Install Tech Tips Identifying Chevy "Stroker" Engine Displacements – 350 and 454 Applications
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Identifying Chevy "Stroker" Engine Displacements – 350 and 454 Applications

BluePrint Engines Tech Tip: BluePrint Engines high performance engines have been "stroked" to increase displacement and power. However, these engines use standard sized engine blocks for easy bolt-in installation.

Chevy 350 block has been stroked to 383 cubic inches or 396 cubic inches.

Chevy 454 block has been stroked to 496 cubic inches.

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ISSUE

BluePrint Engines do not use familiar engine displacements (350 and 454 cubic inch) to specify Chevy applications. Instead, these engines are listed with their "stroked" displacement.

ACTION

When selecting a Cherolet engine application, use the following table:

Original Chevy block application   BluePrint Engines Stroker displacement
350 383 cubic inches or 396 cubic inches
454 496 cubic inches

APPLICATION

  • All BluePrint Chevy crate engines
  • All BluePrint Engines ProSeries™ Chevy stroker engines
  • All BluePrint Engines Chevy short blocks