Our Chev Custom crate engines are all designed with the best combination of power and reliability in mind to suit HP-Street, Oval track speedway racing, Circuit racing, Drag racing, and Marine sport. “What you get” with your Custom Crate Engine is a precision machined, blueprinted and balanced engine using the best components for the level that your engine is designed for, no short cuts, no exceptions. Only available from Port City Engines…
All complete long motors are run-in and tested on our Superflow SF-902 engine dyno before delivery for your complete satisfaction. (Dyno results included)

Chev 383

HP-3  Performer  series

Base Long engine

Chev 383 engine – 10.2:1-C/R

The Chev 383 HP3 Long engine includes a fully machined, blueprinted & balanced long motor, including HP heads with over size valves and pocket ported.

Including: High volume oil pump, Chrome rocker covers, oil cap & breather and a K&N oil filter .Dyno’d, Run-in and ready to install!

Cubic Inch 383 ci
Bore & Stroke 4.030″ – 3.750″
Horsepower437 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque 431 ft/lbs @ 4600rpm
Recommended Fuel95+ premium unleaded

$10795

C383HP3-LM
Pricing does not include engine core cost
(change over required)

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Block: Hot tank cleaned, crack tested, sonic tested, main tunnel line honed, decks machined to zero deck height & true to crankshaft centre line, bored & plateau honed with torque plates, notched for stroker crankshaft clearance, cam bearings fitted, core plugs & cam plug fitted.
Crankshaft: New Scat 9000 series 3.750″ stroke crankshaft, balanced and linished.
Con-rods: Scat I-Beam 6.0″ conrods, balanced.
Heads: New Dart Iron eagle heads, mild ported, assembled with new valves, valve springs, retainers, collets and corrected spring pressures.
Pistons: JE/SRP Forged pistons.
Rings: Hastings or Sealed Power moly rings.
Bearings: ACL, King or Clevite bearings.
Gaskets: Durapro or Fel-Pro gaskets.
Camshaft: Crow Cams 1622 camshaft.
Lifters: Hydraulic flat tappet.
Valve Springs: Crow Cams performance springs.
Valve Train: New lifters, valve springs, retainers, collets, valve seals, pushrods & timing set.
Timing Set: Crow double row roller chain with new cnc gears.
Oil Pump: melling standard volume oil pump.
Balancer: Nuline/Powerbond balancer.
Fasteners: ARP rod bolts & standard fasteners .
Core Plugs: Brass.
Oil: K&N Z24 oil filter, Tritech Lubricants running in oil.
Rocker Covers: New alloy rocker covers.

Base ready to run engine

Chev 383 engine – 10.2:1-C/R

The Chev 383 HP3 Ready2Run engine includes a fully machined, blueprinted & balanced long motor, including HP heads with over size valves and pocket ported.

Including: High Energy Oil pan, High volume oil pump, Edelbrock performer manifold & Air Filter, Holley 650 carby, MSD Ready2Run distributor, MSD blaster SS coil, 9mm Eagle leads, Chrome rocker covers, oil cap & breather and a K&N oil filter.

Cubic Inch 383 ci
Bore & Stroke 4.030″ – 3.750″
Horsepower 437 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque 431 ft/lbs @ 4600rpm
Recommended Fuel95+ premium unleaded

$12995

C383HP3-RR
Pricing does not include engine core cost
(change over required)

More Details
Block: Hot tank cleaned, crack tested, sonic tested, main tunnel line honed, decks machined to zero deck height & true to crankshaft centre line, bored & plateau honed with torque plates, notched for stroker crankshaft clearance, cam bearings fitted, core plugs & cam plug fitted.
Crankshaft: New Scat 9000 series 3.750″ stroke crankshaft, balanced and linished.
Con-rods: Scat H-Beam 6.0″ conrods, balanced.
Heads: New Dart Iron eagle heads, mild ported, assembled with new valves, valve springs, retainers, collets and corrected spring pressures.
Pistons: JE/SRP forged pistons.
Rings: Hastings or Sealed Power moly rings.
Bearings: ACL, King or Clevite bearings.
Gaskets: Durapro or Fel-Pro gaskets.
Camshaft: Crow Cams 1622 camshaft.
Lifters: Hydraulic flat tappet.
Valve Springs: Crow Cams performance springs.
Valve Train: New lifters, valve springs, retainers, collets, valve seals, pushrods & timing set.
Timing Set: Crow double row roller chain with new cnc gears.
Oil Pump: Melling standard volume oil pump.
Balancer: Nuline/Powerbond balancer.
Fasteners: ARP rod bolts & standard fasteners .
Core Plugs: Brass.
Ignition: Autolite Spark Plugs, MSD Ready2Run distributor, MSD Blaster SS coil & Eagle 9mm lead set.
Intake: Edelbrock Performer manifold, Edelbrock chrome air filter & Holley 650cfm carb.
Cooling: GMB brand water pump with cast impellor.
Oil: K&N Z24 oil filter, Tritech Lubricants running in oil.
Rocker Covers: New alloy rocker covers.

Base Sub engine

Chev 383 engine – 10.2:1-C/R

The Chev 383 HP3 Sub engine includes a fully machined, blueprinted & balanced sub motor.

Including: Camshaft, Lifters, Timing cover, multi keyway timing set, High volume oil pump, K&N oil filter.

Cubic Inch 383 ci
Bore & Stroke 4.030″ – 3.750″
Horsepower437 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque 431 ft/lbs @ 4600rpm
Recommended Fuel95+ premium unleaded

$

C383HP3-SUB
Pricing does not include engine core cost
(change over required)

More Details
Block: Hot tank cleaned, crack tested, sonic tested, main tunnel line honed, decks machined to zero deck height & true to crankshaft centre line, bored & plateau honed with torque plates, notched for stroker crankshaft clearance, cam bearings fitted, core plugs & cam plug fitted.
Crankshaft: New Scat 9000 series 3.750″ stroke crankshaft, balanced and linished.
Con-rods: Scat I-Beam 6.0″ conrods, balanced.
Pistons: Hypereutectic pistons.
Rings: Hastings or Sealed Power moly rings.
Bearings: ACL, King or Clevite bearings.
Gaskets: Durapro or Fel-Pro gaskets.
Camshaft: Crow Cams 1603 camshaft.
Lifters: Hydraulic flat tappet.
Valve Train: New lifters & timing set.
Timing Set: Crow double row roller chain with new cnc gears.
Oil Pump: Melling standard volume oil pump.
Balancer: Nuline/Powerbond balancer.
Fasteners: ARP rod bolts & standard fasteners .
Core Plugs: Brass.

Base short engine

Chev 383 engine – 10.2:1-C/R

The Chev 383 HP3 Sub engine includes a fully machined, blueprinted & balanced short motor.

Including: fully machined block assembled with crankshaft, pistons & rods.

Cubic Inch 383 ci
Bore & Stroke 4.030″ – 3.750″
Horsepower437 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque 431 ft/lbs @ 4600rpm
Recommended Fuel95+ premium unleaded

$5495

C383HP3-SM
Pricing does not include engine core cost
(change over required)

More Details
Block: Hot tank cleaned, crack tested, sonic tested, main tunnel line honed, decks machined to zero deck height & true to crankshaft centre line, bored & plateau honed with torque plates, notched for stroker crankshaft clearance, cam bearings fitted, core plugs & cam plug fitted.
Crankshaft: New Scat 9000 series 3.750″ stroke crankshaft, balanced and linished.
Con-rods: Scat H-Beam 6.0″ conrods, balanced.
Pistons: JE/SRP Forged pistons.
Rings: Hastings or Sealed Power moly rings.
Bearings: ACL, King or Clevite bearings.
Fasteners: ARP rod bolts & standard fasteners .
Core Plugs: Brass.

Base engine kit

Chev 383 engine – 10.2:1-C/R

The Chev 383 HP3 engine kit includes a fully machined, blueprinted, & balanced un-assembled short block kit.

Including: Pistons, rings, bearings, gaskets, Scat rods & crankshaft.

Cubic Inch 383 ci
Bore & Stroke 4.030″ – 3.750″
Horsepower437 hp @ 6000rpm
Torque 431 ft/lbs @ 4600rpm
Recommended Fuel95+ premium unleaded

$4595

C383HP3-SK
Pricing does not include engine core cost
(change over required)

More Details
Block: Hot tank cleaned, crack tested, sonic tested, main tunnel line honed, decks machined to zero deck height & true to crankshaft centre line, bored & plateau honed with torque plates, notched for stroker crankshaft clearance, cam bearings fitted, core plugs & cam plug fitted.
Crankshaft: New Scat 9000 series 3.750″ stroke crankshaft, balanced and linished.
Con-rods: Scat H-Beam 6.0″ conrods, balanced.
Pistons: JE/SRP Forged pistons.
Rings: Hastings or Sealed Power moly rings.
Bearings: ACL, King or Clevite bearings.
Gaskets: Durapro or Fel-Pro gaskets.
Fasteners: ARP rod bolts & standard fasteners .
Core Plugs: Brass.