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Old 05-17-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Blocking Decisions?

Anyone have a list of all 302 aftermarket blocks, what their HP capabilites are, deck heights, special features, their cost, and their weights? Special features Im interested in are longer cylinder skirts, threaded freeze plugs, available deck height and so on.

If not can you guys help me make a list? I guess Ill start naming some of the blocks I know of and start generating a list for side by side compairision.

Stock-302 (400HP)

95 LBS?
Main Cap: 2bolt but can be machined to accept 351w bolts.

Mexican-302
Boss Block - Old production
Boss Block - New Production
FRPP F-302
FRPP A4 Is this also the "Sportman" block?
FRPP R-302
Dart- SHP

- Brand new precision machined cast iron block.
- Scalloped outer water jacket walls improve coolant flow around the cylinder barrels to equalize temperatures.
- Priority main oiling system directs oil to the main bearings first for more dependable lubrication.
- Available with 302 (8.200") deck height or 351 (9.500").
- Provisions for OE roller lifters, dog bones and spider.
- Siamese bores 4.000" or 4.125" (unfinished) with extra thick cylinder walls.
- Extra thick decks ensure reliable head gasket seal.
- Blind tapped head bolt holes prevent water leaks.
- Steel 4 bolt main caps on #2, 3 and 4 with splayed outer bolts. 2 bolt main caps on #1 and 5.
- Can use most stock components and accessories.

Dart- Iron Eagle Sportsmam

- Siamesed cylinders: Standard 4.000" or 4.125" cylinders can be safely bored to 4.185" diameter.
- Multiple deck heights allow for increased displacements of up to 468 cubic inches.
- Scalloped outer water jacket walls improve coolant flow around the cylinder barrels to prevent detonation, extend engine life and produce consistent cylinder temperatures.
- Ductile iron front and rear 2 bolt main caps with 4 bolt interior main caps. Rear cap uses standard one piece seal.
- Two main bearing diameters 302 (2.249") or 351C (2.749") allow choice of small or large journal camshaft.
- Stock components make Dart blocks a direct replacement for most production small blocks. Provisions for stock motor mounts, accessory drives, smog pumps, starter brackets, oil pans and pumps.
- Upgraded low restriction priority main oiling system.
- Reinforced head bolt bosses are blind tapped to prevent leaks and produce accurate torque readings. Extra thick decks prevent head gasket leaks.
- Standard camshaft and camshaft drive can be used. Lifter valley has bosses for production hydraulic roller lifters.


Dart- Iron Eagle

- Siamesed cylinders: Standard 4.000" or 4.125" cylinders can be safely bored to 4.185" diameter.
- Multiple deck heights allow for increased displacements of up to 468 cubic inches.
- Scalloped outer water jacket walls improve coolant flow around the cylinder barrels to prevent detonation, extend engine life and produce consistent cylinder temperatures.
- 4 bolt billet steel main caps. Three center caps have splayed outer bolts for extra strength; rear cap uses standard one piece seal.
- Two main bearing diameters 302 (2.249") or 351C (2.749") allow choice of small or large journal camshaft.
- Stock components make Dart blocks a direct replacement for most production small blocks. Provisions for stock motor mounts, accessory drives, smog pumps, starter brackets, oil pans and pumps.
- Upgraded oiling system has a complete stock type system plus a low restriction priority main oiling system with front and rear external oil pump feeds.
- Dual crossovers allow oil flow to be metered with restrictors for roller lifter cams and/or rocker roller arms to reduce oil flow and windage.
- Reinforced head bolt bosses are blind tapped to prevent leaks and produce accurate torque readings. Extra thick decks prevent head gasket leaks.
- Standard camshaft and camshaft drive can be used.

Dart- Aluminum "Race"

- Premium alloy: Dart aluminum blocks are cast from virgin 355-T61 aerospace alloy for superior strength and integrity.
- Siamesed cylinders: Standard 4.000" or 4.125" cylinders can be safely bored to 4.165" diameter. Ductile iron sleeves and extra thick walls prevent cracking and produce excellent ring seal.
- Scalloped outer water jacket walls improve coolant flow around the cylinder barrels to prevent detonation, extend engine life and produce consistent cylinder temperatures.
- 4 bolt billet steel main caps. Three center caps have splayed outer bolts for extra strength; rear cap uses standard one piece seal.
- Two main bearing diameters 302 (2.249") or 351C (2.749") allow choice of small or large journal camshaft.
- Provisions for stock motor mounts, accessory drives, smog pumps, starter brackets, oil pans and pumps.
- Upgraded oiling system has a complete stock type system plus a low restriction priority main oiling system with front and rear external oil pump feeds.
- Dual crossovers allow oil flow to be metered with restrictors for roller lifter cams and/or rocker roller arms to reduce oil flow and windage.
- Reinforced head bolt bosses are blind tapped to prevent leaks and produce accurate torque readings. Extra thick decks prevent head gasket leaks.
- Includes coated cam bearings, freeze plugs and dowels.
- Machined with front and rear external oil feed, crossover and restrictor provision.

World- MOW 8.2 IRON

Material: High density cast iron
Deck Height: 8.200"
Deck Thickness: .600" minimum
Cam Bearings: Stock - can be bored to 60mm
Lifter Bores: Cross-feeds between pairs to maintain pressure
Bore: 3.990" (bore to 4.000") or 4.115" (bore to 4.125")
Cylinder Head Attachment: Stock plus 2 extra head bolts per cyl. (not req.)
Maximum Bore: 4.200"
Water Jackets: Expanded for better cooling
Lubrication: Priority main oiling system
Filtration: Integral mount for spin-on filter
Oil Pan Rails: Stock Ford
Crank Clearance: Can use up to 3.500" crank
Main Caps: Splayed billet steel, nodular iron, 4 bolt
Oil System: Has .500" feed; bosses for dry sump
Weight: Approximately 200 lbs.

World- BMP Aluminum

Material: 357 T6 Aluminum
Deck Heights: 8.200 OR 9.500""
Deck Thickness: .600" minimum
Cam Bearings: Stock - can be bored to 60mm
Cylinder Head Attachment: Stock plus 2 extra head bolts per cyl. (not req.)
Maximum Bore: 4.155"
Water Jackets: Expanded for better cooling
Lubrication: Priority main oiling system. Dry sump capable
Filtration: Integral mount for spin-on filter
Oil Pan Rails: Stock Ford
Crank Clearance: Up to 3.47" stroke
Main Caps: Splayed billet steel, 4 bolt
Oil System: .500" galleys
Weight: 108 lbs. with caps and sleeves

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