BBC 540ci 700 Hp Marine Crate Engine

540ci 700Hp BBC Marine Crate Engine

The 540ci Marine Crate Motor is a new direct replacement unit for your marine 9.8 deck needs. Built for any type of marine application where long term reliable power and performance is wanted. Dart Big M or Merlin III Blocks are prepared on our state of art Centroid 4-axis machining center that corrects block dimensions to blue print perfect. Each engine is dyno tested and tuned, not some phony guess work on real power. This is the best, reliable, pump gas friendly perfect mannered running Marine Crate Engine available.


9.790″ Deck | 4.500″ Bore | 4.250″ Stroke | 6.385/.535″ Rods | 700Hp @ 6000RPM


  • Dart Big M or Merlin III Splayed 4 Bolt Main CNC Race Block
  • 12 Point Head and Inner Valley Stud Kit Plate Honed w/Block
  • Brass or Stainless Steel Life Time Freeze Plug Kit Installed
  • K1 4340 Internally Balanced Steel Crank Shaft
  • K1  4340 I or H-Beam Rods w/ARP Rod Bolts
  • King “HP” Race Series Main and Rod Bearing Set
  • Wiseco Pro Series 10:1 Forged 2618 Material Racing Pistons
  • Total Seal Plasma File to Fit Moly Ring Package
  • Comp Cams Custom Marine Hydraulic Roller Camshaft
  • AwesomeEngines® Polished Aluminum T/Cover
  • Cloyes Heavy Duty Double Roller Timing Set or Silent Gear Drive
  • Morel Hydraulic Roller Lifters
  • ATI SFI Internally Balanced Harmonic Damper (best in the business)
  • Dart Iron Eagle 308cc Ported Steel Heads
  • Dart 2.250 x 1.880 Stainless Steel Valves
  • Comp Cams Hydraulic Roller Bee Hive Springs w/T Steel-Retainers
  • Fel Pro Marine Hi-Performance Gasket Set
  • Manley 3/8 x .080″ Wall Heavy Duty Push Rods
  • Comp Cams Ultra Gold Severe Duty Roller Rockers
  • AwesomeEngines® CNC Engraved Powder Coated V Covers
  • AwesomeEngines® Moroso Blue Printed Oil Pump Kit
  • AwesomeEngines® Moroso Marine 8qt Oil Pan
  • BMP World Aluminum Intake w/Brass Inserts
  • AwesomeEngines® QFT M-850cfm Marine Carburetor
  • MSD Billet Distributor w/8.5mm UTE Spark Plug Wires w/NGK Plugs
  • AwesomeEngines® T-Shirt, (free 48 freight, see race news/engine warranty)

Available Upgrades

Dart Iron Eagle 330cc CNC Fully Ported Steel Heads w/2.300 Intake valves (750Hp)
+ $995.00
Melling Select Race Oil Pump
+ $  95.00
Steffs Kick Out 12qt. Hi-Performance Marine Oil Pan
+ $595.00
AR- Marine Oiler Cooler for Extended Oil Protection; Special Billet Oil Filter Adaptor, ½” Lines and Huge Oil Cooler a must with this type of power
+ $ 495.00
T&D Sportsman Series Shaft Rocker System Installed
+ $995.00
MSD Complete Marine Ignition System Dyno Tested and Tuned For True Complete Drop In Engine Kit
+ $695.00
Moroso Custom Vacuum Pump System Installed
+ $1095.00
AwesomeEngines® CNC Engraved Logo Your Color choice Marine Monster Powder Coated V/Covers w/ Billet Oil Fill
+ $195.00
All New Fast EZ EFI Unit Installed for the Perfect Mannered Marine Late Model Engine
+ $2495.00

Dyno T&T w/Exxon 93° Pump Gas • HP Corrected to Sea Level

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