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1948 Chevrolet Other Chevrolet - ugmo13

1948 Chevrolet Other Chevrolet 1
Owner:   ugmo13
Year: 1948
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Other Chevrolet
Est.Horsepower: 375
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About my Other Chevrolet

Complete frame off restoration with Blueprint GM 355 ci 375hp* crate engine with Blueprint aluminum heads, Edelbrock Endurashine manifold, 650 cfm Speed Demon carburetor, Sanderson ceramic coated headers, MSD 6AL ignition, chrome mini-starter, Walker radiator with electric fan, March Performance chrome serpentine aluminum pulley and bracket kit, Dynomax Super Turbo 2½” aluminized steel mufflers and Optima battery. 700R4 transmission and Ford 8” rear end.

Boxed frame, Street Rod Engineering coil over front and 4 link rear suspension, Mustang II rack and pinion steering, disc brakes up front, drum in rear. Many custom body modifications including new running boards, new Pro's Pick oak wood bed with stainless steel runners, flush mount bed fuel door, 1948 Chevy LED tail lights, Vintage A/C, insulated cab; Herculiner bed liner underneath. Chopped top 2 1/2” in front, 2” in rear, V-butt windshield, shaved door handles, electric door openers w/ remote entry, electric windows and frenched headlights, Flaming River polished stainless steel tilt steering column, LeCarra steering wheel, custom dash with Classic Instruments 6 gauge set, custom console, cruise control, Lokar shifter, aluminum fuel tank, frame mounted chrome brake booster and electric vacuum pump. Secret Audio Radio AM FM /CD changer with remote and custom built speakers, custom black leather look vinyl upholstery with bucket seats. Billet Specialties 17” Vintec wheels with Hankook tires; 215/60R up front, 275/60R in rear.  Paint is Lexus Matador Red Mica acrylic base coat with acrylic urethane clear coat.

Specifications for Blueprint GM 355ci, 375hp Crate Engine:


4-bolt main, 1 piece rear main seal
Square and parallel decked
Align honed main bearing bore
Cylinders sonic tested for thickness
Cylinders honed on a computer controlled machine to within .0002” straightness and roundness

Rotating Assembly:

Blueprint premium cast iron crankshaft
Chevy heavy beam rods with 150,000 psi bolts
Hypereutectic pistons; 10 to 1 compression
Hastings Moly rings
Melling high volume oil pump
Heavy duty double roller timing chain

Cylinder Heads:

Blueprint Performance aluminum heads
Hardened retainers and valve springs
2.02” swirl polished intake valves
1.60” swirl polished exhaust valves

Camshaft Specs:

Hydraulic flat tappet
Duration @ .050” lift; 229 intake / 230 exhaust
Lift: .480” intake / .486” exhaust

*This engine was dyno tested by Blueprint. Dyno sheet results show 391 ft-lbs torque and 425hp @ 5700 rpm. Engine installed in truck in January, 2014.

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