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!
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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
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.