The Dart SHP Pro block adds a new dimension to the SHP line, with the affordability of an SHP block, new features for more powerful engine builds and the desirable weight of an SHP casting.
The SHP Pro has all of the features that make the SHP block so popular; priority main oiling, siamesed bores, extra thick decks and compatibility with most OEM parts, in addition it sports some new features that make it suitable for builds that will use higher spring pressures and run at higher rpm ranges. Billet main caps, a big block cam bore and bigger lifter bores add up to greater strength and stability.
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Brand new precision machined, light weight cast iron block.
Big block Chevy cam bore
.904 lifter bores
Billet steel main caps
ARP main studs
Siamese bores 4.000" or 4.125" (unfinished).
Extra thick decks ensure reliable head gasket seal.
Blind head bolt holes don't go through to water jacket.
Clearance for 3.75" stroke with steel rods.
350 main journals accept commonly available crankshafts.
Uses 1981-1985 stock style oil pan and dipstick.
Uses stock stamped steel or plastic timing cover.
All OE bolt holes for starter, clutch ball, etc...
Priority main oiling system directs oil to main bearings
first for more dependable lubrication.