BluePrint Chevy 400 SBC Installed in Italy

BluePrint Chevy 400 SBC Installed in Italy

With beautiful landscapes, delicious kinds of pasta, and even better wine, Italy is a country known for its slow paces and even faster cars.

From Fiat to Maserati, Lamborghini and Ferrari, there is no shortage of Italian-made stallions on and off the race tracks.

That’s why we were tickled at BluePrint Engines to receive a customer submission all the from Bel Paese, or “the beautiful country.”

1950 Chevy Truck Italy


This 1950 Chevy truck is simply stunning. Featuring one of our BluePrint 400 SBC crate engines, it has a deep cherry red finish (or maybe a deep purple depending on the light) that must be the envy of its Italian neighborhood.

We love seeing customer photos and hope that more of our crate engines make their way not only across the United States but around the world too.

Whether you’re adding a new crate engine into a hot rod, or a classic like this 1950 Chevy, keep in mind that BluePrint Engines offers the industry's best-in-class warranty.

If only we could take a company trip to Italy to test drive that Chevy...

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BluePrint’s 306 V8 Will Give New Life to Classic Bronco

BluePrint’s 306 V8 Will Give New Life to Classic Bronco

Our friends at Fixed Auto Restoration sent us some updates about a 1970 Ford Bronco they’re working on and we have loved seeing their progress!

This Tiffany Blue Bronco came to Fixed Auto Restoration from a client of theirs from Florida. They took the body off of it last week in preparation for the chassis to be media-blasted, repaired, and powder-coated gloss black.

For now, the body of this beauty will be treated to quite a bit of rust repair, some custom-fabricated and new body panels where required. It will also need a few custom touches here and there, a Raptor Liner on the inside of the tub and on the undercarriage, a rebuilt factory hardtop, and lastly, a few coats of Land Rover Arles Blue paint.

They will be installing all-new wiring and then will put in a new BluePrint Engines 306 V8 to give some new life to this Bronco.

A really fun car to take on (and off!) the road, Ford stopped production of all five Bronco generations in 1996. They formally announced at the beginning of 2017 that they would bring back production of Broncos in 2020 but have not released any other details.

Although the thought of new Bronco models is exciting, we have a soft spot for the classics and can’t wait to see this finished project come to life!

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Baldy’s Installs BluePrint 302 in Vintage Ford

Baldy’s Installs BluePrint 302 in Vintage Ford

Located in Pinehurst, Texas, Baldy’s Rod & Custom does full builds and routine maintenance for muscle, street, and drag cars.

Recently, the folks at Baldy’s installed a BluePrint Engines 306 in this awesome, vintage Ford and we can’t get enough! The bright red color and detailed grill are sure to be the envy of this customer’s neighborhood.

The BluePrint 306ci small block is a great fit for this Ford and with 370 horsepower and 350 pounds of torque, it’s just as powerful as it is clean.

BluePrint Engines has the industry's best-in-class warranty for 30 months or 50,000 miles that applies to individual or professional installations so you can get to showing off your car around town with confidence.

Whether you’re upgrading your high school ride, building your dream hot rod, or are just working around the garage with family or friends, we absolutely love seeing your photos and hearing your stories! Be sure to keep submitting them on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest by tagging BluePrint Engines.

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Questions about purchasing a BluePrint Engine? Give us a call at 1-800-483-4263 and we’ll be happy to help.

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