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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UPC 00085347451234
Grade Type Performance
Main Bearing Cap Bolt Quantity 4
Availability Note Built to Order
Warranty 24 Months
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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.