Edelbrock’s Do-It-Yourself 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 a consumer would need to build an Edelbrock Performer 310 horsepower 8.5:1 crate engine (#45109). 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 (#45909), which will produces 435 hp and 435 ft-lbs. of torque.
Both kits includes 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.
- 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
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