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Chrysler 400 B-series - Hemi Power At Half The Cost

The stealthy 400

B-SERIES ENGINES, BY THE NUMBERS

383 400
BORE 4.250 4.342
STROKE3.3803.380
DECK HEIGHT9.9809.980
FIRING ORDER1-8-4-3-6-5-7-21-8-4-3-6-5-7-2
DISTRIBUTOR ROTATIONclockwiseclockwise

On the Dyno

RPM HP TQ
3000233407
3100244412
3200253414
3300260415
3400269416
3500280419
3600289423
3700299424
3800310429
3900322433
4000335439
4100346443
4200355444
4300363442
4400370441
4500378440
4600385438
4700390435
4800395430
4900402431
5000409430
5100416427
5200420424
5300421417
5400422409
5500420401
5600422396
5700426393

PARTS LIST

DESCRIPTION PN SOURCE PRICE
Used 400 block NA Salvage yard $300.00
Used 383 forged crankshaft NA IMM Engines 200.00
Used 906 casting cylinder heads, complete NA eBay 125.00
Head gaskets FEL-1009 IMM Engines 87.95
Main bearings409M IMM Engines 64.99
Rod bearings 8-2320CP IMM Engines 67.99
Durabond cam bearings PDP-17-T IMM Engines 54.95
Engine bolt kit ARP-545-9701 ARP 148.87
Pistons UEM-KB240-030 Summit Racing 446.82
Thumpr cam and lifter kit K21-600-5 Comp Cams 499.95
Manley pushrods, qty. 16 MAN-25447-1 Summit Racing 271.20
Harmonic balancer PB1112-ST IMM Engines 160.00
Oil pump MEL-63HV Summit Racing 69.95
Oil-pump driveshaft MEL-IS-63 Summit Racing 41.95
Billet rear main seal cap 200-1031 440 Source 39.95
Chrylser B-body oil pan 121-1001 440 Source 59.95
Oil-pump pickup 101-1010 440 Source 34.95
Engine Break-in oil CCA-1590 Comp Cams 59.95
Distributor MSD-8386 MSD 379.95
Street Fire plug wires MSD-5562 MSD 38.95
Autolite 86 spark plugs, qty. 8 FRM-86 IMM Engines 12.00
Headers TTI383-178C4 TTI Exhaust 866.00
Performer RPM intake manifold EDL-7193 Edelbrock 209.95
Holley 750 Double Pumper Carburetor HLY-0-4779C Summit Racing 439.95
Valley pan and gaskets FEL-1214 IMM Engines 24.75
Valve covers EDL-4493 Edelbrock 51.95
Total$4,757.87

LABOR

DESCRIPTION PRICE
Hot tank block$45.00
Install cam bearings50.00
Install freeze plugs and oil gallery plugs50.00
Mock-up for zero decking60.00
Resurface block125.00
Bore and hone with torque plates250.00
Mill cylinder heads120.00
3-angle valve job160.00
Resize rods100.00
Polish crankshaft95.00
Balance crankshaft175.00
Press fi t wrist pins55.00
Mill intake manifold125.00
Total$1,410.00

SOURCES
Comp Cams
3406 Democrat Road
Memphis
TN  38118
800-999-0853
http://www.compcams.com
Tube Technologies, Inc.
1555 Consumer Circle
Corona
CA  92880
951-371-4878
http://www.ttiexhaust.com/
IMM Engines
Indio
CA
760-347-5493
http://www.immengines.com
Holley Performance Products
1801 Russellville Rd.
Bowling Green
KY  42101
270-782-2900
http://www.holley.com
eBay Motors
http://hub.motors.ebay.com/
440Source
Lancaster
CA
661-951-3700
www.440Source.com
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