Those of you who read GMHTP religiously know that we've recently published buyers' guides for stroker short-blocks ("Sleeved & Stroked," July/August 2005) as well as cylinder heads ("Gen III/Gen IV Cylinder Head Buyers' Guide," January 2006). While on these last two endeavors we chose to focus solely on components available for the latest two generations of GM's V-8, this time we decided to go all out and cover not only complete engines, but nearly all years of pushrod V-8s as well.

Now don't think we've gone soft here; it's true that most small-block and big-block Chevys never saw anything but a Rochester sitting atop them. But any engine can benefit from modern electronic fuel injection; heck, a very premise of this magazine is that carburetors are a thing of the past. That's why we're only featuring engines here that are EFI-equipped or EFI-ready. For the purposes of this article, "crate engine" means anything between fully assembled long-blocks (nearly everything included except the intake manifold) and complete turn-key engines, some even with wiring harnesses and PCMs to facilitate installation into older musclecars. We've broken down the list into categories as follows: Gen III and Gen IV Small-Block (LS1/LS6/LS2/LS7/etc.); Gen II Small-Block (LT1/LT4/etc.); Gen I Small-Block (L98/TPI/etc.); and Big-Block. Don't consider this a complete listing, as each of these manufacturers has offerings other than those listed here. We've given you a taste of these in the company description as well as the "other packages" line of each company's data file.

So without further ado, make sure your wife is out of the room and get your home equity checkbook out, boys.

GEN III/IV Small-Block (LS1/LS6/LS2/LS7)

Auto Worx 650 hp 427 LS2 Big-Bore Long-Block

Toronto-based Auto Worx Performance Specialties builds each crate engine to customer specifications, whether the needs be for street, strip, or road course; and for naturally aspirated, nitrous, or blower applications. The company achieves 427 ci on this engine through a re-sleeved LS2 block, bringing bore and stroke identical to that of GM's LS7. Auto Worx builds Gen III- and Gen IV-based crate engines ranging from 346 ci all the way to 447 ci. Other GM crate engines available through Auto Worx Performance Specialties include LT1, TPI, and small- and big-block Chevys.

COMPANY NAMEAuto Worx Performance Specialties
BLOCKLS2, aluminum, re-sleeved
DISPLACEMENT427 ci (7.0L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00 inch, Callies, forged
RODS6.125 inch, Callies CompStar
PISTONS4.125 inch, Ross, forged
RINGSTotal Seal
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSStage 3 CNC-ported
HEAD GASKETSCometic
CAMCOMP Cams, hydraulic roller, .610/.580-inch lift, 242/254 duration at .050, 114 LSA
LIFTERSIsky, anti-pump-up
PUSHRODSCOMP Cams, moly
ROCKER ARMSGM
VALVESPRINGSDual with titanium retainers
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY2 year/24,000-mile limited warranty
PRICE$12,899.95
OTHER PACKAGESOptional intake manifold, throttle body, and fuel injectors. Cylinder head upgrades include All Pro, AFR, and Dart.

DragonFire Racing 402ci LS2 Crate Motor

DragonFire Racing specializes in turn-key engine packages. This package includes a remote mount wire harness with all necessary connectors and relays, such as fan relays. Other features include a CAN connector to display engine data such as oil pressure, coolant temperature, and oil temperature, which can then be displayed on electronic dashes such as Race Pak and AIM Sport. This kit comes complete with installation and wiring instructions, and is advertised as yielding 595 hp and 540 lb-ft.

COMPANY NAMEDragonFire Racing
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.9:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Eagle, forged
RODS6.125-inch, SCAT, H-beam
PISTONS4.005-inch, Diamond, forged
RINGSDiamond
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSLS6, CNC-ported
HEAD GASKETSCometic
CAMGrand Am Cup, hydraulic roller, specs secret
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSManley
ROCKER ARMSHarland Sharp
VALVESPRINGSGM Performance Parts
INTAKE MANIFOLDGM, 6.0L truck
THROTTLE BODY90mm billet
FUEL INJECTORSBosch
MAFNot used (speed density)
WIRING HARNESSDragonFire Racing
PCMDelphi 4B
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTYManufacturing defects only
PRICE$16,999.00
OTHER PACKAGESSeveral other LS2 and LS7 packages are available.

FMS 402(6.6L) LS2 Sportsman Long-Block

With Futral Motorsports, the name of the game is LS1, LS6, LS2, and SBC performance street and race motors from 346 ci all the way to 455 ci. "We have several 800-plus-horsepower LSX/C5R-based engines and have set many records with our engines," the company says. Futral's engines go through a series of meticulous checks for align bore straightness, deck squaring, and clearancing. According to FMS, this 402ci setup has the potential for 560 hp and 510 lb-ft--or more--at the rear wheels with proper components and tuning.

COMPANY NAMEFutral Motorsports
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.5:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Callies Racemaster, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, Manley Sportsman, 4340 forged
PISTONS4.001-inch, Diamond, forged
RINGSMahle
ROD BEARINGSFederal Mogul
MAIN BEARINGSFederal Mogul
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSDart, 225cc
HEAD GASKETSGM
CAMFMS, hydraulic roller, .632/.630-inch lift, 246/250 duration at .050, 112 LSA
LIFTERSMelling
PUSHRODSFMS
ROCKER ARMSGM, 1.7-ratio
VALVESPRINGSManley Nextek
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY90 day base warranty
PRICE$8,849.00
OTHER PACKAGES11.9:1 compression ratio available, upgrade to

GM Performance Parts LS7 Crate Engine

That's right, GMPP is now offering for your enjoyment the engine out of the already-legendary 2006 Corvette Z06. Personally, I'm imagining this sucker under the hood of a WS-6 Trans Am, but you might have a '69 Camaro or '32 Ford in mind. It's sure to find its home inside many a street machine--so long as the owner has more than a little cash to blow!

COMPANY NAMEGM Performance Parts
BLOCKLS7, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT427 ci (7.0L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, GM, forged
RODS6.098-inch, GM, Titanium I-beam
PISTONS4.125-inch, GM, cast aluminum
RINGSGM
ROD BEARINGSGM
MAIN BEARINGSGM
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSGM
HEADSGM, LS7
HEAD GASKETSGM
CAMGM, hydraulic roller, .593/.588-inch lift, 211/230 duration at .050
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSGM
ROCKER ARMSGM, 1.8 ratio
VALVESPRINGSGM
INTAKE MANIFOLDGM, LS7
THROTTLE BODY90mm, electronic
FUEL INJECTORSBosch, 40 lb/hr
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY12 months, parts only
PRICE$13,895.00
OTHER PACKAGESThis package includes coil packs, plug wires, balancer, water pump, clutch, and exhaust manifolds. Many other GMPP EFI crate motors, including big- and small-block varieties of all kinds, are available from GMPP dealers such as Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center.

HPE 408 Long-Block

Houston-based Horsepower Engineering claims to be "your source for max-effort race engines, with the longevity to last entire seasons dependably." The company has an in-house machine shop operated exclusively by graduates of the School of Automotive Machinists.

 

COMPANY NAMEHorsepower Engineering
BLOCKGM, iron
DISPLACEMENT408 ci (6.7L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Eagle, forged
RODS6.125-inch, Callies Compstar, H-beam
PISTONS4.030-inch, Wiseco, forged
RINGSMoly
ROD BEARINGSNot specified
MAIN BEARINGSNot specified
CAM BEARINGSNot specified
BOLTSARP
HEADSHPE/ETP Stage 3 5.3 Cylinder Heads
HEAD GASKETSNot specified
CAMHPE "Big E," hydraulic roller, .613/.619 lift, 244/248 duration at .050
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSHardened chromemoly
ROCKER ARMSYella Terra, 1.7 ratio
VALVESPRINGSPatriot Gold
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo, but will tune customer-supplied
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY1 year/12,000 miles
PRICE$8,300.00
OTHER PACKAGESOther head options, other cubic inch options available.

Katech LS7 Upgrade 650hp Crate Engine

Katech builds engines for nearly every professional race series using Gen III or IV GM engines, as well as street performance engines for daily drivers. The company is known for some killer Gen III/IV crate motors, and accordingly has already jumped on GM's new LS7 and given it some excellent upgrades. Katech says this crate engine makes 600 to 650 or more horsepower depending on options, headers, and induction. Katech also strengthens the GM LS7 engine for higher output durability.

COMPANY NAMEKatech Performance (Katech Inc.)
BLOCKLS7, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT427 ci (7.0L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, GM, forged
RODS6.067-inch, GM, Titanium I-beam rebushed with solid bronze bushing
PISTONS4.125-inch, Katech, forged
RINGSDana LS7 production
ROD BEARINGSGM or Clevite
MAIN BEARINGSGM or Federal Mogul
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSGM
HEADSLS7 with titanium intake valves and retainers
HEAD GASKETSGM or Cometic
CAMGM, hydraulic roller, specs TBA
LIFTERSDelphi
PUSHRODSTrend Steel
ROCKER ARMSGM, 1.8 ratio
VALVESPRINGSGM
INTAKE MANIFOLDGM, LS7
THROTTLE BODYGM, LS7
FUEL INJECTORSBosch, 40 lb/hr
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESProvide LS7 or pay $14,000.00 for base engine
WARRANTY12 months/12,000 miles on Katech workmanship
PRICE$8,250.00 plus shipping
OTHER PACKAGESOptions include 9.5:1 or 12.0:1 compression, piston skirt coating, ARP head and main studs, and MEFI 4B ECM and harness for off-road applications.

LME 408-inch Pro Long-Block

Specializing in engines for late model vehicles (as the name would indicate), Late Model Engines can build everything from a "daily driven street dominator to an all-out competition record setter." The company also says it "offers what it takes to make all of your speed fantasies a reality," though I would imagine they don't market precisely what some of us need to carry out those fantasies (I'm talking 36-24-36 here, if you catch my drift).

COMPANY NAMELate Model Engines (LME)
BLOCKGM 6.0L, iron
DISPLACEMENT408 ci (6.7L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00 inch, Eagle, 4340 forged
RODS6.125 inch, Callies COMP Star, 4340 forged
PISTONS4.030 inch, Wiseco, forged
RINGSChilds & Albert Dura Moly
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSFederal Mogul
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSAFR 225cc CNC-ported
HEAD GASKETSCometic MLS
CAMCam Motion custom, hydraulic roller, .648/.648-inch lift, 244/248 duration at .050, 112 LSA
LIFTERSCrane
PUSHRODSCOMP, chromemoly
ROCKER ARMSJesel SS series, 1.7 ratio
VALVESPRINGSManley Nex Tek dual
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNo
WARRANTYNot specified
PRICE$8,149.00
OTHER PACKAGESET Performance CNC cylinder heads, big-bore LS1 & LS2 up to 447 ci, custom cams including solid roller, any compression available, billet main caps, lifter bushings for radical solid rollers, ARP 1/2-inch custom head studs, custom sheet metal

Lingenfelter 403 CID LS2 Crate Engine

One of the best-recognized names in GM late-model performance, Lingenfelter is well known for its Corvette power packages. This particular 403ci crate engine is rated at 510 hp and 500 lb-ft; keep in mind that the power numbers are with factory Corvette exhaust manifolds and catalysts installed. The additions of headers or high-flow cats would increase power levels.

COMPANY NAMELingenfelter Performance Engineering
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT403 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.8:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Callies, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, Manley, 4340 forged fully machined rods
PISTONS4.005-inch, JE, forged
RINGSTotal Seal
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSFederal Mogul
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSManley rod, GM main
HEADSLingenfelter CNC-ported & polished LS2
HEAD GASKETSGM
CAMCOMP Cams, hydraulic roller, Lingenfelter-designed "GT11"
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSCOMP Cams HD
ROCKER ARMSGM, 1.7 ratio
VALVESPRINGSCOMP Cams, dual
INTAKE MANIFOLDFAST 90 mm
THROTTLE BODYLS2 90 mm, ported
FUEL INJECTORSGM LS2
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESAdditional charge if no core supplied
WARRANTY2 years/24,000 miles on workmanship only
PRICE$12,995.00
OTHER PACKAGESThis is one of Lingenfelter's most popular engine combos for LS2-equipped vehicles. It can also be configured to work in LS1 or LS6 applications if needed. Several other engine combinations are

Livernois LS2 404 cid Long-Block

Livernois Motorsports has a 36,000-square-foot facility containing a cylinder head development center and full machine shop, as well as a complete parts store, among other things. The staff also does PCM tuning. Among the company's offerings is this stroked-and-poked LS2. This long-block installed in a 2006 C6 Corvette made 500 horsepower at the rear wheels (560 on a Superflow engine dyno), while being very streetable and retaining stock-type idle and drivability.

COMPANY NAMELivernois Motorsports
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT404 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Custom Livernois Motorsports, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, Livernois custom, H-beam
PISTONS4.010-inch, Mahle custom
RINGSMahle custom
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSLivernois Motorsports CNC-ported LS6 Stage 2
HEAD GASKETSCometic
CAMLivernois Motorsports, hydraulic roller, .610/.610-inch lift, 236/240 duration at .050, 112 LSA
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSTrend Performance
ROCKER ARMSGM
VALVESPRINGSDetroit Speed Works, custom
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESBlock, to be determined
WARRANTYWorkmanship
PRICE$7,299.00
OTHER PACKAGESSeveral different stage cylinder head and camshaft options, compression ratio options, rocker arm options, Jesel belt

Rapid Motorsports 402ci LS2 Dominator Series Long-Block

Rapid Motorsports has been building LS-series engines since their release in 1997, and designs and builds everyday streetcars to all-out-wild racecars. Designed for serious street/strip use, this crate engine has produced 553 rear-wheel horsepower on pump gas. Rapid Motorsports uses only high quality components, holds strict machine tolerances, and starts this engine off with a brand-new GM block.

COMPANY NAMERapid Motorsports
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Callies Racemaster, forged steel
RODS6.125-inch, SCAT
PISTONS4.000-inch, Diamond
RINGSAkerly and Albert, Plasma Moly
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSClevite
BOLTSARP
HEADSAFR 225cc
HEAD GASKETSCometic MLS
CAMRapid Motorsports "Dominator" series, hydraulic roller, custom to customer
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSMoly
ROCKER ARMSGM
VALVESPRINGSPioneer
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY6 month/6,000 mile conditional
PRICE$10,595.00
OTHER PACKAGESAny compression ratio specified by the customer can be had from 8.5:1 to 15.0:1, the above is just an example. Rapid Motorsports also builds LSX engines from 346 ci to 470 ci, and big- and

SDPC "The Jefe" 402ci Crate Engine

For those of you who have yet to be arrested after a fun-filled night in Tijuana, "Jefe" means "boss" in Spanish, and that's a good name for this big-cube engine. It even includes MSD coil packs, Aeromotive fuel rails, and Katech valve covers. Scoggin-Dickey offers crate engines of its own (like this sucker) and is also a full GM Performance Parts dealer. So whatever type of GM engine you're looking for, be it straight out of the GM crate or built to the hilt by SDPC, these guys and gals have it covered. Says SDPC's Kris Jones, "we have a complete race shop with engine dyno ready to build your street thumper or your full race monster!"

COMPANY NAMEScoggin-Dickey Parts Center
BLOCK: LS2aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.1:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Callies RaceMaster, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, SCAT, H-beam
PISTONS4.005-inch, Diamond Racing, forged
RINGSDiamond Plasma Moly
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSAFR 225 cc
HEAD GASKETSCometic
CAMCrane, hydraulic roller, .600/.600-inch lift, 240/246 duration at .050, 112 LSA
LIFTERSGM Performance Parts
PUSHRODSManley, 4130 chromemoly
ROCKER ARMSYella Terra "Light Weight," 1.7 ratio
VALVESPRINGSCOMP Cams
INTAKE MANIFOLDFAST 90 mm
THROTTLE BODYNick Williams 90 mm, manual
FUEL INJECTORSBosch, 36 lb/hr
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSLS2 cam and knock sensor extension harness
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY90 days craftsmanship, parts only
PRICE$11,999.00
OTHER PACKAGESSDPC offers affordable short- and long-blocks from 346 ci to 454 ci. Cylinder head options vary from Dart, Edelbrock, GMPP, or ET Performance. A wide selection of cams are available from

SLP ZL402 Long-Block

SLP Performance Parts is no newcomer to the GM scene. The company starts with a brand new aluminum or iron GM block and from there builds a serious 402ci long-block. This sucker even includes "ZL402" emblems for the exterior of your ride! SLP also offers a 9.0:1 version for forced induction applications, as well as an "easy tune" version with a 51014 camshaft.

COMPANY NAMESLP Performance Parts, Inc.
BLOCKLQ9, iron or LS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Eagle, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, SLP by Manley, 4340 forged, H-beam
PISTONS4.000-inch, SLP by Manley, 2618 forged
RINGSFel Pro precision fit
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSARP
HEADSSLP / AFR 225cc
HEAD GASKETSGM MLS
CAMSLP by COMP Cams, hydraulic roller, .596/.596-inch lift, 250/246 duration at .050, 114 LSA
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSSLP by Manley, 4130 Chrome Moly
ROCKER ARMSNo
VALVESPRINGSSLP/AFR, 1.290-inch double
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY90 days
PRICEstarts at $7,495.95

Speed Inc. Sportsman 370 Boost Long-Block

Speed Inc., known to some as "LS1Speed," claims fame as the midwest's largest GM EFI Performance Shop. The company offers this Sportsman 370-inch Boost engine that has been tested and proven in the company's 8-second, 995 rwhp 2002 Z28. "It is a simple yet strong foundation for any turbo or supercharged combination," the company says. The long-block includes a double roller chain and high volume oil pump, among other goodies.

COMPANY NAMESpeed Inc.
BLOCKGM 6.0L, iron
DISPLACEMENT370 ci (6.1L)
COMPRESSION RATIO8.6:1
CRANKSHAFT3.622-inch, GM, factory crank
RODS6.125-inch, Eagle, 3D
PISTONS4.030-inch, Diamond, forged
RINGSDiamond Pro-Select
ROD BEARINGSNot specified
MAIN BEARINGSNot specified
CAM BEARINGSNot specified
BOLTSARP
HEADSAFR 225cc
HEAD GASKETSMLS
CAMSpeed Inc., hydraulic roller, custom boost grind
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSCOMP Cams, chromemoly
ROCKER ARMSNo
VALVESPRINGSNot specified
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGES$275.00 on crankshaft
WARRANTYNone
PRICE$6,999.99
OTHER PACKAGESSpeed Inc. can build any LS-based Gen III/IV motor, naturally aspirated or for boost.

Street & Performance LS7 Crate Engine

Street & Performance is a big name in EFI engine swaps into old-school musclecars, and offers crate engines for newer cars as well. The company's latest offering starts with the solid foundation of a GM LS7, adding accessories and dress-up goodies to suit a customer's wants and needs. The photo shows optional Vette/Camaro brackets.

 

COMPANY NAMEStreet & Performance
BLOCKLS7, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT427 ci (7.0L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, GM, forged
RODS6.098-inch, GM, Titanium I-beam
PISTONS4.125-inch, GM, cast aluminum
RINGSGM
ROD BEARINGSGM
MAIN BEARINGSGM
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSGM
HEADSGM, LS7
HEAD GASKETSGM
CAMGM, hydraulic roller, .593/.588-inch lift, 211/230 duration at .050
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSGM
ROCKER ARMSGM, 1.8 ratio
VALVESPRINGSGM
INTAKE MANIFOLDGM, LS7
THROTTLE BODY90mm, electronic
FUEL INJECTORSBosch, 40 lb/hr
MAFYes
WIRING HARNESSYes
PCMYes
CORE CHARGESNo
WARRANTYYes
PRICE$13,695.00
OTHER PACKAGESThe quoted price is for the crate engine only. Bracket and accessories prices will be determined by customer's application, i.e. what vehicle the engine is being put into and what the customer's needs are. Engine brackets, alternator, compressor, and power steering pump come in polished or chrome. Block can be polished or painted to customer specs.

Texas Speed 403ci Long-Block

As the name would suggest, these guys are from Texas--and accordingly, they don't mess around. Texas Speed builds LS2s up to 441 ci and LS1s up to 457 ci. Its most popular iron-block stroker is a 410 cid with a 4.045-inch bore and 4.00-inch stroke using a GM 6.0L iron-block, a combo that has produced as much as 640 flywheel horses. The company can also custom build one of these engines specifically for nitrous or boosted applications. "We can build the engine as bare or as complete as you need," says Texas Speed.

 

 

COMPANY NAMETexas Speed & Performance
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT403 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO9.85:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Eagle
RODS6.125-inch, Scat, forged H-beam
PISTONS4.005-inch, Mahle or Diamond, forged
RINGSMahle or Diamond
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP / GM
HEADSDart, Precision Race Components CNC-ported
HEAD GASKETSCometic MLS
CAMCOMP Cams / TSP Proprietary "Texas Giant", hydraulic roller, .622/.614-inch lift, 248/254 duration at .050, 114 LSA
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSTexas Speed & Performance, chromemoly
ROCKER ARMSNo
VALVESPRINGSPrecision Race Components, dual
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY30 days for workmanship; all manufacturers' warranties passed directly to the customer
PRICE$7,240.00
OTHER PACKAGESCompression ratios up to 12.4:1 available; ARP stud kit and 12-point main stud kit available; ET Performance 11-degree cylinder heads; various rocker arms, camshafts, etc. Included with the price

TPIS 402ci LS2 Long-Block

TPIS has strived to be a driving force in the high-performance arena for 1985 to present GM performance cars and trucks. TPIS designs and manufactures its own headers, camshafts, intake manifolds, cylinder heads, and suspension components, and offers championship-winning EFI calibrations. "After 40 years in business we have mastered the art of a total engineered engine package. But what we also offer is unmatched drivability and real-world manners. We engineer our parts for real world use which means they work. We also build some of the best racing engines available," says proprietor Myron Cottrell. This LS2 long-block is designed to make 575 hp or more on pump gas, depending on intake used.

COMPANY NAMETuned Port Induction Specialties
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Eagle, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, Eagle
PISTONS4.000-inch, Manley, forged
RINGSSpeed Pro Plasma Moly
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSGM
HEADSLS2, TPIS CNC-ported
HEAD GASKETSGM
CAMTPIS "ZL-13," hydraulic roller, .592/.599-inch lift, 231/237 duration at .050, 113 LSA
LIFTERSClevite
PUSHRODSManley
ROCKER ARMSGM
VALVESPRINGSManley, dual with titanium retainers
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY1 year on any error in machine work
PRICE$8,995.00
OTHER PACKAGESTPIS has complete turnkey engine packages for all GM V-8s, including harnesses, fuel pumps, ECUs and programming.

Turn Key Engine Supply 510hp LS2 Street Package

Turn Key Engine Supply specializes in complete crate engines to drop into vehicles that never had an LS2, like hot rods, custom off-road machines, and Jeeps. This means they'll also work in non-LS2 performance cars like Third-Generation F-bodies. This particular package is an entry-level street LS2 with a complete ignition system, accessories, fuel system, flywheel or flexplate, exhaust manifolds, you name it--right down to the oil filter. All the customer has to do is hook up five wires, route fuel and coolant lines, and fire it up.

COMPANY NAMETurn Key Engine Supply
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT364 ci (6.0L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.9:1
CRANKSHAFT3.62-inch, nodular iron
RODSPowdered metal cracked
PISTONS4.000-inch, GM, hypereutectic
RINGSMahle top
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSClevite
BOLTSGM
HEADSLS2, 243 casting
HEAD GASKETSSteel
CAMGM, hydraulic roller, LS6/LS2
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSGM
ROCKER ARMSGM
VALVESPRINGSGM "Hot Springs"
INTAKE MANIFOLDGM, LS2
THROTTLE BODY90 mm manual
FUEL INJECTORSGM
MAFNot used
WIRING HARNESSCustom marine grade
PCMDelphi MEFI 4
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY30 days/3,000 miles
PRICE$10,000.00
OTHER PACKAGESEcotec, LS1, LS2, LS6, LS7 turn-key from 170 to 1,000 hp

Vinci Punisher 402 Long-Block

Florida-based Vinci High Performance is the home of VHP power products and has been around since the 1970s. All of VHP's power packages and power products are developed on a chassis dynamometer. The company has been actively involved in the research and development of many products offered by big-name manufacturers in the high-performance aftermarket arena, and offers products for GM engines new and old.

COMPANY NAMEVinci Hi-Performance
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Callies, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, Callies, 4340 forged
PISTONS4.000-inch, Diamond, forged
RINGSDiamond
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSAFR
HEAD GASKETSFel-Pro
CAMCrane, hydraulic roller, proprietary VHP
LIFTERSCrane
PUSHRODSCrane
ROCKER ARMSCrane
VALVESPRINGSCrane
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESCall for details
WARRANTY1 year
PRICECall for pricing
OTHER PACKAGESVarious compression ratios available. Many other Gen III/IV packages available as well as LT1/LT4 packages.

Wheel to Wheel LS2 402ci Long-Block

Wheel to Wheel advertises its 402ci long-block as "the perfect answer for anyone looking for a high quality step up from their factory LS-based engine." This engine makes 575 hp standard corrected or 550 hp SAE. The company says it chooses what it feels are "the best parts to make good power and torque, while maintaining excellent drivability, idle quality, and most importantly, durability." The company also claims fame for Grand American Daytona Prototype 24-hour and sprint race engines, SCCA World Challenge and Motorola Cup Race Engines, the first 8-second naturally aspirated drag race engine, and the first 6-second power adder drag race engine--all based off GM's Gen III/IV engine platform.

COMPANY NAMEWheel to Wheel Powertrain
BLOCKLS2, aluminum
DISPLACEMENT402 ci (6.6L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.8:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Callies, 4340 forged
RODS6.125-inch, Callies Compstar, 4340 forged
PISTONS4.000-inch, Mahle, forged
RINGSMahle
ROD BEARINGSSpeed Pro
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSGM
HEADSDart, Wheel to Wheel ported
HEAD GASKETSGM
CAMCam Motion, hydraulic roller, specs secret
LIFTERSGM
PUSHRODSSmith Bros.
ROCKER ARMSGM
VALVESPRINGSPSI, beehive
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY2 year limited
PRICE$8,199.00
OTHER PACKAGESInstaller pricing available; above also offered as complete engine (EFI or carb) including PCM, wiring harness, and everything needed; also as a short-block and as a rotating assembly. Also, 1,000hp and 1,250hp capable, "boost-ready," 402ci LS2-based engine packages.

Gen II Small-Block (LT1/LT4)

BRE 383ci Street Kill LT4 Crate Engine

Beck Racing Engines has just relocated into a state-of-the-art facility where the company builds GM EFI motors of all shapes and sizes. This particular motor is loaded with features and even includes a Crane rev kit, ATI Super Damper, Aeromotive adjustable regulator, Melling oil pump, and many more goodies. Dyno numbers are an impressive 538 hp and 542 lb-ft. A "blown" version is available for forced induction applications.

COMPANY NAMEBeck Racing Engines
BLOCKLT1, iron
DISPLACEMENT383 ci (6.3L)
COMPRESSION RATIOSecret
CRANKSHAFT3.75-inch, SCAT, large radius
RODS6.00-inch, SCAT, 4340 forged
PISTONS4.030-inch, SRP, forged
RINGSChilds & Albert
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSAFR LT4, ported
HEAD GASKETSFel-Pro
CAMCrane, hydraulic roller, specs secret
LIFTERSCrane
PUSHRODSManley
ROCKER ARMSCOMP Cams, stainless
VALVESPRINGSCrane, dual
INTAKE MANIFOLDLT4, ported
THROTTLE BODYASM 58mm
FUEL INJECTORSFMS 42 lb/hr
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY12 month limited
PRICE$11,899.00

Golen 383ci/440hp LT1 Long-Block

Golen Engine Service specializes in LT1 crate motors and long-blocks and this 383 is one of their most popular. It'll run on 91 octane pump gas will pass emissions tests in all 50 states when all emissions controls are used and with a proper computer tune. Golen recommends the following to achieve the 440hp rating: 30 lb/hr FMS injectors; 52mm throttle body; long tube headers; adjustable fuel pressure regulator; and custom computer tuning from PCMforless.

COMPANY NAMEGolen Engine Service
BLOCKLT1, iron
DISPLACEMENT383 ci (6.3L)
COMPRESSION RATIO11.0:1
CRANKSHAFT3.75-inch, Eagle, cast steel
RODS6.00-inch, SCAT, 4340 forged
PISTONS4.030-inch, SRP, forged
RINGSSpeed Pro Plasma Moly
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSDurabond
BOLTSARP
HEADSLT1, ported
HEAD GASKETSFel-Pro
CAMCOMP Cams, hydraulic roller, .576/.570-inch lift, 230/236 duration at .050, 113 LSA
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSCOMP Cams High Energy
ROCKER ARMSCOMP Cams, aluminum, full roller, 1.5-ratio
VALVESPRINGSCOMP Cams
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNo
WARRANTY3 years
PRICE$5,599.00
OTHER PACKAGES396ci/520hp LT4 long-block $7,899.00

Gen I Small Block (L98/TPI/ETC.)

CHP 383 S/S 440 HP Long-Block

With over 16 years of experience in the industry, California-based Coast High Performance offers a wide variety of old-school small- and big-block Chevrolet engines. Small-blocks can be had up to 434 ci in size and big-blocks go all the way up to 496 ci. This 383ci engine, while pictured with a carburetor and intake manifold, does not include either and so it is ready for an EFI system to be slapped atop it, whether it be a TPI system or an aftermarket unit. Headers and distributor also not included.

COMPANY NAMECoast High Performance
BLOCKGM, remanufactured
DISPLACEMENT383 ci (6.3L)
COMPRESSION RATIO9.5:1
CRANKSHAFT3.75-inch, SCAT, cast/steel
RODS5.700-inch, SCAT, 5140 I-beam
PISTONS4.030-inch, Probe, forged
RINGSMoly
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSClevite
BOLTSARP
HEADSEdelbrock
HEAD GASKETSFel-Pro
CAMElgin, hydraulic flat tappet, "Pro Stock"
LIFTERSElgin
PUSHRODSManley, 4130
ROCKER ARMSProbe
VALVESPRINGSEdelbrock
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY2 years/30,000 miles
PRICE$5,299.99
OTHER PACKAGESCHP offers a range of custom-built crate engines for Chevy big- and small-

Edelbrock Performer RPM E-Tec EFI 9.5:1 Crate Engine

Edelbrock offers many a carb-equipped crate engine, and also a few with its own Pro-Flo EFI system. This is one of those elite few. With 440 hp and 425 lb-ft, it's sure to wake up your old-school ride. Edelbrock starts with a brand new GM 224 short-block and builds from there, adding its own heads, cam, and valvetrain. It's available both unpolished and polished (for a little over $300 extra).

COMPANY NAMEEdelbrock
BLOCKGM
DISPLACEMENT350 ci (5.7L)
COMPRESSION RATIO9.5:1
CRANKSHAFT3.480-inch, GM, steel
RODS5.700-inch, GM, powdered metal
PISTONS4.000-inch, GM, hypereutectic
RINGSGM
ROD BEARINGSGM
MAIN BEARINGSGM
CAM BEARINGSGM
BOLTSGM
HEADSEdelbrock E-Tec 170, PN 60979
HEAD GASKETSEdelbrock
CAMEdelbrock, hydraulic roller, .539/.548-inch lift, 234/238 duration at .050, 112 LSA
LIFTERSDelphi
PUSHRODSEdelbrock, hardened steel
ROCKER ARMSEdelbrock, 1.5-ratio
VALVESPRINGSEdelbrock
INTAKE MANIFOLDEdelbrock
THROTTLE BODYEdelbrock
FUEL INJECTORSMagneti Marelli, 29 lb/hr
MAFNot used
WIRING HARNESSEdelbrock
PCMMagneti Marelli
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY2 years, unlimited mileage
PRICE$9,717.95 suggested list (unpolished)

Shafiroff Ultrastreet 434 Long-Block

This big 434ci small-block is internally balanced and includes features like coated pistons, polished aluminum valve covers, and Moroso oil pan; the EFI intake is not included in the price however. Shafiroff Racing Engines & Components offers a complete line of both small-block Chevy (434/454/472) and big-block Chevy (540/598/632) engines. New to the company lineup are 383ci LS1 short-blocks. All of these engines are pump-gas friendly with power ratings from 495 to 1,000 hp without turbos, blowers, or nitrous.

 

 

COMPANY NAMEShafiroff Racing Engines & Components
BLOCKWorld Products Motown
DISPLACEMENT434 ci (7.1L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.5:1
CRANKSHAFT4.00-inch, Eagle, 4340 forged
RODS6.000-inch, Eagle, 4340 H-beam
PISTONS4.155-inch, Mahle, forged
RINGSMoly HP
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSClevite
BOLTSARP
HEADSBrodix 11X 227cc, CNC-ported
HEAD GASKETSFel-Pro
CAMCOMP Cams, solid roller, .595/.595-inch lift, 252/256 duration at .050, 107 LSA
LIFTERSCOMP Cams
PUSHRODSCOMP Cams, 1-piece chromemoly
ROCKER ARMSCOMP Cams, 1.6-ratio
VALVESPRINGSIsky
INTAKE MANIFOLDNo
THROTTLE BODYNo
FUEL INJECTORSNo
MAFNo
WIRING HARNESSNo
PCMNo
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTY2 years, 24,000 miles
PRICE$8,995.00
OTHER PACKAGESLower and higher compression versions of this engine are

Big-Block (All Years)

Musi Edelbrock 555ci Pump-Gas Crate Engine

Don't let the carb perched atop this engine fool you; Pat Musi Performance just didn't have a photo of its ACCEL EFI-equipped setup available, which comes complete with Gen VII DFI. This crate engine is advertised as making 700 hp. Since 1970, Pat Musi's company has been building race engines. You've likely seen his car winning NMCA/NSCA Pro Street championships, and his current green Fourth-Gen Trans Am racer is a 6-second EFI screamer.

COMPANY NAMEPat Musi Performance
BLOCKDart Big M
DISPLACEMENT555 ci (9.1L)
COMPRESSION RATIO10.0:1
CRANKSHAFT4.250-inch, Callies, forged
RODS6.385-inch, Scat, 4340 H-beam
PISTONS4.560-inch, Manley, forged
RINGSSpeedPro
ROD BEARINGSClevite
MAIN BEARINGSClevite
CAM BEARINGSClevite
BOLTSB&B Performance
HEADSEdelbrock
HEAD GASKETSFel-Pro
CAMBullet, hydraulic roller
LIFTERSBullet
PUSHRODSManley
ROCKER ARMSJesel, 1.7-ratio
VALVESPRINGSManley Nextek
INTAKE MANIFOLDEdelbrock #2927 Victor Super Jr.
THROTTLE BODYEdelbrock
FUEL INJECTORSBosch
MAFAccel
WIRING HARNESSAccel
PCMAccel DFI
CORE CHARGESNone
WARRANTYNot specified
PRICE$10,999.00 plus $4,995.00 for Accel EFI
SOURCE
Shafiroff Racing Engines & Components
35 Davinci Dr.
Bohemia
NY  11716
Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center
Lubbock
TX
N/A
www.sdparts.com
DragonFire Racing
4245 E. Palm St., Dept. GMHTP
Mesa
AZ  85215
Texas Speed & Performance
329 East HWY 62/82, Dept. GMHTP
Wolfforth
TX  79382
Vinci Hi-Performance
3915 El Rey Road
Orlando
FL  32808
407-292-4500
Beck Racing Engines
21616 N. Central Ave., Suite 1
Phoenix
AZ  85024
Lingenfelter Performance Engineering
1557 Winchester Rd.
Decatur
IN  46733
2-60/-724-2552
www.lingenfelter.com
Speed Inc.
803C Albion Ave., Dept. GMHTP
Schaumburg
IL  60193
SLP Performance Parts
1501 Industrial Way North
Toms River
NJ  08755
Pat Musi Performance
Edelbrock
Dept. 5.0
2700 California St.
Torrance
CA  90503
310-781-2222
www.edelbrock.com
Livernois Motorsports
2500 S. Gulley
Dearborn Heights
MI  48125
313-561-5500
www.livernoisvehicle.com
Futral Motorsports
13500 Brian Park Dr.
Walker
LA  70785
2-25/-791-9593
www.futralmotorsports.com
Turn Key Engine Supply
7-60/-941-2741
www.turnkeyenginesupply.com
Katech Inc.
24324 Sorrentino Ct., Dept. GMHTP
Clinton Township
MI  48035
Horsepower Engineering
6915 Breen Dr., Dept. GMHTP
Houston
TX  77086
Rapid Motorsports
120 Gollub Dr., Dept. GMHTP
Birdsboro
PA  19508
Tuned Port Induction Specialties
4255 Creek Road (Cty.Rd 110), Dept. GMHTP
Chaska
MN  55318
Street & Performance
479-394-5711
www.hotrodlane.cc
Golen Engine Service
17 Dracut Rd.
Hudson
NH  03051
Wheel To Wheel Powertrain
32505 Industrial Dr.
Madison Heights
MI  48071
Late Model Engines (LME)
6040 Brittmore Road, Suite J, Dept. GMHTP
Houston
TX  77041
Coast High Performance
1650 W. 228th St.
Torrance
CA  90501
310-784-2977
www.coasthigh.com
Auto Worx Performance Specialties
42 Voyager Court North, Dept. GMHTP
Toronto
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