Quick Answer: What Do I Need To Turn My 350 Into A 383 Stroker?

Do you have to bore a 350 to make a 383?

To answer your question…

To make a 383 yes you have to bore the engine.

A 383 is a 4.030″ bore x 3.75″ stroke..

A 350 is a 4.000″ bore x 3.48″ stroke…

How much power can a 383 stroker make?

That combo would probably make around 465 hp and nearly 500 lb-ft, but at less rpm. But never mind that. The point here is 502 lb-ft at 4,700 rpm and 500-plus horsepower from 5,700-6,200 rpm….Hot Rod’s Proven Recipe For A Simple Chevy 383 That Knocks Down 500 HP And 500 LB-FT.True 383 PowerRPMLB-FTHP6,20042550222 more rows•Oct 13, 2009

What transmission is best for a 383 stroker?

What is the best transmission for a 383 Stroker?This is an electronically controlled trans. … Essentially this is a 700R4 with electronics, and while it has no TV cable, it does give you pump pressure control and shifting via electronics. … So there you have it, the TH350 is your best option, followed by the TH400 and that’s about it.More items…

What is the benefit of a stroker motor?

A stroker is an engine that has been modified to increase the length of the stroke and therefore has a greater engine capacity. Its benefits are improved torque and power.

Why is a 383 better than a 400?

The 383 is meant to be a higher compression engine, using either the 5.7″ or 6.0″ rods. 400 uses a 5.5″ rod. The less oversquare you have in an engine, the more torque that’s produced.

Is a 383 stroker worth it?

Well-worth it for the added low-end torque, a mild 383 build is less than $200 more to put together than a 350. They’re so common now it seems hardly anyone builds up a 350 block without putting in a 3.75″ stroke crank.

What’s the difference between a 383 and a 383 stroker?

A 383 Stroker is just the opposite, It uses the stock size bore but uses an aftermarket crank to get a longer stroke.

What size heads for 383 stroker?

A head with 180 or 185cc intake runners will work well on a typical 350 Chevy street engine that makes 400 to 450 horsepower. If it’s a 383 stroker, you can probably go with 200cc intake runners. Putting a higher flow head with 220cc runners on a relatively stock 350 would be going in the wrong direction.

How much does it cost to turn a 350 into a 383 stroker?

Re: Building a 383 Stroker, costs and challenges You can put a 383 together to handle about 400-450 horses for probably $1500-$1600. That would be a short block. It’s probably possible to build it for around $1200 everything off a 400 and 350 except for new pistons, rings, and bearings.

What is the difference between a 350 and a 383 stroker?

The difference is stroke of cylinders. A 350 has a 3.48 length of stroke making and using 350 cubic inches of engine, stroked out it would be 3.75 per cylinder making your app a 383 cubic inch and much better volume of room for air/ fuel firing chamber.

Can you get 500hp out of a 350?

You “can” get 500HP out of a 350 BUT because it is a small cubic inch engine it IS going to be peaky and won’t have much torque. … You do NOT want a “chain saw” of an engine in your car! Chain saws make NO torque and they only way they can cut wood is at wide open throttle at their peak RPM.

Are stroker engines reliable?

A few years ago stroker motors weren’t very reliable but with testing and redesigning now they are almost as reliable as a stock motor as long as you treat them right.