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BBC 540ci Stage 1 Engine - 1,400hp

SME Big Block Chevy 540ci Supercharged or Turbocharged Engines - Up To 1,400hp

Looking for good reliable horsepower? This is a tried and true combination makes good power while remaining very street friendly. The clean and simple design allows for easy installation in any car or truck. Just a few wires and fuel line are all that you'll need to get this engine running. This package comes standard with either a centrifugal supercharger (ProCharger, TorqStorm, or VORTECH) or turbocharger(s).  These engine can come with optional front engine accessories such as A/C, alternator, water pump, and power steering!

This engine is available with a blow-through carb, or your choice of FuelTech or Holley EFI systems. We offer a variety of upgrade options - such as billet intake manifold, billet valve covers, complete fuel system, and a complete serpentine belt-driven accessory system created by STEVE MORRIS ENGINES!

This product is not available for purchase online. Please contact us if you are interested.

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  • Dart M Block - 
    • 4.500" Bore
    • 9.800" Standard Deck Height
    • ARP Main Studs
  • Forged crankshaft - SME Balanced
    • 4.250" Stroke 
  •  6.385" Forged H-Beam 7/16 L19 Connecting Rods
  • 4.500" Competition Series Pistons
  • Total Seal Rings
  • Dart Pro1 345cc Cylinder Heads
  • Dual Valve Springs
  • Stainless Valves
  • SME Custom-Grind Hydraulic Roller Camshaft
  • Melling High Volume Oil Pump
  • Centrifugal Supercharge (ProCharger, VORTECH, TorqStorm) or Turbo (does not include headers)
  • Your choice of EFI system or blow-through carb
  • SME Custom Valve Covers
  • SME Dyno Tune

 Please contact us to discuss the different options.

Big Block Chevy BBC State 2 Engine

Serpentine Accessory Drive

For those who drive on the street, we offer a Serpentine Accessory Bracket and Accessory Kit. This kit includes Alternator, Power Steering, A/C Compressor, and Water Pump. These SME Brackets allow clearance for a Forward Facing Throttle Body and charge pipe.

1300+HP Stage 1 ProCharged BBC

Twin TorqStorm Superchargers on BBC 1,800+HP