Ford SB Compatible 408 c.i. Engine - 450 HP - Base Dressed - Carbureted

Ford SB Compatible 408 c.i. Engine - 450 HP - Base Dressed - Carbureted

SKU: BPF4089CTC

Ford SB Compatible 408 c.i. Engine - 450 HP - Base Dressed - Carbureted

SKU: BPF4089CTC

HP & Torque: 450 HP / 470 FT. LBS

Cylinder Heads: BluePrint Engines Aluminum Cylinder Heads

Compression Ratio: 9.8:1

Camshaft: Hydraulic Roller Cam - .579 Intake / .579 Exhaust Lift and 236 Intake / 248 Exhaust Duration @ .050 - 114° LSA

Pistons: Forged

Crankshaft: Steel Crank - 4.000" Stroke and Forged 6.200" Rods

Regular price $7,499.00
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Description: 

  • HP & Torque: 450 HP / 470 FT LBS
  • Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
  • Aluminum Heads
  • Hydraulic Roller Cam
  • Steel Crank
  • Forged Pistons

Block:

  • Hand-picked seasoned block
  • Square and parallel decked
  • Line honed main bearing bore
  • Cylinders honed on computer-controlled machine to within .0002 straightness and roundness
  • Cylinders are Sonic tested for thickness
  • 2-Bolt Main
  • 4.000" Bored
  • 1-Piece Rear Main Seal
  • Mech fuel pump provision: yes

Rotating Assembly: 

  • New steel crankshaft
  • 4.000" Stroke
  • Forged I-Beam 6.200" connecting rods
  • Forged Pistons
  • External 28 Oz. Balance front and rear

Cylinder Heads:

  • BluePrint Aluminum Cylinder Heads -HP9009
  • 60cc chamber
  • 2.02" intake/1.60" exhaust valves
  • 90cc intake/65cc exhaust runners

Cam Specs:

  • Roller
  • .579 Intake / .579 Exhaust
  • 236 Intake / 248 Exhaust duration @ .050 – 114-degree lobe separation

Ignition Timing:

  • 34 degrees total at 3500 RPM

Also Includes:

  • Intake manifold
  • Distributor
  • Carburetor
  • Oil pan, timing cover and valve covers

Notes:

  • Not for use in pollution-controlled vehicles.
 

    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: BPF4089CTC

    Fuel Delivery Type: Carbureted, 750cfm, manual choke

    Spark Plug: BPP7938 (BKR5E/7938)

    Spark Plug Gap: .035"

    Harmonic Balancer: BPP28 - 28.4 Ounce, 6.4" Diameter

    Flexplate/Flywheel: 28.4 Ounce Weighted

    Stall Converter: 2000-2400 rpm

    Intake Manifold: Dual plane, satin aluminum

    Fuel Recommendation: 91 Octane

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

    Firing Order: 1,3,7,2,6,5,4,8

    Recommended Break in Oil : BPP710 (Click Here)

    Recommended Service Oil : BPP10W30 (Click Here) 

    Recommended Oil Filter ; BPP51515 (Click Here)

    Total Oil capacity with production oil pan, and Correct BPP51515 Filter : 5 Quarts 

    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.

    BETTER THAN THE REST.

    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.

    IT ALL COMES DOWN TO RESULTS.

    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.

    BRAGGING RIGHTS INCLUDED!

    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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