-box stores, so it might pay to shop around some, as is the case with any large-volume crate engine commodity like a Chevy 383ci stroker.

What is a blue printed engine? ›

The blueprint is the original design specifications of an engine. Blueprinting is an exact science which involves modifying the engine to comply with its original manufacturers design tolerances and/or any newly developed specifications which increase the engines operational efficiency.

Are crate motors any good? ›

Crate engines are also perfect for adding additional performance to just about any car. Adding bolt-on turbo or superchargers is much more common because they're cheaper but swapping out an engine designed for more performance often feels better and is much more reliable in the long run.

What is a 383 stroker? ›

A 383 stroker has a 0.030 over bore of the stock 350, giving you 4.030 as a bore diameter. Putting the 400 crank in the 350 increases the stroke to 3.750. Other than that, all the other dimensions stay the same. If you do the math, you will get 382.6; round up and you have 383 ci. Refurbishing the Rods.

How much horsepower does a 4 bolt main 350 have? ›

How much horsepower can a 4-bolt main Chevy 350 handle? A factory-made 4-bolt main Chevy 35o engine can handle 600 hp.

How much HP does a 383 stroker have? ›

That combo would probably make around 465 hp and nearly 500 lb-ft, but at less rpm. But never mind that. The point here is 502 lb-ft at 4,700 rpm and 500-plus horsepower from 5,700-6,200 rpm.
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What's the difference between a Chevy 305 and 350? ›

350 and 305 Chevy what's The Difference - YouTube

How much horsepower do headers add to a 350? ›

If you're wondering how much horsepower do headers add to a 350, it's about an extra 16 hp for long tube headers. Shorty headers won't give as much, but you can count on a similar increase of about 6 hp, generally speaking.

Can you get 400hp out of a 350? ›

A: You can get 400 hp out of a small block 350 and keep it streetable. First, stay away from the 305 heads. They actually don't flow very well, and since they're cast iron, you can only go up to 9.5:1 compression.

What's the most HP you can get out of a 350? ›

With a stock block, using after market crank, rods, pistons, bolts, heads, etc., you could expect a small block 350 to make upwards of 450 HP and for it to reliably handle upwards of 550 - 600 HP, and a big block with the same aftermarket components to make power in the 500 to 600 HP area, and be able to handle upwards ...

What is a Chevy ZZ engine? ›

Dubbed ZZZ, the 350 high-output engine was rated at 350 horsepower. Driven by more than 100 years of motorsports heritage, Chevrolet Performance fuels the passions of automotive enthusiasts through high-performance vehicles, parts and racing.

Does a crate motor come with a starter? ›

The level of completeness differs from company to company, but items frequently not included with a crate engine are the carburetor, intake manifold, headers, starter, distributor, plugs, plug wires, belts, hoses, fuel pump, harmonic balancer, pulleys, flywheel or flexplate, water pump, air cleaner, valve covers, and ...

What is included with a crate engine? ›

A 'ready-to-run' crate motor is exactly that — ready to run. The engine comes fully assembled, complete with intake manifold, carburettor, ignition system, and exhaust manifolds — everything required for the engine to go.

What is the strongest Chevy engine? ›

The ZZ632/1000 is a 632-cubic-inch V-8 delivering 1,004 horsepower. DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance today introduced the ZZ632/1000* crate engine — the largest and most powerful crate engine in the brand's history. The naturally aspirated 632-cubic-inch V-8 produces 1,004 horsepower and 876 lb-ft of torque.

What year did the 383 come out? ›

The 383 cu in B engine — not to be confused with the RB version — was essentially a larger bore version of the 350 and 361, using a 4.25 in (108.0 mm) bore for a 383.03 cu in (6,277 cc) displacement. This venerable engine was introduced in 1959.

How much horsepower does a small-block 383 stroker have? ›

SBC CHEVY HYDRAULIC ROLLER CAM 383 CUBIC INCH PRO STREET ENGINE 540 HP STREET ROD SETUP. RUNS ON PREMIUM PUMP GAS. This engine is fully assembled from intake to oil pan.

What is a stroker engine? ›

As its name implies, a stroker is where we increase engine displacement by increasing piston stroke. When we increase stroke, we take the piston deeper in the cylinder bore, which increases displacement. The longer the stroke, the greater the fuel/air charge.

Do you have to balance pistons? ›

But can you change pistons without balancing? The answer to this question is yes, it is possible to change pistons without balancing. In other words, if you want to replace the old piston with a new one, there is no need for balance for the accessories.

What is a dressed engine? ›

Deluxe long block crate engines are also known as fully dressed, turnkey, or complete crate engines. They come virtually ready to go, though the exact parts might vary between manufacturers. Some might require additional accessories to fit the car, but it's mostly ready to drop in.

Is it cheaper to rebuild an engine or buy a crate engine? ›

Rebuilding to repair is usually cheaper than buying a new engine, too. You may save up to half of the cost of a new engine by rebuilding. However, sometimes rebuilding is not a good option. In cases where rebuilding will cost as much as a new engine, your mechanic should be upfront about those costs.

How long do Crate engines last? ›

For a great car that's made it 200,000 miles, a crate engine can be a fresh start, and an opportunity to go another 200,000 miles. Crate engines can be new, but reconditioned, rebuilt, and even used engines are all considered crate engines.

How much does it cost to install a crate engine? ›

Total Engine Replacement Cost

Or it could cost around $7500 if you purchase a complete crate engine and pay a dealer to install it. That is a big gap in price just with one car with a common engine. The average engine replacement – corner garage, average, long block, 10-year-old car should cost between $3000 to $4000.

Is a 383 a bored out 350? ›

A 383 is a . 030" over-bore, and when comparing this to a "350" cubic inch engine, we should compare it with a . 030" over bore 350 as well, to keep a level playing field because if you were going to rebuild your existing 350, it will probably end up being bored .

How much do you bore a 350 to make a 383? ›

A 0.030-over 350 block, plus the 3.750-inch stroke from a 400 small-block (versus the 350's 3.480-inch stroke) equals 383 cubic inches.

What is the horsepower of a 305 Chevy engine? ›

What is the horsepower of a 305 Chevy engine? The Chevrolet 305 was not a very powerful engine when it was produced, depending on the car that it came in they only made about 220 to 230 horsepower. This was fine though for a lot of the lighter cars that Chevrolet was making in the late 70s, 80s, and early 90s.

What is the difference between a 327 and a 350? ›

Besides the crank stroke, one of the main differences between a 327 and the 350 is cylinder volume. The 327s have a smaller cylinder volume of 40.861, while the 350's cylinder volume is 43.803. The 327 has been bored and honed to match the volume of a 350 block.

Are 4 bolt mains better? ›

Any time you increase horsepower, torque and cylinder pressure, you increase crankshaft load. It would take quite a bit more stress to rip-out 4 bolts than it would just 2, so that's why the 4 bolt mains are stronger than the 2 bolt mains.

How much horsepower does a Vortec 350 have? ›

The 1996-2000 350ci Vortec 5700 engines enjoy lots of aftermarket support to help improve the 255 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque they're rated for at the crank.

How can I add horsepower to my 350 small-block? ›

3 Cheap & Easy Ways To Increase Horsepower - YouTube

How much HP does a stroker kit add? ›

540-. 560" lift range, most people will end up making in the 540-580 horsepower range.

How much HP does a 454 big block have? ›

The 454 EFI version was rated from 230 hp (172 kW) to 255 hp (190 kW) and from 385 lb⋅ft (522 N⋅m) to 405 lb⋅ft (549 N⋅m) of torque.

How much HP does a 305 V8 have? ›

What are the specs for a 305 Chevy engine? It's a 305 cubic inch (5.0 liter) small-block V8, featuring a 3.743-inch bore. Depending on the year and engine sub-model, you can see HP ranging from about 160 to 230.

What is the difference between a 350 and 400 engine? ›

A 400 cubic inch engine features a larger bore (4.125 inches) compared to the Chevy 350's 4-inch bore spacing. The 350 features a shorter stroke of 3.48 inches, whereas that of the 400 is 3.75 inches. Moreover, the 400 has 5.565-inch rods, and the previous SBC engine offers 5.7-inch rods (a higher compression engine).

How much horsepower does a 307 small block have? ›

For our collaborative efforts-not to mention the efforts of the new parts-the 307 put out a very respectable 315hp at 5,200 rpm and 330 lb-ft torque at 3,800 rpm.

How much hp does straight pipe add? ›

You'll likely gain about ten hp with a straight pipe as compared with five hp or less by just taking off your muffler. Keep in mind that putting on a straight pipe also involves adjusting your fuel injection and otherwise tuning up the car.

How much hp does a cold air intake add? ›

Cold Air Intakes are said to improve your vehicle's performance by 5-20 horsepower. This number will vary depending on the make and model of your vehicle. While this isn't enough power to put you back in your seat, it will give your car or truck a little pep in its step.

What's better long tube headers or short? ›

Short tube headers are better when it comes to fuel efficiency. It has to do with its length, having shorter exhaust flow allows the engine to deliver power more efficiently. It works best at lower RPM range, where most of us will be driving the most. The long tube headers require more air to be sucked into the engine.

How much horsepower does a 400 small-block have? ›

With the stock Vortec heads, the low-compression 400 managed to make 376 hp and almost 450 lb-ft of torque.

How much horsepower does a Chevy small-block have? ›

Chevrolet small-block engine (first and second generation)
Chevrolet small-block engine
Cooling systemWater cooled
Output
Power output110–765 hp (82–570 kW)
Torque output215–620 lb⋅ft (292–841 N⋅m)
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When was the Chevy 400 small-block made? ›

400. The largest version of the Generation I small-block was the 400 (6.6 liter). It was the only engine available with both the 4.125-inch bore and the 3.75-inch stroke crankshaft. It debuted in 1970 and was produced for 10 years.

Can you get 500HP out of a 350? ›

You “can” get 500HP out of a 350 BUT because it is a small cubic inch engine it IS going to be peaky and won't have much torque.

What is the best engine GM ever made? ›

Ranking The 10 Best Engines Chevy Ever Used In Their Cars
  • 8/10 LS7.
  • 7/10 LT1.
  • 6/10 LT5.
  • 5/10 L78 396 TurboJet.
  • 4/10 265 V8.
  • 3/10 427 “Mystery” Engine.
  • 2/10 409 V8.
  • 1/10 302 Small Block.
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How much HP does a supercharger add to a 350 SBC? ›

On a 350 Chev, Weiand estimates an extra 100-120hp with one of its low-blow superchargers on an otherwise stock motor. Add a mild blower cam (something with a 112 lobe centre) and a larger carburettor, and you can expect a typical small-block to produce around 400 ponies.

Is Chevy 350 a good engine? ›

These engines were popular due to their strong performance, simple maintenance, and unwavering durability. While not built into GM vehicles from the factory since 2003, the 350 small block can still be purchased through GM Genuine Parts. 350 Crate Engines remain popular among hot rod enthusiasts and classic car fans!

How much does it typically cost to rebuild an engine? ›

A typical engine rebuild is between $2,500 and $4,000 in parts and labor costs. This type of engine repair might include simply replacing bearings and seals, and obviously taking the engine out and re-installing it.

How much hp does a 350 have? ›

What are the specs of a Chevy 350 engine? It's a 5.7L (350 cubic inch) small-block, V8 engine with a 4.00-inch bore and a 3.48-inch stroke. Depending on the year, make, and model of the car that it is equipped in, this engine is capable of outputting between 145 to 370 horsepower.

Is the Chevy 5.7 a good motor? ›

Mechanics report that the Chevy 5.7L Vortec engine is an extremely dependable and reliable motor that can run beyond 300,000 miles with minimal issues beyond regular maintenance. However, reaching that high mileage point will likely require some repairs and maintenance.

When did Chevy stop making the 350 engine? ›

The 350 would last until 2002, primarily as a truck engine; after 47 years in production it would serve out its last days as an option in GM's full-size vans. The final variant, marketed as the Vortec 5700 but known internally as the L31, produced between 255 and 350 hp.

What's the best small block engine? ›

Even though the small block Chevy vote was split among the various versions, the Chevy 350 still received the most votes out of any engine.

Is a Chevy 305 block the same as a 350? ›

305: Key Differences. Apart from the block's casting numbers, the bore size is the primary difference between the Chevy 350 and Chevy 305. Again, the 350 has a 4-inch bore, while the 305 comes with a 3.76-inch bore.

Is it cheaper to rebuild or buy a new engine? ›

A scheduled overhaul is almost always less expensive than a new engine. Rebuilding to repair is usually cheaper than buying a new engine, too. You may save up to half of the cost of a new engine by rebuilding. However, sometimes rebuilding is not a good option.

Is a rebuilt engine as good as new? ›

Frequently, rebuilt engines are superior to even new car engines because better parts are used, or design changes in parts correct problems with the original engine. Rebuilt engines are dependable, reliable and are backed by the engine manufacturers warranty program.

How long does it take a mechanic to rebuild an engine? ›

Rebuilding an engine can take several weeks, possibly months, depending on the parts required. Rebuilding an engine involves rotating the assembly balance, replacing damaged parts, and checking the clearances and cylinder heads. This work requires a high level of expertise and accuracy and should not be rushed.

Can you get 500HP out of a 350? ›

You “can” get 500HP out of a 350 BUT because it is a small cubic inch engine it IS going to be peaky and won't have much torque.

How much HP does a supercharger add to a 350 SBC? ›

On a 350 Chev, Weiand estimates an extra 100-120hp with one of its low-blow superchargers on an otherwise stock motor. Add a mild blower cam (something with a 112 lobe centre) and a larger carburettor, and you can expect a typical small-block to produce around 400 ponies.

How much horsepower does a 4 bolt main 350 have? ›

How much horsepower can a 4-bolt main Chevy 350 handle? A factory-made 4-bolt main Chevy 35o engine can handle 600 hp.

What year did Chevy stop putting 5.7 in trucks? ›

When did GM stop putting the 5.7 Chevy engine in trucks? The last year that GM/Chevy used the engine in full-sized trucks was 1999. It was also discontinued in large SUVs that year.

What is the best engine GM ever made? ›

Ranking The 10 Best Engines Chevy Ever Used In Their Cars
  • 8/10 LS7.
  • 7/10 LT1.
  • 6/10 LT5.
  • 5/10 L78 396 TurboJet.
  • 4/10 265 V8.
  • 3/10 427 “Mystery” Engine.
  • 2/10 409 V8.
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The horsepower in a 5.7 Vortec engine is 255 HP. And the horsepower in a 5.3 Vortec engine is 285 HP. So, we can see the pulling power of a 5.3 is higher than a 5.7 Vortec engine. This means the 5.3 would be better in speed or acceleration of the vehicle.

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