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    1979 Chevrolet Corette Stingray with a brand new 454 big block engine. Engine Specs below. All reasonable offers considered


    BIG BLOCK 454 CHEV STROKER ENGINE (496 CUBIC INCHES)

    4 BOLT MAIN - MARK V 454, 4 BOLT BLOCK WITH A 1 PIECE REAR SEAL, 9.800 DECK. FULLY CNC MACHINED ON RMC V40 FULLY AUTOMATIC CNC MACHINE FOR THE TIGHTEST AND BEST FINISH PRODUCT.

    THE WORK PREFORMED TO THIS ENGINE IS AS FOLLOWS:


    1. THIS BLOCK HAS BEEN OVEN CLEANED, SHOT PEENED, MAGNAFLUXED AND PRESSURE TESTED.

    2. THE BLOCK IS FRESHLY BORED AND TORQUE PLATE MOLY HONED TO .060 ALSO SONIC CHECKED TO ENSURE CONCENTRIC CYLINDER WALL THICKNESS AFTERBORING AND HONING.

    3. THE BLOCK HAS BEEN LINE HONED, SQUARE DECKED, AND NEW CAM BEARINGS INSTALLED ALONG WITH NEW FREEZE PLUGS. ALL BOLT HOLES AND THREADS ARE FINE.

    4. BRAND NEW SET OF LIGHTWEIGHT, FULLY CNC MACHINED PROBE INDUSTRIES FORGED RACING PISTONS AND SPEED PRO PLASMA MOLY RINGS ( 5/64, 5/64, 3/16 OIL) THESE PISTONS YEILD A PUMP GAS FRIENDLY 10.25:1 COMPRESSION RATIO.

    5. NEW KING H BEARINGS FOR RODS AND MAINS, ROD AND CAMSHAFT BEARINGS WERE INSTALLED. THE CAMSHAFT IS A NEW ELGIN INDUSTRIES E1143P AND WITH A TRUE CLOYES DOUBLE ROLLER CHAIN SET. THIS CAMSHAFT IS A HYDRAULIC LIFTER GRIND .576 LIFT 246 DURATION @.050 ON BOTH THE INTAKE AND EXHAUST AND IT IS

    GROUND ON 108 DEGREE LOBE SEPERATION. THIS CAMSHAFT HAS A DISTINCT LOPY IDLE AND IS DESIGNED TO MAKE MAXIMUM POWER IN THE******7000 + click to reveal  RPM RANGE. INSTALLED ALONG WITH THE CAMSHAFT IS A NEW SET OF ELGIN HYDRAULIC LIFTERS.

    6. RODS ARE BRAND NEW FORGED STEEL H BEAM CAP SCREW WITH 7/16 BOLTS AND FULL FLOATING WRIST PINS. THE RODS ARE 6.385 (STOCK ROD LENGTH IS 6.135) THESE RODS ARE .250 LONGER THAN STOCK. THE INCREASE IN ROD LENGTH PRODUCES LESS SIDE LOAD ON THE PISTON WHICH RESULTS IN LESS FRICTION AND GREATER HORSEPOWER AND TORQUE THROUGHOUT THE RPM RANGE.

    7. THE CRANKSHAFT IS BRAND NEW AIRCRAFT QUALITY CAST STEEL 4.250 1 PIECE REAL SEAL CRANKSHAFT.THE CRANKSHAFT IS SHOT PEENED FOR STRESS RELIEVING AND HAS A FULL .125 RADIUS ON THE MAINS AND ROD JOURNALS!, THIS CRANKSHAFT IS ALSO EXTERNALLY BALANCED AND IS THE BEST OF THE BEST. (4.250 STROKE, 1/4 INCH LONGER THEN STOCK 454), FRESHLY MICRO POLISHED AND STANDARD ON THE ROD AND MAIN JOURNALS.

    8. THIS ENGINE IS FULLY BALANCED ON RMC COMPUTER BALANCED. PISTONS, RODS AND CRANKSHAFT ARE BALANCED TO LESS THEN 1 GRAM. (MOST MACHINE SHOPS ONLY BALANCE TO A 5 GRAM SPREAD) BEARING CLEARANCES WERE SET AT .002 ON BOTH THE MAINS AND RODS.

    9. THE CYLINDER HEADS ARE NEW ALUMINUM RECTANGLE PORT WITH D PORT EXAUST PORTS. VEHICLE HAS 2.0” PACEMAKER TRI-Y PRIMARY HEADERS, 2.5” SECONDARIES INTO A TWIN 2.5” SYSTEM MERGE AND FREE FLOW MUFFLERS DUMPED OVER AXEL.

    HEADS HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH NEW STAINLESS STEEL SWIRL POLISHED VALVES (2.25 X 1.88). THESE VALVES ARE 11/32 STEM AND .250 LONGER THEN STOCK, A NEW SET OF DOUBLE SPRINGS AND CROMOLY RETAINERS WITH HARDENED LOCKS AND A NEW SET OF PC SEALS. THESE HEADS ALSO HAVE NEW STAINLESS STEEL 1.7 RATIO FULL ROLLER ROCKER ARMS, NEW PUSHRODS, NEW ROCKER STUDS ,NEW GUIDEPLATES AND A NEW SET OF 12 POINT ARP HEAD BOLTS WITH TEFLON TAPE FOR

    BEST SEAL.

    10. THIS ENGINE GENERATES 576HP @5400RPM AND TORQUE IS 640LBS @4500 ALL DONE ON 91 OCTANE PUMP GAS WITH A EDELBROCK 850 DOUBLE PUMPER CARBURETTOR!

    PROFESSIONALLY BUILT AND INSTALLED, AND CAM HAS BEEN RUN IN TO PRECISE SPECS.

    NEW HARMONIC BALANCER

    HEAVY DUTY HIGH VOLUME OIL PUMP & HIGH VOLUME PICK UP WITH DRIVE SHAFT

    FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR

    - FAST - EZ-EFI SELF TUNING F/INJEC KIT MASTER KIT W/INLINE FUEL PUMP (EFI fuel injection system)

    - AN FITTINGS USED FOR ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION

    - LOCKING TYPE ENGINE MOUNT CHEV ZINC WITH BLACK URETHANE (Engine mounts)

    - SPEEDPRO - 3/8 GUIDE PLATE BIG BLOCK CHEVY FORMED (push rod guides)

    - POLISHED ALUM TIMING COVER SET BBC CHEV (engine timing cover)

    - WEIAND - BB CHEV ALLOY SHORT WATER PUMP POLISHED (water pump)

    - EDELBROCK - VALVE COVERS LOW SIGNATURE SERIES BLACK POWDER

    - EDELBROCK -

    Additional info

    Date Listed:
    13/06/2017
    Last Edited:
    25/09/2017
    Seller Type:
    Private seller
    Make:
    Chevrolet
    Model:
    Corvette
    Variant:
    STINGRAY
    Body Type:
    Coupe (2 door)
    Year:
    1978
    Kilometres:
    0
    Transmission:
    Manual
    Drive Train:
    Rear Wheel Drive
    Fuel Type:
    Petrol - Leaded
    Colour:
    Silver
    Air Conditioning:
    No
    NVIC:
    QRO
    Cylinder Configuration:
    8 cyl
    Engine Capacity:
    5.7L

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