How much horsepower can you get out of a 383 magnum?

How much horsepower can you get out of a 383 magnum?

To answer the thread question of what makes a 383 magnum different from a standard 383 is the standard 383 was rated at 315 horsepower while the magnum was rated at 335 hp.

Where does the 383 Chevy short block come from?

The short block is derived from the original ’95 Corvette cylinder block. A complete rotating assembly from SCAT Enterprises transforms it into a powerful 383 street engine. SCAT components include a forged crank, Pro Stock I-Beam connecting rods with 3/8″ cap screws, customer specified forged pistons, rod bearings,…

When was the first 383 Chevy engine made?

The first 383 this writer ever saw was built by performance engine builder Joe Sherman in 1978 when he was working as a machinist at Edelbrock.

How big is the stroke on a 383 Chevy?

To the best of our knowledge no one has ever laid claim to conceiving the first home-grown 383 by grinding down the mains on a 400 crank to fit in a 350 block with a .030-inch overbore to achieve the original budget stroker combination. The stroke is increased from 3.48 to 3.75-inch to realize 382.6 cubic inches, commonly rounded off to 383.

What kind of intake manifold does a 383 Chevy have?

Minimally ported used LT1 heads acquired from GM R&D shop have 1.94/1.5-inch intake and exhaust valves respectively. These heads were drilled in the lab to accept early and late intake manifolds with 90 and 72 degree bolt angles.

Is there a 383 cid small block chevy engine?

Helping Robbie and Capps Performance Engineering get to the point where CNC machines can be added to the shop are paying customers. Recently, Robbie restored a ‘73 Z/28 Camaro and built a 383 cid small block Chevy engine for the customer who is also one of Robbie’s high school friends.

Where can I get a 383 stroker engine?

Talking to Robert Loftis at Eagle, we were able to find a kit that fit our goals exactly. Eagle has a street performer kit that is purpose built for a small-block Chevy 383ci stroker engine. The kit includes just about everything we needed to complete the engine build.

Where did the Chevy 383 crate engine come from?

That’s easy to believe based on the number of rotating assemblies sold by Scat Enterprises. It’s also noteworthy that the 383 originated from the performance community in the late seventies and became so popular that Chevrolet later adopted it as a crate engine.

How much horsepower does a 383 Chevy V8 have?

Today the 383 is as commonplace as as any original Chevy V8. Factory 383 crate motors are easily tweaked to 500 horsepower and the average 383 build typically achieves somewhere between 450-475 horsepower in street trim while more serious race oriented versions easily top 600-650 horsepower. Chevrolet LT1 Small Block

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Ruth Doyle