355 Chevy Crate Engine (Dressed Longblock)

355 Chevy Crate Engine (Dressed Longblock)
• Dressed Longblock
• 355-375 HP
• 375-380 Torque
• Dart SHP Performance Aluminum Heads
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Quick Overview:
This 355 Chevy crate engine is ideal for serious street performance. Our basic 355 Chevrolet performance crate engines boast an honest 355+ horsepower and 375+ torque and run on premium pump gas. This engine will give you the reliability you want for your street cruiser while still having the power you need.

Note: Headers are highly recommended for this application. If you are using stock exhaust manifolds please notify us with your order to ensure proper fitment.
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Custom Engraved Valve Covers

Add your own personalized message on the polished aluminum valve covers.

See below for some of our previous work:

Custom Valve Cover Example Custom Valve Cover Example

Custom Valve Cover Example Custom Valve Cover Example

Water Pump Options

Standard aluminum finish:

Short style aluminum pump Long style aluminum pump

Edelbrock Endurashine™ finish:

Short style aluminum pump Endurashine finish Short style aluminum pump Endurashine finish

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Flexplate Options

For automatic transmissions only. We currently do not offer flywheels (for manual transmissions).

168 Tooth 153 Tooth

Add $65

Flexplates are shipped with the engine but are not installed.

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Not sure what balance you need? Don't worry - We will select the correct flexplate based upon the other options you select for the build!

Starter Options

Powermaster Part #9000

Starters are shipped with the engine but are not installed.

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Online Price: $2,995.00
This engine is supplied with a 4 bolt main block.

The Dressed Chevy Longblock build comes with timing cover, oil pan, harmonic balancer and polished Tri Star valve covers installed. This build allows you to use your own intake, carburetor and distributor.

This part number is recommended for street use and runs on premium pump gas with a compression ratio of approximately 9.5:1.

Tri Star Performance lets you customize your Chevy longblock engine build to what you really want. Start by telling us what block to use. Next, look through the variety of options offered for each high performance crate engine. Add what you want to make it your own, even add your own customized text to the valve covers!
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Your choice of a new GM 4 bolt main block or seasoned remanufactured block. Selecting new block option does not change crankshaft or connecting rods.

Stress relieved 4 bolt main block is completely CNC machined in our state of the art CNC machining center. The block is fully align honed and torque plate honed, then assembled with brass frost plugs and pressure tested.
Short Block Features
• Tri Star HP Seasoned cast crankshaft
• Tri Star HP Seasoned connecting rods with ARP rod bolts
• Hypereutectic pistons
• Moly rings
• Clevite main and rod bearings
• True roller double roller timing set
• Melling high volume oil pump
• Your choice of hydraulic camshaft
Internally Balanced (2 pc. rear main seal option)
Externally Balanced (1 pc. rear main seal option)
Camshaft Advertised Duration
Option 1: 275° Intake | 285° Exhaust
Option 2: 285° Intake | 289° Exhaust
Option 3: 272° Intake | 278° Exhaust
Option 4: 278° Intake | 284° Exhaust
Camshaft Duration @ .050"
Option 1: 221° Intake | 231° Exhaust
Option 2: 231° Intake | 235° Exhaust
Option 3: 219° Intake | 225° Exhaust
Option 4: 225° Intake | 231° Exhaust
Camshaft Lift
Option 1: .470 Intake | .470 Exhaust
Option 2: .480 Intake | .488 Exhaust
Option 3: .525 Intake | .525 Exhaust
Option 4: .500 Intake | .510 Exhaust
Dart™ SHP Cylinder head castings

►180cc Intake Runner
►64cc combustion chamber volume
►Straight spark plugs
►2.02 stainless intake valves
►1.60 stainless exhaust valves
►HP valve springs
►HP long slot rocker arms
►Hardened pushrods

►Premium alloy:
       •A356-T6 aluminum alloy
►Hardened exhaust seats are compatible with unleaded gasoline
►Multi-angle intake seats and radiused exhaust seats dramatically increase air/fuel flow
Cast, machined and assembled in the USA
Additional Parts Included
• Tri Star polished aluminum valve covers
• Chrome timing cover
• New stamped steel oil pan w/ 1pc. pan gasket
• HD Harmonic balancer
2 year nationwide warranty
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