12499529 350 Crate Engine 290 HP HO
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12499529 Chevrolet Performance 350 Crate Engine 290 HP HO Our lowest priced crate engine. The 350/290 HP is the most popular GM Performance Parts crate engine because no one can deliver such performance for this kind of value. GM Performance Parts believes that everyone should be able to afford a high quality, high performance GM V-8 without going broke.
The 350/290 is an answer to those car crafters who demand maximum return on their money. However, just because it’s affordable, don’t think that it’s a stone. The 350/290 delivers 290 hp @ 5100 rpm and a solid 326 lb.-ft. of torque at 3750 rpm. With those kinds of numbers, it’s the perfect replacement engine for the millions of GM vehicles that shipped with a small-block. Got a tired, old project car that needs a lift? This is the crate engine for you. We’ve also loaded the 350/290 with a four-bolt main bearing block, aluminum pistons, and a hydraulic camshaft. The cast iron cylinder heads are designed to be extremely durable while still providing good airflow through the engine. The 350/290 will ship to you as a Base-level long block. Add an intake manifold, carburetor, ignition system, starter, balancer, and water pump, and you’ll be ready to hit the road with a fresh new motor. All of these parts are available from GM Performance Parts, and with its low price, you’ll have no problem finishing off the 350/290 in style. Oil Pan / Filter / Adapter / Dipstick: The 350/290 HP engine block has provisions for both right-hand and left-hand dipsticks. The 350/290 HP engine includes a 4-quart oil pan Part number 10066039 which has the “double bump out” for both dipstick designs. The oil dipstick for the 350/290 HP engine for the right-hand (passenger) side of the block is 10190942 (indicator) and 12552920 (tube). If not using right-hand dipstick, use plug 09421743. The oil dipstick (not included) for the 350/290 HP engine for the left-hand (driver) side of the block is 03951576 (indicator), and 03876870 (upper tube). P/N 03951600 (lower tube) is installed at the factory. If not using left-hand dipstick, use plug 93415510 to prevent an oil leak. The 350/290 HP engine assembly does not include an oil filter adapter or oil filter element. The 350/290 HP uses an AC # PF 454 or PF1218 oil filter This 350 engine is not intended for marine use, and should be used in 1979 and earlier pre-emissions street vehicles or any off road usage. 350/290 HP Technical Information Horsepower ...... 290 @ 5100 RPM Torque .......... 326 Ft. Lbs. @ 3750 Max. Recommended RPM .... 5100 Compression Ratio ....... 8.5:1 Block .................10066034 iron four bolt with two piece rear main seal Connecting Rods .. 10108688 Powdered Metal Pistons & Pins.....12514101 Aluminum Piston Rings ......12507985 Camshaft ..........3896962 Flat Tappet Rocker Arm.........10089648 1.5 Ratio Intake Valves .....10093027 1.94" Exhaust Valves ....14095451 1.50" Lifters ...........5232720 Flat Tappet Oil Pump ..........12555284 Oil Pan ...........10066039 Spark Plugs .......R45TS Ignition Timing ...34deg Fuel...............87 Octane This engine block has provisions for either a left or right hand dipstick. The user must plug the unused side with a plug.(Not included) LH plug: 3837057 Replaced by 14091563 7/16"RH plug: 9421743 3/8" NOTE: The 290 horsepower was attained on the Dyno with the following specifications: Carburetor.............670 CFM Holley P/N 19170092 Headers....1 3/4 inch diameter x 35 inch long with 3 inch collector Timing.....34 degree BTDC total advance Internaly balanced Note: Distributor with melonized steel gear MUST be used with long-blocks and Partial engines with steel camshafts, or engine damage will occur. 350/290 Installation Guides
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