Edelbrock 540 RPM Crate Engine

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Edelbrock part #46230 is a Victor level 540cid BBC Crate Engine. This engine has a 4.500" bore, 4.250" stroke and standard 9.80" BBC deck height producing 540 CID


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Edelbrock part #46230 540 c.i.d. crate engine is a great powerplant for any high performance build that delivers over 650 horsepower and 640 ft-lbs. of torque on pump gas. It features a top end package that includes a Victor Jr. intake manifold and E-CNC rectangular port cylinder heads that are 100% fully CNC ported for improved air flow. These heads also have stock exhaust port locations for use with off-the-shelf headers. This engine is sold without a carburetor, so you can select the best one for your performance goals. You can also special order this crate engine with an intake manifold with a 4500 series flange for even more power potential and any combination of valve covers to fit the look you want. Engine Specifications: - Displacement: 540 c.i.d. - Horsepower: 650+ hp - Torque: 640+ ft-lbs. - Compression: 10.0:1 - Block: Big-block 9.8" - Crankshaft: Forged Steel 4.250" - Pistons: Forged - Camshaft: Rollin' Thunder Hydraulic Roller #2264 - Rocker Arms: 1.7:1 Roller #77790 - Manifold: Victor Jr. 454-R #2902 - Cylinder Heads: E-CNC #79555 - Carburetor: Not Included - Distributor: Included - Valve Covers: Cast Aluminum - Warranty: 2-year / Unlimited mileage - Your engine is supplied with Edelbrock Break-In Oil in the crate. Before starting engine, you will need to prime the oil system. Do not turn engine over with starter motor for priming.


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Application Application Specific
UPC 00085347462308
Quantity Sold Individually
Wiring Harness Included No
Main Bearing Cap Bolt Quantity 4-Bolt
Availability Note Built to Order
Warranty 24 Months
Horsepower 650+ HP
Type Big-Block Chevy
Camshaft Type Rollin' Thunder, Hydraulic Roller
Rocker Arm Type Roller
Carburetor Type Not Included
Rocker Arm Ratio 1.7:1
Induction Type Carbureted
Spark Plugs Included No
Intake Manifold Type Victor Jr., Dual 4150, Satin
Oil Filter Included Yes
Rear Main Seal Type 1-Piece
Valve Cover Material Cast Aluminum
Hardware Included Yes
Manifold Material Aluminum
Plug Wire And Boot Included No
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Construction Type Assembled
Flywheel Included No
Cylinder Head Type Performer E-CNC
Piston Type Forged Aluminum
Timing Cover Included Yes
Cylinder Head Material Aluminum
Valve Cover Included No
Harmonic Balancer Included Yes
Crankshaft Material Forged Steel
Air Cleaner Type Not Included
Distributor Included Yes
Throttle Body Included No
Displacement 540 cid
Oil Pan Included Yes
Water Pump Included No
Engine Block Material Cast Iron
Torque 640+ ft-lb
Alternator Included No
ECU Included No
Idler Pulley Included No
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Hazardous Materials Warning WARNING: This product can expose you to Chromium, Lead, and Zinc which is known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, visit
Installation Notes
  • Your engine is supplied with Edelbrock Break-In Oil in the crate. Before starting engine, you will need to prime the oil system. Do not turn engine over with starter motor for priming.
Universal Or Specific Fit Specific Fit
Valve Cover Type Victor, Low Profile, Black Textured Powder Coated