Anyone tried this Crate Motor?
Thinking of installing this in a '71 LS-5 Vert. It has the Big Block Hood, but I feel certain it will be too short.
I welcome feedback .... Thanks...
I contacted Jegs and verified it is a hotter version of the 427 crate motor.
Engine Type: BB-Chevy V8
Displacement: 427 ci
Bore x Stroke: 4.25" x 3.75"
Block: Cast iron with 4-bolt main caps
Crankshaft & Connecting Rods: Forged steel
Pistons: Forged aluminum
Camshaft: Hydraulic roller
Valve Lift: .527 Intake/.544 Exhaust
Camshaft Duration @ .050": 224° Intake/234° Exhaust
Cylinder Heads: Aluminum oval port, 110cc chambers
Valve Size: 2.19 Intake/1.88 Exhaust
Compression Ratio: 10.1 to 1
Rocker Arms: Aluminum roller, 1.7 to 1 ratio
Carburetor: 770 cfm
Water Pump: Aluminum, short
Spark Plugs & Wires: Included
Ignition Timing: Base 10° BTDC, Total 36°
Maximum Recommended RPM: 6400
Recommended Fuel: 92 Octane