How to Build a Chevrolet 496 Stroker Engine?

Answer Not to be confused with the GM 8.1 L, 496 CID Vortec big block Chevy, the 496 CID BBC "stroker" engine has been a popular engine platform based on the original 454 CID engine block. While the Vorte... Read More »

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How to Build a 347 Stroker Engine?

If you want to get your car ready for the strip, circle track or just to drive to work, upgrading your 289, 302 or some other block into a 347 stroker engine is the best way to pump the extra horse... Read More »

How to Build a Big Block Stroker Engine?

There was a time when 400 cubic inch displacement engines were considered huge. In the 1960s and 1970s, engines with greater than 400 cubic inches became commonplace: GM had a 454 engine, Ford had ... Read More »

What is a 383 stroker engine?

A 383 stroker engine is a typical Chevrolet 350 block automobile engine that has undergone customization by having its standard crank replaced with the crank from a Chevrolet 400 engine, according ... Read More »

Do i use a stock oil pan for a 383 stroker sbc engine?

Yes, the stock Chevrolet 350 oil pan can be used. The 400 crankshaft journals are turned down to fit in the 350 saddles. The 400 crankshaft increases the stroke of the engine to create the "383 str... Read More »