Performer Classic Crate Engine

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Edelbrock part #45123 Performer black powder coat Crate Engine is an entry level small-block Chevy crate engine ideal for any street rod, muscle car or truck owner looking for 300+ hp performance on 87-octane


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Edelbrock part #45123 Performer small-block Chevy 350 crate engine offers the best of quality and performance with 310 HP & 375 ft/lbs. of torque right out of the crate. This small-block Chevy 350 crate engine is ideal for any street rod, muscle car or truck owner looking for 300+ hp performance on 87-octane fuel. Performer crate engines are 100% brand new and include a 4-bolt main block, Edelbrock Performer heads, hydraulic camshaft, roller rocker arms, EPS intake manifold with a EPS 600 cfm carb and long water pump. Specifications: - Finish: Black Powder Coated - Displacement: 350 c.i.d. - Horsepower: 310 hp - Torque: 375 ft-lbs. - Compression: 8.5:1 - Block: New 4-bolt main w/ 2-piece rear main seal - Crankshaft: Cast Iron - Pistons: Cast Aluminum - Camshaft: Performer #2102 - Rocker Arms: 1.5:1 Roller - Manifold: Performer EPS #2701 - Cylinder Heads: Performer RPM - Carburetor: EPS 600 cfm carb - Water Pump: Long Style Water Pump #88113 - Distributor: Included - Valve Covers: Elite II Series - Warranty: 2-year / Unlimited mileage


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Application Application Specific
UPC 00085347451234
Grade Type Performance
Quantity Sold Individually
Wiring Harness Included No
Main Bearing Cap Bolt Quantity 4-Bolt
Availability Note Built to Order
Warranty 24 Months
Horsepower 310 HP
Type Small-Block Chevy
Camshaft Type Performer, Flat Tappet
Rocker Arm Type Roller
Carburetor Choke Type Electric
Carburetor Type Thunder AVS2 650 CFM, Black Powder Coated
Rocker Arm Ratio 1.5:1
Induction Type Carbureted
Spark Plugs Included No
Intake Manifold Type Performer Classic EPS, Dual 4150, Polished
Oil Filter Included Yes
Rear Main Seal Type 2-Piece
Valve Cover Material Cast Aluminum
Hardware Included Yes
Manifold Material Aluminum
Plug Wire And Boot Included No
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Construction Type Assembled
Flywheel Included No
Cylinder Head Type Performer
Piston Type Cast Aluminum
Timing Cover Included Yes
Cylinder Head Material Aluminum
Valve Cover Included Yes
Harmonic Balancer Included Yes
Crankshaft Material Cast Iron
Air Cleaner Type Not Included
Distributor Included Yes
Throttle Body Included No
Displacement 350 cid
Oil Pan Included Yes
Water Pump Included Yes, Long Pump
Engine Block Material Cast Iron
Torque 375 ft-lb
Emissions Code
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
  • Ships with no oil inside of engine; 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.; Block is equipped for different dipstick locations. Plug the one you are not using with supplied plugs.; It is important when first starting the engine to keep the rpm above 2,000 for the first 30 minutes.; Make sure all fluid levels are topped off and all lines and hoses are hooked up correctly. The break in must be done non-stop. Otherwise, the cam will not break-in properly. This is also a good time to look for leaks of any kind.; This engine is not supplied with the crankshaft bolt due to many different applications. The customer must purchase and install the crankshaft bolt that matches the given application.
Universal Or Specific Fit Specific Fit
Valve Cover Type Classic, Standard Profile, Black Powder Coated