BBC 565ci Basic Short Block

540-548-555-565-572ci BBC Basic Short Blocks

Dart Big M Blocks are radial clearance for up to 4¼ stroke SD, 4½ TD w/steel rods. Merlin III are 4½ SD / 4¾ TD


One price for all size BBC SD or TD short blocks. Machined from 4.5, 4.53, 4.56, 4.6 or 4.625 bore sizes • These short blocks are rated to 1200hp and we use all 4340 internals with Wiseco Pro Series 10 to 14.5:1 Pistons. (From $4695 to over $6000 with competitors pricing and they always sell you upgrades because they claim the rotators they offer are inferior and you should not run them!)


Dart Big M or Merlin III Splayed Cap Block • Bored on CNC Blue Printed Bore Centers • Radial Clearance on Blue Print Bore Centers • CNC 4 Axis 45° Square Decked From Cam and Crank • Plate Honed to .0002″ • Cam Bearings, Brass or Stainless Steel Freeze Plugs • Assembled w/Rotator Listed


AR-Eagle or Scat 4.250″ 4340 Steel Internally Balanced Crank­ ­• 6.385, 6.535 or 6.700″ H-Beam Rods • Wiseco KA-Pro Series 4.500 A3-4.530 A6-4.560 A100-4.600/1.120/1.270ch 10:1 for Street and Marine with 14:1 for Racing N/A Pistons • Total Seal 1/16-1/16-3/16″ Plasma Moly Rings • Clevite or King “HP” Bearings • Double Lip Rear Main Seal Installed


Available Upgrades

Dart Big M Sportsman Block, Fully CNC Blue Printed and Race Prepped for 4½ Stroke SD and 4¾ Stroke for the TD
+ $ 100.00
Dart Big M or PBM-WORLD New Merlin III Race Block w/Steel Billet Caps
+ $ 425.00
55mm Cam and .904 Lifter Bores Merlin III Block
+ $ 495.00
K1 or Manley 4340 Crank
+ $ 125.00
K1 Steel Billet or Manley H Beam Rods w/ARP2000 Bolted Rods
+ $ 275.00
Wiseco “Quick 16” Gas Ported Coated Skirt Pistons w/.043 Top Ring Package
+ $  75.00
Wiseco “Quick 8 or 16” Nitrous Version Gas Ported Coated Skirt Pistons w/.043.043 3mm Ring Package
+ $ 175.00
Total Seal TNT or Stainless Steel Severe Duty Ring Package (required over 1000hp) new lower pricing
+ $ 175.00
Trend or Precision Tool Steel Severe Duty .200″ Wall Wrist Pin Upgrade
+ $ 200.00
Fel Pro #1077 MLS Head Gaskets for Superior Head Gasket Seal
+ $ 225.00
Head Stud Kit Used For Plate Honing Your Block (from)
+ $ 125.00
Comp Cams .775″ Solid Roller Camshaft Kit Installed (DR Series Hyd Roller for Street or Drag no charge)
+ $ 595.00
Deluxe Short Block Kit Below w/Roller Cam (add $275 for ATI Damper)
+ $1395.00
Comp Cams DR/ST Racing Hydraulic Roller Lifters for Complete Long Short Block
+ $ 595.00
Comp Cams “HIPPO” Solid Roller Lifters for Complete Long Short Block
+ $ 595.00

Cam Shaft Kit

  1. Comp Cams .775″ Lift Custom Grind Roller Camshaft Installed or Your Choice
  2. Cloyes Billet Timing Set w/Torrington Roller Bearing
  3. Degree Camshaft Professionally Install Parts Kit
  4. Comp Cams Camshaft Button Installed
  5. Comp Cams Lock Kit Installed

Deluxe Short Block Kit

  1. Your Choice of Cam Kit
  2. Polished Aluminum Timing Cover
  3. AwesomeEngines® Billet Timing Pointer
  4. PRW Damper is now Standard in Deluxe Kit
  5. Melling HP Oil Pump and Tig Welded Pick Up Tube
  6. Moroso 7 Quart #20406 Drag Race Stroker Oil Pan Installed
  7. Timing Cover, Front Seal and One Piece Rubber Stroker Oil Pan Gasket
  8. Complete Assembly and Deluxe Kit Professionally Buttoned Up Nice and Neat!

This Complete Internally Balanced Short Block comes with Blue Print, Balance Sheet, Product Info, Stickers and Contingency Info

Comments are closed.