Is the Chevy 292 a good engine?

Chevy and General Motors used the Chevy 292 engine in their pickup trucks from 1963 to 1990, with production shifting from the United States to Mexico after 1984. The Chevy 292 was known for being powerful, durable and reliable.

Is a crate engine worth it?

Buyers of new crate engines experience far less problems than those who purchase remanufactured engines. Their engines deliver a far greater performance, a much longer life expectancy, and in most cases, are far cheaper over the long run.

What does a crate engine cost?

Crate Engine Pricing $2,000 to $3,000: Remanufactured/refurbished engines typically fall in this range. It’s likely that the engines in this range require parts like the induction system and sensors for assembly. $3,000 to $1,0000: Complete engines and performance options can appear in this price range.

What is the cheapest crate engine?

10 Cheap Small-Block Chevy Crate Engines Under $5,000

  • Eastwood—ATK 345HP HP98C Chevy 350ci.
  • Summit Racing—BluePrint 365-HP Vortec 350ci Complete Long-Block.
  • Eastwood—ATK HP32C-EFI 350ci Vortec L31 with 350 HP.
  • Eckler’s—BluePrint 383ci Stroker SBC with 430 HP.
  • EBay—High-Performance 350HP With Goblin Dress.

What was the horsepower of the Chevy 292?

GM modified the later engines to comply with tougher federal emission standards and rising gasoline prices. The 292 featured an 8:1 compression ratio and fitted with either a two- or four-barrel carburetor. Initial gross horsepower was 165 with 280 pound-feet (ft.-lbs.) of torque.

What do I need to build a 292 Ford Y block?

Whether it’s a 272, 292, or 312 Ford Y-block that you are building, Speedway Motors is sure to have all the ignition components, exhaust kits, engine bearings, and more that you need to put that classic Ford back on the road.

What’s the horsepower of a Jasper crate engine?

They also receive performance cylinder heads as an upgraded bolt-on part. With performance starting at 300 horsepower, and that fair idle lope street rod & muscle car guys love to hear, the stock performance engine is regarded as the most economical horsepower build.

What kind of car has a crate engine?

Chevrolet Performance pioneered our high-performance crate engine half a century ago and we’ve never stopped working to offer enthusiasts new and more powerful solutions for their projects. You’ve got a dream in your garage.