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Chev 496/600hp



Chevy 496 Crate Engine by Tuff Dawg Engines

This Chevy 496 crate engine by Tuff Dawg Engines would be EXCELLENT for a street/strip car, street rod, pickup, or jet boat. Remove that old Chevy 454 and install this 600HP Chevy 496 to bring your ride to life! This engine has a rough idle. It is a good 4-speed engine. If you are using an A/T, a 3000+rpm stall speed converter is recommended.

The balanced rotating assembly includes:

  • 4.250" stroke nodular iron crank
  • 6.385" Forged I-beam rods
  • With 10 to 1 compression there is no need to mix fuel, this engine will run on Premium pump gas

More special features of this engine include:

  • New Forged dome pistons.
  • Seasoned 4-bolt main block decked to ensure a good seal
  • Mark 4 block with 2-pc rear seal
  • Block has provision for mechanical fuel pump and clutch boss
  • New CompCams Mechanical flat tappet cam with .595"Int/.595"Exh valve lift
  • New Rectangle port aluminum heads
  • New 2.250"Int/1.880"Exh stainless valves with 11/32" undercut stems for improved flow
  • New Manganese Bronze valve guides
  • New 1.440" high performance springs with dampeners setup to match cam
  • New 1.7 roller rockers with ARP screw-in studs and CompCams guide plates
  • New Double row timing set
  • New Oil pump with steel drive shaft and steel guide with oil pickup tube welded to pump
  • New Brass expansion plugs
  • All parts are painted separately before assembly for that show quality look

This engine comes completely assembled with extra capacity oil pan, timing cover, harmonic balancer, valve covers, and Edelbrock (American made) intake manifold.

If you have any questions regarding this item please call us at
D&J Machine & Performance Engines
(602) 395-0800 Mon-Fri 8:00AM to 5:00PM MST

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