GM SB Compatible 454 c.i. Engine and TKX Manual Transmission - 563 HP - Standard Edition Builder Series with Polished Pulley Kit - Carbureted

GM SB Compatible 454 c.i. Engine and TKX Manual Transmission - 563 HP - Standard Edition Builder Series with Polished Pulley Kit - Carbureted


GM SB Compatible 454 c.i. Engine and TKX Manual Transmission - 563 HP - Standard Edition Builder Series with Polished Pulley Kit - Carbureted


HP & Torque: 563 HP / 545 FT. LBS

Cylinder Heads: BluePrint Engines Aluminum Cylinder Heads

Compression Ratio: 10:1

Camshaft: Hydraulic Roller Cam - .638 Intake / .622 Exhaust Lift and 251 Intake / 259 Exhaust Duration @ .050 – 114 LSA

Pistons: Forged

Crankshaft: Forged Crank – 4.000" Stroke and Forged 6.000" Rods3

Regular price $19,199.00
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  • HP & Torque: 563 HP / 545 FT LBS
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Aluminum Heads
  • Hydraulic Roller Cam
  • Forged Crank
  • Forged Pistons


  • NEW BluePrint Cast Iron Block
  • Manufactured and Machined in the USA!
  • 4-Bolt Main
  • 4.250" Bore
  • 2-Piece Rear Main Seal
  • Mech fuel pump provision: Yes
  • Passenger Side Dipstick
  • Drilled and tapped for clutch linkage

Rotating Assembly:

  • New BluePrint Forged Crankshaft
  • 4.000" Stroke
  • Forged 6.000" connecting rods
  • Forged Pistons
  • Internal Front/ Internal Rear

Cylinder Heads:

  • BluePrint Aluminum Cylinder Heads - HP8103
  • 64cc chamber
  • 2.08" intake/1.60" exhaust valves
  • 220cc intake/67cc exhaust runners

Cam Specs:

  • Cam Type: Roller
  • .638 Intake .622 Exhaust
  • 251 Intake / 259 Exhaust duration
  • @ .050 - 114-degree lobe separation

Ignition Timing:

  • Initial timing - 10-16° and Total timing 32-34°

Also Includes:

  • Satin aluminum Intake Manifold
  • 850 CFM Carburetor
  • Valve covers, oil pan and timing cover
  • Spark plugs & wires
  • Thermostat and thermostat housing
  • Installed complete front accessory drive with A/C and P/S
  • Electric Fuel Pump

Assembled with Complete TKX Transmission Package:

  • Mcleod Super Street Pro single disk clutch
  • Hydraulic throw out bearing
  • Bell housing
  • Billet flywheel
  • Starter
    • First Gear Ratio: 2.87:1
    • Second Gear Ratio: 1.89:1
    • Third Gear Ratio: 1.28:1
    • Fourth Gear Ratio: 1.00:1
    • Fifth Gear Ratio: 0.68:1


  • Not for use in pollution-controlled vehicles.
  • Engine is pictured with custom paint Job, available for additional charge. No-Charge options include Block color of Orange or Black, with natural heads, intake, and black oil pan. 
  • The performance aluminum cylinder heads on this engine feature a .500 raised port vs OEM.

    Engine Accessory Specifications

    Your BluePrint engine was dyno tested with the parts and specifications listed below.  If you prefer to install a different part, your engine may not produce the horsepower recorded on your dyno sheet.

    Part Number: B454KTKX

    Fuel Delivery Type: 850 CFM Carburetor

    Spark Plug: BPP7938 NGK 7938 BKR5E

    Spark Plug Gap: .035"

    Harmonic Balancer: Non-Weighted

    Flexplate/Flywheel: Non-weighted

    Stall Converter: 2200+

    Intake Manifold: N/A

    Fuel Recommendation: 91 Octane

    Timing (Initial/Total Advance): Initial timing - 10-16° and Total timing 32-34°

    Firing Order: 1,8,4,3,6,5,7,2

    Notes: New BluePrint block manufactured and machined in the USA. Recommended break in oil for your BluePrint Crate Engine: BPP710, Not for EGR 

    Header Partners:  Click here for our Header Partners and recommendations.

    Click here to download a copy of the Installation Guide that came with your BluePrint engine


    The satisfaction of our customers is our highest priority at BluePrint Engines. We use quality components to balance your engine's rotating assembly within two grams of spec. We dyno test your crate engine and certify that it's ready to deliver horsepower and torque.

    We give your BluePrint engine the industry's best-in-class warranty for 30-months / 50,000 miles — with the extra confidence only BluePrint can provide. Our warranty applies to individual or professional installations and is fully transferable.

    For a detailed overview of our warranty, click here.


    We make sure we hit our target horsepower and proper torque with every crate engine. We use an advanced computerized balancer to get our rotating assemblies within two grams, ensuring silky smooth power over the entire RPM range. That's precisely why our engines sound and run better than our competitors.


    A comprehensive, dyno-generated printout showing these critical specs will accompany your delivered engine. No more guessing or wondering what your installed engine's real-world peak horsepower and torque ratings actually are. Any doubters in the crowd? Simply flash 'em your dyno results!

    This engine will be dyno tested before it ships to you at no additional charge (others charge $500)!

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