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When building a street-burning, hot rod from the ground up there are more than enough engine options on the market. Whether you have your heart set on big-block power, or you are wanting to use a short-block you have ready to go, Edelbrock has you covered for your crate engine needs.

Big-Block Chevy Power

Edelbrock/Musi 555 crate engines are a powerful big cubic inch package that features the all new Edelbrock E-CNC cylinder heads for the ultimate in Edelbrock performance. E-CNC cylinder heads are fully CNC ported to achieve optimal air-flow for maximum horsepower and torque in high performance street and light duty racing applications. They feature exhaust port exits in the stock location, which allows for the use of off-the-shelf headers.

Available in three options, carbureted and with Pro-Flo 2 or Pro-Flo XT electronic fuel injection, each engine is assembled by eight-time Pro Street World Champ, Pat Musi. They all deliver maximum horsepower and torque on 91-octane and are available in three performance levels, including 676 hp, 697 hp and 723 hp.

Available carbureted or EFI:

  • Top-of-the-line Thunder AVS carb and Victor Jr. manifold
  • Fully CNC’d E-CNC aluminum heads with swirl-polished stainless-steel valves
  • Pro-Flo 2 or Pro-Flo XT EFI systems
  • Dyno-matched Hydraulic Roller camshafts

Edelbrock/Musi 555 crate engines are a powerful big cubic inch package that features the all new Edelbrock E-CNC cylinder heads for the ultimate in Edelbrock performance. E-CNC cylinder heads are fully CNC ported to achieve optimal air-flow for maximum horsepower and torque in high performance street and light duty racing applications.

They feature exhaust port exits in the stock location, which allows for the use of off-the-shelf headers. They are available in three options; carbureted and with Pro-Flo 2 or Pro-Flo XT electronic fuel injection. Each engine is assembled by 8-time Pro Street World Champ Pat Musi. They all deliver maximum hp and torque on 91 octane.

The carbureted package includes a Victor Jr. intake manifold and 800cfm Thunder Series AVS carburetor. It delivers an incredible 676 horsepower and 649 ft-lbs of torque.

Edelbrock Do-It-Yourself Crate Engine Kits

Edelbrock offers Do-It-Yourself crate engine kits for consumers that want to build their own Edelbrock crate engine and already have a short-block ready for assembly.

These crate engine kits are available for both early and late small-block Chevy short-blocks. Consumers have two performance packages to choose from; the Performer 310 HP and the Performer RPM E-Tec 435 HP. The Performer 310 HP kit is for use with a 1986 and earlier Chevy short-block.

It includes everything one would need to build an Edelbrock Performer 310 horsepower 8.5:1 crate engine. The Performer RPM 435 HP E-Tec kit is for use with a 1987 and later Chevy short-block with 4-bolt mains, 1-piece rear main seal and camshaft thrust plate. This kit includes all of the components needed to build an Edelbrock Performer RPM E-Tec 9.5:1 crate engine, which produces 435 hp and 435 ft-lbs. of torque.

Both kits include an Edelbrock Thunder Series AVS carburetor, Edelbrock camshaft, Edelbrock intake manifold, Edelbrock aluminum cylinder heads, Edelbrock roller rocker arms, pushrods, balancer, timing chain, timing chain cover, distributor, ignition coil, oil pump, gaskets, nuts, bolts, assembly lube, break-in oil and detailed assembly instructions.

The Performer 435 HP kit also includes lifter guide and retainer plate, hydraulic roller lifters, oil pan, oil pump pick up and oil pan gasket. The consumer will need to have a short-block and the following components; crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, rear main seal, freeze plugs, cam bearings, journal bearings, fuel pump, spark plug wires, spark plugs and water pump.

Do-It-Yourself Crate Engine Details

  • Available in two performance levels; Performer 310 HP and Performer RPM E-Tec 435 HP
  • Consumers will need to have a short-block ready for installation
  • Includes detailed full color assembly instructions

About Edelbrock

Founded in 1938, Torrance-based Edelbrock, LLC is recognized as one of the nation’s premier designers, manufacturers and distributor of performance replacement parts for the automotive aftermarket. Edelbrock produces their core products in the United States of America using state-of-the-art equipment in their world class manufacturing facilities. Edelbrock, LLC encompasses five locations in Southern California and one location in North Carolina totaling more than 500,000 square feet.


For more information, visit www.edelbrock.com

 

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Big-Block 555: http://www.edelbrock.com/automotive/mc/crate-engines/chevy-676.shtml

 

 

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